By Bao Nguyen, Nick Tootle and Stephen Ng (pictured) – With a new administration in office, an evolving regulatory landscape, and tax changes potentially on the way, investment funds should be proactive about watching for any shifts in tax policy or compliance requirements that might impact future planning.
By A Paris — From the appeal of no income tax, to the supportive business community and the weather and lifestyle it offers, Florida has continued on its upward trajectory as an attractive location for financial and technology firms.
A report from Beauchamp Estates, in association with Leslie J Garfield & Co, finds that foreign investment into the US luxury residential real estate market has jumped to a new GBP5.78 billion (USD7.48 billion) high with Miami, Manhattan and Los Angeles as the key locations.
Phaunos, a closed-ended timberland and timber-related fund managed by Stafford Capital Partners, appears well positioned to benefit from the Trump administration’s imposition of new anti-subsidy tariffs on Canadian saw timber.
Law firm Ortoli Rosenstadt (OR Law) has launched as the successor to New York City-based Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt.
Confluence predicts that the rise of regulatory technology (RegTech) in 2017 will trigger a transformation of the asset management back office, with improved data management and technology solutions delivering operating model improvements through automation.
Research and analytics firm MPI has published an assessment of Ivy League endowments’ 2016 FY Performance. The firm writes that asset allocation remains the largest determining factor in endowment performance.
Independent wealth management firm 1st Global is calling on non-traded REIT sponsors to lower the upfront commissions on non-traded REITs and other direct participation programmes.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Manhattan-based attorney with conducting a Ponzi scheme that defrauded some of his legal clients as well as close family members and friends.
Holiday rental marketplace HomeAway has filed a lawsuit against the city and county of San Francisco seeking an injunction to prevent the city from enforcing the recently passed short-term rental ordinance.