UK is bringing out its big guns
The UK is bringing out its big guns in an attempt to shoot down the European Commission’s proposed rules for alternative investment fund managers.
In Monaco, Dan Waters, asset management sector leader at the Financial Services Authority, fired broadsides at several aspects of the directive in a speech at the Fund Forum conference.
Private jets: many of the super-rich have been forced to put their jets up for sale
We are used to hearing the rich are getting richer but the credit crunch last year has taken its toll. Now it seems the rich are getting poorer faster than anyone else.
This is certainly a change of direction for wealthy investors as Merrill Lynch unfurls its global wealth management annual report today.