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Panama Papers leak will have impact on expat banking options

Published in The Telegraph – 18th April 2016 Relatively few UK expats may be directly caught up in the scandal of the Panama Papers, leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack …

Ask the experts: can I move my pensions to Canada?

Published in The Telegraph – 13th April 2016 Q. I’m a 60-year-old British and Canadian citizen, living in Canada for the last five years. I have money in a Sipp …

Panama Papers Rock the World of Offshore Finance

Over the past 24 hours newspapers have been full of reports regarding what has been termed the biggest document leak in history. Up to 11.5m documents have been covertly obtained …

British Expats in Brexit Fear as Referendum Approaches

The upcoming UK referendum on leaving the European Union has raised fears that British expats across Europe could feel compelled to return home. The usual trickle of expats returning to …

Ask the Experts: we’re teachers in China, where should we put our savings?

Q. My wife and I are currently working as teachers in China, and we would like to know how best to invest our surplus cash. We are both UK citizens …

Treasury admits currently pensioners can beat transfer ban

HM Treasury has admitted they are currently looking to close a loophole for expats with public sector pensions. A spokesman for HM Treasury said: “We are clear that the transfer …

Time sensitive news on UK public sector pensions

Since 6 April 2015 it had been understood that transfers from all UK public sector pension schemes had been banned. However, it is now apparent that a loophole exists that …

Qrops crackdown in Australia, and Canada could be next

HM Revenue and Customs has launched a crackdown on overseas schemes open to UK expats who want to move their pension abroad, with hundreds being removed from its approved list. …

HMRC scraps thousands of QROPS from overseas pensions list

Released today after a period of suspension, the list shows that the total number of schemes has fallen from around 3800 to 663. Australian schemes dropped from 1,600 to one, …

QROPS interest grows following UK pension ‘frustrations’

By Daniel Flynn Justin Harris, managing director at Switzerland-based advice firm Chase Belgrave, said many UK pension holders are not granting customers the rights due to them under the new …