Business: New regulations could cap the system that helps small businesses get off the ground at five years
The French government is considering putting a cap on the popular auto entrepreneur scheme. Read more … Five years to make it or lose it
Monaco: Prince Albert II will open the event to be attended by some 300 industry professionals
A one-day exclusive event, The EDGE, will be held on 11th April at the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco. The Monaco Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (MVCA), in partnership with the International University of Monaco (IUM), are hosting the Entrepreneurial and Impact Investing Forum and Challenge, which is designed to identify and showcase young companies proposing innovative solutions for a sustainable world. Read more … Today's innovation, tomorrow's impact
Advertorial: RFP Director Yves Derrien talks QROPS
QROPS and trusts are well organised from a British perspective, but one must also worry about the taxation rules applicable in the country of residence: in our case France.Read more … Protecting your trusts
Advertorial: RFP Director Yves Derrien explains why money evolves
The euro has lost its strength this year against many other currencies. Why? What makes the value of currencies move? Read more … The life of currencies
Business: Practical training and what you need to know
If you are one of those companies that are interested in employing students during the summer (interns), here is some information to keep in mind.Read more … Want to hire an intern?
Business: Law change in France has many professionals as confused as the trust holders
French financial advisers reported a state of bewilderment last month in fiduciary companies and among accountants specialising in trusts, as the date for declaring an interest in trusts - 15th June - passed with many unaware or unsure of how to report it. Read more … Can I trust my trust?
Business: How safe is the future of the auto entrepreneur scheme under new French President François Hollande?
The auto entrepreneur scheme was created to help individuals start their own small business and to forge a place for that business in their communities.Read more … Small business holding its breath
Business: UK pension reforms could push some residents over the border
George Osborne's so-called Granny Tax will lead to an increasing number of British retirees moving abroad to places like the French Riviera, according to some sources in the UK. And while the popular picks for a sunnier climate and better pension rates are old favourites Spain and France, enquiries for property in Cyprus and Malta are also on the rise. Read more … Are they heading for an expat exodus?
Advertorial: RFP Director Yves Derrien talks stocks and bonds
You probably already heard about the 'BRICs'. This acronym stands for four emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China. It was invented in 2001 by Jim O'Neill, an economist at the famous investment bank Goldman Sachs, who described these countries as the ones who should become the most dominant economies in the world by the year 2050. Read more … BRICs: what letter to choose?