Hong Kong tops new ranking of most resi properties sold for US$25m-plus

Hong Kong saw the greatest number of sales of ultra-prime residences costing more than US$25m (£22.1m, £19.9m) in the year to the end of August, according to a first-ever assessment of this market by Knight Frank.

New York and London ranked in second and third place respectively, the London-based property company's research revealed.

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American Citizens Abroad holds 'Town Hall meeting' for London expats

Key lawmakers on Capitol Hill really are aware of the issues being faced by expatriate Americans, and the dysfunctionality in particular of the United States' citizenship-based tax regime, delegates to the American Citizens Abroad's latest "Town Hall" in London were told the other evening. 

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NY private equity firm acquires global trust biz Zedra

Corsair Capital LLC, a New York-based U.S. private equity firm, is to acquire a majority stake in Zedra, a multi-jurisdictional corporate, trust and fund services provider that was created in 2016 by the combining of Barclays' UK and non-UK trust businesses with an existing entity.

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Learning to speak 'expat'

Learning to speak 'expat'

When the Hollywood version of Kevin Kwan's 2013 novel, Crazy Rich Asians, hit the world's cinemas recently, English-language commentators familiar with the multi-cultural Singaporean dialect took note of the "Singlish" words...

Oct-26-2018