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The less-than-expected increase in capital gains tax announced by UK chancellor George Osborne means structured products retain their tax-efficient status
The world is watching nervously as sovereign debt is rocked by fiscal and economic crises in the eurozone.
Growth and income plans were by far the most popular style of product over the past three weeks, thereby disproving the previous UK wrap prediction that autocall products would increase in popularity
This panel will discuss ways to allocate resources and minimize potential exposure with a set of analytical tools to assess, simulate and quantify operational risk capital to improve business efficiency and performance across the enterprise.
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