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'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Talented professionals and students, plus investors, in priority sectors, are being encouraged to set down roots with their families in Abu Dhabi as part of a new programme that supports the emirate’s strategy to develop key areas such as culture, healthcare, research and development (R&D) and real estate.

FAMILY OFFICES

International Federation of Family Offices launches to support global family office ecosystem

International Federation of Family Offices launches to support global family office ecosystem

AFFO – the French Family Office Association – and AIFO – the Associazione Italiana Family Officer - have launched the International Federation of Family Offices (IFFO), an international alliance that seeks to bring together national family office associations from every country, in order to contribute to the international development of family office activities.

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The silent strategy killer

The silent strategy killer

By Russell Andrews (pictured), Head of Solutions UK, Europe & Asia, Asset Management Distribution at SEI – Companies across the globe, both large and small, regularly go through strategic reviews to re-assess internal and external forces that influence core components of the business. Such components, including value proposition, operating model, market segmentation and revenue models, are reviewed in order to construct a strategy for success. Success could include new market entry, new products or services, M&A activity, rebranding, organic growth or as of late, the greater inclusion of technology in the proposition.

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The future of financial advice

The future of financial advice

By Nick Eatock (pictured), CEO of Intelliflo – The start of a new year always feels like a good time to think about the future and where we’re headed. With that in mind, here are my thoughts on the technology themes that will impact financial advice in the next few years.