The PRIIPS KID on the divan

The PRIIPS Kid is undeniably a good idea. But will it deliver as expected?  Packaged retail investment and insurance products (PRIIPs) include all publicly marketed financial products that have exposure to underlying assets—stocks, bonds, etc.—that provide a return over time, and have an element of risk.  Or, to put it …

The GDPR, one year after

“Virtue is more feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to regulation of conscience” stated Adam Smith. Aren’t laws, after all, trying to limit any potential excesses of our conscience? Innovation and regulation are bound to play the cat-and-mouse game. And you can easily figure who tries to …

DAC 6 in 5 minutes or so

Tax has become a reputation issue. Building public trust is a priority for companies and the industries they are part of, to increase their resilience in a world where technological advancements are caffeine and confidence is an anxiolytic that balances things out. Clear communication around tax is one way to …