Russian “Haynets” are adapting to new orders: the results of a joint survey of Tranio and Adam Smith Conferences
For the first time in history, more than 50% of wealthy Russians began to notify Russian tax authorities of their accounts in foreign banks and controlled foreign companies. This assessment was given by survey participants conducted by Tranio in conjunction with Adam Smith Conferences in 2018. For the third year in a row, the survey is conducted among private banking specialists, lawyers, and tax consultants working with large capital owners. Continue reading
Property in Turkey: a profitable asset or a risky investment?
The real estate market is one of the most important growth drivers of the Turkish economy. In recent years, the rapid development of the sector was supported by the state program for the demolition of dilapidated and unsafe housing, the activity of the middle class against the background of lower mortgage rates, as well as inflows of foreign investment. Over the past ten years, the real estate market and the construction market accounted for about 8.4% of Turkey’s GDP. The share of foreign investors at the same time was almost half of the total investment. Continue reading
Brexit: how did the prospect of a UK exit from the EU affect the real estate market?
The results of the referendum on UK withdrawal from the European Union, held on June 23, 2016, could not leave indifferent players in the real estate market. The forecasts that have been made so far have been the most diverse, but the market hasn’t collapsed, and London, contrary to expectations, retained its position in the top three locations most promising for investment. Very soon (March 29 of this year), the UK will have to leave the EU. What are the economic consequences of this step investors expect? Continue reading