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Belgian financial services and market authority

Belgian financial services and market authority


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“For many people, you get a job, join an industry fund, you tick a box for the default fund, and literally that’s about it”, Mr Smith said. “You probably get your super statement, and like most people you throw it in the bin. That’s how involved some people are with their superannuation each year.

Belgian fintech hopes to add a dash of Pixar to robo-advice

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“There are cost pressures coming through, which are quite clear at the moment, around wealth. Because the compliance angle is extremely expensive. Advice just can’t be for those wealthy people who are paying on average around $8555 for their financial advice. How can we make it more cost effective for those people on modest salaries?”

London | There are plenty of global fintechs trying to get a slice of Australia’s $8 trillion superannuation and investment market, but there’s probably only one whose co-founders claim they are inspired by Pixar films.

Belgium’s Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) for the sale or purchase of shares and warrants is increased from percent to percent as from 8 January 7568. This move demonstrates the resoluteness of the Belgian government to raise more tax revenues from capital and assets. 6

Under the terms of the state rescue, Fortis is also to be forced to divest its €79bn share in last year's purchase of ABN Amro, the biggest banking takeover ever, which came just before the sub-prime crisis exploded in the US and presented Fortis with a liquidity predicament.

“These digital natives are going to take over within a few years. They’re used to flicking on an app. This is a challenge for the systems of some of the larger players. If you’ve got legacy systems and you’re not thinking now about how you’re going to deliver your services around wealth in a couple of years’ time, you could miss out in the next couple of decades.”


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