Week In Expat Money Matters May 6 – May 10, 2013


Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web.

From iExpats:

  • Stay Away Expats Worried About Sex Crimes
    Growing levels of crime in India aimed at expats and tourists, particularly sex crimes against women, has seen the number of foreigners willing to move and work in the country plummet
  • Tax Man Gets Tough Over Pension Unlocking
    Firms offering to liberate a saver’s pension are being targeted as part of a further clampdown by HM Revenue and Customs with clarification of where complaints can be made
  • Norway Signs FATCA Deal With US
    Countries around the world are rushing to beat the deadline for implementing the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Financial News From Around The Web

Foreign workers on 457 visas could undergo ‘genuineness’ test – News.com Australia

Growth and other good things in Africa – The Economist

Euro extends losses vs dollar, hits lowest in two weeks – Reuters

Expat concerns over Lloyds’ Spain sale –  The Telegraph

Even Experts Get Confused Over Expat Health Cover – QROPS Adviser

Expat workers’ vital role stressed – Gulf Times

Kuwait hurt by expat deportations, says union – Arabian Business

The White House opens the data floodgates, and now the real work will begin – GigaOM

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