Wealth and status: one year on from the Pandora Papers - eprivateclient

John Gould, Senior partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, regulation and compliance team.
John Gould
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"This industrial scale trawling raises new risks for the high net worth adviser. Just as blameless individuals may have suffered reputational damage simply by association with the journalistic assertions relating to some of the beneficial
owners, so might advisers who may have nothing to do with the criminal or the corrupt."

Writing in eprivateclient, Senior Partner John Gould discusses the social changes that facilitate the leak of confidential documents, such as the Pandora Papers, and how they may impact the way in which professionals who represent, advise or provide services to high-net-worth individuals approach the provision of services.

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John is Senior Partner of Russell-Cooke. John's area of particular expertise is regulation and public law. He specialises in the analysis and solution of complex regulatory problems, advising regulators, government departments, law enforcement agencies, charities and statutory and professional bodies.

John's commentary on the Pandora Papers is also featured in WealthBriefing and can be accessed here.

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