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Are you ready to gain significant insights into the global economies and current political landscape?

Our Utmost Insights webinar series was initiated in 2020 with Professor Matthew Goodwin as our distinguished guest speaker.

Please find links below to our previous webinar events where Matthew has worked alongside other renowned speakers to delve deep into these crucial topics.

About our speaker

Professor Matthew J. Goodwin is an academic, bestselling writer and speaker known for his work on geopolitical volatility and risk. He is Professor of Politics and Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House. Matthew has advised hundreds of organizations around the world, from the UK Prime Minister’s Office to financial institutions and successfully forecast the vote for Brexit, vote for Trump and the 2019 Conservative Party majority. His most recent book, National Populism, was among the 2018 Financial Times books of the year.

 

UK ELECTION FEVER | WHY NOW AND WHAT ARE THE HOT TOPICS?

12/06/2024

Join Utmost Global Wealth Specialist, Marc Acheson, and Professor Matthew Goodwin as they discuss the UK general election set for 4 July. This event is a must-attend for professional advisers seeking expert perspectives, including:

  • Why Rishi Sunak decided to go now
  • What the polls are saying
  • The key battlegrounds
  • What a Labour government might mean
  • Updates on the US elections.

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RES NON-DOMS – THE FUTURE?

20/02/2024

Marc Acheson, Utmost Global Wealth Specialist is joined by Ceri Vokes, Partner at Withers, as they explore the outlook for the RND regime with the UK heading towards a general election.

  • What have Labour said about the RND regime? (and what have the Conservatives said?)
  • Is the current regime working?
  • How might Labour change the regime?
  • When might changes take effect?
  • Will there be a transitional period?
  • What planning might RNDs be able to undertake if the remittance basis is abolished?

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POLITICS AND THE PRIVATE CLIENT LANDSCAPE IN THE UK

06/12/2023

Professor Matthew Goodwin and Marc Acheson, Utmost Global Wealth Specialist, discuss the political landscape in the UK as a general election year approaches, including polling, lessons from the past about general elections and the key battlegrounds in the private client realm including:

  • RND regime
  • Tax rates including CGT
  • Private Schooling and VAT
  • IHT

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PREPARING FOR A UK LABOUR GOVERNMENT

26/04/2023

Featuring guest speakers Professor Matthew Goodwin and Dan Neidle, founder of Tax Policy Associates, who discuss the current polling trends and the likelihood of a new government as we approach the next general election and what that might mean for tax policy now and going forward.

Dan Neidle is the founder of Tax Policy Associates Limited, a not-for-profit company. Dan spent almost 25 years as a tax lawyer and was head of tax at the London office of one of the largest law firms in the world. Dan advised corporates, governments, regulators, central banks, and NGOs on tax and tax policy during his career.

Dan is now bringing the depth of his experience and specialist expertise to improving tax policy and shaping and informing the debate around tax.

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3rd TIME LUCKY? THE POLITICAL AND FISCAL LANDSCAPE OF THE UK. PART 2

28/11/2022

As 2022 presented challenges following the political whirlwind of the previous months, join us for part one of a two-part UK Fiscal Statement special event for professional advisers hosted by Marc Acheson, our Global Wealth Specialist and Sales Director, Private Life Company.

In part 2, Professor Goodwin is joined by Dan Neidle, of Tax Policy Associates, discussing their thoughts on the fiscal statement, the future tax landscape and what more could or should be done.

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3rd TIME LUCKY? THE POLITICAL AND FISCAL LANDSCAPE OF THE UK. PART 1

21/11/2022

As 2022 presented challenges following the political whirlwind of the previous months, join us for part one of a two-part UK Fiscal Statement special event for professional advisers hosted by Marc Acheson, our Global Wealth Specialist and Sales Director, Private Life Company.

In part 1, Professor Matthew Goodwin reflects on Rishi Sunak’s premiership, the fiscal events and the political landscape in the UK, the EU and the US. He also reflects on public attitudes toward looming tax changes and wealth amid the most severe cost of living crisis for 50 years.

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A SUSTAINABLE RE-OPENING

14/09/2021

Our regular experts, Professor Matthew Goodwin and Megan Greene reflect on progress and events over the last number of months and assess the key factors which will impact the political and economic landscape for the rest of 2021.

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THE GREAT RE-OPENING?

06/07/2021

  • Is there evidence that inflation is transitory and won’t stifle economic fortunes?
  • What will drive global taxation?
  • What are global attitudes to taxation, such as wealth taxes?
  • How do these factors affect government approaches to building back better?

Our regular experts Professor Matthew Goodwin and Harvard Senior Fellow, Megan Greene share their views on these questions and more.

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ESG TRENDS AND GLOBAL ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS

28/04/2021

Our regular experts Professor Matthew Goodwin and Harvard Senior Fellow, Megan Greene are joined by Fabrizio Zumbo of Cerulli Associates, where he leads the European Retail/ Wholesale Asset Management research practice.

This highly interactive event discusses:

  • Key ESG trends generally, and from an industry perspective
  • The global economic implications including infrastructure spend, the impact of the Biden presidency and pledges from other governments and companies
  • Attitudes to ESG from the generation likely to inherit the great wealth transfer and how these differ from previous generations
  • The demographic trends, impact on policies and voting patterns and also look to the future.

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BIDEN, ECONOMIC STIMULUS AND MORE

24/02/2021

In the first of our 2021 series, Professor Matthew Goodwin and Harvard Kennedy School Fellow, Megan Greene will be exploring a number of issues including:

  • How have President Biden’s first six weeks been received?
  • How do the EU and US economic stimulus packages stack up?
  • What is the global outlook for 2021?
  • Should negative interest rates be used as an economic stimulus?

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ACCELERATING OUT OF THE CRISIS

15/12/2020

Who will drive global growth in 2021?

What will the world look like when the dust settles after a vaccine?

How will we pay for this crisis, deliver Brexit and move on?

In our final Utmost Insights webinar of 2020 Harvard Kennedy School Senior Fellow,  Megan Greene and Professor Matthew Goodwin will consider these and other key issues in 2021.

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US ELECTION RESULTS SPECIAL

10/11/2020

In this results special, Harvard Kennedy School Senior Fellow, Megan Greene will once again join Professor Matthew Goodwin as they share their thoughts on the election outcome.

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US ELECTION SPECIAL

20/10/2020

In our US election special we welcome back Harvard Kennedy School Senior Fellow, Megan Green who joins Professor Matthew Goodwin in the first of a two part election special.

In this pre-election special, Megan and Matthew discuss the latest data and share their insights on the key election issues, including Bidenomics.

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“BACK ON A SUSTAINABLE FOOTING”

23/09/2020

Nimesh Shah, CEO of Blick Rothenberg  joins Professor Matthew Goodwin as they consider the tools the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has at his disposal to reduce the deficit, what taxes and reliefs may be in scope and how this may impact on private clients.

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CRISES AND LESSONS LEARNED

28/07/2020

Professor Simon Heffer joins Professor Matthew Goodwin in our grand finale as they revisit previous crises to explain the circumstances and the recoveries.

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FINANCIAL FUTURE OF THE UK ECONOMY

16/06/2020

Professor Matthew Goodwin is joined by Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, as they undertake a comprehensive exploration of the financial future of the UK economy and tax policy post Covid-19.

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THE GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID – 19

19/05/2020

Harvard Senior Fellow Megan Greene joins Professor Matthew Goodwin as we consider what the global macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 will be.

Megan looks at the impact on global macroeconomics and challenges some of the conventional thinking. Professor Matthew Goodwin then examines the political ramifications of the economic tailwinds and revisits the 10 global themes he identified in part 1 of the series.

The World is changing – what will this mean for you and your clients?

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 THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE UK

12/05/2020

As we continue our global review, what political and economic impact is the coronavirus having on the UK? What are the public perceptions of the UK’s handling of the crisis, including attitudes to track and trace and the lifting of the lockdown? What is the future of conservatism, given new levels of debt and will the Brexit transition be extended? Professor Matthew Goodwin discusses this and more.

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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON ASIA

05/05/2020

Professor Matthew Goodwin is joined by Singapore-based author and journalist James Crabtree, as they discuss Asia’s ongoing fight against the coronavirus, examining how nations like Taiwan and South Korea are managing economic re-opening, and also how the region’s fast-growing emerging markets are likely to cope with a looming combination of pandemic aftershocks and hastening de-globalisation.

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THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE US

28/04/2020

What might the Coronavirus crisis mean for the American economy, and also Donald Trump’s re-election chances? How might it impact on US-China relations? What is the latest data telling us, and how are Americans making sense of this new era? Professor Matthew Goodwin addresses the main topics through this US webinar.

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COVID-19 AND THE IMPACT ON THE EU

21/04/2020

Professor Ashoka Mody joins Professor Matthew Goodwin as they take an in depth look at the to the political and economic challenges facing the EU after COVID-19.

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COVID-19 AND SETTING THE SCENE

14/04/2020

Professor Matthew Goodwin takes us through the 10 most topical issues arising as a result of COVID-19 and how it may impact the world economies and political agendas including relations with China, Brexit and the 2020 elections.

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