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MIFID II – For FinTech Game Changers

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On April 26, 2017
Citrus Tree Consultants is pleased to publish this guest blog written by Nikhil Chouguley, a global expert in MIFID II Investor Protection. MIFID II is a significant financial framework in the Northern Hemisphere and indeed globally.  Regulatory product data As MIFIR’s regulatory reporting is deconstructed over East London soya lattes, the better half of MIFID […]
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10 things you need to know when setting up a business in the United Kingdom.

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On April 24, 2017
Setting up a business in the UK comes with complexity and pitfalls that you need to be aware of.  Rather than spend hours researching what these are, we have put together a list of common key considerations to get you started on your exciting foray into the UK market. You should always seek professional advice […]
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“So, what do you do?”

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On April 11, 2017
Networking is one of the foundation stones of business growth for any business. Through networking you will secure new customers, meet new suppliers and build long lasting friendships. Networking is an art and a skill that often does not come naturally to the inventor or the entrepreneur. As an individual you need to focus on […]
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Modern day slavery – an age old issue

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On December 3, 2016
The global supply chains that produce and deliver our products are complex.  Where complexity lies, so does risk, and with risk comes potential exploitation.  The antithesis of exploitation is transparency.  Empowered consumers and educated retailers can force change and place pressure on supply chains and manufacturers that don’t comply with the most basic of human […]
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My relationship status is “it’s complicated”

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On November 23, 2016
One of the unique challenges of operating businesses around the world is the complexity of residency and taxation, followed by the legal ramifications that ensue.  Using myself as an example.  I’m a citizen of New Zealand, I’m a resident of the United Kingdom and the United States, I hold entrepreneurial visas for both and own […]
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Silicon Valley venture capitalist partners with Citrus Tree Consultants

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On September 6, 2016
Serial tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Bow Rodgers has partnered with Citrus Tree Consultants, establishing a Silicon Valley office. The United States market can be intimidating and entering it can be a major undertaking.  With a population of close to 320 million people and a GDP per capita of $55,000USD it’s a market that provides […]
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Citrus Tree to provide Specialist Medical Market Advice

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On August 22, 2016
Medical Device Operations and Manufacturing Executive, Marissa Fayer, has partnered with Citrus Tree Consultants, joining the New York office. The Medical Device industry is broadly focused in the US, with between 60-70% of the worlds manufacturers having either a headquarters or a significant operations presence in or the US. With sales of around $136 billion, […]
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Citrus Tree Consultants establishes London Beachhead for HedgebookPro

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On August 8, 2016
Following the recent exit from the European Union, New Zealand companies are now eagerly identifying opportunities within the United Kingdom.  HedgebrookPro is one of these savvy New Zealand companies. It has taken advantage of the devaluation of the sterling and a market receptive to opening up to the world.  Utilising the skills and resources of […]
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Nudge Global appoints Citrus Tree Consultants to undertake digital strategy

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On July 8, 2016
In March 2016, Nudge Global appointed Citrus Tree Consultants to undertake a strategic review of their online digital presence and back office systems.  In a project spanning six months Citrus Tree Consultants undertook several projects, delivering each of them on time and within budget. Nudge Global www.nudge-global.com are a financial education specialist improving the financial literacy […]
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Brexit – an antipodean opportunity

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On June 24, 2016
On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union (EU).  Within the next few months Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty will be invoked defining the timeline and process for the exit.  Forty one years prior, the UK voted to join the European Common Market (ECC) effectively shunning New Zealand and […]
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