Category: Stocks and Shares

Why SEC has Awarded Almost $4 Million to Overseas Whistleblower?

With the massive amount of capital flowing in and out of the industry, the securities market is the subject to illegal and unethical conduct on regular terms. Most of the work being done is not... Click here to read the full artcle

Why Elon Musk was Charged by SEC?

For more than a few decades, Twitter has been one of the most recognized social media platforms for people to connect with celebrities and public figures. It has allowed multitudes of people to interact with... Click here to read the full artcle

The Process of Medallion Signature Guarantee and How it Works?

The transfer of assets from one brokerage to another can be very hectic and that too if you hold your securities in physical form with hopes to transfer them or sell them off. In order... Click here to read the full artcle

How To Get A Mortgage In America

Different countries have different rules and regulations when it comes to financial matters, and mortgages are no different. Even if you think you know exactly what it takes to get one, our useful guide is... Click here to read the full artcle

How To Avoid Mistakes With Your 401(K)

How To Avoid Mistakes With Your 401(K). If you have a 401(k) plan, you need to know how it works to avoid getting caught up in extra fees and even penalties. You’ll also need to... Click here to read the full artcle

JAB Holding to acquire Dr Pepper Snapple for $18.7bn

JAB Holding to acquire Dr Pepper Snapple for $18.7bn If you hold Dr Pepper Snapple shares you may well have heard that the company is to be acquired by consumer group JAB Holding with the... Click here to read the full artcle

Why Should You Consider An Angel Investor?

Why Should You Consider An Angel Investor? If you have a start up business – or even a business that has been going for a while now but seems to be faltering in terms of... Click here to read the full artcle

Invest in Bitcoin

Invest in Bitcoin Bitcoin has been on the news a lot recently. It's a form of digital currency which can now be used to get goods in the real world. For many people, though, it... Click here to read the full artcle

Shareholders will need a Medallion Guarantee

Do I need a Medallion Guarantee One thing for certain is if you are currently a Sky shareholder you will not need a Medallion Guarantee in order to sell or transfer shares however this may... Click here to read the full artcle

The Difference Between A Medallion Guarantee and a Notarised Document

The Difference Between A Medallion Guarantee and a Notarised Document It can be easy to confuse a medallion guarantee and a notarised document – they are similar, but they are not the same. They can,... Click here to read the full artcle

Sky take over by 21st Century Fox

Sky take over by 21st Century Fox. Did you know that Sky TV may well be taken over by 21st Century Fox? Yes? Then did you also know that if you are a Sky shareholder... Click here to read the full artcle

Federal Transfer Certificate

Federal Transfer Certificate If you are dealing with an Estate in the UK that has assets in the US over a certain value then you may have come across the expression Federal Transfer Certificate or... Click here to read the full artcle

STAMP 2000 Medallion Signature Guarantee

STAMP 2000 Medallion Signature Guarantee The word STAMP within the header phrase is an acronym for the Securities Transfer Agents Medallion Program (STAMP). The STAMP program is a Signature Guarantee program but there are actually... Click here to read the full artcle

Obtain a Medallion Guarantee outside the US

Obtain a Medallion Guarantee outside the US If you are looking to obtain a Medallion Guarantee outside of the US or Canada you may have experienced problems.  There are a few companies in the UK... Click here to read the full artcle

Using a Stock Broker to obtain a Medallion Guarantee

Using a Stock Broker to obtain a Medallion Guarantee stamp If you hold North American stocks and you wish to carry out a transfer or sale you will be asked to obtain a Medallion Guarantee... Click here to read the full artcle

Problem with Federal Withholding Tax

The Importance of correctly tax certifying your account You may not realise but if you own North American shares you are required to provide a W8 form to the transfer agent that maintains the share... Click here to read the full artcle

Obtaining A Medallion Guarantee Outside Of The UK and USA

Medallion Signature Guarantee - Obtaining A Guarantee Outside Of The UK and USA Getting a medallion signature guarantee is not always an easy thing to accomplish. For those who are operating in the UK and... Click here to read the full artcle

Medallion Guarantee Stamp where to get one

Medallion Guarantee Stamp where to get one We can provide the Medallion guarantee stamp for UK and Overseas citizens. Call us on 020 8150 2010, if calling from outside of the UK call +44 20... Click here to read the full artcle

What is Escheatment of Shares

Escheatment of Shares What happens if a stock holding is left dormant for a long period of time or if mail is going undelivered at an old address? Occasionally with US stocks especially where the... Click here to read the full artcle

Medallion Waiver Option

Medallion Waiver Option A question we often here from our clients is simply "Is there a Medallion Waiver option', in other words a way to avoid the need to have a Medallion Signature Guarantee.  The... Click here to read the full artcle

How to get a Medallion Guarantee

How to get a Medallion Guarantee Firstly and most importantly we can help and can supply the Medallion Signature Guarantee however what needs to be understood when asking how to get a medallion guarantee is... Click here to read the full artcle

What is a Medallion Guarantee Signature?

What is a Medallion Guarantee Signature? The world of finance can be complicated, especially when it comes to safeguarding your money. While some financial transactions can be relatively straightforward, there are other aspects of the... Click here to read the full artcle

Medallion Guarantee Stamp Limit

Did you know each Medallion Guarantee has a monetary limit, known as the Surety Limit. The Medallion Signature is a surety stamp and the value of the stock must be taken into account before the Company... Click here to read the full artcle

US Shares climb as Trump is Sworn in

Despite the complaints from around the world with regards to Donald Trump becoming the 45th President of the United States of America, shares on the US Stock markets actually rose. Apparently thats the first time... Click here to read the full artcle