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  Attorneys representing Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak threatened to take legal action against the Wall Street Journal over allegations of corruption, and claimed that the report was part of a plot against him. Najib has been accused of siphoning off $700 million from a state-controlled investment fund into his

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A story is told of a visit by an African Minister for Health to a Latin American country. On being met at the airport by his counterpart, he was invited into a customised private chopper. Curiously, the African minister enquired from his host as they were airborne: “You must be

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  As the commercial used to say, “How do you think they got so rich?” Wal-Mart Stores Inc. owns more than $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax havens around the world, though you wouldn’t know it from reading the giant retailer’s annual report. A

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  After a four-year ramp up, America’s far-reaching tax law, FATCA – the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (enacted in 2010) – is now in full effect. With over 60 countries (including, most recently, the Vatican) having signed an agreement with the United States related to the enforcement of FATCA,

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  The Federal Government has started tracing looted Nigerian funds to foreign nations with the aim of recovering and repatriating them, according to Punch reports. The Federal Government specifically targets the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and other European jurisdictions where it believes corrupt officials have been stashing

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Several articles have been written about how clean energy helps island communities gain freedom from the high price and carbon pollution caused by using fossil fuels to power their economy. You can read those stories including Richard Branson to Power Necker Island with Renewables, here, here, and here. The following

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  Rand Paul is poised to become the first major presidential candidate in memory to sue the government he seeks to lead as president. The Kentucky senator will take legal action against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service for what he says is the denial of his constitutional

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ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, BVI – The ruling party of the British Virgin Islands has won the general election in one of the world’s top offshore trust jurisdictions, according to preliminary results released this week. Officials said the National Democratic Party secured at least seven of 13 parliament seats, including two

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