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15th August 2016
An aide to former UKIP leader Nigel Farage is facing blackmail and money laundering charges in the US. Read More
12th August 2016
In a first, a Parliamentary Committee has recommended criminalising private sector bribery by bringing in corporates and their executives in the ambit of proposed anti-corruption law and recommended a maximum jail term of seven years along with fine. Besides, it has suggested punishment for bribe givers too. At present, there… Read More
12th August 2016
A proposed law to regulate bank interest rates has not been presented to the President. This emerged yesterday even as borrowers anxiously wait to see if the burden of high cost of loans will be lifted off their backs. The Standard has established that Parliament was yet to submit to… Read More
12th August 2016
The Enforcement Directorate has issued 2,321 show cause notices to different individuals and entities for various financial offences under the FEMA and imposed penalty of Rs 225 crore in last three years, Lok Sabha was informed today. Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said ever since the NDA government… Read More
12th August 2016
Officials Claim Achacollo Should Be Charged for All 238 Projects She was Involved In Read More
12th August 2016
The anti-corruption Integrity Committee in Kurdistan Region says it has so far this year brought charges in 79 cases of alleged embezzlement or misuse of public finances. The committee says it has received nearly 200 cases from the three provinces of Erbil, Sulaimani and Dohuk in 2016 with dozens of… Read More
12th August 2016
The city was thrown into chaos two weeks ago when news broke about Mayor Luis Aguinaga signing an agreement to plead guilty to a federal bribery charge. Since then, the City Council has held one meeting to hear from residents and to discuss the city’s first steps to recovery. Aguinaga… Read More
12th August 2016
Bank customers are being told to make the most of their local branches – their days could be numbered. It has been revealed that Westpac is planning to close 19 of its branches, mostly in regional New Zealand, which could result in the loss of up to 70 jobs. Commentators… Read More
12th August 2016
Pressure groups demand reforms after network of trusts enables Hugh Grosvenor to avoid significant cut to fortune Read More
12th August 2016
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has called on the EC to postpone plans to bring virtual currency exchanges and wallet providers under the scope of a new Anti-Money Laundering Directive. Read More