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Shareholders are on track to receive a record £94bn in dividend payouts from UK listed companies this year, according to a study.... read more
Malta’s government is offering an “unprecedented” reward of €1m (£890,000) for information about who killed a prominent investigative journalist with a car bomb. ... read more
MNEs now must use discretion when including proprietary information or information on IPRs in their inter-company agreement and balance the need for completeness and protecting proprietary information.... read more
Andrew Leigh, the shadow assistant federal treasurer, has said companies using offshore tax havens to “get around corporate tax” in Australia risk losing what they save in tax via damage to their reputation.... read more
The dollar touched a three-month high against the yen on Monday, as investors bet an emphatic election victory for Japan's ruling party would see a continuation of "Abenomics", the ultra-loose policies that have kept downward pressure on the yen.... read more
The Labour leader said he was there to get the negotiations 'back on track.'... read more
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The BVI’s Role in the Global Financial System - Finding a Workable Solution for Beneficial Ownership
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Martin Palmer, Director & Principal, Jordans Trust Company Limited
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  Hiu Chee Fatt, Labuan IBFC examines how the flexible nature of Labuan Foundations can provide a wealth of options for clients looking an attractive wealth management structure. (01/08/2012)
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How a CISE Listing Adds Substance and Creates Value
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