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British property 'safe haven' for corrupt cash: campaigners
British property is a safe haven for money stolen from around the world, with tens of thousands of London properties owned by secretive companies, according to a corruption report released Wednesday. Campaign group Transparency International found 36,342 properties in London covering 3.6 square kilometres are held by companies registered in offshore secrecy havens such as the British Virgin ...(3/3/2015 10:22:38 PM)
Property 'safe haven' for corrupt cash: campaigners
More than 36,000 properties in London are held by companies registered in offshore havens such as the British Virgin Islands, Jersey and the Isle of Man, according to campaign group Transparency International...(3/3/2015 10:01:56 PM)
British Real Estate Is Safe Haven for Dirty Money: Report
In addition, there should be a cap on buying property in cash, and estate agents should do background checks on the purchaser as well as the seller, Transparency International said Wednesday. “Our data suggests that the sources of foreign investment for the highest-value U.K. properties tend to be from the regions of the world with substantial domestic public-sector corruption challenges,” said ...(3/4/2015 5:27:06 AM)
2 of the Top 5 FATCA Registration Listings Use Vizor Software
The latest FATCA Foreign Financial Institutions (FFI) list reveals that of the top five countries with the most registrations to date, the Tax Authorities of two - the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands - are implementing the Vizor for FATCA & AEOI. (PRWeb February 10, 2015) Read the full story at 3:36:02 AM)
ATLAS Mara Limited: ATLAS Mara Limited Announces Notification of Major Interest in Shares
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Teams taking part in the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Championship. T&T basketballers (men and women) will not take part in this year’s Caribbean Basketball Championship (CBC) which runs from June 9–22 in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.(3/1/2015 10:26:51 AM)
Luxoft posts 3Q profit
On a per-share basis, the Road Town Tortola, Virgin Islands, British-based company said it had net income of 73 cents. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and stock option expense, came to 81 cents ...(2/11/2015 6:48:40 PM)
Australia orders sale of $30 mln mansion bought "illegally" by Chinese firm
"Villa del Mare" was bought "illegally" in November by Golden Fast Foods Pty, a firm owned by Hong Kong-listed Evergrande Real Estate Group through a string of shell companies in Australia, Hong Kong and British Virgin Islands, Treasurer Joe Hockey said in a statement on Tuesday. Golden Fast Foods has 90 days to sell the property or face legal measures, the statement said. "Our company will ...(3/3/2015 3:42:03 PM)
Australia Orders Chinese Firm to Sell Illegally-Bought Mansion
Golden Fast Foods Pty has 90 days to sell Villa del Mare in the harborfront suburb of Point Piper, Treasurer Joe Hockey said in a statement Tuesday. The luxury villa was purchased in November 2014 via a string of shelf companies in Australia, Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands, Hockey said.(3/3/2015 1:12:05 AM)
Best beaches 2015 include sexiest and most romantic
Couples seeking a romantic, tropical escapade may want to head to Little Dix Bay in the British Virgin Islands, which was named the most romantic beach for its hidden coves, luxurious resorts, and “barefoot elegance.”(2/16/2015 5:47:37 PM)
Source: Yahoo