Credit Suisse has taken out adverts in British Sunday newspapers stressing a zero-tolerance policy on tax evasion, as the Swiss bank tries to limit any damage to its reputation from raids on three of its offices. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading
Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrives at the special prosecutor’s office after being arrested over his alleged role in the country’s corruption scandal. Continue reading
A German court holds its first hearing in the case of a Syrian refugee who is suing Facebook after the social networking site declined to remove posts linking him to crimes and militant attacks.
A group of prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers sue U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution by allowing his hotels and other businesses to accept payments from foreign governments.
LUSAKA Jan 17 (Reuters) – Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), owned by global conglomerate Vedanta Resources PLC, will pay the first tranche of a $100 million fine to the Zambian government by the end of month, the country’s investment firm said on Tuesday.
South Korea’s special prosecutor delays until Monday (January 16) a decision on whether to seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in an influence-peddling investigation involving President Park Geun-hye, citing the gravity of the case. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading
Apple has launched a legal challenge to a record $14 billion EU tax demand, arguing that EU regulators ignored tax experts and corporate law, and deliberately picked a method to maximize the penalty. Sonia Legg reports
Two former employees of accounting firm PwC and a journalist, who were handed suspended sentences for having leaked data about Luxembourg’s tax deals with large corporations, begin appeal trial.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde stands trial for her role in a 400 million euro payout as French finance minister in 2008 to businessman Bernard Tapie, at the Cour de Justice de la Republique, saying she is confident she has done nothing wrong. Mia Womersley reports. Continue reading
IMF chief Christine Lagarde is to go on trial for her role in a 400 million euro ($425 million) state payout to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France’s finance minister.