Friday’s Top News Stories

August 27th, 2010

Swiss halfway done giving UBS account info to US
Associated Press, August 26, 2010

I.R.S. to Drop Suit Against UBS Over Tax Havens
The New York Times, August 27, 2010

Mexico targets money laundering with plan to limit cash transactions
The Washington Post, August 26, 2010

Tax lawyers gave Hogan ‘all clear’ for offshore fund
The Australian, August 28, 2010

Revenue expects to collect €40m in offshore inquiries
The Irish Times, August 27, 2010

Afghanistan Contractor’s Former Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes
Bloomberg News, August 26, 2010

CIA making secret payments to members of Karzai administration
The Washington Post, August 27, 2010

Guatemala’s Former Top Cop Going to Jail for Corruption
Latin American Herald Tribune, August 27, 2010

Zambia’s Banda accuses donors of smear campaign
Reuters, August 27, 2010

Pepsi charged with tax evasion and smuggling
International Law Office, August 27, 2010

Biggest tax evasion case filed vs. property flipper
The Manila Times, August 27, 2010

Rumor of bribery mars deliberation of anti-money laundering bill
The Jakarta Post, August 27, 2010

Tighter supervision to combat money laundering, terrorism financing
The Royal Gazette (Bermuda), August 27, 2010

Bahamas financial challenges detailed at global conference
The Tribune (Bahamas), August 26, 2010

Informers can take home up to 20 pc of tax evaded: FinMin
PTI, August 27, 2010

New Netherlands tax treaty inked
Kyodo News, August 27, 2010

Official calls for stricter Angola/Namibia border control
Angola Press, August 27, 2010

Battle over prime minister rages on
JoongAng Daily, August 27, 2010

KPK to have more authority in fight against money laundering
The Jakarta Post, August 27, 2010

Alleged tampering in Gayus graft trial
The Jakarta Post, August 27, 2010

Switzerland returns $52 mln to Aerolfot
RIA Novosti, August 27, 2010

Italy: Mafia land back in public hands
Global Post, August 27, 2010

Insurer Fights Stanford Legal Fees
The Wall Street Journal, August 27, 2010

Arms-dealing suspect Bout lashes out at U.S. accusations
CNN, August 27, 2010

CVC moots strategy to fight graft
Mint, August 27, 2010

Ukraine officials suspected in missing editor case
Associated Press, August 26, 2010

Bribery charges against China’s largest gold mining group upheld
People’s Daily, August 27, 2010

Scandals mar judicial system confidence in Taiwan
Channel News Asia, August 27, 2010

Top 10 celebrity tax evaders
The Georgia State University Signal, August 26, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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