Friday’s Top News Stories

May 7th, 2010

Swiss banker charged in Alstom bribe probe
AFP, May 6, 2010

Swiss econ min optimistic UBS deal will be passed
Reuters, May 7, 2010

Greek PM must bow to calls for catharsis
Reuters, May 7, 2010

Hedge Funds Oppose Limits On Non-EU Funds In Legislation
Dow Jones Newswires (Subscription), May 7, 2010

Caribbean Nations Continue To Spend Big Dollars On Lobbying Congress
CaribWorldNews, May 7, 2010

British companies set for crackdown on corruption
The Independent, May 7, 2010

Reformer Resigns, Rattling Indonesia
Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2010

ANALYSIS-Indonesia’s reform drive comes under scrutiny
Reuters, May 7, 2010

Police expand Holyland probe to US to grill Olmert’s brother
The Jerusalem Post, May 6, 2010

Sean Connery called to appear before Spanish judge
The Daily Telegraph, May 6, 2010

Footballer admits offering bribe in Hong Kong match-fixing case
Earth Times, May 7, 2010

Marcos-Aquino feud continues in Philippine election
The Washington Post, May 7, 2010

Sierra Leone’s anti-corruption chief resigns
BBC News, May 7, 2010

Metro Bank accused of ‘unsafe’ practices
York Dispatch (Pennsylvania, USA), May 7, 2010

U.S. lifts Sumitomo Mitsui money-laundering order
MarketWatch, May 6, 2010

Alleged drug ring leader in El Paso gets prison
Associated Press, May 7, 2010

US Takes Aim At Colombian Drug, Money Laundering Networks
Dow Jones Newswires, May 6, 2010

Fear factor has UK plc seeking legal remedies
Financial Times, May 7, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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