Wednesday’s Daily News Digest

August 25th, 2010

UN agency makes unusual Pakistan aid appeal
Associated Press, August 25, 2010

Philippines hostage crisis exposes police corruption, ineptitude
Christian Science Monitor, August 25, 2010

Chirac poised to avoid graft trial
Financial Times, August 25, 2010

FASB chief to retire; board size to increase
Reuters, August 24, 2010

Russian Police Bust Money-Laundering Ring, Detain Bank Manager, Adviser
Bloomberg News, August 25, 2010

Lloyd’s, Stanford Trial Begins on Insurance Claim
Bloomberg News, August 24, 2010

Caribbean financier indicted in US in fraud case
Associated Press, August 24, 2010

Swiss prepare to turn the page on UBS US tax saga
AFP, August 25, 2010

Director Exit Prompts Unusual FCPA Disclosure
Main Justice, August 24, 2010

Opposition to file complaint against Kim
The Korea Times, August 25, 2010

Doubts over Ma’s tough cure for corruption
Asia Times, August 26, 2010

Austrian bank “laundered drug money”
B92, August 25, 2010

Reputed Mafioso pleads guilty in Scott Rothstein-linked case
The Miami Herald, August 25, 2010

Deal of the day: money-transfer companies evolve, as remittances rebound
Financial Times (blog), August 25, 2010

Mystery of Tory donor’s Swiss home: Questions over why millionaire lists ski resort as his current address
Daily Mail, August 25, 2010

Revenue & Customs Brief 34/10: HMRC Amends Inheritance Tax Domicile Rules
HM Revenue & Customs, August 24, 2010

Taxman bars Crocodile Dundee from leaving Australia
Reuters, August 25, 2010

German State Mulls Purchase Of Stolen Tax Data, August 25, 2010

SOEs’ taxes higher than private firms
Global Times, August 25, 2010

Federal Councillor Calmy-Rey travels to India for a Meeting with Ministers
Swiss Government Press Release, August 24, 2010

House wants higher tax target
The Jakarta Post, August 25, 2010

LGT stops client money exodus, H1 profit up 6.4 pct
Reuters, August 25, 2010

An IRS “Sweep Up” Of Online Gambling Operators Forthcoming?
Gambling 911, August 24, 2010

South African Steel Company Probing Iron Mine Deal
Main Justice, August 24, 2010

Editorial: Flawed nominees
The Korea Herald, August 25, 2010

OP-ED: Yemen on the Brink, August 24, 2010

Thai PM: Extradition of Bout can’t be rushed
Associated Press, August 25, 2010

Analysts Monitor New African Oil States for Corruption
VOA News, August 24, 2010

Three in court after R200m fraud
Independent Online (South Africa), August 25, 2010

Ex-GI charged in Afghan bribe scheme
UPI, August 24, 2010

Ex-ambassador banned from public office for bribery
Columbia Reports, August 24, 2010

Romanian lawmakers approve anticorruption law
Associated Press, August 24, 2010

UK threatens to cut aid to resource rich African states
Daily Nation (Kenya), August 24, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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