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HSBC could yet be prosecuted over tax-dodging claims, says Loretta Lynch

By Paul Lewis
The Guardian

Lynch said the deal she reached with HSBC in 2012 ‘does not provide any protection against prosecution for conduct.’ Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP… 1,157 more words

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala And The Missing Trillions (1) By Chukwuma Charles Soludo

Here, I will focus on Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s response (as Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy—CME and hence on behalf of the Federal Government).

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Nigerian Economy

The answer to India's billion dollar banking problem lies in three easy tweaks

All is not well with India’s public sector banks (PSBs).

The PSBs, which account for over 70% of the assets in the banking system, face enormous challenges—a worrying level of non-performing assets, low credit growth in a stalled economy and capital requirements of Rs 500,000 crore ($800 billion) over the next five years. 641 more words

Mansion maths: an open letter to Ed Balls, MP

Dear Mr Balls
Your article in yesterday’s Guardian, claiming the centre ground for Labour, has enough to commend it to receive the endorsement of people such as the FT’s Chris Giles. 815 more words


Barbados and U.S Sign FATCA Agreement.

Barbados and the United States have signed an intergovernmental agreement to give effect to the United States, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Speaking at the signing ceremony at the US Embassy in Bridgetown, the Hon. 426 more words

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When the Guardian sought Professor Pat Utomi’s opinion about the suspension of Sanusi from the office of Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), he replied that Sanusi’s appointment as Governor of the CBN was a mistake.’ 4,186 more words

Nigerian Economy

Yet more on the plight of depositors and the blindness of regulators

The Bank of England has now published its resolution intentions. These incorporate the EU provisions under Directive 2014/59/EU introduced in May but largely overlooked by the media. 747 more words