- Scotland and the UK would have a host of thorny issues to hammer out before the breakaway became official.
- Alleged tax havens like the Isle of Man and Jersey have fought back against criticism from developed nations that they allow tax evasion.
- The two-day G-8 summit, scheduled to begin Monday in Northern Ireland, is facing a flurry of criticism from various quarters.
Moscow?s Airport Battle: How The Kremlin Is Moving To Wrest Control Of A $5 Billion Facility From OligarchsIt?s a showdown between the government and the private owners of Domodedovo Airport, with the former trying by many accounts to pry control of Russia's most lucrative airport away from the shadowy company that runs it.
- The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the billionaire Samuel Wyly and his brother Charles with fraud for reaping more than $550 million of illicit gains by trading stock in four companies while they were serving as directors.
- A federal judge has barred the promotion of a scheme designed to help clients evade taxes on more than $1.25 billion in asset sales, the U.S. government said on Tuesday.
- A U.S. tax probe against Swiss bank UBS has killed traditional offshore banking and wealth managers will have to improve their offers to survive, bankers and industry experts said on Tuesday.
- Luxury Boats: Superyachts are the summit of success. They offer adventure, comfort, privacy and security. But ownership means responsibility, and, potentially, liability. Of course, you don't have time for steep learning curves, and some will try to exploit this. Benjamin Maltby, an English barrister and Director of independent superyacht consultants MatrixLloyd, provides a little guidance for those thinking of joining the élite fleet.