Monthly Archives: December 2008

BVI company involved in Trinity tax avoidance scheme

More than 11 years after starting of the Trinity tax avoidance case, the Supreme Court of New Zealand dismissed appeals that investors brought. The court upheld penalties which included repaying the tax, plus pay interest on that money and full … Continue reading

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Updated list of unlicensed overseas callers and fake regulators published by the ASIC

Recently the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has published the fresh list of unlicensed overseas callers – overseas companies that have made unsolicited calls to Australians, and not currently holding their license. The new companies that appear and are … Continue reading

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No compensation for investors of Firepower BVI

Wealthy Australian-Romanian businessman Frank Timis said he would initiate free share issue to some investors of Firepower Operations, an Australian branch of the BVI-based Firepower Holdings Group Ltd. The businessman said that investors who had bought shares in a Cayman-based … Continue reading

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Complaint filed by editors to the BVI governor and deputy governor over media ban

Publisher of BVI News Online Merrick Andrews is going to file formal complaint to the British Virgin Islands governor and deputy governor. The subject of the complaint is the ban of one of the publication’s reporters from attending magistrate court … Continue reading

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