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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

South Florida firm charged in $3.5M precious metals scheme

Federal regulators filed civil charges against Southern Trust Metals and its top executive over allegations that they defrauded $3.5 million from customers in separate precious metals and commodity futures schemes.

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19 hrs ago | Lifestyles

Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, elsewhere ahead of Bertha

Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Hurricane Center

Summary for Tropical Storm BERTHA

LUCIA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY... THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

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Bangkok Post

Bangchak buys into foreign explorer

Majority state-owned refiner Bangchak Petroleum Plc will pay A$22.2 million for a nearly 20% stake in Australian oil and gas explorer Nido Petroleum Ltd. This ship is part of Nido Petroleum's operations in Philippine waters.

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The Star Online

Nice footwork there, Jude

Want to see Jude Law dance? In a cinematic ad for Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the British actor dons his dancing shoes and flashes his seductive, swoon-worthy gaze at the camera in his role as a "gentleman with a wager".

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

JD Supra

The BVI Arbitration Act: A Significant Legislative Milestone

The British Virgin Islands' government has announced by proclamation that the Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014.

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Brand Republic

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Two rich men - played by Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini - drinking whisky on a yacht in the Caribbean have a gentlemanly wager.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

JD Supra

BVI advice necessary in relation to BVI company claims: Wong v Wang

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance confirmed in its recent decision in Wong Ming Bun v Wang Ming Fan [2014] 1 HKLRD 1108 that in any claim by way of derivative action on behalf of a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands it is mandatory to first seek the approval of the British Virgin Islands court under section 184C of the BVI ... (more)

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UPI

Buyer of Kurdish oil revealed in report

A report Tuesday says Talmay Trading of the British Virgin Islands is scheduled to take Kurdish crude oil loaded on a tanker parked off the coast of Texas.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

The Impact of FATCA on British Virgin Islands Funds

In March 2014, the British Virgin Islands Government announced that it had concluded negotiations with the US with respect to a Model 1B Intergovernmental Agreement with the United States .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

A Team set to - Play Mas'

The A Team is heading to British Virgin Islands next weekend to perform at the 60th Diamond Jubilee of the Emancipation Festival in Tortola.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States - 33 years later

CASTRIES, St Lucia Thirty-three years after the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , the Organisation reflects on its achievements in a series of articles of which this is part one.

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Chicago Tribune

Who needs a cottage when you can buy an island?

Buck Island A compound on Buck Island, in the British Virgin Islands, is for sale for a price that's not publicly disclosed.

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Daily Mail

Caribbean sun salutations: Yoga by an infinity pool at Little Dix...

World's first driveable deckchair unveiled ... complete with ice drink machine, stereo and GPS parasol that moves with the sun 'It's designed to make you feel like a mollusc': Inside the bizarre but beautiful Mexican house built to resemble a SHELL The Downton-Sherlock-Paddington effect: Modern TV classics spark surge in Japanese visits to Britain ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times of India

AG clears decks for Maran's prosecution in Aircel deal

After completing the investigation, and despite certain documents being denied by Malaysian authorities, CBI had informed the court in its status report that it had sufficient evidence to proceed against Maran.

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San Diego Reader

Jing and Yin guilty, Bing gone

Former Qualcomm executive vice president and president of global business operations Jing Wang pleaded guilty on Monday, July 21, to multiple charges of insider trading and money laundering.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BlueOregon

Can LeBron James Inspire Corporate America?

Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

JD Supra

Creating and Registering Security Interests Over Assets of a BVI Business Company

Entering into security financing transactions with BVI Business Companies is a familiar part of the global financial services landscape given the use and presences of BCs.

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Times Herald-Record

Columbus ship replicas visit Newburgh

Among the yachts and motorboats bobbing in the Hudson River at the Riverfront Marina are two pieces of history now docked at the City of Newburgh for the weekend.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

JD Supra

Export Controls in UK Offshore Centers

Many private equity and investment funds are organized as limited partnerships or companies of offshore entities.

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