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New market study, "H Oil & Minerals Ltd - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", has been published

The company explores oil, gas and minerals, and participates in related energy development and trading activities. It is active in the exploration sectors of South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Finextra Research news

CFTC fines Morgan Stanley Smith Barney for KYC failings

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC , a CFTC-registered Futures Commission Merchant, for improper supervision and records violations. The CFTC Order requires Morgan Stanley to pay a $280,000 civil monetary penalty and to disgorge commissions it earned from the subject accounts in order to address its unlawful conduct.

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Los Angeles Times

British Virgin Islands: Tennis getaway

Having a bad tennis day? Worse yet, a bad tennis year? Improve your game amid the rolling hills, blue waters and secluded beaches of Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, where Rosewood Little Dix Bay offers Legends Camp, a five-day tennis getaway. The Caribbean resort will offer coaching by Wayne Bryan, Murphy Jensen and Brad Gilbert, as well as the opportunity to cheer on tennis superstars Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker, Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis and last year's Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli during the Necker Cup Tennis Charity Exhibition.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Police conclude investigation into Owen Glenn complaint

Police have concluded a seven-month investigation into a complaint by Sir Owen Glenn that fellow Warriors owner Eric Watson threatened him during a fiery meeting in the club's boardroom in February. Sir Owen alleged Mr Watson threatened to "tear my head off and shove it up my arse" and warned him not to wander around Auckland without minders.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Jammin DC Caribbean and Ethiopian Music and Arts Festival

If you attended last year's Jammin DC, you will remember that it was packed with people who were all too happy to dance to the great soca and reggae tunes at the center stage. This event celebrates the culture of 28 Caribbean nations and territories including Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

EnQuest Xcite and Statoil to explore pipe share

THREE oil and gas firms have agreed to look at sharing gas pipeline infrastructure East of Shetland where they hope to bring big heavy oil fields into production. THREE oil and gas firms have agreed to look at sharing gas pipeline infrastructure East of Shetland where they hope to bring big heavy oil fields into production.

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Greenwich Citizen

The 25 Most Absurd Photos Of Eccentric Billionaire Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson is the quintessential self-made, idealistic, and off-the-wall entrepreneur. He's never stopped doing things differently over his 40-plus-year career, from dropping out of high school to run a magazine to buying his own island in the British Virgin Islands - not to mention starting a commercial airline from scratch and kite-surfing across the English Channel in his 60s.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

South China Morning Post

British Virgin Islands targets rich mainland Chinese

The British Virgin Islands aims to win more business from wealthy mainland Chinese and is adjusting its services in the face of the crackdown on corruption in China and the global move towards greater transparency, the islands' premier said. Through its office in Hong Kong, BVI hoped to persuade wealthy Chinese to use its services, Orlando Smith told the South China Morning Post yesterday.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Orca Exploration's Shares Are Up 70% This Year - Is It Time To Sell?

For two years Orca's shares languished as the lack of an obvious near term catalyst kept investors away despite an obvious discount to net asset value. Orca's shares are now up 70% since I first wrote about the company for Seeking Alpha in January of 2014.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

CNET News.com

Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you too. If like most of us, you don't have the $27,475 it costs to stay on Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson's famous Necker Island for a week, don't fret: you can now see the beauty of one of the world's most opulent private islands from a bird's-eye view.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

JD Supra

Buyer Beware: How to Ensure the Valid Issuance of BVI Company Shares

Subscribers for shares in a British Virgin Islands company usually assume that such shares have been validly issued and they are quick to point to their share certificate or even the share register of the BVI company as absolute evidence of that fact.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Sino-Forest denies fraud in Ontario Securities Commission hearing

Allen Chan, the Hong Kong-based businessman at the centre of the Ontario Securities Commission's fraud allegations against , maintains he has done nothing dishonest, his lawyer told a packed hearing room on Tuesday, arguing that business is done differently in China.

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PR-inside.com

"Max Petroleum plc (MXP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review" Published

It carries out the exploration, development and production of oil and gas assets.

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JD Supra

Using British Virgin Islands Companies for International Listings

The British Virgin Islands' corporate statute is ideally suited for international listings.

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Business Journal

Miami's One Thousand Museum condominium scores big construction loan

The One Thousand Museum condominium project in Miami that was designed by renown architect Zaha Hadid and her firm scored a $51 million construction loan.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Mosquito bite carries virus from tropics to desert

Gretchen Roselli took bronze in the 1,500-meter race at the 2013 National Senior Games and had her sights set on competing in the competition's 5-kilometer race next year.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Scotiabank named World's Best Consumer Internet Bank in Barbados

Scotiabank has been recognized by Global Finance Magazine as the Best Consumer Internet Bank in Barbados for 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Warriors owners at war 'over millions'

Warriors owners Eric Watson and Sir Owen Glenn are locked in a new, international legal stoush - with hundreds of millions of dollars in dispute involving the pair's joint-venture investment company.

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The New Zealand Herald

Dream penthouse sells for a bargain price

A sprawling luxury penthouse on Auckland's waterfront once touted as the country's biggest and most expensive apartment with an asking price of $10 million has been sold for just $900,000.

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Isle News

Nerine sees a bright future in a renewed India

Nerine Group of Fiduciaries, the only independent trust company with an office in India, believes the sub-continent is on the brink of an economic boom following the results of the election in May and a renewed sense of investment optimism now sweeping the country.

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