....The US Justice Department highlighted the UK connection to suspected illicit funds after investigating how proceeds of the Russian tax fraud were allegedly laundered into luxury apartments in New York. US court documents, seen by the BBC, show alleged wire transfers from the Russian organised crime group going into the UK bank account of Renaissance Capital - a Russian investment bank
ing firm, which has offices in London. ...
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Friday 19th of May 2017 11:34:21 PM
....While people in the UK are used to seeing companies and utilities bought and sold to the highest bidder – Cadbury, ICI, British Steel and Jaguar Land Rover have all disappeared or gone into foreign hands – Australians appear more attached to their big names, especially ones worth billions and which have paid handsome dividends to shareholders and pension funds down the years. Richard Knights of the London-based investment bank
ing and share brokerage firm Liberum Capital says Elliott had misjudged the likely political fallout from its proposal that BHP drop its stock market listing in Australia. ...
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Friday 19th of May 2017 10:19:28 PM