September 21, 2019

Boris Johnson says EU has had ‘bellyful’ of Brexit process

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The EU has had “a bellyful” of the Brexit process and wants to get a deal, Boris Johnson has told the BBC. He told Laura Kuenssberg it was “fed up with endless delays” and wanted to move onto the next phase of trade talks. Brexit would happen on 31 October, he insisted, despite a new […]

Rugby World Cup 2019

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From Rugby World Welcome to our 2019 Rugby World Cup page where you can get all the latest news on the tournament in Japan. We have created this page to make sure you stay up to date with the TV schedule, fixtures, squads, injuries and much more so that you don’t miss out on any […]

Can Sir Philip Green save his retail empire?

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By Jamie Robertson from BBC High Street retail chain Arcadia claims to be in serious trouble, facing what it calls “significant liquidity issues”. The answer, it believes, is a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), a series of proposals to its creditors. But critics say it raises as many questions as it answers and fails to address […]

Ireland pick up two wins on second day of Netball Europe Open Championship [Cayman Islands also win]

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By Daniel Etchells From Insidethe games Ireland won both their matches as action continued today at the Netball Europe Open Championship on the Isle of Man. The team started with a 64-24 victory over Israel at the National Sports Centre in Douglas. They followed this up by beating United Arab Emirates 42-23. Elsewhere, the UK […]

Here’s a whiskey for the 32 million Irish-Americans on St. Patrick’s Day

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By Charles Passy This spirit aims to combine the best of Ireland and the U.S. taste buds The bottle: Brothership Irish-American Blended Whiskey, $49.99. The back story: The upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebration is always a good reason to break out a bottle of Irish whiskey. But what if your taste leans more in the American direction, […]

Top 10 facts about St Patrick’s Day

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From British Corner Shop St Patrick’s Day is one of the few celebrations that brings together people from all over the world. It’s the only day where everyone is a little bit Irish! But how much do you actually know about this worldwide celebration of green, Guinness, parades and Shamrocks? St Patrick was not Irish! While sources […]

Luxembourg, Cayman Islands, Ireland FPIs’ favourite gateways to India

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By Paul Burugula FromET Markets Tightening of global tax regulations has changed the way offshore funds choose a jurisdiction. Luxembourg, the Cayman Islands and Ireland are emerging as the leading gateways for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) registering in India. Of the 650 FPIs that have registered with the Indian market regulator since January 2018, as […]

US lawyer linked to ‘$4bn OneCoin fraud’ has Irish connections

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By Scott Thompson From Coin Rivet A lawyer arrested Stateside in connection with an alleged $4 billion OneCoin fraud was a director of six companies in Ireland and operated a number of bank accounts there, The Sunday Timesreports. Mark S Scott stands accused of laundering approximately $400 million through hedge funds in the Cayman Islands and sending […]

EU’s Juncker tells Britain’s May: Brexit deal won’t be renegotiated

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REUTERS From CNBC European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday that the bloc’s Brexit divorce deal with London cannot be renegotiated. “The Withdrawal Agreement remains the best and only deal possible,” Juncker told the European Parliament. “The debates and votes in the House of Commons yesterday will not change […]

Introducing the Maples Group: A Brand Evolution

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With effect from 28 January 2019, Maples and Calder and MaplesFS which comprises Maples Fiduciary and Maples Fund Services, have consolidated their offerings under a single brand, now called the Maples Group, bringing together their internationally recognised offerings.  This composite of collective services includes an international law firm, advising on the laws of the British […]