Legal

Ugly Story

Last month a 40-year-old, wealthy planter was put away for 48 years for repeatedly raping his own children. Last month a 40-year-old, wealthy planter was put …

Fake Fishing

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) have got stronger but counterfeits are pouring into Sri Lanka because rights holders don’t take action, say the experts. …

Make or Break

Pramuka’s liquidation process took another twist on Thu. when Court asked monetary authorities to make a ‘honest’ attempt to revive the bank. Pramuka’s …

Mine Ban

The Landmine Ban Advocacy Forum welcomed participation of LTTE combatants at a global anti-landmine summit, adding that compliance could increase donor aid for …

Bad Apples

Oil companies fuel corruption in poor oil producing nations, says the international corruption watchdog, Transparency International(TI), calling on western …

Tough Luck

The Court of Appeal threw out a case filed by Okanda Finance and Okanda Investments against Central Bank, and awarded costs to the financial regulator. The …

Cutting Ties

The Sri Lankan government is taking another look at what countries it wants to target for preferential trade agreements. The Sri Lankan government is taking …

Bank Bugs

Pramuka Depositors Association has sought legal redress to cancel the liquidation process and said that they would seek damages from key officials. Pramuka …

Clean Cut

The securities watchdog has compounded an insider case against its ex-chairman and another company director, wrapping up two years of suspense which rocked …

Empty Shell

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) plans to take legal action against Shell and Laugfs for prematurely increasing gas prices. The Consumer Affairs Authority …

Sugar Coat

Parliament Tuesday the controversial land tax bill, paving the way for foreigners to be taxed 100 percent whenever they buy properties. Parliament Tuesday the …

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