Legal

Appeal

Sep 01, 2008 (LBO) – The man who acted as translator for a condemned Sri Lankan teenaged girl in a Saudi court was not a native Tamil speaker, her lawyer …

Shock Waves

July 24, 2008 (LBO) – A landmark court ruling against Sri Lanka’s John Keells group involving the privatization of a profitable marine bunkering …

Aussie Arrest

July 16, 2008 (LBO) – Australian police have arrested the director of a Melbourne business school over links with Tamil Tigers following a request from …

Battle Values

July 13, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s Stassen group controlled by tycoon Harry Jayewardene had been valued at over 24 billion rupees (228 million US …

Rating Code

June 02, 2008 (LBO) – A new code of conduct for rating agencies has been published by a grouping of securities regulators after the sub-prime credit …

Fined

May 30, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka securities watchdog said Nawaloka director Jayantha Dharmadasa has been fined over a price manipulation case involving the …

Freed

May 22, 2008 (AFP) – An appeal court on Thursday overturned a two-year prison term for breaking immigration law and dropped all charges against former …

Netting Victims

May 07, 2008 (LBO) – Hundreds of Indian victims of the Goldquest scheme are flocking to police to lodge complaints after courts ordered authorities to …

Copy Cats

April 25, 2008 (LBO) – Vendors selling fake ink cartridges in Sri Lanka under the Toshiba trademark are being hunted and prosecuted, regional Toshiba …

Shady Deals

April 15, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s stock markets regulator is investigating a number of cases of manipulation of the share market on the Colombo …

Bad Justice

April 12, 2008 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan court has released a man who was held in custody for 55 years without charge, a report said on Saturday. Thantriye …

Inside Deals

April 11, 2008 (LBO) – A Sri Lankan supreme court judge has proposed amending regulations on stock market offences to cover markets regulators as well as …

Carrot& Stick

April 01, 2008 (LBO) – Tight new immigration regulations that came into effect on April 01, will ban rule breakers from visiting Britain for ten years, …

Censorship

Mar 23, 2008 (LBO) – Books written by academics based in Sri Lanka which were printed abroad had been seized by the island’s customs authorities, …

Airport Alert

LONDON, March 15, 2008 (AFP) – A Sri Lankan national appeared in court in London Saturday charged with endangering aircraft after a major security alert …