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Forex Charge

July 11, 2009 (LBO) - A high profile opposition lawmaker has been charged under Sri Lanka's exchange control laws for assisting a foreign investor to deposit …

Change Agent

July 10, 2009 (LBO) - An international lawyer's group has welcome recent comments by Sri Lanka's newly appointed Chief Justice Ashoka de Silva, who said he …

Come Back

July 09, 2009 (LBO) – A former Sri Lankan Treasury secretary, P B Jayasundara, who was removed by the Supreme Court, might return to his old job if he is …

Land Deal

July 08, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court is to hear fresh arguments from petitioners seeking to revise a judgement last year that reversed a …

Media Muzzle

July 05, 2009 (LBO) - Fresh attempts by Sri Lanka's government to muzzle the press and block the freedom speech of the people through a draconian law will hurt …

Just Safeguards

July 02, 2009 (LBO) - Many of the safeguards guaranteed by Sri Lanka's laws of evidence were missing in recent fundamental rights petitions where private …

Global Tie

June 25, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's financial intelligence unit (FIU), said it had joined the Egmont group, a global association of agencies that combat …

Fin

June 18, 2009 (AFP) - Sri Lanka's top rights panel said Thursday it has concluded investigations into the murder of 17 local employees of a French charity and …

Chief Judge

June 08, 2009 (LBO) - The Sri Lankan government has appointed Justice Asoka de Silva as the island's new chief justice. Justice de Silva took oaths as Sri …

Hostage Crisis

ZAMBOANGA, June 4, 2009 (AFP) - A Sri Lankan peace activist kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines almost four months ago has been safely …

No Deal

June 4, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court said a 2003 privatization of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) to listed Distilleries group was illegal and …

Fake Battle

June 01, 2009 (LBO) – Coats Thread Lanka (CTL) says it is battling counterfeiting of its brands by taking legal action against sellers of fakes and …

Key Decisions

June 01, 2009 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has appointed a chief executive, an auctioneer and auditors to the collapsed Golden Key Credit Card …

Derivative Probe

May 31, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's police have raided the offices of state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and seized documents related to exotic oil …

D Day

May 31, 2009 (LBO) – A decision on a case challenging the privatization of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) is listed for delivery at Sri Lanka's …

Weak Judiciary

May 29, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka’s justice system, legal profession and media are all under grave threat, said a report published by the International Bar …

No More

May 20, 2009 (LBO) – A man who ran an illegal Ponzi-style 'investment' scheme in Southern Sri Lanka, offering high interest rates until its collapse last …

Fast Track

April 27, 2009 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has ordered a list of assets of the failed Golden Key Credit Card Company and its directors to be filed by May …

Convicted

LONDON, April 17, 2009 (AFP) - A London court convicted a man described as the head of the Tamil Tigers in Britain on two terror-linked charges Friday, …

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