Gates Testifies He Stole From Manafort and Helped Him Break Law
August 14, 2018

Paul Manafort’s former right-hand man, Rick Gates, broke his silence Monday and offered dramatic inside testimony about how wealthy Ukrainian businessmen used offshore accounts and shell companies to pay his boss millions of dollars for political consulting work.

Gates, 46, Continue reading

Mueller Wants Manafort Jury to Hear of Lobbying Decades Ago
August 4, 2018

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller argued that jurors who will weigh whether Paul Manafort illegally lobbied for Ukraine should also hear about his work three decades ago for Saudi Arabia and other nations.

Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Continue reading

Thailand Leads in Crypto by Skipping the Big Debate
July 5, 2018

Securities, or not securities. That is the crypto question.

Except in Thailand.

While regulators around the world have grappled with the issue of what category digital currencies and assets fall into, Thailand has skipped the debate altogether.

Instead, using an emergency Continue reading

Trump Sending National Guard to Mexican Border
April 10, 2018
  • President says ‘drastic illegal activity’ gives him no choice
  • Memorandum does not say how many troops will be called up

President Donald Trump is sending National Guard forces to assist border authorities along the U.S.-Mexico boundary, according to a presidential Continue reading

Sinclair Employees Say Their Contracts Make It Too Expensive to Quit
April 9, 2018

After Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. drew widespread criticism for having anchors read a statement taking aim at the integrity of other U.S. media outlets, many wondered why some of the company’s journalists didn’t just quit.

The short answer is the Continue reading

New Hedge-Fund Tax Dodge Triggers Wild Rush Back Into Delaware
March 13, 2018

Wall Street’s fast-money crowd is returning to well-trodden ground to elude Trump-era tax laws: Delaware.

Since late 2017, hedge fund managers have created numerous shell companies in the First State, corporate America’s favorite tax jurisdiction. These limited liability companies share Continue reading