16th August 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the company itself may have little to fear from U.S. regulators according to legal analysts, despite Musk’s failure so far to back up his early August tweet saying he had “funding secured” for his plan to take the electric car maker private. The U.S. Read More
Tom Devlin interviews Gary Osen, a high profile attorney and expert on the Anti-Terrorism Act. Read More
9th August 2018
AP — The United States announced Wednesday it will impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempt to kill a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year. The new sanctions, to be imposed later this month, come despite President Donald Trump’s… Read More
3rd April 2018
Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Tuesday that the government campaign against corruption, which targeted the business and political elite last year, would work its way through lower-level offences. “The campaign is ongoing as long as there is even a simple case (of corruption) … and it will not end… Read More
12th March 2018
Saudi King Salman has ordered the establishment of specialized departments in the public prosecutor’s office to investigate and prosecute corruption cases, the government’s information office said in a statement on Sunday. The move is intended to increase effectiveness and accelerate the process of combating corruption, the statement quoted Attorney General… Read More
28th February 2018
Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince said the kingdom’s anti-corruption crackdown was needed to meet budget targets, comparing the purge to chemotherapy in an interview with the Washington Post published on Wednesday. Authorities rounded up dozens of princes, top officials and businessmen in November on Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s orders, with… Read More
26th February 2018
AP – The Trump administration is opening talks with Saudi Arabia on a potentially lucrative atomic energy agreement that’s inextricably linked to an Obama-era nuclear deal with Iran. At stake: Billions of dollars in contracts for U.S. companies and bigger questions about America’s ability to keep friend and… Read More
14th February 2018
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, freed two weeks ago from detention in a luxury hotel during a corruption sweep, said on Tuesday he was answering a government call to support local soccer clubs by donating half a million dollars. Prince Alwaleed, one of the country’s top international investors,… Read More
12th February 2018
A luxury Saudi hotel that served as a detention centre for dozens of princes and top officials held in a corruption drive since November has reopened. Reception staff at the five-star Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh told the BBC the hotel was admitting guests. More than 200 princes, ministers and businessmen… Read More
30th January 2018
AP – A wide-reaching anti-corruption campaign shrouded in secrecy and intrigue has netted more than $106 billion in financial settlements with 56 people remaining in custody, Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday. Saudi Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said the settlements reached include seizure of real estate assets, commercial entities, securities… Read More