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Italy finance minister mixes cautious, defiant tones on EU debut

Italy finance minister mixes cautious, defiant tones on EU debut

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Italy’s new finance minister said on Friday he will aim at respecting European Union fiscal rules to try to calm market jitters over the new Italian government, but attacked a Franco-German plan to reform the bloc’s banking sector. Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria attends as Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (unseen) speaks during […]

Judge rules federal consumer finance agency is unconstitutional

Judge rules federal consumer finance agency is unconstitutional

NEW YORK – The U.S. government’s beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured, a judge said Thursday as she disqualified the agency from serving as a plaintiff in a lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska in Manhattan reached the conclusion about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a written decision. Her ruling related […]

Liberia: Finance Minister Tweah Complained to LACC over Failure to Declare Assets

Liberia: Finance Minister Tweah Complained to LACC over Failure to Declare Assets

Monrovia – An ever-growing number of countries have adopted ethics and anti-corruption laws that require public officials to declare their assets and income before or after taking government positions. Report by Gerald C. Koinyeneh, [email protected] The principal goal of income and asset disclosure systems is to combat corruption. In Liberia, the National Code of Conduct […]

Consumers more positive about their finances

Consumers more positive about their finances

The inauguration of Cyril Ramaphosa as president at the beginning of the year had a hugely positive impact on consumers’ financial vulnerability levels in the first quarter.  The Momentum/Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index (CFVI) improved to 52.6 points in the first quarter of this year, from 49.3 points in the fourth quarter of last year, […]

Dems must stop picking foxes to guard the financial hen house

Dems must stop picking foxes to guard the financial hen house

By Jeff Hauser, opinion contributor — 06/18/18 05:30 PM EDT The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill © Getty Images Source link

Hamilton finance company chasing $4 million from former employee

Hamilton finance company chasing $4 million from former employee

DONNA-LEE BIDDLE Last updated 14:58, June 18 2018 CHRISTEL YARDLEY/STUFF The case was heard in the High Court in Hamilton (file photo). A Hamilton finance company is chasing more than four million dollars from a former employer who has since allegedly fled the country. A High Court judge has ruled there was “substantial support” for claims Richard Whitham […]

NHB directs housing finance cos to comply with IND-AS provisions

NHB directs housing finance cos to comply with IND-AS provisions

Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) have not got any relief or deferral on IND-AS implementation, on the lines extended for banks. Housing finance regulator National Housing Bank (NHB) has now directed HFCs to comply with the provisions of IND-AS as notified by the Corporate Affairs Ministry (MCA). This would mean HFCs will have to implement IND-AS […]

WMUR first: House Finance Committee Chair Neal Kurk won't seek 17th term

WMUR first: House Finance Committee Chair Neal Kurk won't seek 17th term

CONCORD, N.H. — In major State House news Friday night, WMUR has learned that New Hampshire House Finance Committee Chairman Neal Kurk of Weare has told fellow Republicans that he is not seeking re-election this year. Kurk, a fiscal watchdog and privacy hawk, is in his 16th term in the House, and according to several […]

Preston Board of Finance seeks to fill vacancy

Preston Board of Finance seeks to fill vacancy

Preston — The Board of Finance is seeking to fill a vacancy for one regular member to serve until the November 2019 municipal election. Applicants must be electors and Preston taxpayers. Letters of interest should be addressed to the Board of Finance and received by Friday, June 22. Letters can be submitted electronically to financeboard@preston-ct.org. The […]

Finance ministry receives report that recommends homeowner grant elimination

Finance ministry receives report that recommends homeowner grant elimination

VICTORIA — Finance Minister Carole James has received a task force report that recommends eliminating British Columbia’s homeowner grant, taxing non-alcoholic drinks and introducing a value-added tax similar to the rejected harmonized sales tax. James was not available for comment Thursday, but her ministry issued a background statement saying the return of the HST is […]