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Govt accepts foreign trusts plan video

Tax expert John Shewan has called for a shake up of New Zealand's laws around foreign trusts.

John Key accepts foreign trust rules need a radical overhaul following warnings not enough's being done to counter money laundering.

Judgment day for trusts video

The foreign trust inquiry by John Shewan has helped the Government save face.

NZ's foreign trust regime is a good little earner for some, but time may be running out.

Mossack Fonseca staffer held

Geneva prosecutors led a police raid of Mossack Fonseca's local office in which computer equipment was seized.

Computer specialist at the Panama law firm is taken into custody over huge leak.

Pedro Almodovar's Julieta video

Director Pedro Almodovar leaves the Juliet' premier.

"If the Panama Papers were a film," the acclaimed Spanish director said, "we wouldn't even be credited as extras."

Greens donor in Panama Papers

Forbes Elworthy donated $15,000 to the Green Party in 2011 during the election campaign.

A wealthy Kiwi who gave the Greens $15,000 has been listed in the documents leaks.


Drop the Big Mac

The ubiquitous burger is not the only way to judge if a currency is cheap or expensive.

The ubiquitous burger isn't the only way to judge if a currency is cheap or expensive.

Sacked over photos like this

Gerard Roelofs said his computer had been infected with a virus that randomly opened internet pages.

He had a history of viewing porn at work but was unfairly fired over pictures of swimwear models.

High heels, and rich and poor

Researchers examined the height of shoes that more than 1800 women bought online.

Are the choices we make in our daily lives a result of our own innate desires, or a lemminglike drive to fit in?

Why a car rip off might succeed

Jiangling Motor's Landwind X7 SUV is displayed at the Shanghai Motor Show in 2015.

Can Chinese companies continue to get away with counterfeiting of car designs?

Killed Tesla Autopilot driver was speeding

The Tesla Model S involved in the fatal crash on May 7, 2016 is shown with the top third of the vehicle sheared off by ...

Preliminary report finds a motorist killed in the crash of a Tesla while using the car's Autopilot was speeding.

Oz Jamie's Italian up for grabs

Jamie's Italian restaurants' Australian franchise operator Keystone Hospitality Group was placed in receivership after ...

Receivers of Keystone Group put company's Australian Jamie's Italian franchise up for sale.

'The unacceptable face of capitalism'

British billionaire and CEO of the Arcadia Group Philip Green. British lawmakers called called the collapse of the BHS ...

Topshop owner Philip Green's greed cost 11,000 jobs, British lawmakers find.

Foreign home buyers taxed

The cost of a typical home in the Vancouver area jumped 32 per cent over one year to hit C$917,800 (NZ$992,803) in June.

Canadian province slaps tax on foreign house buyers to cool red-hot market.

Mansion disguised as shed


Alan Yeomans said he was bankrupt and living in a shed. The 'shed' was a 6-bed home filled with antiques and a cannabis growing room.

Nike boss' huge payday

CEO of Nike Mark Parker

Mark Parker reels in $68.07m, almost three times as much as he got in 2015.

Yahoo boss' golden parachute

Mayer, a star recruit from Google when she took the helm in 2012, has been paid handsomely during her tenure at the ...

Yahoo boss could rake in $80m severance if dumped from top spot after sale deal.

Pokemon woe

Shares in Nintendo - like this bungy-jumping Pikachu - are taking a plunge.

Pokemon GO! Might be a smash hit - but surprise failure to catch big returns sends shares plunging.

Dick Smith liquidation costly

Dick Smith

Questions over directors as failed retailer's creditors likely to lose over quarter billion dollars.

Bank's homeless gaffe

A photo of the note was posted on the bank's Facebook page by Gemma Carafella, who called the bank's thinking "out of touch".

A sign posted by bank calling a rough sleeper "inconsiderate" has sparked outrage. 

Verizon buys Yahoo

A combination photo shows Yahoo logo in Rolle, Switzerland (top) in 2012 and a Verizon sign at a retail store in San ...

Verizon is buying Yahoo, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

PM: McClay 'dancing on head of a pin' video

Trade Minister Todd McClay has asked for a full review of the broader issues.

John Key has publicly reprimanded Trade Minister Todd McClay after he downplayed China trade retaliation fears.

Workers penalised for water breaks

The report called for billionaire founder Mike Ashley to be held accountable for the appalling working conditions.

Report slams work conditions at UK company, where employees were not treated as human beings.

Catching cash with Pokemon Go

People are adapting their business to attract Pokemon gamers.

People in all types of businesses are cashing on the worldwide craze of Pokemon Go.

Ban on Wicked in Aus video

Three Wicked Campers vehicles have been banned in New Zealand.

Wicked Campers' controversial slogans are forced off the road in Queensland.

Rinehart buys two cattle stations

The cattle properties, located in Australia's Northern Territory, were bought from one of Indonesia's largest importers ...

Gina Rinehart expands cattle business as she seeks to profit from the Asia's fast-growing food market.

VW scandal tab nears $20b

The VW brand outperformed expectations as the European auto market improved and corporations purchased more fleet ...

Volkswagen's stock jumps even as its bill on the emissions scandal grows.

US moves to recover $1.4b video

The 1MDB fund, created in 2009 by Malaysian PM Najib, was aimed at promoting economic development projects in the country.

US goes after money allegedly stolen from Malaysian wealth fund in complex money laundering scheme.

Lachlan Murdoch's revenge video

Rupert Murdoch on his wedding day with his sons  Lachlan (L)  and James.

OPINION: He was muscled out of the family business but now revenge is at hand for Rupert Murdoch's son.

Swap furniture, make A$50m

ANZ's Kate Langan is seen in the bank's new flexible 'Playbox' office in Melbourne.

This could be the excuse you've always wanted to rearrange your office. 

Pokemon Go launches dating service

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Pokemon GO players meet at Sydney Opera House on July 20, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. The ...

Pokedates aims to get single Pokemon Go players to meet up.

UK confirms Unaoil probe video

Unaoil's owners, the Ahsani family: Saman, Cyrus and Ata.

British anti-corruption agency launches graft investigations on global oil company.

Trump alienates Wall St video

Trump is considered too volatile by many on Wall St.

Anxious ​US banking industry isn't "buying a ticket on the crazy train".

Pokemon Go windfall

The Pokemon Go windfall could help reverse Nintendo's fortunes.

The release of Pokemon Go has doubled the value of Nintendo in under two weeks.

US states sue VW

Volkswagen is in legal hot water again in the US.

New York, Massachusetts and Maryland file lawsuits in US state courts against automotive giant.

Is Herbalife a pyramid scheme?

Retired at 39, John Hempton says he co-founded Bronte in 2009 when his wife threatened to divorce him if he didn't get ...

A ruling by US federal regulators is failed to make a clear decision on if the company is a pyramid scheme.

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