February 12, 2019

The European Union’s blacklisting threat against smaller territories is undemocratic and brutal. It also reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of what Virgin Islands companies do. Repetition is to be avoided in most walks of life. But where the offshore world is concerned, it appears to be the fulcrum around which the ill-informed are led by the […]

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The European Union’s blacklisting threat against smaller territories is undemocratic and brutal. It also reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of what Virgin Islands companies do. Repetition is to be avoided in most walks of life. But where the offshore world is concerned, it appears to be the fulcrum around which the ill-informed are led by the […]

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Internews/Islamabad Instead of regularising the public interest jurisdiction by amending its rules, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has resolved that it will exercise its suo motu jurisdiction “in accordance with the Constitution”. Suo motu is Latin for “on it’s own motion”. In legal terms, suo motu powers allows the Supreme Court to initiate actions without […]

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Internews/Islamabad Instead of regularising the public interest jurisdiction by amending its rules, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has resolved that it will exercise its suo motu jurisdiction “in accordance with the Constitution”. Suo motu is Latin for “on it’s own motion”. In legal terms, suo motu powers allows the Supreme Court to initiate actions without […]

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A tale of two deals It was the best of deals, it was the worst of deals, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair (that too, without gas). Pakistani politics is infested with a tale of two deals these days. First is the government’s on-again off-again deal with the IMF. […]

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A tale of two deals It was the best of deals, it was the worst of deals, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair (that too, without gas). Pakistani politics is infested with a tale of two deals these days. First is the government’s on-again off-again deal with the IMF. […]

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Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Instead of regularising the public interest jurisdiction through amending its rules, the Supreme Court has resolved that it will exercise its suo motu jurisdiction ‘in accordance with the Constitution’. “The issue of the exercise of jurisdiction under Article 184 (3) of the Constitution was discussed threadbare from all possible angles and […]

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