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Juncker Insists Fiscal Compact Not Up For Renegotiation

Luxembourg's Prime Minister and Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker has firmly ruled out the idea of completely renegotiating the fiscal compact, agreed by twenty-five of the twenty-seven European Union member states back in March, and aimed at strengthening budgetary discipline, following the election of Francois Hollande as the new French President.
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India To Defer GAAR Implementation

India's Finance Ministry is to push back the implementation of its controversial general anti-avoidance rule for a year and will amend some of its key provisions.
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Gibraltar Promotes E-Gaming Specialism In US

The Gibraltar government has sought to improve relations and expand on business opportunities with United States regulators, operators and businesses, with a delegation led by the Rock's Minister with responsibility for gambling, Gilbert Licudi, to the GiGse Totally Gaming conference in San Francisco.
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S Korea, China, Agree To Trilateral FTA Talks With Japan

With South Korea and China due to begin their negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement, a trilateral agreement to include Japan will also be under discussion at a prior meeting of the three countries' trade ministers.
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Offshore Merger And Acquisition Activity Rises

A new report from Appleby shows that transaction values for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in major offshore financial centers rose by 25% in the first quarter of 2012.
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