FMA and the SFO on Ross appeal decision
Joint statement from FMA and the SFO on Ross appeal
decision in the Court of Appeal today
Financial Markets Authority and the Serious Fraud Office
welcome the decision by the Court of Appeal to dismiss Mr
Ross’s appeal seeking to have his minimum non-parole
We believe that the decision to uphold the
original sentence reflects the seriousness of Mr Ross’s
criminal offending and the significant harm that his
behaviour has caused to
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On The Last Rites For The TPP
The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal is one of those litmus issues that has always had more to do with one’s place on the political spectrum than with any imminent reality.
To date, the Greens have opposed (a) a wide range of the leaked content of the TPP (b) the secretive way it has been negotiated and (c) the undemocratic way in which any final document would be ratified. Labour has shared some of those concerns, but while remaining generally supportive of the deal itself.
National has, for its part, been very enthusiastic about the TPP, while still giving assurances about Pharmac being protected... For the TPP’s friends and foes alike though, the end now seems nigh. More>>