Against Gaza backdrop, government closes newspaper and sends supporters to intimidate Nobel peace laureate

first_imgNews Iran is stepping up pressure on journalists, including foreign journalists, in run-up to election IranMiddle East – North Africa to go further News June 9, 2021 Find out more Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists News Follow the news on Iran January 2, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Against Gaza backdrop, government closes newspaper and sends supporters to intimidate Nobel peace laureate IranMiddle East – North Africa center_img March 18, 2021 Find out more Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 Receive email alerts News Help by sharing this information June 11, 2021 Find out more The Iranian government has taken advantage of Israel’s offensive against the Gaza Strip to crack down harder on its critics, closing an opposition newspaper and dispatching its supporters to step up a campaign of intimidation against human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi.“Any pretext will do for the Iranian government to silence news media and dissidents,” Reporters Without Borders said. “As usual, it has exploited the international situation to settle scores with what remains of the non-governmental media and with human rights activists. The closure of the daily Kargozaraan and the attack on the office and home of Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi are classic examples.”The Commission for the Authorisation and Surveillance of the Press ordered Kargozaraan’s suspension on 31 December under articles 5 and 6 of the press law for “inciting individuals and groups to act against the security, respect and interest of the Islamic Republic” and for “defending Israel’s actions in Gaza and its crimes against the Muslim population.”The mouthpiece of a political movement of the same name that supports former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsandjani, Kargozaraan published a report on 30 December (the first anniversary of its launch) quoting a press release about Gaza by a student association condemning the violence “on both sides and the use of civilians as hostages.”Thirty newspapers were suspended in Iran in 2008, 22 of them by the Commission for the Authorisation and Surveillance of the Press, an offshoot of the Ministry for Culture and Islamic Guidance that has responsibility for censorship. The ministry is the Ahamadinejad government’s right hand in its campaign against independent media.Militiamen organised by the Revolutionary Guards have been demonstrating for several days against the Israeli offensive. Yesterday, about 100 of them demonstrated outside Ebadi’s home, shouting slogans critical of her and her Human Rights Defenders Centre, which the police closed down on 21 December on the grounds that it did not have interior ministry permission. Yesterday’s demonstration came three days after police raided Ebadi’s law office. The threats to Ebadi’s activities and to her family have been condemned by the European Union, United States, Canada and other leading western governments. Organisation RSF_en last_img read more

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Is Sušić going to be the next Trainer of Turkish Galatasaray?

first_imgGalatasaray Sports Club (GS) is a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul’s European side, most notable for its association football section. Namely, GS is holding the highest number of Turkish League cups, as well as Turkish Cups. Galatasaray won the UEFA Cup and the UEFA Super Cup in 2000.Nowadays Galatasaray holds the second position on the Turkish Super Lig List, but the discomfort and dissatisfaction of fans and board is evident. Namely, the dissatisfaction triumphed when the Galatasaray lost to Borussia Dortmund by four goals on October 22nd at the Ali Sami Yen Sports Complex TT Arena.In addition, it is important to note that lately GS scored only one point and that the situation is eager to change. From the source close to the Sarajevo Times, it was announced that the board of GS is interested for Safet Susić. Accordingly, it is important to note that before his current position as manager of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sušić worked for a number of club sides in Turkey such asİstanbulspor, Konyaspor, Ankaragücü, Çaykur Rizespor, and Ankaraspor, but did not succeed in talks with the GS at that time. However, the situation nowadays is different. The interest from both sides can be seen.All in all, the genuine guidepost on a Sušić’s decision will be the match between Galatasaray and Borussia Dortmund which will be held on 4th November at 21:45 o’clock on Loc Signal Iduna Park. STlast_img read more

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BREEDERS’ CUP POST RACE INTERVIEW QUOTES – JUVENILE TURF – FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016

first_imgBob FeldJerry AmermanJohn AmermanJose OrtizPress ConferenceTHE MODERATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf was Oscar Performance. And we’re joined now by trainer Brian Lynch and jockey Jose Ortiz. Congratulations to you both. Thank you for joining us here.I would just like to ask both of you if you could just take us through the race from your perspective, Brian, can we start with you, and just describe it in your words.BRIAN LYNCH: Having a bit of a rapport with Jose, both coming out of New York, we got to know each other quite well. Jose fits this horse to a T, and last night we got the chance to sit down and have a little talk about after handicapping the race that we figured that the horse coming out of Chicago, Larry Rivelli’s horse, showed speed, and from the outside post, we felt that our goal was technical enough and it was critical we get a good position going into the first turn, and it just went perfect. Jose was where he needed to be. We cornered well. I was just saying to Jose, if he wants to replay, a lot of them got so wide going into the first turn, just got him to switch off going down the backside, and, you know, the pace was on in the kitchen. That horse of Rivelli’s was, you know, 22 the first quarter, I believe. So it was an honest pace. I’d seen Jose take a look under his shoulder there about the three and a half, and I thought, he’s got horse. When he joined him and it started to edge away from him around the turn, and he sort of stole a few lengths at the bottom of the lane there. I thought, well, looked behind, and they were throwing leather at the rest of them. And I thought they’ve got the work cut out to catch him from here. And Jose gave him just a textbook, beautiful ride and got it done. Just absolutely thrilled as I am for my first Breeders’ Cup. I’m thrilled to have done it with Jose.THE MODERATOR: Jose, what can you add to that in terms of being able to sit off the speed of Wellabled today?JOSE ORTIZ: Yeah, we talked about it last night, and he played out just like we planned it. That was the key, I think. The key was going through the first turn, have a clean break, and get up a good position in the first turn, and we did that. And he re-lapped well behind Wellabled. I was a little concerned about that, because he had been on the lead lap two times. But he re-lapped well, and when I past the three-quarter pole, I felt like I had a lot of horse under me, when I let him go in the quarter pole, he did very well.THE MODERATOR: We’re also joined by the owners John and Jerry Amerman. And Jerry bred this horse as well. So I’m going to open it up for questions.Q. I think the Englishman on the podium mentioned Royal Ascot. But from a different perspective, is that something that’s really in the cards for this horse? Also, have you considered dirt at all with him?BRIAN LYNCH: We haven’t really considered dirt. He’s a Kitten’s joy out of a theatrical mare, so his pedigree’s definitely top and bottom grass. So at this stage we’ll talk with John and Jerry about the next step, but he definitely deserves a nice little break after today’s performance. You know, that’s his fourth start as a two-year-old. I think that’s plenty for him. And we look forward to him in the spring.THE MODERATOR: John, congratulations to you. We’d like to get a comment on how it feels to win another Breeders’ Cup Race for you.JOHN AMERMAN: Well, it’s the ultimate thrill in winning a Breeders’ Cup, there’s no question about it. We won with a horse named Adoration back in 2003. That was 13 years ago. I thought it was a very good sign when we were in post 13, and I got to give full credit to, well, the people down in Florida who broke the horse, Barry Berkelhammer, he came up to me and said, You’ve got one special horse, and that was a long time ago. Then we turned him over to this guy, and he’s done well. And he turned it over to Jose who has ridden that horse so beautifully in three straight races.And I really got to give the best congratulations to my wife, Jerry, who bred the horse.BRIAN LYNCH: First and foremost, John.THE MODERATOR: Jerry, we’d love to hear from you. Congratulations on a homebred winning a Breeders’ Cup Race.JERRY AMERMAN: It is very exciting. But I’ve also got to say thank God the horse is faster than I am. I was the last person here.Q. His first start, if he had such a good reputation and shown so much, do you think he just was a horse that needed the experience of having a race?BRIAN LYNCH: Yeah, I mean, I’m probably statistically not a real first-time-out sort of trainer, and he broke — we can’t blame anything on the first jockey that rode him. He broke well, but got shuffled back. Inevitably we thought he ran well that day. Probably thought he could have run a little better than he did, but he did run well. He had a lot of interest in his finish. He wasn’t beaten that bad. So we did expect a little bit more out of him first time, but it was just the victim of circumstances, got in traffic, first-time-out blues.He was damn sure ready the second time.Q. He races without Lasix, is that a principle of the owners? Is this something that you do with all your two-year-olds, or was this a horse that there was no reason for him to run on Lasix?JOHN AMERMAN: You’re talking about medication?Q. Yes.JOHN AMERMAN: Well, I don’t want to get into a deep subject because there are so many different viewpoints. But if the horse is doing well, there is no need for medication when they’re two years old, and that’s the principle we’ve followed. If something goes wrong, obviously it’s a different issue and we might use Lasix. But until then, we stay without it.BRIAN LYNCH: Yeah, he’s a very clear-winded horse. He’s never shown a sign or a trace of pulmonary hemorrhage, and on days like this you appreciate a horse that isn’t on Lasix as hot as it is and the dehydration factor.Q. Mr. Amerman, I just want to follow up on the plans for next year. What will you go through in terms of a calendar or what process will you go through in determining the moves for this horse next year, and from your part, is Royal Ascot in the plans?JOHN AMERMAN: Well, couple things, one, obviously this is a great thrill, and you step back and you have conversations with Brian and Bob Feld, our Bloodstock agent, and Jerry, of course. And so we’ll give him some time, and he’ll go back at it in the spring.Someone came up to me, forgive me, I didn’t catch the name, but wonderful, nice man. He said, oh, are you going to come to Ascot in the summer? And I said, well, talk to me after the race (laughter).We’d love to, but that’s a long ways off, and we’ll have a few journeys before that. So I hope it works, but who knows.THE MODERATOR: Bob Feld, care to add anything?BOB FELD: No, just how lucky I am to be associated with the Amermans for so long. I think it’s over 20 years. They’re special people. They donate so much money behind the scenes and it’s great for the game. They claim horses to rehab them and give them to people off the track thoroughbreds. They’ll even retire horses when they could drop them in for a tag. But when the horses have done well for them, they don’t even drop them in for a tag. They’re just great people. I’m glad to be associated. I was involved in buying the dam of this colt. She was a really nice race horse. I really believed in my heart she was going to beat Zenyatta that year we bought her. She ran a great three for us and got hurt. So I definitely think she passed the talent we saw in her as a racehorse. So, so happy for them. I’d like to drop a special note about Mill Ridge Farm, and Healy works with Jerry for breeding the horses, and Healy gets a shout out too.JERRY AMERMAN: That’s one thing I’d like to add. Mill Ridge did a wonderful job of taking care of mom and babies, and I appreciate everything they’ve done. And Healy has been a great source of —JOHN AMERMAN: A good friend.JERRY AMERMAN: A great source of information, and a good friend.last_img read more

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Small businesses urged to use technology to expand knowledge

first_imgAs Guyana prepares for the benefits from the impending oil and gas industry, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) are being urged to use technology, not only to expand their knowledge, but to also become more efficient so that they are better prepared to take advantage of the opportunities that would be available when oil production commences.Governor of the Bank of Guyana, Dr Gobind Ganga, addressing a gathering at the Small Business Development Finance Trust Inc (SBDF), said the future is bright for SMEs in Guyana but asked whether those enterprises are ready to harness the challenges and grasp the opportunities ahead.To this end, he encouraged small business owners the use technology to expand their knowledge of their respective fields.“In Guyana, many business opportunities are abound and these opportunities will increase in the near future. The Small and Medium Enterprises have to position themselves to grasp these opportunities. In looking forward to opportunities, focus must not be lost of the challenges these businesses face. While some may be systematic, some of the challenges can be overcome by knowledge and innovations,” Dr Ganga posited.Citing a 2016 Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) study which finds that SMEs in the Region are, among other things, disparate, known for deficiencies in quality and consistency; weaknesses in packaging, costing and pricing, the Central Bank head noted that many opportunities are foregone because SMEs are not capable of maximising those opportunities due to weaknesses they exhibit.Against this backdrop, he called on these enterprises to put their houses in order. Dr Ganga, noted that extensive knowledge of production, markets, operations, finance, innovating and so on, will go a long way in ensuring success.“While some may argue that formal training is needed in some of these areas, I would suggest that knowledge abounds on the Internet. Knowledge is empowerment and any topic could be researched on the Internet. This freely available knowledge could lead to improved products and services, market strategy, provide links to new markets and allow for improving efficiencies,” the Central Bank Head stated.On the other hand, pointing to Government’s initiative to set up Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Hubs countrywide, one of the Directors at SBDF, Mohamed Ali, also encouraged farmers to take advantage of technology.“Access the Internet and look at market prices what the millers are getting per ton for the rice, see what paddy prices are so you become educated and you can speak armed with knowledge,” he stated.Ali added too that the use of technology in the agriculture sector can boost efficiency, particularly within the rice sector. “If you go on the net, you will see farmers today are using drone technology… If a farmer has 600 or 300 acres, he need not walk the entire field, he can sit at the back and send the drone up and the drone can show him the status of the conditions of his rice – where is disease and where needs more fertiliser – and even monitor his workers…,” the Director asserted.He posited that all of these technologies driven measures will also help to reduce production costs.last_img read more

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Windies women thrash India by 9 wickets in first ODI

first_imgThe West Indies women thrashed hosts India by nine wickets with 13.1 overs to spare in the first ODI at the Mumbai Cricket Association’s BKC ground in Mumbai on Monday.West Indies vice-captain and off spinner Anisa Mohammed grabbed four out of the top six Indian wickets to help skittle out the hosts for a paltry 161.The target was easily achieved by the visitors who rode on opener Stefanie Taylor’s unbeaten 85 in 122 balls.One- down Shanel Daley remained unconquered with 44 off 86 balls and also added 137 runs for the unfinished second wicket with Stefanie after the cheap dismissal of the other opener, Juliana Nero, who fell to Indian skipper Jhulan Goswami.Earlier, opting to bat first, the home team stumbled against Anisa and medium pacer Deandra Dottin to be reduced to 129 for 7 before the slog phase and could not post a good score which could have troubled the visitors.The second and third matches of the best-of-five series are to be held at Vadodara on January 13 and 15 followed by the last two ties at Rajkot on the 18th and 19th. The visitors are also slated to take on the home team in a best-of-three T20 series with all matches scheduled at Ahmedabad from 22nd to 24th January.Brief Scores: India 161 all out in 49.3 overs ( Poonam Raut 33, Harmanpreet Kaur 32; Anisa Mohammed 4 for 27) lost to West Indies 162 for 1 in 36.5 overs ( Stefanie Taylor not out 85, Shanel Daley not out 44)With PTI inputslast_img read more

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9 days agoArsenal boss Emery played Ozil, Mustafi in Reading friendly

first_imgArsenal boss Emery played Ozil, Mustafi in Reading friendlyby Paul Vegas9 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal boss Unai Emery fielded a strong XI for Tuesday’s friendly with Reading.The match was Mark Bowen’s first as new Royals manager.The game finished 2-2, with Sam Baldock netting both of Royals’ goals.The former Brighton man had given Reading the lead, before an Arsenal team – which included senior pros Mesut Ozil, Ashley Maitland-Niles, Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Shkodran Mustafi – hit back.Baldock had the last laugh though as he claimed his second goal to earn Royals a draw. About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img

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Sir Steve Redgrave And Freddie Flintoff Clash For Sport Relief

first_imgSir Steve Redgrave and Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff MBE are set to go head to head in a Clash of the Titans for Sport Relief.Redgrave vs Flintoff in Clash of the TitansFive-time Olympic champion rower Sir Steve and cricket legend and broadcaster Freddie will each captain a team of celebrities as they go head to head in a number of Olympic sporting challenges as part of the Sport Relief Night of TV on Friday 18th March.Sir Steve says “Winning gold medals at the Olympic Games was one thing, leading my team to victory in Clash of the Titans is another matter altogether,” he said. “Freddie Flintoff, bring it on.”England all-rounder Freddie played a major role in the 2005 home Ashes victory over Australia and is no stranger to captaincy having led the England team during his international career. Freddie also captains a team on the sports-based comedy panel show A League Of Their Own.“I took part in Clash of the Titans last time but we were robbed under John Bishop’s leadership,” he said. “This time I’m back and I’m not leaving without that trophy.”The teams will be made up of famous faces from the worlds of entertainment and sport. With the Clash of the Titans trophy up for grabs, the celebrities will be put through their paces as they compete in a number of Olympic sporting challenges: Track Cycling, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Synchronised Swimming and, for the first time, Wrestling, plus a Triathlon race.Clash of the Titans became a Sport Relief fixture in 2014 when Lord Sebastian Coe and his team of celebrities narrowly beat a team led by comedian John Bishop.On the night, sports TV presenters Ore Oduba and Dan Walker will host all the action live from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.It promises to be a night filled with tension, entertainment and sporting rivalry and the public has the opportunity to buy tickets to watch all the action from the two venues; the Velodrome at Lee Valley VeloPark and the London Aquatics Centre.Money raised this Sport Relief will be used to make a difference to people living incredibly tough lives, here at home in the UK and across the world’s poorest communities.To buy tickets for Clash of the Titans go to www.seetickets.com/tour/sport-relief-2016/. Tickets cost £16, plus booking fees and £2.50 from the sale of each ticket will go directly to Sport Relief.last_img read more

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Canada vows to aggressively defend lumber sector after duties confirmed by US

first_imgThe federal government vowed to aggressively defend Canada’s softwood lumber industry after the U.S. International Trade Commission unanimously voted that American producers have been harmed by imports of subsidized Canadian lumber.“We will stand shoulder to shoulder with the forestry sector in Canada,” Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr told reporters in Ottawa.Carr called the duties unnecessary and said Canada has already launched challenges under both the North American Free Trade Agreement and at the World Trade Organization. The NAFTA dispute panel has to make a ruling by next fall. The WTO process could take years.“We have fought them before and we’ll continue to defend Canada’s interests,” Carr said.He added the government is helping the industry by offering a support package, including loan guarantees at commercial rates, and working to expand export markets and transform the industry.In a 4-0 vote Thursday, the agency sided with the U.S. lumber coalition, which complained that Canadian lumber was subsidized and that it was dumped into the American market at artificially low prices.Most Canadian producers will now pay a combined countervailing and anti-dumping rate of 20.83 per cent, down from 26.75 per cent in the preliminary determinations issued earlier this year.Canadian producers have paid about $500 million in deposits for the duties thus far.The duties have added to the cost of building a home in the United States. Canadian unions and lumber companies fear the issue will eventually cause layoffs.West Fraser Timber (TSX:WFT) pays the highest duties at 23.7 per cent. Canfor (TSX:CFP) is next at 22.13, followed by Tolko at 22.07, Resolute Forest Products (TSX:RFP) at 17.9 per cent and J.D. Irving at 9.92 per cent.A Resolute Forest Products spokesman said the U.S. will now hold large industry deposits as “ransom” in hope of pushing the Canadian government to sign a “bad deal.”“Sorry U.S., that’s not going to happen. Canada is not going to be bullied into submission,” Resolute’s Seth Kursman said in an interview from Washington, D.C.He added that the financial health of American firms is clear evidence that no injury has been suffered.“The U.S. industry has been crowing about its prosperity for over a year. It is making more money than at any previous time in history.”The B.C. Lumber Trade Council said the ruling, while not unexpected, is “completely without merit.”Council president Susan Yurkovich said the process is biased in favour of the U.S. industry.“We are confident that this latest decision by the ITC will again be reversed,” she said in a news release.ITC decisions in the two previous softwood lumber trade disputes didn’t survive appeals, Yurkovich noted.Between 2001 and 2006, when the last softwood lumber dispute took place, it’s believed about 15,000 jobs disappeared in the softwood industry.Yurkovich said the U.S. Coalition’s claims of injury “ring particularly hollow” given the strong financial performance the U.S. industry is facing and Canadian imports are lower than in 2006 when imports were deemed non-injurious.New Brunswick Trade Policy Minister Roger Melanson said the province remains “deeply disappointed” by the vote.“Our government strongly feels that these duties against New Brunswick and Canada’s softwood lumber producers are unfair and unwarranted,” he said in a statement.British Columbia Premier John Horgan said the province believes an independent tribunal will determine the U.S. allegations are unfounded.“Today’s ruling, though not unexpected, means that B.C. and Canadian forest companies must continue to pay unfair and unwarranted duties, to make U.S. lumber companies and land owners even richer at the expense of Canadian exporters and American consumers and builders,” he said in a news release.The U.S. Lumber Coalition, which launched a petition nearly a year ago, applauded the vote.“The evidence presented to the ITC was clear — the massive subsidies that the Canadian government provides to its lumber industry and the dumping of lumber products into the U.S. market by Canadian companies cause real harm to U.S. producers and workers,” stated co-chairman Jason Brochu.“Now, with a level playing field, the U.S. lumber industry, and the 350,000 hardworking men and women who support it, can have the chance to compete fairly.”Fellow co-chairman Joe Patton added U.S. lumber mills will be able to make investments to expand production to meet demand.Reasons supporting the vote are expected to be released by mid-January, the commission said Thursday.Trade data from the United States Department of Agriculture shows the amount of Canadian softwood imported was down eight per cent for first nine months of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016.Trade data from Statistics Canada shows British Columbia producers are bearing the brunt of the drop, with softwood exports to the U.S. down about 33 per cent. The value of those exports was down 28 per cent.British Columbia’s wildfires last summer cut exports in July and August to about half what they were a year earlier.Quebec exports to the U.S. actually went up three per cent and Ontario exports are up 11 per cent so far this year.Quebec and Ontario wood exporters rely almost exclusively on U.S. markets, with 99 per cent of Ontario shipments of softwood and 98 per cent of Quebec’s going to the United States.In 2016, about 81 per cent of B.C. softwood was exported to the United States, while in 2017 that fell to 63 per cent.last_img read more

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China suspends tariff hikes on 126B of US goods

first_imgBEIJING — China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth.The tax agency said the suspension that takes effect Jan. 1 is intended to carry out the agreement reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping during a Dec. 1 meeting in Argentina.The agency said Beijing will suspend a 25 per cent import charge on $66 billion of cars and trucks and a 5 per cent charge on $60 billion of auto parts.Trump agreed earlier to suspend planned U.S. tariff hikes due to take effect Jan. 1 on Chinese imports while the two sides negotiate.The Associated Presslast_img

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Gucci owner Kering fined 17 bn for dodging taxes

first_imgRome: The owner of Italian fashion giant Gucci is set to pay a record fine of nearly 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in a tax evasion case, according to media reports Friday. “Lawyers are still negotiating with the tax authorities over a few hundred million euros, but the fine that the (French luxury) Kering group is about to pay is the highest (in Italy),” the La Stampa newspaper said. “It’s a cheque for nearly 1.5 billion euros,” it added. It follows a probe by Milan’s public prosecutor into the fashion house on suspicion of declaring several years worth of Italian sales in Switzerland, thereby saving around 1.3 billion euros in domestic tax. Also Read – Thermal coal import may surpass 200 MT this fiscalKering is expected to sign an agreement on the amount due on May 2, according to the financial newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore. “At this stage, no agreement has been reached on any specific amount,” the French group said. Earlier this year, Kering said it faced a claim for 1.4 billion euros in unpaid Italian taxes, adding it contested the preliminary findings. The group has consistently denied avoiding tax, saying its activities were fully compliant with all tax obligations. Also Read – Food grain output seen at 140.57 mt in current fiscal on monsoon boostThe company’s Swiss-based Luxury Goods International (LGI) subsidiary has been under investigation for allegedly avoiding tax on earnings generated elsewhere. Most of the allegations centre on Gucci, whose offices in Milan and Florence were raided by Italian police in late 2017. In November, Milan prosecutors wrapped up their probe into alleged tax evasion of more than 1 billion euros by Gucci for revenues booked in the years between 2010 and 2016. The prosecutors say that revenues booked through LGI should be taxed in Italy and not in Switzerland. By agreeing to a settlement, Kering would be spared from having to pay interest and sanctions for late tax payments, which one source said would have added around 500 million euros to the final bill. Gucci’s Chief Executive Marco Bizzarri and former CEO Patrizio Di Marco are under investigation in the case. That investigation is expected to conclude with a separate settlement once the agreement on the tax dispute has been signed, one of the sources added. Lawyers for Bizzarri and Di Marco declined to comment.last_img read more

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