Malaysia court upholds guilty verdict for former PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) -A Malaysian court on Wednesday upheld former premier Najib Razak’s conviction on corruption charges over a multi-billion dollar scandal at state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), dealing a blow to his hopes of a political comeback.FILE PHOTO:

Sasha Borissenko: When law firms value profit over people

OPINION: Recent complaints to the Law Society about behavioural issues at prominent Wellington firm Morrison Kent shows the legal industry still has much work to do to address cultural issues. The claims, revealed by the Herald last month, are all

Singapore suspends crypto exchange in dispute with K-pop stars BTS, FT says

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) – The Monetary Authority of Singapore has suspended Bitget, a crypto exchange that got into a dispute after promoting the digital currency Army Coin, named after the South Korean boyband BTS’ followers, the Financial Times reported. Bitget, a sponsor of

Road to Retirement: Is the 4% withdrawal rule dead?

With interest rates stuck at all-time lows, inflation surging, and stock markets at all-time highs, there are many in the financial services industry who are questioning the wisdom of the 4% withdrawal rule for retirement. As a quick reminder, the