Beleaguered coalition makes quick attempt to dampen offshore controversy

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Following an all-round negative reaction to a provision that appeared to relax the restrictions on politicians and public officials being involved in offshore firms, the government attempted on Wednesday to restore the damage done to its reputation by making an amendment to the legislation passed last month.

The coalition submitted to Parliament a new proposal that would see all politicians and public officials excluded from being involved – either directly or via people with whom they are connected - in economic activity in countries that are not deemed to...

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