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Asset managers face divided regulation over ESG investing

The political divide over the role that environmental, social and governance factors should play in state pension investments stands to deepen as Republicans gained some ground in the midterm elections and the […]

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London Metal Exchange fights back against nickel lawsuits: ‘The market had become disorderly’

The London Metal Exchange has defended its decision to cancel billions of dollars worth of nickel trades earlier this year as it fights back against lawsuits from major investors Elliott Management and […]

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Сryptocurrencies

MetaComp Gets the MAS Green Light To Provide Digital Payment Token Services

MetaComp can now offer regulated digital payment token services to its customers in Singapore having obtained a licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).   The MAS has granted a licence to […]

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BNP Paribas eyes move into private credit as leveraged lending dries up

BNP Paribas is eyeing a move into private credit, which could provide an alternative source of funding for major M&A deals as traditional bank lending dries up. The French bank is considering a move into […]

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‘Grow up,’ ex-Celsius directors warn crypto as BlockFi joins bankruptcy club

Two former directors of the collapsed crypto lender Celsius Network have a warning for digital assets firms wishing to avoid a similar fate: “Grow the f*** up”. Matthew De La Fuente, former […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Latest Landing Destination of the Sygnum Crypto Offering is Luxembourg

Since the regulatory clarifications enabling Luxembourg-based alternative investment funds (AIFs) to invest in digital assets in 2021, the demand for institutional-grade crypto services has risen significantly. To take advantage of this market […]

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Financial News

TP ICAP registers crypto trading arm with UK regulator

London-based broker TP ICAP has become the latest institutional finance firm to get its crypto offering registered with the Financial Conduct Authority. The institutional trading venue said its wholesale spot crypto trading […]

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Crypto Bosses Heighten Calls for Regulation Amid ‘Bashing’ From Banks

Crypto bosses have amped up their calls for robust regulation of the industry, as the embattled sector fends off a bashing from high-street banks. While big financial institutions like JP Morgan, Standard […]

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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried says he didn’t know scale of bad Alameda bets

Sam Bankman-Fried said that he didn’t intend to commit any fraud or use customer funds to back leveraged bets that went wrong at Alameda Research, a cryptocurrency hedge fund attached to FTX […]

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Blackstone stops redemptions from real estate fund as stock slides

Blackstone shares took a big hit after the investing giant’s real-estate fund aimed at wealthy individuals said it would limit redemptions. Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, more commonly known as BREIT, said 1 December […]

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Expert opinion

Turkish court overturns convictions against four human rights activists – JURIST

The Turkish Court of Cassation, the country’s highest appellate court, Tuesday overturned convictions against four human rights defenders including Honorary Chair of Amnesty International of Turkey, Taner Kılıç. All four were formerly […]

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Australia forms multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime – JURIST

On Saturday, Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs and Cyber Security Clare O’Neil announced the formation of a multi-agency task force to combat cyber crime. Called the Joint Standing Operation (JSO), the task […]

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‘Invasive’ two-finger test performed on sexual assault victims is misconduct, India Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The India Supreme Court Monday declared that performing the “two-finger” or “three-finger” vaginal test on victims of rape or sexual assault will be classed as misconduct.Also dubbed the “virginity” test, the test […]

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China-run ‘police’ station in Dublin ordered to close by Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs – JURIST

The Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs Wednesday ordered a Chinese overseas “police station” in Dublin to cease operations, according to Asia-based human rights group Safeguard Defenders. The order comes after Safeguard investigated […]

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