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MASTERMIND BEHIND EUR 1 BILLION CYBER BANK ROBBERY ARRESTED IN SPAIN

Cybercrime syndicate infiltrated over 100 financial institutions in 40 countries The leader of the crime gang behind the Carbanak and Cobalt malware attacks targeting over a 100 financial institutions worldwide has been […]

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UK Financial Regulator Introduces Global Fintech Sandbox, ‘90%’ Success Rate Domestically

Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is launching a global fintech regulatory sandbox, after the successful progress of their 2016 release of a UK sandbox, that allows for innovative fintech development without requiring a full, strict regulatory process […]

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Credit Suisse hands top UK investment banking role to rising star

Swiss bank names Lewis Burnett as head of UK advisory and corporate broking as Charles Donald steps back The head of a UK investment banking division formed by Credit Suisse after the […]

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Spain appoints EIB’s Roman Escolano as economy minister

Spain’s government on Wednesday said that the former banker and economist Roman Escolano will take over as the country’s new economy minister, playing a leading role in steering Spain’s recovery and managing […]

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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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