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Spain’s Socialist government loses first major parliamentary vote

The Socialist government of Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez on Friday lost its first big vote since taking office, highlighting the difficulty the minority administration will have navigating Spain’s increasingly polarised political […]

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TWO CRIMINAL GROUPS DISMANTLED FOR LAUNDERING EUR 2.5 MILLION THROUGH SMURFING AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Europol has supported the Spanish Guardia Civil and the National Police of Colombia in dismantling two criminal organisations involved in large-scale money laundering. It is estimated that the EUR 2.5 million have been […]

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Growth in UK financial services weakens thanks to Brexit deadlock, survey finds

Growth in UK financial services has weakened with little sign of improvement on the horizon thanks to ongoing uncertainty around Brexitnegotiations and slow wage rises holding back the economy, a new survey suggests. […]

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Over 800 cryptocurrencies are now dead as bitcoin is 70 percent off its record high

Cryptocurrency projects have been popping up left, right and center in the past 18 months, but over 800 of those are now dead, adding to comparisons between the current digital coin market […]

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Business news

What Weibo and Chinese media are saying about TikTok’s pending sale to US companies

Since United States’ President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok in the U.S. as long as the social media app remained in the hands of a Chinese company, the app’s parent company ByteDance has […]

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Financial crimes

UK FinTech Working Together to Combat Financial Crime

Since its launch in 2017, seventeen of the UK’s leading Financial Technology (FinTech) firms have agreed to join the UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange (FFE). The Exchange, established by  FINTRAIL and RUSI enables firms to collaborate […]

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Business news / Financial crimes

Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1871, it is currently embroiled in the Nordic region’s biggest money laundering scandal. The Bank got distress signals from its branch operations in […]

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Business news

The elite of the country: Who is behind the creation of closed business clubs in Ukraine?

Personal acquaintances play one of the most critical roles in the business environment. Old and new connections allow an entrepreneur to efficiently maintain his business, enter new markets and develop different sectors. […]

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