Business news / Technologies

A subtle security revolution

The world of finance and insurance is by definition conservative, prone to slow-motion decisions and risk-averse. And let’s hope it stays this way, as such features are inherent in entities whose very […]

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Financial News / Сryptocurrencies

G20 leaders must embrace cryptocurrency regulation – failure to do so would be negligent

G20 leaders must take decisive steps towards a multilateral cryptocurrency regulatory framework – failure to do so would be negligent. This is the bold message from the CEO of one of the […]

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Сryptocurrencies

What is Facebook’s new digital currency Libra?

The currency has some heavy-hitting companies behind it — the independent association governing the currency from Geneva, Switzerland will be made up of representatives from an initial group of 28 companies including […]

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Financial crimes / Financial News

Swedbank suspends Estonian heads in money laundering inquiry

Swedbank has suspended with immediate effect the two most senior executives of its Estonian business, which is being investigated over alleged money laundering. Sweden’s oldest retail bank has already parted ways with […]

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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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Expert opinion

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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Expert opinion

‘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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Expert opinion

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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