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Convicted Libor rigger Tom Hayes has US indictment quashed as UK appeal continues

Convicted Libor rigger Tom Hayes has had an indictment against him in the US dismissed, as the former UBS and Citigroup trader continues to appeal his sentence in the UK. US prosecutors […]

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UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture suspends review of Australia prisons, cites ‘lack of cooperation’ – JURIST

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) Sunday announced that the group has suspended its review of prison in Australia because delegates were unable to adequately visit facilities. The visit […]

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Revolut Introduces Latest Crypto Card Capabilities for Its UK and Swiss Customers

Revolut enables its cards to make payments in cryptocurrency as part of its latest feature for its UK and Swiss customers.  In a response to the growing demand for crypto-capable checkouts, the […]

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Listen back: FN in conversation with ex-chancellor Philip Hammond

On 27 October, Financial News sat down for an exclusive discussion with ex-chancellor Lord Philip Hammond. Now an adviser to crypto firm Copper, we talked blockchain, banking, and why the government needs […]

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Spain antitrust agency fines US pharmaceutical company 39M euros for market abuse – JURIST

Spanish anitrust agency Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Compentencia (CNMC) Tuesday fined US pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) 39 million euros for abuse of the market. The agency […]

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How Credit Suisse plans to raise $4bn

Credit Suisse Group on 31 October disclosed the details of its $4bn capital raise as it aims to source funds to pay for a painful restructuring involving thousands of job cuts and a […]

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France financial crime agency, Credit Suisse reach 238M euro settlement in money laundering investigation – JURIST

France’s national financial crime agency Parquet National Financier (PNF) Monday reached a settlement with Credit Suisse to resolve an ongoing probe into accusations of money laundering. PNF began the investigation in 2016 […]

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President of Central African Republic orders removal of top judge from Constitutional Court – JURIST

President of the Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadéra Monday fired the President of the Constitutional Court, Danièle Darlan by presidential decree, local news outlets reported.Presidential decree number 22.454, signed on Monday and […]

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Elon Musk completes Twitter deal and immediately fires executives

Elon Musk fired several Twitter executives after completing his takeover of the company, according to people familiar with the matter, capping an unusual corporate battle and setting up one of the world’s most influential social […]

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Russia court upholds WNBA star Brittney Griner’s nine-year prison sentence – JURIST

A Russian court Tuesday upheld US Women’s National Basketball Association player Brittney Griner’s nine-year prison sentence for possession and smuggling cartridges of cannabis oil, according to Russian state news agency TASS.Griner appealed […]

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Australia to scrap family law presumption of shared parental responsibility – JURIST

The Australian Labour government Monday released a draft of the Family Law Amendment Bill 2023 to amend the Family Law Act 1975. In a statement, Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said the reforms seek […]

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Ontario authorities to investigate housing development plans on protected lands – JURIST

Ontario Integrity Commissioner Jonathan Batty and Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk Wednesday announced separate investigations into the provincial Conservative government’s controversial decision to open protected Greenbelt lands to housing developments. The investigations come […]

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Iran sentences former deputy defence minister to death for alleged espionage – JURIST

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry Wednesday said in a statement through the state-run IRNA news agency that former Deputy Minister of Defence Alireza Akbari was arrested and charged with spying for Britain’s foreign […]

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Free press organizations: Twitter must maintain ‘basic human right to freely impart and receive information’ – JURIST

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Wednesday expressed concern over Twitter’s recent actions and outlined a series of four recommendations for Twitter to maintain “integrity and the […]

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