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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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Finance

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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Finance

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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North Korea releases US soldier who crossed demilitarized zone 2 months ago – JURIST

North Korea expelled US soldier Travis King on Wednesday, 2 months after he crossed into its territory from South Korea. KCNA, North Korea’s state media, announced that North Korea expelled King after […]

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South Korea court overturns North Korea leaflet ban – JURIST

The Constitutional Court of South Korea on Tuesday struck down a provision of the Law on the Development of Inter-Korean Relations which prohibits the distribution of leaflets in North Korea and imposes […]

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Hong Kong court sentences journalist to 5 days in jail for obstructing police officer – JURIST

The West Kowloon Magistrates’ Court on Monday sentenced the head of the Hong Kong Journalists Association Ronson Chan to five days in jail, according to the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP). As […]

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Philippine Coast Guard removes floating barrier allegedly placed by China – JURIST

A Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) spokesperson announced Monday that the PCG removed a floating barrier allegedly placed by China near the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea. This comes days […]

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