Financial News

Why early Alameda staff quit over Sam Bankman-Fried’s approach to risk

Years before Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire collapsed, a group of employees quit in a power struggle — after becoming concerned about what they say was his cavalier approach to risk, compliance and accounting. […]

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EY split offers chance to poach staff and clients, BDO UK boss says

EY’s looming split offers opportunities for rival firms to hire away staff and poach clients, the boss of accountancy firm BDO UK said. EY’s potential break-up “gives us lots of opportunities”, BDO UK […]

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Сryptocurrencies

SEBA Bank Opens Hong Kong Office in APAC Expansion

Swiss crypto bank SEBA Bank has expanded its presence in Asia Pacific with a Hong Kong office for its subsidiary SEBA Hong Kong. SEBA Hong Kong’s initial activities will focus on consultancy […]

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Financial News

Julius Baer hit with £18m fine over Russia dealings

UK regulators fined Swiss private bank Julius Baer more than £18m for improper dealings with Russian companies dating back more than a decade. The Financial Conduct Authority said it was fining the […]

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Expert opinion

Australia National Party opposes referendum to establish indigenous representative body – JURIST

Australia’s National Party Monday announced it opposes a campaign to secure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation in Parliament. Voice to Parliament is a proposal to amend the Australian Constitution through a […]

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Financial News

Apollo poaches new chief pensions strategist from state government

Connecticut state treasurer Shawn Wooden is joining Apollo Global Management as a partner and chief public pension strategist to help expand the New York firm’s business with retirement systems, which typically are […]

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Expert opinion

UK government removes ban on ‘legal but harmful’ content in new Online Safety Bill – JURIST

The UK government Monday opted against a ban on “legal but harmful” content in its Online Safety Bill in response to backlash over free speech on social media, especially Twitter. Social media […]

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Financial News

UBS veteran Mark Lewisohn departs after 33 years at the Swiss bank

A 33-year veteran of UBS is leaving the bank, in the latest senior departure from its UK dealmaking team. Mark Lewisohn, who joined the Swiss bank in 1989, has become the latest long-serving […]

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Expert opinion

England and Wales legal regulator threatens discipline for solicitors who file ‘meritless’ SLAPP lawsuits – JURIST

The Solicitor Regulation Agency (SRA) Monday warned solicitors in England and Wales of disciplinary action resulting from “meritless” lawsuits such as Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation (SLAPPs). According to SRA, “the key […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Crypto Review 2022 With Conotoxia, Sellix, and Exarta

Year in, and year out, people continue to wonder how long the crypto hype is going to continue. The volatility of the market keeps leading some to believe that the digital currency’s […]

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Expert opinion

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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Expert opinion

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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Expert opinion

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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Expert opinion

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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