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UK sanctions have frozen over £18B worth of Russian assets, financial office reports – JURIST

The UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) Thursday published their most recent report on the UK’s financial sanctions, revealing that £18.39 billion worth of Russian assets have been frozen. This figure […]

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Crypto lender BlockFi pauses withdrawals, limits platform activity amid FTX collapse

Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi said it was pausing withdrawals and limiting activity on its platform, becoming the latest casualty of the sudden collapse of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto empire. “We are shocked and dismayed […]

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Hong Kong journalist sentenced to prison for waving colonial flag during national anthem – JURIST

A Hong Kong court Thursday sentenced citizen journalist Paula Leung to three months in prison – the first conviction under the National Anthem Ordinance of the People’s Republic of China in Hong […]

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Finance

Tax wrinkles, legal headaches and killjoy bosses — there goes the remote working fantasy for wannabe digital nomads

It is a professional fantasy turned reality for some: Escape the office and travel the country, even the world, working remotely in rented beach houses and ski lodges or, on a leaner […]

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Trial of former Swiss CEO for alleged war crimes in Sudan may proceed, Sweden Supreme Court rules – JURIST

The Sweden Supreme Court Thursday ruled that the trial of Alex Schneiter, a Swiss citizen and former CEO of Lundin Oil, for alleged war crimes in Sudan may proceed in Swedish courts. […]

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Finance

Crypto and pension fund crises top concerns for global watchdog

Crypto and pension fund crises are major concerns for the world’s top financial watchdog, as it expresses fears over the stability of the financial system. In a letter to G20 leaders ahead of […]

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Crédit Agricole profit dented amid market volatility

Crédit Agricole said 10 November that third-quarter profit and revenue fell on-year amid market volatility. The French bank said net profit in the three months to the end of September was €2bn, down […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Behind the Idea: b-cube.ai | The Fintech Times

In 2020, the spread of the coronavirus and the rise of the ‘work from home culture’ led many people to take up trading as a profession. These new traders included those looking […]

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Goldman Sachs London banker pay slides 53% as deal fees fade

Goldman Sachs has more than halved the amount it has paid its London bankers so far in 2022, as dealmaking bonuses are expected to slide after a slump in fees. The US investment has […]

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Hong Kong top court rejects government bid to appeal unauthorized assembly acquittals of pro-democracy activists – JURIST

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) refused to grant leave to the government on Friday to appeal the acquittals of seven pro-democracy activists.The lower court overturned the activists’ convictions for […]

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One in Six Top Crypto Exchanges May Remain Unregulated, Says VASPnet and CCData

Many cryptocurrency exchanges (CEXs) that facilitate trades between users of various digital currencies have often come under fire for mismanaging money, or engaging in unlawful activity. Most famously, Bahamas-based exchange FTX collapsed […]

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Сryptocurrencies

DKK Partners FZE Secures Initial VARA Approval to Offer Virtual Asset Services in Dubai

DKK Partners FZE, a subsidiary of DKK Partners based in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has secured initial approval from the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA) to offer virtual asset […]

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UN report alleges widespread human rights abuses in Sudan conflict – JURIST

The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a report Friday of thousands of incidents of human rights abuses it says have occurred during the ongoing conflict […]

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