Finance

The SEC rule that stands to cost FTX crypto customers billions

Hal Scott is an emeritus professor at Harvard Law School and director of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. John Gulliver is the committee’s research director After the crypto exchange FTX filed […]

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Canada province recognizes inherent indigenous right of self-government in new indigenous child welfare legislation – JURIST

The legislature of the Canadian province of British Columbia Friday passed the Indigenous Self-Government in Child and Family Services Amendment Act, making BC the first Canadian province to recognize an inherent right […]

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Finance

FTX debuts biggest crypto bankruptcy in court — what to expect

FTX is expected to make its debut appearance on 22 November in Delaware bankruptcy court, where its new management is expected to recount events leading up to the cryptocurrency platform’s sudden collapse […]

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Human Rights Watch expresses concern over Kyrgyzstan journalist expelled to Russia – JURIST

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Friday expressed concern over Kyrgyzstan Journalist Bolot Temirov who is expelled from Kyrgyzstan.Bolot Temirov, director of Temirov Live, an independent online outlet, was born in Kyrgyzstan; however, he […]

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Finance

Top women in finance gather for celebration at FN headquarters

Some of the most senior women in European financial services gathered together at Financial News‘ headquarters last night for a dinner to mark FN’s 100 Most Influential Women in Finance 2022. The FN100 Women list has […]

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UK minister rejects amendment to prevent excessive lawsuits against journalists – JURIST

The UK government Thursday rejected a proposed legislative amendment to allow judges to dismiss legal cases brought by wealthy oligarchs or businesses to silence journalists and critics.The amendment, tabled by MP Liam […]

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Finance

Abrdn set for FTSE 100 return following share price rally

Abrdn, the Edinburgh-headquartered asset manager, is set to return to the UK’s premier listing of UK companies following a more than two month share price rally. The £508bn firm was jettisoned from […]

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UN Human Rights Council to investigate the violence against Mahsa Amini protestors in Iran – JURIST

The UN Human Rights Council Thursday voted at a special session to create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged human rights violations against peaceful protestors in Iran. The council requested the […]

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Finance

JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank on the hook for class action lawsuits over facilitating Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking

Women who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse are suing Deutsche Bank and JPMorgan, saying the banks facilitated Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking operation and ignored red flags about their wealthy client. The two lawsuits seek class-action status […]

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French national assembly advances right to abortion constitutional amendment – JURIST

An overwhelming majority of the French National Assembly Thursday voted to add the right to abortion to the country’s constitution. The vote was proposed during a niche parlementaire, a day when one […]

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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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Сryptocurrencies

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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