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Hong Kong court rules law against inciting people to cast invalid votes is constitutional – JURIST

A Hong Kong court Thursday ruled a law that prohibits encouraging others not to vote in an election or to cast an invalid vote is constitutional, the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against […]

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Financial News

UK fund manager profit squeeze set to shrink bonuses by 20%

Some of the UK and Europe’s largest fund management houses have seen assets under management shrink this year as volatile markets continue to have a knock-on impact on revenue and profit across […]

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Chinese military aircraft flies within 20 feet of US surveillance plane over South China Sea – JURIST

US Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Thursday said in a statement that on December 21, a Chinese Navy aircraft came within 20 feet of a US Air Force RC-135 surveillance plane conducting routine operations […]

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Financial News

Once the future, MTFs are now fading into the ghosts of big banks’ past

Big banks like UBS have one. Then Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley and even Bloomberg got in on the act, trading everything from bonds and repos to credit default and interest rate swaps. […]

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Haitian gang leader sanctioned by UK Government – JURIST

The United Kingdom Government Wednesday imposed sanctions on Haitian gang leader Jimmy Cherizier for “serious human rights abuses”. According to the sanction, Cherizier is one of Haiti’s most influential gang leaders and […]

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Somalia rejects Genel Energy’s ‘illegal claim’ to oil exploration – JURIST

The Federal Government of Somalia Wednesday vehemently condemned Genel Energy PLC’s oil and petroleum exploration activities in the country’s northern breakaway region of Somaliland. The Oil Ministry rejected the company’s “illegal claim” […]

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Financial News

Trading Places: RBC’s new Germany sponsor head, Morgan Stanley’s Franck Petitgas steps down, Allen & Overy bolsters team

This week marked Financial News’ celebration of 100 women who made the cut to be on a ranking of Europe’s most influential women in the finance sector. A highlight at the dinner marking […]

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China committee rules permission from Chief Executive needed to recruit foreign lawyers in national security law trials – JURIST

The Chinese National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) Friday adjudicated that Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee must certify the appointment of overseas lawyers as defense counsel or litigation agent in a […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Changpeng Zhao Attempts To Restore Faith in Binance Fund Management

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao delivers a message to all of the platform’s users to clear the air on how it manages funds and wallets. Changpeng Zhao, who is more commonly known as […]

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Financial News

Barclays chief C S Venkatakrishnan diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Barclays chief executive C S Venkatakrishnan has been diagnosed with cancer. He will continue to run the bank while undergoing treatment. Venkatakrishnan, known as Venkat, told staff that he has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a form of cancer […]

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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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