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Binance US strikes $1bn deal for Voyager Digital’s assets after FTX collapse

Binance US, the American arm of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has agreed to acquire the assets of Voyager Digital in a deal worth just north of $1bn. Voyager, a crypto lender that filed […]

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Former guerrilla unit commander found guilty of war crimes by special court investigating Kosovo War – JURIST

Trial Panel I Friday announced its judgement in Specialist Prosecutor v. Salih Mustafa, finding Mustafa guilty of four counts of war crimes including arbitrary detention, cruel treatment, torture and murder. The verdict […]

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Hedge funds have often shorted Hong Kong’s dollar peg but nobody’s hit the jackpot yet

When Bill Ackman revealed last month that he was betting the Hong Kong dollar’s peg to the greenback would break, he became the latest in a long line of speculators who have made similar […]

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UK plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda lawful, judges rule – JURIST

The UK government’s plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda does not breach the law, the High Court in London Monday ruled. The decision is based on UK human rights groups’ request […]

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TaxBit and EY Team Up to Streamline Digital Asset Tax Reporting

EY forges an alliance with TaxBit to help those engaging the digital asset market meet their tax reporting obligations. TaxBit, a tax and accounting technology provider for cryptocurrency and other digital assets, […]

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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried plans to consent to US extradition

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried is planning to consent to extradition to the US to face criminal charges related to the cryptocurrency exchange’s collapse, people familiar with the matter said. Bankman-Fried has been […]

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Morgan Stanley cuts 12 dealmakers in London as part of global reductions

Morgan Stanley has cut around 12 dealmakers in London as part of its global pullback that will see 2% of employees lose their jobs. The US bank’s City operation has emerged with […]

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Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas

FTX founder and former chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested on 12 December in the Bahamas after the US filed criminal charges, the authorities in the two countries said. Bankman-Fried, 30 years old, was arrested without incident […]

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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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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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