Finance

Watchdog urges banks to treat crypto with caution as sector turmoil continues

Banks should take a cautious approach to digital asset markets, including discussing any new plans with regulators, a top US banking authority said, pointing to ongoing turmoil among crypto firms. Crypto industry […]

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Finance

UK plans to ditch onerous EU retail fund rules ‘as matter of priority’

The UK government has set out how it plans to ditch EU regulation that require asset managers to produce documentation for retail fund investors, which the industry has for years claimed is […]

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News

India court grants bail to journalist jailed under controversial law – JURIST

The Allahabad High Court Friday granted bail to Kerala-based journalist Siddique Kappan in the case concerning the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). Kappan has been in custody since September 9 under […]

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Finance

Small Bang 2.0 is barely a Christmas gift for the City

With its much-trumpeted package of regulatory reforms, the government is offering the City a big, shiny Christmas present. Wrapped in sparkly paper and tied up with a big bow, it looks great. […]

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Finance

Kirkland & Ellis M&A partner jumps to private equity firm Triton

Kirkland & Ellis London M&A partner Tom McCarthy is joining Triton Partners to bolster the private equity firm’s legal team. McCarthy has been a partner at Kirkland since 2018, having joined the […]

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Finance

Private equity stays bullish amid macro chaos

The return expectations of investors in private equity funds have climbed to their most optimistic level in a decade, despite challenges from the global economic downturn and turmoil in securities markets, according […]

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News

EU blocks proposal to foster corporate due diligence within the bloc – JURIST

The EU blocked a proposal on Wednesday aimed at fostering sustainability and responsible corporate behavior in the bloc. The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) aimed to accomplish these goals while also […]

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News

Ghana passes law criminalising identifying as LGBTQ+ – JURIST

The Parliament of Ghana passed a bill Wednesday that makes it illegal to identify as LGBTQ+ in Ghana. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021 states […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Bitget Reaches 20 Million Users As Spot Trading Volumes Grow by Nearly 100%

Although many have labelled 2023 as a down year for fintech, not all fintechs experienced this – case and point: Bitget. The cryptocurrency exchange and web3 company has shared that its spot […]

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Сryptocurrencies

Digital Assets and Electronic Trade Documents Focus of Law Commission Draft Legislation

The Law Commission, the statutory independent body constantly reviewing the law of England and Wales and offering recommendations for change, has launched a call for evidence to inform its project on private […]

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