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EU and US call for immediate deescalation of tensions in Kosovo – JURIST

The EU and US in a joint Wednesday statement called for swift action in Kosovo amid rapidly rising tensions. The statement urged all parties “to exercise maximum restraint, to take immediate action […]

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Finance

Trading Places: JPMorgan’s triple hire, UBS veteran Lewisohn leaves, Alantra wants dealmakers

A 33-year veteran of UBS is leaving the bank, in the latest senior departure from its UK dealmaking team. Mark Lewisohn, who joined the Swiss bank in 1989, has become the latest long-serving dealmaker […]

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Australian PM confirms Indigenous Voice to Parliament vote will occur before December 2023 – JURIST

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese Wednesday announced a referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament will be held before December 2023. Speaking at the Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland, the prime minister […]

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Finance

Meet the top bankers and lawyers in private equity

1 of 8 This year’s Fifty Most Influential in Private Equity comes amid a slowdown in dealmaking after a frenzied 2021, but the leaders featured on the 2022 list have continued to make their […]

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Peru authorities arrest six police generals in anti-corruption investigation – JURIST

Peru Monday detained six police generals amid an ongoing investigation into the alleged crimes of former President Pedro Castillo. The anti-corruption unit of Peru’s attorney general’s office Monday detained announced that the proceedings were carried […]

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Finance

The Fed is repeating its mistake of 2020, in a whole new way

Desmond Lachman is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He was a deputy director in the International Monetary Fund’s policy development and review department and the chief emerging market economic […]

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India issued over 23,000 first information reports for COVID-19 violations: thinktank report – JURIST

Indian authorities registered 23,094 first information reports (FIRs) from March 2020 to March 2022 for violations of COVID-19 policies, according to a report released Sunday by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Fines […]

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Finance

BNP Paribas’ Exane trims analysts as deputy research head departs

BNP Paribas’ equity broker Exane has cut a number of roles in recent weeks in a move that has seen its deputy head of research depart. Exane, which is now entirely owned […]

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International community condemns recent attacks against journalists in northern Kosovo – JURIST

The EU and several international ambassadors Monday condemned recent attacks against television journalists covering the rising tensions in northern Kosovo. Adding to a count from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Monday’s […]

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UN human rights chief: Taliban policies will have ‘terrible, cascading effects’ on women’s rights – JURIST

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk Tuesday called on Afghanistan’s de facto authorities to “revoke immediately” their latest policies that target women’s rights. Türk’s comments come in the wake of […]

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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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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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