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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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Finance

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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Finance

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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Finance

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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Finance

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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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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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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