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Ukraine defense officials expect another wave of Russia mobilization in early January – JURIST

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov Saturday warned Russian citizens of Russia launching  another wave of military mobilization. In a YouTube video released by Ukrainian military TV, Reznikov stated that within a week […]

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Finance

Could carbon markets be financial services’ answer to climate change?

There is still an elephant in the room at COP27. And it just got bigger. At last year’s UN climate change conference in Glasgow, there was remarkably little discussion about the key […]

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Lula da Silva is sworn in as president of Brazil – JURIST

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday took office as the President of Brazil for the third term since 2010 alongside Vice President Geraldo Alckmin. Lula, in his inaugural speech, spoke of hope and […]

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Finance

Abrdn, Amundi, Aviva Investors: FTX collapse a ‘major setback’ for crypto uptake

Heavyweight fund groups including Abrdn and Aviva Investors said other big name investors that have steered clear of cryptocurrencies will be extra cautious of entering the market following FTX’s collapse. Asset managers have previously voiced concern […]

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Finance

ESG firm raises eyebrows for ranking collapsed crypto giant FTX higher on governance than Exxon Mobil

AI-driven ESG ratings firm Truvalue Labs has defended its methodology after awarding collapsed crypto giant FTX a higher score for governance than Exxon Mobil. A screenshot of an ESG analysis for FTX — by FactSet-owned […]

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Finance

Hunt postpones worst fiscal pain and hoped-for City reforms

On the whole, the chancellor’s Autumn Statement was rather understated. Jeremy Hunt unveiled a huge package of tax and spending changes with less of the fanfare we have come to expect. And […]

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Bosnia-Herzegovina indicts 24 over war crimes committed during Yugoslavia breakup – JURIST

The Bosnian Prosecutor’s Office Friday indicted 24 people in five separate indictments for various charges involving crimes against humanity and war crimes.The first indictment was filed on December 29 against six people […]

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Finance

Deutsche Bank CEO calls on regulators to loosen rules that ‘structurally disadvantage’ European banks

Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing has called on politicians and regulators to overhaul rules that “structurally disadvantage” European banks against their US rivals. The German lender’s CEO said that the “pendulum has swung […]

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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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