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Netherlands police crack down on farmer protests disrupting freeways – JURIST

Dutch police stopped farmers’ protests across the Netherlands on Monday regarding low prices for produce and the EU’s Green Deal. The protests disrupted traffic by blocking freeway exit roads and setting fires.In […]

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Banks

Allica Bank Celebrates £2Billion Lending Milestone as Big Banks Continue to Neglect SMEs

Allica Bank, the fintech challenger bank focused on established businesses with over ten employees, has completed more than £2billion in lending to UK businesses, with 80 per cent of that being to […]

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Fintech

Tallinn-based Tuum bags €25M from CommerzVentures, Speedinvest, others to help banks ease their digital transformation

Tallinn-based Tuum, the next-generation core banking provider, announced on Tuesday that it has raised €25M in a Series B round of funding led by CommerzVentures, with participation from Speedinvest alongside existing investors.  […]

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France court acquits François Bayrou of fraud charges – JURIST

The Paris Criminal Court acquitted François Bayrou for his alleged involvement in a fraudulent scheme that embezzled European public funds on Monday. However, the court found another eight defendants, including five former […]

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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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Сryptocurrencies

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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Сryptocurrencies

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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