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UK Illegal Migration Act will introduce ‘perma-backlog’ of asylum seekers: independent report – JURIST

The UK Illegal Migration Act will cause over 30,000 backlogged asylum applications unable to be processed, according to a report released on Wednesday by independent charity Institute for Policy Research (IPPR). These […]

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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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Economy

What do you do with 191bn frozen euros owned by Russia?

In economic terms, an asset has value because an owner might derive future benefits from it. Some assets, like cryptocurrencies, require a collective belief in those benefits. Others, like wine, will undeniably […]

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Banks

Saldo Bank Launches Operations in Sweden, Hoping to Increase ‘Fairness’ of Local Interest Rates

Saldo Bank, the Finnish digital neobank, is starting its operations in Sweden; arriving in the country with high-interest rates on fixed-term deposits. Saldo Bank offers an interest rate of as much as […]

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OPCW clears ISIS of 2017 chemical attack on Syria – JURIST

The Fact-Finding Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) concluded on Monday that there were no reasonable grounds to determine that toxic chemicals were used by the Islamic […]

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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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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council revives suit to block Antigua and Barbuda airstrip construction over environmental concerns – JURIST

The court of last resort for Britain’s overseas colonies and some Commonwealth countries revived a lawsuit seeking to block the construction of an airstrip in Antigua and Barbuda over environmental concerns on […]

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Economy

How Trump and Biden have failed to cut ties with China

Donald Trump and Joe Biden do not agree on much, but they are of a similar mind when it comes to America’s trade relations with China. They believe that the world’s largest […]

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Banks

Lloyds Bank Embraces Paperless Future of International Trade in Partnership With WaveBL

Lloyds Bank has become the first UK bank to join the WaveBL electronic trade documentation platform, in an effort to unlock new trade efficiencies and sustainability benefits for its clients by using […]

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Ethiopia police arrest French journalist on suspicion of conspiracy to create chaos – JURIST

Ethiopian authorities arrested French journalist Antoine Galindo for allegedly “conspiring with armed groups to create chaos” in the country, his employer announced Monday.Security forces in civilian clothing arrested Galindo on Thursday at […]

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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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