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China: Anti-graft drive hits financial sector

Apparent probes into executives at two Chinese banks have been interpreted as a sign that China’s anti-corruption drive is broadening, exerting pressure on banks to clean up their acts. ... Read More

Alstom Gets Break on Fine

Court Granted Delay in $772 Million Payment Because of Possible Business Impact When the U.S. Justice Department announced a record $772 million foreign-bribery settlement with Alstom SA in December, ... Read More
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EU-US legal services break-through

Conference of chief justices offers a way out of the old plot-line. A very significant step was taken a few days ago in the ongoing negotiations between the US ... Read More
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Al Tamimi & Co. to provide Legal Consultancy in Support of the “New Egypt

Al Tamimi & Company is proud to announce a new association with Nour & Taha Law Firm, a key player in the Egyptian legal market. From 1st April 2015 ... Read More

Latham & Watkins published on various legal developments in the field of securities law in France

Securities Law in France: 9 Recent Legal Developments In the last six months, various legal developments have taken place in the field of securities law in France. 1. The Law ... Read More
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Italian Regulatory/Antitrust Law Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy’s Regulatory/Antitrust team has been awarded ‘Italian Regulatory/Antitrust Law Firm of the Year’ at the Legalcommunity Energy Awards 2015. The awards ceremony took place on Monday 19 ... Read More

Bitcoin dealer sentenced to four years in US prison

Robert Faiella, 55, and an accomplice were charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and running an unlicensed money transmitting business. A New York court Tuesday (Jan 20) handed ... Read More
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B.C. Securities Commission alleges Alberta man defrauded two investors

The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission has issued a notice of hearing alleging that an Alberta man and a numbered company that he controls defrauded two ... Read More
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EU legal advisor supports ECB’s bond purchase plan

EU Advocate General Cruz Villalon on Wednesday gave legal support to the European Central Bank (ECB) plan to purchase government bonds as an attempt to remedy the financial crisis ... Read More

JP Morgan Chase profits hit by legal costs

JP Morgan Chase, the US’s largest bank, has reported a 6.6% fall in quarterly profits after being hit by legal costs. The bank paid almost $1bn (£659m) in costs ... Read More
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