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Execs of Credit Suisse’s China partner summoned

07/01/2015(0)
The parent of Founder Securities, Credit Suisse AG‘s brokerage venture partner in China, said four of its executives were ordered to cooperate with an official investigation, stirring concerns as ... Read More
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Emerging global cyberlaw trends in 2014

05/01/2015(0)
2014 was the year when dark web started emerging, primarily due to the iCloud hacking of celebrities’ pictures Globally, the year 2014 was a year that was dedicated to ... Read More
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PayPal: Cyber fraud offences

03/01/2015(0)
A 22-year old man connected with the notorious Lizard Squad group of hackers has been arrested by Thames Valley police on suspicion of a series of PayPal-related fraud offences. ... Read More
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British law firms dominate 2014 sukuk issuance sector

02/01/2015(0)
Allen & Overy, Dentons and other UK law firms are dominating the sukuk issuance sector, along with British banks, even though Malaysia remains the geographical capital. Other leading firms ... Read More
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Puerto Rico investors sue UBS for $4.5 million

02/01/2015(0)
Claim says UBS mismanaged a trust to keep money invested in closed-end bond funds A lawsuit brought by the purported beneficiaries of a trust is seeking more than $4.5 ... Read More
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Fund board severs ties with Thibeault after arrest

31/12/2014(0)
Alt fund manager accused of creating fictitious loans no longer has access to the GL Beyond Income Fund The small financial services empire of Daniel Thibeault, a well-known asset ... Read More
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US city files suit against Brazil’s Petrobras for securities fraud

30/12/2014(1)
The City of Providence, Rhode Island filed a class action suit against Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras on Wednesday in the US District Court for the Southern District of ... Read More
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Law Firms Awards

29/12/2014(0)
MERGERMARKET EUROPEAN M&A AWARDS 2014 Top investment banks and law firms gathered at the Savoy Hotel in London, to recognise the achievements of Europe’s top dealmakers and reward innovative ... Read More
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Financial adviser included in a group of Mortgage fraudsters receive 18 years total jail time

29/12/2014(0)
The four fraudsters caught in a £5m mortgage and property scam received jail sentences at Swansea Crown Court totaling just over 18 years. The group, which included a financial ... Read More
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Judge May Toss 4 Guilty Pleas in Inside-Trade Case

19/12/2014(0)
A judge said Thursday he’s leaning toward tossing out four guilty pleas in an insider-trading case, the latest fallout from a recent appeals court ruling criticizing prosecutors’ tactics. U.S. ... Read More
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