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Central Bank must do more on loan notes than just sit on the sidelines

Irish Independent 20 Jun 2021
The Pensions Authority has launched legal action against Wealth Options Trustees Limited (WOTL), a Naas company linked to the collapsed German property scheme Dolphin Trust ... The reaction to date by the authorities here had been muted, despite more than €100m being lost by small Irish investors ... They were looking for a financial escape hatch.
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Julie Jason: New resource aimed at detecting financial abuse of seniors

Ctpost 20 Jun 2021
Seniors will want to know about a resource that regulators published June 15, 2021, to help train financial firms to implement the Senior Safe Act. The regulators involved in the project are the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S ... How? By giving the financial industry a method of reporting suspected abuse to regulators.
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A shared journey of continuous improvement

The Malta Independent 20 Jun 2021
As the single regulator for financial services in Malta, the Malta Financial Services ...
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From transactions to Tech4Good: authors Theodora Lau, Bradley Leimer on the inclusion opportunity for fintech

Your Story 20 Jun 2021
Theodora Lau and Bradley Leimer are the co-authors of Beyond Good ... The material makes for a valuable read for startups, financial services players, and business leaders. The authors are co-founders of Unconventional Ventures — a consultancy in financial services innovation.
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All areas to get uplift projects, assures minister

Dawn 20 Jun 2021
He said with financial management and other steps, the ... Mr Buledi said to increase provincial receipts, various steps were being taken, including financial reforms and making the Balochistan Revenue Authority more effective ... They would get financial help for starting their business.
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Taiwan Pulls Trade Office Staff Over Hong Kong Ultimatum

Voa News 20 Jun 2021
Taiwan said seven employees of its trade office in Hong Kong left the financial hub on Sunday after authorities there demanded they sign a pledge recognizing China's sovereignty over the self-ruled island ... pledge,' and condemn the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities over this.".
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Liz Weston: Should you save less for retirement?

Decatur Daily 20 Jun 2021
But there is a movement known as “Financial Independence, Retire Early,” or FIRE, that promotes saving enough to gain control over how you spend your days long before typical retirement age ... — Liz Weston is a columnist at NerdWallet, a certified financial planner and author of “Your Credit Score.” Email.
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$3.6 Billion Crypto Theft: South African Bank Denies Relationship With Fraud Accused Africrypt

Bitcoinist 20 Jun 2021
When approached for comment SA Reserve Bank (SARB) senior media relations co-ordinator Ziyanda Mtshali said crypto-related matters fell under the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), however, the FSCA denied having jurisdiction.
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How a survivor of Auschwitz and Belsen found help in old age – from an unexpected source

The Observer 20 Jun 2021
If her daughter had not spotted a small advert some nine months ago in the journal of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) for the homecare scheme the association administers, the family could now be facing tough financial choices ... Local authorities in the UK do provide financial support for care for the elderly.
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Bitcoin Whales, FX Acquisitions, ETH Options Expiry, XRP: Editor’s Pick

Finance Magnates 20 Jun 2021
According to a report published by the Financial ... Global Kapital Group (GKG), which operates multiple brokerage brands globally, announced on Wednesday that it has acquired a United States-based broker-dealer that is licensed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
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Only one in eight savers will be safe from sharp rise in prices

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Jun 2021
This compared with 60,300 who opted to protect their income from inflation in the 2109-2020 tax year, according to the Financial Conduct Authority, the ...
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The Luxury Closet raises $14m to expand its operations

The National 20 Jun 2021
Dubai-based e-commerce firm The Luxury Closet raised $14 million in new funding to expand its operations globally as the coronavirus pandemic spurs a surge in online sales and demand for recycled fashion ... Read More ... Awad Capital, a Dubai Financial Services Authority-regulated firm, acted as a financial adviser to the company in securing the funds ... .
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Dubai-based e-commerce firm The Luxury Closet raises $14m to expand its operations

The National 20 Jun 2021
Dubai-based e-commerce firm The Luxury Closet raised $14 million in new funding to expand its operations globally as the coronavirus pandemic spurs a surge in online sales and demand for recycled fashion ... Read More ... Awad Capital, a Dubai Financial Services Authority-regulated firm, acted as a financial adviser to the company in securing the funds ... .
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HSBC whistleblower claims vindication after bank’s £200m payout to customers

The Observer 20 Jun 2021
However, we know about all this only because the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) got involved eventually, and in 2017 the regulator announced that HSBC had agreed to set up a £4m compensation scheme for people who had lost out as a result of paying the excessive charges.
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Over 3,85,000 died due to Covid-19, numbers likely to increase: Centre to SC

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021
... directions and orders to the concerned authorities, including the Central Government, to pay financial help or ex gratia amount of Rs 4 lakh, as laid down by the Central government in its statut to the family members of the deceased, who succumbed to Covid-19 pandemic.
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