Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021
International Finance

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Trading

Charges against two Russia security officials in Yahoo hacking case

Two others named; one of them is on FBI’s most wanted hackers list March 16, 2017: The US Justice Department has announced charges against four people, including two Russian security officials, over hacks that affected millions of Yahoo users. Two of the defendants — Dmitry Dokuchaev and his superior Igor Sushchin — are officers of...
Finance Islamic Banking

An initiative to promote Islamic Finance

aafaq Islamic Finance signs MoU with University of Bolton’s Centre for Islamic Finance June 3, 2015: Institute of Finance & Management subsidiary of aafaq Islamic Finance, a leading provider of Islamic finance products and services in the UAE, has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in London with the University of Bolton’s Centre for...
Finance Islamic Banking

Shari’ah law cannot apply to a commercial transaction in UK

A look into a case settled in 2004 in the England and Wales Court Of Appeal Camille Paldi April 28, 2015: Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Bangladesh Export Import Co. Ltd., Mr. Ahmad Solail Fasiuhur Rahman, Beximco (Holdings) Ltd. v. Shamil Bank of Bahrain E.C. [2004] EWCA Civ 19, the defendant Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the other...
Economy

Argentina sues and suspends Citibank

The reason is the bank’s exit from its bond custody business Kamilia Lahrichi April 14, 2015: The Argentine left-wing government is suing in local courts Citibank Argentina, the country’s 12th largest bank by deposits and a subsidiary of Citigroup, for exiting its bond custody business, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said on April 8, 2015, in...
Economy

Zaiwalla & Co welcomes Iran’s nuclear deal

The solicitor gives thumbs up to the framework agreement reached with the P5+1 countries April 8, 2015: Zaiwalla & Co, the solicitors who overturned both the United Kingdom’s and European Union’s sanctions against Iranian banks, welcomed the  framework agreement which has been reached between the P5+1 countries and Iran relating to Iran’s nuclear programme. This...
Islamic Banking

The dispute resolution conundrum of the Islamic finance industry

The industry cannot survive without solid and uniform regulation, a unique and independent dispute resolution framework and a bankruptcy court Camille Paldi December 12, 2014: As we hear news of the rapid growth of the Islamic finance industry with billion dollar banks, huge dollar sums of Islamic assets, sukuk issuances and the expansion of Islamic...
Business Leaders

The new LCIA arbitration rules: A change for the better?

The previous rules, introduced in 1998, form the basis of the 2014 Rules Nick Greenwood and Richard Ellison November 11, 2014: The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Arbitration Rules 2014 (the “2014 Rules”), which entered into force on October 1, represent – in the words of the director general of the LCIA – “evolution, not...