Gunman shot dead after attacking Russia’s security service HQ

Gunman shot dead after attacking Russia’s security service HQ

Posted on

Russian police have shot dead a gunman who attacked the Moscow headquarters of the country’s security services, killing one of the agency’s officers. Five other people were severely injured in the attack that took place during the Thursday evening rush hour in the centre of Moscow, less than 1km from the Kremlin where President Vladimir […]

Read More

Column: Appeals court saves and hurts Obamacare with one ruling

Column: Appeals court saves and hurts Obamacare with one ruling

Posted on

Legal experts and health reform advocates were both breathing sighs of relief and groans of frustration Wednesday when a federal appeals court issued its long-awaited ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Relief because the three-judge panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stopped short of declaring the entire law unconstitutional, […]

Read More

Facebook can rely on data transfer rules, says ECJ adviser

Facebook can rely on data transfer rules, says ECJ adviser

Posted on

Facebook and other companies that transfer troves of personal data to the US were buoyed after a senior adviser to Europe’s top court validated the main legal mechanism they rely on. In a legal case that has been running for nearly seven years, Henrik Saugmandsgaard Oe, advocate-general at the European Court of Justice, said the […]

Read More

PG&E, Newsom clash over clause that could let state take over

PG&E, Newsom clash over clause that could let state take over

Posted on

A clause that would allow California to take over bankrupt utility giant PG&E Corp. under certain circumstances has emerged as a big sticking point in negotiations between the company and Gov. Gavin Newsom. Newsom wants the parent of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to include a provision in its reorganization proposal that would allow the […]

Read More

Bank of England refers hacking of press conferences to FCA

Bank of England refers hacking of press conferences to FCA

Posted on

The Bank of England has referred to the UK’s financial watchdog the revelation that an audio feed of its market-sensitive press conferences was supplied to high-speed traders before the events were officially broadcast. Following a rapid internal investigation, the central bank confirmed what it called a “wholly unacceptable” use of its back-up audio feed of […]

Read More

© Reuters.

RBS Shakes up Management at NatWest Markets By Investing.com

Posted on

© Reuters. Investing.com — Here is a summary of the most important regulatory news releases from the London Stock Exchange on Thursday, 19th December. Please refresh for updates. Royal Bank of Scotland (LON:) replaced the top two managers at its struggling investment bank, NatWest Markets. CEO Chris Marks and CFO Richard Place will step down […]

Read More

Instagram tells influencers to stop promoting vaping products

Instagram tells influencers to stop promoting vaping products

Posted on

Instagram is finally making rules to govern content in influencer advertising. Influencers, the photo-sharing app’s most-followed users who are paid by brands to post, will no longer be allowed to promote products related to vaping, tobacco and weapons, Instagram said Wednesday in a blog post. The decision came after Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority ruled this […]

Read More

Trump is impeached for abuse of power and obstruction

Trump is impeached for abuse of power and obstruction

Posted on

Donald Trump became the third president in US history to be impeached when the House of Representatives charged him with using the power of his office for personal gain in a partisan vote that could be the defining moment of his presidency. The decision on Wednesday night paves the way for a January trial in the […]

Read More