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The 11 most important things in the leaked FinCEN files, which exposed $2 trillion in suspicious transactions and are roiling the world of finance

A Deutsche Bank branch in Frankfurt, Germany. Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images Leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) were shared with news outlets. They show big banks have for years engaged with dirty money with little oversight. Banks named include JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Barclays, and Deutsche Bank. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the scandal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thousands of leaked documents ...
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The 9 most important things in the leaked FinCEN files, which exposed $2 trillion in suspicious transactions and are roiling the world of finance

A Deutsche Bank branch in Frankfurt, Germany. Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images Thousands of leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network revealing how big banks have for years engaged with dirty money were shared with hundreds of journalists. The agency, which operates under the Treasury Department, compiles "suspicious activity reports" that can include evidence of financial crimes. Banks such as JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank facilitated the ...
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The 8 most important things in the leaked FinCEN files, which exposed $2 trillion in suspicious transactions and are roiling the world of finance

A Deutsche Bank branch in Frankfurt, Germany. Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images Thousands of leaked documents from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network revealing how big banks had for years engaged with dirty money were shared with hundreds of journalists. The agency, which operates under the Treasury Department, compiles "suspicious activity reports" that can include evidence of financial crimes. Banks such as JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, and Deutsche Bank facilitated the m...
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#Dubai-listed Shuaa Capital to issue $150mln bonds | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Dubai-listed Shuaa Capital to issue $150mln bonds | ZAWYA MENA Edition:Dubai’s Shuaa Capital has received the green light to issue bonds worth up to $150 million.The bonds will be offered through a private placement and will be listed outside the UAE, the company said in a bourse filing on Monday.The asset management and investment banking platform, which has $13 billion in assets under management, has joined a growing number of corporates making a comeback to the debt markets to raise extra cap...
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Rashid Khan: I never think about wicket tally, my focus is always on bowling economically

The Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner talks about bowling to Kohli, the forced break, role of spinners in the UAE, and more
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Israel, Abu Dhabi Forge Film Ties Following Normalization Agreement

The recent U.S.-brokered agreement under which Israel established diplomatic relations with two Arab states has rapidly prompted formal film industry ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Abu Dhabi Film Commission, the Israel Film Fund and Jerusalem’s Sam Spiegel Film & Television School (pictured) on Monday announced a wide-ranging agreement with the […]
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Rashid Khan: I never think about wicket tally, my foucs is always on bowling economically

The Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner talks about bowling to Kohli, the forced break, role of spinners in the UAE, and more
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FinCEN Files: UAE central bank failed to prevent sanctions evasion

The bank failed to act on warnings about a local firm which was helping Iran, leaked documents show.
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FinCEN Files: UAE central bank failed to prevent Iran sanctions evasion

The bank failed to act on warnings about a local firm which was helping Iran, leaked documents show.
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Rashid Khan: Players 'who can enjoy the most and keep mentally fresh' will be successful at IPL 2020

The Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner talks about bowling to Kohli, the forced break, role of spinners in the UAE, and more
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Ipl, Uae, Hyderabad, Kohli, Rashid Khan


Donald Trump versus the military-industrial complex

President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us. In a farewell address on January 17, 1961, days before John F. Kennedy would be inaugurated, Eisenhower spoke about what he called the “military-industrial complex,” something that he said was a threat to democratic government. The former general warned that “the immense military establishment” had joined with “a large arms industry” and was capable of acquiring “unwarranted influence” on United States policy. “The potential for the disastrous rise of mi...
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ADNOC partners with Mubadala, ENEC to drive In-Country Value for #UAE | ZAWYA MENA Edition

ADNOC partners with Mubadala, ENEC to drive In-Country Value for UAE | ZAWYA MENA Edition:The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, today signed two framework agreements with Mubadala Investment Company and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, to partner on ADNOC’s In-Country Value, ICV, programme following the success of the programme which has driven more than AED44 billion ($12 billion) back into the UAE's economy and created over 1,500 private-sector jobs for Emiratis since it was lau...
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US and Middle East: strongmen contemplate post-Trump era | Financial Times

US and Middle East: strongmen contemplate post-Trump era | Financial Times:It took Donald Trump less than 48 hours to lay the foundations of a radical shift in US Middle East policy and ingratiate himself with some of the region’s most powerful leaders. On visits to Saudi Arabia and Israel — his first overseas as US president in May 2017 — he set the tone for the transactional and personality-based relationship that has characterised his dealings with the region’s strongmen.He made it clear that...
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#Dubai's Habtoor Group to open representative office in Israel | Reuters

Dubai's Habtoor Group to open representative office in Israel | Reuters:Dubai conglomerate Al Habtoor Group is to open a representative office in Israel, it said on Sunday.The United Arab Emirates and Israel last week agreed to establish bilateral diplomatic and trade ties, which officials have said would create significant economic opportunities.The family-owned conglomerate portfolio covers the hospitality, construction, education and automotive sectors.Habtoor Group, headed by prominent Emira...
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India v England Tests, IPL 2021 could be held in the UAE

BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board sign agreement to "boost cricketing ties" between the two boards
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Gulf Jews savour peace deal allowing them to live openly - and eat kosher

The makeshift synagogue tucked away inside a modest villa in Dubai is normally sparsely attended. Rabbi Levi Duchman, the only resident rabbi in the UAE, is used to preaching to just a handful who feel safe enough to be open about their faith in the conservative Gulf kingdom. But in recent weeks he has looked on in delight as his synagogue teems with new life. Following the historic peace deal with Israel - signed under the gaze of Donald Trump - Jews have been given license to practice their re...
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Inside the Hell of Israel’s Second Lockdown

Israelis just want to fly away.The atmosphere was so grim as the nation entered a coronavirus lockdown on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, that there appeared to be no escape.One meme making the rounds showed desperate hands reaching out of the sea towards a far-off airplane flying high in a deep blue sky, accompanied only by the traditional greeting of “Shana Tova,” a good year.The greeting felt hollow as Israel entered into the year 5781 as the first country on earth to impose a ...
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Disney+ Hotstar VIP introduces Watch’N Play social feed feature for Dream11 IPL 2020

The Dream11 Indian Premiere League (IPL) 2020 is on track to kick start tomorrow in the UAE, which means that this season’s television viewership and Disney+ Hotstar viewership will be through the roof. Aimed at bring a better social experience to their viewers and IPL fans, Disney+ Hotstar is improving on their Watch’N Play social … Continue reading "Disney+ Hotstar VIP introduces Watch’N Play social feed feature for Dream11 IPL 2020"
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WOW! The First Kosher Restaurant In The United Arab Emirates Opened Today, In The World’s Tallest Building!

It’s been a wild month in the UAE. President Trump announced a peace deal between the United Arab Emirates and Israel just a month ago. El Al brought an Israeli and American delegation to Abu Dhabi, where the red carpet was rolled out. Then a deal with Saudi Arabia was announced to allow Israeli airlines to use their airspace […]
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Suspended UAE batsman Ashfaq Ahmed: 'I have done absolutely nothing wrong'

The ICC on Sunday had charged him and pacer Amir Hayat with five counts of breaching its anti-corruption rules
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Steven Smith's extended concussion symptoms leave Rajasthan Royals with question mark

Smith will be landing in the UAE on Thursday; franchise still confident he will be ready for their first game on September 22
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Occupying Palestine is rotting Israel from inside. No Gulf peace deal can hide that | Raja Shehadeh

Israel has twisted its laws and contorted its politics to protect the occupation. The UAE and Bahrain deals won’t create peaceMore than a quarter of a century after Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat shook hands on the White House lawn, Israel has managed to turn its occupation of Palestinian territory from a burden into an asset. What was for so long a liability – the flagrant violation of international law – has now become a valued commodity. Understanding this development is key to explaining wh...
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Emirates airline to produce kosher meals as Israel beckons

The Emirates airline group unveiled plans Thursday to produce kosher meals in keeping with Jewish dietary rules, two days after the UAE and Israel signed a deal to normalise ties.
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Ricky Ponting expects UAE pitches to 'offer a bit more bounce' despite slowness

And that, says Delhi Capitals' coach, will suit his side's bowling line-up well
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#AbuDhabi Investment Office to open Tel Aviv office | Reuters

Abu Dhabi Investment Office to open Tel Aviv office | Reuters:The state-run Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) is to open its first office outside the United Arab Emirates in Tel Aviv, the Abu Dhabi Media Office said on Wednesday, following normalisation of relations between the UAE and Israel.Israel on Tuesday signed normalisation agreements at the White House in Washington with both the UAE and Bahrain.“Tel Aviv is the first in a planned network of international offices that will support compa...
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United Arab Emirates: Ground Breaking Israel-United Arab Emirates Peace Deal Marks A Change In The Regional Business And Legal Landscape - Mayer Brown

On August 13, 2020, Israel and the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") announced a landmark peace deal – dubbed the "Abraham Accord."
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#UAE Signals It’ll Atone For Pumping Too Much Oil in July, August - Bloomberg

UAE Signals It’ll Atone For Pumping Too Much Oil in July, August - Bloomberg:The United Arab Emirates sent a fresh signal it will make up for pumping too much oil in the past two months, as crude prices come under renewed pressure from sagging energy demand and rising coronavirus infections.Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., which produces almost all the UAE’s crude, has indicated to refiners and traders that reductions in oil shipments for October will continue through November.Adnoc will cut 25% of s...
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IPL social: Dhoni, Watson, Kohli, Neesham, Russell, Rashid

Veterans MS Dhoni and Shane Watson show they've still got it while international stars arrive in UAE ahead of Saturday's opener, plus more in this week's IPL social.
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#UAE-Bahrain Deal With #Israel Hailed as Historic, But Details Are Thin - Bloomberg

UAE-Bahrain Deal With Israel Hailed as Historic, But Details Are Thin - Bloomberg:     Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, left, Benjamin Netanyahu, second left, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, right, hold signed documents during the accords signing ceremony with Donald Trump  on Sept. 15. Photographer: Yuri Gripas/Abaca/Bloomberg The accords the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed with Israel Tuesday were hailed by President Donald Trump as a “foundation ...
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United Arab Emirates: Corporate Governance Law For Joint Stock Companies In UAE - STA Law Firm

Corporate governance can be stated as a set of regulations, mechanisms, its process, and relations by which corporations are controlled and operated.
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