Finance

Net financing net-zero: Need to create measurable metrics on provision of green financing, capacity and tech

India made five commitments at COP26: (1) it will increase its non-fossil energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030; (2) it will meet 50% of its energy requirements through renewable energy by 2030; (3) it will reduce the total projected carbon emissions by one billion tonnes by 2030; (4) by 2030, it will reduce the …

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Mary Ziegler links anti-abortion movement to relaxed campaign finance rules

Published 2022-06-22 15:41 3:41 June 22, 2022 pm Donald Trump’s political ascent was initially welcomed warily by both the Republican establishment and the anti-abortion groups at the party’s base. But in her latest book published this week, abortion law historian Mary Ziegler argues that Trump was able to reach the White House because of, not …

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Female finance leaders outperform their male peers, so why so few of them in academia and beyond?

The gender diversity of thought leadership in finance is lower than in most other academic fields, our research shows. Finance ranks 132nd out of 175 fields with a representation of only 10.3% women among its thought leaders. Yet these women outperform their male peers. How did we measure this? The impact of an academic’s ideas …

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Jack Ma’s Ant Group set to apply for China finance license this month

Jack Ma’s Ant Group Co. is poised to apply for a key financial license as soon as this month, according to people familiar with the matter, a sign that its lengthy overhaul following a squashed 2020 listing is getting closer to satisfying China’s financial regulators. The People’s Bank of China intends …

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Etihad Credit Insurance showcases innovative trade finance solutions

At the forum, ECI highlights how its range of flexible financing solutions can help UAE manufacturers to benefit from advanced digital production technologies as part of the country’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) strategy ECI provides trade and project financing collaterals to enable UAE companies to engage in new product innovations in the spirit of the …

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Anaheim City Council Deadlocks on Campaign Finance Reform Following FBI Corruption Probe

Anaheim City Council members deadlocked on a campaign finance reform in an effort to lessen special interests’ influence on policy decisions, which has come under intense public scrutiny since revelations of an FBI corruption probe into City Hall. After a majority of the council debated the issue for hours – over the course of two …

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Pilot Regime – The kick-off of the tokenization of financial instruments Allen & Overy LLP

The Regulation is part of the measures proposed by the European Commission aimed at ensuring that the EU embraces the digital revolution in the financial sector. As of today, 22 June 2022, the Regulation (EU) 2022/858 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2022 on a pilot regime (the Pilot Regime) …

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