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If one searches for Adrian Maxwell Ballintine, the first entry is from a source that the unaware would consider useful for Know Your Customer / CDD checking. It says "Founder of NewSat. Ltd, Adrian Maxwell Ballintine is currently Chief Executive Officer and Executive at this company."

There are records to set straight, not the least of which is the relevant criminal record.

The USA's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (is that horrible logo new? FinCEN used to be so elegant) has issued a civil money penalty notice against a former Chief Officer of U.S. Bancorp N.A. for "failure to prevent" breaches of the Bank Secrecy Act during his employment at the company. But, FinCEN's allegations go further than simply "failing to prevent."

As more and more photos emerge of near empty restaurants and entertainment outlets, it's clear that governments are going to have to do something to help, even if it causes some political, even religious, dissatisfaction.

Mark Damion Kawecki, of Frankston Victoria, Australia has appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates' Court and pleaded guilty in the first case of its kind in Australia. He fiddled the figures to help a company get on the board.

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Open General Licences - clarification on recent changes by the Export Control Joint Unit.

Webinar : 16 March at 11:00 GMT.

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If you are issuing a notice about technology, the least you can do is make sure your own tech works when recipients click on a link in the notice.

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If you are a fan of Alan Greenspan, look away now. That's what he did when the first shoots of the housing bubble were evidenced - and then said he wouldn't have known anyway because the data at the US Fed was too recent. Except that it wasn't - it was simply parochial. The data was there - the Fed didn't think about it. And now, here is is again.

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Here's a moron of the first order. You want to sell us financial services and then you put a demonstrable lie front and centre in your pitch.

Thanks for the best laugh of the morning, you idiot. And yes, your IP address has been blocked from our entire server system.

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It's a valid question - indeed, not only businesses outside China need to know if their sites can be accessed by the world's largest (apparently) biggest on-line population but people within China need to know whether the site they can't reach is blocked or there is some other reason.

Here's a handy short list of services that will help.

In 1992, some "old masters" were stolen from Lincoln's Inn in London, one of the Inns of Court where barristers are made and Judges are born. It naturally aroused outrage in legal circles which, like Olympic rings, overlap with government.

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It's there. In plain sight. In the body of the press release from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission. It's a statement that ASIC, having been found, damned by its own words and those of the industry, wanting in its supervision of the Financial Services Landscape, is taking the gloves off. It's not going to stand for any more poor compliance. It's going to make "ongoing efforts to improve standards across the financial services industry." So this case is going to be spectacular, isn't it?

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It's being claimed as a victory for climate change activists but it's far, far more than that.

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Bryan Edwards

It's not fake news: it's fake everything. It's satire and it's fiction.

The US Democrats are trying to choose someone to run in an attempt to be President. The number 1 and number 2 of the secret committee that actually makes the decision are meeting in in a shed behind a Gentlemen's Club in a small settlement in the Nevada desert.

Testing is just that. It's not racing, it's not practice. It's one step before final shakedown. And it's one step up from running a highly sophisticated video game a.k.a. a simulator. Before the car arrives at the track, teams have buckets of data. Then, sometimes literally, the wheels come off.

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