Manafort judge sets tentative hearing over allegations ex-Trump adviser violated plea deal

Mueller memo: Manafort told multiple, discernable lies A federal judge in the case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has set a tentative hearing date to hear arguments from both sides over whether Manafort breached his plea deal. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday set a hearing for Jan. 25. Still, that hearing may or may […]

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Businesswoman sets $100m challenge

It doesn’t matter where you’re operating your business or at what scale, relationships are everything — especially when you move your business to China, like Kellie Lam has recently done with Abacus Finance. In this episode, Kellie tells us how she turned from a career in fashion to finance, and Monash University’s Giovanni de Lieto weighs in on what businesses should […]

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Romania sets new minimum salary, slammed by business group

Romania's government has passed an emergency ordinance that will create two different levels for the minimum national wage. According to Friday's measure, the minimum monthly salary will be 2,080 lei ($507) starting Jan.1, while those with higher education qualifications or 15 years of employment are guaranteed 2,350 lei ($573). Previously, there was a flat minimum monthly salary of 1,900 lei […]

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SEC Sets Deadline for Comments on 9 Bitcoin ETF Applications

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) set Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 as the deadline for public comments on nine applications from various issuers looking to launch bitcoin exchange traded funds. Earlier this year, the SEC rejected the applications, preventing the digital currency from gaining more acceptance from investors who are wary of the […]

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