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Swiss bank accused of using ‘James Bond’ tactics to solicit wealthy clients

Legal veteran Jonathan Chang will replace Dane Butswinkas as general counsel

South Korean company hopes new features could reignite declining smartphone sales

Move by Europhiles is a big setback for Theresa May and her Brexit policy

Opposition effort to deliver food and medicine likely to be met by a potentially deadly force

Korean smartphone maker raises prices in the face of rising sales for Chinese rivals

Comments come after the arrest of US private equity executive Michael Calvey

Trading and mining group has faced investor pressure over polluting fossil fuel

Industry says judgment puts millions of vehicles at risk

Bolsonaro’s government looks to muster congressional support for overhaul

Starboard’s demand for board seats raises questions over $90bn pharma deal

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Stalling of adoption of new Internet Protocol will hamper network integration, report finds

House Democrats report that whistleblowers had raised ‘grave concerns’ 

Allegations involve failure to disclose potential conflicts of interest in three insolvency cases

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Extended time off refreshes workers and allows employers to stress-test their teams

Spat between deputy president Ruto and Kenyatta ally exposes rupture in ruling party

The not very joined-up process of getting my Kindle back

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China’s domestic lenders have good reasons to resist the state’s call to supply credit 

Country bows to the inevitable as issuance of electronic dollars surges

High-quality corporate bond index marks best its start to the year since 1995

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South Korean company hopes new features could reignite declining smartphone sales

Korean smartphone maker raises prices in the face of rising sales for Chinese rivals

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