May 16, 2022
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Chip giant’s IPO hit by Beijing crackdown on business

bbc– Chinese electric car maker BYD’s plan to sell shares in its computer chip making unit has been suspended, the latest share offering to be hit by Beijing’s crackdown on businesses. The listing has been put on hold due to a regulatory investigation into the law firm advising the company. The plan to list on […]
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Watchdog: Tighten up law to stub out ticket rip-offs on Viagogo and StubHub

express– As music festivals and other large live events resume after Covid, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has set out recommendations designed to protect consumers. The organisation wants a ban on platforms allowing resellers to sell more tickets for an event than they can legally buy from the primary market. It also wants to […]
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Will I ever be able to fly without feeling guilty again?

bbc– For Maggie Robertson, it was a long-haul flight to Texas that changed her mind about flying. It was 2017 and she was having a great holiday. But then Hurricane Harvey came along – and she and her family narrowly sidestepped floods that cost more than 100 lives. “That brush with natural disaster helped put […]
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How Caroline Rush put British fashion on the global map

independent– When London Fashion Week kicks off in September, Caroline Rush is set to have a front-row seat. Since becoming the British Fashion Council’s chief executive officer in 2009, Rush has been widely credited for putting UK fashion on the global map, and she was given a CBE for her dedication to the industry in 2015. She told The Independent: “Under […]