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Binance General Counsel Confronts Some of Crypto’s Hardest Tests

<-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbHref":"bbg://securities/1624796D%20CH%20Equity","_id":"00000190-46e2-d497-a7fb-eeef936a0000","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">Binance’s General Counsel Eleanor Hughes has a lot to keep her busy, ranging from the giant crypto exchange’s testy dispute with Nigerian officials to strict monitoring by US authorities as part of a landmark <-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbDocId":"S4HQUFDWX2PS","_id":"00000190-46e2-d497-a7fb-eeef936a0001","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">plea deal.

Desmarais-Backed Mortgage Firm Nesto Acquires Lender CMLS

<-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbHref":"bbg://securities/1805755D%20CN%20Equity","_id":"00000190-3c55-d497-a7fb-fc5daf0b0000","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">Nesto Inc., a Canadian online mortgage company backed by Montreal’s Desmarais family, struck a deal to acquire real estate financier CMLS Group, vaulting it to more than C$60 billion ($43.8 billion) in mortgages under administration.

Lawmaker Vows New $15 Billion Oil Fight at Calpers, Calstrs

A California bill forcing the two largest US pension funds to divest an estimated $15 billion in oil and gas assets has quietly fizzled for the third straight year, but the influential state lawmaker behind the effort vowed to renew the legislation with a stronger alliance of climate activists.

US Lawmakers Visit Ailing Binance Executive in Nigerian Jail

Two US lawmakers who visited a jailed <-bsp-bb-link state="{"bbHref":"bbg://securities/1624796D%20CH%20Equity","_id":"00000190-3bd5-d497-a7fb-ffdd83420000","_type":"0000016b-944a-dc2b-ab6b-d57ba1cc0000"}">Binance Holdings Ltd. executive in Nigeria said he is in poor health and asked the American embassy to seek a humanitarian release even as local authorities press on with a fraud trial against him.


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