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Finance Ministry may push for IFCI, IIFCL merger

NEW DELHI, JUNE 8:   The Finance Ministry is examining the possibility of merger of two state-run financial institutions, India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL) and Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) to create a bigger financing firm for the sector. “The proposal is under the active consideration of the ministry so that the huge deficit, which infrastructure space has, can be ... Read More »

Microsoft, Experts Push for Global NGO to Expose Hackers

As cyber-attacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job of unmasking the hackers behind them. Dubbed the “Global Cyber Attribution Consortium”, according to a recent report by the Rand Corporation think-tank, the NGO would probe major cyber-attacks and publish, when possible, the identities of ... Read More »

Facebook Ramps Up Push For Greater Internet Availability in India

Facebook’ CEO Mark Zuckerberg interacts with students in a town hall-style meeting at the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Photograph by Shirish Shete — AP Facebook’s project to spread the Internet throughout India is getting some help by a big Indian telecommunications company. The social networking giant said Thursday that it has partnered ... Read More »

Connecticut lawmakers push to protect Internet privacy

HARTFORD – Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s move to end federal privacy protection for Internet users, a group of Connecticut lawmakers hope to pass a state law restoring the protections. “President Trump and the Republicans in Congress are perpetrating this gross and outrageous invasion of peoples’ privacy,” said stae Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk. “The Republican rollback of FCC ... Read More »

Linklaters finance practice under scrutiny with partner exits expected amid profitability push

Linklaters is set to see a number of partner exits from its finance practice, amid a profitability drive at the firm. One ex-partner said that a process to reduce the amount of equity in the finance group began before Christmas, and is expected to lead to exits by the end of the current financial year. It is understood that, following ... Read More »