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EU regulator warns of COVID-19 rise in ‘cold winter,’ urges revaccination efforts

The EU’s medicines regulator on Thursday urged Europe to prepare for a new wave of COVID-19 as “cold winter months” arrive. “Over the last weeks we have not seen a major increase in COVID-19 case rates in the EU as a result of rising immunity following vaccinations and natural infections,” Marco Cavaleri, head of Health … Read more

NY governor directs state regulator to issue temporary permits to out-of-state insurance adjusters

Following a historic winter storm that has buried parts of the state in nearly seven feet of snow, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has ordered the Department of Financial Services (DFS) to issue temporary adjuster permits to qualified independent insurance adjusters from out-of-state. The measure is being taken to expedite insurance claims related … Read more

SBFC Finance files Rs 1,600-crore IPO papers with markets regulator Sebi

Non-banking finance company SBFC Finance has filed preliminary papers with capital markets regulator Sebi to raise up to Rs 1,600 crore, through an initial public offering (IPO). The IPO comprises a fresh issue of equity shares aggregating to up to Rs 750 crore and an offer-for-sale (OFS) component aggregating up to Rs … Read more

Medical regulator apologises to GP wrongfully suspended over laptop request

A doctor who was suspended after requesting a laptop has received an apology from the General Medical Council after an independent review found it had mishandled the case. Dr Manjula Arora, 59, a locum in Manchester who had been working for out-of-hours provider Mastercall, was reported to the regulator after she wrongly told IT officials … Read more

Facebook parent Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK competition regulator

The logos of Facebook and Giphy. Aytac Unal | Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Meta, the owner of Facebook, has been reordered by U.K. competition regulators to sell its animated GIF unit Giphy after losing an appeal against the initial decision. Citing the risk of a substantial lessening of competition in the social media and … Read more

Singapore anti trust regulator raises concerns on Air India acquisition

The anti-trust regulator of Singapore has raised concerns over Tata group’s acquisition of Air India as it could limit competition on the India-Singapore air routes. The regulator has sought certain commitments from the Tata group to address the competition concerns and has decided to further review the transaction, it … Read more

How Ireland lost its chance to become Big Tech’s ‘super regulator’

Many of the largest U.S. tech firms hold their European headquarters in Dublin. Artur Widak | Nurphoto | Getty Images Incoming EU rules forcing Big Tech to police content on the internet more aggressively will be enforced directly by the European Commission, a move experts say will diminish the role Ireland has played so far … Read more

The FA is due to meet to discuss the plans for an independent regulator

The Football Association are set to hold top-level talks about the Government’s plans to introduce an independent regulator at St George’s Park today. English football’s governing body will convene at the national football centre in Burton on Tuesday for their latest board meeting – and the organisation’s approach towards the next phase of Whitehall’s plans … Read more