Tag: Politics

President Biden vetoes anti-ESG legislation

President Biden has issued the first veto of his presidency after the Republicans voted to overturn ESG considerations in ERISA plans.

Republican-led House of Representatives passes anti-ESG investing rule

The US House of Representatives has approved legislation aimed at blocking a new law allowing the consideration of climate and ESG factors by retirement plan fiduciaries.  

Senior US officials call on Congress to step up crypto regulation...

Four senior US officials in the White House have called on the US Congress to ‘step up its efforts’ in regulating the cryptocurrency market.

NSA director calls on Congress to renew intel licenses in light...

National Security Agency (NSA) director Paul Nakasone has said that intelligence authorities up for renewal this year have played a key role in the fight against cyberattacks.

Privacy concerns could lead US to ban TikTok from government devices

A spending bill unveiled by the US Congress could ban TikTok from most US government devices, Security Week has detailed.

Ex-Austrian Chancellor Kurz sets up CyberTech company

Sebastian Kurz, the former Chancellor of Austria, is launching a cybersecurity business with the ex-head of the Israeli NSO Group.

New UK bill set to crack down on fraud and money...

The UK government has introduced the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill in an attempt to drive ‘dirty money’ out of the UK.

UK Parliament initiates inquiry into crypto and digital assets sector

A cross party group in the UK Parliament has begun an inquiry into the UK’s cryptocurrency and digital assets sector.

Hacking concerns cause delay to UK Conservative leadership vote

Voting in the UK’s Conservative Party leadership election has been delayed after government cyber experts raised concerns over potential hacking of members’ ballots.

US House of Representatives pass two cybersecurity bills

The US House of Representatives has this week passed the Energy Cybersecurity University Leadership Act and the RANSOMWARE Act.

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