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Italy April jobless rate falls to 6.9%, lowest since 2008

Global Banking & Finance

Italy April jobless rate falls to 6.9%, lowest since 2008 ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s unemployment rate declined to 6.9% The April rate was the lowest since December 2008, national statistics bureau ISTAT […] in April from a downwardly revised 7.1%

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Euro at highest to yen since 2008, markets nervy over Toyko stepping in

Global Banking & Finance

Euro at highest to yen since 2008, markets nervy over Toyko stepping in By Brigid Riley and Alun John TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) -The yen hit multi-year lows against the dollar and the euro on Tuesday, keeping investors on heightened intervention watch ahead of this week’s Bank of Japan meeting, while dovish policy maker comments left sterling […] (..)

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Trilantic to Invest in SOFIE Biosciences

JD Supra: Mergers

SOFIE, founded in 2008 and based in Dulles, Virginia, is a radiopharmacy and contract development and manufacturing organization. Trilantic North America announced it will make a growth investment in SOFIE Biosciences. By: McGuireWoods LLP

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These bond funds withstood the 2008 and 2020 recessions. What investors can learn from them

CNBC: Investing

Recession fears are looming, but a few intermediate core bond funds have a track record of success.

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Distressed sales likely to rise in Europe’s troubled real estate sector

JD Supra: Mergers

The European real estate sector is enduring a period of turbulence not seen since the 2008 financial crisis. Industry players are dealing with a confluence of stubbornly high interest rates, falling valuations, rising energy and construction costs, and increasingly expensive financing. By: White & Case LLP

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FDIC Proposes Limitations on Use of Non-Competes

JD Supra: Mergers

The Proposal seeks to update guidance, last amended in 2008, on how it will evaluate bank merger transactions with respect to competition, financial resources, the convenience and needs of communities, financial stability, and money laundering.

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China Increases Its Merger Control Thresholds

JD Supra: Mergers

China's State Council recently published new merger control notification thresholds doubling the previous China revenue thresholds in an amended Regulation on Notification Thresholds for Concentrations of Business Operators (the "Regulation"), the first time since the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML") came into effect in 2008. By: Jones Day

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