imf: International Monetary Fund says Sri Lanka is on track for an agreement with it

COLOMBO: The International Monetary Fund had constructive and productive discussions with the Sri Lankan authorities on economic policies and reforms to be supported by an IMF extended fund facility arrangement, it said in a release on Thursday. The statement boosts hopes that the crisis-hit country can put its public finances in order and reassure creditors. … Read more

EU Seeks Agreement on Ground-Breaking Regulations for Crypto Assets

The European Union on Thursday will seek agreement on ground-breaking rules for regulating crypto assets as the rout in bitcoin piles pressure on authorities to rein in the sector. Globally, crypto assets are largely unregulated, with national operators in the EU only required to show controls for combating money laundering. A deal would put the … Read more

Acrisure Re signs broker agreement for Indian facultative business

Acrisure Re, the reinsurance business of broker Acrisure LLC, said Wednesday that its facultative team has signed a preferred partnership broker agreement for Indian facultative business with Mahindra Insurance Brokers of Mumbai, a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd. The preferred broking agreement gives Mahindra Insurance Brokers access to Acrisure Re’s coverages for … Read more

Georgia Plaintiff Who Fired Attorney Still Bound by Settlement Agreement

A motor-vehicle accident victim who fired his lawyer and asked for more money must still accept the $17,500 settlement that his counsel agreed to before she was dismissed, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. An appellate panel reversed a trial court that found Ernest Butler was not bound by a settlement agreement agreed to … Read more

Travelport Plus Signs GDS Agreement with US-Bangla Airlines

Bangladeshi carrier US-Bangla Airlines will distribute its content on Travelport Plus via a new agreement with the global distribution system, Travelport announced. The agreement is the first GDS agreement for the Dhaka-based carrier, the largest privately owned carrier in Bangladesh that plans “ambition growth,” according to Sue Carter, Travelport head of air partners in the … Read more

Boris Johnson hails India-UK free trade agreement as ‘biggest of them all’

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday reiterated the Diwali timeline for a draft India-UK free trade agreement (FTA), declaring that the proposed trade deal with New Delhi would be the biggest yet in the post-Brexit context. In a statement to mark the start of the Commonwealth Heads of … Read more

Odisha signs agreement to skill 10,000 women SHG members in apparel sector

In a bid to promote entrepreneurship among women through the formation of Micro Enterprises of Mission Shakti SHGs, the Department of Mission Shakti, Odisha in collaboration with Apparel Made-ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC), New Delhi has signed an agreement to launch an initiative for skill development of 10,000 … Read more

Rogers, Shaw and Quebecor Announce Agreement for Sale of Freedom Mobile

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