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Amani-Cane Elouazani

I am a law graduate with an LLB, LPC and Master of Law focused in corporate law. I am the former business owner of online clothing brand “LBE Store” as featured in a number of UK national newspapers and the NY Post. My current side hustle is my true crime YouTube channel.

ASOS Strikes £295m Acquisition Deal with Failed Retail Group Arcadia

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ASOS strikes £295m deal to buy four brands from the failed retail group Arcadia. ASOS is buying the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT brands but not their shops. The acquisition will be set out in two parts – ASOS is paying £265m for the brands and a further £30m for the stock. The acquisition …

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Sarah Everard’s Death Strikes a Sombre Chord with Women

What happened to Sarah Everard? On the evening of March 3 2021, 33-year-old marketing executive Sarah Everard disappeared in South London. She began walking home from a friend’s house but never made it home. A fear every woman knows. Everard left Clapham and is believed to have walked through Clapham common, on her journey home …

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Air Jordans, Yeezys and Insider Information: the Teenage Sneaker Reseller that made $100k per Month

Streetwear hoarder On 25 February, Bloomberg Businessweek published a profile on Joe Herbert and his thriving sneaker-resale business, West Coast Streetwear. At just 19-years old, Joe has launched a lucrative resale business off the back of sneaker bots.  Sneaker bots are advanced software programs that allow Joe to automatically add shoes to his cart and purchase …

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Reddit vs Wall Street: Meme Stocks and Market Manipulation Kick off 2021

Here’s how the GameStop saga began and what could happen next… The Reddit campaign that fuelled Wall Street chaos On January 13, a Reddit forum called WallStreetBets began boosting GameStop stocks. The campaign, led by Redditors, aimed to champion the cause of retail investors and teach Wall Street a lesson by pushing up shares that short …

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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes loses bid to dismiss criminal charges

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Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes loses bid to dismiss criminal charges. A federal judge has denied requests to dismiss the criminal charges filed against Holmes and former top executive Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani in connection with their blood-testing start-up. Holmes went to trial on March 9th, facing charges that she and Balwani defrauded investors and deceived patients …

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Snapshot Update: Latham & Watkins leads on Airbnb $3.5bn IPO

Airbnb’s initial public offering was the largest US IPO of 2020, with stock values doubling their predicted $68. Despite facing disappointing figures in the first two quarters of 2020, Airbnb made a surprising recovery as lockdowns began to ease and tourists opted to stay in houses instead of hotels. Partly due to 2021 optimism, Airbnb’s …

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The Rocky Relationship of LVMH and Tiffany & Co.

Background Divorce rates amongst couples around the world have spiked during the pandemic and now it seems the trend is spilling over into corporate marriages. In November 2019, an announcement detailing the proposed acquisition of Tiffany & Co. by luxury goods giant LVMH for $16 billion was released, in what would be the largest deal the industry had ever …

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America After Trump: Is it Time to Ditch the Death Penalty?

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At 40-years old, Brandon Bernard was the youngest person to be executed by the US Federal Government in nearly 70 years. He waited on death row for over 20 years until he was executed on December 10 2020.  Bernard was given the lethal injection for his involvement in the murder of Todd and Stacie Bailey in 1999. Brandon, accompanied …

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Big Four Giant Deloitte Snaps up London Law Firm

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Big Four giant Deloitte snaps up London law firm. On Tuesday 3rd November, the legal arm of Deloitte announced that it had taken a further step onto lawyer turf with the acquisition of tech and media law firm Kemp Little. The move will see the accountancy’s outfit’s lawyer headcount in the UK increase to more …

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