Royal Caribbean, Celebrity halt cruises through June 11; Carnival, Princess cancel through June

Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises have extended their sailing suspension through June 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Canada: COVID-19: Cross Country Update (April 9, 2020) - Miller Thomson LLP

The Government of Canada announced the following measures:
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25 years after Oklahoma City bombing, anxiety remains high

In the 25 years since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City and killed 168 people, the United States has suffered through foreign wars, a rise in mass shootings and a much deadlier act of terror, the Sept. 11 attacks. Ordinarily, survivors and victims’ families would gather Sunday at the memorial where the Alfred P. Murrah Building once stood to pay tribute to the lives that were lost and tragically altered, as they have every year since the bombing. Instead,...
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United States: Momentum Building For Applicability Of 28 U.S.C. §1782(A) To Obtain Discovery For Use In Foreign Or International Private Arbitrations - Mintz

In 1948, the United States first promulgated a unique statutory mechanism by which, via its 1964 amendment, an interested person could receive judicial assistance in obtaining evidence in the U.S....
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Canada: Updated Q&A: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Eligible employers are those that have experienced a decline of 15% or more in gross revenue from arm's-length sources in March or 30% or more in April or May, as compared to either the same month in 2019, ...
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Reboot of beloved 1990's sitcom will include original cast members

NBC is giving the hit '90s sitcom "Saved by the Bell" a reboot on its new streaming service, Peacock. The show will include original cast members Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez reprising their roles.
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Reboot of beloved 1990's sitcom will include two original cast members

NBC is giving the hit '90s sitcom "Saved by the Bell" a reboot on its new streaming service, Peacock. The show will include original cast members Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez reprising their roles.
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United States: Multiemployer Plan Pitfalls And Assistance For Employers Navigating The Coronavirus Crisis - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

For those employers that have obligations under collective bargaining agreements to contribute to multiemployer benefit plans, the employment implications of the COVID-19
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Australia: The Australian Financial Review: How to flatten the coming bankruptcy curve - KordaMentha

Without deep co-operation between government, business and stakeholders we are heading for a spiral of company failures.
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Adapting small homes for lockdown

The difficulties of isolation and working from home during lockdown are most acutely felt by those in small apartments and other confined spaces. This may especially be the case in densely populated cities like New York and London -- and is almost a given in places like Hong Kong and Tokyo, where space comes at an eye-watering premium.
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More with less: How to adapt small spaces for lockdown

Design expert Azby Brown's tips for making the most of space and light in tiny spaces.
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United States: A "Dark Horse" Victory For Katy Perry: Central District Of California Overturns $2.8M Copyright Verdict - Proskauer Rose LLP

Nearly eight months after a trial that culminated in an adverse jury verdict, pop singer Katy Perry recently achieved a "Dark Horse" victory, proving that the legal battle was "Never Really Over."
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Ireland: What Now For The Engine Of Our Economy - Ronan Daly Jermyn

The COVID-19 outbreak is first and foremost a human tragedy of unimaginable scale.  Addressing this with the urgency it demands has quite rightly engaged the brightest minds across the globe.  
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United States: Summarizing Certain Real Estate-Related Provisions Of The CARES Act - Ropes & Gray LLP

Part I: Forbearance of Residential Mortgage Loan Payments for Multifamily Properties with Federally Backed Loans; Application to Senior Housing
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Stockton Police Searching For Possible Barricaded Suspect Following Vehicle Pursuit

STOCKTON (CBS13) – The Stockton Police Department is searching for a suspect who got out of their car and ran following a short vehicle pursuit. The department said the pursuit ended on San Pasqual Way and said the suspect may be hiding in the attic of one of the homes that were searched. Police said the home appears to be unoccupied and that they do not know if it is the suspect’s home or a random house. This is a developing story. Stick with CBS13 for more updates.
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Australia: The knock-on of Saracens salary cap breaches: was it worth a try? - KordaMentha

The decision prompted a figurative line-out for Premiership Rugby, who launched a review into the salary cap regulations.
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United States: COVID-19: Status Of Antitrust Authorities - Ropes & Gray LLP

This Alert outlines the current status of antitrust agencies around the world as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to...

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta talk to experts about why extensive testing is needed in order to safely reopen the country, and why we should not "let down our guard too soon."
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As some countries move toward easing lockdown meas...

As some countries move toward easing lockdown measures, many are wondering what the world will look like after Covid-19. CNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss how the pandemic will change the way we live.
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US stock futures and Asian markets jump following Gilead drug trial report, Boeing plans to resume production

US stocks were up on Thursday following Boeing plans to resume commerical airline production.
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United States: Summary Of Federal And State Developments Pertaining To Mortgage Loan And Lease Enforcement In Response To COVID-19 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Since March 13, 2020, the U.S. has been operating under a declared state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19, with many state and local governments...
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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to get early prison release amid coronavirus fears

Cohen will be allowed to serve out the remainder of his sentence at home following a 14-day quarantine period.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: CMS' Blanket Waiver Of Stark Law Sanctions During The COVID-19 Outbreak: Opportunities And Limitations - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On Monday, March, 30, 2020, CMS released a blanket waiver (the "Waiver") of the physician self-referral law under section 1135 of the Social Security Act to enable health care provider...
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United States: All About The Integration - SEC Says Kik Illegally Offered Securities - Polsinelli LLP

All fans of the Simple Agreement for Future Tokens (SAFT) should read the SEC's brief in support of motion for summary judgment in the Kik case.
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Biden says federal government should subsidize some salaries as part of coronavirus recovery

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for the federal government to cover half of some workers' salaries to help keep people employed during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Biden putting together post-election transition team, talks Cabinet makeup

The apparent Democratic presidential nominee did not rule out announcing some Cabinet member selections before November's election.
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United States: Governor J. B. Pritzker Signs Executive Order Approving Remote Notarization In Illinois - Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.

Governor J. B. Pritzker, through COVID-19 Executive Order No. 14 signed March 26, 2020, has approved Remote Notarization in ...
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United States: Applicability Of The Covenant Of Quiet Enjoyment To The COVID-19 Pandemic - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Many leases for commercial property contain an express covenant of "quiet enjoyment," which typically provides that the property owner may not interfere with the tenant's use...
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City in Orange County is suing a hotel to stop it from becoming a shelter for elderly homeless people, because of the threat of coronavirus

Laguna Hills Mayor Janine Heft said in a statement that the "extreme action" was taken because the county had been put in an "extreme position."
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