Trump uses virtual town hall as an appeal for reelection

The event at the Lincoln Memorial centered on coronavirus, but Trump boasted of having “done more than any other president in the history of our country.”
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Taiwan says 'not yet' received invite for key WHO meeting

Taiwan has "not yet" received an invitation to a meeting this month of the World Health Organization's (WHO) decision-making body, the World Health Assembly, but will strive take part, the government said on Monday. Taiwan's exclusion from WHO membership, due to objections from China, which considers the island one of its provinces, has infuriated Taipei, which says its exclusion has created a glaring gap in the global fight against the coronavirus. The United States has supported Taiwan's par...
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United States: SEC Approves NYSE's Tolling Of Compliance Period - Mayer Brown

On April 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") approved, with immediate effectiveness, the proposal filed by the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE") to permit a longer period of time for NYSE-listed companies to regain compliance with the exchange's continued listing standards by tolling the applicable compliance periods through June 30, 2020.
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Coronavirus: World must 'pull together' to find and fund vaccine

World leaders sign up to a fundraising drive, which aims to raise $8.3bn over the next month.
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World must 'pull together' to back vaccine, PM says

World leaders sign up to a fundraising drive, which aims to raise $8.3bn over the next month.
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Trump Supporter Puts Him On The Spot With Question About His ‘Bullying’ Language

The woman asked the president to stop his combative language and evasive behavior towards the press.
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United States: Compliance With Immigration-Related Requirements: Interruptions Of H-1B Employment - Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer's Immigration Practice Group is advising clients on an array of challenges as companies find it difficult to comply with their Immigration and Reform Control Act ...
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Fact check: Trump peppers Fox News town hall with false claims on coronavirus and other topics

President Donald Trump delivered another rapid series of false and misleading claims on Sunday night, this time at a Fox News "virtual town hall" event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
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Canada: OSFI Provides Further Guidance To Administrators Of Federally Regulated Pension Plans Amidst The COVID-19 Pandemic - Bennett Jones LLP

On March 27, 2020 the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced a series of regulatory adjustments designed to help reduce some of the operational stress on...
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Sydney Film Festival Teases Digital Edition

The Sydney Film Festival will go ahead in a smaller and all-digital format next month, organizers announced on Monday. They had previously announced that this year’s event would be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, and that the next edition would be held in 2021. The virtual festival will run June 10-21. The program will […]
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United States: COVID-19 And Benefits: "Now, A Word From Your HR Director" - Ward and Smith, P.A.

By now, most employers have been inundated with information on the CARES Act, which was recently passed in an attempt to stimulate the U.S.
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United States: Supreme Court Holds Institution Time Bar Decisions Cannot Be Reviewed - Jones Day

This week, the United States Supreme Court interpreted the scope of the AIA's "no appeal" provision found in 35 U.S.C. § 314(d) ("Section 314(d)"). Thryv, Inc. v. Click-to-Call Techs, L.P., No. 18-916, 2020 WL 1906544...
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Canada: Court Suspensions Continue, With Some Exceptions - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

An Update on the Response from Canadian Courts to COVID-19
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Jersey: COVID-19 Temporary Voluntary Arrangements Between Jersey Landlords And Tenants In Respect Of Residential Tenancies - Ogier

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Jersey Courts are giving priority to criminal cases and those involving children and are unlikely to be dealing with matters relating to property.
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United States: COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar Part 3: Insolvency And Business Challenges Amid The Coronavirus - Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz

In this video, Dr. Adi Zarankin, Judge (ret.), provided his professional insights regarding insolvency and business during the Coronavirus outbreak.
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United States: Ohio Federal Court Rules That Varying "Interests" And "Feelings" Among Putative Class Members Prevents Class Certification - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Although federal courts are certifying class actions at a record rate, a recent opinion by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio demonstrates that the requirements of Rule 23 are not mere formalities.
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UK: COVID-19: Safety, Health And Environment Regulatory: Restrictions, Enforcement Powers And Penalties - Clyde & Co

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Government has passed emergency legislation that, to a degree unprecedented in this country in peacetime...
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New Zealand records first day with no new Covid-19 cases since before lockdown

Milestone comes as director of health warns public over ‘slackening off’ when it comes to observing rulesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has recorded its first day of no new cases of Covid-19 since a stringent national lockdown began more than one month ago.The public has been engrossed by the daily release of case numbers by the health ministry each afternoon – especially as a deadline looms for the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, to decide whether the co...
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Ireland: Ireland Update: Pre-Incorporation Contracts - Walkers

There are times when certain business opportunities arise unexpectedly and it may not be practical for individuals to incorporate a new company or acquire a company before a contract needs to be signed.
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Jersey: Disciplinaries, PIPs And Grievances During Lockdown: To Progress Or Postpone? - Walkers

Over recent weeks, all businesses across the Channel Islands have had to adjust to lockdown. For many non-essential businesses, this has meant setting up systems to allow employees to work from home.
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UK: By Design: Differences Between EU And UK Registered Designs – Disclaimers - Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP

As our readers will probably be aware, although the UK has now officially left the EU, a transition period is in place until (at least) 31 December 2020 which means that EU Registered Designs...
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‘Tiger King’s’ Carole Baskin Tricked Into Interview By Fake Jimmy Fallon Producers

The Big Cat Rescue CEO was fed questions online from Fallon that were recorded from old programs.
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United States: "Drive-In" Worship Services OK'ed By Governor, Check Local Restrictions - Ward and Smith, P.A.

The thought behind the "drive-in" worship services is that people maintain social distancing by staying in their cars, but people can hear sermons and sing together in a parking lot or field.
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United Arab Emirates: Side Contracts With Local Sponsor In The UAE: Legal Implications - STA Law Firm

A side letter or a side agreement is an agreement that is not part of the primary contract or agreement but is an ancillary to the primary contract. A side agreement is used by parties a contract to confirm...
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United States: COVID-19 Response: CARES Act 3.5 Provides Additional Funding For Small Business And Healthcare Relief Programs - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Health Care Enhancement Act, signed into law on April 24, 2020, provides $484 billion of additional funding for small business loan programs and direct benefits...
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Canada: Applying Indigenous Law In Environmental Prosecutions: Sentencing Hearing In Heiltsuk Nation Leads To $2.7M Fisheries Act Fine - Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

On August 19, 2019, the British Columbia Provincial Court released the sentencing decision in R v Kirby Offshore Marine Operating LLC.
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Nigeria: COVID-19 Pandemic, Lockdown Of Court Registries And Filing Of Suits: Should The Limitation Laws Be Suspended? - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

It is no longer news that the COVID-19 pandemic has become the defining global health crisis of our time, and that Nigeria is now grappling with this unprecedented crisis.
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United States: Educate, Activate, Report: "Limiting Labor And Human-Trafficking Civil Liability For Businesses" - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Marisa Trasatti (Partner-Baltimore) and Zachary Miller (Associate-Baltimore) co-authored "Limiting Labor and Human-Trafficking Civil Liability for Businesses," which appeared in the March 2020 edition
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United States: Managing Employer Risk In The Age Of The Coronavirus Parts 1 & 2 - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Ian Stewart (Partner-Los Angeles) and Jana Farmer (Partner-White Plains) co-authored "Managing Employer Risk in the Age of the Coronavirus," which appeared in two parts in
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