The Media Said Trump Didn’t Have a COVID Testing Strategy. The Media Was Wrong.

The White House had the idea of opening hundreds of ambitious mobile testing sites at the outset of the coronavirus crisis. But there was a problem: Officials quickly realized that creating that many sites would use up an inordinate amount of the nation’s limited supply of testing swabs.“We had 1.2 million swabs in the country for the month for everything,” recalls Admiral Brett Giroir, the HHS official who became the administration’s testing czar in mid-March and soon will be returning to his r...
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After viral photo, UK BLM protester speaks out

A photo went viral over the weekend of a black man carrying a suspected far-right protester to safety during anti-racist protests in London. The man with the protester slung on his back - has now been identified as personal trainer Patrick Hutchinson. In an interview with the BBC on Sunday (June 14) Hutchinson said he and his friends quote "did what they had to do" and "stopped somebody from being killed." "They created a barrier around him and I was the...
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Watch Japan’s latest private rocket launch end up in the water

Interstellar Technologies has succeeded with only one of its five launches
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Australia: Every dog has its day, even in a workers compensation claim! - Kells

The worker claimed for the purchase of an assistance dog and for the costs of maintaining that dog during its life.
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Opinion: Don't be fooled into thinking Republicans are split over Trump

Breaking news: Republicans might finally be willing to break with President Donald Trump. Following the president's performance with Covid-19 as well as his response to the Black Lives Matters protests there have been a number of stories speculating about whether the GOP will finally come undone.
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United States: California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations Submitted For Implementation By July 1, 2020 - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

The Attorney General for the State of California (AG) has submitted the final draft of California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations to the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL).
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United States: Reopening? Learn How To Help Your Employees Feel Safe Psychologically - Inc. - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Erin McLaughlin, shareholder in the Labor & Employment section, is quoted in the Inc. article "Reopening? Learn How to Help Your Employees Feel Safe Psychologically​​​"​​ and offers crucial...
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Canada: Sixth CIPO Extension To Trademark Deadlines Due To COVID-19: Until July 6, 2020 - Clark Wilson LLP

Once again, in light of COVID-19 disruptions, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has extended its earlier automatic extensions until at least July 6, 2020 (the previous extension discussed here).
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Black protester who carried injured white man through angry crowd says he was trying to avoid catastrophe

The black man seen carrying an injured white man to safety during a chaotic scene at protests in London Saturday told CNN he did it to avoid catastrophe.
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Black Lives Matter protester seen carrying a white man through an angry crowd in London says he wants 'equality for all races and people'

Patrick Hutchinson wants his younger relatives to live in a better world than him.
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UK: COVID-19 UK & Germany: Criminal Justice In The UK And Germany - A Legal Comparison - Clyde & Co

Currently, with a few exceptions, jury trials and hearings in the UK are being postponed or not starting at all.
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Larry Kudlow Vows End To $600 Unemployment Aid As ‘Disincentive’ To Work

“I mean, we’re paying people not to work. It’s better than their salaries would get,” he said.
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Denny Hamlin wins on a long day at Homestead

Denny Hamlin found the magic at Homestead-Miami Speedway, once again. Hamlin went to the lead for the final time with 30 laps left and held off Chase Elliott for his record-tying third NASCAR Cup Series victory at Homestead. Former drivers Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle are the other three-time winners.
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Hong Kong Disneyland, closed for five months due to Covid-19, is ready to reopen

On June 18, Hong Kong Disneyland will become the world's second Disney park to reopen. One of the smallest Disney theme parks, it closed on January 26 due to the global coronavirus crisis and has remained shut since then
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Canada: Ontario Allows Child-Care Centres To Reopen Friday - CCPartners

On June 9th, 2020 the provincial government announced its plan to reopen child care centres across the province to support Ontario as it enters stage 2 of reopening.
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Jordy Nelson still has no interest in returning to football

He rested as a member of the Packers last August, and he said the following month that he's done with football. Nine months later, Jordy Nelson says he's still done with football. “We’re not coming back," Nelson recently told Jason Wilde of the Wisconsin State Journal. "There’s no doubt about that. We’re done. . . [more]
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Australia: Updates to NSW WHS laws: A brief overview - Swaab

The WHS Amendment Bill 2020 has introduced various changes and increased penalties to NSW work health and safety laws.
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United States: Mama Always Said, ‘Tell The Truth,' Especially When It Comes To COVID-19 - Foley & Lardner

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, employers have been placed in the position of having to deal with numerous conflicting legal and moral obligations.
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Nigeria: Why Does A Nigerian Company Need A Company Secretary? - Fred-Young & Evans

Under Common Law, a Company Secretary was regarded as a mere clerk with no ostensible authority to bind the company.
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United States: SEC Enforcement Co-Director Provides Update On Priorities During Pandemic: Takeaways For Issuers, Investment Advisers And Investment Companies - Foley Hoag LLP

Following up on previous guidance, Steven Peikin, Co-Director of the SEC Division of Enforcement ("Enforcement"), provided updated detail on Enforcement's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a virtual keynote...
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United States: Massachusetts AG Petitions DPU To Investigate Gas Industry Future In Light Of Commonwealth's GHG Emissions Goals - Foley Hoag LLP

On June 4, 2020, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General (AGO) filed a petition with the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) requesting that the DPU open an investigation...
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Canada: Ontario Announces Stage 2 Reopening - Gowling WLG

On June 8, 2020, the Ontario government announced a regional approach that will see more workers returning to work, as well as the opening of additional recreational activities.
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Ireland: Approval Process For Investment Managers Seeking To Manage Regulated Funds In Ireland - Dillon Eustace

Over the past 30 years Ireland has attracted over 1,000 asset managers from over 50 countries. These asset managers manage over 14,000 funds with assets under management approaching Euro 6 trillion.
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Canada: Innocan Pharma Closes Prospectus Offering Of Units - Gowling WLG

On June 10, 2020, Innocan Pharma Corporation (CSE: INNO) (FSE: IP4) ("Innocan") announced the closing of its marketed short form prospectus offering of units for gross proceeds of $5,116,309.74.
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United States: SEC Adopts Amendments To Financial Disclosures Relating To Acquired And Disposed Businesses - Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

The SEC adopted the amendments largely as proposed on May 3, 2019, with some modifications to address comments received from market participants.
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China: Coronavirus And Its Impact On Your Contract - Can You Rely On 'Force Majeure'? - Ince Gordon Dadds

On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (officially the "COVID-19") was a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
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United States: Prior Judicial Rulings Unrelated To Patent Eligibility Inconsequential To Federal Circuit Section 101 Analysis - Holland & Knight

WhitServe LLC asserted two patents against Donuts Inc., both of which claimed systems and methods by which providers of professional services, using the internet, could send reminders to clients...
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UK: Weathering The Storm — Lessons For Commercial Shipping From COVID-19 Reaction, Past, Present And Future… - Keystone Law

The worldwide economy continues to assess and react to the new financial landscape resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that there remain many questions unanswered and new ones posed each and every day.
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Philippine journalist convicted of libel, given 6-year term

A Manila court found Maria Ressa, her online news site Rappler Inc., and former reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. guilty of libeling a wealthy businessman.
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