Study Names Natomas Regional Park As ‘Preferred’ Site For Zoo Relocation

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Zoo is one step closer to finding a new home. The Sacramento Zoo Feasibility Study found Natomas Regional Park to be the “preferred” site for the zoo to relocate. Sleep Train Arena is also being considered because it meets the city’s criteria for the zoo’s new home, but the park site has an edge because the city already owns and controls the property. “It’s definitely a conversation the community needs to be a part of,” Brandy Tuzon-Boyd, founder of We Want A ...
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Arkansas police officer is first in the state to die in the line of duty from Covid-19, department says

A North Little Rock, Arkansas, police sergeant who had Covid-19 is the first officer in the state to die in the line of duty from the disease, according to the police department.
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Redding Police Shoot, Kill Yuba County Woman, 62, Whose Car Struck Officer

REDDING, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Redding police shot and killed a Yuba County woman after she struck an officer with her car, trapping him under a tire, authorities said Thursday. Officers were called to the Discovery Village shopping center in Redding Wednesday evening, where a 62-year-old woman was yelling and cursing at patrons and store management at MOD Pizza, a police statement said. The woman finally left but continued to cause a disturbance in the parking lot for about 20 minutes before a se...
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DOJ Reportedly Probed Associates Of Trump, Kushner In Suspected Pardon Scheme

An investigation into an alleged bribery-for-pardons scheme reportedly scrutinized a lawyer for Kushner.
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The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Is Variety’s Hitmakers Record of the Year

The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” is indisputably one of the landmark songs of 2020 —and the only reason it isn’t even more dominant is because it was released on Nov. 29, 2019, and racked up significant numbers that year as well. Written by The Weeknd with Max Martin (the most successful songwriter-producer of the past 25 […]
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United States: UPDATED: Louisiana's November 25, 2020 Return To Phase 2 In Response To COVID-19 Does Not Further Restrict Those Medical And Surgical Procedures That Were Permissible In Phase 3 - Butler Snow LLP

On November 24, 2020, in connection with the statewide public health emergency that he declared on March 11, 2020, and noting that the State of Louisiana moved into Phase 1 of recovery...
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United States: Update – Rule 30(b)(6) Officially Amended With A Modified Meet And Confer Requirement, But Practical Challenges Remain - Butler Snow LLP

Previously, I wrote about a proposed amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) that would create a meet and confer requirement among counsel concerning the topics for examining...
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United States: North Carolina Settlements: Unsigned, Sealed, And Delivered - Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Covid-19 has turned mediations on their head.  The parties are no longer together in well-appointed conference rooms trying to work out their differences. 
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Turkey: The Rules Of The Tax Amnesty Incentive Have Been Determined - CETINKAYA

The Ministry of Treasury and Finance Revenue Administration has issued the "General Communique on Inclusion of Certain Assets in the Economy" ("the Communique") in the Official Gazette No. 31318 on November 28, 2020.
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Canada: To Terminate For Cause, Or Without Cause – That Is The Question - CCPartners

A recent New Brunswick Court of Appeal decision underlined the significance of alleging cause at the time of the termination, not after.
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Canada: Fall Economic Statement 2020: Stock Option Deduction - Cassels

Under the Income Tax Act (Canada), when an employee exercises a stock option to acquire shares, the difference between the value of the shares at the time the option is exercised, and the amount paid by the employee to acquire the shares is treated as a taxable employment benefit.
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Canada: Misrepresentation In Square Footage Leads To Rescission Of Agreement Of Purchase And Sale - Gardiner Roberts LLP

A misrepresentation by the seller and real estate agent as to the square footage of a residential property in Stouffville, Ontario resulted in the rescission of the Agreement of Purchase and Sale ("APS") and the return of the $50,000 deposit: Issa v. Wilson.
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Turkey: Non Bis In Idem: Rekabet Hukuku Uygulaması Nasıl Şekillenecek? - Gen Temizer Ozer / Kinstellar

Aralık 2020 – Bu yazımızda incelememizin konusu, Mey İçki San. ve Tic. A.Ş.'nin ("Mey İçki") votka ve cin pazarlarında hâkim durumunu kötüye kullandığı...
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United States: Understanding The ISDA IBOR Fallbacks Protocol And Supplement - Latham & Watkins LLP

The launch of the Protocol and the Supplement represents a key landmark in the transition away from IBORs but is not a one-stop solution
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Russian Federation: Maldini In Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

The headline of this article might provoke amazement or concern among football fans.
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United States: The New Information Blocking Rule: What It Means For Hospices - Husch Blackwell LLP

With all that 2020 has brought, the Information Blocking Rule that came out of the Cures Act was under the radar of many hospices.
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United States: "Storm Water" Or "Stormwater" - The Musings Of An Isolated Mind - Ice Miller LLP

Like most attorneys, I am spending a lot of time isolated these days. Perhaps that is why, while writing a memo recently, I realized that I have never been very consistent in the use of "storm water"
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'100 days, not for ever': Biden to ask Americans to wear masks to fight Covid-19 – video

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, US president-elect Joe Biden says that he will ask Americans to commit to 100 days of wearing masks as one of his first acts as president. Biden and vice-president-elect, Kamala Harris, also committed to receiving coronavirus vaccinations as soon as possible, when approved by US regulators.US logs a record 2,804 coronavirus deaths in one dayDonald Trump stays silent as US sees record 2,804 coronavirus deaths in a day Continue reading...
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Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP, Global One Studios Set Bhopal Gas Tragedy Series Based on Dominique Lapierre and Javier Moro’s Bestseller (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Indian producer Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Ramesh Krishnamoorthy’s Global One Studios will produce a series based on the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy. The companies have optioned the audio-visual rights to eminent authors’ Dominique Lapierre and Javier Moro’s 2001 book, “Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World’s Deadliest Industrial Disaster.” A […]
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Australia: Injured worker climbs onto roof at nightfall after drinking – no contributory negligence, says Supreme Court - Cooper Grace Ward

The Court found in favour of an injured worker who climbed on a roof to inspect a boiler failure, after drinking alcohol.
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United States: Proposed Rule Addresses "De-Banking" And Politically Driven Lending Practices - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Washington, D.C. (December 2, 2020) - On November 20, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking aimed at ensuring fair access...
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UK: ESG – The Top Risks In Oil And Gas? - Mayer Brown

When asked about the top ESG risks in oil and gas, a familiar list typically emerges. Health and safety, environmental harm, climate change, activities in a particularly high
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Biden urges America to mask up for 100 days as coronavirus surges

In his first joint interview with Kamala Harris as President-elect, Joe Biden said he will make a plea to every American to mask up for the first hundred days of his administration to combat coronavirus and he promised to urge Congress to send more aid to struggling Americans and cash-strapped states.
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The President-elect previewed a sharp change of direction from President Trump with an appeal to all Americans in a CNN exclusive interview

President John F. Kennedy urged Americans to ask not what their country could do for them, but what they could do for their country. When he takes the same oath of office next month, Joe Biden will effectively beseech the nation to do exactly the same thing, if in more prosaic terms, with an appeal for every American to wear a mask for his first, symbolic 100 days in office.
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United States: Nasdaq Files Rule Proposal With SEC For Board Diversity And Disclosure Requirement - Mayer Brown

Disclosure of diversity statistics would be required within one year of SEC approval of the proposed rule. 
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Canada: Legal Liabilities And The Transmission Of COVID-19: What You Need To Know About Bill 218 - McCague Borlack LLP

On November 20, 2020, Bill 218, entitled "Supporting Ontario's Recovery and Municipal Election Act, 2020" ("the Act") received Royal Assent.
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Canada: Changes Expected To Lead To Renewed Interest In TSXV's Capital Pool Company Program - McMillan LLP

On December 1, 2020, the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV" or the "Exchange") published a bulletin (the "Bulletin") announcing certain changes to its Capital Pool Company ("CPC") program...
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United States: CIO-SP4 Draft RFP Implications For JV/Partnerships - Morrison & Foerster LLP

The National Institute for Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) released its draft request for proposals (the "Draft RFP")
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Tapper on difference between interviewing Biden and Trump

CNN's Jake Tapper describes the difference between interviewing President-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump.
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European Union: EU Whistleblowing Rules To Change In Favor Of Whistleblowers - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Alja Poler De Zwart authored an article for the Journal of Investment Compliance covering the implications of the European Union's new Whistleblowing Directive
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