December 16 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Romania: Romania Clears The Deadlock On The Sale Of Farmland Located Outside Buildable Areas Generated By This Year's Legislative Changes - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

This year, Romania significantly changed its legislation on the sale of farmland, as detailed in this article. Widely criticised for creating restrictions on the access of foreigners to...
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Victorian woman charged with animal cruelty after almost 130 wedge-tailed eagles found dead

Poisoning birds among allegations after discovery during search of property at Violet Town A Victorian woman is facing almost 300 animal cruelty charges after wildlife officers allegedly found the carcasses of 140 protected native birds, including 128 wedge-tailed eagles, at her property.The office of the conservation regulator said police, wildlife officers, and officials from the agriculture department searched the woman’s property in Violet Town in August after a number of dead wedge-tailed e...
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Nigeria: Own An App? Here Are Some Intellectual Property Issues To Consider - AELEX

An application software (app) is a program or group of programs designed to help customers perform particular activities.
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Nigeria: Categorisation Of Nigerian Payment Systems– What It Means For Fintechs - AELEX

The Nigerian financial technology (fintech) sector has made major strides over the last few years.
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Switzerland: Die Kraft Der Philanthropie - Altenburger Ltd legal + tax

Die Corona-Pandemie hat die zusammenarbeit zwischen Kulturinstitutionen und privaten Förderern vor neue Herausforderungen gestellt.
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European Union: European Commission Proposes A New Pharmaceutical Strategy For Europe - Arnold & Porter

As part of its vision to build a European Health Union, the European Commission announced the new pharmaceutical strategy for Europe (the new Strategy) on 25 November 2020.
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Worldwide: A Guide To Private Mergers & Acquisitions In Asia - Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

With Asia becoming more economically integrated via the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, we share with you our Regional Guide to Private Mergers & Acquisitions in Asia.
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UK: Exemplary Sentencing For Terrorist Offenders: Umar Azmeh Writes For The Criminal Law Review - BCL Solicitors LLP

The article goes on to address some of the potential unintended consequences that may transpire should some of the core sentencing provisions of the Bill be enacted into law.
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Trump Team Scrambles To Secure More Vaccination Doses

The Trump administration has come under scathing criticism after news leaked about the foregone vaccine opportunity.
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Turkey: BRSA Expands Banks' Marketing Channels - Esin Attorney Partnership

The Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority amended the Regulation on the Outsourced Services Procured by Banks ("Regulation") on December 11, 2020.
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Turkey: BDDK Bankaların Pazarlama Kanallarını Genişletti - Esin Attorney Partnership

Bankacılık Düzenleme ve Denetleme Kurumu, 11 Aralık 2020 tarihinde Bankaların Destek Hizmeti Almalarına İlişkin Yönetmelik'te ("Yönetmelik") değişiklik yaptı.
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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Tests Positive For COVID-19

At least two other top Interior Department officials have contracted the coronavirus in recent weeks.
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United States: New HHS Board Will Hear 340B Drug Pricing Disputes - Foley & Lardner

On December 14, 2020, HRSA established a long overdue Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process that allows covered entities and drug manufacturers to bring claims against each other related...
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United States: An Employer Playbook For The COVID "Vaccine Wars" - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

On December 11, 2020, the FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
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RZA’s Group Black Knights Of The Northstar Drop Their Album, “Northstar On The Blackest Night”

Discovered by RZA, this Californian group was the first from the West Coast to be signed by Wu-Tang in 1997. The group later separated into two groups: Black Knights and Northstar who kept working closely together. They made key appearances on the albums  “Wu-Tang Killa Beez: the Swarm” (Platinum), “The Sting” (Gold) plus numerous RZA soundtracks such as “Ghostdog”, “Afro Samurai” and all the Bobby Digital projects. Black Knights consisted of Crisis (The Sharpshooter), Rugged Monk, Doc Doom (R....
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Why it's crucial that news outlets get it right when covering adverse coronavirus vaccine reactions

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Analysis: Why it's crucial that news outlets get it right when covering adverse coronavirus vaccine reactions

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United States: Trump Signs IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act Into Law - Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

On Dec. 4, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the bipartisan-backed Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020.
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United States: Biden-Harris Offers A Chance For An Immigration Reset, Part 2 - Harris Bricken

This is part 2 of a series of blog posts on the likely implications of a Biden Presidency on U.S. immigration policy.
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United States: What To Do When U.S. Customs Is Coming After You - Harris Bricken

Years ago, in Importing Goods From China: The Risks Are Rising, I wrote about how companies can recognize impending antidumping (AD) or countervailing duty (CVD) petitions.
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Seth Meyers Roasts Trump After Awkward Report About His Mar-A-Lago Neighbors

The president's neighbors in Florida have reportedly asked him not to move there.
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Coronavirus Australia live: NSW records six local Covid cases as Queensland and South Australia consider border restrictions

State breaks 12-day streak of no local transmission after Sydney airport driver tests positive and five cases emerge on the northern beaches. Follow latest updatesNSW coronavirus hotspots: list of Sydney and regional Covid case locationsNew Zealand: Ardern unveils Covid vaccine deals as economy reboundsFollow our global coronavirus live blog 4.25am GMT AAP is reporting that anti-Adani activists have staged sit-ins at two Queensland bank branches over the Indian miner’s controversial coal pro...
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Bitcoin tops $20,000 milestone and continues to surge to record highs

Bitcoin has blown past the $20,000 mark and continues to hit record highs as investors flock to the cryptocurrency during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Ghost boat carrying 1,400 pounds of cocaine washes up on remote Pacific island

A small, unassuming boat washed up on a remote island in the Pacific last week carrying no passengers -- but loaded with around 1,430 pounds (649 kg) of cocaine.
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Kimura Hana Death: Japan Police Open Case Against Alleged Bully

Police in Osaka, Japan have begun a legal case against a man who is alleged to have cyberbullied Kimura Hana, the reality TV star who died earlier this year, apparently by suicide. Kimura, a professional wrestler, was one of six cast-members of “Terrace House,” which played locally on Fuji Television and globally on Netflix. The […]
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United States: The Main Takeaways From The Recent FTC Settlement With Zoom - Ballard Spahr LLP

The Main Takeaways from the Recent FTC Settlement with Zoom.
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Turkey: The Effect Of Covid-19 Outbreak On International Arbitration Hearings - Lexist Avukatlik Bürosu

Same with lots of things in our usual work life, it is seen that Covid-19 outbreak has also forced to change the usual practice of domestic and international arbitration, especially the format of the hearings which were often held in person until today.
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Turkey: Assessment Of The State Measures In Response To Covid-19 Outbreak In Terms Of International Investment Arbitration - Lexist Avukatlik Bürosu

Covid-19 outbreak, which resulted in more than 70 million cases over the world, has been a serious threat worldwide since early 2020 and has been declared as pandemic with the WHO's statement of 11 March 2020.
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