New York Gov. Kathy Hochul authorizes release of 191 detainees amid 'humanitarian crisis' at Rikers Island

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul holds the "Less is More" law she signed, during ceremonies in the her office, in New York, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law that will take effect in March, and largely eliminates New York's practice of incarcerating people for technical parole violations. AP Photo/Richard Drew More than 6,000 individuals are either detained or jailed at Rikers. Ross MacDonald, chief medic...
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Pick-six by Jaylin Alderman in final seconds gives Louisville wild win over Central Florida

Freshman LB Jaylin Alderman returned an interception for a touchdown with 13 seconds to go to give Louisville a wild 42-35 win over Central Florida.       [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday evening, according to the US Geological Survey.
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A 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattles Southern California

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday evening, according to the US Geological Survey.
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5 reasons why FDA advisers did not recommend boosters for everyone

• Vaccine boosters are on the horizon. But the unvaccinated remain a bigger obstacle • Moderna's vaccine is the most effective, but others also protect well, CDC-led study says
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Here's why the FDA did not recommend booster shots for all

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined Friday to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer.
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Extremist Groups Are Warning Members To Avoid Rally Near Capitol, Calling It A Trap

"Justice for J6" organizer Matt Braynard has called the warning about possible arrests its own false flag.
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European Union: International Tax Watch: Business Tax For The Coming Years - ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme

On 18 May 2021, the European Commission ("Commission") of the European Union ("EU") published a communication on "Business Taxation for the 21st century ".
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Canada: Much Needed Relief: Ontario Courts Address Anti-Black Racism In The Context Of Relief From Forfeiture - Cassels

In a decision recently upheld by the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Elias Restaurant v. Keele Sheppard Plaza Inc. took judicial notice of anti-black racism.
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Australia: Infosys Technologies Limited v State of Victoria [2021] VSCA 219: Long service leave - Holman Webb

The employer was not liable to make long service leave payments to employees if part of their work was outside Victoria.
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Canada: Getting Down To Business: Changes To Ontario's Business Corporations Act Came Into Effect This Summer - Cassels

In what is welcome news to Ontario corporate law practitioners and many of their clients, long-anticipated amendments to the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (OBCA) took effect this summer.
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Canada: Litigate In British Columbia? Yes, You Canstar! Bc Court Invalidates Forum Selection Clause Based On "Reasonable Possibility" That Franchise Legislation Applies - Cassels

On May 19, 2021, the British Columbia Supreme Court rendered its decision in Canstar Restorations Limited Partnership v DKI Canada Ltd. (Canstar).
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Australia ‘regrets’ France’s recall of ambassador as Aukus fallout predicted to last years

Australia says it looks forward to engaging with France again but experts say submarine decision was ‘deeply humiliating’ for ParisFrance recalls ambassadors to US and Australia after Aukus pactAustralia has said it “notes with regret” France’s unprecedented decision to recall its ambassador over the scrapping of a submarine contract – part of the Aukus military deal that experts said could damage relations for years and have serious broader consequences.A spokesperson for foreign affairs minist...
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Canada: Get It In Writing: The Alberta Court Of Queen's Bench Provides Guidance On Oral Franchise Agreements And Franchise Rescission - Cassels

In 1384334 Alberta Ltd. v. Buster's Pizza Donair & Pasta Enterprises Ltd.,[1] the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench addressed a claim by a purported franchisee that it had entered into an oral franchise agreement and was entitled to take advantage of the statutory rescission provisions in Alberta's franchise legislation.
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United States: Corporate Immigration Compliance: Dealing With Document Retention - Dickinson Wright PLLC

Any corporate immigration program must consider what documents to retain, how long to retain them, and where to store them. In an era of increased inter-agency cooperation, a heightened focus...
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Australia: Australia's High Court Confirms Facebook Page "Owner" Responsible For Defamatory Comments By Third Parties - Jones Day

Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd, Nationwide News Pty Ltd and Australian News Channel Pty Ltd all maintain public Facebook pages allowing comments from members of the public.
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Family of Gabby Petito's fiancé tell police they have not seen him since Tuesday

• Robert Durst found guilty of first-degree murder
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Canada: COVID-19 + Alberta Corporations: Shareholder Disputes, Oppression And Remedies - Field LLP

The COVID-19 virus is impacting everything and everyone, and certainly, only the most fortunate of businesses have not been adversely impacted.
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United States: Massachusetts Department Of Energy Resources Seeks Comment On Appliance Efficiency Standards - Holland & Knight

Chapter 8 of the Acts of 2021, An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy, includes new energy and water efficiency standards for 15 categories of products.
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United States: A Decade Under The America Invents Act (AIA) - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

All the effective dates of the America Invents Act ("AIA") have come and gone.
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United States: Ninth Circuit Upholds Portions Of California Law Prohibiting Use Of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Moreover, the Court held that employers may also have some exposure to criminal and civil sanctions in those instances. Admittedly, this is confusing.
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Australia: Queensland Court of Appeal decision determines liability of executive officers under the Environmental Protection Act - Cooper Grace Ward

This case defines limits under which former executive officers of a corporation will be liable for breaches of the EPA.
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Mexico: Mexico's COVID-19 Traffic Light Monitoring System: News For September 6–19, 2021 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The COVID-19 traffic light scenario in the states of Mexico still looks complicated, with only Chiapas and Chihuahua among the nation's states operating without restrictions on social and business activities.
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Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Former Algerian president dies aged 84

Bouteflika led Algeria for 20 years, but his bid for a fifth term led to huge protests in 2019.
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United States: Interest Rates Fall Again For SBICs: September 2021 Debenture Pooling - Winston & Strawn LLP

The September 2021 pooling of Small Business Investment Company ("SBIC") debentures was priced at 1.304%.
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United States: Updated 09.16.2021: Digital Asset SEC Timeline - Perkins Coie LLP

The Digital Asset SEC Timeline serves as an interactive compilation of select SEC guidance, enforcement actions, and speeches relating to the application of the federal securities laws to digital assets.
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Canada: La COVID Pourrait Avoir Une Incidence Sur Votre Façon De Voter Et Sur Le Moment Où Vous Apprendrez Le Résultat Des Élections - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Ces mesures sanitaires sont similaires à celles que les Canadiens connaissent déjà bien.
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$100 Million Trump Tower Loan Placed On Bank ‘Watch List’ Over Vacancies

Occupancy drops in Trump's flagship Fifth Avenue building in Manhattan.
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Holiday surge expected after travel rules change

Travel agents report a rise in bookings after the amber list is scrapped and testing rules are eased.
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United States: Biden Climate Push Means Fossil Fuel Cos. Must Innovate - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Biden administration's governmentwide approach to addressing climate change throughout all industries puts an unprecedented degree of pressure on traditional energy sources...
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