Houston Astros advance to World Series after beating Boston Red Sox in ALCS

The Houston Astros are headed to World Series for the third time in five seasons after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-0 in Houston on Friday night.
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United States: Continuing AML Regulatory Issue Focus - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Garcia Case Highlights Necessity of Knowing Your Customer and Listening to Internal Fraud Watchdogs.
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United States: Oct 20: Lights, Camera, Analysis - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

SEC report on GameStop questions adequacy of trading regulations.
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British Virgin Islands: On The Sofa Podcast - The Importance Of Ongoing Due Diligence - Collas Crill

In our latest 'On the Sofa' podcast, Head of our BVI Dispute Resolution team, David Harby is joined by Kristina Kicks of Interpath and Mark Pearce of Gately Plc to discuss all things crypto...
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United States: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month: Spotlighting Our Hispanic Federal Jurists - Cozen O'Connor

Deborah Winokur co-authored an article for the Fall 2021 issue of Houston's Legacy newsletter of the PBA Minority Bar Committee.
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White House further postpones disclosure of JFK assassination documents

The White House announced late Friday that it would further postpone the release of more documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, pointing to the "significant impact" of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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White House further postpones disclosure of JFK assassination documents, citing Covid

The White House announced late Friday that it would further postpone the release of more documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, pointing to the "significant impact" of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Poland: Border Crossing Rules For Foreigners Entering Poland For Business - Envoy Global, Inc.

Foreign nationals entering Poland for business must present a written invitation from a Polish business entity
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Finland: Restrictions On Entry Ban Lifted For 12 Countries - Envoy Global, Inc.

Restrictions on entry lifted for all residents of countries and regions on the EU green travel list
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Japan's Princess Mako celebrates final birthday as member of imperial family before wedding to commoner

Japan's Princess Mako turned 30 on Saturday -- her final birthday as a member of the imperial family before she marries her commoner boyfriend next week.
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United States: You Can Run But You Can't Hide From The IRS (Video) - Holland & Knight

Kevin Packman and Andrea Darling de Cortés and Litigation Attorney William Shepherd co-hosted the fifth session in our International Private Client Webinar Series.
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United States: Navigating The U.S. Immigration System In A Time Of Uncertainty (Video) - Holland & Knight

They also analyzed U.S. federal tax considerations for various U.S. visa classifications.
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United States: Giving For Good Around The Globe: International Charitable Planning And Tax-Exempt Organizations Discussion (Video) - Holland & Knight

Private Wealth attorneys Jason Havens, Mark Powell and Lindsey Kernan co-hosted the sixth session in our International Private Client Webinar Series.
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United States: The "Defensive" 401(k) Plan - Jenner & Block

No good deed goes unpunished. Those of us working with 401(k) plans are familiar with this sentiment.
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United States: FTC Warns Companies It Will Impose Civil Penalties For Misleading Online Reviews - Jenner & Block

Shoppers in online marketplaces, or customers checking reviews before dining or retaining a service, have become increasingly reliant on internet testimonials. Mark P. of Hoboken...
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Worldwide: Offshore Oil And Gas Field Decommissioning: Disputes And Other Challenges - Jones Day

As offshore assets age, oil and gas companies face a growing wave of decommissioning work. This wave could accelerate depending on market conditions...
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United States: Flexing The Agency's Muscles: What FTC Notice Of Penalty Offenses Really Means For Advertisers - Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Over the last ten days, 700 companies and 70 for-profit colleges received notice of the FTC's intent to pursue civil penalties under Section 5(m)(1)(b), if these companies and colleges engage...
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‘Nervous giddy excitement’: relieved Melbourne residents enjoy weekend out of lockdown

The world’s lockdown capital emerges for its first Friday night of freedom, but not everyone joined the partyFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVic: hotspots; restrictions; vaccination rates by postcodeAustralia vaccine rollout tracker; cases and data trackerGet our free news app; try our weekend edition app; get our morning email briefingFrom St Kilda to Coburg the traffic is heavy in Melbourne for the first time in months. The bars are filling up and friends are having long hugs ...
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United States: Chopra Makes A Statement About Markets (Both Literally And Figuratively) - Mayer Brown

On October 19, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued its first enforcement action under newly-confirmed Director Rohit Chopra...
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Facebook Was Not Prepared to Deal With Jan. 6 Insurrection, According to Newly Leaked Documents

Facebook executives routinely dismissed or downplayed employee concerns about the spread of misinformation on its platform, both before and after the 2020 presidential election, according to a wave of coordinated articles published Friday citing newly leaked internal documents. The dismissive attitude among the company’s higher-ups left Facebook unprepared to deal with the events of Jan. […]
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United States: US Regulator Shifts Toward Favorable View On ESG Investing And The Exercise Of Shareholder Rights In New Regulation - Mayer Brown

On October 14, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (the "DOL") published a proposed regulation entitled "Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights" (the "Proposed Rule").
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UK: UK Government Publishes National Artificial Intelligence Strategy - Mayer Brown

The UK government has published its National AI Strategy, which outlines the government's plan for turning the UK into a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) powerhouse in the next ten years.
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United States: Sponsoring Foreign Workers For Green Cards In 2021: Top 10 Issues For Employers To Validate In The Wake Of A $14.25 Million Financial Settlement - Mayer Brown

Low unemployment rates and a shortage of STEM talent continue to drive visa sponsorship of foreign workers by US employers.
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Canada: Québec Modulates The Duty To Defend For Certain Categories Of Insurance And Insureds - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On June 2, 2021, the draft Bill received assent and came into force, thus confirming the amendment to article 2503 C.C.Q.
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Canada: Put Your House In Order (Part II) – Keep Your Records Straight - McLennan Ross LLP

Often the steps taken prior to litigation commencing, or even disputes arising, can assist in mitigating potential damages.
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Alec Baldwin told gun was safe before fatal shooting - court records

The actor was handed the weapon by an assistant director before Halyna Hutchins was shot, a warrant says.
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United States: Coverage Of FDA's AI/ML Medical Devices Workshop - Part 3: A Summary Of The Panel Discussions - Mintz

In this post, we will provide an overview of the topics discussed at the Workshop and our impressions of the agency's likely next steps.
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United States: Setting Boundaries - Morrison & Foerster LLP

In an increasingly connected marketplace, unauthorised performances and displays of copyrighted works easily cross national borders.
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Budget 2021: Ministers pledge £500m to support young families

A network of "family hubs" is to be funded in England to provide support services in one place.
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