Coinstore, a virtual currency exchange, enters India as the Centre prepares a crypto bill.

Singapore-based virtual currency exchange Coinstore has begun operations in India. Coinstore is the second global exchange to enter India in recent months, following in the footsteps of CrossTower which launched its local unit in September. Coinstore has launched its web and app platform and plans branches in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Mumbai which will act as its base in India for future expansion [Via]
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The mountainous talent of Stephen Sondheim

Gene Seymour writes that Stephen Sondheim began his career writing a modern take on Shakespeare. In his death, he may be one of Shakespear's only peers. Sondheim leaves behind him a body of work that will be analyzed and beloved for generations to come.
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Britain’s crypto exchanges to be levied with a 2% tax

A recent update to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs regulations has introduced a digital services tax that will be levied on cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the United Kingdom. Crypto exchanges in the UK will now have to pay a 2% digital services tax according to a Telegraph report. Britain’s tax authorities reportedly demanded that several crypto-asset exchanges hand over details on customers from transactions and holdings in August 2019. [Via]
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Detectives Working To Find Family Of Man Killed In San Joaquin Homicide

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — Detectives are currently working to find the family of a man found shot to death in a San Joaquin homicide, said the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. The man was from Los Angeles but had recently been staying in San Joaquin. Detectives identified the man as 28-year-old, Leonel Rodriquez, and are asking the public for help identifying his family. According to the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, at around 1:00 pm on Friday, dispatchers received a call of a possible inju...
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A University of Nevada Las Vegas student dies days after participating in fraternity charity boxing match

A University of Nevada Las Vegas student died just days after participating in a fraternity's charity boxing match where he collapsed soon after the fight, according to statements from the university and his family's attorney.
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UNLV student dies days after participating in fraternity charity boxing match

A University of Nevada Las Vegas student died just days after participating in a fraternity's charity boxing match where he collapsed soon after the fight, according to statements from the university and his family's attorney.
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Tanzania also plans to introduce CBDC.

The Bank of Tanzania is reportedly planning to introduce a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, for the African nation after neighboring countries announced similar initiatives. In preparing to launch a CBDC, the governor said Tanzania is also planning to expand research into digital currencies and strengthen the capacity of central bank officials. If successful, Tanzania would be among a select group of countries currently exploring a rollout of a CBDC. Many industry experts are looking at ...
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Fiji sends 50 peacekeepers to Solomon Islands

Troops will join Australian-led force that also includes Papua New Guinea.Fiji will contribute 50 troops to an Australian-led peacekeeping force in Solomon Islands after anti-government rioting that razed parts of the capital, Honiara, the Fijian prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, has said.The Fijian contingent will lift the number of peacekeepers to about 200 troops and police officers, mostly Australian with a contribution of at least 34 personnel from Papua New Guinea. Continue reading...
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Omicron variant: G7 to hold emergency Covid meeting as Japan closes its borders

South African president and WHO’s Africa chief urge against travel bans, saying they ‘attack global solidarity’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageG7 health ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Monday about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant spreading across the world and forcing border closures, as experts race to determine the level of threat posed by the new strain.The meeting was called by G7 chair Britain, which is among a steadily growing number of countries th...
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Canada: Keep Your ‘Secret Sauce' Secret: Protecting Confidential Information In Commercial Relationships And Transactions - Siskinds LLP

When businesses negotiate potential transactions or contracts, or discuss opportunities to collaborate on a project or venture, it is likely that one or more of the parties will be sharing information...
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‘Be Somebody’ Holds Strongly at the China Box Office in Its Third Weekend

Crime comedy film “Be Somebody” held up strongly at the top of the mainland Chinese box office, in a weekend where the top four places remained unchanged. “Be Somebody” scored $21.9 million on its third weekend of release, just 8% down on its second weekend figure, according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway. That give […]
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Australia: How easily can Opal card data be accessed in NSW? - Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia

The Opal card is a pay-as-you-go system, enabling transport across NSW on public trains, buses, and ferries.
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According to a survey, 26% of crypto investors in Japan have tried out NFTs.

The survey results suggest that as many as 26% of Japanese crypto investors have tried out holding NFTs, with the majority of NFT investors representing younger generations, aged between 20 and 40. According to survey results, 39% of the survey’s NFT holders indicated that they have never sold their NFTs and are not sure of their value, while more than 22% of respondents have not sold their NFTs but were aware of their value. Another 19% of respondents said that they benefited from selling NFTs...
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Ireland: What To Know If Appealing A Tax Assessment - Matheson

There has been a marked increase in enquiries initiated by the Irish Revenue Commissioners ("Irish Revenue") in recent years, with a resulting increase in the number of amended tax assessments ...
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Unknown Crypto Omicron token increased by 900% after new variant emerges

A relatively obscure cryptocurrency called Omicron has surged to an all-time high today as a new fast-spreading COVID-19 variant got christened with the same name. The move has added another 200% gains on the day for the token and a whopping 945% since Saturday when it was trading around $65. The token shares its name with a new Covid-19 variant that was first discovered in South Africa on Nov. 23. A crypto token named after the new COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’ is up over 650% within the 3 days, ...
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Jersey: Why HNW Middle Eastern Families Are Looking To The Channel Islands For Structuring - Ogier

Jersey and Guernsey have been ranked within the four most favoured jurisdictions by advisers to Middle Eastern families seeking wealth management and succession solutions outside the region. Why is this?
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Australia: Former Labor MP Craig Thomson granted bail for fraud charges - Astor Legal

The alleged offences involved exploitation of federal government programs designed to assist Australian businesses.
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Bitcoin is too volatile to be used as legal money, according to Bank of England’s Chief

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has expressed concerns over El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender after President Nayib Bukele announced the launch of Bitcoin City. Trading around $43,000 on the first day of El Salvador’s Bitcoin adoption as legal tender, Bitcoin surged to a new historical high above $68,000 on Nov. 9. The IMF previously issued a warning against El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law in June, which didn’t prevent the country from adopting it and accepting BTC as legal ten...
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UK: Fake News: ASA Overturns Land Rover Ad Ban. - Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)

This morning, the Advertising Standards Authority published its decision not to uphold complaints about a newspaper ad for the Land Rover Defender that appeared in the The Guardian on 12th June 2021.
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United States: Nota Bene Episode 153: Organizational Integrity In The Post-Pandemic Enforcement Environment With Jonathan Aronie And Joseph Jay (Winter Repeat) (Podcast) - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The coronavirus pandemic has proven to be the most significant business crisis in global history. What will it take for multinational companies to aptly respond to the crisis while managing potential future harm ...
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United States: Lacework Hits $8.3 Billion Valuation With Series D Round - Cooley LLP

Palo Alto – November 24, 2021 – Cooley advised Lacework, a data-driven security platform for the cloud, on its $1.3 billion Series D financing round, which brings its valuation to $8.3 billion.
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UK: EPO Further Extends Videoconference For Opposition Division Oral Proceedings Until 31 May 2022 - J A Kemp LLP

The EPO has announced that it is further extending the use of videoconference for opposition division oral proceedings until 31 May 2022.
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United States: Florida Throws Wrench In Federal Vaccine Mandate Programs - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Tampa, Fla. (November 24, 2021) – Earlier this month, OSHA issued emergency workplace safety rules requiring businesses with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated or submit to regular COVID-19 testing.
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Australia: Australian government to further relax international border restrictions - Hammond Taylor

From December 1, fully vaccinated eligible visa holders can travel to Australia without applying for a travel exemption.
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Scammers are sending fake 'store' surveys and impersonating Amazon. Here's what to watch out for.

Amazon is one of the most impersonated brands, and scammers are taking advantage of eager holiday shoppers. Here's what to watch out for this year.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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