2021 Goodreads Choice Award Winners include Amanda Gorman, Sally Rooney, Andy Weir

Goodreads announces the winning 2021 books picked by members in 17 categories.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Ashes: Mark Wood has Steve Smith caught behind for 12

Mark Wood has Steve Smith caught behind for 12 to take England's third wicket on the second day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
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Football Association of Wales: Five-year equality, diversity & inclusion plan

The Football Association of Wales announces a new five-year strategy to make the game inclusive for everyone.
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Canada: Une Transaction Clôture, Une Nouvelle Contestation Par Le Bureau Débute : Le Bureau De La Concurrence Conteste Une Autre Fusion Conclue - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Le 1er décembre 2021, le Bureau de la concurrence du Canada (le « Bureau ») a déposé une demande devant le Tribunal de la concurrence (le « Tribunal ») en vertu des dispositions relatives aux fusions (article 92) de la Loi sur la concurrence.
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United States: New York City Announces A Vaccine Mandate For All Private Employers - Mintz

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate that will apply to all private employers in New York City.
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The Ashes: Jack Leach makes breakthrough with Labuschagne wicket

Spinner Jack Leach has Marnus Labuschagne caught by Mark Wood at gully for England's second wicket on the second day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
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Canada: ‘Hey Boss, I'm Working Remotely … From Québec!' Are Your Out-of-Country Employees Governed By Québec's Employment Standards? - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

In the context of the pandemic, if there is a question that employers have frequently faced, it is whether employees who decide to work remotely from Québec are covered under Québec's Act Respecting Labour Standards.
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New Zealand to ban cigarettes for future generations

No New Zealander born after 2008 will be able to buy tobacco under proposed new health laws.
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Three states deploy National Guard amid medical capacity crisis

• Entire world is unprepared for the next pandemic, study says • Senate votes to overturn vaccine mandate for businesses in a largely symbolic vote
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Canada: Regulatory Affairs: Lessons On Addressing Risk Of Judicial Review Challenges In The Context Of Regulatory Applications - Cassels

Welcome back to our Regulatory Affairs series, developed to provide timely updates on hot topics across the vast world of regulatory law; strategic insights on regulatory fundamentals...
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Global supply chain: Lego to build $1bn factory in Vietnam

It will be the Danish toymaker's second factory in Asia after it opened a plant in China in 2016.
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United States: The 2021-2022 Judicial Hellholes Report On The Worst Jurisdictions For Defendants - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

In its recently released annual report, the ATRA identified 8 jurisdictions on its 2021 hellholes list – which, in order, include: (1) California (with the plaintiffs' bar taking advantage of unique California laws...
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United States: FTC Focus On AI Continues Going Into End Of Year With New Hires - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

In April this year the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a press release (the "April Release") signaling the agency's focus on advances in artificial intelligence ("AI") going forward.
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India: Cognizance Of Offences Under Section 63 Of Copyright Act - S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates

While the value and worth of intellectual property has indeed skyrocketed over the years, so has the resultant issues with respect thereto.
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Bipin Rawat: Tributes for India's top general who died in helicopter crash

The US, Russia and Pakistan express shock over General Bipin Rawat's death in a helicopter crash.
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Hotel Transylvania: Transformania Trailer: The Sequel Finally Arrives In January

Score one for the "spooky year-round" agenda: the latest, long-awaited "Hotel Transylvania" movie will be gracing our screens this January! The first feature-length entry in the franchise since 2018, "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania," dropped a new trailer today and it looks like an utterly goofy good time.Tongue-twisting title aside, "Hotel Transylvania: Transformania" seems to have a lot of kooky stuff going for it in the way late-in-the-game sequels sometimes do. These movies love unleashin...
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Switzerland: Coronavirus: Certificate Control Also In The Workplace? - Walder Wyss Ltd.

As a result of the tense situation in the health care system, the Federal Government introduces expanded certificate requirements for indoor areas of many cultural and recreational facilities as of September 13, 2021.
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India: Indian Anti-Dumping Law | Induction Of Anti-Absorption Reviews - Khaitan & Co

The Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (Act) was amended vide the Budget 2021 for the introduction of anti-absorption provisions with respect to anti-dumping (AD) and anti-subsidy (CVD) duties by inserting Section 9A (1B)...
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United States: Update: Court Halts Enforcement Of Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate In Kentucky, Ohio And Tennessee - Fenwick & West LLP

This communication includes an update regarding a challenge to, and the temporary suspension of, the vaccine mandate for federal contractors under President Biden's Executive Order 14042.
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Prosecutors: Ex-Cop Who Killed Daunte Wright ‘Betrayed Her Badge’ In First Day Of Trial

Opening arguments launched the high-profile trial of Kim Potter, who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop last spring in Minnesota.
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European Union: Capital Markets Union: Commission Adopts Package Of Measures To Ensure Better Data Access And Revamped Investment Rules Under MiFIR - Wildgen

_On 25 November 2021 the European Commission adopted a package of measures to ensure better data access and revamped investment rules.
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Raises Concerns Over Federal Vaccine Mandate

The governor said Michigan workers would be forced to walk out of their jobs, though efforts to have nationwide walkouts failed to gain widespread traction.
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European Union: Taxonomy Regulation Level 1: CSSF Announces A Fast Track Procedure For UCITS - Wildgen

_On 2 December 2021, the CSSF announced in a Press Release, that it had implemented a fast track procedure for UCITS, to submit their amendments in the funds' legal documentation in the context of Regulation (EU) ...
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European Union: Proposal For A Directive Amending The AIFM And UCITS Directives - Wildgen

_On 25 November 2021 the European Commission issued a proposal for a Directive amending the Directives 2011/61/EU ("AIFMD") and 2009/65/EC (UCITS Directive) (the "Proposal").
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The Ashes: David Warner survives run out chance after slip

Australia's David Warner slips and drops his bat to offer a run-out opportunity to Haseeb Hameed that the England opener cannot take on the second day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
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Biden administration drug czar says it's time to treat drug addiction like a chronic disease

The White House on Wednesday announced a new push to encourage harm reduction measures that make illicit drug use safer. Its supplying $30 million in grants for services such syringe exchanges and naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote.
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Brian Williams' final MSNBC broadcast will be on Thursday

Brian Williams, who helped put MSNBC on the map 25 years ago, is about to exit the cable news network.
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Brian Williams' final MSNBC broadcast will be today

Brian Williams, who helped put MSNBC on the map 25 years ago, is about to exit the cable news network.
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Sam Raimi Is Producing Supernatural Rom-Com, You're Dead Helene

As much as we love it when Sam Raimi hops in the director's chair, the man also knows how to produce a movie. From the grimy Florida-based horror flick "Crawl" to the frenetic, punch to the gut, break-in movie that was "Don't Breathe," Raimi has had his hands on all sorts of stellar projects. And he's definitely keeping busy. His next producing project is another horror remix, but instead of taking the genre and injecting it with gators or veterans who are obsessed with revenge, he's working on ...
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Vietnam: Vietnam Joins WIPO Copyright Treaty - Tilleke & Gibbins

On November 17, 2021, Vietnam deposited its instrument of accession to the World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Treaty (WCT), becoming the 111th member of the WCT.
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