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Emmanuel Macron's wife said she will sue over a far-right internet conspiracy theory that claims she is a transgender woman

Brigitte Macron, a 63-year-old mother to three children, has been the subject of a conspiracy theory that claims she was born Jean-Michael Trogneux.TIZIANA FABI/AFP via Getty Images French First Lady Brigitte Macron is set to take legal action over rumors she was born a man. Conspiracy theorists pushed disinformation that she was born under the name Jean-Michel Trogneux. The rumors were spread widely on Twitter, largely by far-right groups and the anti-vaxx movement. French First Lady Brigitt...
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An Amazon worker says the company has shortened their breaks because the pandemic is 'supposedly' over even though new cases have popped up

Amazon has been under scrutiny for labor and workplace safety issues this year.Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Dozens of workers walked off their jobs at two Amazon facilities in the Chicago area. They are demanding higher wages and longer break times. Amazon has been scrutinized over labor and workplace safety issues this year. Amazon warehouse employees at two facilities in the Chicago area have walked off their jobs just days ahead of last-minute Christmas deliveries.The wor...
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An Amazon worker says the company has shortened employee breaks because the pandemic is 'supposedly' over even though new cases continue to pop up

Amazon has been under scrutiny for labor and workplace safety issues this year.Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Dozens of workers walked off their jobs at two Amazon facilities in the Chicago area. They are demanding higher wages and longer break times. Amazon has been scrutinized over labor and workplace safety issues this year. Amazon warehouse employees at two facilities in the Chicago area have walked off their jobs just days ahead of last-minute Christmas deliveries.The wor...
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Turkey: Debt Restructuring In Turkey: Use Of "Framework Agreements" - Aksu-Çalışkan-Beygo Attorney Partnership (“ASC Law”)

In the following article ASC Law addresses the use of standardized "Framework Agreements" – prepared by the highly-regarded Banking Association of Turkey – in debt restructuring negotiations.
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United States: The Sixth Circuit Vacates The Stay Of OSHA's Mandate, But OSHA Delays Implementation Until January - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

As you probably know by now, the Sixth Circuit vacated the stay of OSHA's vaccine mandate on Friday evening, allowing OSHA to move enforce its regulation, with an substantial...
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Egypt: The Single Window System For Foreign Trade "NAFEZA" - Youssry Saleh & Partners

As Egypt seeks to achieve its strategic directions of its 2030 vision, the Ministry of Finance has turned to a new system for trade "NAFEZA" which aims to increase governance of customs control procedures...
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United States: New York Latest State To Provide Additional Employee Privacy Protections With Electronic Monitoring Law - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Beginning on May 7, 2022, employers in New York State who engage in electronic monitoring of employee communications will be required to notify their workers of such monitoring.
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United States: Hirschfeld Issues Second Post-Arthrex Grant Of Director Review - Jones Day

On November 18, 2021, the Commissioner for Patents and acting Director of the USPTO, Andrew Hirshfeld, issued the second order granting a Petition for Director Review since the interim Director Review...
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United States: Senator Manchin Announces That He Will Not Support The Build Back Better Act – Where Things Stand Now - Proskauer Rose LLP

Today, December 19, 2021, Senator Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) said that he opposes the Build Back Better Act, which effectively prevents its passage. While there are no immediate prospects for the Build Back Better Act...
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United States: Corporation May Not Rely Upon Deficient Stock Ledger To Deny Section 220 Demand When It Was Aware Of Plaintiff's Status As A Stockholder - Fisher Broyles

In the recent decision of Knott Partners L.P. v. Telepathy Labs, Inc., C.A. No. 2021-0583-SG (Del. Ch. Nov. 23, 2021), the Delaware Court of Chancery analyzed to what extent a corporation opposing...
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UK: Encouraging Judgment For Bovine Farmers - BLM

BLM partner and equestrian specialist, Clare Garnett, has successfully defended civil proceedings brought against a bovine farmer under Section 2(2) Animals Act and in negligence...
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Hong Kong's famous Tiananmen Square 'Pillar of Shame' statue removed from university

For more than 20 years the "Pillar of Shame" sculpture stood as a memorial to the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, in which the Chinese military crushed protests led by college students in Beijing with deadly force.
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India: The Moratorium And Termination Of Agreements - Acuity Law

On 23 November 2021, the Supreme Court of India, in the case of TATA Consultancy Services Ltd. v. Vishal Ghisulal Jain, Resolution Professional, SK Wheels Pvt. Ltd. (TCS Case)...
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Congresswoman carjacked in Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon was carjacked at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia, but was physically unharmed during the incident, her office said Wednesday.
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Hear James Franco address misconduct allegations

In an interview on "The Jess Cagle Show," James Franco broke his silence almost four years after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
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'I did sleep with students': James Franco addresses misconduct allegations

In an interview on "The Jess Cagle Show," James Franco broke his silence almost four years after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
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Supreme Court To Hold Special Session On Vaccine Requirements

Republican-led states, conservative organizations and businesses had challenged the requirement after OSHA published the rule in early November.
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Turkey: TRABİS Era Begins Very Soon: What Kind Of Amendments Will Occur In The Definitions, Concepts And Abbreviations Related To ".tr" Domain Names Once TRABIS Becomes Operational? - Esin Attorney Partnership

In accordance with the protocol signed by the Middle East Technical University ("METU") and the Information Technologies and Communications Authority ("ITCA") on 21 December 2018...
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Australia Covid news live: NSW reimposes mask mandate as Dominic Perrottet ‘encourages people not to mingle’

Covid-19 testing clinics are reducing their openings hours during the Christmas period despite “unprecedented demand” and reports of hours-long wait times in several states.Guardian Australia analysis shows 77% of the 490 testing sites listed on the NSW Health website on Wednesday will either close or operate on reduced hours through the Christmas and new year period.Novavax is still going through the approval process. I know they’re getting closer. We’re looking forward to get Novavax into the ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Novavax, NSW Health, Dominic Perrottet, Coronavirus, Omicron Variant


United States: What Is Driving The Great Resignation And Where Is It Headed? - Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum

The growing tide of workers leaving their jobs, the so-called the "Great Resignation," is a major concern for employers throughout the U.S. and is wreaking havoc on the American economy.
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Turkey: Turkey Increases Fines For Consumer Law Violations In 2022 - Esin Attorney Partnership

Effective 1 January 2022, higher fines will be imposed for certain violations under the Law No. 6502 on Protection of Consumers ("Consumer Protection Law").
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Australia settles lawsuit over welfare scheme criticised as racist

Aboriginal communities said a welfare scheme criticised as "modern-day slavery" had increased poverty.
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2021 was a dramatic year for Indian IPOs. The hype won't go away next year

It was a year of IPOs for India, with over $15 billion raised. It saw unicorns approach public markets for the first time, with IPOs from Zomato & Nykaa. It also saw one of the biggest debut day flops in history, with Paytm receiving a big thumbs down on listing day.
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THE SAME OLD DOLPHINS SHOW: Saints Preview & Christmas Toasts w/ Kevin Dern

Aaron and Josh are joined by DolphinsTalk Weekly host Kevin Dern to preview the Dolphins' massive Week 16 game at New Orleans. They'll look at what the Dolphins need to do on offense to breakdown a ferocious New Orleans defense and how the
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UK: A Cautionary Tale For All Those Dealing With Flexible Working Requests - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

A delay in hearing an appeal against a refusal to permit an employee to work flexibly left an employer facing an Employment Tribunal claim.
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UK: Beware, Beware, Whatever You Share… As You Might End Up With More Than A Red Face! - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

As we approach what we hope is the final Christmas cursed by COVID-chaos and enforced homeworking, Associate, James Hockley takes a light-hearted look back over the last two years...
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Worldwide: GRR Americas Restructuring Review 2022 - Campbells

The first part of this chapter looks at the key aspects of the successful Cayman Islands restructuring regime, including the use of provisional liquidators to protect the debtor...
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United States: New York State Adopts Mask Mandate For Businesses That Do Not Require Proof Of Vaccination For Entry - Duane Morris LLP

In anticipation of the winter holiday season, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a new mask mandate that will apply to all businesses and venues that do not require proof of vaccination as a condition of entry.
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