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Covid-19: How India missed its vaccination target

India is lagging behind in its vaccine target as demand falls.
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Taiwan: Reduced Testing Period For Inbound Travelers - Envoy Global, Inc.

On 27 Dec. 2021, the authorities of Taiwan announced that inbound travelers will need to supply a negative RT-PCR test result taken within two days of departure in order to enter Taiwan.
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United States: Oregon 2021 Labor & Employment Law Year-End Roundup - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

It's the end of the year, which, for employers, means it's time to look at what new laws and updates are going into effect that will be important to know.
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Vietnam: Five Nations Recognize Vaccination Certificate - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of Vietnam announced five nations have accepted the country's vaccination certificate for the purposes of international travel requirements.
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Belize: Opening Of Land And Sea Borders Postponed - Envoy Global, Inc.

The government of Belize announced it will postpone the reopening of its land and sea ports until Feb. 2022. The delay is expected to allow health officials to better prepare for perceived impact...
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Aruba: Changes In Travel Protocols - Envoy Global, Inc.

Beginning 27 Dec. 2021, the government of Aruba will require foreign national travelers arriving from high-risk countries and territories to test within two days of departure to Aruba.
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United States: Washington AG's Wish List: Expanded Access To Free Health Care For Indigent Persons - Cozen O'Connor

The bill also expands the definition of "charity care" to encompass care provided in clinics affiliated with hospitals in addition to care provided in hospitals.
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United States: ‘Tis The Season For AG Association Elections And Awards - Cozen O'Connor

Iowa AG Tom Miller was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General, replacing outgoing NAAG president District of Columbia AG Karl Racine.
Tags: News, United States, Cozen O Connor, National Association of Attorneys General, Tom Miller, NAAG, Iowa AG, AG Association, District of Columbia AG


United States: AG Buzz And Election News: A Roundup - Cozen O'Connor

Nebraska AG Doug Peterson will not seek reelection in 2022 and anticipates returning to private practice.
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United States: E-Cigarette Retailer To Pay $50 Million To Settle Suit Over Marketing To Teens - Cozen O'Connor

The amended complaint alleged, among other things, that Eonsmoke's social media campaigns were designed to attract minors to its vaping products.
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Worldwide: President Biden Issues Proclamations Adjusting Imports Of Steel And Aluminum Into The United States - Thompson Hine LLP

On December 28, 2021, President Joseph Biden issued two proclamations – Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States and Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States.
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Malaysia: Updated Country Risk Levels - Envoy Global, Inc.

Ten countries added to Malaysia's high risk country tracker.
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Sri Lanka: Temporary Closure Of Several Missions Abroad - Envoy Global, Inc.

Beginning 31 Dec. 2021, the government of Sri Lanka announced the temporary closure of three missions abroad due to the conditions of the global pandemic and economic challenges.
Tags: News, Sri Lanka, Global Inc


United States: DAOs Are Game Changers! - Foley & Lardner

Coinbase.com reported that "There are already over 180 DAOs (tracked by deepdao.io) with $10B+ in assets under management and nearly 2 million members.
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Canada: The New CCDC 2 – Stipulated Price Contract – The Grace Period Is Almost Over (Part I: Key Differences) - McLennan Ross LLP

On December 14th, 2019, the Canadian Construction Documents Committee (the "CCDC") released its new CCDC 2 – 2020 Stipulated Price Contract. This replaced the earlier 2008 version of the contract.
Tags: News, Canada, McLennan Ross LLP, CCDC, Canadian Construction Documents Committee


United States: Patenting Software-based Medical Devices (Part 2) - Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

Software-based medical devices that focus on "data processing" can be patented. However, a patent practitioner should exercise care when drafting such claims.
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Bangladesh: Women-only beach scrapped after social media outcry

Critics accused the government of pandering to hardline Islamist groups in the country.
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Governor reduces sentence of truck driver who was given 110 years in fatal crash

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is commuting the sentence of a truck driver who was sentenced to 110 years in prison for an interstate wreck that killed four people, he announced Thursday, calling the sentence "highly atypical and unjust."
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The Same Old Dolphins Show: Take it to Tannehill (Titans Preview)

In 2018, Ryan Tannehill played his final game for the Miami Dolphins before being traded to the Tennessee Titans. Now, for the first time, he will go head-to-head with his former team. The Dolphins are riding a seven game win streak into Te
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United States: St. Louis Team Secures Favorable Jury Verdict In Premises Liability Matter - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Specifically, the plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell in a pool of water surrounding the exit gate of the premises while attempting to leave the storage facility.
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United States: Madison County Team Secures Three Favorable Trial Verdicts In Separate Auto Accident Matters - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

In the first case, our client had run a red light at a busy intersection, colliding with the plaintiffs' vehicle and knocking it off the street and into a commercial building.
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Titans activate Nate Davis from COVID-19 list

The Tennessee Titans have activated right guard Nate Davis from the COVID-19 list. Davis won't miss a game despite his time spent on the list. He was placed on the list on December 25 after Tennessee's game last Thursday night against the S
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United States: California Healthcare Team Secures Significant Trial Victory In Wrongful Death Matter - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

After the parties were unable to resolve the matter, the case proceeded to a two-week trial in Sonora, California.
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Australia Covid news live: PM announces change to isolation time as nation records more than 32,000 cases; NT introduces indoor masks after 60 cases

Scott Morrison announces change to isolation time; South Australia records 2,091 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths; NT introduces indoor masks after 60 cases; Queensland records 3,118 cases; NSW records 21,151 new cases and six deaths; Victoria records 5,919 cases and seven deaths; WA reports one case. Follow all today’s newsFrydenberg raises RAT pricing concerns with competition watchdog but doesn’t order formal inquiryHow Australia went from Covid-zero to Covid-central in just a few monthsTra...
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United States: St. Louis Trial Team Secures Defense Verdict In Cook County Wrongful Death Jury Trial - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

The decedent was 61 years old when he was diagnosed with and died from mesothelioma.
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United States: DHS Seeks Public Comments Regarding Remote Document Examination For I-9 Employment Eligibility - Fakhoury Global Immigration

This change in policy continues to remain in place through December 31, 2021.
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UK: Deception Refusals And UK Visit Visa Applications - Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers

In this post, we discuss accusations of deception in visitor visa applications. Paragraph V 3.1 of Appendix V: Visitor provides that when you apply for entry clearance as a visitor...
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United States: NY's Highest Court Issues Noteworthy Decision On Limits Of Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

As product liability defense counsel, we of course stay up to date on significant court decisions dealing with the defense of Personal Jurisdiction.
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Alaska Gov. Dunleavy accepts Trump endorsement conditioned upon him not endorsing Sen. Murkowski in 2022

Former President Donald Trump endorsed Alaska governor Mike Dunleavy on Tuesday in his bid for reelection, but the endorsement comes with one contingency.
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United States: TTABlog Test: Are Hockey Sticks Related To Sports Gloves Under Section 2(d)? - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

The USPTO refused to register the mark KINETIXX for "hockey sticks, hockey stick shafts and hockey stick blades," finding confusion likely with the mark shown below, registered for "Baseball gloves
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