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Panasonic is the latest Japanese company to break with Japan's workaholic culture and offer a 4-day work week

Japan is known for its intense corporate culture.Charly Triballeau/AFP Corporate life in Japan can be so intense that dying from overwork is not unheard of. Last year, the government recommended that companies allow staff to opt for a four-day workweek. Panasonic recently announced it will start offering the four-day workweek to interested workers. Electronics conglomerate Panasonic is the latest major Japanese company to announce a four-day workweek to interested employees, Nikkei reported....
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Worldwide: Opportunity To Request Administrative Review - January 6, 2022 - Husch Blackwell LLP

The products and countries that have been listed in the Federal Register notice are the following.
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Canada: 2021 Year In Review & 2022 Trends To Watch: Pharmaceutical Patents - Lenczner Slaght LLP

In 2021, the Canadian pharmaceutical and life sciences industries were once again at the forefront of innovation, developing and commercializing new vaccines, drugs, and medical devices.
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United States: Colorado Tort Law Update - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Colorado is an at-fault, modified comparative negligence state, so a plaintiff can recover only if his or her negligence is less than 50% when compared against the negligence of all other tortfeasor.
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James Mtume, Jazz Great Best Known for Notorious B.I.G.-Sampled Hit ‘Juicy Fruit,’ Dies at 76

James Mtume, the R&B and jazz percussionist, recording artist and producer best known for the 1983 smash “Juicy Fruit” and his work with Miles Davis and other top jazz musicians, has died at the age of 76. The news was confirmed by his son to Pitchfork, among other sources; no cause was cited. Mtume’s affiliation […]
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United States: Tenth Circuit Reprograms FLSA Liability For Computer Boot-Up Time - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Employers across the country use computer software to track employee time.
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India Covid: Booster shots start for priority groups as cases surge

Frontline workers and vulnerable adults will get booster jabs as the country battles a spike in cases.
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India begins booster shots as Covid-19 cases surge

Frontline workers and vulnerable adults will get booster jabs as the country battles a spike in cases.
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Turkmenistan's President wants to close Darvaza gas crater

Not everyone is impressed with the fact that Turkmenistan's most internationally-recognized site is known as the "Gates of Hell."
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Gates of Hell: Turkmenistan's President wants to close Darvaza gas crater

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has reportedly ordered the closure of the site, whose official name is the Darvaza Crater, after the town where it is located.
Tags: Cnn, Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Darvaza


United States: CFTC Staff Extends Relief For FCM Separate Accounts - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Subsequently, in Letter 20-28, the Divisions provided a further extension of the no-action relief until December 31, 2021.
Tags: News, United States, Cftc, Taft LLP, FCM Separate Accounts Cadwalader Wickersham


Pro-Trump Republicans try to rewrite state election laws

In Michigan, a group of Donald Trump's supporters is working on a petition to mandate an outside audit of the 2020 election and establish a grand jury with the power to arrest election officials who refuse to cooperate.
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Pro-Trump Republicans try to rewrite state election laws as a voting rights showdown looms in Congress

As a showdown looms in Congress over federal voting legislation, Republicans officials and activists around the country press ahead with attempts to change voting procedures for future elections and push fresh partisan investigations of the last presidential contest.
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United States: CFTC Revises LIBOR Transition No-Action Letters - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The CFTC issued revised no-action letters related to current expected cessation dates of various LIBORs.
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Analysis: 'Sweet guy' who got 'accidentally enormously famous'

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Remembering Bob Saget: A 'sweet guy' who became 'accidentally enormously famous'

Bob Saget was "an ever-present figure in American living rooms," as Phil Mattingly said on CNN Sunday night. That's why Saget's sudden death at age 65 prompted breaking news bulletins, push alerts on phones, and special reports on television.
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Analysis: Bob Saget was a 'sweet guy' who became 'accidentally enormously famous'

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said January 6 was 'interference with the lawful transfer of power using violence' — the definition of an insurrection — but refrains from using the word

Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., appears on "Meet the Press" in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019.William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Rioters stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in an attempt to overturn the presidential election. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson condemned the events of January 6 but did not call it an insurrection. January 6 was an "interference with the lawful transfer of power using violence," the governor said. During a Sunday interview...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Arkansas, Hutchinson, Jake Tapper, Capitol, Merriam Webster, Asa Hutchinson


Panasonic is the latest Japanese company to break with Japan's workaholic culture and offer a 4-day workweek

Japan is known for its intense corporate culture.Charly Triballeau/AFP Corporate life in Japan can be so intense that dying from overwork is not unheard of. Last year, the government recommended that companies allow staff to opt for a four-day workweek. Panasonic recently announced it will start offering the four-day workweek to interested workers. Electronics conglomerate Panasonic is the latest major Japanese company to announce a four-day workweek to interested employees, Nikkei reported....
Tags: Japan, News, US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Panasonic, NHK, Weller, Shionogi, Corporate Culture, Willis Towers Watson, Work Culture, Chris Weller, 4 Day Work Week, Kusumi


United States: House Financial Services Committee Chair Waters Challenges Decision To Block Review Of Bank Merger Act - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Rep. Waters challenged Ms. McWilliams legal ability to unilaterally block attempts to publish the RFI.
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'Numbers are horrific': Bronx blaze is third deadliest US apartment building fire in 4 decades

Residential fires have decreased in the U.S. in the last 40 years partly thanks to smoke alarms, but recent deadly blazes underscore their ferocity.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: Third Circuit Issues Ruling On Insurer's Broad Duty To Defend - Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

Vitamin Energy arose out of an underlying intellectual property lawsuit filed by the companies that own the trademarks for 5-hour Energy liquid energy shots.
Tags: Energy, News, United States, Goggin, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman, Vitamin Energy


United States: What We're Reading This Week [January 6, 2022] - Mayer Brown

Recapping 2021, Bloomberg reported that last year saw the fewest annual bankruptcy filings in nearly four decades, falling 24% from 2020.
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United States: Smart Naming For Small Business - Distinctiveness Is Key - Michael Best & Friedrich

One of the most valuable things a business owns is its name.
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Canada: U.S. Expats Still Need To File With IRS Canadian-resident U.S. Citizens Subject To U.S. Tax - Minden Gross LLP

U.S. President Joe Biden is approaching a year in office. With U.S. multi-trillion-dollar debt and spending now right off the charts, the IRS will be hunting for all the tax revenue it can find.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Canada, Irs, U S Citizens Subject To U S Tax Minden Gross LLP


United States: An Overview Of Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Licensure And Registration Laws In The United States - Mintz

On January 1, 2022, S.B. 763 took effect in Oregon, requiring pharmaceutical sales representatives (PSRs) to obtain a license prior to marketing or promoting pharmaceutical products to health care providers.
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Novak Djokovic: Judge raises concerns over tennis star's treatment by border officers

Anthony Kelly is presiding over the tennis star's challenge to the cancellation of his Australian visa.
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'Full House' co-star John Stamos and more remember Bob Saget

Comedian and actor Bob Saget, who died Sunday at age 65, is being remembered for his humor and kindness by his friends and former colleagues.
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Trump Reportedly Dialed Sean Hannity Into Oval Office Meetings

Recently released texts underscore right-wing Fox News hosts' astounding influence on the former president.
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Trump Reportedly Dialed Fox News Host Sean Hannity Into Oval Office Meetings

Recently released texts underscore right-wing Fox News hosts' astounding influence on the former president.
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