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Fox delays debut of country music drama 'Monarch' to fall, cites COVID concerns

Starring Trace Adkins and Susan Sarandon, country music TV drama "Monarch" will premiere this fall after Fox delayed its debut citing COVID concerns.       [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Independent investigator recommends Utah officers who stopped Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie be placed on probation

Two police officers who responded to a domestic violence call involving Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie last year in Moab, Utah, should be put on probation for what the city called "several unintentional mistakes" made during the encounter, according to an independent investigator.
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Brazil: Complementary Law No. 190/2022 - DIFAL-ICMS In Interstate Transactions - Tauil & Chequer

On January 5, 2022, Complementary Law No. 190/2020 was published, regulating the levy of the differential ICMS rate (DIFAL) on goods transactions and services provisions to a consumer domiciled in another state.
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Cheney says McCarthy 'clearly trying to cover up what happened' on January 6

Rep. Liz Cheney, the vice chairwoman of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, on Wednesday did not rule out the possibility of subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy for information the panel is seeking, suggesting the House's top Republican is attempting to "cover up" what occurred that day.
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Cheney: McCarthy is 'trying to cover up what happened' on Jan. 6

Rep. Liz Cheney, the vice chairwoman of the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, on Wednesday did not rule out the possibility of subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy for information the panel is seeking, suggesting the House's top Republican is attempting to "cover up" what occurred that day.
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Shaq Officially Out As Sacramento Kings’ Minority Owner

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Shaquille O-Neal, pro-basketball hall-of-famer and one of the greatest players in the history of the game, announced Wednesday that he was out as a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings after nearly a decade with the organization due to a new business venture. “As a result of a new business endeavor, I was required by NBA rules to sell my interest in the Sacramento Kings. I want to thank the fans, the city of Sacramento, Vivek Ranadive and the entire Kings organization for ...
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Worldwide: Leveraging Taxonomies: How Asset Managers Are Using New Sustainability Classification Systems – Part I - Mayer Brown

The sustainable investing market is witnessing remarkable growth: since 2018, annual cash flows into sustainable funds have increased tenfold.
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McCarthy says he will not cooperate with investigation

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he will not cooperate with a request from the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot, hours after the panel asked the California Republican to voluntarily provide information, including details about former President Donald Trump's state of mind during the Capitol attack and in the weeks after.
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Worldwide: CFPB Publishes Final Rule To Help Transition To A LIBOR-less World - Mayer Brown

On December 7, 2021, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB" or "Bureau") issued a final rule to facilitate the transition away from using the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR).
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Germany: Social Factors – Time To Focus On The "S" Of The ESG - Mayer Brown

A company's ability and commitment to include en­vironmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in its strategy becomes more and more important to investors, consumers, policy makers, civil socie­ty organizations and other stakeholders.
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United States: How Will Regulators View Congressional Investigations? (Video) - Mayer Brown

Quick Insights on Congressional Investigations is a series hosted by Mayer Brown partners Michael Levy and Andrew Olmem, who unpack the nuanced complexities underlying congressional investigations...
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Brazil: Law To Protect App Deliverypeople During Covid-19 Comes Into Effect - Tauil & Chequer

On January 6, 2022, Law nº 14.297/2022 came into force, providing for measures to safeguard deliverypeople who render services through delivery
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Canada: Assignability Considerations - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

The PPSAs in each province and territory of Canada other than the Province of Québec provide that a contractual restriction on the assignment of a receivable is unenforceable against third parties...
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Health officials are lauding the rise in appointments, but Canada's prime minister says he won't weigh in on the policy until he sees more information

• GOP lawmaker compares DC vaccine protocols to Nazi Germany • • Should I be wearing a cloth mask, surgical mask, KN95 or N95?
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United States: No Surprises Act Takes Effect - Michael Best & Friedrich

In 2021, we saw a push for more transparency in the delivery and pricing of healthcare.
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United States: Top Cybersecurity Considerations For Government Contractors In 2022 - Morrison & Foerster LLP

The cybersecurity posture of government contractors was an area of intense focus and ongoing regulatory development for the federal government in 2021.
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'My dad's a fighter': Man's recovery exceeding expectations after receiving heart from genetically modified pig

Dave Bennett, 57, who received the first heart transplant from a genetically modified pig, is breathing on his own, and speaking with a quiet voice.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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India: Restitutionary Damages Vs. Compensatory Damages: Explained - Obhan & Associates

In an important judgment by the Madras High Court delivered on December 15, 2021, the Court explained the circumstances under which an aggrieved party is entitled to compensatory damages and restitutionary damages, respectively.
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Djokovic saga shows the absurd confusion of Australia's Covid-19 fortress

Tim Soutphommasane and Marc Stears write that much of the Djokovic saga's ridiculousness is rooted in 'Fortress Australia's' confused Covid-19 strategy.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Djokovic, Marc Stears, Tim Soutphommasane, Fortress Australia


Djokovic saga shows Australian confusion

Many tennis commentators say Novak Djokovic is all but unbeatable in Australia. He is, after all, the winner of a remarkable nine Australian Open Grand Slam titles. And, as the Australian government discovered this week, it hasn't proven easy to defeat him in a court of law, either.
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Djokovic saga shows confusion of Australia's Covid-19 fortress

Many tennis commentators say Novak Djokovic is all but unbeatable in Australia. He is, after all, the winner of a remarkable nine Australian Open Grand Slam titles. And, as the Australian government discovered this week, it hasn't proven easy to defeat him in a court of law, either.
Tags: News, Australia, Novak Djokovic, Stories, Djokovic


Opinion: Djokovic saga shows the absurd confusion of Australia's Covid-19 fortress

Many tennis commentators say Novak Djokovic is all but unbeatable in Australia. He is, after all, the winner of a remarkable nine Australian Open Grand Slam titles. And, as the Australian government discovered this week, it hasn't proven easy to defeat him in a court of law, either.
Tags: News, Australia, Novak Djokovic, Stories, Djokovic


United States: COVID-19 Testing Coverage Requirements For Group Health Plans And Insurers To Take Effect On January 15, 2022 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Employer health plans and health insurers will be required to cover over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests, even without a health care provider's order or an individualized clinical assessment...
Tags: News, United States, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak, COVID


United States: Workplace Investigations In 2022: Ringing In The New Year On The Right Foot - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

According to a poll conducted during an Ogletree Deakins webinar in 2021, 70 percent of approximately 1,200 attendees had experienced an increase in internal workplace complaints.
Tags: News, United States, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


Worldwide: WIPO Announces New Global Awards Program - Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP

The World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") has recently announced a new global awards program directed towards small and medium sized enterprises.
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UK: Youth Mobility Scheme Ballot 2022 Opening Soon - Richmond Chambers Immigration Barristers

The ballot for the 2022 Youth Mobility Scheme opens on Monday, 17 January 2022 and closes on Wednesday, 19 January 2022.
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United Arab Emirates: Data Protection Legislation - Rouse

The United Arab Emirates has passed two federal laws for data protection which introduce key principles of international best practice for the protection of personal data.
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Nigeria: An Analysis Of The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Bill 2021 - S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.

In March 2021, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, presented a proposal to the relevant committees...
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‘Rampant’: nearly 70 people have Covid at Sydney’s Villawood detention centre, sources say

Detainees fear being quarantined amid growing outbreak as government accused of inactionGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSources inside Sydney’s Villawood detention centre say the Covid-19 outbreak at the facility is rampant, with nearly 70 infections – a tenfold increase in two days.Since Tuesday, when there were six cases, the Australian Border Force has refused to answer questions on how many Covid infections have been registered among the 450 people held within the nation...
Tags: Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, New South Wales, Sydney, Refugees, Villawood, Border Force, Coronavirus, COVID


Half of France’s primary schools expected to close as teachers strike

Three-quarters of teachers are likely to walk out in protest against Covid measures in education sectorCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance faces one of its biggest education strikes in decades on Thursday, when about 75% of teachers are expected to walk out, forcing the closure of half the country’s primary schools in protest at the government’s handling of Covid-19 measures in the education sector.President Emmanuel Macron this week restated the government view th...
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