United States: Nonprofits May Hold Members' Meetings Via Remote Communication - Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

On January 10, 2022, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill (A5549, now L. 2021, c. 362) that permits New Jersey nonprofit corporations to hold members' meetings in part or solely by means of remote communication, regardless of any state of emergency.
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'All we're asking for is the truth': Jason Walker's family, attorney call for justice after fatal shooting

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump joined Jason Walker's family at Thursday rally, demanding justice after Walker was fatally shot by an off-duty deputy.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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United States: Two Years Later: New Jersey's Governor Extends "Emergency" Powers Again, Further Delaying Effective Date Of Extreme NJ WARN Amendments - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

As many New Jersey employers know, New Jersey's "Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act" ("NJ WARN") was amended twice in 2020.
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Worldwide: Tilleke & Gibbins Creates IP Guides For Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, And Vietnam For EU-Funded Project - Tilleke & Gibbins

Intellectual property experts from Tilleke & Gibbins were engaged by ARISE+ IPR, a regional support program funded by the European Union
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United Arab Emirates: From The 02 Of January 2022 A Bounced Cheque Will Be Considered An Execution Deed - Alsuwaidi & Company

Federal Decree Law No. 14 of 2020 was issued to amend certain provisions of the Federal Commercial Transactions Law No. 18 of 1993 and was published in the Official Gazette in Issue 687...
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United States: Arbitrability Of PAGA Cases Before US Supreme Court - Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

In an important development, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review the California Court of Appeal opinion in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana, B297327 (Cal. App. Sep. 18, 2020)...
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NFL encouraged by diverse interview lists of teams with coach/G.M. openings

Dasha Smith has had intense interest this week in the list of interview requests generated by NFL teams with General Manager or coaching vacancies. The NFL's executive vice president and chief administrative officer, who is charged with the
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United Arab Emirates: How Can You Avoid Identity Theft Strikes? - Hassan Elhais

Identity theft can be very simply defined as the crime of obtaining personal or financial information of another person with the intention of using their identity in order to commit fraud.
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Marines grant first religious exemptions in military for Covid-19 vaccine mandate

The Marine Corps granted two religious exemptions to the military's Covid-19 vaccine mandate, making it the first and only military branch to grant religious exceptions since the requirement went into effect in August.
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United States: New NY Law Restricts Flame Retardants, Introduces Reporting Requirements - Beveridge & Diamond

On December 31, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a new law that imposes obligations on manufactures of consumer "electronic displays," upholstered furniture...
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UK: Look Both Ways Before You Cross The Road: Top Tips For Senior Executives Thinking Of Changing Roles In 2022 - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

It's the start of another year and thoughts naturally turn to the new challenges and adventures that lie ahead – including in the world of work.
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United States: Will The Third Party Releases Be Sacked?: Leave To Appeal Granted In Perdue Case - Cullen and Dykman

On May 7, 2021, we issued a legal alert regarding third-party releases as part of the plan of reorganization in the Perdue Pharma case.
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Canada: Episode 36: How Business Owners Can Feel Confident And In Control Of Their Numbers (Podcast) - Dentons

Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them.
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As Biden concludes first year in office, press freedom advocates share their priorities

In the coming days the minute-by-minute stories about President Biden's victories, defeats and struggles will be joined by sweeping reviews of the president's first year in office.
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Schumer says Senate will take up voting rights Tuesday

President Joe Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights in remarks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday, but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.
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Senate votes down Cruz's bill to impose sanctions over Nord Stream pipeline

The Senate on Thursday voted down legislation from GOP Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to sanction entities associated with Russia's controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
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Canada: E-BOOK: Creating A Company Culture Where Employees Can Thrive - DiliTrust Canada Inc.

The challenge of attracting new employees and ensuring that the good ones are retained has become one of the largest organizational challenges
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United States: 2021 Corporate Governance Practices And Trends - Fenwick & West LLP

Fenwick has surveyed the corporate governance practices of the companies included in the Standard & Poor's 100 Index.
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January 6 committee meets with former NYC police commissioner Bernard Kerik for eight hours

Bernard Kerik, the former New York City police commissioner, met with the House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol Hill insurrection for eight hours Thursday.
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US warns Russia is sounding 'drumbeats of war' against Ukraine

A senior US official warned Thursday that the "drumbeat of war is sounding loud" following a week's worth of diplomacy between the West and Russia that wrapped up Thursday.
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Early warning systems first suggested a North Korean missile fired earlier this week could hit US, causing temporary scramble

In the minutes after North Korea launched a ballistic missile around 7:30 a.m. local time on Tuesday, the US command responsible for protecting the American homeland from airborne threats raced to determine whether the missile might be capable of striking the United States -- and for a moment, took steps as if it was.
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Senator says he's 'glad' Biden went a 'little too far' in voting rights speech

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) reacted to Sen. Mitch McConnell's criticism of Biden's voting rights speech. Durbin told CNN's Jake Tapper the 'stark' words from Biden reflected his great emotion for voting rights.
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United States: Hong Kong Company Settles Charges For Violating Iran Sanctions - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

A Hong Kong-based offshore trading and cross-border financing company settled potential civil liability for apparent violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations ("ITSR").
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United States: Investment Adviser Settles SEC Charges For Fee-Related Misrepresentations - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

An investment adviser settled SEC charges relating to alleged misrepresentations on fees and failures to disclose conflicts of interest.
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United States: Investment Adviser Settles SEC Charges For Fee And Conflicts Disclosure Violations - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

An investment adviser settled SEC charges for breach of fiduciary duty in connection with its affiliates' receipt of third-party compensation, particularly Rule 12b-1 fees, related to the sale of shares in mutual funds.
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United States: FINRA Proposes Extension For Remote Office Inspections - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

FINRA proposed extending temporary rules allowing remote office inspections through calendar year 2022.
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United States: Chair Powell Addresses Fed Policy And High Inflation At Senate Banking Committee Hearing - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

In testimony before the Senate Banking Committee at a hearing on his nomination for a second term, Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ("FRB"), concluded that the...
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United States: SIFMA Raises Concerns On Proposed Securities Loan Reporting Rule - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

SIFMA and the Asset Management Group ("AMG") raised concerns regarding an SEC-proposed rule on securities loan reporting.
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Jordan Klepper Confronts Matt Gaetz With An Absolutely Brutal Question

The "Daily Show" correspondent returned to the scene of the insurrection -- where he found the Florida lawmaker.
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Amazon warehouse workers say they are struggling to get Covid tests amid the Omicron surge now that the e-commerce giant has stopped onsite testing

Some Amazon workers say they have problems finding COVID-19 tests and getting HR support promptly.Mark Lennihan/AP Amazon used to offer onsite testing for warehouse workers but phased out the program last year. Now, some Amazon warehouse workers say they have problems finding tests on their own. The US is facing a shortage of COVID-19 tests due to a surge in the Omicron variant. Some US Amazon warehouse workers say they are struggling to find COVID-19 tests amid the current surge in Omicron c...
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