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PM confirms extra doses of Pfizer vaccine – as it happened

Scott Morrison confirms extra 85 million Pfizer doses; NSW records 141 new local cases and two deaths, including a woman in her 30s; too soon to tell if Victorian lockdown will end Tuesday as state records 11 new local cases. This blog has now closedAustralia update: woman in her 30s among two deaths as NSW records 141 new coronavirus casesScott Morrison defends George Christensen’s anti-lockdown activism but labels Sydney rally-goers ‘selfish’Coalition rebuffs request by NSW treasurer to bring ...
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Australia Covid news live: PM confirms extra Pfizer doses as NSW records 141 new cases and two deaths, including woman in her 30s

Scott Morrison confirms extra 85 million Pfizer doses; NSW records 141 new local cases and two deaths, including a woman in her 30s; too soon to tell if Victorian lockdown will end Tuesday as state records 11 new local cases. Follow all the latest updates, liveAustralia update: woman in her 30s among two deaths as NSW records 141 new coronavirus casesCoalition rebuffs request by NSW treasurer to bring back jobkeeper to curb Sydney outbreakAnti-lockdown protest: two men charged with allegedly str...
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Australia Covid news live: Scott Morrison speaks as NSW records 141 new cases and two deaths, including woman in her 30s

Scott Morrison confirms extra 85 million Pfizer doses; NSW records 141 new local cases and two deaths, including a woman in her 30s; too soon to tell if Victorian lockdown will end Tuesday as state records 11 new local cases. Follow all the latest updates, liveAustralia update: woman in her 30s among two deaths as NSW records 141 new coronavirus casesCoalition rebuffs request by NSW treasurer to bring back jobkeeper to curb Sydney outbreakAnti-lockdown protest: two men charged with allegedly str...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Vic, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Morrison has finally embraced ‘informed consent’ for AstraZeneca, what took him so long to take Atagi’s advice? | Paul Karp

Despite government rhetoric, Atagi had always advised that adults wanting to be vaccinated COULD choose either vaccineDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingFor weeks, Scott Morrison has been huffing and puffing that he couldn’t defy medical advice about the safety of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine.Despite that black and white view, the prime minister has finally found there’s more nuance to the question – and it was there in the medical advice all along. Continue reading....
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NSW allied health staff to join vaccine rollout as state records 124 new cases and Victoria 26 – as it happened

Two people have died following a first AZ dose; NSW residents will learn lockdown fate ‘this time next week’. This blog is now closedNSW premier warns case numbers will keep rising after state records 124 new infectionsScott Morrison says sorry for sluggish vaccination program 9.37am BST With that, we’ll be closing the blog for today. Thanks for reading, and thanks to Matilda Boseley and Nino Bucci for their work running it earlier today. Here’s what happened today: 9.03am BST Liquidator...
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Australia Covid live news update: NSW allied health staff to join vaccine rollout as state records 124 new cases and Victoria 26

Scott Morrison says sorry for sluggish vaccination program; two people have died following a first AZ dose; NSW residents will learn lockdown fate ‘this time next week’. Follow all the latest newsLocked down Australians struggling to access Covid paymentsNSW premier warns case numbers will keep rising after state records 124 new infectionsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morn...
Tags: UK, Australia, Germany, David Cameron, Australia news, New South Wales, Julie Bishop, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Bundaberg, Greensill Capital, Lex Greensill


United States: Last Week In The Federal Circuit (July 12-16): Under Alice, Another Patent Bites The Dust - Morrison & Foerster LLP

We could have a new Federal Circuit judge today (achieving gender parity on the Court). Last week, the Senate
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Australia Covid live news update: Morrison says sorry for slow vaccine rollout; NSW records 124 new cases and Victoria 26

Scott Morrison says sorry for sluggish vaccination program; two people have died following a first AZ dose; NSW residents will learn lockdown fate ‘this time next week’. Follow all the latest newsLocked down Australians struggling to access Covid paymentsNSW premier warns case numbers will keep rising after state records 124 new infectionsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morn...
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Morrison offers microaggression and deflection, when all we want is an apology – and a solution | Katharine Murphy

The ‘it’s not a race’ vaccine mantra has been discarded, but the prime minister is still running around in circles trying to evade responsibilityMorrison says he has pressed Atagi to change its advice on AstraZenecaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingIt was hard to keep up.A reporter asked Scott Morrison on Wednesday whether he would consider appealing directly to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi) to change their medical advice on AstraZene...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Katharine Murphy, Coronavirus, ATAGI


‘We are in the same boat’: Japan urges Australia to join forces to address challenge of China

Ambassador Shingo Yamagami calls for two countries to deepen cooperation in East China Sea, where Tokyo has reported an influx of Chinese vesselsJapan’s ambassador has called on Morrison government to consider joint military exercises with Japan in the East China Sea, saying the shipping lane is just as important as the South China Sea to Australia’s security and prosperity.Shingo Yamagami flagged the proposal in Canberra on Wednesday while pushing for Japan and Australia to lift their overall d...
Tags: Japan, Australia, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Australian military, Tokyo, Canberra, South China Sea, Morrison, East China Sea, Australian foreign policy, Shingo Yamagami


Australia Covid live news update: Morrison acknowledges vaccine rollout problems; NSW records 110 new local cases, South Australia 12 and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedBerejiklian confident new restrictions will lower NSW numbers as 110 new cases recordedVictoria cases reach 10-month high, with 22 new local infectionsRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW...
Tags: Health, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, South Australia, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Spurrier, Rural Australia


Australia’s PM defends Covid vaccine rollout as half of population awakes in lockdown

Prime minister Scott Morrison faces growing frustration amid sluggish vaccination rate and growing list of coronavirus hotspots across the countrySee all our coronavirus coverageAustralia’s Covid vaccine rollout trackerThe Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has refused to apologise for his government’s handling of the coronavirus vaccine rollout, amid testy exchanges during a radio interview as more than 13 million Australians – or half of the population – awoke in lockdown conditions.Mo...
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Australia Covid live news update: Morrison acknowledges ‘regrettable’ vaccine rollout problems; NSW records 110 new local cases and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout trackerCMO pr...
Tags: Health, Japan, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Tokyo, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Morrison, NSW


Australia Covid live news update: Scott Morrison speaks after NSW records 110 local coronavirus cases and Victoria 22

PM’s office says CMO prefers only vaccinated reporters attend today’s press conference; New SA case linked to restaurant outbreak; NSW records 110 local cases; Victoria records 22 local cases overnightCoalition pressured to expand disaster payments as 1 million locked down Australians excludedParts of regional NSW enter seven-day Covid lockdown as premier vows to restart Sydney constructionRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout trackerCMO pr...
Tags: Health, Australia, CMO, Australia news, Afghanistan, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Morrison, NSW, Vic


Scott Morrison refuses to apologise for Covid vaccine rollout in clash with Kiis FM host

Kiis host Jason Hawkins repeatedly challenged prime minister, who appeared on radio stations in Adelaide and MelbourneFollow our Covid live blogRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; WA, NT and SAHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingScott Morrison has clashed with an FM radio host in Melbourne after refusing to apologise for the country’s sluggish vaccine rollout.As part of a blitz of radio stations in Adelaide and Melbourne on W...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Adelaide, Vaccines and immunisation, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Vic, KIIS, Jason Hawkins, KIIS FM, Coronavirus, COVID


Investment manager Morrison & Co names its third chief executive in 33 years

Morrison & Co, the investment manager best known as the manager of $5 billion infrastructure fund Infratil, has announced that Paul Newfield will become its new chief executive in January, the third leader in its 33-year history.Newfield,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Pressure builds on Morrison over vaccines as SA enters lockdown and Victoria extends Covid restrictions

Anthony Albanese accused the prime minister of going ‘missing’ in a crisis as lockdowns widened and borders closedMore than 13 million Australians are in lockdown and state borders are being slammed shut as the country scrambles to get ahead of a rapidly spreading outbreak of the Delta variant of Covid-19.As Victoria extended its restrictions for another week and South Australia became the latest state to enter into lockdown, Labor ramped up its pressure on the Morrison government, saying the la...
Tags: Labor, World news, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, Coronavirus


UK: FCA And FRC Regulatory Intervention On Corporate Climate-Related Reporting - Morrison & Foerster LLP

The financial services sector plays a vital role in the fight against climate change. It has long been recognised that regular and accurate disclosure of information on climate-related risks and opportunities can help investors, ...
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Australia joins allies in accusing China of ‘malicious cyber activities’

The Australian government says China’s ministry of state security exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange softwareThe Morrison government has joined with the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries to accuse China of malicious cyber activities, prompting the Chinese embassy in Australia to denounce the claims as “groundless” and “extremely hypocritical”.Senior Australian ministers said they held serious concerns about the activities and called on all countries – including C...
Tags: Microsoft, Australia, China, Australia news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Cyberwar, Morrison, United States the United Kingdom


United States: Market Manipulators, Beware - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Michael Birnbaum and Scott Llewellyn were featured in Bloomberg Law's Litigation newsletter, covering their team's landmark settlement for Farmland Partners...
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Japan: MoFo Japan Disputes Newsletter – 2nd Quarter 2021 - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Welcome to Morrison & Foerster's quarterly newsletter on dispute resolution. In this newsletter, we address recent developments in arbitrations
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Worldwide: Managing Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes And Investigations In A Distributed World (Video) - Morrison & Foerster LLP

MoFo hosted a webinar in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), "Managing Multi-Jurisdictional Disputes and Investigations in a Distributed World" on June 24, 2021.
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Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’

Tian Xuejun rejects Australia’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political pointsThe Chinese host of a United Nations world heritage committee has defended a proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, and rejected Australian government suspicion that China influenced the finding for political reasons.It came as the Morrison government sought to use a new report by Australia’s marine science agency to argue there had been widespread coral recovery ...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, China, Environment, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, United Nations, Great Barrier Reef, Coral, Sussan Ley, Morrison, Tian Xuejun, Australian foreign policy


Chinese Unesco official defends plan to list Great Barrier Reef ‘in danger’

Tian Xuejun rejects Australia government’s ‘groundless accusations’ that China influenced the finding to score political pointsThe Chinese host of a United Nations world heritage committee has defended a proposal to label the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger”, and rejected Australian government suspicion that China influenced the finding for political reasons.It came as the Morrison government sought to use a new report by Australia’s marine science agency to argue there had been widespread cora...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, China, Environment, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, United Nations, Great Barrier Reef, Coral, Sussan Ley, Morrison, Tian Xuejun, Australian foreign policy


Australian PM Morrison's Approval Rating Slumps on Slow Vaccine Rollout

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval ratings fell to the lowest level in more than a year, according to a poll...
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Sydney lockdown shock as Gladys Berejiklian admits NSW has failed to ‘quash’ Covid outbreak

Fears for Fairfield, Liverpool and Canterbury Bankstown residents, while shutdown of construction sector expected to cost $800m to $1bn per weekFollow our coronavirus live blogScott Morrison urges Apec leaders to ramp up mRNA vaccine production and boasts of Australian economyNew Sydney Covid lockdown restrictions: latest update to NSW coronavirus rules explainedVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning emailLock...
Tags: Science, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Apec, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Morrison, Vic, Canterbury Bankstown, Gladys Berejiklian, Berejiklian, Greater Sydney, Coronavirus, Fairfield Liverpool


Covid Australia live news update: NSW announces 111 new cases and new Sydney lockdown restrictions; 19 cases in Victoria

Gladys Berejiklian announces restriction on movement in Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool LGAs, limits on retail, pause on construction and greater penalties for employees who force workers into officeVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown ...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Liverpool, Coalition, Delta, Sydney, Victoria, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Fairfield Canterbury Bankstown


Covid Australia live news update: Victoria reports 19 new coronavirus cases as NSW considers tougher lockdown

NSW outbreak exceeds 1,000 coronavirus cases while there are now more than 165 exposure sites in VictoriaVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown Fortress Australia to be a house of cards due to the Coalition’s vaccine stroll-out’Vaccine rollout tracker;...
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Covid Australia live news update: NSW considers tougher lockdown as Victoria cases rise

NSW outbreak exceeds 1,000 coronavirus cases while there are now more than 165 exposure sites in VictoriaVic hotspots; Vic restrictions; NSW hotspots; NSW restrictionsScott Morrison accused of ‘misrepresenting’ Atagi advice to shift blame for botched vaccine rollout‘Secret weapon’: unflappable Kerry Chant faces toughest challenge yet as NSW Covid outbreak grows‘The Delta variant has shown Fortress Australia to be a house of cards due to the Coalition’s vaccine stroll-out’Vaccine rollout tracker;...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Morrison, NSW, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus, Elias Visontay, NSW Covid


United States: Diversity In Practice: Understanding The Real Reason Diversity Is Lacking At The Top (Podcast) - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Our Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Natalie Kernisant, welcomes Justin Dean, Managing Director at BCG Consulting, and Tina Gilbert, Managing Director at MLT...
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