Monthly Archives: February 2022

Marcos and Calida in sync again, this time against Rappler’s Comelec deal

MANILA, Philippines — Ferdinand “Bongbong” campaign manager Marcos Jr and Solicitor General Jose Calida released similar statements on Monday, Feb. 28, questioning Rappler’s partnership with the Electoral Commission (Comelec) on voter education. and countering misinformation related to the May 2022 elections. Rappler recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOA) with …

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High hopes | Asian Legal Affairs

In a historic move, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recently finalized its draft regulations to regulate hemp seeds as a food source. However, for its cousin cannabis, the road to legalization is still a long way off. WHY IS THE FSSAI RULE IMPORTANT FOR THE HEMP …

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Unisame urges the creation of a free legal aid committee for SMEs

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (Unisame) has called for the establishment of a free legal aid committee in the absence of a delayed Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) ombudsman, a statement said on Saturday . To enable SMEs to obtain free legal assistance for the protection of …

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Have they gone too far? Questions arise after a popular figure in the hip hop community was shot dead by bounty hunters in the Fifth Ward

HOUSTON – The death of a man who was shot and killed by bounty hunters in northeast Houston on Wednesday night raises questions about the rules that apply regarding what those who are not the typical law enforcement officers recognized by the public – can and cannot be done when …

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IRSProb.com wins $71,092.22 bid in compromise for $100.00 settlement saving taxpayers $70,992.22

Another IRS offer IRSProb.com in compromise WIN! IRSProb.com logo IRSProb.com Team 2021 IRS Federal Tax Lien Notice to Release and Remove Over 150 pages of forms and documents were provided to the IRS during this case and it took 12 months This one is a particularly sweet victory for us …

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What is a no credit check loan?

No credit check loans are loans where the lender does not check the borrower’s credit before approving and lending loans. These types of loans can be tempting if your credit is poor and you don’t qualify for other products. However, no credit check loans can be risky and are generally …

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Sponsors caught in the crossfire in divisive US soccer election – Sportico.com

The upcoming U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election has put him in an awkward position as former president Carlos Cordeiro, who resigned two years ago amid an outcry over sexism in the organization, tries to take over the job from Cindy Parlow Cone. Sponsors generally stay out of federation policy, but …

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Ukraine’s parliament says it’s ‘facing a cyberattack’ on its website

New US sanctions triggered by Russia’s latest actions in Ukraine targeted targets that had not been hit in the past: family members of those in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. By naming the sons of two power players close to the Russian president, the Biden administration has sent a …

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Declaration of inactive companies in Costa Rica

All companies registered in Costa Rica that do not carry out activities must file a declaration of assets from March 15. Thus, if you or your company are in one of the following situations, you must prepare the legal, tax and accounting information necessary for the company’s filing: A natural …

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Black-Owned Businesses Unequal Access to Capital and Discrimination

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, black entrepreneurs faced significant challenges in launching and growing their businesses. Discrimination, unequal access to capital, and a lack of mentors in the community continually create barriers for Black-owned start-ups and small businesses, even beyond those faced by all other emerging …

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In Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, why should the Supreme Court ban affirmative action?

This offer apparently pits one minority group against other minority groups. But the SFFA has strategically combined two conceptually and legally distinct issues: a so-called Asian sanction and broader affirmative action. If Harvard does discriminate against Asian Americans, that wrong could in theory be righted without rejecting affirmative action. The …

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Can a legal contract prevent my ex from introducing our children to his new partner?

She caught her husband ‘in the act’ with another woman in the gym parking lot and now they’re divorcing. But she has a strict rule for him. Welcome to Sisters In Law, news.com.au’s weekly column solving all your legal problems. This week, our resident lawyers and real-life sisters Alison and …

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Transgender Swimmers Make History at Ivy League Women’s Championships at Harvard

The eyes of the college swimming world focused on Harvard’s Blodgett Pool over the weekend for the Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. But what happened in the pool was only part of the story. Lia Thomas of Penn, a transgender woman, and Iszac Henig of Yale, a transgender …

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ED attaches assets worth Rs 25-cr to Tamil Nadu criminal

Properties worth around Rs 25 crore of a Tamil Nadu-based criminal charged with several cases of murder, extortion and dacoity have been seized under the anti-money laundering law, said Friday the ED. Seventy-nine lands in the suburbs of Chennai “belonging to and in the Benami names of PPGD Sankar” were …

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Class action lawsuits continue for Illinois BIPA

Friday, February 18, 2022 Legal landmines continue to hide for companies that collect, store and use individuals’ biometric information. Class action lawsuits continue to be filed against companies under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). BIPA carries potential actual damages or statutory damages of $1,000 for each negligent breach and …

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Why did Noella Bergener and James Bergener break up? Cause explored as RHOC star reveals dating status

On Bravo’s hit show Real Housewives of Orange Country, Noella Bergener recently revealed her divorce dispute with ex-husband James Bergener. She was dismayed when James abandoned her and suddenly left the country, leaving her with the divorce papers. The two are currently going through a difficult divorce. The recent update …

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More a marathon than a sprint

DeFi is a decentralized finance that is growing in popularity and hype. Horizontal Getty In the fast-paced world of crypto and digital assets, it can be difficult to spot turning points, but in the case of decentralized finance (DeFi), it’s pretty reasonable to point to 2020 as a pivotal year. …

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Palinode Files Lawsuit Against Competitor Provana and Former Customer Plaza Services for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets | Business

BRENTWOOD, TN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 17, 2022– Palinode, a leading provider of credit dispute resolution technology, has filed a lawsuit against rival software company Provana and a former customer, Plaza Services, for misappropriation of trade secrets. Palinode is seeking damages and a permanent injunction arising from Provana’s scheme to, through Plaza Services, …

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Michigan High Court Dismisses Manslaughter Conviction in Porch Shooting Case, Orders Reconviction

The Michigan Supreme Court overturned the manslaughter conviction and ordered a new sentence for a Dearborn Heights man charged with the 2013 death of a woman who knocked on his front door. In an opinion released on Wednesday, the court said Theodore Wafer should not have been punished for both …

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More data on Canadian ‘Freedom Convoy’ donors leaked – website

WASHINGTON/TORONTO, Feb 15 (Reuters) – The leaked website Distributed Denial of Secrets said on Tuesday it had released more donor files from fundraising platform GiveSendGo regarding Canada’s movement of people opposed to pandemic health, including COVID-19 vaccine mandates. On Sunday, the DDoS website, which is dedicated to releasing leaked data, …

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Dutch foundation seeks damages from consumers over Apple and Google app payments

An employee uses an Apple iPhone to show journalists how to pay using the Apple Pay service at an Apple store in Beijing, China February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMSTERDAM, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Google are facing …

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Illinois Department of Revenue Pushes Senior Tax Deferral Program Ahead of Tax Deadline

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Revenue today introduced the Seniors’ Estate Tax Deferral Program that allows qualified seniors to defer some or all of their property taxes and assessment payments special on their principal residences. Seniors who need help paying their property taxes have until March 1 to apply …

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Lockheed drops deal with rocket engine maker after US legal challenge

Lockheed Martin has dropped its $4.4 billion bid to buy rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne after the US Federal Trade Commission sued to block the deal, saying it would cut competition and raise prices in the defense sector. The collapse of the takeover is the FTC’s second major victory in …

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Swiss Voters Approve Virtual Ban on Tobacco Advertising | Business and Economy News

The Swiss voted on Sunday to strengthen their notoriously lax tobacco laws by banning virtually all advertising for dangerous products, with nearly 57% of voters and 16 of Switzerland’s 26 cantons backing the near total ban, according to final results. “We are extremely happy. People have understood that health is …

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Mahoning auditor clarifies points on tax values, schools | News, Sports, Jobs

The Jan. 30 article titled “School tax challenge divides lawmakers by party” had omissions and misleading statements. The County Auditors Association of Ohio released a memorandum opposing recent amendments to House Bill 126. The CAAO supported an earlier version of the bill that improved transparency and fairness, but …

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A non-profit organization created to preserve Terry Mansion

A lawsuit continues over the manipulation of abandonment by the Fine Arts Museum of Arkansas and the little rock town in maintaining the history Pike-Fletcher-Terry Mansion at Seventh and Rock. A complementary effort is currently underway. The museum abandoned the building after using it for a time as a decorative …

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The businessman at the center of the corruption scandal has not been charged but has a history of legal campaign donations

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) — The attorney for the businessman at the center of the state capitol corruption scandal says court campaign contributions don’t mean he’s guilty of bribery. Businessman Milton Choy has not been charged and has spent years backing dozens of politicians, including the two now charged with corruption. Much …

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Notice of delay for 2021 tax bills

1783 belated notifications/letters of intent from fi fa are being mailed today and in the days to come. The letter notifies that the invoice which was due on December 1, 2021 is still unpaid. This letter is required by law and informs the taxpayer that they have 30 days to …

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Considerations when choosing the legal structure for your business | bloginfo(‘name’); ?>

February 10, 2022 0 comments One of the first considerations when starting a new business is determining how you will structure your business. In Ontario, a business can be registered in three ways: sole proprietorship, partnership or corporation. Each offers its own unique benefits and there is no “one size …

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ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2022

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ELIGIBILITY How do I know if I am eligible to submit a quote? We strongly encourage all companies, individuals and internal teams to apply, as we have many award categories to choose from. We invite past entrants and newcomers to join the submission for prizes. Is self-nomination …

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Belgian DPA finds that IAB Europe’s Cookie Consent Framework violates GDPR

On February 2, 2022, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) found that the Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe (BFI) Transparency and Consent Framework (TCF), a tool used to record individuals’ online advertising preferences, violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPA fined IAB Europe €250,000 (approx. compliance within two months. …

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Credit Suisse faces money laundering charges in cocaine traffickers trial in Bulgaria

ZURICH, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Credit Suisse was charged in a Swiss court on Monday with allowing a suspected Bulgarian cocaine gang to launder millions of euros, some of it in suitcases. In the first criminal trial of a major bank in Switzerland, Swiss prosecutors are seeking around 42.4 million …

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Several central Illinois school districts change COVID-19 rules following judge’s ruling

(25 NEWS) – Several school districts in central Illinois have changed their COVID-19 rules following a Friday judge ruling that suspends state enforcement of masking and testing requirements . – Metamora Township High School sent a message to parents saying it will switch to an optional mask format starting Monday. …

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City News, Briefly – Yukon News

Here’s a look at the transit applications and decisions made by Whitehorse City Council at its Jan. 31 meeting. Application options now available for public transport Looking to buy a bus pass or find out if your bus is running on time? There are apps for that. On February 1, …

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Bill Cosby likely to avoid testifying in sexual assault lawsuit – Billboard

A Los Angeles judge on Friday (February 4) appeared strongly inclined to allow Bill Cosby to invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege and avoid giving evidence in the trial of a woman who alleges he sexually assaulted her when she was 15 in the mid-1970s. At a hearing to debate the …

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Martyn Percy: Dean of Christ Church College Oxford agrees to step down as deal reached after three-year legal battle | UK News

The dean of one of Oxford University’s oldest colleges has agreed to step down, after reaching a settlement agreement with the institution to end a three-year legal battle. Professor Martyn Percy, dean of Christ Church, has agreed to step down after a mediation process, the college said in a statement. …

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Colorado investigating GOP election chief’s ties to Mike Lindell

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold is concerned about a “potential breach of election security protocol.” An account apparently belonging to Douglas County Clerk Merlin Klotz, a Republican, claimed to have copied hard drives from election machines on social media. Klotz also said he’s been in touch with MyPillow CEO …

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ONC releases framework for national health information exchange

On January 18, 2022, the Office of the National Health Information Technology Coordinator (ONC) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the entity selected as contract partner, The Sequoia Project, Inc. , released the highly anticipated Framework for Exchange of Trust and Common Agreement (TEFCA) …

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Kremlin critics remain unfazed after year of crackdown | Economic news

By DASHA LITVINOVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The prison sentence imposed a year ago on the Kremlin’s main critic, Alexei Navalny, dealt a severe blow to the Russian opposition — and then the situation worsened. Over the past 12 months, dozens of activists, independent journalists and rights defenders have …

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‘Individual liberty’ bill to ban critical race theory in Florida schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CAPITOL NEWS SERVICE) — Legislation banning the teaching of critical race theory and other ideas that make some uncomfortable continues to move through the state legislature. The sponsors said they wanted history, not historical theories taught in the classroom. Examples of what cannot be taught in the classroom …

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VC-Backed Startup Promises Bitcoiners a Way to Bypass Taxes When Buying a Home

The Bitcoin world has a logistical problem: many of its true believers are theoretically wealthy, but buying a house with their crypto is a drag, along with a pesky tax bill and fear of running out of future wealth. A company-backed fintech startup thinks it’s solved both problems. Miami-based company …

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