Monthly Archives: April 2022

Gay marriage upends Calvin University

In December, officials at Calvin University, a Christian school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, voted to renew a two-year teaching contract for Joe Kuilema, associate professor of sociology. Eight days later, the provost received photos of Kuilema celebrating a same-sex marriage. One of the women at the Oct. 15, 2021 ceremony, …

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The Price of Free Speech: Why Elon Musk’s $44 Billion Vision for Twitter Could Collapse | Elon Musk

Contained in 95 pages of dense legalese, Twitter’s warning to Elon Musk was clear: don’t use your considerable power on the social media platform to attack the company. The world’s richest man and owner-in-waiting of Twitter signed a deal for the planned $44billion (£35billion) takeover last week, confirming he can …

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Brits fend off lawsuits that ‘gag’ critics of oligarchs

British book publishers, newspapers and journalists have complained for many years about “lawfare” – the legal dispute that the super-rich start to avoid scrutiny, usually of their financial affairs. Russian oligarchs with ties to the UK have been particularly active in this area. They have often hired the UK’s most …

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Bank liable for attorney’s fees for “pre-litigation bad faith”, says Washington Court of Appeals | Miller Nash LLP

In a recent decision, the Washington Court of Appeals established a new equitable exception to the US attorney’s fee rule, which generally denies an award of fees and costs to a prevailing party in the absence of on a contractual or statutory basis. In Dalton M, LLC v. North Cascade …

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The resolutions of the Ordinary General Assembly of INVL Technology

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. The resolutions of the Ordinary General Meeting of INVL Technology held on April 29, 2022: 1. Presentation of the Company’s 2021 annual report 1.1. The shareholders of the Company receive the …

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Outrageous libel laws protected Jimmy Savile. Finally, change is on the cards | Meirion Jones

AAnyone who’s watched Netflix’s new film Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story will wonder how Savile got away with abusing children for decades – and why he wasn’t exposed sooner. As someone who has spent years trying to expose it myself, I believe there are four main reasons. First, the …

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Sanctions against Russia: Week in Review – April 2022 – 2 | K2 Integrity

The week in review presents the impact and analysis for the public, private and not-for-profit sectors of our regular reports on the progress of the global sanctions campaign against Russia. This week we reviewed recent developments since our last update on April 8 as the United States (US), European Union …

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Column: Global miners rank ESG as their top concern. Really ? : Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 27 (Reuters) – Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are the top concern of global miners, eliminating commodity price risk for the first time, according to a new survey. KPMG said it was a “significant milestone” as ESG topped the list of industry risks for the first …

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The city has awarded over $1 million in fees after a lengthy legal battle over Allandale Station

Judge calls suit against individual defendants ‘frivolous’ and ‘designed solely to put tactical pressure on Barrie’ The City of Barrie and its individual agents have been awarded over $1 million in total costs from Correct Group Inc. (CGI) by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a decade-long lawsuit related …

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Use eyes, facts, logic, then conclude – Red Bluff Daily News

What you see can be misleading; facts can be manipulated; the logic of one is the forbidden thought of the other, even heresy. However, when combined with an open and inquiring mind, even challenged, seemingly complex controversies can lead to truthful conclusions. Forging a deal with opposition supporters? Always futile. …

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Hong Kong Human Rights Press Awards Canceled Amid Security Law Fears | hong kong

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Hong Kong scrapped its annual human rights press awards just days before the winners were announced, for fear of violating the city’s sweeping national security law. The decision sparked a number of resignations from the club’s press freedom committee and public criticism from journalists and …

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Honors forum will focus on Razorbacks and the nation

Photo submitted Next fall, Honors students will get an insider’s perspective on intercollegiate athletics at an Honors College Forum, Razorbacks and the Nationwhich will be led by Scott Varady, executive director and general counsel of the Razorback Foundation and honorary alumnus of the U of …

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Imprint – Non-Governmental – Albuquerque Journal

STATE OF NEW MEXICOLEA COUNTYFIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Case No. D-506-CV-2020-00183 WESTSTAR MORTGAGE COMPANY,a New Mexico company, Applicant,vs. DANIEL BOLIN and KAYLA BOLIN, Accused. SPECIAL NOTICE MASTER SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Special Master, on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 1:45 p.m.at the main entrance of the Lea …

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Central Bank of Ukraine Bans Buying Crypto With Local Currency Bank Accounts

Ukraine’s central bank has announced new restrictions on crypto purchases (and other “near-cash” transactions). According to an announcement made on April 21 by the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), holders of local currency (UAH) bank accounts are now no longer allowed to use these accounts to buy crypto. As for …

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DWF: putting people first

DWF in Dublin has steadily strengthened its position as a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, and its growing focus on ESG initiatives ensures this trend will continue. With offices and associations around the world and approximately 4,000 employees internationally, DWF has tremendous reach and strength. …

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DeSantis WILL LOSE if Disney pursues new law, says former Trump lawyer

A conservative lawyer who worked for Donald Trump’s campaign said she believes Disney could succeed in a lawsuit against Florida to block a new law removing the company’s special tax and zoning liens. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill to dissolve the private government that Disney controls …

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Funding to advance water improvements in Edmond, OKC

Over its history, the Oklahoma Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program has facilitated approximately $1.8 billion in drinking water loans to communities across the state. (Photo by Jacek Dylag on Unsplash) The City of Edmond will be able to make major water infrastructure investments after receiving funding approval of more …

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EBA publishes final draft RTS on risk retention

The European Banking Authority (“EBA”) published on 12 April 2022 the final draft technical standards on risk retention requirements for securitisations (the “RTS”). This follows last year’s consultation on the proposals (the “Consultation”). To become law, the RTS must be adopted by the European Commission and will enter into force …

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Legal Considerations on NFTs for Intellectual Property and Business

Collins Dictionary The word of the year for 2021 was “NFT”, the acronym for “non-fungible token”. NFTs are digital tokens that are stored on a blockchain (most often Ethereum). Today, most NFTs are digital collectibles and digital art. Much like keeping money in a bank account, NFT holders store their …

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Eight Partners Named in Variety’s 2022 Legal Impact Report

April 21, 2022 Variety named Century City partners Scott Edelman and Steve Tsoneff, Los Angeles partners Kevin Masuda, Benyamin Ross and Ilissa Samplin, New York partners Brian Ascher and Orin Snyder, and Orange County partner Michelle Gourley in its Legal Impact Report 2022, an annual list of leading entertainment industry …

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Decisions adopted at the Annual General Meeting of

The following decisions were adopted at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of AB Amber Grid (legal entity code 303090867, office address Laisvės pr. 10, LT-04215 Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania) on April 20, 2022: 1. AB Amber Grid Consolidated Annual Report for 2021. The consolidated annual report of AB Amber …

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Ramsay Health Care secures $14.8 billion bid from KKR-led consortium; stocks soar

Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 23, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ramsay receives a proposal of A$88 in cash per share Proposal …

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Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2022: shortlist revealed

The Women in Business Law Awards have released the full list of finalists for their 2022 Americas Awards. The awards come together to recognize leading women lawyers from both continents and celebrate law firms that have impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the legal industry. The winners will …

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lawyer found guilty of tax evasion offenses | USAO-CT

Leonard C Boyle, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden today found DERON D. FREEMAN, 47, of Glastonbury, guilty of tax evasion offenses . According to evidence presented at a trial en banc in October and November 2021, Freeman is an …

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Aircraft Operator Insolvency: Insolvency Remedies.

A high-value asset requires significant and secure financing. Suppose the asset is “mobile” like an aircraft (the value of a B737 Max or an A320Neo can vary between $90 and $120 million), this becomes all the more complicated as the security provided for the financing must be valid in all …

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As the state tightened access to opioids, the illegal drug trade created a deadly new era in Maine’s opioid crisis.

By the time Maine lawmakers passed a bill that significantly stemmed the flow of pharmaceutical opioids into the state, a booming illicit market for fentanyl and methamphetamine was already on the horizon, ready to usher in a new, deadlier era of the opioid epidemic. It took only about three years …

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Publication order | Legal announcements

VIRGINIA: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF WYTHE COUNTY WYTHE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, plaintiff, c. Case No. CL22-153 LEWIS HOLLOWAY, JR., ET AL., Respondents. RELEASE ORDER The subject matter of this lawsuit is to assert the lien of plaintiff, Wythe County, Virginia, for overdue …

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Baltimore Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s annual ethics disclosure mentions no donations to her legal defense fund – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby filed her latest state ethics statement, reporting no gifts to a legal defense fund set up for her and her husband, the Baltimore City Council President, Nick Mosby. The fund, which opened for donations in mid-2021, was created so the power couple could defend themselves …

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Elon University / Today in Elon / Business Court Judge Receives Elon Law Leadership Award

The deputy. James L. Gale, retired Chief Justice of the North Carolina Commercial Court, received the 2021-2022 Leadership in the Law Award from Elon University School of Law at a ceremony hosted by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. The deputy. James L. Gale A retired chief justice of the North Carolina …

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Breaking down racial barriers in real estate

The real estate industry has long had a problem with whiteness. An emerging black developer in Baltimore is challenging the state to help fix the rating gap and other injustices. April 13, 2022 Bree Jones rides deep. His non-profit real estate company, parity houses, has a collective of buyers of …

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AudioValley launches Bridger, a new independent rights management entity for songwriters

BRUSSELS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory news: AudioValley (Paris: ALAVY) (Brussels: ALAVY), international specialist in B2B solutions in digital audio, (ISIN code: BE0974334667 / mnemonic: ALAVY) officially launches the activity of its subsidiary Bridger. This new independent copyright management entity offers songwriters an efficient and free solution to collect their streaming royalties. Open to …

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Governor Spencer Cox appoints Theresa Foxley and Dan Hemmert to Inland Port Authority

SALT LAKE CITY (April 12, 2022) – Governor Spencer J. Cox has appointed Theresa Foxley and Dan Hemmert to the board of the Inner Port Authority. In March, the Utah Legislature passed HB443 which requires the governor to appoint two people to the board of the Inland Port Authority: one …

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NLRB general counsel wants to make ‘captive audience’ meetings illegal

​For more than 70 years, employers have had the right to call “captive hearing” meetings with employees about their statutory rights at work, including the right to refrain from forming unions. On April 7, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced in a memo that she would …

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Passport Revocations Under Section 7345 – Taxation

United States: Passport Revocations Under Section 7345 April 11, 2022 law of the free man To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. One of the little-known tools in the IRS’ collection tool belt is the …

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Access to abortion under renewed threat in Oklahoma and Missouri

The bill is headed for Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, who has pledged to sign every piece of abortion-restricting legislation that comes to his desk. Senate Bill 612 would make abortion or attempted abortion a felony punishable by a maximum fine of $100,000 or a maximum of 10 years in state …

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Onit’s InvoiceAI Wins Business Intelligence Group Award for Innovative Technology Products

Industry Recognition Highlights Product’s Use of AI to Review Historical and Real-Time Legal Invoices and Find Savings Beyond Invoicing Rules Onit, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise workflow solutions, including enterprise legal management and contract lifecycle management, today announced that its InvoiceAI has won a BIG Innovation Award 2022. The …

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The woman who refused her share of a $6 billion settlement to fight the family behind the opioid crisis | Opioid crisis

A Cottage outside Floyd, Va., is a quiet backdrop for Ellen Isaacs to fight one of the opioid epidemic’s longest wars: the battle to compel OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, its landlords and its leaders to account. It’s a battle Isaacs, a former mortgage fraud expert at Citigroup, has been fighting …

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Waldo News – Waldo County VillageSoup

waldotownnews@gmail.com Hello Valdo, I want to share more information about the town meeting for those who did not attend. Walter Whitcomb moderated again, and I think it’s clear that if there ever is a disaster here in Waldo, we should all go to his place, because he’ll have it all …

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Board Diversity – An Overview for Nonprofits | Goodwin

Board diversity is one of the most visible corporate governance topics today. As pressure to diversify boards continues to grow, we anticipate that key constituencies of all types of entities, including nonprofits, may call for more diverse board composition. . Below, we discuss (1) recent diversity initiatives, influences and requirements …

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Attorney General warns Pennsylvanians of IRS scams ahead of Tax Day

Provided by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office: File photo Attorney General Josh Shapiro is advising Pennsylvanians ahead of the April 18 tax filing deadline to be cautious when receiving calls or text messages that claim to be about their taxes. Scammers often impersonate the IRS or a fake tax agency …

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Start-up Nation Romania 2022 – de minimis state aid – who can benefit in 2022 from non-refundable funds to create or develop their business

You finally want to become an entrepreneur in Romania and you don’t have enough funds, or your business needs to grow? The Romanian state is preparing a state aid scheme which will be implemented in 2022 through the “Start-up Nation – Romania” programme. In 2022, Romania will approve de minimis …

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What Are The Most Basic Legal Requirements For Starting A Small Business & Importance of Business Role

The importance of a business loan Business loans have been a viable option to ensure that operations continue. They are utilized by business proprietors for a variety of reasons, like short-term improvement in the cash flow or to pay for the expense of expensive equipment. These loans can also be utilized to boost growth …

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Freelancers in France win new law to protect their home in case of business failure

A new law for the self-employed that protects their homes and personal assets if their business goes bankrupt is due to come into force in May. Some 3.6 million people will automatically be covered by the rules, which apply to artisans, traders, micro-entrepreneurs, liberal professions, lawyers and farmers. Read more: …

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A month after the start of the war, these companies are still struggling to leave Russia

Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to justify continuing their operations in Russia as disturbing images of death and despair filter from Ukraine and Western governments move to further isolate Russia economically. Chipmaker giant Intel is the latest global company to halt operations in Russia, saying in a statement on …

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Athens Commission Approves Voluntary Inclusion Zoning and New Athens East Library | City News

In a voting session on Tuesday evening, the mayor and the Athens-Clarke County Commission approved voluntary inclusion zoning, an impending estate resolution regarding the firefly trail and the construction of a library in the east of Athens. affordable housing The commission unanimously approved a zoning code amendment that encourages developers …

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Meta ramps up legal hiring as Europe takes attack on tech monopolies seriously

European politicians are tackling Big Tech monopoly building with the Digital Markets Act. Meta is currently recruiting several senior competition lawyers based in Europe. The job postings describe “precedent-setting regulatory investigations” in which Meta expects to be involved. At a conference in Brussels on Thursday to discuss Europe’s plans to …

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“A lot of evidence” to accuse Putin of war crimes

According to an international law expert, there is “abundant evidence” that Russian President Vladimir Putin will be indicted for war crimes over the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The executive director of the International Bar Association, Dr Mark Ellis, told Breakfast under international law that directing attacks against civilians or civilian …

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Jeffrey Reed sentenced for retaliation against a federal agent

Mercer County man Jeffrey Reed convicted of retaliation against federal agent Nearly $5 million in fraudulent lien filed in retaliation for one-time wage garnishment BLUEFIELD, WV (STL.News) A Mercer County man was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for retaliating against a federal law enforcement officer by filing …

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Some points to consider about acquisitions in Romania

Once a decision has been made to buy an asset in Romania, whether it is the business of a company or shares of a Romanian company, other considerations then come into play. equation. As most attorneys and general counsel know, business decisions are made, and then it’s the lawyers’ job …

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Hong Kong’s reputation as a financial center hit as UK judges quit top court

Hong Kong’s reputation as an international financial center has been tarnished by the resignation of two British judges from the city’s highest court, businessmen and lawyers have warned. The Chinese territory’s common law legal system, which it shares with the United Kingdom, sets it apart from mainland China where the …

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Lawmakers Stifled Virginia’s Burgeoning Cannabis Industry, Advocates Say | Securities

RICHMOND – Jacob Williamson grows, manufactures and sells hemp-based CBD products through his family’s Hens and Hemp farm. He went through the licensing process to be a hemp farmer when it became legal in 2019, but now he’s quitting the industry. “We can’t keep up with the multi-million dollar cannabis …

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Notice of Intention to Issue | Public Notice

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF BOND NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Angleton, Texas (the “City”), will meet at 120 S. Chenango Street, Angleton, Texas, 77515 at 6:00 p.m. on May 24, 2022, the date and place tentatively set for the final …

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#BTEditorial – Protecting the image of the legal profession

If there were national rankings for the most important and deserving professions, lawyers would rank in the higher echelons. It’s a career that takes years of study and training, and those who reach the top are well rewarded financially and generally admired by the community. The Canadian Judicial Council describes …

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Picuris Pueblo strives to preserve its independence through the recreational cannabis industry NM

Picuris Pueblo rises above a western slope in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico. It is hidden, the only access being the tribal roads of US Highway 75, which connects the towns of Vadito, Peñasco and Dixon to the roads leading to Taos or Española. This provides …

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Face Scanner Clearview AI aims to diversify beyond the police | Economic news

By MATT O’BRIEN and TALI ARBEL, AP Technology Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A controversial facial recognition company that has built a massive photographic dossier of the world’s population for use by police, national governments and — more recently — Ukraine’s military now plans to offer its technology to banks …

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