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L’Oréal concludes a settlement with the French tax authorities
L’Oréal concludes a settlement with the French tax authorities
9/20/2019 5:01:12 PM
L’Oréal informs about the conclusion, today, of constructive discussions with the French tax authorities concerning the tax base of its subsidiairies Lancôme Parfums et Beauté, Cosmetique Active International and Prestige & Collections International, for fiscal years 2014 to 2018, without  incurring tax penalties.  The yearly financial impact amounts approximately to 65 …
ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
9/20/2019 9:33:53 AM
A report going to the CreateTO Board on September 24 sets out an office portfolio optimization plan – the first phase of the City-Wide Real Estate Portfolio Strategy.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Grad & 2019 Athletic Hall Of Fame Inductee Launches Personal Injury Law Firm Specializing In Maritime And Offshore Worker Injuries
9/18/2019 12:54:36 PM
As a four-year starter for the Merchant Marine Academy football team in the early 2000’s, David McNeal enjoyed phenomenal success leading his team from the backfield.
FDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma
FDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma
9/18/2019 10:29:23 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing Project Orbis, an initiative of the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE). Project Orbis provides a framework for concurrent submission and review of oncology drugs among its international partners.
Aeroflot to develop a strategy to harmonise anti-corruption requirements for Russian business
Aeroflot to develop a strategy to harmonise anti-corruption requirements for Russian business
9/17/2019 6:32:05 PM
Aeroflot has proposed to develop Russia’s first-ever global Transnational Anticorruption Compliance Strategy. The initiative was put forward by Vladimir Alexandrov, Deputy CEO of PJSC “Aeroflot”, speaking at a conference hosted by the Prosecutor General’s office of the Russian Federation.
Joint statement by FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League on the publication of an investigative report into the operations of beoutQ
Joint statement by FIFA, the AFC, UEFA, the Bundesliga, LaLiga, Lega Serie A, LFP and the Premier League on the publication of an investigative report into the operations of beoutQ
9/17/2019 5:02:38 AM
As rights holders of globally followed sports events, whose intellectual property rights have been breached on a systematic and widespread basis by the pirate broadcaster known as beoutQ, we have commissioned a leading industry body, MarkMonitor, to conduct research and produce a detailed and independent technical analysis of beoutQ’s operations.
Eastman Kodak Adopts Tax Asset Protection Plan; Files Certificate of Amendment with Respect to Charter Amendment Designed to Protect Tax Assets
Eastman Kodak Adopts Tax Asset Protection Plan; Files Certificate of Amendment with Respect to Charter Amendment Designed to Protect Tax Assets
9/13/2019 8:12:50 AM
Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK) announced that it has adopted a Tax Asset Protection Plan (with the related rights being issued as a dividend to shareholders of record as of today) and filed an amendment to its certificate of incorporation in order to protect Kodak’s substantial tax assets.
French CEOs add their weight to WBCSD’s call to action for business leadership on human rights
French CEOs add their weight to WBCSD’s call to action for business leadership on human rights
9/12/2019 7:23:15 PM
 In 2017 France adopted a Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law, making the country one of the spearheads in legally mandating companies to identify and prevent adverse human rights and environmental impacts in their own activities as well as from activities of their subcontractors and suppliers.
Petrobras informs on the final decision affirming the class action agreement entered in the United States
Petrobras informs on the final decision affirming the class action agreement entered in the United States
9/11/2019 11:37:39 AM
Petrobras, following up on the disclosure made on June 25, 2018, reports that on August 30, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit confirmed the decision approving the agreement to settle the Class Action in the United States.  As of today, the agreement is no longer subject to appeals and is therefore final.
Oleg Sentsov is free! The commitment to freedom of expression must continue.
Oleg Sentsov is free! The commitment to freedom of expression must continue.
9/9/2019 10:39:43 AM
An activist against Russia’s annexation of Crimea,  the director of Gamer (2011) was illegally sentenced to 20 years in prison by the Russian courts after his arrest in 2014, and went on a 145-day hunger strike in 2018 to demand the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners detained in Russia.
Canon requests removal of toner cartridge offered by Tuobo Store from Amazon.ca
Canon requests removal of toner cartridge offered by Tuobo Store from Amazon.ca
9/9/2019 9:57:00 AM
Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of Amazon.ca listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Tuobo Store.
Bail Reform and Exposure to Our Public Safety
Bail Reform and Exposure to Our Public Safety
9/8/2019 8:41:20 PM
Democratic Party State Senator Bob Hertzberg, wrote the California Money Bail Reform Act, better known as SB10; a bill designed to eliminate cash bail, replacing it with what they call Risk Assessment tool.
Press Statement – Tax Whistleblower Receives $11.5 Million Award
9/6/2019 12:46:50 PM
Whistleblower attorneys  Stephen M. Kohn  and  Dean Zerbe  are pleased to announce today that a joint client – who wishes to remain anonymous – received a whistleblower award under the new IRS whistleblower award program of $11.5 million. In this case, the whistleblower provided information that led to the government collecting over $44.4 million in taxes, penalties, and …

Gartner Says Cost-Effective Legal Departments Invest Almost Twice as Much in Training Compared With Higher-Cost Peers
Gartner Says Cost-Effective Legal Departments Invest Almost Twice as Much in Training Compared With Higher-Cost Peers
9/6/2019 7:23:33 AM
Cost-effective legal departments allocate almost twice as much of their in-house budget to training than higher-cost peers, according to Gartner, Inc.
Gartner Says Cost-Effective Legal Departments Invest Almost Twice as Much in Training Compared with Higher-Cost Peers
Gartner Says Cost-Effective Legal Departments Invest Almost Twice as Much in Training Compared with Higher-Cost Peers
9/5/2019 12:40:26 PM
Cost-effective legal departments allocate almost twice as much of their in-house budget to training than higher-cost peers, according to Gartner, Inc.
FIFA introduces new legal aid system and opens applications for pro bono counsel
FIFA introduces new legal aid system and opens applications for pro bono counsel
9/4/2019 2:48:59 AM
In the interests of respecting the rights of individuals and transparency during proceedings, FIFA has decided to close the gap that exists between individuals in terms of their financial power by supporting those who have insufficient financial means at judicial proceedings before the Disciplinary Committee, the Appeals Committee and the Ethics Committee.
GamingLicensing Now Offers MGA Licence
9/2/2019 4:05:19 PM
As of September 2019, online casino operators and other gambling establishments will be able to obtain the Malta Gaming Authority licence through GamingLicensing.
Airbus Helicopters offers Australia cost-effective Tiger for operations beyond 2040
Airbus Helicopters offers Australia cost-effective Tiger for operations beyond 2040
8/30/2019 6:14:05 AM
Airbus Helicopters is offering a cost-effective approach for taking the Tiger platform beyond 2040, in response to the Commonwealth of Australia’s (CoA) Request for Information (RFI) for the Project LAND4503 Armed Reconnaissance Capability.
EPA Proposes Updates to Air Regulations for Oil and Gas to Remove Redundant Requirements and Reduce Burden
EPA Proposes Updates to Air Regulations for Oil and Gas to Remove Redundant Requirements and Reduce Burden
8/29/2019 11:30:54 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed updates to the prior administration’s national standards for the oil and natural gas industry.
Oracle to Appeal Court of Federal Claims JEDI Decision
Oracle to Appeal Court of Federal Claims JEDI Decision
8/28/2019 2:11:27 PM
Oracle America filed notice of appeal regarding the JEDI procurement. The following statement may be attributed Dorian Daley, General Counsel, Oracle Corporation:  "The Court of Federal Claims opinion in the JEDI bid protest describes the JEDI procurement as unlawful, notwithstanding dismissal of the protest solely on the legal technicality of Oracle’s purported lack of …