Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore Employees Failed to Wash Hands and Reused Syringes

As reported by philly.com, New Jersey Department of Health investigators have released a preliminary report finding that that the Osteo Relief Institute Jersey Shore in Wall Township deviated from multiple infection control guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control. View Full Post
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A Note from the World Economic Forum On Africa in Durban

By | Cov Africa | May 24, 2017
Earlier this month, more than 1,000 leaders from business, government, and civil society participated in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban in early May with the theme, “Achieving Inclusive Growth through Responsive and Responsible Leadership.” This note highlights several conversations relevant to the forum’s theme. View Full Post
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Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence and Joint Conduct

Over the past few years, sophisticated pricing algorithms and artificial intelligence have attracted the attention of antitrust and competition enforcers. These new technologies interpret and respond to market conditions with far more precision, agility, and consistency than their human counterparts. As a result, they may require practitioners to develop new ways of thinking about joint conduct such as price-fixing conspiracies. View Full Post
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Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Clariant Ltd. and Huntsman Corporation

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Clariant Ltd. (Switzerland) Acquired:  Huntsman Corporation (US) Value: Unknown; combined enterprise value of approximately US$20 billion Industry:  Chemicals   Chemical_LabOn May 21, 2017, Huntsman Corporation, a Delaware corporation, and Clariant Ltd., a Swiss corporation, entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger pursuant to which a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clariant will merge with and into Huntsman, with Huntsman being the surviving corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Clariant.  View Full Post
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A New Sleuth in Britain: The UK Quietly Empowers a Sanctions Enforcement Office

By | Global Trade Law Blog | May 24, 2017
On April 3, 2017, the UK Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) announced new penalties for economic sanctions violations of £1 Million or 50% of the value of the transaction, whichever is higher. As a result, this new detective has a powerful new enforcement tool, and it may be taking notes from the aggressive U.S. View Full Post
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