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President Biden's Executive Order On Bitcoin

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin

Joseph Stafford is a partner at the law firm Wilson Elser and provides counseling to clients in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate/D&O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a significant and encouraging development …

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OnRoe v.  Wade, big companies already have a previous for action

OnRoe v. Wade, big companies already have a previous for action

Abortion rights campaigners march through downtown after demonstrating outside of Evo A. DeConcini US Federal Courthouse in Tucson, Arizona, US, May 3, 2022, after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision …

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President Biden's Executive Order On Bitcoin

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin

Joseph Stafford is a partner at the law firm Wilson Elser and provides counseling to clients in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate/D&O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a significant and encouraging development …

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Finland, Sweden need to move now as Putin worries about Ukraine

Finland, Sweden need to move now as Putin worries about Ukraine

SALZBURG, Austria — Finland and Sweden need to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) now while Russia’s Putin is focused on Ukraine, the alliance’s former chief told CNBC. The two Nordic countries have been considering joining NATO in the wake of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Becoming NATO members would represent a sharp U-turn …

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Starbucks accused of more than 200 labor violations in NLRB complaint

Starbucks accused of more than 200 labor violations in NLRB complaint

Starbucks workers react as they speak to the media after union vote in Buffalo, New York, December 9, 2021. Lindsay DeDario | Reuters The regional director of the National Labor Relations Board in Buffalo, NY, issued a complaint Friday accusing Starbucks of 29 unfair labor practice charges that included over 200 violations of the National …

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DOJ unwinds complex web in hunt for Russian wealth belonging to Putin and influential players

DOJ unwinds complex web in hunt for Russian wealth belonging to Putin and influential players

Like other Russian oligarchs on the US sanctions list, Putin is a target for the Justice Department’s corruption task force as it wages a global campaign against money-laundering Kremlin insiders in response to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. “I can tell you nothing about what the US knows about any particular person, but he’s certainly on …

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The Moskva: US provided intelligence that helped Ukraine target Russian warship

The Moskva: US provided intelligence that helped Ukraine target Russian warship

Ukrainian forces, having spotted the Russian warship in the Black Sea, called their American contacts for confirmation that it was in fact the Moskva, sources familiar with the events told CNN. The US responded that it was, and provided intelligence about its location. It is not clear whether the US knew Ukraine would move to …

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