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Dentons Flashpoint - May 11, 2022

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Key Takeaways - The head of the WHO warned that China’s zero-Covid strategy is unsustainable. Britain rejected EU proposals to resolve a standoff over post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland. Ukraine declared force...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - May 10, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns, and the military and police are granted emergency powers. Malaysia considers more palm oil exports to help meet global demand amid an edible oil shortage. The world is...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - March 17, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Two British-Iranian academics detained in Iran are returned to the UK. The US Federal Reserve announced its first rate hike since 2018. The WHO warns nations to remain vigilant against COVID-19, noting a...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Masking Updates

As many mask mandates are lifted, the federal government extended its travel mask mandate by one month, and a new study illustrates the value in judicious mask use. Florida’s New Pediatric Vaccine Guidance...more

Ankura Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Manage Data-Integrity Challenges

Human health is a fundamental need of the society. The pharmaceutical industry has played a pivotal role in providing mankind with drugs for preventive and curative care. COVID-19 has further underscored the immense...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - February 15, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Russia sends mixed messages on potential Ukraine invasion. The WHO warned that Eastern Europe is undergoing a surge of Omicron infections. Banning Russia from the SWIFT financial system is reportedly off...more

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New York Medical and Life Sciences: Year in Review 2021

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From pharmaceuticals to dietary supplements, preemption to public health, New York state and federal courts issued decisions in 2021, which further shaped the landscape in the medical and life sciences legal world. To prepare...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - January 25, 2022

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Key Takeaways - NATO reinforces eastern Europe with troops and equipment and Russia’s Pacific Fleet forces arrives in Belarus. The WHO warns that it is dangerous to assume the Omicron variant would herald the end of...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - January 12, 2022

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Key Takeaways - WHO warns it is too early to treat Omicron variant like a flu-like endemic illness. US greenhouse gas emissions rose by 6.2 percent from 2020 levels last year. Chief executive Carrie Lam announced Hong Kong...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - January 7, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Kazakhstan’s president orders his troops to “shoot to kill without warning” to quash anti-government protests. Canada reported its largest trade surplus in 13 years. The WHO warned against describing the...more

Mintz - Employment, Labor & Benefits...

New York City Releases Private Employer Vaccine Executive Order

New York City has released its anticipated vaccine order for private businesses alongside a workplace vaccine requirement webpage containing interpretative guidance and other helpful links. The new vaccine order generally...more

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Ontario's Ministry of Health Releases Interim Guidance on the Omicron Variant

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On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization ("WHO") designated the variant B.1.1.529 as a "variant of concern", named Omicron. Since then, the presence of Omicron has been noted in various jurisdictions around the...more

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Masks Required in Indoor Public Places Throughout New York State Unless All Are Fully Vaccinated

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Effective Monday, December 13, 2021, anyone entering an indoor public place in New York State must wear a face covering unless all individuals who enter that space are required to be vaccinated from COVID-19, pursuant to a...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - December 7, 2021

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Key Takeaways - US announces a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. The WHO says vaccine mandates should be the last resort. China Evergrande Group appears to have defaulted on $19 billion of international...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - December 2021

In this season of goodwill, gratitude, and giving, it's worth considering that both friends and strangers can have medical needs that we can ease with little pain or inconvenience to ourselves. Here's a sampling of five ways...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Back to the Future: White House Restricts Travel to the United States From 8 Countries Due to New COVID-19 Variant

On November 26, 2021, President Joe Biden issued a presidential proclamation prohibiting travel into the United States for travelers who were physically present in eight countries in southern Africa (Botswana, Eswatini,...more

Mintz - Immigration Viewpoints

Biden Administration Bans Most Travel from Eight Countries in Southern Africa

On November 26, 2021, the Biden administration issued a proclamation that bans travel to the U.S. for individuals who have been present in a number of countries in southern Africa within the past 14 days. The travel ban takes...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - November 29, 2021

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Key Takeaways - COVID-19 variant Omicron poses a “very high” global risk, per the WHO. New travel restrictions are imposed across the globe, overnight reversing small gains for travel and leisure industry. France began...more

Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP

Plan Ahead for Holiday Travel: 2021 Checklist for Foreign Nationals and Employers

International travelers should expect busy consulates and U.S. Ports of Entry with the lifting of travel bans coinciding with the holiday season. Additionally, some consulates are not fully operational and many are...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - November 11, 2021

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Key Takeaways - US consumer prices accelerated in October to create the largest annual gain in 31 years, a sign of persistent inflation. A draft law in Finland allows workers to check what their colleagues are earning,...more

MoFo Employment Law Commentary (ELC)

UNPACKING THE NEW OSHA ETS FOR COVID-19 VACCINES AND TESTING

On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its highly anticipated emergency temporary standards for COVID-19 (the “ETS”) along with a landing page on its website with various...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard Mullin Travel Checklist ‒ New Vaccination Travel Restrictions for Entry Into the United States: Air and Land Rules...

Prior COVID-19 Travel Bans Repealed as of November 8, 2021 - On October 25, 2021, President Biden announced the suspension of the COVID-19 travel bans from Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, the Schengen Area, South...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

U.S. Government Replaces Country-Specific Travel Bans With Overarching Vaccination Requirement

The Biden administration announced this week that, beginning November 8, noncitizen, nonimmigrants traveling to the United States by air must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except in limited circumstances. The...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Travel Ban On Certain Countries to Be Lifted On Nov. 8; Registration for 2023 Diversity Visa (Green Card) Lottery Now Open

The White House has announced the precise date that it will lift COVID-19-related travel bans that apply to international travelers from more than 30 countries. Starting Nov. 8, 2021, travel bans will be lifted for fully...more

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Biden Administration Announces Plans to Rescind COVID-Related Travel Restrictions For All International Travelers to the United...

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The Biden Administration recently provided details regarding its plans to lift COVID-related travel restrictions for all international travelers to the United States. Implementation of the changes depends on the manner of...more

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