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Coronavirus: Law360 Afternoon Briefing June 1

From Media & Entertainment Law360 TOP NEWS As Virus Persists, Law Grads Urged To Rise To Its Challenges With invocations of legal trailblazers past and present and encouragement to find opportunity in trying times, five high-profile law school commencement speakers, including Joe Biden and Eric Holder, urged graduates to address the inequalities made even more […]

Businesses based in EU ‘blacklisted’ tax havens eligible for Welsh Government grant scheme, ITV News finds

By ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn From ITV, UK TV news has learnt that companies on a “blacklist” of EU “tax havens” can make successful applications for grants and loans via the Welsh Government Economic Resilience Fund (ERF). The Welsh Government had previously announced a crackdown on companies and individuals based in “tax havens” from […]

The pros & cons of having a pet in college

College is one of the most stressful periods in a student’s life. It’s easy to want to eliminate the stress altogether by adopting a pet since adopting an animal has been known to help immensely with stress and anxiety. However, at college, a student is usually figuring out his own life and may not be […]

Kia Motors announces global sales for May 2020 – [sales down]

Sales in May total 160,913 units, down 32.7 percent y/y Domestic sales increase 19 percent y/y, to 51,181 units Overseas sales declined 44 percent y/y, to 109,732 units Kia Motors Corporation recorded total sales of 160,913 units in May 2020, a 32.7 percent decrease from the same period last year. Globally, the Sportage SUV topped […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority lists Fraudulent Websites

Websites with Cayman Addresses Not Registered nor Licensed in the Cayman Islands as of 26 May 2020 The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has become aware of the following entities with the following websites that have given their contact addresses as that of the Cayman Islands. These entities are not licensed nor registered to carry on […]

Cayman Islands revokes Hinduja Bank’s licence

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority on a letter dated 27th May 2020 has revoked the banking licence of Hinduja Bank & Trust (Cayman) Ltd. See below:

Delisting Chinese companies plays straight into their hands

By Jesse Fried From Financial Times Controlling shareholders and Beijing are likely to exploit a ban to further their objectives Last month, the US Senate unanimously passed a bill aimed at improving the reliability of financial statements by China-based companies trading in the US. The legislation focuses on a real problem with these businesses, whose total market […]

Children of former Azerbaijani security chief acquired luxury UK properties – – The Guardian

By Siranush Ghazanchyan From Public Radio of Armenia A string of luxury properties, including a £17m home near Harrods, were acquired by the children of Azerbaijan’s former security chief, an investigation has revealed, The Guardian reports. Eldar Mahmudov was dismissed as national security minister by a presidential order in 2015. No official explanation was given for his removal. […]

World Bank streng​thens Grenada’s COVID-19 response with US$2.5 million

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2020 — Grenada will strengthen its response to the COVID-19 pandemic with US$2.5 million from the World Bank. The funds will be used to increase testing capacity, equip health facilities, strengthen isolation capacity, and bolster surveillance activities. “We are working closely with Grenada on the COVID-19 response,” said Tahseen Sayed, World Bank Country Director for the […]

Scientists challenge study that showed Hydroxychloroquine didn’t work

By Eric Mack From Newsmax A scientific paper that trashed the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine is under scrutiny by more than 100 scientists. Among the questions asked in a letter to The Lancet were the source of the data, the anonymity of hospitals, the countries they are in, and the speed in which the study was […]