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Trump extends deportation protection for 4,000 Liberians

Trump extends deportation protection for 4,000 Liberians

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1710

US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced in a presidential memorandum that, “upon further reflection and review,” he is extending an additional 12-month “wind-down” period for Liberians living in the US.

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UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal for third time

UK Parliament rejects Brexit deal for third time

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1996

British lawmakers voted against Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiated deal for the UK to withdraw from the European Union for the third time on Friday.

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EU approves rules for user copyright infringement

EU approves rules for user copyright infringement

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2082

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved the new Copyright Directive for online platforms, holding them liable for user uploaded content, except for materials such as memes, GIFs and hyperlinks to news articles.

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EU fines Google $1.7 billion for breaching antitrust rules

EU fines Google $1.7 billion for breaching antitrust rules

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2022

The European Commission called Wednesday for more efforts to ensure adoption of security proposals and finedGoogle €1.49 billion (USD $1.7 billion) for breaching EU antitrust rules.

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Spotify files antitrust suit against Apple

Spotify files antitrust suit against Apple

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2142

Spotify announced on Wednesday that the company has filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission, a regulatory body responsible for keeping competition fair and nondiscriminatory.

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Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison with 148 lashes: husband

Iran human rights lawyer sentenced to 38 years in prison with 148 lashes: husband

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1892

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh’s husband Reza Khandan posted on Facebook Monday that his wife has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes as results of two open cases.

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Dutch court rules on two religious freedom cases for Muslim men

Dutch court rules on two religious freedom cases for Muslim men

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1942

The Central Appeals Tribunal in the Netherlands made two rulings Tuesday in cases regarding the reduction of social assistance benefits for two Muslim men who refused to accept jobs based on religious reasons.

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SEC sues Volkswagen for defrauding investors

SEC sues Volkswagen for defrauding investors

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1892

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleged Thursday in a court filing that Volkswagen (VW) “perpetrated a massive fraud” and repeatedly lied to U.S. investors in connection with the company’s emissions scandal.

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Pentagon to implement Trump’s transgender military policy

Pentagon to implement Trump’s transgender military policy

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 1952

The Deputy Secretary of Defense released a memorandum Tuesday announcing the implementation of Trump’s policy barring most transgender people from serving in the military.

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Japan PM to proceed with relocation of US base despite unfavorable referendum

Japan PM to proceed with relocation of US base despite unfavorable referendum

6.05.2019 | Global Legal Matters | 2088

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said Sunday the relocation of the US’ Futenma Airbase to Henoko would continue despite a referendum vote opposing the move.

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