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  • * China’s loadings slip as it digests earlier purchases * Bookings to India hold near multi-month high * Australia, Thailand and Malaysia also book cargoes * Graphic: By Libby George LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – China’s West African crude oil loadings are set to slide for a second month in July to a 10-month […]
  • Following Monday’s Supreme Court ruling largely lifting the injunctions against enforcement of the administration’s entry ban, the modified ban took effect last night. In The Washington Post, Carol Morello reports that “the administration took a particularly strict interpretation” of the court’s statement “that only those with ‘bona fide’ relationships, such as close family members, can […]
  • South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Friday accused the country’s anti-corruption agency of overstepping the mark in suggesting changes to the way the central bank works, insisting that monetary policy should remain independent. Source:
  • June 30 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: * South Africa’s ruling party, riven by divisions over the performance of President Jacob Zuma, opens its national policy conference. * Tanzanian businesses react […]
  • The petition of the day is: Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren 16-1275 Issue: Whether the Atomic Energy Act pre-empts a state law that on its face regulates an activity within its jurisdiction (here uranium mining), but has the purpose and effect of regulating the radiological safety hazards of activities entrusted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission […]
  • Guide to economic indicators ———————————————————– This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ———————————————————– TUESDAY, JULY 4 WARSAW – National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting (to July 5). Source:
  • If you think sexual harassment occurs only in certain types of businesses or workplaces, think again. Source:
  • * Everything you need to know about Biglaw jargon. [Big Law Business] * Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Wood and the burgeoning environmental racism scandal. [The Root] * Fascinating podcast about negotiating a career as a woman in the law. [Legal Executive Institute] * On the buying and selling of FCPA enforcement officials. [FCPA Professor]
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  • Stephen McAllister is the Solicitor General of Kansas and the E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. The Supreme Court this term demonstrated its continuing and increasing discomfort with the death penalty, at least as that sentence is often imposed in America. For the most […]
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