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  • The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *UGANDA – The central bank makes its latest decision on its benchmark repo rate. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares rose on Tuesday, tracking record closes on Wall Street and […]
  • A challenge to two Missouri abortion requirements has ended its trip to the Supreme Court – at least for now. Attorneys for Planned Parenthood notified the Supreme Court tonight that they were withdrawing their request to block a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit after that court ruled in the […]
  • The petition of the day is: New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira 17-340 Issues: (1) Whether a dispute over applicability of the Federal Arbitration Act’s Section 1 exemption is an arbitrability issue that must be resolved in arbitration pursuant to a valid delegation clause; and (2) whether the FAA’s Section 1 exemption, which applies on its […]
  • Guide to Economic Indicators ———————————————————– This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ———————————————————– TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 ** WARSAW – National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting (to October 4). Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/NHYk2njrKkk/idAFL4N1MD3QC
  • Lawyers are starting to acknowledge the importance of maintaining our physical as well as our mental well-being. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/dYbrlr_qdsE/
  • INVESTORS ARE BUYING GUN STOCKS: Because… America. EQUIFAX’S CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER: Seems to have been a rubber stamp instead of a wise counsel. Read the report here. THOUGH EVEN EQUIFAX’S LAWYERS DON’T SEEM TO BE AS IN MUCH TROUBLE AS THESE GUYS: Two partners at Balch & Bingham are being brought up on bribery and […]
  • The rejection is often credited with helping to determine the path of his legal career. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/DtfRrZ1ztxY/
  • The transcript is Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis is here; the transcript in Sessions v. Dimaya is here. The post Argument transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/ZzeBuehm83I/
  • Can anything be done to stymie this tide of questionable lawsuits? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/Vo5lOxuQbwM/
  • In the first oral argument of the new term, a divided Supreme Court seemed likely to uphold employment agreements that require an an employee to resolve a dispute with an employer through individual arbitration, waiving the possibility of proceeding collectively. The conflict among the justices could be captured by two exchanges this morning. The first […]
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