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  • MedCity’s annual health innovation conference should be very interesting this year. Source:
  • ABUJA, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Kaduna oil refinery has temporarily shut down because of a lack of crude, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Thursday. Source:
  • When, if ever, should courts bar the federal government from enforcing a law against anyone, not just against the plaintiffs in the case before them? Courts have issued these types of orders — often referred to as “nationwide injunctions” — with increasing frequency over the past decade. During President Barack Obama’s administration, district courts issued […]
  • For the Boston Globe, Travis Andersen reports that in remarks at a Rhode Island law school on Tuesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “said she fears the public will come to view the federal judiciary as ‘just another political branch of government’ where judges will decide cases based on party affiliation.” Additional coverage of Ginsburg’s remarks […]
  • Romain Py, Investment director for transactions, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), talks to The Africa Report magazine. Source:
  • ATL readers are offered 1 free CLE course each month, thanks to Lawline. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Feb 1 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday, clawing back sharp losses from earlier this week, however, rising U.S. bond yields and […]
  • The petition of the day is: Total Gas & Power North America, Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 17-975 Issue: Whether forcing an entity to defend claims for civil liability and penalties in an ultra vires agency proceeding, when “exclusive jurisdiction” of those claims lies in federal district court, presents a ripe case or controversy […]
  • JUDGING BY THE TRAFFIC, YOU APPARENTLY DIDN’T NOTICE THE BEST STORY TODAY: A California appellate court rejected arguments from Tinder and ended their opinion with “Accordingly, we swipe left, and reverse.” If you can’t be bothered to read that I literally do not know why you are here. DECHERT BLAMES THE ROBOTS FOR DISCRIMINATION: Speaking […]
  • Guide to Economic Indicators ———————————————————– This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ———————————————————– THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1 PRAGUE – Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting. Statement and presentation will be published. WARSAW – National Bank of Poland releases the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SANTIAGO – Central Bank of Chile holds monetary […]
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