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USTR | Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Remarks As Prepared for Delivery on the World Trade Organization

October 14, 2021 | GENEVA | United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today delivered a speech an event hosted by the Graduate Institute's Geneva Trade Platform about the World Trade Organization’s important role in the global economy, why it must adapt to the rapidly changing global economy, and how it can help unlock broad-based economic prosperity. You can watch Ambassador Tai's speech at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaKSYxJEGNk. Ambassador Tai's remarks as prepared for delivery are below: Good afternoon.  Thank you to Dmitry and Richard, the Geneva...
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ECB | IMFC Statement by Christine Lagarde

Statement by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the forty-fourth meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee | IMF Annual Meetings, 14 October 2021 | Global economic activity has continued to recover since our previous meeting in April this year, thanks to further progress in vaccination campaigns and supportive economic policies. However, the pace of the recovery remains uneven across sectors and countries, and the spread of the more contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus (COVID-19), coupled with...
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Energy prices: EU Commission presents a toolbox of measures to tackle exceptional situation and its impacts

The Commission adopted today a Communication on Energy Prices, to tackle the exceptional rise in global energy prices, which is projected to last through the winter, and help Europe's people and businesses. The Communication includes a “toolbox” that the EU and its Member States can use to address the immediate impact of current prices increases, and further strengthen resilience against future shocks. Short-term national measures include emergency income support to households, state aid for companies, and targeted tax reductions. The Commission will...
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Questions and Answers: EU Commission Communication on Energy Prices

1. Why has the Commission adopted a Communication on Energy Prices? The European Union, like many other regions in the world, is currently facing a sharp spike in energy prices. This is a serious concern for citizens, businesses, the European Commission and governments all over the EU. Today's spike is principally driven by increased global demand for energy, in particular gas, linked to the global economic recovery. While energy price fluctuations have occurred in the past, the current situation is exceptional...
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ECB | The contribution of finance to combating climate change

Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Finance at Countdown event | The urgent need to transition to carbon neutral We have seen this summer what climate change can do in terms of disasters. We had floods in Europe, heatwaves in North America and elsewhere; there have been ample examples this year of what the world may look like in the future. And it might be worse. The prominence of climate change in the public debate shows that...
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IMF | Sharing the Recovery: SDR Channeling and a New Trust

Options to magnify the impact of the Special Drawing Rights Allocation through voluntary channeling. One of the most significant measures introduced by the International Monetary Fund in response to the global pandemic was the recent historic allocation of Special Drawing Rights, or SDRs. The challenge now is to ensure this distribution is redirected—or channeled—to where the need is greatest. To that end, we are exploring three options to enable more resilient and sustainable economic futures for the poorest and most...

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    Webinar | FATCA and CRS: Are you ready for a regulatory audit?

    Hosted by Vistra | Whilst FATCA and CRS legislation has been in existence in most jurisdictions for the past four years or more, it remains as important now as it did when it was first introduced. Entities need to ensure they have remained compliant with the legislation, kept up to date with any local legislation changes and can demonstrate that they have the necessary processes and controls in place to ensure their ongoing compliance.

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      EXEO Attorneys | Immigration U.S. & Canada, October 2021

      This week's special newsletter provides an overview of notable changes in Canadian immigration including all measures directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the most important news since the beginning of the pandemic and travel restrictions as of October 14, 2021 The U.S. land border will be open to fully vaccinated Canadian travellers starting in November Vaccinated Canadians will be able to travel to the U.S. by land or ferry starting in November for non-essential purposes (tourism, family travel, etc.)....
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      Vulcan Insight | EU offers ‘bespoke arrangements’ on Northern Ireland Protocol

      After another tense week for the British Government and European Commission, Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič presented a new package of measures on the Northern Ireland Protocol on Wednesday. The “bespoke arrangements” come in response to “the difficulties that people in Northern Ireland have been experiencing because of Brexit” and seek to further facilitate the movement of goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. Speaking at the British Embassy in Lisbon earlier this week, Britain’s Brexit Minister, David Frost had said...
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      Orrick | Treasury Actions to Counter Ransomware

      On September 21, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced several actions focused on disrupting criminal digital finance infrastructure, including virtual currency exchanges, responsible for laundering cyberattack ransoms, and encouraging incident and ransomware payment reporting to U.S. authorities.  OFAC issued an updated advisory on potential sanctions risks associated with facilitating ransomware payments (the “Advisory”).  OFAC also added Russia-based cryptocurrency exchange Suex.io to its Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (the “SDN List”).  This is the first cryptocurrency...
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      Aurore Marie Nominated as Global Head, R&D Operations Management, and CILcare’s Board Member

      Montpellier, October 13th, 2021: CILcare, the world leading CRO specialized in ear disorders, is pleased of nominating Aurore Marie at the position of Global Head, R&D Operations Management. In her new role, Aurore Marie will drive the support to production activities at global level and will serve as a new member of CILcare’s Board. For the past six years, Aurore Marie has served as R&D Project Manager and Senior Operations Manager at CILcare, responsible for directing and executing Sponsor’s studies...
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      Vistra | Hiring and paying remote workers abroad: Understanding your risks and options

      Companies have always employed a contingent of remote workers abroad, including expatriates on long-term assignments, home office workers sent for temporary duties or local nationals with on-the-ground expertise. But during the pandemic, remote work exploded — and there may be no going back to business as usual. For example, a recent Upwork study found that by 2025, over 36 million US citizens will be working remotely, an 87 percent increase from pre-pandemic times. Of course, most remote workers are likely to remain in...
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      Faegre Drinker | COVID-19 Travel to the United States: International Travel Restrictions May Be Eased From November 2021

      Note: This alert was updated on October 12, 2021, to reflect new guidance on which vaccines the U.S. government will recognize.   On September 20, 2021 the international press began to report that the U.S. government plans to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated visitors flying internationally into the United States beginning in November 2021. However, to date, the official U.S. government policy has not been released. What were the previous entry restrictions? Since March 2020, travellers who have been in the European...

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