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Alberta energy war room shielded from Freedom of Information Act, arbiter of rules

An arbitrator’s decision means the public won’t have access to information about what’s going on inside the Alberta government-funded oil and gas war room. In a decision released Monday, arbitrator Catherine Tully said the Canadian Energy Center is not subject to provincial freedom of information legislation. The legislature did not designate the government-created corporation as […]

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The “rules” of the law on political parties criticized

By Gadiosa Lamtey Dar es Salaam. President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s directive to the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Politics, Coordination and Parliament), Pindi Chana, to draft regulations that will govern political gatherings was received yesterday with mixed opinions from stakeholders. Some commentators said the idea was good but it was too early […]

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English Commercial court enforces DIFC court judgment under common law rules | K&L Gates LLP

The Commercial Court in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales (Commercial Court) has granted a motion for summary judgment on a claim for enforcement in England of a judgment DIFC Courts (an English-language common law court in the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), United Arab Emirates (UAE)). […]

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– The division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in the franchise case of State Farm Hurricane Barry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2022 Louisiana’s Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the hurricane. Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease-and-desist order in […]

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Administrative Law Division rules in favor of LDI in Hurricane Barry franchise case at State Farm | News

The Louisiana Administrative Law Division recently ruled that Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon was justified in his decision to prevent the State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (State Farm) from applying a hurricane deductible for certain losses caused by the Hurricane Barry in July 2019. Commissioner Donelon issued the cease and desist order in August 2019 […]

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Division of administrative law rules in favor of LDI in case of franchise

A truck maneuvers around this downed tree after strong gusts of wind dropped it in western Morgan City, La. Saturday morning, July 13, 2019. Most residents stayed off the roads as they were preparing for the rains from Hurricane Barry. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) BATON ROUGE — From the Louisiana Department of Insurance: Louisiana’s Administrative […]

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Punjab Assembly fails to follow law and rules to pass private university bills – Pakistan

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly seems to have made it a regular practice of introducing private bills for the establishment of private universities, bypassing the rules and regulations and procedure of the Department of Higher Education. In March, the House passed private member’s bills and made them law to create three private universities, and in June, […]

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States debate whether new federal stimulus law excludes tax cuts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus bill is pumping a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but a brief section raises questions about whether states are barred from slashing their own taxes if they accept federal assistance. The Senate added language to the COVID-19 relief package prohibiting […]

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States wonder if new federal stimulus law excludes tax cuts

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s massive stimulus bill injects a welcome injection of federal aid into state and local government coffers – but a brief section raises the question of whether states are prohibited from cutting their own taxes they accept federal aid. The Senate added language to the COVID-19 relief plan prohibiting states and […]