Canada added 378,000 mostly full-time jobs in September as COVID-19 case spike

Christel Deskins

Canada’s COVID-19 ravaged economy created 378,000 jobs in September, even as COVID-19 cases surged. The bulk of them, 334,000, were full-time positions, according to Statistics Canada. “The surprising advance was also heavily tilted toward the hard-hit services sector (+303K), particularly accommodation and food services, education, and information, culture and recreation, […]

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) Announces Case for Quality Collaborative Community with FDA Participation

Christel Deskins

The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) will participate in its Case for Quality Collaborative Community (CfQcc) initiative. The CDRH identified participation in collaborative communities as a strategic priority for 2018 to 2020. The […]

the case of fire management in a Namibian park

Christel Deskins

Fire and humans have a long history in African savannas. Fire management has played a role in maintaining biodiversity and in the livelihoods of rural communities. One example is when rural people in west African savannas in Mali burn a “seasonal mosaic” in the landscape. A combination of unburned, early […]

FCA insurance test case appeal heads to Supreme Court

Christel Deskins

By Kirstin Ridley, Carolyn Cohn LONDON (Reuters) – A test case brought by Britain’s markets regulator against some of the world’s biggest insurers will jump straight to the Supreme Court after London’s High Court agreed to a fast-track appeal on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Police officers stand on duty outside the […]

Elastic Finance makes its case in the DeFi discussion

Christel Deskins

The DeFi frenzy has been making the headlines in the last few months, as crypto exchanges rush to list popular tokens within the decentralized finance sphere. However, another concept called “Elastic Finance” has emerged, which could be the next generation of financial platforms that can use unique supply elastic assets, […]

More arrests made in R56m police car branding case

Christel Deskins

The latest arrests bring the total number of people arrested in the multimillion-rand vehicle branding and marking case to 41. THREE more people have been arrested and two others have been rearrested for perjury in connection with the R56 million SAPS vehicle branding case, the police said on Sunday. “A […]

AIG Case May Show Pitfalls Of Legal Ops Consulting

Christel Deskins

Law360 (September 21, 2020, 10:50 PM EDT) — When the ex-head of American International Group Inc.’s legal consulting arm filed an employment suit against the company earlier this month, it brought a spotlight to a little-known but growing area of the corporate law department. In his lawsuit, Aaron Katzel claims […]