A Glimpse Inside The Legal Metaverse

The term Metaverse is used to describe the concept of a future version of  the internet where physical environments are shared and fused into 3D virtual spaces into a perceived physical-digital universe.  While it might sound like science fiction, our existence has arrived in the Metaverse, and tech giants are already heavily involved in building… Continue reading A Glimpse Inside The Legal Metaverse

Bitcoin Set To Become Legal Tender In Ukraine — Crypto At The Top Of Its Financial Agenda

Key takeaways Ukraine is likely to become the next country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Number of countries giving cryptocurrencies legal status is growing after El Salvador adopts Bitcoin. Bitcoin is becoming more of a global phenomenon as more countries are paying attention to adopting it as a currency standard. According to experts, Ukraine… Continue reading Bitcoin Set To Become Legal Tender In Ukraine — Crypto At The Top Of Its Financial Agenda

Bitcoin As Legal Tender, Market Crashes! El-Salvador Overcomes Odds

Bitcoin is now a legal tender in El-Salvador starting from yesterday the 7th of September 2021. Unfortunately, the BTC price crashed the market on first day. Consequently, a lot of speculations regarding the adoption of BTC have been doing rounds. However, El-Salvador is gliding through the odds, by buying the dip. The Central American country… Continue reading Bitcoin As Legal Tender, Market Crashes! El-Salvador Overcomes Odds

Bitcoin As Legal Tender, Market Crashes! El-Salvador Overcomes Odds

Bitcoin is now a legal tender in El-Salvador starting from yesterday the 7th of September 2021. Unfortunately, the BTC price crashed the market on first day. Consequently, a lot of speculations regarding the adoption of BTC have been doing rounds. However, El-Salvador is gliding through the odds, by buying the dip. The Central American country… Continue reading Bitcoin As Legal Tender, Market Crashes! El-Salvador Overcomes Odds

Evacuated Afghans, hoping to resettle in U.S., face extended limbo in third countries

(Reuters) – In mid-August, Ahmad got an urgent call from his nephew, Zia, telling him to come immediately to Kabul airport to try to get on an evacuation flight.Evacuees from Afghanistan arrive at Al-Udeid airbase in Doha, Qatar in this recent undated handout. Government Communications Office of the State of Qatar/Handout via REUTERS Members of… Continue reading Evacuated Afghans, hoping to resettle in U.S., face extended limbo in third countries

UK-based independent legal team to tackle international crypto disputes

Crypto experts across the United Kingdom’s legal industry have announced the launch of the Crypto Fraud and Asset Recovery (CFAAR), a network aimed at providing redressal against crypto-related fraudulent activities. The group includes a diverse range of professionals, such as “lawyers, barristers, forensic accountants, corporate intelligence and asset recovery experts.” The launch of the CFAAR… Continue reading UK-based independent legal team to tackle international crypto disputes

Trump to object to release of tax returns – lawyer

(Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump will challenge a recent U.S. Justice Department order that his tax returns should be turned over to a House of Representatives committee, one of his personal lawyers signaled on Monday.FILE PHOTO: Former President Donald Trump speaks to his supporters during the Save America Rally at the Sarasota Fairgrounds… Continue reading Trump to object to release of tax returns – lawyer

U.S. Justice Dept. warns states to tread carefully in auditing elections

The crest of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) at their headquarters in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Andrew KellyWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday issued legal guidance aimed at curbing voting rights abuses in U.S. states such as Arizona, where Republican officials launched a contentious audit in a failed bid to reverse former… Continue reading U.S. Justice Dept. warns states to tread carefully in auditing elections

Abortion rights advocates sue Texas over 6-week abortion ban

(Adds dropped word in paragraph 11)FILE PHOTO: An exam room at the Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center is shown in Austin, Texas, U.S. June 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman (Reuters) – Several abortion rights groups filed a federal lawsuit in Texas on Tuesday seeking to block a new state law banning abortion after six weeks… Continue reading Abortion rights advocates sue Texas over 6-week abortion ban

Google in EU crosshairs again with advertising antitrust inquiry

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google was in the EU antitrust spotlight again on Tuesday as regulators opened an investigation into whether its digital advertising business gives the Alphabet unit an unfair advantage over rivals and advertisers.A sign is seen at the entrance to the Google retail store in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, U.S.,… Continue reading Google in EU crosshairs again with advertising antitrust inquiry

GFG Alliance launches legal action to stop creditors taking over subsidiary

Creditors started proceedings to put Simec into receivership in fresh blow to embattled CEO Sanjeev Gupta Last modified on Wed 9 Jun 2021 12.52 EDT Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance has started legal action in the British Virgin Islands to prevent creditors taking over a subsidiary, in the latest sign of the metals tycoon’s mounting difficulties.… Continue reading GFG Alliance launches legal action to stop creditors taking over subsidiary

El Salvador Bitcoin Legal Tender, Game Changing or Nothingburger?

The crowd of 12,000 bitcoiners erupted in wild cheers as the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced he will send a bill to Congress next week to declare bitcoin as legal tender. Ones image of Steve Jobs smiling to a cheering crowd after the 1984 ad could easily come to mind as it felt… Continue reading El Salvador Bitcoin Legal Tender, Game Changing or Nothingburger?

Is it legal to drive barefoot and can you be fined for doing so?

MANY people are not sure if they're legally allowed to drive barefoot and if they could be fined for kicking off your shoes at the wheel. Auto-insurance experts revealed that it's not actually illegal to drive without shoes on, "contrary to popular belief." "No! It is not illegal to drive barefoot," Direct Auto Insurance said,… Continue reading Is it legal to drive barefoot and can you be fined for doing so?

Is it legal to drive barefoot and can you be fined for doing so?

MANY people are not sure if they're legally allowed to drive barefoot and if they could be fined for kicking off your shoes at the wheel. Auto-insurance experts revealed that it's not actually illegal to drive without shoes on, "contrary to popular belief." "No! It is not illegal to drive barefoot," Direct Auto Insurance said,… Continue reading Is it legal to drive barefoot and can you be fined for doing so?

Michigan woman sues official who showed rifle during meeting

A 74-year-old woman filed a federal lawsuit Monday against her Michigan county and a county commissioner who displayed a rifle during a live-streamed public meeting after she asked the elected board to reject groups such as the Proud Boys. Patricia MacIntosh’s lawsuit names Grand Traverse County and Ron Clous as defendants. Clous and other county… Continue reading Michigan woman sues official who showed rifle during meeting

Sasha Borissenko: Legal loophole leaving contractors and shift workers out in the cold

OPINION: Daylight savings and Easter meant chocolate and a sleep-in for some, while for contractors it meant spending the weekend crying over not properly recording the last year’s business expenses. While I kicked myself repeatedly over failing to account for my student loan and ACC levies this past financial year, National MP Erica Stanford was… Continue reading Sasha Borissenko: Legal loophole leaving contractors and shift workers out in the cold

Sasha Borissenko: Legal loophole leaving contractors and shift workers out in the cold

OPINION: Daylight savings and Easter meant chocolate and a sleep-in for some, while for contractors it meant spending the weekend crying over not properly recording the last year’s business expenses. While I kicked myself repeatedly over failing to account for my student loan and ACC levies this past financial year, National MP Erica Stanford was… Continue reading Sasha Borissenko: Legal loophole leaving contractors and shift workers out in the cold

Single mother loses legal bid to keep her brain-damaged daughter alive

Single mother loses legal bid to keep her brain-damaged five-year-old daughter Pippa Knight alive as Court of Appeal judges rule life support can be switched off Paula Parfitt wants doctors to stage a home-care trial for her daughter Pippa  Five-year-old is in a vegetative state at Evelina Children’s Hospital in London Ms Parfitt lost Court of… Continue reading Single mother loses legal bid to keep her brain-damaged daughter alive

EU vs Merkel: Bloc launches legal action against Germany over money-laundering claims

Angela Merkel forgets her face mask in German Parliament When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. And the… Continue reading EU vs Merkel: Bloc launches legal action against Germany over money-laundering claims

Explainer: With no self-pardon in hand, private citizen Trump faces uncertain legal future

(Reuters) – Donald Trump issued a list of pardons during his final hours as U.S. president but did not include himself, his children, or personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, even though advisers said he had privately debated the extraordinary step of a self-pardon.FILE PHOTO: Outgoing first lady Melania Trump smiles as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers… Continue reading Explainer: With no self-pardon in hand, private citizen Trump faces uncertain legal future

Ledger users threaten legal action after hacker dumps personal data

The hacker that breached hardware wallet provider Ledger’s marketing database earlier this year has released personal data for thousands of users, prompting many to threaten the firm with a class-action lawsuit. According to a tweet from network security firm Hudson Rock’s Alon Gal, a hacker allegedly behind the breach of personal data from hardware wallet… Continue reading Ledger users threaten legal action after hacker dumps personal data

Car salesman launches legal battle against Google

Car salesman launches legal battle against Google over series of damaging ‘fake’ reviews about his Essex business posted by ‘an invisible aggressor’ Richard Boatwright, from Braintree, Essex, is taking legal action against Google Mr Boatwright described how he felt ‘hopeless’ as a result of the ‘fake’ reviews  David Boatwright supplies new and used American vehicles… Continue reading Car salesman launches legal battle against Google

Car salesman launches legal battle against Google

Car salesman launches legal battle against Google over series of damaging ‘fake’ reviews about his Essex business posted by ‘an invisible aggressor’ Richard Boatwright, from Braintree, Essex, is taking legal action against Google Mr Boatwright described how he felt ‘hopeless’ as a result of the ‘fake’ reviews  David Boatwright supplies new and used American vehicles… Continue reading Car salesman launches legal battle against Google