Hearing

Highlights - The African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms - Part I - Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms - Part I

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  • The African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms - Part I
    02-12-2022 - 12:51
    The Subcommittee on Human Rights, in association with the Committee on Development and the Delegation for relations with the Pan-African Parliament, will hold a public hearing on the African Union and its human rights and democracy mechanisms.
  • This part (Part I) of the hearing will focus on the views of the civil society organisations.

Consumer Watchdog: Victims of Medical Harm Who Have Been Misled and Silenced Call on CA Medical Board to Endorse Patient Bill of Rights to Overhaul Physician Discipline

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.

Key Points: 
  • Their testimony asks board members to back Patient Bill of Rights legislation, including reforms to give consumers a voice in the enforcement process and make discipline tougher and more transparent.
  • Medical Board public member and whistleblower TJ Watkins released a Board "Accountability Act" in an interview with NBC LA Wednesday.
  • It proposes model legislation to make physician discipline robust, transparent and accountable with consistent disciplinary guidelines that serve as a deterrent to patient harm.
  • The Board has been under withering scrutiny from lawmakers, the news media, and the public for enabling dangerous doctors to continue to practice.

Enforcement Notice - Hearing - 22-0192 - IIROC to Hold Disciplinary Hearing for Dominic Spooner

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Friday, December 2, 2022

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 2, 2022 /CNW/ - A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Dominic Spooner.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 2, 2022 /CNW/ - A hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Dominic Spooner.
  • The decision of the Hearing Panel will be made available at www.iiroc.ca .
  • The Notice of Hearing and Statement of Allegations which sets out the allegations is available at:
    All information about disciplinary proceedings relating to current and former member firms is available in the Enforcement section of the IIROC website.
  • IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while supporting healthy Canadian capital markets.

CIBC comments on ruling in Cerberus matter

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Friday, December 2, 2022

CIBC disputes the liability ruling and intends to appeal.

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  • CIBC disputes the liability ruling and intends to appeal.
  • The lawsuit, filed by Cerberus in November 2015, relates to anOctober 2008transaction in which CIBC issued a limited recourse note to Cerberus specifying certain payment streams, and a subsequent transaction in 2011 in which CIBC sold a residual interest in the specified payment streams to Cerberus.
  • At trial, Cerberus claimed damages of US$1.067 billion (which was inclusive of pre-judgment interest as of March 7, 2022).
  • CIBC will vigorously dispute Cerberus' measure of damages at the hearing on December 19, 2022.

Wemade CEO to host quarterly 'Ask Me Anything' conference for WEMIX community and investors

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Friday, December 2, 2022

We are deeply grateful for the continued support from our community and investors despite the recent incident regarding DAXA's decision to terminate trading support for WEMIX.

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  • We are deeply grateful for the continued support from our community and investors despite the recent incident regarding DAXA's decision to terminate trading support for WEMIX.
  • WEMIX Foundation will strengthen communication with our community and investors in order to eliminate potential misinformation and misunderstanding in relation to the current affairs and future vision of WEMIX.
  • First of all, our CEO Henry Chang who has directly and personally revealed achievements as well as present and future affairs of WEMIX through quarterly reports and media conferences, will host AMA(Ask Me Anything) conference sessions to enhance communication with our community and investors.
  • The conference will be held in part of each quarterly report in the following order; quarterly earning, community/investor AMA, and media conference.

Miller Law LLC and Safirstein Law LLC Announce Proposed Settlements in the Namenda Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Litigation

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The proposed settlement with the Generic Defendants includes both consumers and third-party payors (entities such as employers or insurers with self-funded prescription drug plans).

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  • The proposed settlement with the Generic Defendants includes both consumers and third-party payors (entities such as employers or insurers with self-funded prescription drug plans).
  • The settlement with Teva includes the AB-rated generic versions of Namenda IR 5 or 10 mg tablets.
  • If you are a member of one or both classes, you may comment on or object to the proposed settlements.
  • You must object to the settlements by February 3, 2023, or request to be excluded from the class by February 3, 2023.

MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of Michael Bock

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2022 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (the "MFDA") has commenced disciplinary proceedings in respect of Michael Bock(the "Respondent").

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  • TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2022 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (the "MFDA") has commenced disciplinary proceedings in respect of Michael Bock(the "Respondent").
  • Allegation #2: Between September 8, 2015 and January 2, 2021, the Respondent obtained, possessed, and in some instances used to process transactions, 18 pre-signed account forms in respect of 18 clients, contrary to MFDA Rule 2.1.1.
  • The appearance will be open to the public, except as may be required for the protection of confidential matters.
  • A copy of the Notice of Hearing is available on the MFDA website at www.mfda.ca .

Highlights - PEGA: Country hearing - Spain - Committee of Inquiry to investigate the use of Pegasus and equivalent surveillance spyware

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

PEGA: Country hearing - Spain

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  • PEGA: Country hearing - Spain
    On 29 November PEGA Committee held a hearing on Spain, which was a part of several country-hearings organized by the Committee in line with the Plenary Decision establishing the PEGA Committee.
  • Programme of the hearings
    09.00 Opening remarks by the Chair of the Committee
    09.05 - 09.35 Panel 1: Experts
    Ignacio Cembrero, investigative journalist at El Confidential
    Andreu van den Eynde, Criminal lawyer, victim
    Gregorio Martin, Emeritus Professor of Computer Science, University of Valencia
    09.35 - 10.50 Discussion: Q&A session based on the principles of catch-the-eye and ping-pong
    10.50 - 11.10 Panel 2: Authorities
    Esperanza Casteleiro Llamazares, Director of the Spanish National Intelligence Agency (CNI)
    Juan Jess Torres Carbonell, Secretario General de Administracin Digital
    11.10 - 12.25 Discussion: Q&A session based on the principles of catch-the-eye and ping-pong
    12:25 Closing remarks by the Chair of the Committee

Highlights - Hearing on sanctions against Russia and Belarus - Committee on Legal Affairs

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Hearing on sanctions against Russia and Belarus

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  • Hearing on sanctions against Russia and Belarus
    01-12-2022 - 14:32
    On 5 December 2022, the Committee on Legal Affairs, in association with the Committee on Foreign Affairs, will hold a hearing on "The notion of EU sanctions against third countries a legal perspective: examples of EU sanctions against Russia and Belarus in the context of the aggression against Ukraine".
  • - Which jurisdictions could hear cases of potential breaches of international law like the violation of State assets immunity?
  • - What are the legal and factual obstacles to the imposition and enforcement of sanctions?
  • - Programme (PDF - 371 KB)
    - Evaluating EU sanctions against Russia after the invasion of Ukraine (Clara Portela, Janis Kluge) (PDF - 756 KB)
    - EU horizontal sanctions and the courts: Questions of interface (Clara Portela) (PDF - 755 KB)
    - Implementation and enforcement (Clara Portela) (PDF - 87 KB)
    - Sanctions, conflict and democratic backsliding (Clara Portela) (PDF - 1 MB)