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Legislature expands mental health services | Boston

BOSTON – Health insurers will be required to cover same-day psychiatric services under a pending action proposal from Gov. Charlie Baker aimed at easing barriers to care and improving behavioral health services. The bill sent to Baker’s desk by the state Legislature on Monday would mandate insurers cover annual mental health exams, similar to wellness …

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BEIS blocks the first transaction under the UK National Security and Investments Act

On 20 July 2022, the Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) within the UK government published a final order blocking a proposed licensing agreement between the University of Manchester and Beijing Infinite Vision Technology Company Ltd. (Beijing Infinite). This final order is the first time the Secretary of …

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Questions and answers: foreign investment issues for project companies in Vietnam

Foreign investment issues Investment restrictions What restrictions, fees and taxes are there on foreign investment in or ownership of a project and related companies? Do the restrictions also apply to foreign investors or creditors in case of closure of the project and related companies? Are there any bilateral investment treaties with key nation states or …

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Questions and answers: foreign investment issues for US project companies

Foreign investment issues Investment restrictions What restrictions, fees and taxes are there on foreign investment in or ownership of a project and related companies? Do the restrictions also apply to foreign investors or creditors in case of closure of the project and related companies? Are there any bilateral investment treaties with key nation states or …

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Open science and intellectual property rights: meeting point or breaking point?

Technological progress leads to the development of the so-called “knowledge economy”, based on the use of information to generate value. In recent years, in fact, we are witnessing an increase in cultural and scientific products circulating in the national and EU markets. In this context, the relationship between the world of Open Science and the …

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Louisiana property owners may not be able to afford federal flood insurance under new system | Louisiana

(Center Square) – Owners of the 500,000 Louisiana properties covered by flood insurance may not be able to afford coverage under a new approach to the federal government’s statewide flood insurance program. The Federal Emergency Management Agency found that about 1 million Americans will not be able to afford flood insurance by the end of …

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Why do periodic reports on investment activities in Vietnam play an important role?

During the implementation of an investment project under an Investment Registration Certificate (“IRC”), one of the obligations that investors/organizations implementing the project (hereinafter “Investors”) must be respected is the reporting of investment activities to the competent authorities by law. However, not all investors are aware of this reporting issue. Although some investors have carried out …

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Trump election fundraiser, photo used by investment fraud scheme

Two New Yorkers were arrested Monday following a federal criminal complaint charging them with a nearly $10 million investment fraud scheme that prompted their participation in a 2017 fundraiser with then-President Donald Trump to defraud their victims. Prosecutors said Sherry Xue Li and Lianbo Wang lured more than 150 victims, many of whom were foreign …

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