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Australia OKs law on paying for news

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Feb 2021
Instead, in the case of a standoff, an arbitration panel would make a binding decision on a winning offer ... That would give those involved more time to broker agreements before they are forced to enter binding arbitration arrangements. Facebook Vice President of Global Affairs Nick ...
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Australia passes law to make Google, Facebook pay for news

The News International 26 Feb 2021
Instead, in the case of a standoff, an arbitration panel would make a binding decision on a winning offer ... That would give those involved more time to broker agreements before they are forced to enter binding arbitration arrangements. Facebook Vice President of Global Affairs Nick ...
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Facebook signs pay deals with 3 Australian news publishers

The Nashville Ledger 26 Feb 2021
Under the law, if a platform can't reach agreement with a news business, an arbitration panel can be appointed to set a legally binding price for journalism. "Global tech giants are changing the world, but we can't let them run the world," Morrison told reporters.
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After being shot in the face while covering a protest, a freelance journalist and her ...

Business Insider 26 Feb 2021
Police advance on demonstrators who are protesting the killing of George Floyd on May 30, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota ... The incident left her blind in one eye ... "There are important constitutional rights that we believe were violated," Tai-Heng Cheng, global head of international arbitration and trade at Sidley Austin, told Insider ... ....
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Australia, Facebook reach accord on news sharing

The Sharon Herald 25 Feb 2021
Instead, in the case of a standoff, an arbitration panel would make a binding decision on a winning offer ... That would give those involved more time to broker agreements before they are forced to enter binding arbitration arrangements. Facebook Vice President of Global Affairs Nick ...
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Daily Mail owner accuses Facebook of ‘blackmail’ over Australia news ban

AOL 25 Feb 2021
“As long as the platforms persuade enough desperate news publishers to sign take-it-or-leave-it deals, there will now be no fair, independent arbitration.”. On Wednesday, Facebook’s head of global affairs, Sir Nick Clegg, said the stand-off had been the result of a “fundamental misunderstanding” of the relationship the firm had with news publishers.
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Australia passes news content law after battles with Facebook, Google

New York Post 25 Feb 2021
The Australian government has agreed to changes that mean fair negotiations are encouraged without the looming threat of heavy-handed and unpredictable arbitration,” Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, said in a blog post this week.
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A critical review of arbitration agreements in light of global trends in international arbitration practice: ...

Business Day Online 24 Feb 2021
Given the utility of arbitration agreements within the present-day global economy, where commercial organisations are litigation opposed, pursuant to the notion that arbitration is a dispute resolution mechanism that is somewhat more economically tenable, over litigation in Court that may persist for a ten-year period or more.
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Former Facebook Australia boss explains the tech company's concerns over proposed media law

CNBC 23 Feb 2021
One of Facebook's chief concerns is that an arbitration clause included in Australia's proposed media bargaining code could set global precedence, says Stephen Scheeler, former Australia and New Zealand head at Facebook ... .
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WTO to rule on US ban on 'Made in Hong Kong' label

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
GENEVA (AFP, BLOOMBERG) - The World Trade Organisation has agreed to establish a dispute resolution panel on the new US rule that all goods imported from Hong Kong must be stamped "Made in China" ... Hong Kong made a first request for arbitration at the Geneva-based global trade body on Jan 25, but the move was blocked by the United States ... � ....
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WTO to rule on US ban on "Made in Hong Kong” label

Hong Kong Standard 23 Feb 2021
The World Trade Organization agreed Monday to establish a dispute resolution panel on the new US rule that all goods imported from Hong Kong must be stamped "Made in China" ... Hong Kong made a first request for arbitration at the Geneva-based global trade body on January 25, but the move was blocked by the United States ... The Standard Channel.
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'Made in China' label for HK goods: WTO to arbitrate on new US rule

Straits Times 23 Feb 2021
GENEVA • The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has agreed to establish a dispute resolution panel on the new US rule that all goods imported from Hong Kong must be stamped "Made in China" ... Hong Kong made a first request for arbitration at the Geneva-based global trade body on Jan 25, but the move was blocked by the United States ... She said ... ....
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