CAA adds relief for flexible employee accounts

Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (HR 133) (the “Act”) (here), which was enacted on December 27, 2020, new relief is available for employees who participate in Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts (“FSAs”). While the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has provided limited relief to …

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What happens to your mortgage debt when you die?

youUnderstanding what happens to your debt when you die is an important part of estate planning, and you don’t have to be rich to have an estate. Everything you own and owe is your estate. For many people, this includes a house with a mortgage. The median home-related debt of …

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Card redemption tips for crowdfunding sites, scams

A rancher in Kansas needs $50,000 to rebuild after a devastating fire. A concerned citizen asks for $5,000 to house a homeless veteran and his dogs. It can be hard to overlook the campaigns listed on GoFundMe and other personal crowdfunding sites aimed at helping deserving people in financial trouble. …

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Feds send refunds totaling nearly $50 million to 147,000 University of Phoenix students – WFTV

The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday it was sending refunds totaling nearly $50 million to more than 147,000 University of Phoenix students who “may have been lured by allegedly misleading advertisements.” According to a Press release, the payments stem from a lawsuit filed by the FTC against the for-profit online …

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Google’s $5.5 million cookie breach settlement

In a case strikingly similar to a case that had come before the Supreme Court last quarter involving the same well-traveled defendant and objector, a unanimous Third Circuit panel overruled and returned the approval of a rule 23 by a district court (b)(2) class action settlement which included cy meadows …

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Second Circuit Tribune Decision Upholds – Providing Bankruptcy Code “Safe Harbor” Protection to LBOs

In a case with broad implications for the private equity industry, the U.S. Supreme Court has ended a decade of efforts by distressed debt investors to undermine the safe harbor against equity. avoidance set out in Section 546(e) of the Bankruptcy Code. On April 19, 2021, the Supreme Court denied …

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JG Wentworth receives 1,000 reviews and a trust score of 4.8/5

“Consumers today have more choices and many more channels to pursue them. At JG Wentworth we recognize that when a customer chooses us it is our privilege to have won their business and it is now our responsibility to provide them with the best possible service experience. Collecting customer feedback …

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Miami-Dade agrees to $5 million deal with Loria over Marlins sale

Jose “Pepe” Diaz addresses attendees in Miami Gardens on Jan. 6, 2021, after being sworn in as Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman. Jose A Iglesias [email protected] Miami-Dade commissioners on Wednesday agreed to a $5.5 million profit-sharing settlement in a lawsuit filed by the county Miami Marlins sold for $1.2 billion by …

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New Insolvency and Restructuring Measures Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic – Commentary

Suspended obligation to file for insolvency proceedingsMeasures concerning refinancing agreementsModification of out-of-court payment agreementsMeasures in the agreement phase Due to the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has approved a new law: Royal Decree-Law 34/2020 of November 17, 2020 on urgent measures to support the solvency of companies and …

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Iraq pledges to repay Iran’s debts

(MENAFN– Trend News Agency) TEHRAN, Iran, May. 5 Tendency: An adviser to the Iraqi Prime Minister has reaffirmed that Iraq is fully committed to settling its debts to Iran. The Iraqi prime minister’s adviser for construction and services, Sabah Abdul-Latif, announced that an Iraqi delegation recently visited Washington to discuss …

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Brazilian mining giant Vale to pay nearly $7 billion in settlement over Brumadinho dam breach

The settlement with the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, which was announced on Thursday, is the largest in the country’s history, according to local media. The Minas Gerais Court of Justice negotiated the agreement, which will provide funds to affected communities, emergency aid and resources for urban mobility. In January …

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Atlantic Coast pipeline cancellation surprises West Virginia officials | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON — The companies behind the $8 billion Atlantic Coast pipeline project announced the project’s cancellation on Sunday, taking state leaders by surprise. According to a statement from Dominion Energy and Duke Energy on Sunday afternoon, the proposed pipeline to move natural gas from West Virginia through Virginia to North …

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OVERVIEW: Simplified Accounting for Convertible Instruments and Increased Equity Classification for Entity Equity Contracts

In a press release dated August 5, 2020, FASB Vice President James L. Kroeker said that “ASU [2020-06] is an important step in the simplification of a complex area of ​​accounting guidance which has been a frequent source of financial restatements. We expect it to improve the comparability of information …

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how foreign investors could make billions from crisis measures

ISDS claims are made possible by a complex web of international trade and investment agreements that contain investment protection clauses. ISDS claims have been successfully brought against states for measures to protect the environment and public health, and to expand affordable access to energy, clean water or better working conditions. …

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Seven Steps to Successful Early Soy Planting

2. CONSIDER SEED PROTECTION Growing research has given soybean growers many reasons to reconsider the economic returns of seed treatments. (See more here: https://www.dtnpf.com/…But fields planted early are probably not the place to start experimenting with removing fungicide and insecticide treated seeds, Woodyard and Ehler said. Seeds that sit for …

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Comvest Credit Partners announces the recapitalization of

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., October 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Comvest Credit Partners (“Comvest”) acted as administrative agent and joint principal arranger under a senior credit facility ( the “Funding”) to support New State Capital Recapitalization by Partners (“New State”) of Global Holdings Acquisition, LLC. (“Global Holdings” or the “Company”). …

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Japan calls for strictest measures yet for restaurants in third state of emergency

~~ Japan’s latest state of emergency was announced by Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on the evening of April 23. This comes about a year after the first state of emergency was called in March 2020 to respond to the spread of COVID-19. In a statement on April 23, the Prime …

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Boutique design hotels for the discerning staycationer

Despite the current shortage of international tourists to Tokyo, many new hotels, originally hoping to host an Olympic rush, have had no choice but to open. With so many beautifully designed and reasonably priced, perhaps now is the time for Japanese residents to enjoy a stay. “On: Design” discovers four …

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President Bio accused of misogyny and lies over denial of entry to hotels in Japan – Sierra Leone Telegraph

Sierra Leone Telegraph: April 11, 2021: Serious doubts are again expressed about the integrity and credibility of the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, who is now accused of misogyny, as well as of lying about the denial of entry into hotels in Japan in as president because of …

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Loan vehicles: generate income, customer satisfaction

While some stores may be reluctant to use loaner vehicles, if managed effectively, they can positively impact your business in many ways, resulting in higher sustained income. Here are a few ideas that I am pushing for stores evaluating a new loan program or looking to maximize the value of …

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Afternoon tea at the Tokyo edition, Toranomon

The Tokyo edition, Toranomon offers one of the best views of the city skyline with the Tokyo Tower looming out front. The chic hotel lobby bar is the hottest place in town to hang out over a cocktail, but the upscale venue also offers afternoon tea service when you’re feeling …

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Fearing Osaka-like outbreak, Kyoto asks restaurants to close earlier

Kyoto / Sendai – The Kyoto prefectural government decided on Friday to ask restaurants and bars in 16 prefecture towns to postpone their closing hours to 9 p.m. or earlier to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The request, decided at the day’s meeting of the prefectural government’s coronavirus working …

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The government is reviewing its policy of helping guest restaurants to reduce their hours

The government on Thursday decided on a new policy of providing different amounts of aid to catering establishments that accept requests for reduced opening hours in areas under a state of emergency related to COVID-19, or new disease countermeasures, depending on the size of their operations. This decision is designed …

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Tokyo seeks virus-related fine for restaurants as Osaka considers tougher measures

As the country prepares for a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, Osaka Prefecture plans to ask the central government to designate the prefecture as an area requiring stricter anti-virus measures, while the Tokyo Metropolitan Government initiated legal proceedings to impose fines. restaurants that failed to comply with an early closing …

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Tokyo lands seven places in Asia’s 50 best restaurants 2021

With social distancing rules, restaurant closings, and reduced opening hours, this hasn’t been a good year for dining out. That said, the world’s best restaurants have worked tirelessly to stay one step ahead until the food scene can fully reopen once again. Menus have been reinvented and cooking techniques refined …

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Japanese competitive eater Max Suzuki oversees new delivery restaurant chain with mega portions

Our very own Mr. Sato was thrilled to get his hands on their 1.8 kilogram (3.97 lb) yakisoba dish. Never one to shy away from a gigantic food challenge, our Japanese correspondent Mr Sato has seen its fair share of absolutely ridiculous portions in its time. That’s why he immediately …

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Delivery on last mile vehicles | Fleet owner

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an upsurge in online sales and, consequently, parcel deliveries. While e-commerce consumption has steadily increased over the years, the pandemic has accelerated this growth. According to Chris Reamsnyder, vice president of sales, commercial vehicles for Raybestos, an automotive brake brand, projections suggest this level …

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Visit the shops and restaurants inside the JR East station gates with your IC card

Major city transit hubs like Ueno, Shinagawa, and Tokyo Stations have more than just train platforms. These bustling one-stop shops, called ekinaka to locals, offers restaurants, shops, and sometimes even an entire department store inside its front doors. Ekinaka like Tokyo Gransta, Execute Shinagawa and Ecute Ueno have become popular …

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Wide range of Bosch cabin filters for electric vehicles

Over the past year, the number of newly registered electric vehicles has increased dynamically due to government incentives, expanding charging infrastructure and growing environmental awareness. As a result, electric cars and plug-in hybrids are also of increasing importance for workshops. With market coverage exceeding 90%, the Bosch range includes cabin …

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Toyota corrects course on electric vehicles with new models for the United States

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to launch two new battery-powered vehicles in the United States this year, revising its earlier tentative stance on electric vehicles and trucks. The automaker said on Wednesday it would begin selling the unnamed electric vehicles and an unspecified plug-in hybrid model, adding to a lineup of …

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Tokyo hotels offer rooms for remote working at just 500 per day

A year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are still adapting to the concept of remote working. It was previously rare in Japan but, as the second state of emergency is prolonged, telecommuting is strongly encouraged by the Tokyo government, which declared February as an Emergency Telework …

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Top 5: Tokyo’s Best Teishoku Restaurants

The proverbial bread and butter on restaurant menus across Japan is teishoku (written in the menus). Translated as “fixed meal”, it’s a far cry from “do you want fries with that?” »Sets found in fast food outlets. The teishoku business card is a well-rounded variety, and you can expect your …

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San Diego restaurants to get city push to fix unsafe outdoor dining spaces

While restaurants are still not allowed to serve customers outside, the City of San Diego wants to ensure that once the current pandemic restrictions are relaxed, temporary outdoor decks, tents and canopies are safe and secure. code compliant. Beginning February 1, San Diego Fire Department personnel will contact local business …

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Desperate restaurants challenge Japan’s virus brakes to stay open late

A sprawling restaurant in Tokyo’s upscale Nishi-Azabu district, Gonpachi is perhaps best known for inspiring the location of Quentin Tarantino’s most daring fight scene in “Kill Bill”. Now he’s at the center of a different kind of battle: one between authorities calling on restaurants to close early to stem the …

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Los Gatos restaurants invest thousands in outdoor dining

After making massive investments in outdoor dining when shelter-in-place restrictions were eased for a time last year, restaurant owners in Los Gatos weren’t too happy to return to business models. take-out and curbside when Santa Clara County locked down on the holiday again. But they hope those investments will pay …

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These Tokyo stores and restaurants have closed for good this year

Tokyo is an ever-changing city with restaurants and shops opening and closing regularly – but more so in this year of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the one hand, we have seen some exciting new additions in anticipation of the Tokyo Olympics, like that of Shibuya Miyashita Park, the metropolis also …

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Update: 19 restaurants offering take-out Christmas dinners

Since our Thanksgiving takeout list was such a hit, we’re listing restaurants in Snohomish County offering takeout Christmas dinner. If you’re not celebrating Christmas, show your support by ordering from a local Chinese restaurant. Here we list 19 local restaurants. Did we miss yours? Email [email protected] and let us know. …

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Thousand vehicles stranded, 10,000 without electricity after heavy snowfall

NIIGATA – About 1,100 vehicles were stranded on a highway and more than 10,000 households suffered power outages on Thursday as heavy snow fell over a large area along the Sea of ​​Japan coast, the government said. and the police. Snow has disrupted several road and rail services since Wednesday …

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Gaussin tests the first locally manufactured electric vehicles in Qatar’s free zones

APM 75T units Gaussin announced the testing of the first electric vehicles in Qatar in the Ras Bufontas free zone, which will help reduce carbon emissions at the port of Hamad. The manufacturer is deploying the first batch of electric terminal tractors – the APM 75T – for QTerminals, which …

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Tokyo still has more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city in the world

For restaurants in Tokyo and around the world, 2020 will be one of the industry’s toughest years. But, despite the difficulties, December 7 was an opportunity to celebrate the resilience, excellence and future of restaurants, with the release of the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2021. Announced via the live-stream below, a …

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Teacher creates bingo game to help Wichita restaurants

A college teacher and Wichita food enthusiast has come up with a new game that he hopes will help lesser-known Wichita restaurants survive the pandemic. Tyler Morgan, a seventh-grade geography teacher at Mayberry Middle School, said he loves eating out, especially at places like Rene’s Restaurant and Yokohama Ramen Joint. …

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Hilton to open three new hotels in Portugal

Hilton today announced plans to double its portfolio in Portugal with agreements to open three new hotels, representing a combined investment of around € 60 million. The additions of Hilton Porto Gaia, Legacy Hotel Cascais, Curio Collection by Hilton and DoubleTree by Hilton Lagoa Azores mark an important milestone for …

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New hotels: W Chengdu, Quest Preston, etc.

TTG Asia weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements. W Chengdu, ChinaOwned by KWG Group Holdings, W Chengdu is located in the Chengdu High-Tech Industrial Development Zone and marks the debut of W Hotels in southwest China. The hotel offers 297 rooms and suites, including the Extreme Wow Suite …

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Tokyo urges restaurants and bars to close early, people to stay home amid Covid-19 wave

According to The Mainichi Shimbun, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has called for sites to shorten their opening hours to a three-week period as the metropolis continues to register a high number of new Covid-19 case. This applies to restaurants that serve alcohol, bars, and nightlife businesses such as karaoke lounges. …

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SiteMinder, AsiaPay partner to boost digital payments in Asian hotels

Hotel customer acquisition platform SiteMinder has partnered with AsiaPay, a digital payment service provider, to simplify the online payment process for consumers booking hotel rooms in Asia. Thanks to this partnership, which comes amid growing consumer demand for choice and contactless experiences, AsiaPay’s payment gateways – PayDollar, PesoPay and SiamPay …

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Toyota acquires license to assemble vehicles in Ghana

Economic news for Monday, November 2, 2020 Source: dailymailgh.com 2020-11-02 Toyota Tsusho Corporation Toyota Tsusho Corporation has announced that it has acquired a license for a vehicle assembly company, a first for a Japanese company in Ghana. The planned production capacity of the new plant is 1,300 units per year, …

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The three new restaurants you should try at Gems Aoyama Cross in Shibuya

Characterized by its seashell white spiral staircase, Gems Aoyama Cross is Aoyama’s hottest new venue that opened last month. Despite its grandiose exterior, the building houses only seven businesses which consist of a few boutiques, restaurants and beauty salons. Photo: Yuki Nakamura Some of the stores cater for oddly specific …

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