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Merck (MSD) place second on Furtune’s “Change the World” List

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Category: Health

The timing was tragic. Merck embraced a vital mission in 2014 when it began developing an Ebola vaccine in collaboration with Canada’s public health agency and NewLink Genetics, not long after the deadly virus broke out in West Africa. Effective vaccines take months to create, and by the time V920 could be deployed, the disease had claimed […]

Source: Fortune


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Keep Government Out of Google Searches

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Category: Government

Floyd Abrams is the author of “The Soul of the First Amendment.” President Trump’s chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, announced Tuesday that the administration is “taking a look” at regulating Google’s conduct, given Trump’s complaints earlier in the day that the company’s search results suppress conservative views. Kudlow’s statement raises First Amendment concerns of the […]

Source: Washington Post

Published: December 13, 2018


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ONS: Cybersecurity Experts Say O&G Industry Not Doing Enough

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Category: Energy

STAVANGER — While the global oil and gas industry seems to have plenty of innovation and new thinking to show off at ONS this year, there is a group of folks that thinks it is coming up short in one specific area and that would be fighting cybersecurity threats adequately. In a morning conference session […]

Source: World Oil

Published: December 13, 2018


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Ræder: Amerikansk praksis setter standarden i Norge

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Category: Legal

Internasjonale avtaler er ikke noe nytt for norske virksomheter, men den økte bruken av avtaler basert på angloamerikanske kontraktsmaler gir nye utfordringer når kontrakter skal inngås over landegrensene. I Ræder arbeider en større gruppe advokater med internasjonale avtaler. Tre av dem har advokatbevilling i USA, og dermed ekstra gode forutsetninger for å bistå nordmenn i […]

Source: Ræder


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Norway’s $1 Trillion Wealth Fund Wants More Time to Shift Stocks

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Category: Financial / Investment

Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund recommended it be given more time to adjust its stock portfolio should it stray away from its 70% target. The recommendation is part of a review of the rebalancing rules after the government boosted the amount of shares it can hold from just above 60 percent. The fund also recommended […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: December 13, 2018


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