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Ontario regulatory colleges have 2 weeks to find ways to register foreign-trained nurses, doctors faster | CBC News

Ontario’s health minister is giving the regulatory colleges for nurses and doctors two weeks to develop plans to more quickly register internationally educated professionals. Sylvia Jones sent directives today to the College of Nurses of Ontario and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario directing them to make every effort to register those nurses […]

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US

Arca’s David Nage on how regulatory scrutiny is impacting venture investment in web3 – TechCrunch

The regulatory environment surrounding crypto is shifting stateside as the SEC takes aim at major players in the web3 world, promising to shake up business as usual with aggressive action. This week on Chain Reaction, we sat down with David Nage. Nage is a Principal at Arca overseeing their early stage fund with a primary […]

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Gaming

Indonesia blocks Steam, PayPal and other services over missed regulatory deadline | Engadget

Indonesia is blocking residents from accessing various online platforms after those services failed to comply with a July 29th regulatory deadline, reports (via ). Among the affected platforms are PayPal, Steam and Yahoo (owned by Engadget’s parent company Apollo Management). Under the country’s 2020 MR5 law, companies labeled as “Private Electronic System Providers” had until […]

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UK

Regulatory order for Equinor over maintenance management on North Sea platform

After carrying out an audit into a field life extension (FLX) unit and maintenance management on one of the Equinor-operated offshore platforms in the North Sea off Norway, the Norwegian offshore safety regulator followed it up with an order to the operator. The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) reported on Tuesday that it had issued […]

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UK

Norway Royal Salmon ASA (NRS): Update on regulatory approvals related to the merger between Norway Royal Salmon ASA and SalMar ASA | MarketScreener

Reference is made to the proposed merger between SalMar ASA (“SalMar“) and Norway Royal Salmon ASA (“NRS“) (the “Merger“) pursuant to the merger plan dated 30 May 2022 (the “Merger Plan“). The Merger Plan was approved by the respective general meetings of NRS and SalMar held on 30 June 2022. The Merger is conditional upon, […]

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Science

A Changing Regulatory Environment Could Help This Crypto Emerge From a Deep Freeze | The Motley Fool

Back in 2018, XRP (XRP 1.43%) was one of the hottest cryptos in the world. Prices had risen from $0.01 to an all-time high of $3.84 , and it looked like XRP was one of those magical get-rich-quick cryptos headed to the moon. But ever since 2020, Ripple (the company that created XRP) has been mired […]

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Science

Experts advocate collaborative regulatory environment for industrial devt

Industry stakeholders have urged government regulatory agencies to de-emphasise revenue generation and focus more on enterprise facilitation in a bid to ensure industrial and national development. This call was made by a panel of discussants during the recently-concluded Nigeria Employers Summit 2022, themed, ‘The Private Sector as Engine for National Development’. The summit, which was […]

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US

The Metaverse: Regulatory trends

Credit: kentoh/Shutterstock.com. The metaverse will make digital media experiences more immersive, inclusive, and accessible than today. However, it will raise social concerns ranging from data privacy to other forms of online harm. Listed below are the key regulatory trends impacting the metaverse theme, as identified by GlobalData. Net neutrality Net neutrality refers to the concept […]

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Science

Rajiv Bajaj blames regulatory environment for the current electric 2-wheeler fire incidents

Rajiv Bajaj, MD of Bajaj Auto, slammed the current regulatory environment for electric vehicles as the reason for the rising spate of fires in electric vehicles. “The relevant authorities in the government have deliberately diluted the norms, leading to a flurry of low-speed vehicles,” he said. “… under the guise of low-speed vehicles, you can […]

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Science

Proposed Legislative Amendments by ACRA to ensure Corporate Regulatory Environment remains competitive and robust | JD Supra

Introduction The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), being the statutory board that regulates business registration, financial reporting, public accountants, and corporate service providers, is in the process of obtaining feedback from the public on proposed amendments to the Companies Act 1967 (Companies Act), Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority Act 2004 (ACRA Act) and a […]