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HSBC, StanChart Defy U.K. to Endorse Hong Kong Security Law (2)

The two British institutions that dominate Hong Kong’s banking system backed Beijing in the standoff over a proposed new security law, joining Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd. and some of the city’s biggest developers in wading into the political minefield of the former colony’s future.

California Fairgrounds Could be Used to Vet Prospective Jurors

Questioning potential jurors at county fairgrounds or concert venues, fewer lawyers, and more hand sanitizer for security staff are among suggestions California courts may consider as the state reopens 58 trial courts closed for months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Credit One’s TCPA Liability for Calls to 11-Year-Old Upheld

Credit One Bank NA can’t evade liability under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for 189 automated calls made to an 11-year-old boy, after the Ninth Circuit Wednesday rejected the bank’s argument that the previous owner of the boy’s cellphone number had consented.

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