‘Be the Twitter that you want to see in the world - Harvard Law Today – “How social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook manage the spread of mis- and disinformation—and their governance approaches to this and related problems—has been a major concern over the past few years. Ahead of the 2020 presidential election in the United States, experts from the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society convened to discuss how platforms are approaching these challenges and what they can improve going forward. The event featured evelyn douek, a lecturer on law and S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, and Julie Owono, a lawyer, executive director of Paris-based Internet Without Borders, and member of Facebook’s Oversight Board. Both are affiliates of BKC. The conversation was moderated by Oumou Ly, a staff fellow for BKC’s Assembly: Disinformation program. douek set the stage for the discussion by providing an overview of content moderation since 2016, including approaches like takedown policies, tracking coordinated inauthentic behavior, and adding “friction” to sharing processes, such as adding flags and labeling content…”
There has been a shift in the mergers and acquisitions landscape according to advice and accounting business brokers, with struggling accountants now rushing to merge into scale or sell up entirely while advisers who might have otherwise left the industry take advantage of the extended timeline for FASEA examination requirements.
The federal law enforcement watchdog has asserted that an increase in corruption referrals regarding the Department of Home Affairs doesn’t indicate a rise in dishonest conduct, but rather displays a “growing maturity” within the ministry’s “integrity arrangements”.
The regulator had earlier issued a draft legislative instrument proposing to expand tax (financial) advice services, including allowing such advisers to apply for tax file numbers, represent an entity in their dealings with the Commissioner of Taxation and the ATO, and apply for an ABN in the establishment of an SMSF