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    How Climate Change Will Upend Employment

    The effects of climate change on such things as wildlife, water and food, migration patterns...

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    British PM Calls For Cyber Security After Terror Attack

    In the wake of the third deadly terrorist attack in Britain within the last three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called for increased cybersecurity. Speaking about what she called the “evil ideology of Islamist extremism,” May said:...

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    Et Tu, Harley? A Factory Is Headed For Thailand

    Harley-Davidson, long considered a stalwart of American nuts-and-bolts manufacturing, is setting up an assembly plant in Bangkok. The Wisconsin-based company has been a poster-child for America-first economics, and this move at the minimum has bad optics. The...

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    Assange Rape Charges Dropped

    Swedish prosecutors last week decided to drop their seven-year investigation into rape allegations levied against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. That case led Assange to take refuge in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in 2012, where he has...

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    Facebook Hit With $122M Fine By EU

    The European Union has fined Facebook 110 million euros, or about $122 million, for giving misleading statements during the social media giant’s $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp in 2014. Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust chief,...

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    Extraterritoriality And The Lanham Act

    Recent decisions by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits on issues of extraterritoriality could have a significant impact on Lanham Act litigation. One case involves an alleged Trader Joe’s knockoff in Canada, called “Pirate Joes.” It had been...

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    Business Method Patents Finding Haven In Japan

    In recent years Japan has gone from being one of the most difficult jurisdictions in which to get a software or business method patent to one of the easiest, says a post from IAM. Figures coming from...

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    Consumer Regulation Is Now Global

    The U.S. has fairly strong consumer protection by way of regulation, as well as an active plaintiff’s litigation bar. That may lead domestic companies to overlook two important recent developments, according to this post from Bryan Cave. One...

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    Resurrected “Arthur Andersen” Shuts Down Over Trademark Dispute

    The recently launched professional services consultancy Arthur Andersen, as partial settlement of a trademark dispute with another entity called Andersen Tax, has shut down its U.S branch. The original Arthur Andersen/Arthur Andersen worldwide collapsed as part of...

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    Vietnam Going Green

    A long-awaited decision by the prime minister of Vietnam sets up a number of incentives for investment in solar power projects. This policy, which had been in the drafting stage for years, is expected to play an...

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