• Chicago Art Institute Trustee Bilked Out Of Millions

    Chicago accountant Sultan Issa admits to stealing $65 million, but according to prosecutors the total could be higher. Issa was the personal accountant for banker/philanthropist Roger Weston, a life trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago. A...

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  • Supreme Court Set To End Abortion Rights and Avoid Political Repercussions

    A brief filed by the Trump administration provides a guide for U.S. Supreme Court Justices who want to end abortion without creating a political backlash. The brief addresses consolidated cases — June Medical Services v. Gee and...

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  • Weinstein Conviction No Slam-Dunk, Says Top Hollywood Lawyer

    Veteran criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos says jury selection is where the case against Harvey Weinstein will be won or lost, and what appears to be an overwhelming case for guilt may well fall apart once witnesses...

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  • Cybersecurity Industry Called a Market Failure

    An analysis of in Security Boulevard calls the cybersecurity industry a classic “market failure”, and offers several indicators to buttress that claim. First among them are chronic labor shortages, which are bad and getting worse. A 2019...

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  • MeToo Suit Can Proceed Against Prestigious Art Magazine, Not Alleged Perp

    A former intern and later employee of Artforum, the distinguished contemporary art magazine, accused its former publisher of persistent sexual harassment. Her claim was echoed by many employees and artists who’d come into contact with the accused,...

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  • Ongoing Entitlement Reviews Crucial for Cybersecurity

    Internal breaches, often inadvertent, are now the greatest threat to cybersecurity. According to a study by Verizon, the number of insider related breaches is rising annually. In the first half of 2019, 4.1 billion records were exposed...

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  • Online Shopping Scams Snowball For the Holidays

    Holiday shoppers spent a record $143 billion online this season, but as consumers become comfortable buying on their phones from entities they’ve never heard of let alone vetted, the opportunities for fraud multiply. Executives at Overland Sheepskin,...

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  • Nobody is Ready for the CCPA, Not Even the State of California

    The California Consumer Privacy Act will be a bumpy ride, according to Reece Hirsch, co-head of Morgan Lewis’ privacy and cybersecurity practice, quoted in The Verge. He notes that the law, which went into effect Jan. 1,...

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  • Fox, Netflix Litigation Ready For Appeals Court

    In 2016 Disney’s Fox unit sued Netflix after two Fox executives jumped ship. Netflix countersued alleging that the executives’ employment contracts were unenforceable under California laws forbidding contracts that extended beyond seven years of personal service or...

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  • Judge Defines “Agent” For the Purposes of the FCPA

    Lawrence Hoskins had a good argument that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act didn’t apply to him. He worked for a French company in Paris, carried a UK passport and said he never set foot in the USA....

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