• Share Prices Take Hit After A Data Breach

    According to an analysis conducted over several years, companies that suffer data breaches are likely to underperform on the stock market. The companies analyzed included Apple, JP Morgan Chase and Yahoo. Share prices hit a post-breach low...

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  • Judge Is Emerging Giant In Discovery Jurisprudence

    A recent opinion from Winfield v. City of New York counters recent attempts to dilute Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d) safeguards of privileged information against waiver by inadvertent disclosure. The City of New York had withheld more...

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  • Conspiracy Theorist Tries To Enlist Law Professor In Libelous Scheme

    One upon a time a PI was a private investigator who was forever getting involved in noirish mysteries. Now they’ve devolved into “Private Intelligence” operatives who create fake news and use dirty tricks to bring down political...

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  • Justice Kennedy Proudest Of Decisions Contrary To His Religious Beliefs

    In a talk at Stanford University, former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said that a bitterly divided citizenry has reached a low point in the national dialogue, but took some measure of hope from the possibility that...

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  • Some Myths About Arbitration

    An American Arbitration Association white paper takes on some myths about arbitration, among them that interim injunctive relief is only available in court. Arbitrators typically have the power to grant injunctive relief, and the arbitrator’s rules allow...

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  • Tesla Facing DOJ Probe

    The SEC and the FBI are investigating Tesla’s production projections, according to a regulatory filing by the company dated Nov. 2. Apparently, FBI agents are looking at whether Tesla misled investors about production of its Model 3...

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  • #MeToo Affecting Employment Agreements

    Companies have begun changing their employment agreements with top executives in light of the #MeToo movement. They are being explicit about sexual harassment, and what constitutes “cause” for termination. Cause can void severance pay and accelerated stock...

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  • 3.5 Million Unfilled Cybersecurity Jobs By 2021

    Budgeting for cybersecurity needs is hard now, but it will soon be a lot harder. There is a critical shortage of talent, and unlike the economy as a whole, organizations with security needs are responding the old...

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  • Free Trade Canadian style

    CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU is a long list of rules respecting trade, adopted provisionally in 2017. It creates a free trade area between the two entities, thus giving Canadian...

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  • Boardroom Skills For Women

    Margo Wolf O’Donnell and Tara Kamradt of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff put together a panel titled Women Lawyers’ Leadership Skills: Navigating the Boardroom. The concept grew from their conviction that gender diversity is an important factor...

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