Predictions For The 2023 Casualty Insurance Market

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Rates will continue to increase but more slowly, according to a casualty specialist from insurance brokerage Woodruff Sawyer, as the first of his five predictions […]

Sharper Government Enforcement Likely During A Downturn

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A post from law firm Skadden looks at how government regulators responded to previous periods of economic stress (e.g., the Enron era, and the circa […]

Criteria For Criminal Charges Under Section 2 of Sherman Act

The DOJ’s spring 2022 announcement that it will revive the practice of bringing criminal charges for violations of Section 2 of the Sherman Act has […]

Former Cypto GC Joins Senator Gillibrand’s Staff

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has brought in a former general counsel with cryptocurrency company Coinbase to be her chief counsel for finance, according to a […]

Criteria to Guide the Use of Section 2 of the Sherman Act

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In spring 2022, officials in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced their intention to revive the practice of bringing criminal charges […]

Mass Exit From Twitter In-House Legal

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More than half of Twitter’s recent legal team, including several senior attorneys, have refused to commit to Elon Musk’s hardcore work scenario and are no […]

Hum A Few Bars, And We’ll See About Copyright

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A powerful program called Content ID is used by YouTube to flag copyrighted music in its uploaded videos. Content ID is so good that it […]

Defanging Regulators

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases on Nov. 6, Axon Enterprise v. Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission v. Cochran. […]

FTC Signals Crackdown On “Junk Fees”

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The Federal Trade Commission has launched a rulemaking process to advance federal regulation of deceptive fees, also known as junk fees. “It’s beyond frustrating to […]

Crimped By Labor Shortage, U.S. Companies Push For A DACA Fix

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U.S. Companies are bemoaning the possible expiration of DACA, and some major companies – including Microsoft, Apple, and IBM – have come out in favor […]