Compliance

A Contract Management Checklist

These four steps are the basis of any effective contract management process, and a misstep at any one of them “can result in unwanted risk…

Five Out Of Six Voters Would Sharply Restrict Solitary Confinement

In a recent survey of 2,487 registered voters by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland, a significant majority of respondents…

Warning Re Trade Secrets: Employees With Access To Info Can’t “Steal” It

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Van Buren v U.S. dealt with a police officer misusing official data for his own purposes, but this decision…

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Proxy Statement Trends

Public companies recognize the importance of the proxy statement, using it to communicate with shareholders, big and small. But how do you successfully accommodate a…

A Win For “Silent Cyber Coverage” In IL Supreme Court

Policy holders prevailed before the Illinois Supreme Court in a coverage dispute involving the closely watched Biometric Information Privacy Act. The court ruled that claims…

Cyber Expert Investigating AZ Election Puzzles His Old Friends

The head of the cybersecurity firm leading the Arizona 2020 vote audit is a nice guy who just went off the rails, according to some…

Turmoil After Law Firm Fires Alleged Trumpies

The president and a name partner at Minnesota’s “largest and nicest bankruptcy law firm” fired two employees, allegedly because he had concluded they were racist…

Challenging The Myth Of The Non-Dischargeable Student Loan

Conventional wisdom has it that student loans are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. The Southern District of New York said as much in a posted public…

Epidemic Of Scams Adds to India’s Covid Catastrophe

Even with the second wave past its peak, India is seeing well over 100,000 cases per day. Large gatherings and lenient restrictions are major factors,…

Bipartisan Bills Aim at Big Tech’s Market Power

Five bipartisan bills introduced in the House on 6-11 would give regulators more power over big tech companies. They are an apparent reaction to a…