Compliance

Utah’s Newly Appointed Solicitor General May Face Court Sanctions, After Intervening In A Class Action.

Utah’s incoming solicitor general got a stern rebuke and a threat of sanctions from a federal magistrate in a matter that had nothing to do…

Compliance-Challenged Cruise Company Tests the Water

Costa Cruises, a wholly owned brand of the Carnival Corp., is about to resume operations. Another Carnival brand, Aida Cruises has announced plans to resume…

Law Prof: Private Sector Taking The Lead On Climate Action

With government failing to act or denying a problem exists, major players in the private sector are taking the lead in trying to mitigate climate…

Data-Breach Conundrum For In-House Counsel Now Said To Include Potential Personal Liability

A data breach brings with it some of the most difficult calls in-house legal will ever have to make. What happened? How serious is it?…

“Vishing” Threat To Employees Working At Home

The modus operandi isn’t new, but the goal has evolved and is more insidious. Before the pandemic, vishing (voice phishing) mainly went after a single…

Courts Holding Amazon Liable For Defective Products

More than 2.5 million third-party vendors, based everywhere from Arkansas to China, sell their goods on Amazon, which typically takes a cut of roughly 15…

AI Can Generate Big Liabilities

Consumers who have been steamrollered by algorithms – e.g., unfairly denied credit or the opportunity to rent an apartment – have been looking to class…

Was “Build The Wall” GC Asleep At The Wheel?

Four principals of crowdfunding organization “We Build the Wall,” including former Trump compadre and campaign manager Stephen Bannon, have been indicted on fraud charges. We…

Employers Hit With Covid-19 Wrongful Death Lawsuits

An increasing number of families of employees who have died of Covid-19 are filing lawsuits against employers. The key question in many of these suits…

Compliance Conundrum: Pay a Bounty and They Thrive

You always get what you pay for in the corporate world, but that doesn’t guarantee the outcome you hoped for. Richard Cassin calls that axiom…

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