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Supply Chain Diligence Issue Gets A Jolt

Calling it “an accelerating movement,” a post from law firm White & Case looks at new rules, either adopted or proposed, requiring increased due […]

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Time To End The Taboo On “Worst-Case” Climate Scenarios

A post in the online publication Inside Climate News suggests it’s time for scientists and others, including politicians and risk managers, to quit walking […]

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Lawyers, Journalists Sue CIA & Pompeo, Claim Their Phones Were Stripped

The CIA and its former director Mike Pompeo are being sued by journalists and attorneys who claim data was exfiltrated from their phones when […]

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Lithium-Ion Cargo Fire Liability May Extend Farther Than You Think

The quantity of lithium-ion batteries currently being shipped at sea is staggering. It includes the raw batteries themselves, more than 80 percent of which […]

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Global Insurer: Looming Civil Unrest Is Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

Businesses worldwide should prepare for a rise in civil unrest, according to a post from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Civil unrest “increasingly […]

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Transnational Companies Must Sell Into Nest Of Cybersecurity Regs

Almost all products now contain digital components, and many can connect to the internet. These products – ranging from talking dolls to medical devices, […]

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New Due Diligence Obligations for Deforestation-Risk Products

Recently passed legislation in the UK will regulate the import and use of certain so-called forest risk commodities (FRCs), or products derived from them, […]

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Regulatory Confusion; Drone Insurance Stalled

An uncertain regulatory framework is hindering the development of needed insurance products in a rapidly expanding drone market, according to a post from Clyde […]

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German, Israeli Police Cooperate, As Israel Becomes A Hub Of On-Line Financial Fraud

At the behest of German authorities, Israeli police raided a call center in Petah Tikvah, Israel, and detained 15 people. Four of them were […]

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Ransomware Gangs Running Their Own Arbitration Forums

After staging highly successful attacks earlier this year, first on a big meat supplier and then on software company Kaseya, ransomware gang REvil practically […]