International

 

  • Will United States Border Protection Admit Your Foreign Visitor?

    The chances that your visiting overseas employee will run into problems with Customs and Border protection may be as high as they’ve ever been, but you can improve the odds. This Today’s General Counsel article, by Sheppard...

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  • Not On The Hook For Notre Dame Rebuild, Says Insurance Official

    It’s going to be up to “the French state and benefactors,” an official from Lloyd’s insurer Hiscox told Reuters, and the costs, just for the scaffolding and securing the building, are going to be “enormous,” he said....

    • Posted 20 hours ago
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  • Aldi Sues Upstart Grocery Chain Over Trade Secrets

    Aldi, a rapidly growing national retail grocery chain, has filed a trade secret lawsuit against a competitor that is trying to make inroads with a similar modus operandi. Competitor Lidl is a new-comer to the U.S, with...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Climate Activists Want To Make Fossil Fuel Industry Go Naked

    As part of a strategy “to keep fossil fuels in the ground,” a movement to pressure insurance companies to avoid underwriting fossil fuel projects is underway in California, expected to take hold nationwide, and has already made...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • The Tangle Of Litigation Likely To Follow Boeing Crashes

    Boeing could be taking on lawsuits from multiple angles when the dust clears on the 737 Max disasters, says a Reuters article in the Chicago Tribune. Potential plaintiffs include not only families of victims, but also airlines...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Brexit Previews Future Risks

    Economic systems worldwide are undergoing major structural changes driven by technology, trade, climate change, inequality and mounting populist challenges to the status quo. Brexit is the most dramatic example to date of economic and political fragmentation in...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • The GDPR Six Months In

    The General Data Protection Regulation became enforceable on May 25, and it has rewritten the ground rules for many companies regarding how they acquire, store and manage information, as well as what they say about it to...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Your Data, Run Through A Beach House In Denmark

    All the data the moves between one major U.S. terminal in New Jersey and a big European node in Denmark runs through one cable that terminates (or begins, depending on your point of view) in a...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • China Stole This U.S. Company’s IP The Old-Fashioned Way

    The Chinese wind turbine company Sinovel managed to come up with some software that had been developed by a U.S.-based company with which Sinovel had been working for years. Sinovel made the turbines, and the U.S. company...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Insurers Keep Wary Eye On School Kids’ Climate Lawsuit

    Most industry observers are not paying much attention to a climate lawsuit in Oregon, where 21 teen-age students are suing the federal government. But the insurance industry is, according to a Reuters article appearing in Insurance Journal....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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