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  • Soon It’s Self-Driving Cargo Ships, And A Big Liability Question

    Liability and insurance issues that will arise after various possible scenarios involving autonomous ships, including cyber attacks and accidents...

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    Protecting Client Data When Traveling

    “Traveling at home and abroad with nearly unlimited access to client data is a boon for attorneys’ productivity. The downside,” writes Craig R. Smith in this Today’s General Counsel article, “is that it increases the risk that...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Should U.S. Companies Get On The Bribery Bandwagon?

    “Every other country goes into these places, and they do what they have to do,” according to Donald Trump. Granted, that was in a 2012 interview, but one recent study finds that in the first months of...

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  • You Won’t Need A Lawyer To Play This Money-Laundering Game

    The head of an international investigation outfit, the Mintz Group, has teamed up with a professor of “interaction design” to unleash a game app called Kleptocrat, which got the attention of New Yorker writer Mark Singer. Players,...

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  • Greenpeace Beats Back A RICO Suit

    A federal judge in the Northern District of California has dismissed a potentially $300 million RICO lawsuit filed by a Canadian logging company against Greenpeace.  The general counsel of the environmental group said he was pleased that...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Remote Hackers Infect Cash Machines, Then “Money Mules” Clean It Out

    The modus operandi typically starts with a phishing attack targeting a bank employee. If that's successful it's followed by the installation of malware that controls an ATM.

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Labor Abuse Alleged At Trump Project In Dubai

    For construction workers at a Trump mega-project in Dubai, payment is often slow, with much of it ending up in the hands of the recruiter. Housing is crowded and ...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Legal Hurdles In Global Employment

    Already fielding a variety of federal, state and local employment regulations, companies that expand globally will find compliance even more of a challenge. Variations in the requirements for paid parental leave, for example, run the gamut from...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Biggest Refugee Crisis Ever, Still Has No Name

    What is predicted to the largest ever refugee crisis, the result of climate change and the concurrent rise in sea level, has already begun, according to an article in Motherboard. Much of the displacement will occur in...

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  • The Two Biggest “Darknet” Markets Are Shut Down

    The FBI and Interpol have taken down what Data Breach Today calls the two largest remaining “darknet marketplaces.” The sites are said to have been handling many times the volume of the notorious Silk Road marketplace that...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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