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  • Trump Park Ave Says Saudi Prince Skipped Out On Rent

    A Saudi prince owes almost $2 million in back rent, according to Trump Park Avenue LLC, in a suit filed in New York state court in Manhattan. The lawsuit also claims the prince owes an additional nearly...

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  • Appeals Court Eases Robocall Rules, And The Calls Keep Coming

    “Proving once again that technology moves much faster than the law,” the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit struck down significant parts of...

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  • The Austrian Lawyer Who Took On Facebook

    Attorney Max Schrems got interested in the privacy issue while attending college as an exchange student at Santa Clara University. When some Silicon Valley executives spoke to his class on privacy law, it rankled him to hear...

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  • Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit In CA: Is Climate Change A “Public Nuisance”? 

    A lawsuit filed by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco is invoking a “public nuisance” strategy in order to circumvent legal precedents that preclude a conventional tort case, says an analysis from Forbes Legal Newsline contributor...

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  • Domestic “AK-47,” Made In FLA, Evades Sanctions

    The best-known product of Kalishnikov, one of the strongest brands in the world, is the iconic AK-47 automatic rifle, widely recognized by its curved magazine and admired for its reliability and forgiveness under harsh conditions. The Kalishnikov...

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  • Bringing “Risk” Back To The Playground

    A movement is gaining traction among government officials and schools in the UK: Playgrounds are systematically “bringing in risk,” in the name of promoting resiliency and self-reliance. That means materials like bricks, boards, steel, and a certain...

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  • In-House Lawyers Can Be FCPA Targets

    In one case, the company itself got off the hook on the basis of full disclosure and cooperation, but no such luck for the former GC...

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  • Chevron Sues A Brother Oil Company In Global Warming Fracas

    The logic is unusual, but it’s logic just the same. Chevron has filed a third-party lawsuit against Statoil ASA, the Norwegian state oil company (majority owned by Norway). This follows a climate change and sea-level-rise lawsuit filed...

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  • New EU Data Protection Will Conflict With IP Rights

    The Pending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will directly impact many U.S. companies, and for IP practitioners in particular it will...

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  • Lawyers Warned Re Handling Cryptocurrency Offerings

    SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has issues a stern warning to “gatekeepers” about the advice they are giving regarding initial coin offerings, or ICOs. He specifically took lawyers to task for giving equivocal “it depends” advice, “rather than...

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