International

 

  • 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...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Russian Cybersecurity Firms Both Prized And Feared In West

    A Western-oriented Moscow newspaper considers the effect of the Kaspersky Labs controversy and the confusing mixed message that Western companies need field as they...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Lawsuits Hit Apple, Worldwide, Over IPhone Slowdown

    Just days after Apple announced it had slowed down the processing speed of older iPhones in order to forestall sudden shutdowns from aging batteries, a lawsuit in South Korea was said to have garnered almost 67,000 potential...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Appleby Firm Strikes Back At Media

    In a terse note on its website , the offshore law firm Appleby, which suffered a massive hack resulting in the public release of the so-called Paradise Papers, said it has taken “legal action in order to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Traveling
    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 1 year ago
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