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He Could’ve But He Didn’t

A class action lawsuit brought by former shareholders of Oracle alleged that the company overpaid when it acquired NetSuite. According to the plaintiffs, Lawrence […]

Design Patent Bar Proposed

Companies in certain industries – bicycle manufacturers, mobile phones, robots – find that design patents offer protections that utility patents can’t equal. The total […]

Report on IP Theft Due Soon

The Intellectual Property Act of 2022 is now law. It requires the President to impose sanctions on any foreign person identified in required periodic […]

Claims Alleging Breach of Oversight By Directors Clarified

A claim for breach of duty of oversight by directors and officers is known as a “Caremark claim,” after the Delaware Court of Chancery […]

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M&A Doing OK

The M&A insurance market is sharply up from pandemic levels, more than 40 percent from 2020, but the transaction total did decline slightly 2021 […]

New Priorities At EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s budget has been increased, its leadership has changed and its enforcement priorities will change as well. A Draft […]

Crypto-Bankruptcies Have SEC and CFTC Casting Wider Net

The SEC and CFTC have widened the scope of their regulatory actions recently as crypto firm bankruptcies worsen liquidity concerns. Any participant in the […]

Right To Work Law Repealed

Michigan has repealed its right to work law effective March 30th, the first state to do so in decades. Writing on the Barnes & […]

Banking Crisis and D&O

The federal takeover of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank will have some impact on the cost and availability of D&O coverage in the […]

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More Things Your Cyber Policy Might Not Cover

The negative effects of a cyber attack are many and few cyber insurance policies cover them all, according to this post on the Channel […]