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Daimler and DOJ Settle Emissions Cheating Case

DOJ prosecutors and Daimler AG have agreed on a settlement in the emissions cheating scandal that came to light in 2016, which also involved Volkswagen.…

Compliance-Challenged Cruise Company Tests the Water

Costa Cruises, a wholly owned brand of the Carnival Corp., is about to resume operations. Another Carnival brand, Aida Cruises has announced plans to resume…

Virtual Network Operator Breached, Thousands Exposed

A mobile virtual network operator that provides phone service to the underprivileged left tens of thousands of personal customer documents on its website by mistake.…

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

In July 1991, President George H.W. Bush nominated Clarence Thomas to replace Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court. Marshall, was a civil rights champion and…

Top Management Will Be Liable For CSP Incidents

Gartner research predicts that in four years the top management of companies that suffer cyber-physical security (CSP) incidents will routinely be held liable, especially those…

Samsung Chief Indicted Again After Serving Time For Bribery

Lee Jae-yong, heir to the South Korean tech company Samsung, was indicted on Sept. 1 on charges of engaging in stock price manipulation, unfair trading…

You Can Watch Your Employees Pee In Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that employers can have someone watch as employees give a urine sample. The decision comes in a locally well-publicized…

Courts Holding Amazon Liable For Defective Products

More than 2.5 million third-party vendors, based everywhere from Arkansas to China, sell their goods on Amazon, which typically takes a cut of roughly 15…

Tesla Employee Sinks Russian Gangster’s Malware Plot

The bare facts of a recently-foiled plot to plant malware on Tesla’s computers read like a thriller. In mid-July, a Russian named Egor Igorevich Kruichkov…

Big Oil Ripe For M&A, But Capital Is Hesitant

Exxon’s historic ouster from the Dow after a 92 year run is emblematic of the restructuring that the energy industry is facing. With investors looking…

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