Regulations/Compliance

 
 
  • Conservative Groups Challenge State AG Privilege Claims In Climate Cases

    Two right-leaning groups are challenging privilege claims by state attorneys general in climate matters, including regulation of CO2 emissions. The state AGs in Michigan, Vermont and Washington are applying “the common interest doctrine,” says an analysis in...

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  • Photographer, Model, Sue Volvo Over Copyright

    A professional photographer and a sought-after model did the shoot on their own, for “portfolio building” purposes, and when some representatives of Volvo saw their...

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  • Survey: How Covid Is Affecting In-House Legal

    Among the findings: Twenty-five percent said their budgets had been reduced. Workloads haven’t, however, in a few areas in particular...

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  • Ranchers Fear Animal Rights Drones

    Ranchers and others in the animal agriculture sector are concerned over a detailed aerial map that has been produced and posted by animal rights activists. The map, which uses publicly available satellite data, shows what the activists...

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  • Nest Of Legal Issues Will Confront Higher Ed This Fall

    Uppermost is likely to be liability for students, staff or employees who contract the Covid-19 virus. In those cases the expert prognosis – as it has been for public-facing businesses in general – is that plaintiffs will...

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  • Former CEO Of Municipal Utility In FLA Is Sued, Massive Fraud Alleged

    The largest municipal utility in Florida has sued its former CEO, alleging he attempted to orchestrate a privatization plan what would pay him and other senior executives hundreds of millions of dollars in performance payouts. As part...

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  • Man Bites Dog? Green State AGs Are Defending Trump Fuel Standards

    Their defense comes in the form of a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by free market think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute. CEI argues that “the Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency standards did not...

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  • DOJ Prosecutors Revise Guidance On Compliance Programs

    DOJ has released a revised “ECCP” guidance, a document that specifies how it will evaluate compliance programs when make charging or sentencing decisions...

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  • Working From Home Underscores Need For Contract Management

    To facilitate informed decision-making, a company’s contracts need to be understandable and potentially accessible across multiple areas of the organization. “Far too often, however, opportunities are missed, milestones are skipped over, and revenues are lost, because of...

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  • A Ransomware Wake-Up Call For Law Firms

    The recent hack of one of the biggest celebrity law firms in the world should be a wake up call for law firms nationwide. As always, prevention is far better than reaction. Not only is a ransomware...

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