Regulations/Compliance

 
 
  • Study: 40 percent Of Used Storage Drives Weren’t Wiped

    If you decide to donate used computer equipment to a good cause, or otherwise pass it on, don’t assume the hard drive is going to get wiped even if the recipients tell you it will be. That...

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  • Sixth Circuit: Chalking Tires Violates Fourth Amendment

    The plaintiff was a woman who tires had been chalked fifteen times over a period of about three years. The district court had allowed her contention that the act of chalking was a search, but...

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  • Five Ways Your Website Can Be Infected

    The first step in protecting yourself against website malware is understanding what you’re up against...

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  • Puzzle For Regulators, As Utilities See $ In Electric Vehicles

    Electric vehicles are generally considered a major environmental advance over the dirty and inefficient internal-combustion products they are beginning to replace. They are also voracious consumers of electricity. Some electric utilities are finding they have an interest...

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  • Sensible Disclosure Concerning Litigation Finance

    Third-party litigation finance has been construed by some as unethical – unfairly, according to Vannin Capital managing director Alan Guy, and he notes that courts, for the most part, agree with him. “Ultimately,” he says, “commercial litigation...

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  • Will United States Border Protection Admit Your Foreign Visitor?

    The chances that your visiting overseas employee will run into problems with Customs and Border protection may be as high as they’ve ever been, but you can improve the odds. This Today’s General Counsel article, by Sheppard...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • McKinsey In The Crosshairs

    A critic of consulting giant McKinsey, himself a billionaire and sometime McKinsey competitor, says that since it entered that business in 2001, the firm has been failing to file requried disclosures, and has thereby concealed a pattern...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • A “Chilling Caution” On Expectation Of Privilege, From A Blackberry Case

    The market analyst’s report was bad news for BlackBerry, coming shortly after the company released an updated smartphone in 2013. The report said that following the rollout of the product there had been by an extraordinarily high...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Banks Caught In State/Federal Cannabis Conflict

    Lawyers must counsel clients in the nascent industry of state-legalized cannabis that their routine business affairs violate federal law, a situation that Attorney General William Barr calls “untenable.” It requires lawyers in any way involved in this...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Office Depot Settles, After FTC Alleges “PC Health Check” Scam

    Office Depot and a California computer technical support company teamed up to dupe office max customers into buying computer clean-up procedures they didn’t need, according to an FTC complaint . To settle the matter, the companies have...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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