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  • 3M, Litigation Quelled At Home, Said To Face National Onslaught

    For years in Minnesota, where the global Fortune 100 company is headquartered, 3M has been fending off litigation based on alleged problems caused by perfluorochemicals in ground water. Sometimes short-handed as PFCs, this group of chemicals was...

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  • Trump’s Man Cuccinelli, Former AG, Unsung Anti-Immigration Champion

    The former Virginia attorney general has received less attention on this issue than Trump adviser Stephen Miller (the subject of a recent front-page profile in the New York Times) But this take from last week’s The Atlantic...

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  • What General Counsel Should Ask Tax Directors

    Tax departments report up through finance rather than the legal function in most companies, so it’s easy for chief legal officers to be disconnected from one of the most legally complex and risky parts of any enterprise....

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  • Gun-Tracing In The U.S Is From Another Century

    It’s no accident the U.S. has an archaic system for tracing guns, according to documentary film maker David Freid, whose work on the subject is up for an Emmy. “The technology that we use is largely designed...

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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

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  • Harnessing Market Forces To Confront Cyber Risk

    Corporations are currently not doing enough to address cyber risks, nor are those risks being addressed appropriately by the markets – specifically by investors, credit rating agencies and insurers – according an article from the Lawfare Institute....

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  • International Labor Standards In The Global Economy

    Over a period of years trade unions have exercised pressure on multinational companies to sign international framework agreements. IFAs are negotiated between a global union’s federation and a corporation to apply to the company’s global operations, often...

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  • In Kansas, ACLU Defends Fossil Fuel Critics Accused of Unauthorized Practice Of Law

    After two fossil-fuel critics helped make the case against proposed injection wells before the Kansas Corporation Commission, the KCC deputy general counsel had them investigated for the unauthorized practice of law and possible criminal referral. Now the...

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  • Developments In International Employment Law

    Employment law is high on the agenda of many governments worldwide. This Today’s General Counsel article looks at these developments in three international jurisdictions: The United States, China and Europe. A key pending issue in the U.S....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Supreme Court Changing Where You Can Be Sued

    In three decisions over the past five years, the Supreme Court has curtailed the power of U.S. courts over out-of-state and international defendants by restricting both general and specific jurisdiction. Litigation is being routed to where the...

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