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Unlikely Plaintiffs Challenge Bristol Myers Squibb Vaccine Policy

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Four plaintiffs, all highly-paid professionals, have filed a putative class action against Bristol Myers Squibb, claiming they were wrongfully denied religious exemptions to the company’s […]

Which Agency Will Regulate Crypto, SEC or CFTC?

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Both the SEC and Commodity Futures Trading Commission have a case for becoming the “crypto-sheriff,” the arguments largely resting on the question of whether crypto […]

What Lisa Monaco Said

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In a speech before an American Bar Association institute on white collar crime, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco gave what’s widely viewed as a […]

Regulatory Confusion; Drone Insurance Stalled

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An uncertain regulatory framework is hindering the development of needed insurance products in a rapidly expanding drone market, according to a post from Clyde & […]

How A Civil War Law To Snare Mule Scammers Enhances Cyber Risk For Govt Contractors

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The False Claims Act, passed in 1863 to nab unscrupulous merchants selling sawdust-laden gunpowder and lame mules to the Union army, is now being applied […]

The CA Employment Law Minefield: What’s New For ’22

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It’s not yet illegal to be an employer in California, but it’s getting there….

Pot Growers Said To Be Clueless Re Insurance

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The typical cannabis policyholder too often views insurance coverage “as a box to check off for compliance purposes,” according to the managing partner of one […]

“Bankroll Johnny” Allegedly Filed Insurance Claims On Jewelry Forfeited When He Went To Prison

An Oregon man who was serving a 57-month sentence got out of federal prison in the summer of 2020 on a compassionate early release program, […]

Plaintiff Sues Over False Positive On $100K Online Jackpot

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A woman who says she won $100,000 in an online slots game but was then told there had been a “bug” in the system is […]

Specialty Insurance Gains New Foothold

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A former business development manager at Microsoft owns a “treasure chest of sneakers,” augmented by the lucky discovery of a cache of Michael Jordan signature […]

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