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  • New York Chef Rails Against Seed Patents

    The chef and co-owner of two New York restaurants bemoans concentration in the seed industry and the power now wielded by the few remaining behemoth companies. (In the interest of disclosure, he adds that he’s also “co-founder...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • Facebook to Settle Suit Alleging Inflated Ad Viewing Figures

    Facebook has opted to settle a class action lawsuit in which plaintiffs alleged that the social media giant overstated the viewership on its paid ads. The original allegation was that the metrics were inflated by 60 to...

    • Posted 6 days ago
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  • Tempers Fraying on Supreme Court

    Things haven’t been this snippy between the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative and liberal factions since the December 2000 ruling that gave George W. Bush the presidency. The conservatives are impatient with the pace of rightward change, while...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

    A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • BigLaw Attorneys Queue To Testify About CBD

    CBD, the over-the-counter, cannabis-based wonder drug that promoters claim can relieve pain, address anxiety and depression, ease cancer symptoms, reduce acne, benefit people with neurological disorders, treat high blood pressure, act as an anti-psychotic and prevent diabetes,...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Huawei Banished? Private Right-Wing Venture Wants to Fill The Space

    The business plan of a proposed 5G company, called Rivada Networks, would be dependent on a U.S. government contract that would give it access to unused Department of Defense bandwidth which it could then sell, splitting the...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Maximizing Privilege In Data Breach Investigations

    The Investigation of a data breach is not automatically protected, but there are ways to maximize the chances that it will be...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Combat Pay For Walmart’s Audit Committee

    The chair of  the Walmart board’s audit committee will receive $90,000 in extra compensation because of work created by ongoing investigations concerning allegations of potential corrupt practices violations by the company in Mexico, Brazil, China, India and...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Protecting Software In The Face Of An Ever-Changing Workforce

    In today’s corporate environment a high degree of job mobility is a given, and it’s common for people to work for numerous companies over the course of a career. Combine this fact with another feature of today’s...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Rare Supreme Court Victory for SEC

    In a ruling that will cheer the plaintiffs’ bar, the US Supreme Court in Lorenzo v. SEC  ruled that intentionally misleading investors was actionable even if the violator simply disseminated the misleading statements. The SEC found that...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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