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  • EU Court Rules Data Transfer Act Invalid

    The EU’s top court has ruled that Privacy Shield, an agreement that allows thousands of companies to transfer data to the United States, is invalid because the American government can snoop on people’s data. The ruling will...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • DC Sues Nevada Ghost Gun Maker

    The District of Columbia has filed a lawsuit against a manufacturer of partially-assembled and untraceable firearms, commonly called “ghost guns.” The lawsuit alleges that Nevada-based Polymer80 Inc. violates the District’s Consumer Protection Procedures Act by falsely representing...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Zoom Epitomizes the Concept of Negative Externalities

    The software industry thrives by being early to market and putting off bug fixes until later releases, the so-called “move fast and break things” approach to business. This remains the dominant philosophy among technology companies, but the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • FCPA Report Includes Biggest Settlement Ever

    During the first quarter of 2020 Cardinal Health paid the SEC $8.8 million to settle FCPA offenses. The company was charged with violating books and records and internal accounting controls provisions. It disgorged $5.4 million and paid...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Covid Litigation Dog Not Barking

    An anticipated surge in litigation blaming companies for exposing workers and consumers to the coronavirus at this point shows no signs of materializing. The presumed litigation onslaught is the premise upon which a largely Republican effort to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Money Laundering And Anti-Terrorist Risk Management For Lawyers

    Although lawyers are not regulated to the extent that bankers are with regard to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) compliance, they are advised to be cautious in this area and “to act a bit more like...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Problems When Transactional Counsel Act as Trial Counsel

    “Your company’s agent for service of process delivers a lawsuit involving a contract that your company’s law firm drafted. Given the firm’s deep familiarity with the transaction, does it make sense to have that firm litigate the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Federal Circuit Rules That Agencies Can Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued a groundbreaking interpretation of the Whistleblower Act. According to the ruling issued April 18, federal agencies can conduct retaliatory investigations against employees who blow the whistle...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Protecting Electronic Devices At The Border

    A recent episode involving a cell phone search at the border got a lot of media attention, seen primarily through the lens of politics, but what happened bears attention from any attorney who needs to travel internationally....

    • Posted 4 months ago
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