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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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  • Four Governance Factors That Lead to Disaster

    In an article in Harvard Business Review the author discusses a 15 year study including 3200 interviews designed to discover what makes an organization dishonest and unethical. The research revealed key organizational issues. Lack of consistency between...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • Gay Man’s Death Row Appeal Declined By Supreme Court

    Charles Rhines is still on death row in the South Dakota state prison, as he has been for the past 26 years. It’s hard to know when the State will get around to executing him but on...

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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 2 weeks ago
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  • Pending Supreme Court Decision Could Upend Regulatory Ground Rules

    Although the case pertains to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the outcome will have broad implications, affecting potential corporate liability in any sector subject to federal regulatory authority, writes attorney Becca Wahlquist in this Today’s General Counsel...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Aldi Sues Upstart Grocery Chain Over Trade Secrets

    Aldi, a rapidly growing national retail grocery chain, has filed a trade secret lawsuit against a competitor that is trying to make inroads with a similar modus operandi. Competitor Lidl is a new-comer to the U.S, with...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Company Fined $5.7M For Violating Children’s Privacy; Industry Executives Are Warned

    A company that markets video-creation software to children was hit with a record-breaking $5.7 million fine for violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The software at issue allows users to make 15 second videos...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Equifax Report Referenced at Congressional Hearing

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has issued a report titled How Equifax Neglected Cybersecurity and Suffered a Devastating Data Breach. It was referenced repeatedly in a March 7 hearing during which Congress members...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Overlooked Criteria For Your Next In-House Hire

    Based on an informal survey of general counsel from multiple industries, the author lists the most important criteria to use when hiring for the legal department, aside from credentials, work experience, and references. Cultural fit tops the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Retaliation Is Common Despite Anti-Retaliation Policies

    Anti-retaliation policies are pervasive in U.S. corporations but retaliation is pretty common too, according to a blog on the Converscent site. Most such policies have little impact because they go unread or are quickly forgotten after being...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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