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  • #MeToo Two Years Later: Some Unintended Consequences

    Consciousness has been raised, and training and reporting procedures have improved, but some new laws have had mixed results, writes Littler attorney Helene J. Wasserman in this Today’s General Counsel article. Settlement short of trial has become...

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  • Hit-Man Who Shot Florida State Law Prof Convicted

    The murder trial of a hit-man accused of killing Florida State University law professor Dan Markel ended with a guilty verdict, and a hung jury with respect to the alleged co-conspirator. Sigfredo Garcia, faces the death penalty...

    • Posted 4 days ago
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  • Supreme Court Won’t Hear Website Accessibility Case

    The Supreme Court has denied a petition from Domino’s to hear whether its website is required to be accessible to the disabled. That leaves standing a lower court decision against the company. It’s a big win for...

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  • Israeli “Lost Tribes” Lawsuit Roots Go Back To A Clinton Pardon

    One of the men pardoned by Bill Clinton in 2001 during his final day as president was Pincus Green, a billionaire commodities trader who along with his better known partner Marc Rich (also pardoned), had been indicted...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Governance NGO Tackles Ivory Trade

    The Basel Institute on Governance, a non-profit that counters corruption and works to improve the quality of corporate governance, has established a program focused on intelligence-led action against financial crime in the illegal wildlife trade. In a...

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  • Rent-a-Phish Available on the Darknet

    Blogging on a network for security professionals, Susan Morrow notes that cybercriminals, like legitimate businesses, are always looking for better business models, and “now they have hit gold with Phishing-as-a-Service (PhaaS).” Lack of technical proficiency has been...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • In-House Counsel, PR Consultants And The Privilege

    Formerly PR, and PR crises in particular, were handled internally and with extensive involvement of the legal department. Today the handling of PR crises is often outsourced, and crisis management is a recognized specialty industry. “Unfortunately,” writes...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • No Recession For Bankruptcy Specialists

    Corporate insolvencies are rising worldwide, with North America leading the trend. The major factors fueling bankruptcies are economic and political uncertainty exemplified by trade wars and Brexit. Globally, the economy is losing momentum, leading to the first...

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  • Sour View Of Lawyers From Multinational Corporate Group

    A jaundiced take on the legal profession from its purported origin as a loose association of medieval scribes, in an age when few could write, to an ignoble present, “preying on the insecurity of someone trying to...

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  • GC Arrested For Rape, Blackmail

    Steven Fabrizio, the general counsel of the Motion Picture Association of America  — Hollywood’s top lobbying organization — was arrested by Metropolitan Police Department detectives in Washington, D.C. for the alleged rape and blackmail of a woman...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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