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  • Novartis Settles 4-Nation FCPA Bribery Charge

    Novartis has agreed to pay $347 million to put to rest years of investigation over alleged kickbacks and other improper conduct in Greece, Vietnam, South Korea and China. The settlement is split, with $234 million going to...

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  • Class Actions Target COBRA Election Notices

    In a time of widespread layoffs, there’s been a spate of class action lawsuits alleging that an employer’s’ COBRA “election notice” is deficient. Election notices are supposed to inform laid off or furloughed employees that they can...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • FLA Insurer Sues Law Firm, Alleging Millions In Fraudulent Claims

    Citizens Property Insurance Corp, the state-run insurer of last resort for the climate-ravaged state of Florida, has sued a law firm and several other parties it alleges conspired to defraud the company into paying millions for sham...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Nest Of Legal Issues Will Confront Higher Ed This Fall

    Uppermost is likely to be liability for students, staff or employees who contract the Covid-19 virus. In those cases the expert prognosis – as it has been for public-facing businesses in general – is that plaintiffs will...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Law Firm Hacked, A-List Clients’ PI Stolen

    Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a media and entertainment law firm with a roster of well-known clients, confirmed that it has been victimized by a cyberattack. Information including contracts, nondisclosure agreements, phone numbers and email addresses, and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Business Risk And The Evolving Role Of The CLO

    Having come from a position of primarily providing legal expertise, the CLO/GC is now a key figure in business strategy, overseeing a much broader scope of responsibilities. “A good way to think about the CLO’s changing role...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Marijuana in the Workplace

    Businesses are confronting escalating drug use in the workplace by their employees. Underlying this problem is the use of marijuana lawfully prescribed by physicians for medical issues, and the conflict between state and federal law. These inconsistencies...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Five Law Firms Breached; Hackers Want Ransom

    At least five law firms have been breached by a hacking group known as Maze. The stolen information included such things as legal fee agreements and privacy consent forms as well as personal information about clients, who...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Mandatory Arbitration In California

    A five year old class action alleging that AT&T used deceptive and unfair trade practices by marketing its mobile service data plans as unlimited when the company limited plans in several ways, including “throttling” (slowing down mobile...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Hacked Law Firm Sued For Malpractice By Chinese Client

    A Chinese businessman and political dissident who had retained a Detroit law firm to help with his asylum claim has sued the firm for malpractice. The plaintiff — who maintains that he has evidence of corruption in...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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