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  • Liability a Bigger Threat to Big Tech Than Anti-Trust

    House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff of California has recently joined others in Congress who are calling for recalibration of a law that shields platforms like Facebook and Google from liability for user’s posts. Social media companies are...

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  • New Legislation Favors Trolls, Says EFF

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s response to a rewrite of Section 101 of the Patent Act now working its way through Congress is summed up in the final paragraph of the Foundation’s most recent article on the legislation:...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • JP Morgan Chase To Pay $5M In Male Discrimination Suit

    JP Morgan Chase has settled with plaintiffs in a class action brought by a male employee who in 2017 had requested the company’s customary 16-week paid parental leave to stay home and take care of his newborn...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • A Million Bucks For A Virus-Infected Laptop

    As part of an art project sponsored by a cybersecurity company, a laptop computer has been purposely infected with six of the worst computer viruses known to man: WannaCry, BlackEnergy, ILOVEYOU, MyDoom, SoBig, and DarkTequila. The computer...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Keys To A Successful Joint Defense Group

    Mounting a successful joint defense group (JDG) can be a challenge. These ad hoc groups are in effect selected by their opponents – that is, the plaintiff counsel that has decided to sue them all – while...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Father Sues Son Over Law Firm Name

    A South Carolina personal injury attorney has sued his son and former colleague, after the son started his own firm using the family name. George Sink Sr., principal at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers, has sued George...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Banks Fined $1 Billion-Plus By European Commission

    The European Commission has fined five banks a total $1.2 billion for their roles in foreign exchange trading cartels. The banks are Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Traders...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Know Who the Judges Are Before You Present Your Argument

    Writing on the Appellate Advocacy Blog, Lance Caughfield discusses the importance of understanding who the panel of judges are before presenting an argument, so the argument can be tailored to their mind set. He stresses that judges...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Survey: Fed’s Workplace Enforcement Remains “Extraordinarily Robust”

    Anticipated regulatory relief from the Trump administration is proving “slow to materialize,” and meanwhile state and local labor regulation is getting increasingly complex. These are among the finding from Littler’s eighth annual employer survey regarding the legal,...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Global Compliance Developments

    A blog on the Convercent site highlights recent developments in compliance worldwide, including new EU-wide whistleblower protections. The law must be approved by EU ministers and Member States will have two years to reach compliance after approval....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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