• Gun-Tracing In The U.S Is From Another Century

    It’s no accident the U.S. has an archaic system for tracing guns, according to documentary film maker David Freid, whose work on the subject is up for an Emmy. “The technology that we use is largely designed...

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  • Data And Business Litigation

    Data retention is a double-edged sword. Data can be a treasure trove of evidence, notably in matters involving trade secrets and non-compete agreements, but in virtually any type of litigation. At the same time, data – holding...

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  • Harnessing Market Forces To Confront Cyber Risk

    Corporations are currently not doing enough to address cyber risks, nor are those risks being addressed appropriately by the markets – specifically by investors, credit rating agencies and insurers – according an article from the Lawfare Institute....

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  • Oil Companies Taking the Lead On Ethics

    All multinationals hire fixers to win business in complex environments. They provide introductions to decision-makers, intelligence, and an in-country presence. Some are established firms, but as often as not they are well-connected individuals who sometimes serve as...

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  • Developments In International Employment Law

    Employment law is high on the agenda of many governments worldwide. This Today’s General Counsel article looks at these developments in three international jurisdictions: The United States, China and Europe. A key pending issue in the U.S....

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  • Supreme Court Changing Where You Can Be Sued

    In three decisions over the past five years, the Supreme Court has curtailed the power of U.S. courts over out-of-state and international defendants by restricting both general and specific jurisdiction. Litigation is being routed to where the...

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  • Big Fines, Early Lessons, From The GDPR

    The two biggest fines ever imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation were leveled by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office in July. Both dwarfed the €50 million ($56.3M) imposed by France against Google in January.

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  • A First: Execs Indicted For Failure To Report Product Defects

    Two executives of a CA company that imports humidifiers from China are being prosecuted for failing to report a potentially dangerous defect in one their products until at least six months after they became aware of it....

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  • Sit or Stand Is The Question For California Employers

    California requires employers to provide suitable seating at any workstation where the nature of the work “reasonably permits the use of a seat.” Cashiers, greeters, bank tellers and even security guards have filed lawsuits claiming that their...

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  • Cyber “Advanced Persistent Threats” Lurk Before Striking

    Some of the most insidious and sophisticated cyber attacks against organizations take the form of “Advanced Persistent Threats.” The key to how APTs work is stealth. An initial breach may employ conventional hacking strategies, like phishing or...

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