• Share Prices Take Hit After A Data Breach

    According to an analysis conducted over several years, companies that suffer data breaches are likely to underperform on the stock market. The companies analyzed included Apple, JP Morgan Chase and Yahoo. Share prices hit a post-breach low...

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  • Judge Is Emerging Giant In Discovery Jurisprudence

    A recent opinion from Winfield v. City of New York counters recent attempts to dilute Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d) safeguards of privileged information against waiver by inadvertent disclosure. The City of New York had withheld more...

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  • All The Nasty Things That Malware Can Do (To Your Website)

    Malware, most commonly understood as an infection of a device, can also refer to something that affects a website. What can happen? This post from cybersecurity company SiteLock runs through the litany, from crude defacements and “redirects,”...

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  • A Hard Look At CA’s New Law Requiring Women On Corporate Boards

    After a resolution that “urges” more equitable representation of women on corporate boards appeared to be having little effect, California passed a bill that requires it. In a Wharton School of Business post, two professors discuss California’s...

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  • Conspiracy Theorist Tries To Enlist Law Professor In Libelous Scheme

    One upon a time a PI was a private investigator who was forever getting involved in noirish mysteries. Now they’ve devolved into “Private Intelligence” operatives who create fake news and use dirty tricks to bring down political...

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  • Hundreds Of Climate Suits Being Litigated

    Hundreds of climate change lawsuits are working their way through U.S. courts, using arguments grounded in a variety of legal theories: tort, fiduciary duty, securities laws and constitutional law. This Today’s General Counsel article looks at the...

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  • Justice Kennedy Proudest Of Decisions Contrary To His Religious Beliefs

    In a talk at Stanford University, former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said that a bitterly divided citizenry has reached a low point in the national dialogue, but took some measure of hope from the possibility that...

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  • Some Myths About Arbitration

    An American Arbitration Association white paper takes on some myths about arbitration, among them that interim injunctive relief is only available in court. Arbitrators typically have the power to grant injunctive relief, and the arbitrator’s rules allow...

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  • Tesla Facing DOJ Probe

    The SEC and the FBI are investigating Tesla’s production projections, according to a regulatory filing by the company dated Nov. 2. Apparently, FBI agents are looking at whether Tesla misled investors about production of its Model 3...

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  • Pentagon Hires More White-Hat Hackers

    The Pentagon, expanding a bug-bounty program it started two years ago, has awarded contracts to three private security firms, all of them relatively new crowdsourced Silicon Valley companies. This partnership allows “vetted hackers to simulate real and...

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