• Now It’s States That Are Getting Cyber Insurance

    “It’s a big budget item for us. But it’s absolutely worth it,” says Utah’s chief information officer. Utah was badly stung by a hacker in 2013 and ended up paying millions to victims, lawyers, and for computer...

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  • SCOTUS May Consider China’s Interpretation Of Its Own Laws

    If the U.S. Supreme Court grants cert to a case presented by the Solicitor General On Nov. 14 it will be on track to consider for the first time the level of deference that federal courts should...

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  • One Less Female Managing Partner

    The list of female managing partners of law firms is shorter by one. Mercedes Colwin was removed from that post at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani’s New York office after she appeared on Fox News to talk about...

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  • Responding To Equifax

    The cybersecurity policies the Electronic Frontier Foundation promotes are straws in the wind regarding public policy. Its suggestions on how Congress should respond to the Equifax breach sound fanciful in the present political climate, but it is...

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  • Court Oks Privilege For Non-Attorney Emails

    A recent opinion from the Northern District of Illinois sided with defendant Experian, in a case where a plaintiff wanted to see email exchanges involving Experian non-attorney employees. The question in this matter devolved, in part, to...

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  • Sludge Surfers Spur Environmental Investigation

    U.S. Steel regularly dumps hexavalent chromium, a toxic byproduct of its production processes, into Lake Michigan, but a band of intrepid surfers who braved a dunking in the waste pond-like waters off Gary, Indiana, has caught the...

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  • Skadden Caught Up In Ukrainian Corruption Probe

    A special investigations unit of the Ukrainian general prosecutor’s office is investigating a 2012 report prepared for the Ukrainian government by Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom. The report was commissioned by Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, a...

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  • AT&T Threatens Litigation If DOJ Blocks Takeover

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says his company has no intention of selling CNN as part of the Time Warner takeover and will fight any attempt to make that a condition of the $85 billion deal. Stephenson defended...

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  • Competitors’s Case Vs Malwarebytes Is Dismissed

    A case alleging that computer security software from Malwarebytes Inc. illegally classifies a competitor’s software as a potentially unwanted program, or “PUP,” was dismissed by Judge Edward J. Davila in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

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  • Should U.S. Companies Get On The Bribery Bandwagon?

    “Every other country goes into these places, and they do what they have to do,” according to Donald Trump. Granted, that was in a 2012 interview, but one recent study finds that in the first months of...

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