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An Unprecedented Tin Cup From Lloyd’s List

An oil tanker that has been rotting in the Red Sea off the coast of war-ravaged Yemen since 2017 is in danger of breaking […]

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Mayer Brown Preview: Technology, Privacy, Cybersecurity & IP (Europe And The US)

A look at the year ahead compiled by a group of Mayer Brown attorneys, many of them from the firm’s London office. The focus […]

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How The Fiscal ’23 Defense Bill Will Affect Contractors

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023, passed by Congress on December 15, contains numerous provisions in addition to the major […]

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First Ever Company Hit With “ATA” Antiterrorism Law

For the first time, 18 U.S.C. § 2339B of the Antiterrorism Act (“ATA”) has been invoked to prosecute a company for providing material support […]

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Coming Litigation Storm Over Plastics

A number of news outlets, including BNN Bloomberg, have reported a recent study predicting that massive litigation targeting the plastics industry is imminent and […]

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Lloyd’s Bulletin Y5381 Has The Market In A Tizzy

Issued on August 16, with the title “State backed cyber-attack exclusions,” Lloyd’s Market Bulletin Ref: Y5381 says in part that all cyber-attack policies falling […]

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Time To End The Taboo On “Worst-Case” Climate Scenarios

A post in the online publication Inside Climate News suggests it’s time for scientists and others, including politicians and risk managers, to quit walking […]

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Lawyers, Journalists Sue CIA & Pompeo, Claim Their Phones Were Stripped

The CIA and its former director Mike Pompeo are being sued by journalists and attorneys who claim data was exfiltrated from their phones when […]

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Lithium-Ion Cargo Fire Liability May Extend Farther Than You Think

The quantity of lithium-ion batteries currently being shipped at sea is staggering. It includes the raw batteries themselves, more than 80 percent of which […]

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Global Insurer: Looming Civil Unrest Is Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

Businesses worldwide should prepare for a rise in civil unrest, according to a post from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS). Civil unrest “increasingly […]