• Cybersecurity Director Sues Former Employer Under False Claims Act

    The former senior director of cybersecurity for a large aerospace company alleges that his ex-employer committed fraud under the False Claims Act because it failed to meet information security requirements. A California federal court has ruled that...

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  • Maximizing Privilege In Data Breach Investigations

    The Investigation of a data breach is not automatically protected, but there are ways to maximize the chances that it will be...

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  • How The #MeToo Movement Has Changed M&A

    The #MeToo movement has had a major effect on what investors and buyers are obliged to do in order to manage risk. This Today’s General Counsel article, by Littler attorneys Devjani H. Mishra and Raoul Parekh, discusses...

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  • Trump’s Hard Line Includes Business Immigration

    Media attention on President Trump’s immigration policy tends to focus on illegal border crossing. But Trump also has called for a big reduction in legal immigration and has specifically targeted U.S. businesses that hire foreign professionals. This...

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  • Doctor Sues Plaintiff Lawyer For $13M

    A doctor in Florida, after cutting loose from his insurer and refusing to settle a malpractice lawsuit, won his case. The legal battle took ten years, and he says it cost him 18,000 hours and a million...

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  • You Can’t Beat It, So You Better Insure It

    That’s the message from the insurance industry, or at least as relayed from one San Francisco-based cyber-specialty insurance company that recently received $40 million in venture capital funding. That message, presumably, is based on what appears to...

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  • Derby Announcer Claims Trademark For “Down The Stretch They Come,” Sues Amazon

    The Kentucky Derby announcer known for saying “down the stretch they come” as the horses head for the straightaway has sued Amazon. He is claiming trademark protection, and he says the company is selling merchandise that uses...

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  • Odds Shorten On a Lawsuit Determining Ky Derby Winner

    The owner of Maximum Security, the horse who finished first at the Kentucky Derby but was disqualified after a controversial interference call, is said to be contemplating a lawsuit. The grounds would be denial of due process,...

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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,...

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  • Apple Facing False Advertising and Fraud Suit

    Apple’s motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that claims it is tricking iTunes customers into buying TV bundles by artificially inflating the episode count has been denied by a federal judge in California. Plaintiffs claim Apple...

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