M&A Safety Zone Zoned Out

As of February 2 the DOJ will be focusing on mergers involving companies with a history of anti-competitive information exchange. The new priority coincides […]

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D&O Claims Re Cyber & Crypto Are Up; For SPACs, Down

Tapping coverage dispute attorneys and experts from the insurance industry, a post from Business Insurance says that cyber and crypto issues have overtaken SPACs […]

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SEC Said To Be Hedging On Proposed Climate-Disclosure Rule

Concerned about a potential barrage of lawsuits, SEC Commissioner Gary Gensler is considering backing off on pending climate-action disclosure requirements. That’s per a Politico […]

Welcome Aboard

Anyone who ever watched a cop drama (or suffered a real-life arrest) is familiar with the “read him his rights” ritual. Writing in FCPA […]

But Are They Celebrities?

The use of names, images and likenesses are protected by rights of publicity and rights of privacy, and publicity rights can also protect against […]

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Shell Oil Board Of Directors Sued In UK Court

UK non-profit ClientEarth has sued company directors at oil giant Shell PLC, alleging the company is not acting in the best interest of its […]

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Insuring AI-Based Financial Trading

It’s a brave new world for insurers, says a post from Sarah Abrams, Head of Professional Liability Claims at Bowhead Specialty, as AI is […]

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Party Hangover: Potential Executive Liability In McDonald’s Case

A judge in Delaware’s Court of Chancery has refused to dismiss a shareholder derivative lawsuit alleging that a former HR executive breached his fiduciary […]

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DOJ’s “Lackluster” Win In A Labor Antitrust Case

In a case brought under the Sherman Act, the Department of Justice has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the regional manager of […]

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Proposed Framework To Address AI Risk Released By NIST

The initial version of its Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0) has been released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology […]