• How An IoT Hack Could Bring Down The Grid

    There’s been much speculation about the kind of hacking that will come with the Internet of Things. Now some research at Princeton University is looking at a possible scenario, one the researchers say is worth the effort...

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  • Risk Control Begins At The Top

    Creating a risk-aware company culture begins with agreeing on a vision and making sure all the key players are on board. Start by discussing your goals and developing metrics to mark progress. One important goal is to...

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  • Celebrity Lawyers Star In Nation’s Soap Opera

    An article in Town&Country laments the crassness and loss of decorum in our civic life, and fingers big-shot lawyers with foul mouths and Neroesque lifestyles, along wth their tacky super-rich clients, as the main culprits. Lanny Davis,...

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  • New EU Whistleblower Protections

    There will be new protections for whistleblowers in the EU next year if proposed regulations go into effect. Under the new Whistleblowing Directive, employees who speak up about corporate violations of EU laws would be guaranteed a...

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  • U of Az Paid Law Firms $1.4 Million In Basketball Corruption Probe Costs

    The University of Arizona has spent at least $1.4 million on outside legal work during the 12 months since a former assistant basketball coach was arrested on charges of bribery and fraud – $796,817 to Steptoe &...

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  • NRA, Said To Be In Financial Trouble, Settles Dispute Over Loss Of Insurance

    The National Rifle Association has settled with an insurance broker that had, under the terms of a consent agreement with the state of New York, ended its relationship with the group. The broker, Lockton Affinity, had been...

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  • Judge Tosses Wine Bar’s Suit Against Trump

    District Judge Richard J. Leon has dismissed a suit alleging that Donald Trump was using the presidency to bring customers into the downtown DC Trump International Hotel, which he owns but does not actively manage. The owners...

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  • SEC Snooping Around Snap

    Snap Inc.’s March 2017 IPO raised more than $3 billion, and the stock rose from there, for awhile. Now the company is worth less than one-third of its high water valuation of more than $30 billion, its...

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  • Citing Paula Jones Case, Judge Refuses To Dismiss Lawsuit Against Trump

    The New York attorney general alleges that the Trump Foundation was used as a checkbook to settle Trump’s business disputes and to support his presidential campaign, and the Trump Foundation, President Trump and three of his children...

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  • SEC Turning The Screws On Cybersecurity

    In the face of a largely ineffectual “patchwork system of federal and state laws,” the SEC has emerged as a major de facto U.S. regulator of cybersecurity...

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