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SEC Said To Be Hedging On Proposed Climate-Disclosure Rule

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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 […]

Shell Oil Board Of Directors Sued In UK Court

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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 […]

Insuring AI-Based Financial Trading

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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 […]

Party Hangover: Potential Executive Liability In McDonald’s Case

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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 […]

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

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

An Unprecedented Tin Cup From Lloyd’s List

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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 […]

Proposed Framework To Address AI Risk Released By NIST

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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 […]

SCOTUS Backs Off On A Privilege Case, Leaving A Major Cyber Risk Question Unresolved

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In a rarely invoked procedural move, two weeks after hearing oral arguments in a case involving attorney-client privilege, the Court decided to dismiss the […]

The New DOJ Incentives To “Self-Disclose”

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In highly publicized remarks that he delivered at his alma mater, Georgetown Law, the DOJ official in charge of the criminal division was emphatic […]

Corporate DEI Programs Under Attack

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Corporate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs have been targeted by lawsuits for years, but plaintiff strategies have evolved, says a post from law […]