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Brexit Sparks Visa Concern Among EU Trainees

Thu, 2019-02-14 02:30

The issue relates to the status of EU nationals hoping to work in the U.K.

         

Here's the 'Extraordinary' Story of Treasury Nominee Bimal Patel, Ex-O'Melveny Partner

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:55

“I am so fortunate that the doctors saved my life and that my parents, particularly my mom, always believed in me, Patel, up for a key Treasury post, told U.S. senators on Thursday at his confirmation hearing.

         

Money Lessons for Lawyers Courtesy of the New England Patriots

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:46

If retirement is the big game in your financial life, how well-prepared are you to win it?

         

Insurance Fight Over Gloria Estefan's Hotel Decided on Appeal 15 Years Later

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:40

The dispute is over 2004 hurricane damage to an oceanfront resort owned by Gloria and Emilio Estefan.

         

U.S. News to Launch New Way to Rank Law Schools

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:34

The new "scholarly impact" ranking will list schools according to the research productivity of their faculties and the number of citations law professors' scholarship generates.

         

Labor of Law: Artificial Intelligence Goes to Washington | New Sexual Harassment Ruling | Workplace Romances | Plus: Who Got the Work

Wed, 2019-02-13 23:00

Here are some early observations on the Trump administration's moves on the artificial intelligence. Plus: there's a big new sexual harassment ruling out of the Fourth Circuit, and check out Around the Water Cooler and our roundup of notable moves. Thanks for reading!

         

Harping and Hammering, Legal Titans Conclude Arguments in Harvard Admissions Case

Wed, 2019-02-13 20:18

Is admission to the most coveted college in the land a matter of science or art?

         

Mueller Prosecutors Are Unleashed From Paul Manafort Plea Agreement

Wed, 2019-02-13 18:34

Jackson's ruling does not resolve what benefit, if any, Manafort will receive at the time he is sentenced.

         

Proskauer Nears $1B Revenue Mark as It Posts New Profit Highs

Wed, 2019-02-13 17:52

The firm saw gross revenue grow by 9.8 percent, while profits per equity partner jumped 12.4 percent.

         

Republican Senators Reintroduce Bill Pushing for Disclosure of Litigation Funding

Wed, 2019-02-13 17:40

Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, John Cornyn of Texas, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and Ben Sasse reintroduced the Litigation Funding Transparency Act (LFTA) on Wednesday.

         

Marijuana Banking Goes to Washington, as House Holds First-Ever Hearing

Wed, 2019-02-13 17:26

"Having a safe harbor for banks is probably the most expeditious way of getting more folks out of the black and gray markets and into the legitimate markets," California Treasurer Fiona Ma said.

         

Plaintiffs Lawyers Ready to Battle Over Allegedly Defective 3M Earplugs

Wed, 2019-02-13 17:23

Lawyers predict thousands of lawsuits to be filed on behalf of U.S. service members who allege that 3M's earplugs caused hearing loss.

         

Inside Track: A GC for Robots? | Into the Breach - GDPR Edition

Wed, 2019-02-13 17:00

A consensus is forming that AI needs legal supervision. Also, data breaches reported in Europe suggest a looming wave of GDPR enforcement and we suss out the difference between the roles of GC and chief legal officer.

         

Matt Fawcett of NetApp Brings Law's Mental Health Conversation In-House

Wed, 2019-02-13 16:32

Matt Fawcett, the general counsel of NetApp, said legal industry leaders can play a role in creating a healthier work environment for lawyers.

         

US Treasury Department Criticizes EU's List of High-Risk Countries

Wed, 2019-02-13 16:28

“They threw so much shade on the European Commission, said one international trade lawyer. The Treasury Department not only dismissed the list as being based on flimsy methodology, it also suggested that U.S. financial institutions ignore it.

         

Next Gen EDRM: Reworking the Ediscovery Model

Wed, 2019-02-13 15:32

In this episode of the Expert Perspectives podcast, sponsored by Zapproved and hosted on Corporate Counsel, we hear how an updated EDRM can facilitate more efficient process development and better business outcomes

         

Skadden's DOJ Deal Is Off-Limits for Russian Company Claiming Mueller Abuses

Wed, 2019-02-13 14:52

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich rejected a bid by Concord Management to explore how the Skadden law firm inked a civil settlement over alleged foreign-lobbying violations.

         

Walmart's Phyllis Harris Leaving to Become General Counsel of American Red Cross

Wed, 2019-02-13 14:45

Phyllis Harris, Walmart Inc.'s senior vice president and head of legal operations, is leaving the company at the end of February to become general counsel and chief compliance officer of the American Red Cross.

         

How to Identify and Resolve High Exposure Claims Early

Wed, 2019-02-13 14:22

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019Time: 2:00 p.m. EST |11 a.m. PSTCost: ComplimentarySponsored by:    High

         

SEC Charges Former Apple Securities Lawyer With Insider Trading

Wed, 2019-02-13 14:15

Gene Levoff, the former global head of corporate law and corporate secretary of Apple Inc., has been charged with insider trading. The SEC and the District of New Jersey brought parallel charges against Levoff on Wednesday.

         

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