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  • Sinovac Biotech Discloses Possible FCPA Violations

    Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech disclosed that it is investigating possible violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The disclosure is noteworthy because none of the possible violations are believed to have occurred in the United States nor is the company based here.

    Due Diligence- 16 readers -
  • Equifax proves case against forced arbitration

    By David Dayen, The Intercept – EQUIFAX, THE CREDIT REPORTING BUREAU that on Thursday admitted one of the largest data breaches in history, affecting 143 million U.S. consumers, is maneuvering to prevent victims from banding together to sue the company, according to consumer protection advocates and elected officials.

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 14 readers -
  • Staying Safe on Labor Day Weekend

    Everyone looks forward to Labor Day weekend so that they can enjoy an excursion at the lake, beach party, picnic in the park, backyard barbecue, or even a getaway. Although this long holiday weekend often leads to happy memories, it can be hazardous if certain safety precautions are disregarded. To help you and your family enjoy a safe, injury-free Labor Day weekend, Staver Law ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • The Equifax Data Breach

    By: Robert J. Nahoum Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said, “The Equifax breach potentially exposed sensitive personal information for over eight million New Yorkers. Equifax, one of the nation’s top credit reporting agencies, recently reported that the private data of roughly 143 million Americans had been compromised due a security hack.

    The Law Offices of Robert J Nahoum- 15 readers -
  • BREAKING NEWS: Allied Home Mortgage Ordered to Pay $268 Million!

    Jim Hodge and Allied Home Mortgage left a bad taste in the mouths of many Allied employees and homeowners too. Neither Hodge nor his mortgage company are strangers to controversy. The two have faced countless lawsuits by lenders, wage claims, arbitration claims by former branch managers, and enforcement actions by at least 9 states.

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
  • Brann & Isaacson Lawyers Prevail in South Dakota Supreme Court Commerce Clause Challenge

    Brann & Isaacson partners George Isaacson, Martin Eisenstein, and Matthew Schaefer prevailed on September 14, 2017, in the South Dakota Supreme Court on a major statutory challenge to the leading U.S. Supreme Court Commerce Clause case protecting remote sellers with no physical presence from being obligated to collect and remit sales and use tax, Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U.S.

    Brann & Isaacson- 15 readers -
  • How Social Media can Affect your Truck Accident Case

    Most of us grew up in a time where, for the most part, a fender-bender or a side scrape was a private occurrence between two people and the only time you would hear about an accident that didn’t involve someone you knew personally would be if it were reported by the news. But these days, it no longer matters if an accident was large enough for the media to care about – before t ...

    Houston Personal Injury Attorney- 14 readers -
  • Hurricane Harvey: Law Firms In The Aftermath

    With hurricane season underway, at-risk small businesses need to make sure they have a response plan in place to mitigate potential damages. Unfortunately, many small companies, especially law firms, don’t come close to being hurricane-ready. And this lack of preparedness can come at a significant cost.

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • Christopher Brogdon Investor Alert: Brogdon Bankruptcy Filing

    Christopher Brogdon, the organizer of several municipal bond offerings accused of fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2015, filed a bankruptcy petition on September 15, 2017 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He sought that the bankruptcy be maintained under Ch. 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

    Alan Rosca/ Investment Fraud Lawyers- 17 readers -
  • SURETIES DO NOT ISSUE BONDS RISK-FREE TO THE BOND-PRINCIPAL

    If your construction company is bonded, then you have signed a General Agreement of Indemnity with your surety / bonding company. Stated another way, if a surety issued an obligee on behalf of your construction company, as the bond-principal, a payment or performance bond, then you have signed a General Agreement of Indemnity with your surety.

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 13 readers -
  • Keeping Your Child Safe as They Head Back to School

    Although you may be excited for your child to head back to school, you may also be worried about their safety. Fortunately, there are a variety of things you can do to keep your child safe as they head back to school. Below are several back to school safety tips that Staver Law Group recommends to parents who would like to ensure their child’s safety throughout the school year: ...

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 14 readers -
  • Peter Brann Again To Offer Course At Harvard Law School

    Partner Peter Brann will once again be co–teaching a class at the Harvard Law School as a Lecturer in Law during the Fall 2017 term on “The Role of the State Attorney General” with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. Brann and Tierney have been teaching this class at Columbia and Harvard Law Schools for the past several years. Brann, who served a ...

    Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
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