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Hot Topic: Yahoo’s Data Security Woes Grow

Yahoo Inc.’s recent announcement that a billion subscriber accounts were hacked in 2013 is just the latest cybersecurity woe for the Silicon Valley web giant. In August, the company announced that 500 million user accounts had been compromised in a 2014 hack,...

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Financial Regulators Speak on Cyber Security

In response to the growth of cyber-attacks faced by banks, insurance companies and other financial services providers, on Sept. 13, the New York Department of Financial Services issued proposed regulations requiring certain state entities to implement cybersecurity...

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Truth and the Value of Mediation

Everywhere I look I see the value in mediation. Take all the fuss about “truth,” for example.  Truth-o-meters, fact checkers, etc.  The truth turned out to be what the voters believed it was. Likewise, “The Truth” at trial is determined by a jury of one’s peers based...

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Making the Move from In House Counsel to Rancher

A few years ago, we were conducting a search for an in-house licensing attorney with pharmaceutical experience for a long-term contract position. Several highly qualified attorneys  applied to our search. One was a Fordham JD with multiple degrees and certificates....

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Hot Topic: Court Halts New Overtime Rules

Just before Thanksgiving, a federal court in Texas blocked the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing new rules that would have expanded the number of employees who must be paid overtime. The rules were set to take effect on Dec. 1. Instead, that was the day the...

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