Kaseya Hack Pushes Firms to Deepen Legal professional, IT Relationship

Jake Holland

A spate of ransomware attacks and supply chain disruptions are forcing external and internal consultants to work more closely with IT departments to increase security and minimize the legal risks associated with such attacks. Large-scale ransomware attacks drive conversations between IT departments and lawyers as executives see the headlines and recognize the potential cost of … Read more

Argument evaluation: Justices divided in procedural battle between Baltimore, oil corporations in local weather combat

Argument analysis: Justices divided in procedural battle between Baltimore, oil companies in climate fight

Kannon Shanmugam argues for BP and other fossil fuel companies (Art Lien) In a 2015 speech at Harvard Law School, Justice Elena Kagan told the audience that “we are all textualists now” – that is, any attempt to interpret a statute begins (and often ends) with the language of the statute . This principle could … Read more

FTC Cracking Down and Issuing Fines for Misleading Claims by CBD Firms

FTC Cracking Down and Issuing Fines for Deceptive Claims by CBD Companies

On December 17, the FTC issued a press release announcing the first law enforcement action against misleading claims in the growing market for cannabidiol (CBD) products. According to the press release, some companies claimed their oils, balms, gums, coffee, and other goods could treat serious illnesses such as cancer and diabetes. We have written extensively … Read more

Faux domains posing as firms growing COVID-19 remedies seized by U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace

Fake domain names posing as companies developing COVID-19 treatments seized by U.S. Attorney’s Office

Authorities have seized two domain names posing as biotechnology companies developing COVID-19 treatments, but apparently collecting personal information for fraud and installing malware, the US prosecutor in Baltimore said Friday. An investigation was opened by Homeland Security Investigations earlier this month after corporate security found the bogus website and contacted authorities for a company identified … Read more

FTC Cracks Down on Well being Claims by CBD Firms

FTC Cracks Down on Health Claims by CBD Companies

The Federal Trade Commission just announced a series of six settlements that included individual fines for false advertising by cannabidiol (CBD) companies. The target companies claimed that a variety of products containing CBD, including oils, balms, gums, coffee, and other merchandise, could treat cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, and other serious medical conditions. Operation CBDeceit … Read more

How a Private Damage Lawyer Can Assist You Take care of Insurance coverage Corporations

Police officer leaning in window of car after accident; image by Matt Chesin, via

Anwälte wissen, wie das Gericht funktioniert und was Sie zu erwarten haben, wenn Sie Ihren Fall präsentieren. So können sie Sie über Techniken beraten, um Ihren Fall zu gewinnen. Wenn Sie bei einem Unfall verletzt werden, müssen Sie zunächst selbst überprüfen, ob Sie geringfügige oder schwere Verletzungen erlitten haben. Überprüfen Sie als nächstes andere Passagiere … Read more

How Trucking Firms Might Attempt to Evade Legal responsibility After a Crash

Rear view of a white semi-truck; image by Craig Adderley, via

The haulage companies do not negotiate fairly if they can avoid this. However, an aggressive accident professional can keep them largely honest. Truck accidents are easily the most terrifying breakdowns on the US highway system. Truck accidents almost always involve multiple vehicles and can also endanger communities if the affected truck is a tanker carrying … Read more

Case preview: When can U.S. firms be sued for alleged violations of worldwide human rights?

Case preview: When can U.S. companies be sued for alleged violations of international human rights?

Enacted as part of the Judiciary Act of 1789, the Alien Tort Statute allows foreigners to bring lawsuits in U.S. courts for serious violations of international law. On Tuesday, the justices will hear oral argument in a pair of cases, Nestlé USA v. Doe I and Cargill, Inc. v. Doe I, that ask whether a … Read more

Stealing from Your Personal Firm: The Defence of Consent in Legal Prosecution of Controllers of Collapsed Corporations.

Joseph Kwadwo Konadu

1.Introduction It is trite that companies are separate from their shareholders, directors and key management personnel (“controllers”).[1] A company’s property does not belong to its shareholders or directors – even if the company has a single shareholder who is also the sole director.[2] Even though these principles are basic and have been consistently applied by the … Read more