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Hemp & CBD Law: The future of this booming but largely unregulated industry

 

Maximize Insurance Coverage: Technology Risks, Cyber Crime & Regulatory Exposures

 

 

The Future of Cyber Operations and the Government

In the forthcoming National Defense Authorization Act the House Armed Services Committee — specifically the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threat Capabilities — seeks […]

The New York Privacy Act Would Allow Direct Action

The New York Privacy Act,  introduced last month by state Sen. Kevin Thomas, advocates for consumer agency over their personal data and would give […]

CannaLawBlog — Legalizing Cannabis Cash

On May 20, 2019 banking associations from all 50 states and 1 territory sent a letter to Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee […]

ISO 27001 & The GDPR:
 Identifying Overlap and Streamlining Efforts

 

This is based on a session presented at the Privacy+Security Forum in Washington, DC, chaired by Professors Daniel Solove and Paul Schwartz. This is […]

The Opioid Addiction Story: What Tort Attorneys Should Know | Aug. 1, 2019

With Forensic Psychiatrist and Addiction Specialist David Kan, M.D., D.F.A.S.A.M.
As opioid addiction continues to claim lives and litigation continues to expand, attorneys who may […]

New Class Settlement Rules & Structures | Webinar | June 20

Dr. Babyl: Artificial Intelligence Could Save Lives, Time and Money — TheDailyBeast.com

 
Itchy throat? Headache? Upset stomach? There’s an app for that. There is a new AI healthcare system called Babylon UK’s National Health Service which […]

The Wrong-Headedness of Hindsight Standards — Michelle Yeary | Drug & Device Law Blog

Dechert LLP attorney Michelle Yeary cautions against applying perfect hindsight to drug liability.
“We all know hindsight is 20/20.  And, it’s easy.  There are dozens […]

J&J Hit with $120 Million Verdict at Mesh Trial

A Philadelphia jury returned a $120 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson after finding that a negligently designed pelvic mesh implant caused chronic pain […]

Suits Allege Apple Concealed Knowledge of iPhone 7 Defect

Apple Inc. has been sued in federal courts in Illinois and California for allegedly knowingly selling iPhone 7 and 7 plus models with an […]

Artificial Intelligence: DeepMind on Debugging Learned Predictive Models

DeepMind, an artificial intelligence research company, in a recent blog post discusses three ways to eliminate bugs in learned predictive models. The company was […]

Top Five Things to Know if You’re Building Your Cannabis Empire Through M&A — CannaLawBlog

Cannabis is associated with calm. Joining the industry is anything but.
 

Hilary Bricken already has nearly a decade of experience in the field of […]

Moving Your Corporate Data to the Cloud: Top 13 Things to Think About as you Review Your Hosting Agreement — Judy Selby Consulting

Some data migration risks can be mitigated at the cloud contract stage, Allison Bird, Judy Selby’s partner at Clearview Privacy Consulting LLC, explains.

Regarding indemnification, […]

The Cloud: Selected Benefits, Risks, and Insurance Coverage Issues (Part 1) — Barnes & Thornburg

 
Cloud Risk: Do You Transfer Liability Along with Data?
Many of us were using data clouds before we even knew what they were. Now, while […]

Anderson Kill’s 5th Annual Cyber Insurance Recovery Conference

 
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Spotify Tells EU Apple is Hampering Competitors as Apple Music Surpasses Spotify in U.S. — MoginRubin

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Top Class Actions: Vaccine Litigation Case Roundup

1.Husband and Wife File Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit 
“A North Carolina husband and wife recently filed a new Zostavax shingles vaccine lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Merck […]

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Product Liability in the Internet of Things — Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

National Geographic Disclosed Customer Info, Class Action Says — Top Class Actions Blog

One Stock for the Coming Marijuana Boom, Says The Motley Fool

“This legal pot stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19.”

“Cannabis legalization is sweeping over North America – 10 states plus Washington, D.C., have […]