Congress created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in 1974 to, alongside the National Futures Association, oversee commodities trading in this country. Since then, the CFTC’s regulatory power has expanded further and further. Last month, the CFTC greenlit the latest strap-tightening…... Read More →
Despite employment laws designed to protect against discrimination, employers are still influenced by their biases. Apparently, even well-intentioned employers are biased against disabled persons. According to a study by Rutgers and Syracuse Universities, disabled persons who reveal their disability in…... Read More →
The Association of Corporate Counsel recently met to discuss pressing in-house counsel concerns and issues. What took center stage? Cybersecurity and damage control. Threats from cyberhackers has increasingly been the headache of general counsel from companies large and small. And… Continue... Read More →
Share prices of Allergan exploded out of the opening bell and topped out with an almost 8 percent gain over the stock’s closing. It’s been a good several trading days for the Ireland-based pharmaceutical company. The lastest jump in prices…... Read More →
It was one of the biggest product defects ever, a faulty ignition switch in General Motors cars which lead to at least 124 deaths. GM settled a federal investigation over the switches last month for $900 million. Shutting down… Continue... Read More →
‘Tis the Season for Corporate Oversight. In house can likely feel the mounting tension in the air …The latest blow to corporate and financial opacity was adopted by the SEC on August 5, 2015 — and many people didn’t even…... Read More →
In-house counsel hate California. It’s not our towering redwoods, sunny beaches, or booming economy that turns corporate attorneys off, of course. It’s the difficulty of doing business. Sixty-five percent of in-house respondents complained about the “burdensome” nature of working… Continue... Read More →
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