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Renesas Electronics Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Zond LLC
Renesas Electronics Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed by Zond LLC
7/20/2017 7:46:49 AM
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, “Renesas”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that on July 14, 2017 EDT, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (Boston), ruled in favor of Renesas Electronics Corporation and Renesas Electronics America Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas, in a patent …
Justice served in Greenpeace Arctic 30 case as Russia ordered to pay the Netherlands €5.4 million in damages
Justice served in Greenpeace Arctic 30 case as Russia ordered to pay the Netherlands €5.4 million in damages
7/18/2017 9:43:04 AM
The award follows a lengthy course of arbitration dating back to the unlawful boarding, seizing and detention of the Greenpeace ship, Arctic Sunrise, following a peaceful protest in international waters in September 2013.
Vimeo Files Comments with the FCC in Support of Net Neutrality
Vimeo Files Comments with the FCC in Support of Net Neutrality
7/18/2017 8:38:01 AM
The FCC is planning to repeal the strong net neutrality rules that we fought so hard to get in 2015. Why do we care? Vimeo is the home to so many makers, watchers, and all-around internet video lovers.
National Whistleblower Day Celebration Brings Together Bipartisan Support for Whistleblowers
7/17/2017 3:17:10 PM
WHAT: Leading members of Congress, key government officials, and prominent whistleblowers will come together in a historic celebration on the Hill in honor of National Whistleblower Day.
Pemex and the STPRM (Union of Oil Workers of the Mexican Republic) Undersigned the 2017-2019 Collective Labor Contract
Pemex and the STPRM (Union of Oil Workers of the Mexican Republic) Undersigned the 2017-2019 Collective Labor Contract
7/14/2017 1:33:24 PM
Petróleos Mexicanos and the Union of Oil Workers of the Mexican Republic (STPRM by its acronym in Spanish) undersigned the Collective Labor Contract that will rule the company’s labor relations for the 2017-2019 period.
U.S. EPA Requires Southern California Plastic Manufacturers to Protect L.A. River from Pollution
U.S. EPA Requires Southern California Plastic Manufacturers to Protect L.A. River from Pollution
7/14/2017 9:56:53 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with two Southern California plastic product manufacturers to resolve federal Clean Water Act violations.
SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Research Scientist Aiming to Avoid SEC Detection
SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Research Scientist Aiming to Avoid SEC Detection
7/14/2017 9:29:13 AM
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced insider trading charges against a research scientist who allegedly searched the internet for “how sec detect unusual trade” before making a trade that the agency flagged as suspicious through data analysis.
Women Beware! 37 Year Old Woman Molested While Asleep in Popular Ride Share App Vehicle
7/13/2017 7:11:29 PM
A 37 year old woman was molested after she fell asleep in popular ride share app vehicle. The driver took her to a remote area of industrial buildings just 10 blocks from the pick up, a popular Hollywood restaurant.
EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza forest
EU Commission decides to take Poland to court for failing to protect Bialowieza forest
7/13/2017 11:06:41 AM
WWF applauds today’s  decision by the European Commission  to take Poland to European Court of Justice because of the increased logging in the Bialowieza Forest in breach of EU law. The EU Commission also decided on interim measures which will stop the wood extraction until the court’s judgement, preventing further destruction of Bialowieza’s natural resources.
Verizon responds to report: Confirms no loss or theft of customer information
Verizon responds to report: Confirms no loss or theft of customer information
7/13/2017 6:58:33 AM
As a media outlet recently reported, an employee of one of our vendors put information into a cloud storage area and incorrectly set the storage to allow external access.
A time for real action
A time for real action
7/12/2017 9:54:44 AM
By Will Johnson – SVP, Federal Regulatory & Legal Affairs Today, some companies and organizations are taking part in a “Day of Action” on net neutrality.
Join Vimeo to Protect the Internet
Join Vimeo to Protect the Internet
7/12/2017 9:25:36 AM
Today, Vimeo is standing with activists and like-minded companies in a day of action to support the existing net neutrality rules, built on a court-approved legal foundation (what’s called Title II of the Communications Act).
iHeartCommunications, Inc. Announces Extension of Private Offers to Holders of Its Five Series of Priority Guarantee Notes and Its Senior Notes Due 2021 to Exchange Such Notes for New Securities
iHeartCommunications, Inc. Announces Extension of Private Offers to Holders of Its Five Series of Priority Guarantee Notes and Its Senior Notes Due 2021 to Exchange Such Notes for New Securities
7/10/2017 11:16:06 AM
iHeartCommunications, Inc. (“iHeartCommunications”) announced that it is extending the private offers (the “Exchange Offers”) to holders of certain series of iHeartCommunications’ outstanding debt securities (the “Existing Notes”) to exchange the Existing Notes for new securities (the “New Securities”) of iHeartMedia, Inc., CC Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Regarding the receipt of a Statement of Objections from the European Commission
Regarding the receipt of a Statement of Objections from the European Commission
7/6/2017 12:54:42 PM
Canon Inc. ("Canon") today has received a Statement of Objections from the European Commission relating to a suspected breach of the notification requirement and the standstill obligation under European competition law concerning the acquisition of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation.
Via Rail Renews its Partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
Via Rail Renews its Partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada
7/4/2017 10:42:21 AM
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is proud to renew its national partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada. VIA Rail is supporting Wounded Warriors Canada by providing complimentary train travel for the participants of their 2017 Highway of Heroes Bike Ride in August and, over the course of the year, will provide complimentary train travel to ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces …
Litigation Against Western Digital Corporation
Litigation Against Western Digital Corporation
6/30/2017 1:07:56 PM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO 6502) and Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”) filed a petition with the Tokyo District Court against Western Digital Corporation, a U.S.
Hazardous Waste Testing in California to Prevent Costly Fines and Legal Proceedings
Hazardous Waste Testing in California to Prevent Costly Fines and Legal Proceedings
6/30/2017 8:09:51 AM
In May, the  Los Angeles Daily News  published an article about legal challenges facing two business owners of a recycling company. According to the article, the two men are facing close to 20 charges filed by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.
DJI Welcomes Updated Canadian Drone Rules
DJI Welcomes Updated Canadian Drone Rules
6/29/2017 4:04:07 PM
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today expressed its appreciation to the Hon. Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, for Transport Canada’s revised Interim Order on drone use.
U.S. Supreme Court to Review Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provisions
6/26/2017 1:52:19 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari today in the case of  Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, Paul.   The Court will decide the issue of whether internal reports to managers are covered under the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation law.
Wall Street’s Attack on Internal Whistleblowers Rebutted
6/22/2017 2:30:43 PM
In an article published today by Law360, leading whistleblower attorney Stephen M. Kohn disclosed the unknown legislative history behind the anti-retaliation language in the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) securities law for the first time.

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