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San Diego’s City Attorney Issues Costly Civil Penalties to Three Businesses for Mishandling Asbestos
San Diego’s City Attorney Issues Costly Civil Penalties to Three Businesses for Mishandling Asbestos
12/15/2017 8:14:30 AM
Recently, San Diego’s KGTV published a report about over $31,000 in penalties and restitution that three area companies have agreed to pay for violating hazardous waste laws.
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument for Seychelles
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Coordination Instrument for Seychelles
12/14/2017 4:05:53 AM
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a new three-year Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) for Seychelles. [1] Seychelles is the first IMF member country to request a PCI.
Toshiba and Western Digital Reach Global Settlement and Agree to Strengthen Flash Memory Collaboration
Toshiba and Western Digital Reach Global Settlement and Agree to Strengthen Flash Memory Collaboration
12/13/2017 9:48:36 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) (“Toshiba”), Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) (“Western Digital”) have entered into a global settlement agreement to resolve their ongoing disputes in litigation and arbitration, strengthen and extend their relationship, and enhance the mutual commitment to their ongoing flash memory …
Wolters Kluwer Thought Leader Discusses Leading Digital Transformation at LawTech Webinar
Wolters Kluwer Thought Leader Discusses Leading Digital Transformation at LawTech Webinar
12/12/2017 2:26:49 PM
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.  will have a significant presence at Aistemos’ "Lawtech-The Era of Digital Transformation" webinar on Wednesday, December 13. David Bartolone, Vice President and General Manager of the International Group for Wolters Kluwer, will give a presentation on innovation culture and the digital transformation of legal services.
Fintech Company, Deserve, Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification
12/12/2017 11:00:00 AM
Deserve, a credit card designed for Generation Z, has successfully completed the stringent Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II examination to verify the suitability of the design and operating effectiveness of the company’s security controls.
Consumers in China Widely Support Upcoming Ivory Ban, but Awareness is Low, Largest-ever Ivory Consumer Survey Finds
Consumers in China Widely Support Upcoming Ivory Ban, but Awareness is Low, Largest-ever Ivory Consumer Survey Finds
12/12/2017 7:29:24 AM
As a landmark ban on domestic elephant ivory trade comes into effect in China at the end of this month, TRAFFIC and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) surveys found that the ban has widespread support from a majority of consumers surveyed and that it is likely to substantially reduce ivory purchase.
World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies
World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies
12/11/2017 6:44:43 AM
The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines - after Human Rights Day.
New California Legislation Signed Into Law in Response to Mycobacterium Outbreak at Dental Clinic
New California Legislation Signed Into Law in Response to Mycobacterium Outbreak at Dental Clinic
12/6/2017 9:24:49 AM
In November, California’s Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1277. The bill requires the Dental Board of California to amend regulations on the minimum standards for infection control.
ConocoPhillips and the Republic of Ecuador Agree to Settlement of ICSID Award
ConocoPhillips and the Republic of Ecuador Agree to Settlement of ICSID Award
12/5/2017 1:48:18 AM
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) announced that it has reached an agreement on the terms of payment to Burlington, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ConocoPhillips, by the Republic of Ecuador under a February 2017 International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration award.
Nokia welcomes ruling of International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration in payment dispute with BlackBerry
Nokia welcomes ruling of International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration in payment dispute with BlackBerry
12/4/2017 2:43:59 PM
Nokia is pleased that the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration has ruled in favor of Nokia in a contract dispute with BlackBerry.
OSHA’s Most Frequently Cited Violations and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
OSHA’s Most Frequently Cited Violations and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
12/4/2017 9:03:28 AM
Protecting the health and safety of the U.S. workforce has improved over the years, but as recently as 2015, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 4,800 workers were killed on the job.
Historic agreement reached to protect the Arctic
Historic agreement reached to protect the Arctic
12/4/2017 2:11:24 AM
An international agreement to protect the Central Arctic Ocean against all commercial fishing was reached in Washington DC. The United States, Canada, Norway, Russia, The Kingdom of Denmark, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, China and the European Union signed a 16 year moratorium on commercial fishing in international waters covering an area of 2.8 million square kilometers or …
Greenberg Minasian Announces $700,000 Car Accident Settlement
Greenberg Minasian Announces $700,000 Car Accident Settlement
12/1/2017 4:58:11 PM
Greenberg Minasian, LLC a New Jersey personal injury law firm, has announced a recent settlement of $700,000 for a client involved in a serious motor vehicle accident that took place in 2012.
Construction Company Fined $1.5 Million Following High Rise Asbestos Removal
Construction Company Fined $1.5 Million Following High Rise Asbestos Removal
12/1/2017 1:24:30 PM
Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that a construction company was sentenced to a $1.5 million fine and three years of probation for violating the Clean Air Act.
Ocean Conservancy Welcomes Historic Agreement Reached to Protect Central Arctic Ocean
Ocean Conservancy Welcomes Historic Agreement Reached to Protect Central Arctic Ocean
12/1/2017 3:54:39 AM
Officials from 10 countries reached agreement today on an historic international accord that will protect 1.1 million square miles of the Central Arctic Ocean.
San Diego Attorney Warns Border Travelers of ‘Blind Mule’ Scams
11/30/2017 3:24:15 PM
Less than a week before Thanksgiving, a Federal Jury acquitted a 71-year-old man accused of smuggling nearly 45 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.
Tate & Lyle Receives Non-GMO Project Verification for 18 Starches, Including the Entire Line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches
Tate & Lyle Receives Non-GMO Project Verification for 18 Starches, Including the Entire Line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches
11/30/2017 5:38:06 AM
Tate & Lyle PLC (‘Tate & Lyle’), a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for 18 starch ingredients, including the entire line of CLARIA® Functional Clean-Label Starches.
Avaya Announces Court Approval of Restructuring Plan
Avaya Announces Court Approval of Restructuring Plan
11/29/2017 2:33:26 AM
Avaya announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Court”) has confirmed its second amended chapter 11 plan of reorganization (the “Plan”).
Industry MEPs vote to keep subsidising food-based biofuels until 2030
Industry MEPs vote to keep subsidising food-based biofuels until 2030
11/28/2017 12:02:06 PM
The industry committee of the European Parliament voted to reinstate a ‘renewable’ energy target for transport in 2030 [1]. Such a target would continue subsidising the use of high-emitting, food-based biofuels, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) and development NGO Oxfam said.
IOC Sanctions Five Russian Athletes and Publishes First Full Decision as Part of the Oswald Commission Findings
IOC Sanctions Five Russian Athletes and Publishes First Full Decision as Part of the Oswald Commission Findings
11/28/2017 11:26:06 AM
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published new decisions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations.