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Whistleblower Attorney Provides Historical Context to Time Magazine Explaining the Duty of All Americans to Report Those Who Break the Law
12/11/2019 4:47:33 PM
Today,  Time Magazine  recognized the Public Servants of the Intelligence Community impeachment proceedings, including the anonymous whistleblower, as the “Guardians of the Year.”     Whistleblower attorney  Stephen Kohn, a partner at the qui tam law firm  Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, and longtime advocate for whistleblower protection, spoke with  Time Magazine  to provide …
WWF statement on Salonga National Park in the DRC
WWF statement on Salonga National Park in the DRC
12/11/2019 1:57:32 PM
WWF is suspending its support toward field patrols in Salonga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with immediate effect as of Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Mark Pukita Formally Announces His Candidacy for U.S. Senate, 2022 (R-OH)
Mark Pukita Formally Announces His Candidacy for U.S. Senate, 2022 (R-OH)
12/10/2019 1:57:29 PM
DUBLIN, OH - Today, December 10, 2019, Mark Pukita (“Mark”) formally announces to the Great People of the Great State of Ohio that he is running to be your Senator, representing you in the U.S.
Aeroflot Receives Innovation Time 2019 Award for its
Aeroflot Receives Innovation Time 2019 Award for its "Tax Monitoring Data Mart" Digital Project
12/10/2019 6:26:03 AM
Aeroflot won the annual Innovation Time 2019 award in the category "IT and digital technologies". The prestigious award was granted to the project "Tax Monitoring Data Mart", which was developed by the airline and recognized as the organizational and managerial innovation of the year.
OSHA Top 10 Citations for 2019 and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
OSHA Top 10 Citations for 2019 and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties
12/9/2019 10:37:12 AM
Protecting the health and safety of the U.S. workforce has improved over the years, but as recently as 2017, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that 5,147 workers still died on the job.
Huawei asks court to overturn FCC order on government subsidy program
Huawei asks court to overturn FCC order on government subsidy program
12/9/2019 8:42:09 AM
Huawei mounted a legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), seeking the court to overturn an unlawful order passed by the FCC on Nov.
The Air We Grieve: Extinction Rebellion Block Central London Road to Demand Action on Deadly Air Pollution as Hunger Strikers Continue into Fourth Week
The Air We Grieve: Extinction Rebellion Block Central London Road to Demand Action on Deadly Air Pollution as Hunger Strikers Continue into Fourth Week
12/9/2019 4:24:21 AM
#ElectionRebellion #UpgradeDemocracy #ThreeDemandsBill • Extinction Rebellion have blocked Cranbourne Street outside Leicester Square Station to demand action on deadly levels of air pollution in London.
Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by Cartridge Sale from Amazon Australia
Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by Cartridge Sale from Amazon Australia
12/6/2019 2:57:17 PM
Canon Inc. today announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with Amazon Australia based on the alleged infringement of claim 160 of Canon’s Australian Patent Number AU2014208277 regarding the cartridge models CE505A and CF280A offered by Cartridge Sale under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B00ZQSSLV6 and B00KHZW4W0.
Insider Perspective: The United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights 2019
Insider Perspective: The United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights 2019
12/6/2019 12:50:02 PM
From 25-27 November 2019, Geneva hosted the 8th  edition of the  UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, bringing together around 2,000 representatives of government, business, human rights experts, activists and civil society organizations.
Latest Decision from U.K. High Court Involving TuneIn and Sony Music / Warner Music
Latest Decision from U.K. High Court Involving TuneIn and Sony Music / Warner Music
12/6/2019 6:30:13 AM
In the dispute between Sony Music / Warner Music and TuneIn, the U.K. High Court has decided today to allow both parties to appeal the decision it handed down, previous press statement here.
SoftBank Corp. and HAPSMobile-led Proposal for Expanded Use of HAPS Spectrum Bands Adopted as Agenda Item for World Radiocommunication Conference 2023
SoftBank Corp. and HAPSMobile-led Proposal for Expanded Use of HAPS Spectrum Bands Adopted as Agenda Item for World Radiocommunication Conference 2023
12/5/2019 6:02:37 PM
SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) and its subsidiary HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) are conducting international standardization activities related to High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) spectrum at the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) and Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT).
Carol B. Tomé elected to Verizon Board of Directors
Carol B. Tomé elected to Verizon Board of Directors
12/5/2019 5:15:37 PM
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) today announced the election of Carol B. Tomé, former Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President—Corporate Services of The Home Depot, Inc., to the Verizon Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020.
Neste is concerned about the massive social and human impact of the strike threat on Finland
Neste is concerned about the massive social and human impact of the strike threat on Finland
12/5/2019 10:00:21 AM
In Finland, there is a widespread industrial strike threat on 9–11 December 2019 which would widely affect Neste as well. There are altogether 2,400 employees in Neste’s operations involved in the possible strike in Finland.
Thomson Reuters to Provide Westlaw Edge, Practical Law to US Federal Courts
Thomson Reuters to Provide Westlaw Edge, Practical Law to US Federal Courts
12/4/2019 11:29:59 AM
Thomson Reuters announced a newly awarded multi-year contract with the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) to provide  Westlaw Edge  and other market-leading legal research tools to the Federal Judiciary, including the Supreme Court of the United States and all U.S.
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Executive Wins Stevie Award for Women in Business
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Executive Wins Stevie Award for Women in Business
12/4/2019 8:22:55 AM
Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions, the market-leading provider of enterprise legal spend and matter management, contract lifecycle management, and legal analytics solutions, announced that  Alyza Tarmohamed  was named a Silver Award winner in the Female Executive of the Year - Business Services category in the 16th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.  Alyza, General …
Warner Music Group Ups Jon Glass to Head of Digital Legal Affairs
Warner Music Group Ups Jon Glass to Head of Digital Legal Affairs
12/4/2019 6:35:13 AM
Warner Music Group (WMG) announced the appointment of Jon Glass to Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Legal Affairs. In this role, he will lead the company’s legal efforts in support of WMG’s major digital initiatives, working closely with WMG’s business development team.
DarkCyber for December 3, 2019, Now Available
DarkCyber for December 3, 2019, Now Available
12/3/2019
DarkCyber for December 3, 2019, is now available at on Vimeo at https://www.vimeo.com/376631086 and on YouTube at https://youtu.be/VpyJZH-jRfA. A direct link to the video is available at DarkCyber at www.arnoldit.com/wordpress.
44% Rise in Requests from Foreign Prosecutors to UK for Help Investigating Tax Crimes
44% Rise in Requests from Foreign Prosecutors to UK for Help Investigating Tax Crimes
12/2/2019 6:59:27 AM
 There has been a 44% rise in the number of information requests from foreign prosecutors to the UK for help with criminal tax investigations, says Thomson Reuters.
Improving understanding of sustainability disclosure by aligning taxonomy
Improving understanding of sustainability disclosure by aligning taxonomy
11/28/2019 1:55:03 PM
 Two leading initiatives providing resources to help audiences understand the environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure landscape – Carrots & Sticks and WBCSD’s  the  Reporting Exchange – have collaborated to improve access to reliable and comparable information by aligning taxonomies.
American Whistleblower Lawyers Demand Greece to Protect Confidential Novartis Whistleblowers
11/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
U.S. attorneys for confidential and anonymous Greek whistleblowers  today demanded  that the Greek government cease and desist all efforts to learn the identities of their clients.  The whistleblowers reported serious allegations of bribery by the international pharmaceutical company Novartis to U.S.