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AFL Recipient of BBB Upstate 2019 Business of Integrity Award for Community Service
AFL Recipient of BBB Upstate 2019 Business of Integrity Award for Community Service
11/12/2019 1:19:39 PM
  AFL, an international manufacturer of fiber optic cable and accessories, was honored to be the recipient of the 2019 Business of Integrity Award for Community Service (200+ employee category) by the Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate.
Dean Sonderegger to Lead Panel on the Future of Legal Innovation at Ark Group’s Second Annual Law Firm Innovation Summit
Dean Sonderegger to Lead Panel on the Future of Legal Innovation at Ark Group’s Second Annual Law Firm Innovation Summit
11/12/2019 10:07:50 AM
Dean Sonderegger, head of  Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., will lead a panel of legal industry experts in a discussion titled, “How to Create the New Innovative Lawyer” at the Ark Group’s Second Annual Legal Innovation Summit on Wednesday, November 13 at the Harvard Club in Boston, MA.
Motorola Solutions’ Leading Mobile Technology Developed in Glasgow to be Rolled Out to Police Scotland Officers
Motorola Solutions’ Leading Mobile Technology Developed in Glasgow to be Rolled Out to Police Scotland Officers
11/12/2019 9:50:10 AM
Police Scotland have begun the rollout of Motorola Solutions ’ digital policing application suite Pronto as part of an overall mobile working solution for officers in Glasgow.
Abortion Gets Viewed from Different Perspectives
Abortion Gets Viewed from Different Perspectives
11/11/2019 7:59:29 PM
More than four decades have passed since the US Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade. However, both the pro- and anti-abortion camps are still debating about the subject.
Six Broker-Dealers Select IHS Markit to Manage Questionnaires for Securities Financing Transaction Regulation
Six Broker-Dealers Select IHS Markit to Manage Questionnaires for Securities Financing Transaction Regulation
11/11/2019 1:35:31 PM
IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that BofA Securities, HSBC, UBS and 3 other global broker-dealers will leverage Counterparty Manager: Outreach360 to manage standardized counterparty questionnaires for the Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR).
LG Files LTE Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against TCL
LG Files LTE Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against TCL
11/11/2019 1:20:15 PM
LG Electronics (LG) this week filed lawsuits against TCL, a Chinese handset manufacturer, in the German district courts of Mannheim and Düsseldorf, for infringing its LTE technology patents.
Our Professional Community Policies
Our Professional Community Policies
11/11/2019 3:38:47 AM
Our members place their trust in us, and expect and deserve a safe and trusted community where they can express themselves professionally.  Our Professional Community Policies and our Terms of Service outline what is acceptable, what is inappropriate and when LinkedIn may take action to protect our members.
Attorney Kyle Robbins Releases Powerful New Book Explaining the Texas Probate Process
11/8/2019 2:38:42 PM
Estate & Probate Attorney Kyle Robbins of The Law Offices of Kyle Robbins, PLLC has published a ‘must-read’ book that thoroughly breaks down the entire probate process for probates in Texas.
FDA approves first therapy to treat patients with rare blood disorder
FDA approves first therapy to treat patients with rare blood disorder
11/8/2019 12:50:27 PM
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted approval to Reblozyl (luspatercept–aamt) for the treatment of anemia (lack of red blood cells) in adult patients with beta thalassemia who require regular red blood cell (RBC) transfusions.
SEC Enforcement Report Praises Whistleblowers
11/6/2019 10:38:45 AM
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) today released the annual report from its Office of Enforcement confirming the critical role the Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower reward program is playing in protecting investors from fraud.    According to today’s report, the Enforcement Division confirmed that the SEC whistleblower law: • is “very successful” and …
Knight Foundation invests $3.5 million in research to inform the national debate on internet governance and policy
Knight Foundation invests $3.5 million in research to inform the national debate on internet governance and policy
11/6/2019 5:52:18 AM
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced more than $3.5 million in funding to support new, independent research into issues at the forefront of national tech policy debates.
Taking Norway’s government back to court for climate lawsuit
Taking Norway’s government back to court for climate lawsuit
11/5/2019 4:35:30 PM
  Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth in Norway are today again taking the Norwegian government to Oslo’s Court of Appeal for opening up new oil drilling in the Arctic.  “Right now climate change is contributing to intensifying wildfires, droughts, hurricanes and heatwaves and causing deaths around the world.
International Whistleblowers Eligible For Multi-Million Dollar Rewards
11/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Stephen M. Kohn, partner at  Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto  and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the  National Whistleblower Center, will join the 2019 Offshore Alert Conference Europe on November  11th  to discuss the American whistleblower programs that have rewarded non-US citizens millions of dollars in compensation for reporting overseas violations of the  Foreign …
New Listing Site Launched with Action-Packed Promo Video
New Listing Site Launched with Action-Packed Promo Video
11/4/2019 1:20:20 PM
A new feature-packed sharing platform aims to streamline the communication process between those who possess extensive or specialized expertise, and those who are seeking that expertise.
Wednesday, 10am: High Court to rule on legality of police ban of Extinction Rebellion protests
Wednesday, 10am: High Court to rule on legality of police ban of Extinction Rebellion protests
11/4/2019 10:49:47 AM
#EverybodyNow  #ExtinctionRebellion • The High Court to deliver its judgment on the Metropolitan Police’s blanket ban of Extinction Rebellion protests during the October Rebellion (Royal Courts of Justice, Wednesday 6 November, 10am).  • Extinction Rebellion is seeking to defend the long-established right to peaceful protest.
NAB Statement on Senator Graham Letters Regarding Market Alternative to STELAR Extension
NAB Statement on Senator Graham Letters Regarding Market Alternative to STELAR Extension
11/4/2019 10:29:59 AM
In response to letters from Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC regarding a market alternative to extending a law that allows satellite TV companies to provide out-of-state broadcast programming into a local TV market, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith: “Broadcasters across the nation …
TSMC and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Resolution of Global Disputes Through Broad Global Patent Cross-License
TSMC and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Announce Resolution of Global Disputes Through Broad Global Patent Cross-License
11/1/2019 12:28:27 PM
TSMC and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) today announced they are dismissing all litigation between them as well as those that involve any of their customers. The companies have agreed to a broad life-of-patents cross-license to each other’s worldwide existing semiconductor patents as well as those patents that will be filed during the next ten years as both companies continue to invest …
Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
Agencies Announce Threshold for Smaller Loan Exemption from Appraisal Requirements for Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans
10/31/2019 1:14:49 PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Reserve Board, and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced that the threshold for exempting loans from special appraisal requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans during 2020 will increase from $26,700 to $27,200.
Shell announces the next tranche of the share buyback programme
Shell announces the next tranche of the share buyback programme
10/31/2019 1:11:45 PM
Royal Dutch Shell plc (the ‘company’) today announces the commencement of trading in the next tranche of its share buyback programme previously announced on July 26, 2018.
Mattel Completes Internal Investigation of Whistleblower Letter and Announces Remedial Actions
Mattel Completes Internal Investigation of Whistleblower Letter and Announces Remedial Actions
10/31/2019 8:41:50 AM
Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (“Mattel” or the “Company”) announced today that the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors has completed an independent investigation into the allegations contained in a whistleblower letter disclosed on August 8, 2019 (the “Letter”).