On the one hand, regulators want to be able to easily see all the trading data about stock trades. On the other, if you put all the important information in one place, hackers might go after it. 95 more words
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Every adult can recite the many and varied warnings and admonitions we heard from parents when we were kids. Among them were “you’ll catch your death of cold,” “clean up your plate, because there are starving kids in India/China/Africa.” We imagine Momma Weinstein telling a young Harvey to “keep your hands to yourself.” Good advice that can… 1,141 more words
Professional negligence and the balance of probabilities were, at the time of this hearing, key ingredients to the maxim ‘novus actus interveniens’, which is used to determine whether the actions (or inactions) of a third party can be held liable for the cause of death, even when the primary act or event was of such magnitude that nothing could have reasonably prevented a fatality. 618 more words
This is a straight compliance piece, where a corporation is held liable for the misdeeds of its employees (agents).
Not Kobe beef.
“Suspect Metal Rattles Car Makers,” The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2017 B1. A supplier (Kobe Steel) falsifies some of its product-quality paperwork. 38 more words
Remember the March 2011 nuclear meltdown in Japan? In a class action suit, the court ordered the government and the power company running the plant to pay damages. 22 more words