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13 09, 2022

Google Faces Damages Claims of $25.4B in UK, Dutch Courts Over Adtech Practices

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Alphabet unit Google will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on …

12 09, 2022

Google Completes $5.4M Buy of Cybersecurity Firm Mandiant

By | September 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Google Completes $5.4M Buy of Cybersecurity Firm Mandiant

Google today said it has completed its acquisition of Mandiant, Inc. Mandiant will join Google Cloud and retain the Mandiant brand, Google said. Alphabet’s Google said the acquisition will allow Google Cloud and Mandiant to deliver an end-to-end security operations …

13 09, 2022

Lender, Builder to Settle Wetlands Lawsuit over St. Simons Island in Georgia

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A construction company and mortgage lender accused of damaging wetlands on a famous Georgia island have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit brought by landowners. The site of the controversy is on picturesque St. Simon’s Island, which gained attention when …

13 09, 2022

U.S. Seeks to Restore Safety Rules Sparked by Gulf Oil Spill

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The Biden administration on Monday proposed offshore drilling safety measures that it said would help prevent oil spills and protect workers and the environment. The proposal aims to restore safety provisions put in place by the Obama administration in 2016 …

16 09, 2022

Woman Whose Rape DNA Led to Her Arrest in California Files Lawsuit

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A rape victim whose DNA from her sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime on filed a lawsuit against the city. During a search of a San Francisco Police Department …

26 09, 2022

California Commissioner Orders Another Moratorium on Insurance Cancellations

By | September 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on California Commissioner Orders Another Moratorium on Insurance Cancellations

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara on Monday ordered insurers to preserve residential insurance coverage following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s latest emergency declarations. The commissioner’s order shields policyholders within the wildfire perimeter or in adjacent ZIP codes of the Mountain, Barnes, and …

16 09, 2022

U.S. DOL Expands OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program

By | September 16th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on U.S. DOL Expands OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program targets employers who repeatedly disregard workers’ safety and health. In order to strengthen enforcement and improve compliance with workplace safety standards and reduce worker injuries and illnesses, the U.S. Department of Labor is expanding the …

13 09, 2022

People Moves: Son Assumes Cross Insurance President, CEO Roles From Father; Risk Strategies Adds Fulse, Trimarchi

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Cross Insurance Names Jonathan Cross President and CEO Cross Insurance, one of the largest independent insurance providers in the Northeast, has named Jonathan Cross president and chief executive officer. The family-owned and operated insurance agency is headquartered in Bangor, Maine. …

13 09, 2022

Restaurants Working to Halt New California Fast Food Worker Law

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Restaurant owners moved recently to at least temporarily block a nation-leading new California law giving more power to fast food workers. The owners want the state’s voters to ultimately decide the law’s fate. A coalition calling itself Protect Neighborhood Restaurants …

13 09, 2022

Uber Pays New Jersey Back Taxes of $100M Over Driver Employment Classification

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Uber Technologies Inc. said on Monday it back-paid New Jersey $100 million in unemployment taxes over classifying drivers as contractors, but added that it did not agree with the state’s view that drivers were “employees.” Uber also said it only …