The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is under heavy industry pressure to relax or eliminate a number of safety regulations.
Judge Rakoff agreed with Deutsche Bank and dismissed two investor lawsuits involving the sale of residential mortgage backed securities the bank internally referred to as “crap,” “pigs,” and generally “horrible.” And “crap” they were, as we all know now (and it appears that Deutsche Bank knew before they sold them to investors). The mortgages were […]
The cutting-edge tech community has long maintained a distance from both national and local politics. Instead, a sort of techno-libertarianism has characterized the politic leanings of those who have developed the internet culture and the programs and technologies we use it today. But the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a wide-reaching bill introduced by Rep. […]
Part of what I hope to get at in contributing here to Groupblawg is to talk about legal issues that affect businesses internationally. Especially interesting to me, either because I’m a geek or a Greek, are the decisions and events that have unexpected and far-reaching side effects– let’s call them legal “butterflies”. The US sanctioning […]