Who cares about understanding stem cells in glands? Everyone should. Breasts are mammary glands. Sweat glands make it possible for us to sweat, and thus humans are able to survive in hot environments. The pituitary gland directs the flow of hormones that take us through life changes, including puberty, pregnancy, and menopause.
Over at the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, there’s a an interesting post about an extraordinary study published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
Landing new clients is only the beginning of a harder task: keeping them. Now the real work begins as you find a ways to keep those clients you have worked so hard to get.
After reading part one of this series on whether legal action is the right move to respond to negative online comments as discussed in part one, you have decided you need for defamation. So, how do you figure out who do sue when your tormentor is merely an anonymous handle on some website or an unclaimed blogger?
No employer is immune from theft by an employee. I have blogged and presented on the topic of employee fraud and theft in the past. Last week, Cynthia Jacobsen pled guilty to mail fraud in connection with the embezzlement of more than $1 million dollars from Minnesota Company, Land O’Lakes, where she worked as an accounts payable supervisor. She used the money to feed her gambling habit.
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed one of a number of challenges to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)’s Group Health Plans and Health Insurance Issuers Relating to Coverage of Preventive Services Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act interim final rule.
Let’s get this out of the way: a network of global banks conspiring to fix an extremely influential interest rate in order to see huge financial gain is absolutely terrible, especially when the world’s financial system is strained as much as it is. What makes this Libor scandal unique, possibly leading to less public outrage than is warranted, is that it’s somewhat hard to begin to understand. To help explain exactly what Libor is, the nature of the scandal and who’s most-impacted by it, we bring in Steven Berk of Berk Law PLLC and The Corporate Observer.
The Food and Drug Administration’s Surveillance of Employee E-mails: Intimidating Whistleblowers While Invading Employees’ Privacy
As Senator Charles E. Grassley puts it, “the FDA is discouraging whistle-blowers.” How? By monitoring their employees using a computer program called SpectorSoft. Much like parents would monitor the internet usage of their young children, the FDA is screening personal email of a select few employees who raised safety concerns about certain medical devices in March 2010.