Who Needs Parliamentary Procedure Anyway? Part 2

By | The Law of Order | August 16, 2017
Who Needs Parliamentary Procedure Anyway? Part 2 My last post provided the simple answer to why organizations still use (the seemingly outdated, archaic-sounding) parliamentary procedure: They use it because they are following state law, or because their bylaws say that they will adhere to a certain parliamentary authority (rulebook) and they have to follow their bylaws. View Full Post
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Petition Summary: Stainless Steel Flanges from China and India

Petition Summary: Stainless Steel Flanges from China and India On August 16, 2017, the Coalition of American Flange Producers, composed of Core Pipe Products, Inc. and Maass Flange Corporation, filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties and countervailing duties on imports of Stainless Steel Flanges from the People’s Republic of China and India.  View Full Post
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SEC Cybersecurity Risk Alert Emphasizes Proactive Compliance and Ongoing Vigilance

SEC Cybersecurity Risk Alert Emphasizes Proactive Compliance and Ongoing Vigilance On August 7, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its latest cybersecurity risk alert, detailing findings from the examination of 75 broker-dealers, investment advisers and investment companies carried out by its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) pursuant to its 2015 cybersecurity examination initiative. View Full Post
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Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence

Today in Legal Artificial Intelligence This is a bit out of the Big Law mainstream, but here’s how LegalZoom is using AI to optimize its media plan. From Down Under, Piper Alderman’s good summary of the state of AI-driven contracts and contract review. And speaking of summaries, kudos to Sterling Miller for this excellent, “TEN THINGS: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – WHAT EVERY LEGAL DEPARTMENT REALLY NEEDS TO KNOW,” a summary of four of his previous pieces. View Full Post
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Alaska’s Telemedicine Business Registry: What You Need to Know

Alaska’s Telemedicine Business Registry: What You Need to Know Alaska’s Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development has finalized new regulations to create a special Telemedicine Business Registry for health care providers delivering telemedicine services in the Frontier State. The regulations in Title 12, Chapter 02 of the Alaska Administrative Code were effective on April 28, 2017 and implement provisions of Alaska SB 74 that was signed into law last summer. View Full Post
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Trump Executive Order Issued On Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and Regulatory Reform

Trump Executive Order Issued On Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and Regulatory Reform August 15, 2017 was a busy day for the Trump Administration.  While interacting with the press and other politicians regarding the protests and counter-protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, the White House was also issuing an Executive Order with potentially far-reaching effects on flood management.  View Full Post
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St. John’s Division of Library & Information Science to Offer Online Program for Advanced Certificate in Management for Information Professionals

By | Dewey B Strategic | August 15, 2017
St. John’s Division of Library & Information Science to Offer Online Program for Advanced  Certificate in Management for Information Professionals Starting this fall, information professionals will have a new and unique opportunity prepare for leadership roles in libraries and knowledge-centric organizations– such as law firms. St. John’s University’s Division of Library and Information Science is accepting applications for a new online program for  an Advanced Certificate in Management for Information Professionals. View Full Post
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Carter V. the Dial Corporation: The First Circuit Washes Its Hands of Clarifying Ascertainability in Class Actions

Carter V. the Dial Corporation: The First Circuit Washes Its Hands of Clarifying Ascertainability in Class Actions We previously wrote about the split among the circuit courts of appeal over the ascertainability requirement for class certification and whether self-identifying consumer affidavits—e.g., an affidavit in which a consumer attests that he or she is a class member and suffered injury—can satisfy that requirement. View Full Post
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