Legislation and regulation simply can’t keep pace, and members of the oil and gas industry are doing as much as they can for as long as they can get away with it—that’s been the environmentalist’s (and some of the general public’s) concern surrounding hot-button practice hydraulic fracturing. It’s the reason many in the industry have kept a close eye on Illinois House Bill 2615, which has seen an unprecedented level of collaboration and compromise as key members of the industry and environmental side have been brought to the table. But as our guest today on LXBN TV explains, uncertainty now surrounds the bill. That guest is Justin Lemaire of Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann and the Environmental & Energy Law Brief.
When I attended the general counsel panel a couple of weeks ago at the LMA’s Annual Conference, I was happy to hear that the moderators would be spending some time focusing the panelists on discussing social media, and their use of it in their outside counsel relationships.
When people who lack access to mainstream financial services, primarily the unbanked or underbanked, need an infusion of cash, they often take out payday loans.
Oh dear, such good intentions but it lasted less than a week. 17-year-old Paris Brown resigned from her £15,000-a-year post as ”adviser on youth” to Kent Police Commissioner Ann Barnes after the media discovered her various tweets about sex, drugs, alcohol and her online use of derogatory and discriminatory terms.
Last week, while most of us were focused on the events in Boston, the U.S. Supreme Court came down with a notable decision last week involving a wage & hour class action