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An Absolute Pollution Exclusion: Reading the ‘Fine’ Print

A federal judge recently relied on a pollution exclusion to find that Great American Insurance Company was not obligated to cover losses associated with the unintended distribution of rock fines into New Jersey’s Spruce Run reservoir. In Great American Ins. … Continue reading

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EU: Google illegally used Android to dominate search, must pay $5B fine

Enlarge / The Google search app on an Android portable device on February 5, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The European Commission today fined Google $5.05 billion (€4.34 billion) for violating EU antitrust rules, saying that "Google has … Continue reading

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French Data Protection Authority Imposes a Record 250,000 € Fine to Optical Center for a Security Breach on its Website

On June 7, 2018, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) published a decision (issued one month earlier) in which it imposed a record 250,000 euros fine on Optical Center (which, although its name does not indicate, is a French company) … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Boycotts Rotterdam Shipyard After €1,000,000 Fine?

Three and a-half years ago, I wrote about a large fine leveled against Royal Caribbean for violating labor rules and regulations while the Oasis of the Seas was dry-docked in the Netherlands. Dutch labor inspectors had arrived at the shipyard in … Continue reading

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Wells Fargo Said to Be Target of $1 Billion U.S. Fine

Two federal regulators are expected to penalize the bank for its alleged misconduct, people familiar with the action said. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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