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UK ICO Issues Unprecedented Fine Against Mobile Phone Retailer for Lax Security

On January 8, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner (“ICO”) issued an unprecedented monetary penalty of £400,000 against British mobile phone retailer, The Car Phone Warehouse Limited. Following an attack on their system in 2015, the ICO found that the company … Continue reading

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Some Additional Thoughts on the New Cost and Fine Waiver Procedures

With the work of the court system picking up steam after its holiday pause—perhaps with an additional interruption for winter weather in some parts of the state (stay safe, everyone)—questions are rolling in about the new notice and hearing procedures … Continue reading

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Bank of America Gets Major Fine for Whistleblower Firing

Bank of America was fined yet again, when it was found liable for the firing of an employee responsible for discovering fraud at Countrywide. The employee was fired in direct violation of whistleblower protection laws, said the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Art Law: Boston Museum of Fine Arts: Sues Heirs of Jews To Keep Stolen Property, Hides Evidence

 Two Nudes (Lovers) 1913 Kokoschka, Oskar, Austrian, 1886-1980 163.2 x 97.5 cm (64 1/4 x 38 3/8 in.) Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apparently there is some confusion about the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Victoria Reed's role in … Continue reading

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PADEP Imposes Record Fine on Oil and Gas Company

In a press release issued earlier today, PADEP announced that it had imposed a $1,088,000 fine on Chesapeake Energy for violations related to natural gas drilling activities. Chesapeake entered into a CO&A with the Department and agreed to pay $900,000 … Continue reading

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