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  1. 23 novembre 2018 THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS ISSUES STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF RESPONSE BY CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS TO REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP CONCERNING FEDERAL JUDICIARY

    The American College of Trial Lawyers, a non-political organization composed of the leading trial lawyers in the United States and Canada— civil and criminal lawyers representing civil plaintiffs and defendants and criminal prosecutors and defense lawyers, of all political affiliations—today issues a statement in support of the response by Chief Justice John Roberts to remarks […]

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    23 novembre 2018 The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C.

    The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) has announced the creation of the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The award, named in her honor, is to be presented to a judge or a member of the bar in the United States or Canada, whether or not […]

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  3. 20 novembre 2018 A.G. UNDERWOOD DEMANDS CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTIONS FOR TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NONCONFORMING INDIVIDUALS

    20 AGs Urge Secretaries Azar and DeVos to Abandon Efforts to Adopt a Restrictive and Discriminatory Federal Definition of “Sex” Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood—part of a coalition of 20 Attorneys General—urged the Trump administration to abandon efforts to adopt a definition of “sex” that would exclude transgender and gender nonconforming individuals from the protections […]

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  4. Michele Bachelet, Presidente of Chile speaks during Special Session of the Human Rights Council. 29 March 2017.
    4 novembre 2018 UN should condemn massacre at Pittsburgh synagogue⁩

    UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, along with other UN agencies, officials and experts tasked with combating racism, should join the EU, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley and many others, and condemn today’s massacre of Jews praying in a Pittsburgh synagogue, said UN Watch, a Geneva-based non-governmental human rights monitoring group. As of 11:40 pm tonight in […]

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  5. Canada's outgoing Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin reacts during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
    20 octobre 2018 The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C.

    The American College of Trial Lawyers Creates the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to Honor The Right Hon. Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) has announced the creation of the Beverley McLachlin Access to Justice Award to The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. The award, named in her honor, […]

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    20 octobre 2018 The Honourable Madam Justice Sheilah L. Martin, Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, Receives Honorary Fellowship

    Madam Justice Martin Joins Sixteen Other Canadian Honorary Fellows The American College of Trial Lawyers (the College) presented The Honourable Madam Justice Sheilah L. Martin of the Supreme Court of Canada with Honorary Fellowship at its Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed […]

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    4 octobre 2018 Acritas’ second annual Global Alternative Legal Brand Index sees PwC Legal emerge as the new leader in 2018.

    New research from legal market experts Acritas reveals the dramatic growth of the Big Four’s legal brands among alternative legal service providers. This Index has been established to identify the strongest brands within this new and rapidly growing part of the broader global legal industry. Senior in-house counsel were asked to name organizations that provide […]

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    1 octobre 2018 THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TRIAL LAWYERS INSTALLS JEFFREY S. LEON, LSM AS ITS 69TH PRESIDENT

    The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier professional organizations comprised of preeminent trial lawyers from the U.S. and Canada, has installed Jeffrey S. Leon, LSM of Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto, Ontario, as its 69th President to lead the College during the coming year. He is the second Canadian to serve […]

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  9. 30 septembre 2018 Fake trades to market result in criminal convictions of brokerage firms

    U.K.-Based Brokerage Firm TFS-ICAP LIMITED, and Its U.S.-Based Affiliate TFS-ICAP LLC, Plead Guilty to Securities Fraud for Posting Fake Trades in Emerging Market Foreign Exchange Currency Options Companies Must Implement Remedial Procedures Verified by Independent Monitor, Remove High-Level Managers, Pay $1.15 Million in Penalties, and Cooperate in AG’s Ongoing Criminal Investigation of Managers and Brokers […]

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  10. 30 septembre 2018 A.G. UNDERWOOD ANNOUNCES RECORD $148 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH UBER OVER 2016 DATA BREACH 

    Settlement with 50 States & DC Also Requires Uber to Adopt Model Data Breach Notification and Data Security Practices, Corporate Integrity Program; Hire Independent Third Party to Assess Data Security Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced an agreement with ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to settle allegations it intentionally concealed a 2016 data breach in […]

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