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March 24, 2016

In the News Today – March 24, 2016

  • FTC Hit For ‘Distributing’ Amazon Declaration In Staples Row: A D.C. federal judge blasted the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, saying he was disturbed by the agency’s attempt to put allegedly untrue statements in an Amazon vice president’s declaration in the antitrust trial against Staples’ merger with Office Depot. (Law 360)
  • The ‘See No Evil, Hear No Evil’ Crowd Opposing Asbestos Trust Transparency: In a recent U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act, critics of the legislation argued, wrongly, that the bill doesn’t include sufficient privacy protections for claimants, and the possible disclosure of their information could lead to identity theft and other issues. The plaintiffs’ bar has moved from denying the problem’s associated with fraud and abuse in the asbestos bankruptcy trust system to simply ignoring it. (ILR Blog)
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