The US government cemented its policy commitments toward a data privacy pact with Europe that’s poised to lift a cloud of legal uncertainty hanging over companies such as Meta Platforms Inc.‘s Facebook and Alphabet Inc.‘s Google that transfer data across the Atlantic.
The nominee for a Washington federal court would be one of only a handful of federal judges open about living with a disability, expanding President Joe Biden’s push to make the judiciary more accurately reflect the US population.
Law school dean once was a dream job for attorneys who prefer the ivory tower to the daily grind of billable hours. These days, the position is more like being chief executive of a sprawling business than a tweed-clad dispenser of constitutional wisdom.
Shareholder proposals are piling further pressure on companies including Starbucks Corp. and Apple Inc. to protect labor rights as activist investors concerned about union interference become more active in proxy battles.