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Crisis over, Md. business schools adjust to evolving industry

Business school leaders in Maryland are adapting their programs to match the demands of an ever-evolving banking and finance industry, adding more specialized courses and integrating new technologies into their curricula. For many, the changes were prompted, at least in ...

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Law firms expand cyber specialties as attacks spread (access required)

Data breaches might look like fodder for headline news or primetime television, but lawyers warn that the legal drama that can unfold following an errant keystroke is real and increasingly common. When it comes to tracked data breaches, the United ...

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Where Silicon Valley meets the silver screen (access required)

  If you want to hear about the future of data, analytics and how this plays out daily in the financial markets, the world of breaking news and the ever-changing and ever-present danger of security threats, then come to the ...

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Getting the most out of business conferences (access required)

I’m a businessman and lawyer by training but have been in the conference management and planning business for 20 years. I’ve learned a lot as both a conference attendee and a conference organizer, and for the most part what I’ve ...

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Trademarks: Are they worth registering? (access required)

Businesses often use trademarks or service marks to market products or services that they offer, investing thousands of dollars in artwork and advertising in the process. How do these businesses prevent other businesses from copying these “marks,” and how do ...

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Stanley H. Block: Maryland drops the ball in notifying taxpayers (access required)

Maryland has a long history of failing to formally advise taxpayers of old debts, high-interest rates, special programs and no statute of limitations on the expiration of back taxes. In my Baltimore tax law firm, we deal with the Maryland ...

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Stephen Lebeau: Sweeping new regulations govern reporting of doctors, health care providers (access required)

Let’s say a Maryland-based hospital or practice group is confronted with the following three employment scenarios: Scenario 1: A doctor, licensed and practice in Maryland, voluntary resigns from employment with a local hospital after he is accused of sexually harassing ...

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