Perkins Coie

Unlike Nixon, Trump Will Not Go Quietly

The prospect of such an end for Donald Trump has this city drooling. Yet, comparing Russiagate and Watergate, history is not likely to repeat …

Donald Trump

Can Blockchain Solve The CommonProblems Freelancers Face?

If there is one word we heard a lot in 2017, it would be “blockchain”. Apart from the unprecedentedly high bitcoin price, the technology has made it to the headlines for disrupting pretty much any industry you can think of – banking, governmental management, telecom, retail and more (Disclosure: I …

Bitcoin

Report: Lawyer Lisa Bloom sought financial compensation for clients who accused Trump of misconduct

A prominent attorney attempted to arrange compensation for women who either made or considered making sexual misconduct allegations against then-presidential candidate Donald Trump during the final stretch of the 2016 election, The Hill reported Friday.<p>What happened?<p>According to The Hill, last …

Conservative View

The Wife Of DOJ Official Demoted For Meeting With Trump Dossier Author Worked For Fusion GPS, The Firm Hillary Hired

Yeah, the Department of Justice has seen better days. Over the past few weeks, there have been multiple reports about the conduct of some DOJ …

Conservative View

Democrats have a chance to revive the party. Will they seize it?

President Trump’s unpopularity masks a harsh reality: Across the country, the Democratic Party is in its worst shape since the 1920s. In 2016, Hillary Clinton won just 487 of more than 3,100 counties nationwide. Can Democrats come back from the deep hole they are in? The growing reaction to Trump’s …

Opinion

‘Journalism for rent’: Inside the secretive firm behind the Trump dossier

Fusion GPS bills itself as a corporate research firm, but in many ways it operates with the secrecy of a spy agency. No sign marks its headquarters above a coffee shop in Northwest Washington. Its website consists of two sentences and an email address. Its client list is closely held.<p>The small firm …

News (China)

Big Sports Events Have Big Environmental Footprints. Could Social Licenses To Operate Help?

Minneapolis will host the 2018 National Football League (NFL) Super Bowl in February. Pyeongchang, South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympics that month, followed next summer by the FIFA World Cup in Ekaterinburg, Russia. A growing number of mega sporting events promise fame and fortune to the …

Sustainability

As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Begin to Take Shape

While many aspects of the Justice Department's Russia investigation remain shrouded in secrecy, one thing at this point is clear: Special counsel Robert Mueller isn't finished yet.<p>That raises the question about where he might be heading.<p>Mueller has moved aggressively in his high-profile probe since …

Politics

Token Summit San Francisco 2017 and where we Stand in the Process of Tokenizing the World

Last week I attended the 2nd edition of the Token Summit, this time in San Francisco. I thought this was a great opportunity to continue improving my …

Bitcoin

GeekWire Gala 2017 recap: Scenes from our annual holiday bash with the Seattle community

Seattle knows how to party.<p>That much was evident Wednesday evening at the Museum of History & Industry, where we had so much fun welcoming more than …

Wells Fargo

A glimpse at Silicon Valley’s cryptocurrency craze: A melding of reality, fantasy and hype

The hype that has fueled the skyrocketing prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was on full display this week in San Francisco, where a …

Bitcoin

Jessica Alba Gets Honest About Running a Billion-Dollar Company

This family-first movie star found a need and solved it. Because of her, families are now leading safer — and healthier— lives.<p>A childhood marked by …

Lifestyle

Regulation and the Future of Cryptocurrency at Token Summit II

Nancy Wojtas, partner at Cooley; Kathryn Haun, board member at Coinbase; Stan Miroshnik, CEO and managing director at Element; and Lowell Ness, …

Bitcoin

GeekWire Gala: Here’s what you need to know if you’re attending the sold out holiday bash on Wednesday

The geekiest holiday party is just around the corner. We’ve got a huge crowd coming out for the sold out GeekWire Gala this Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the …

Alaska Airlines

House Russia investigators to interview colleagues Rohrabacher, Wasserman Schultz

http://ht.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/tv/2017/12/04/source-trump-knew-flynn-misled-fbi.cnn_1777855_768x432_1300k.mp4<p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Two senior lawmakers will be questioned by the House Intelligence Committee as part of the panel's Russia investigation as the committee races to interview a bevy of …

Politics

Fusion GPS Scandal Implicates Media In Possible Pay-To-Publish Scheme

Court filings released last month by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence suggest growing evidence of a pay-to-publish scandal that …

Journalism

Donald Trump Russia dossier legal despite unproven Christopher Steele claims

The Trump-Russia dossier may be sleazy and inaccurate, but there is no U.S. election law that expressly prohibits such work by a foreign national, …

Donald Trump

Where Are The Bonuses? These Am Law 50 Firms Haven’t Matched Cravath Yet

It’s almost the end of the second week of bonus season, and bonus news seems to be significantly slowing down. Dozens upon dozens of firms have …

Law

Judge questions Fusion GPS claims in Trump dossier probe

Giving a House panel more information on clients and payments wouldn't invade First Amendment rights, court suggests.<p>A federal judge overseeing a legal dispute between Fusion GPS and the House Intelligence Committee suggested Thursday that forcing the private investigation firm to identify more of …

Politics

BakerHostetler and Perkins Coie named 'founding stewards' in new blockchain ID network

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• BakerHostetler and Perkins Coie named 'founding…<p>Cybersecurity<p>Joe Cutler, a partner at Perkins Coie.<p>BakerHostetler and Perkins Coie are …

Bitcoin

Fusion GPS, Russian dossier firm, paid journalists for work

Fusion GPS, the liberal research firm that funded and distributed the anti-Trump dossier, has paid three journalists for work related to Congress’ …

LaVar Ball

Analysis | The ‘dossier’ and the uranium deal: A guide to the latest allegations

As a service to readers bound to be confused by an increasingly tangled story, here’s a brief guide to the latest developments in the tangled …

Russia

Who Are the Journalists That Fusion GPS Paid to Promote the Trump Dossier Story?

In early October, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes, signed off on a subpoena for the bank records of Fusion GPS, …

Conservative View

Unsealed Fusion GPS Bank Records Show Russia-Related Payments

As reported by PJMedia<p>A federal court on Tuesday finally unsealed Fusion GPS’ bank records, revealing new details about payments made to the …

Fusion GPS

UNSEALED: Fusion GPS Bank Records Show Russia-Related Payments

A federal court unsealed documents in a lawsuit over Fusion GPS’s bank records on Tuesday, revealing new details of payments made last year to the …

Fusion GPS

Did the Trump campaign’s links with Russia and Wikileaks break campaign finance laws?

<i>This article first appeared on Just Security.</i><p>The news cycles are busy with revelations about the Trump campaign-Russia-WikiLeaks connections, and …

Government

FBI Never Verified Trump Dossier, Still Went After Campaign

Officials from the FBI and Justice Department reportedly told congressional investigators they haven’t verified the allegations made in the infamous …

Conservative View

How law firms are protecting client data from cyber threats

Around two-thirds of law firms reported being hacked in 2016-2017. Here are the technologies and strategies lawyers are using to strengthen their …

Cybersecurity

The Ex-Spy Behind the Trump-Russia Dossier Left a Clue for Mueller

Christopher Steele told a reporter that one real-estate deal might be key to understanding the collusion case.<p>As federal investigators pore over the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, the work of ex-British spook <b>Christopher Steele</b> continues to loom large. At least part of <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> probe has …

Politics

Al Franken's Troubles Come Home to Sen. Baldwin, Randy Bryce

Washington D.C. is dealing with a new sexual harassment scandal that has money ties to Wisconsin. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) was accused of sexually …

Conservative View