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Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.

Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.
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Host June Grasso examines the major legal issues affecting business.

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Supreme Court Rules on Online Sales Tax Rules

6/21/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to allow state and local governments to start collecting billions of dollars in sales taxes from internet retailers that don’t currently charge tax to customers. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:45

Trump to Sign Executive Order on Immigration Practices

6/20/2018
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David Bier, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, discusses President Trump's latest statements on an immigration issue that has consumed U.S. national politics. On Wednesday, President Trump said he would sign an executive order that will put an end to the separation of migrant families on the U.S. Mexico border. Plus, Jimmy Gurule, professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses Congressional testimony by FBI director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Inspector General...

Duration:00:13:51

Court Avoids Major Ruling on Partisan Gerrymandering

6/18/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the day's news from the Supreme Court after the nine justices cast doubt on the ability of voters to challenge statewide congressional maps for being overly partisan, siding with Republicans in a fight over GOP-friendly voting lines for the Wisconsin Assembly. Plus, University of Utah professor Christopher Peterson discusses President Trump's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a relatively unknown OMB official...

Duration:00:11:09

Judge Allows AT&T’s $85 Billion Time Warner Purchase

6/13/2018
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Mary Ann Halford, Global media and entertainment strategist at OC&C Strategy Consulting, discusses district judge Richard Leon’s Tuesday decision to allow AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, despite an antitrust challenge from the Justice department. Plus, Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News financial regulation editor, discusses reports that California Republican Congressman Darrel Issa could become the permanent director of the CFPB, replacing interim director Mick Mulvaney, who...

Duration:00:13:27

FCC Commissioner Carr on Net Neutrality Milestone

6/11/2018
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FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr discusses the official rollback of the Obama-Era net neutrality rules, which barred broadband providers from slowing or blocking internet traffic. Plus, Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the court’s Monday decision to allow states to purge their voting databases of people who have not cast ballots recently. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.

Duration:00:13:29

Larry Tribe on the Power of Presidential Impeachment

6/8/2018
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Harvard Law School professor Larry Tribe discusses his new book, “To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment,” which explores when, if ever, U.S. Presidents should be impeached. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse Law School professor, discusses the latest updates in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:15:38

Voters Recall U.S. Judge for First Time Since 1977

6/7/2018
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Joshua Spivak, Senior Fellow at the Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform at Wagner College and founder of the "Recall Elections Blog," discusses a decision by California voters to recall Judge Aaron Persky, who handed down what many saw as a lenient sentence for convicted rapist Brock Turner. Plus, Howard Erichson, a professor at Fordham Law School, discusses the latest lawsuit facing Johnson and Johnson over claims that the company knowingly sold cancer-causing talcum powder...

Duration:00:15:32

Delaware Wins the Race for State Sports Betting

6/6/2018
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Daniel Wallach, a shareholder at Becker Law, discusses how Delaware beat out New Jersey and several other states to become the first U.S. state to legalize single sport gambling. The wave of legalization comes after a landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized single sport gambling across the United States. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:42

Mueller Accused Manafort of Tampering with Witnesses

6/5/2018
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Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses special counsel Robert Mueller’s accusations against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for threatening witnesses. Plus, Shubha Ghosh, director the Syracuse University Intellectual Property law Institute, discusses Allergan’s efforts to transfer the patent for the blockbuster dry-eye drug Restasis to a Native American tribe in a case that could forever change how the U.S. government reviews patents. They speak with Bloomberg’s...

Duration:00:15:47

Trump Asserts he Can Pardon Himself, but Doesn't Need to

6/4/2018
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Stephen Binhak, a lawyer, former federal prosecutor and associate independent counsel in the Whitewater investigation, discusses President Trump's Monday assertion that he can pardon himself if necessary in the Russia investigation, even though he says there is no need because he is not guilty. Trump's comments set up a potential legal battle, which could change the legal interpretation of presidential power. Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses the Monday decision...

Duration:00:13:31

Gorsuch Builds Influence in Second Term on High Court

5/30/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses Neil Gorsuch’s role on the Supreme Court, where he has quickly become an inside-player among the nation’s top justices. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.

Duration:00:08:13

U.S. Regulators Approve Bayer-Monsanto Tie-Up

5/29/2018
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Jennifer Rie, a senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses regulatory approval of Bayer’s $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto, paving the way for the formation of the world’s largest seed and agricultural-chemicals provider. She speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Peter Barnes.

Duration:00:08:05

Wells Fargo Struggles to Distance Itself from Crises

5/18/2018
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Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News financial regulation editor, discusses efforts by Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan to improve the embattled bank's public image after a series of scandals and controversies. Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses statements by President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, in which the former New York mayor said that special counsel Robert Mueller had agreed to limit the scope of any future interview with president Trump. They speak with Bloomberg’s...

Duration:00:15:48

CBS Loses Bid to Block Redstone Family Control

5/17/2018
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Matthew Schettenhelm, a media and telecom litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a court decision, which turned down efforts by CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves to prevent the family of Sumner Redstone from controlling his company. Plus, William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the release of 2,500 documents related to the chamber’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:14:09

Les Moonves Takes the Good Fight to Redstone Family

5/15/2018
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Matthew Schettenhem, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses a lawsuit brought by CBS Corp. against its controlling shareholder National Amusements in an unusual legal maneuver intended to block an unwelcome merger with Viacom, which is controlled by Sumner Redstone and his heirs. Nicholas Casiello, chair of the gaming practice group at Fox Rothschild, discusses the Monday opinion from the Supreme Court, which allows betting on single sporting event, legalizing...

Duration:00:14:56

Supreme Court Paves the Way for U.S. Sports Betting

5/14/2018
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, discusses a Monday Supreme Court opinion, which effectively paves the way for new sports betting across much of the United States. Robert Mintz, a partner at McCarter and English, discusses a second guilty conviction for former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, who was found guilty of federal corruption charges on Friday. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:14:45

Sprint T-Mobile Deal Still Faces Regulatory Challenges

5/11/2018
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Jennifer Rie, senior litigation analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, discusses the regulatory hurdles still facing T-Mobile and Sprint as the wireless carries work towards their $26.5 billion tie-up. Plus, Robert Hockett, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses a tentative deal between the Justice Department and the Royal Bank of Scotland to resolve an investigation into its sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities a decade ago. The settlement is good news for banks like...

Duration:00:14:28

Companies Turned to Cohen to Understand Trump

5/10/2018
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Brad Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid Plc., discusses new revelations that AT&T, Novartis, and other companies paid Michael Cohen for insights into President Trump's administration. The payments were revealed this week by Stormy Daniels's lawyer Michael Avenatti, and have already drawn the interest of special counsel Robert Mueller. Plus, Bob Van Voris, Bloomberg News legal reporter, discusses the woman who has replaced Eric Schneiderman as New York Attorney General. Barbara Underwood's career...

Duration:00:14:33

Corporations on Damage Control After Cohen Revelations (Audio)

5/9/2018
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Bob Bauer, White House counsel under President Obama, discusses revelations that AT&T, Novartis, and many other companies paid money to a consulting firm established by Michael Cohen in exchange for “insight” into the Trump administration. Plus, Joseph Margulies, a professor at Cornell University Law School, discusses Gina Haspel's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where the interim CIA director faced questions about her past and her views on torture. They speak with...

Duration:00:15:37

Schneiderman Steps Down After Physical Abuse Allegations

5/8/2018
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Greg Farrell, Bloomberg News legal investigative reporter, discusses Eric Schneiderman’s decision to step down as New York attorney general after several women accused him of physical abuse. Plus, Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, discusses the upcoming confirmation hearings for Gina Haspel, President Trump’s selection to lead the CIA. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:14:48