Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP is opening a Washington office with the hire of Clarine Nardi Riddle, former chief of staff to retired U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman, who joined Kasowitz Benson last week as senior counsel in New York.
The hackers often struck late on Fridays, starting about a year ago, sending skeleton crews at more than a dozen European banks rushing to keep bombardments of digital gibberish from crashing their websites.
A bipartisan group of senators is working on a compromise around U.S. cybersecurity legislation that’s been stalled over differences on whether government should set protection standards, Senator Joseph Lieberman said.
Regulators under Interior Secretary Ken Salazar failed to require deepwater drillers including BP Plc to show how they would control leaks like the well gushing at least 5,000 barrels of oil a day into the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman said.
Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman unveiled legislation today to expand offshore oil and natural-gas production, as well as reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by 17 percent this decade from 2005 levels.