According to Lorenz, the key trait of a modern nemesis is anonymity; someone can be your nemesis without being aware of it. The proliferation of social media channels, in which everyone can advertise their accomplishments and achievements to the world, allows everyone to observe what their potential nemesis is doing. As Lorenz puts it: "It's easy, when you see someone leading a seemingly perfect life, to want to tear that person down." … [Read more...] about A nemesis is fine. A good news friend is better.
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But Sue Ann Hamm, 58, had sought more, and observers say the award in the Oklahoma County case is good news for shareholders of Hamm’s company, Continental Resources, who had worried that a multi-billion dollar award against its chief executive officer could force a sale of the business, reports Reuters. … [Read more...] about CEO must pay $995M in divorce case; analyst calls ‘rather small’ award good news for shareholders
However, this amounts to “good news” in the current market for legal services, the law blog writes. “Whatever the official number of layoffs, it does appear that Quinn has kept the amount of cuts down as compared to other firms headquartered on the west coast.” … [Read more...] about And Now the ‘Good News’: Quinn Emanuel Cuts ‘a Handful of People’
The ruling is good news for corporations, according to the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.). The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued a statement saying the ruling “eliminates a potential windfall against employers by employees trying to dredge up stale pay claims.” … [Read more...] about Pay-Bias Ruling Good News for Corporations
And at his first congressional hearing as the bureau’s acting director this month — in a stunt meant to highlight what he considers the agency’s unconstitutional independence — he told lawmakers he could “just sit here and twiddle my thumbs” because Dodd-Frank only mandates that he appear before Congress, not answer any questions. … [Read more...] about CFPB’s Mulvaney gives good news and lobbying advice to bankers, further infuriating consumer advocates