In the Media

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In-House Counsel Insights: What In-House Counsel Need to Know About Blockchain

The National Law Review – Ward and Smith attorney Trip Coyne moderated a discussion with three panelists:

David Noble, director of The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management at the University of Connecticut and Founder of GunClear.
Stephen Rogers, vice president of blockchain initiatives for supply chain industry platforms at IBM, and
Bob Meeks, a Ward and Smith patent attorney.

They started by explaining what blockchain — the technology that powers cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin as well as a growing number of business applications — is.

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With Few Options, Lamont Considers Taxing Groceries

The CT Mirror – Gov. Ned Lamont wants to end Connecticut’s cycle of budget deficits, deliver property-tax relief and amass a fiscal bulwark against the next recession. But to do it, he may push wary legislators to extend the sales tax for the first time to groceries, medications and other long-exempt items.

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Blumenthal: Those responsible for GI Bill benefit debacle will be held accountable

Stars and Stripes – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Friday he expects there to be a congressional hearing early in the new Congress to “pin down” who is accountable for delays in education benefit payments to hundreds of thousands of veterans across the country.

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Op-ed: What saying ‘Happy Holidays’ says about us

Stamford Advocate – “Happy Holidays!” It is the most common greeting offered this time of year. People say it to each other. Retailers greet consumers with it. We hear it in advertisements across all platforms-television, radio and in print. It is now so common the words go almost unnoticed, much like asking “how are you” as you pass by someone you know, and often don’t even hear the answer. Such greetings have become a habit.

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