Legal.io Newsletter - September 16, 2022

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Legal.io Newsletter - September 16, 2022

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Google, Meta Face Fines in South Korea and EU
 - After finding the companies violated their privacy laws, South Korean authorities issued a $71.8M fine to Google and Meta. Google faces separate claims and $25B in damages within the UK and the EU. More here and here. 

Twitter Shareholders Vote In Favor of Musk's $44B Takeover Deal 
- 98.6% of Twitter shareholders voted in favor of Musk's deal to purchase the company. More here 

Hispanic Heritage Month 
- As the ABA celebrates by honoring activists and legal trailblazers, law firms break down their current representation in numbers. More here

Starbucks Web3 Experience - Rewards members will be offered the ability to earn and buy digital collectible stamps (NFTs) that will unlock new coffee experiences. More here

Litify + Deloitte Strategic Alliance 
- The legal operating platform has formed a partnership with the BigLaw firm with the shared goal of giving their combined customer base enhanced legal ops management capabilities. More here

SEC Chairman Asserts Existing Crypto Laws Make Sense
 - In a CoinDesk interview, Nikhilesh De speaks with Chairman Gary Gensler as the latter explains his opinion that existing securities laws fit the crypto markets. More here

Peloton Co-Founder and CLO Leaving
 - The company announced this week that co-founder John Foley and CLO Hisao Kushi will be leaving their positions as Peloton faces a massive transformation. More here

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