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February 27, 2014

Andersen Corp. has promoted SVP and general counsel Alan Bernick to the post of chief legal officer.

In his new role, Bernick will maintain his current responsibilities within the Legal Department and Internal Audit Services and will take on additional oversight for the Real Estate Services department. He will retain his role as SVP and corporate secretary.

June 21, 2013

The National Retail Federation welcomed today’s announcement that the Federal Trade Commission plans to investigate patent trolls.

“Patent trolls are a drain on the economy,” NRF SVP and general counsel Mallory Duncan said. “It’s time for Washington to put an end to this abuse of our nation’s laws. Seeing this issue receive top-level attention from the FTC is a significant development.”

October 13, 2011

The National Retail Federation Wednesday said that legislation introduced in the House to repeal debit card swipe fee reform would cost consumers more than $6 billion a year in savings that merchants plan to pass along to their customers.