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Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration lawFTC Attorney to Join MicrosoftJones & Haley, PC Selected For "City's Top Law Firms"No Alarm Monopoly for Fire-Protection DistrictPomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Taleo CorporationPomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Seracare Life ...Allianz Life Names Gretchen Cepek as General CounselLavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...Medco Deal Approval Should Have Conditions, Rivals' Lawyer SaysThe Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible ...Can A Franchisor Require Franchisees to Buy Supplies, Ingredients, or Products ...US Regulators Seen Nearing Decision In Rail, Shippers StandoffLaw firms build ties with AsiaBusiness, Government Legal News from throughout WVEx-Sen. Kerrey to run for ...Bank Takeovers Keep Am Law 100 Firms Busy

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EU probes Samsung, Germany blocks its tablets
Albany Times UnionFebruary 1, 2012

31, 2012, that neither the South Korean company's Galaxy Tab 10.1 nor the Galaxy Tab 8.9 could be sold in Germany because they were in violation of unfair competition laws. A German appeals court has upheld a decision prohibiting Samsung Electronics ...more »

Belgian Competition Law: Competition Council Adopts New Fining Guidelines
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 1, 2012

In a press release issued on 6 January 2012, the Belgian Competition Council announced the adoption on 19 December 2011 of new Guidelines regarding the calculation of fines for EU and Belgian competition law infringements. The Guidelines describe the ...more »

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Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law
NewsdayFebruary 29, 2012

Business Newsday > Business Content Preview Newsday 7 day/Optimum Online ® subscribers click here for full access Not a Newsday or Optimum Online ® subscriber? Click here Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law Originally published: February ...more »

FTC Attorney to Join Microsoft
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

In recent years, Microsoft has emerged as Google's chief legal antagonist, working publicly and privately to get antitrust cops in Washington and Brussels interested in Google's activities. As part of his new job, Mr. Long will likely continue those ...more »

Jones & Haley, PC Selected For "City's Top Law Firms"
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Jones & Haley, PC of Atlanta, GA has been honored with a recognition by Atlanta Business Chronicle in its selection of "City's Top Law Firms." A spokesperson from Jones & Haley, PC commented on the recognition: "This ...more »

No Alarm Monopoly for Fire-Protection District
Courthouse News ServiceFebruary 29, 2012

In 2009, the Lisle-Woodridge Fire Protection District passed an ordinance requiring the installation of wireless reporting alarms in all commercial and multifamily buildings. A nerve-center station in the district would monitor the alarms.more »

Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Taleo Corporation
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Taleo Corporation ("Taleo" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:TLEO) (isin:US87424N1046) concerning the proposed acquisition of ...more »

Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Seracare Life ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, and Washington, DC, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of ...more »

Allianz Life Names Gretchen Cepek as General Counsel
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) has promoted Gretchen Cepek to the post of general counsel, effective February 20, 2012. In her new role, Cepek will serve as chief legal...more »

Lavish Partner Pensions May Strain Firm Finances, Divide Generations, The ...
Business Wire (press release)February 29, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An investigation of large law firms' partner pension plans by ALM's The American Lawyer finds trouble ahead as generous benefit commitments stress firm finances and set the stage for generational conflicts.more »

Medco Deal Approval Should Have Conditions, Rivals' Lawyer Says
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

Express Scripts Inc. (ESRX)'s bid for Medco Health Solutions Inc. (MHS) should be approved by US antitrust regulators only if the combined company allows customers to buy specialty drugs at pharmacies that compete with their own, a lawyer for ...more »

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Launches an Investigation into Possible ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

... Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Wells Fargo & Company ("Wells Fargo" or the "Company") (NYSE:WFC) securities concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.more »

Can A Franchisor Require Franchisees to Buy Supplies, Ingredients, or Products ...
JD Supra (press release)February 29, 2012

The antitrust laws sometimes forbid product “tying.” A tying arrangement is an agreement by a party to sell one product on the condition that the buyer also purchases a different (or tied) product. In the franchise context, franchisors sometimes ...more »

US Regulators Seen Nearing Decision In Rail, Shippers Standoff
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

is attempting to have a proposal attached as an amendment to the Senate's $109 billion transportation bill that would remove some antitrust exemptions long enjoyed by the freight rail sector. The Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act--heatedly opposed by ...more »

Law firms build ties with Asia
Brisbane TimesFebruary 29, 2012

Mergers between leading Australian law firms and those overseas reflect a growing global outlook. Photo: Rob Homer AS THOUSANDS of lawyers' lever-arch files creak open in courts around the country this morning, a mini-mountain of them will bear new ...more »

Business, Government Legal News from throughout WVEx-Sen. Kerrey to run for ...
State JournalFebruary 29, 2012

Phipps said it meets state law requirements for Kerrey to declare his sister's house as his residence. Kerrey denied again Wednesday that he waited to get into the race to ensure he wouldn't face a challenge from popular GOP Nebraska Gov.more »

Bank Takeovers Keep Am Law 100 Firms Busy
Law.comFebruary 29, 2012

Am Law 100 firms were busy this week on a pair of announced bank acquisitions and another proposed sale nixed by a Delaware judge. In one of the deals moving forward, Bracewell & Giuliani financial institutions head William Luedke IV is representing ...more »

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