Business Formation. Legal news and articles for August 31 - 31, 2011

Construction company owner pleads guilty to tax fraudFears of power shortfalls undimmedYuan internationalization takes off in Hong KongRebuilding after Irene? Watch for contractor scamsZone Resources discovers 4 new zones of iron formation at MooreThatcher student takes national FBLA honorsWould you like to start your own business?Dendreon Appoints John E. Osborn EVP & General CounselPolice, City Biz's Talk HomelessnessThe Fresh Market, Inc. Reports Strong Second Quarter 2011 Sales and Earnings ...Wheeler: I didn't disclose film producer's fraud caseAlliance Financial Corporation Announces Quarterly DividendPanasonic to Absorb Wholly-Owned Subsidiary(Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.)Japanese companies in LCD ventureGreenspoon Marder Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America® 2012

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Manchester Evening NewsAugust 17, 2011

It is the latest in a series of seminars focusing on areas of business law. Contact bcsnewsandevents@brabnerscs.com to book your place. MANCHESTER solicitors Lyons Wilson has secured the Law Society's new conveyancing quality scheme accreditation, ...more »

Northern Trust Prices $500 Million of Senior Notes
MarketWatch (press release)August 17, 2011

CHICAGO, Aug 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Northern Trust Corporation announced today that it has priced a public offering to sell $500 million of senior unsecured notes due 2021. The notes will bear interest at 3.375% per year and will mature on August ...more »

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Construction company owner pleads guilty to tax fraud
Hilton Head Island PacketAugust 31, 2011

The government's total tax loss was $455105, the release said. Senior US District Judge Sol Blatt Jr. of Charleston accepted the plea and will impose a sentence later. The maximum penalty is a $250000 fine and five years in prison, the release said.more »

Fears of power shortfalls undimmed
The Daily YomiuriAugust 31, 2011

Under Article 27 of the Electricity Business Law, the power consumption restriction order was imposed July 1 on large-lot users whose contracted electricity supplies are 500 kilowatts or larger. The order was to continue until Sept. ...more »

Yuan internationalization takes off in Hong Kong
Reuters Blogs (blog)August 31, 2011

Rocked by ongoing inflationary pressure, credit concerns and volatile equities markets, businesses are banking on yuan-denominated bond issuances to boost their capital base. Last month, Australia's Agincourt Capital Management LLC issued A$500 million ...more »

Rebuilding after Irene? Watch for contractor scams
The Associated PressAugust 31, 2011

As attention turns to repair and rebuilding, residents in affected areas should be aware that disasters often attract unscrupulous contractors who will prey on those trying to put their lives back together. The National Consumer Law Center reported in ...more »

Zone Resources discovers 4 new zones of iron formation at Moore
Proactive Investors USA & CanadaAugust 31, 2011

Zone, a publicly traded company, is in the business of acquiring oil and natural gas properties for exploration and development. The company's shares traded at $0.17 as of 11:31 am Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company is a publisher and ...more »

Thatcher student takes national FBLA honors
Eastern Arizona CourierAugust 31, 2011

In 2009, he competed against 72 students and took eighth place in sports management, and in 2010 Wright competed against 80 students and won third place in business law. This year, he placed fourth out of 82 competitors in personal finance, ...more »

Would you like to start your own business?
SuburbaniteAugust 31, 2011

By Anonymous The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Stark* is sponsoring an information session for individuals interested in starting a small business or those who are in the early stages of business formation. ...more »

Dendreon Appoints John E. Osborn EVP & General Counsel
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

Mr. Osborn has more than 25 years' experience in law, business, and public policy. He previously served as general counsel with two Fortune 1000 healthcare companies: US Oncology, Inc., where he worked on its recent merger with McKesson Corporation, ...more »

Police, City Biz's Talk Homelessness
Patch.comAugust 31, 2011

Poverty, homelessness and their impacts on crime and business were the central focus of a forum between city police and downtown retailers last night. By Michael Theis The topic of homelessness dominated a meeting last night between downtown business...more »

The Fresh Market, Inc. Reports Strong Second Quarter 2011 Sales and Earnings ...
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

In November 2010, the Company terminated its S-corporation election and converted to a C-corporation for income tax purposes in connection with its initial public offering. As a result, the Company is now subject to additional entity-level state and ...more »

Wheeler: I didn't disclose film producer's fraud case
DesMoinesRegister.comAugust 31, 2011

Former Iowa Film Office director Tom Wheeler acknowledged Tuesday that he asked one of his bosses to sign a tax credit contract without disclosing that the producer was facing federal bank fraud charges under a different name. ...more »

Alliance Financial Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
Sacramento BeeAugust 31, 2011

Alliance Financial Corporation is an independent financial holding company with Alliance Bank, NA as its principal subsidiary that provides retail and commercial banking, and investment management services through 29 offices in Cortland, Madison, ...more »

Panasonic to Absorb Wholly-Owned Subsidiary(Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd.)
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

3.20% Nippon Life Insurance 2.73% Company Sumitomo Mitsui Banking 2.32% Corporation (10) Operating results Panasonic Corporation Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd. and financial (Consolidated, USGAAP) (Consolidated, Japan GAAP) conditions for the year ...more »

Japanese companies in LCD venture
BBC NewsAugust 31, 2011

The company will be operated by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), a government-backed firm. The companies hope to have integrated the businesses by early 2012. Analysts have predicted falling prices for LCD displays, despite the huge ...more »

Greenspoon Marder Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America® 2012
PR.com (press release)August 31, 2011

Established in 1981, Greenspoon Marder is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Aventura, Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Stuart and Tallahassee. The firm's practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial and residential ...more »

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