Business Law. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

CA attorney general: The Trump administration is 'in denial' about its executive powersRex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneursIs noncompete provision legal?The Latest: Attorney tells Trump to quit politicizing deathTrump to propose large increase in deductions Americans can claim on their taxesSenate confirms Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general, he'll now head the Justice Department's Russia probeJustice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of HearingEx-U.S. attorney Fishwick challenges railroad managementDC sues company for allegedly treating rent-control apartments like 'hotel rooms'Eight Milbank Partners Shortlisted for Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law AwardsHouse Oversight chair: It looks like Michael Flynn broke the law with Russian paymentsOpen for Business: Manning LawWest Chester Business' Fraudulent Apparel Leads To $10K Settlement: Attorney GeneralBig Business Asks Congress for Protection From Local Paid Leave LawsSecretary of State Connie Lawson Hails New Act That Modernizes Business Law

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressMarch 26, 2017

Dykema, a national law firm, announced that Timothy D. Kelly, Minneapolis-based senior counsel in the firm's Business Litigation Practice Group, has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2017, an honor bestowed upon just 319 attorneys. … Faegre ...more »

US Attorney General Says Sanctuary Cities May Lose Federal Grants
Fox BusinessMarch 27, 2017

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is working overtime toward ...more »

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CA attorney general: The Trump administration is 'in denial' about its executive powers
Business InsiderApril 26, 2017

Trump made big promises in that regard during his campaign — including a pledge to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. But aside from increased powers given to Immigrations Customs and Enforcement officers who have been deporting people at a ...more »

Rex Winter: Business skills for tomorrow's entrepreneurs
Petoskey News-ReviewApril 26, 2017

It focuses on leadership and management skills, personal and business finance, career planning and employability skills, entrepreneurship skills, professional communication skills, business law and international business. This program is offered at all ...more »

Is noncompete provision legal?
Napa Valley RegisterApril 26, 2017

Alex Myers of Myers & Associates will take over the legal advice column "Minding Your Business." He specializes in business law. prev. next. Dear Alex: I recently left my job at an engineering firm to start my own independent engineering company. I had ...more »

The Latest: Attorney tells Trump to quit politicizing death
Business InsiderApril 26, 2017

San Francisco's city attorney says that President Donald Trump should stop using the death of a woman shot along a waterfront pier by a man who was in the country illegally to politicize the issue of "sanctuary cities." Kate Steinle was walking with ...more »

Trump to propose large increase in deductions Americans can claim on their taxes
Washington PostApril 26, 2017

The White House is expected to pursue safeguards to ensure that companies like law firms can't take advantage of this new tax rate and allow their highly paid partners to pay much lower tax bills. Trump's proposed tax changes will not all be rolled out ...more »

Senate confirms Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general, he'll now head the Justice Department's Russia probe
Business InsiderApril 25, 2017

Rod Rosenstein U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein speaks at a news conference in Baltimore, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Rod Rosenstein as deputy ...more »

Justice Antitrust Pick Pledges Anthem Recusal Ahead of Hearing
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 25, 2017

Confirmation hearings for assistant attorney general positions in the Justice Department's antitrust division tend to be bipartisan, Mary Strimel, a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, told Bloomberg BNA. “I think the antitrust bar as a whole views ...more »

Ex-U.S. attorney Fishwick challenges railroad management
Roanoke TimesApril 25, 2017

Fishwick, who resigned three and a half months ago as the Western District of Virginia's top federal prosecutor, says he sees a debacle of corporate waste unfolding at CSX railroad. Speaking out as a CSX shareholder, he registered a Facebook page to ...more »

DC sues company for allegedly treating rent-control apartments like 'hotel rooms'
Washington PostApril 25, 2017

Attorney General Karl A. Racine on Friday filed a lawsuit against Ginosi USA Corp., a Los Angeles-based travel accommodations company, alleging that the short-term rentals are prohibited under the District's Rental Housing Act, which states that ...more »

Eight Milbank Partners Shortlisted for Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards
PR Newswire (press release)April 25, 2017

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP's partners and initiatives have been honored with nominations for Euromoney Legal Media Group's 2017 Women in Business Law awards. These prestigious ...more »

House Oversight chair: It looks like Michael Flynn broke the law with Russian payments
Business InsiderApril 25, 2017

The House Oversight Committee's top-ranking Republican and Democrat said in a joint press conference on Tuesday that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn appeared to have broken the law by not disclosing payments he received from Russia in ...more »

Open for Business: Manning Law
Florida TodayApril 25, 2017

Open for Business: Manning Law. Address: 7827 N. Wickham Rd., Suite C, Melbourne. Owner: Rob Manning. Opening day: April 17. Products/services: Law practice. My background includes over a decade in business litigation with statewide and national law ...more »

West Chester Business' Fraudulent Apparel Leads To $10K Settlement: Attorney General
Patch.comApril 25, 2017

Radiate Athletics has to pay civil penalties and fees of $10,000 to the state as part of a settlement deal, Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office said on Monday. Radiate's founder, Kenneth E. Crockett Jr.,must also pay restitution to all customers who ...more »

Big Business Asks Congress for Protection From Local Paid Leave Laws
BloombergApril 25, 2017

Now big business is countering the calls with a proposal of its own: Congress should establish a certain optional amount of paid leave and, if companies meet that threshold, they should be protected from state or local laws that might require more.more »

Secretary of State Connie Lawson Hails New Act That Modernizes Business Law
WBIW.comApril 25, 2017

(INDIANAPOLIS) - "The Indiana General Assembly has passed, and Governor Eric Holcomb has signed into law, the most far-reaching revision of Indiana business laws in more than two decades," Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson said Monday.more »

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