Commercial. Legal news and articles for December 30 - 30, 2011

EUV Faces Its Most Critical TestAntispam Law Draws BacklashCommercial scenes shot in PontiacTop 10 stories of 2011Indiana high court says robo-call law constitutionalPanel looks at sentencing costs, • Commission on Public Safety says cost ...Handheld cellphone ban for truckers starts next weekJudge blocks Calif. low-emissions lawRob Nicholson braces for provincial wrath over controversial crime billEl Paso public corruption investigation: LKG Enterprises Inc. must hire ...China Zenix Announces Open Market Stock Purchases by ManagementTask force aims at state's underground businessesIRS Summons? Meet John DoeBostonian of the Year: Carmen OrtizPeople in Action

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Candidate announces bid for the 24th Judicial District judge
Victoria AdvocateDecember 2, 2011

Jack W. Marr, who specializes in family law, announced his candidacy Thursday as a Republican candidate for judge of the 24th Judicial District. Joseph P. Kelly, the current judge, is resigning from the court that oversees five counties. ...more »

Paxton lawyer argues there's little evidence of abuse
Calgary HeraldDecember 2, 2011

... 2011 3:13 AM Defence lawyer Jim Lutz continued to hammer away Thursday at witnesses' testimony to show there is little evidence that Dustin Paxton physically, psychologically or sexually abused his former roommate and business partner. ...more »

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EUV Faces Its Most Critical Test
IEEE SpectrumDecember 30, 2011

Because the industry has already invested so much, that would be bad—bad for ASML, bad for the semiconductor industry, bad even, perhaps, for the high-tech sector that has come to take for granted Moore's Law and its biannual bounty of doubled ...more »

Antispam Law Draws Backlash
CircleIDDecember 30, 2011

As expected, people who are most affected by the law — marketers — are upset about the lack of wriggle room and how it could affect their business. From the Canadian lawyer mag: "This legislation has quite a broad scope and it will capture many ...more »

Commercial scenes shot in Pontiac
Pontiac Daily LeaderDecember 30, 2011

A private research company revealed that with the changing times, people are buying things online and after looking into existing federal law, they determined there was no reason why it wouldn't be legal to sell their product that way as well. ...more »

Top 10 stories of 2011
Anderson Independent MailDecember 30, 2011

In May, environmental inspectors discover thousands of gallons of unpermitted hazardous waste at the former finishing plant for American Screw and Rivet in Anderson. By late summer, the US Environmental Protection Agency had spent $1 million cleaning ...more »

Indiana high court says robo-call law constitutional
Louisville Courier-JournalDecember 30, 2011

But the law remains under scrutiny in a federal lawsuit as well. The Indiana law applies to commercial and non-commercial speech and prohibits automated, pre-recorded calls unless a live operator introduces the message. Schools are exempted, as are ...more »

Panel looks at sentencing costs, • Commission on Public Safety says cost ...
Bend BulletinDecember 30, 2011

Ted Kulongoski — a Democrat — and a Salem business executive. Prison costs have ballooned in recent years due in part to mandatory minimum sentences for some crimes, which have kept offenders in prison longer, and to higher health care costs for an ...more »

Handheld cellphone ban for truckers starts next week
Rapid City JournalDecember 30, 2011

He says that lawmakers are targeting the commercial haulers when he thinks a law against the use of hand held devices should be enforced for all drivers. (Kristina Barker/Journal staff) Commercial truck and bus drivers across the country could face ...more »

Judge blocks Calif. low-emissions law
Worcester TelegramDecember 30, 2011

"Today's decision ... struck down a misguided policy that would have resulted in even higher fuel costs for Californian consumers while increasing the cost of business throughout the state," Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael ...more »

Rob Nicholson braces for provincial wrath over controversial crime bill
Vancouver SunDecember 30, 2011

Supreme Court Justice Michael Moldaver, for instance, was forced to defend himself for comments made about defence lawyers who mount frivolous charter applications that could unnecessarily delay justice. Meanwhile, a recent Ottawa Citizen investigation ...more »

El Paso public corruption investigation: LKG Enterprises Inc. must hire ...
El Paso TimesDecember 30, 2011

by Adriana M. Chávez \ El Paso Times The owner of a corporation indicted in the ongoing public corruption case has a week to find a lawyer to represent the business, which has also been indicted. An indictment against LKG Enterprises Inc., its owner, ...more »

China Zenix Announces Open Market Stock Purchases by Management
Sacramento BeeDecember 30, 2011

These catalysts further align management's interests with our shareholders and express our confidence in the Company's ability to grow shareholder value." China Zenix Auto International Limited is the largest commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer in ...more »

Task force aims at state's underground businesses
Sacramento Business JournalDecember 30, 2011

The goal is to ensure workers' rights are protected and that compliant business owners can compete fairly. “Labor law violators endanger workers and have an unfair market advantage over law-abiding businesses,” Labor and Workforce Agency Secretary ...more »

IRS Summons? Meet John Doe
ForbesDecember 30, 2011

How does the IRS get on to you, you might wonder? Increasingly, one important technique is the John Doe Summons. It blew the lid off the hushed world of Swiss banking in 2008 when a judge allowed the IRS to issue a John Doe summons to UBS for ...more »

Bostonian of the Year: Carmen Ortiz
Boston.comDecember 30, 2011

By targeting corruption and white-collar crime, the US attorney is restoring our faith in the system. By Scott Helman She brought former House speaker Salvatore DiMasi to justice, won a big terrorism conviction, and is preparing the long-awaited ...more »

People in Action
Inside Tucson BusinessDecember 30, 2011

Lewis and Roca has announced that Susan Freeman, Robert McKirgan and Randy Papetti were highlighted by Benchmark Litigation as local litigation stars. Benchmark Litigation highlights both local top commercial litigation law firms and specific local ...more »

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