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

Cain accuser has faced financial, legal troublesBP claims fund offers more money to Gulf shrimpers, crabbers for damage from ...Italian judge, politican and police official among those held in crackdown on ...Business news: AMR all shook up, ADP numbers surprise, Cantor Fitzgerald hiringMcPier work-rule changes become lawVIEW: Judiciary and the executive —Shahab UstoLaw Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott LaboratoriesIs Ginger White Herman Cain's Accidental Exit Strategy?Tipster sentenced in NYC insider trading caseItaly judge, politician, cop nabbed in mob arrestsLaw Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott LaboratoriesNY judge lets anti-gay marriage lawsuit proceedWilentz Shareholder Willard Shih Receives National AwardMorris County People in BusinessMan of the World

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Sri Lanka planned expropriation law under fire
Lanka Business OnlineNovember 1, 2011

Chandra Jayaratne, a retired business executive who is now active in campaigning for citizens liberties and just rule of law said the 'selective criteria' defined classifying underperforming and underutilized assets could be applied to many other ...more »

International Business Law Thrives as Other Areas of Law Languish
PR Newswire (press release)November 1, 2011

According to Mr. Cueto, "international business law has, up to now, been a niche practice for a handful of highly-specialized law firms. However, as more businesses recognize the growth potential in doing business overseas, the practice area has ...more »

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Cain accuser has faced financial, legal troubles
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionNovember 30, 2011

At one point, White also lost a libel lawsuit claiming that she spread career-damaging lies during an acrimonious breakup with her business partner, Kimberly Vay. They both worked as managers and coaches at No Limit Cycling, which operated inside a ...more »

BP claims fund offers more money to Gulf shrimpers, crabbers for damage from ...
Washington Post (blog)November 30, 2011

Ervin A. Gonzalez, a Florida lawyer on the plaintiffs' steering committee for the upcoming trial, said Feinberg's latest offer for shrimpers and crabbers was inadequate. He said he was speaking for his clients and not for the steering committee as a ...more »

Italian judge, politican and police official among those held in crackdown on ...
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

Last year, a major investigation that netted around 300 arrests showed that the 'ndrangheta wasn't just a southern association of crime clans, but rather a sophisticated organization that had infiltrated itself into politics and finance in Milan, ...more »

Business news: AMR all shook up, ADP numbers surprise, Cantor Fitzgerald hiring
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comNovember 30, 2011

American Airlines parent AMR Corp. filed for bankruptcy after failing to secure cost-cutting labor agreements and sitting out a round of mergers that dropped it from the world's largest airline to No. 3 in the US With the filing, American became the ...more »

McPier work-rule changes become law
Chicago TribuneNovember 30, 2011

Those pacts, brokered by Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, ended a 17-month labor-management battle that had stalled efforts to book business into the convention center. "Over the last few months, we brought everyone to the table, including our ...more »

VIEW: Judiciary and the executive —Shahab Usto
Pakistan Daily TimesNovember 30, 2011

More than 1.5 million cases are pending in the courts. In cahoots with an incompetent police, the lower judiciary in particular has utterly failed to render justice to the wronged masses As expected, the Supreme Court (SC) has rejected the review ...more »

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott Laboratories
Business Wire (press release)November 30, 2011

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Abbott Laboratories (“Abbott” or the “Company”) (NYSE:ABT) and its Board of Directors concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the ...more »

Is Ginger White Herman Cain's Accidental Exit Strategy?
Slate Magazine (blog)November 30, 2011

Unfortunately, when you're running for president it is our business. And Cain made it more so by going on CNN and telling Wolf Blitzer about the relationship before it became public. His attempt to do damage control by getting ahead of the story made ...more »

Tipster sentenced in NYC insider trading case
Wall Street JournalNovember 30, 2011

Brien Santarlas had been charged in what federal prosecutors in Manhattan have billed as one of the largest insider trading cases in history. He was sentenced Wednesday. As part of a plea deal, Santarlas testified at the trial of three traders who were ...more »

Italy judge, politician, cop nabbed in mob arrests
The Associated PressNovember 30, 2011

ROME (AP) — A judge, politician, physician, lawyer and police official were among 10 suspects arrested Wednesday in a probe that Milan prosecutors said revealed the growing infiltration of the 'ndrangheta crime syndicate in broad sectors of Italian ...more »

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott Laboratories
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

BENSALEM, Pa., Nov 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against Abbott Laboratories ("Abbott" or the "Company") /quotes/zigman/216393/quotes/nls/abt ABT +2.83% and its Board of ...more »

NY judge lets anti-gay marriage lawsuit proceed
Wall Street JournalNovember 30, 2011

18 ruling that the open meetings statute says public business should be done in the open, but allows exemptions for political caucuses and executive sessions. Wiggins dismissed other grounds for the legal challenge brought by New Yorkers for ...more »

Wilentz Shareholder Willard Shih Receives National Award
MyCentralJersey.comNovember 30, 2011

Mr. Shih, a shareholder at Wilentz, is a member of the Commercial Litigation Team and co-chair of the firms Diversity Committee. His primary focus is on commercial litigation in fields including professional negligence defense, corporate and ...more »

Morris County People in Business
Dailyrecord.comNovember 30, 2011

Sands has focused her legal career on environmental law issues, representing clients in environmental litigation, including claims under CERCLA, RCRA, the Water Pollution Control Act and the New Jersey Spill Act, according to a press release from the ...more »

Man of the World
The American LawyerNovember 30, 2011

He spent months personally reviewing every lawyer's personal utilization rates to see who wasn't pulling their weight. Those who consistently under performed were asked to leave the firm. A 2005 article by Legal Business stated that six partners and ...more »

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