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Cain accuser has faced financial, legal troublesMcPier work-rule changes become lawCan a tax rebate program also increase local Moorestown business?Judge rejects effort by Fox Sports for Selig, McCourt to testify at Dodgers ...Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott LaboratoriesWhistleblowers victimised in Sol Plaatjie Municipality - COSATU NCapeKantor & Kantor Provides Guidelines on New Consumer Protection Law for ...Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Abbott LaboratoriesGingrich campaign, business interests tied togetherDC Attorneys Accused of Stealing Clients File CounterclaimMorris County People in BusinessPhone "Rootkit" Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of CasesFormer Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud and Bribery"Serbs will ignore Tadić and ask for parliament to meet"North by North-West, The Outlook hosts a mayors summit

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Limpopo official faces suspension
Independent OnlineNovember 1, 2011

He apparently made payments of about R600 000 to the provider without a signed contract. He is further accused of misleading municipal manager Ngoako Molokomme into signing invoices and ratifying transactions amounting to more than R44 million. ...more »

More problems
The WitnessNovember 1, 2011

He was quietly let off when his contract ended and according to municipal insiders is currently the chief financial officer (CFO) in a municipality somewhere in the North West Province. Similarly, tough-talking former administrator Mettler went off in ...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 »

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 »

Can a tax rebate program also increase local Moorestown business?
Moorestown SunNovember 30, 2011

Township Manager Scott Carew introduced a new program currently used by only one other municipality in the entire state to council. A representative from the “Property Tax Card Program” brought Carew up to speed at a recent South ...more »

Judge rejects effort by Fox Sports for Selig, McCourt to testify at Dodgers ...
Washington PostNovember 30, 2011

“This is all about Mr. McCourt, and this is all about Mr. McCourt addressing his personal liabilities,” Werkheiser said. “That is not a valid bankruptcy purpose.” After hearing several hours of arguments, US Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross noted the ...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 »

Whistleblowers victimised in Sol Plaatjie Municipality - COSATU NCape
PoliticswebNovember 30, 2011

We condemn the decision by the NIHE's interim board to terminate the contract of Dr Kopano Taole at the end of 2012 after he has done so much work to lay a foundation for a university in the province. We are aware that all those board members are not ...more »

Kantor & Kantor Provides Guidelines on New Consumer Protection Law for ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

Insurance company bias will not be the subject of expensive discovery disputes and discovery will only involve the credibility of doctors' opinions about an insured's disability." About Kantor & Kantor, LLP Kantor & Kantor is one of the largest law...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 »

Gingrich campaign, business interests tied together
msnbc.comNovember 30, 2011

Any speaking fees, Gingrich's FOX contract, and some advisory boards he served on, for example, were paid to “Gingrich Communications” and not to Gingrich directly, Hammond said. Gingrich told the AP today that he didn't need to be a lobbyist, ...more »

DC Attorneys Accused of Stealing Clients File Counterclaim
The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (blog)November 30, 2011

Zeke Roeser and Morgan Whitlock accused their former boss of misleading clients, defamation, tortuous interference and breach of contract. The duo's former employer, Mike Slocumb of The Slocumb Law Firm, filed suit in October, alleging that Roeser 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 »

Phone "Rootkit" Carrier IQ May Have Violated Wiretap Law In Millions Of Cases
ForbesNovember 30, 2011

If the case went to court, Carrier IQ's first line of defense might be that users have agreed to some form of tracking in their contract with one of Carrier IQ's cellular carrier customers. But when I reached Eckhart by phone, he pointed out that in ...more »

Former Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud and Bribery
7thSpace Interactive (press release)November 30, 2011

In 2007, the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office entered into a contract with Benetech, LLC (Benetech) to provide services relating to recovery from damages due to previous and future natural disasters. In early- to mid-2008, on two separate occasions, ...more »

"Serbs will ignore Tadić and ask for parliament to meet"
B92November 30, 2011

BELGRADE -- Serbs in northern Kosovo will likely ask for parliament to convene and declare itself "on the change of the state policy announced by Boris Tadić". This is according to an article in the Thursday edition of the Belgrade-based daily Danas. ...more »

North by North-West, The Outlook hosts a mayors summit
BCLocalNewsNovember 30, 2011

... the RCMP where the headquarters are in Kamloops and Victoria and we have no local control, or are we using a local police board model using contract employees?” There are other lessons to learn from policy developed in each individual municipality. ...more »

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