Professional Corporations. Legal news and articles for December 30 - 31, 2011

Queenstown legal property fight goes global1/3 of Lion's revenue from military logistics servicesNew DeSaulnier Laws Address Budget, Work Force, Corporate ResponsibilityHELENA — The Montana Supreme Court restored the state's century-old ban on ...2011 legal opinion: The year of I am Anna and corporate law reformsMT court restores corporate campaign spending banWorkplaces grow friendlier to gay employees, study findsCompany gets level playing field for sleeping bag manufacturingMT court restores corporate campaign spending banSupreme Court upholds state ban on corporate spendingXOMA Will Move Its Corporate Domicile to DelawareEl Tigre Silver Corp. Announces First Closing of FinancingCorporations resumed budgeting more for legal services in 2011Iowa high court sides with regulators, says corporations no longer need to ...Primo files for public stock offering; hopes to raise $75 million

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10 Years After Enron, Time to Throw Out Sarbanes–Oxley's Section 404
Heritage.org (blog)December 2, 2011

Given the traditional role of each state in regulating the corporate governance of corporations incorporated in that state, Congress should first examine anew whether federal law should address those subjects, or whether they should be left to state ...more »

Connections abound at corporate growth expo
Ct PostDecember 3, 2011

The annual networking meeting, held at the Stamford Marriott, brought together representatives from investment companies, law firms, small businesses and middle market companies, among others, to meet and make connections. Companies from the Stamford, ...more »

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Queenstown legal property fight goes global
Stuff.co.nzDecember 31, 2011

Other parties to the litigation include Checketts McKay, which acted for Corporate Trustees, Harcourts, Auckland legal firm Ross & Whitney and law firm MacTodd, who acted for Walter Peak Developments. The litigation involves multiple parties and ...more »

1/3 of Lion's revenue from military logistics services
Dayton Daily NewsDecember 31, 2011

The company supplies headgear and other protective wear for firefighters and law enforcement agencies. By John Nolan, Staff Writer Updated 4:26 PM Saturday, December 31, 2011 VANDALIA — A $12.4 million contract to manage a Marine Corps warehouse ...more »

New DeSaulnier Laws Address Budget, Work Force, Corporate Responsibility
Patch.comDecember 31, 2011

... Investment Act (WIA) money for quality job training programs and services for unemployed workers. California receives almost $500 million annually in WIA dollars for job training and employment services for adult and dislocated workers and youth. ...more »

HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court restored the state's century-old ban on ...
Great Falls TribuneDecember 31, 2011

Bowser Brewing Co. held its second — and owner Evan Bowser hopes last — grand opening Thursday.- 10:00 pm The folks at Primary Petroleum Company USA Inc. are keeping the pressure on the competition.- 10:00 pm Do you know what a bufflehead is? ...more »

2011 legal opinion: The year of I am Anna and corporate law reforms
Legally IndiaDecember 31, 2011

JSA partner Lalit Kumar glances back through 2011, the year that was dominated by the Anna Hazare campaign, via his lens of the most important reforms and changes in corporate laws. The year 2011 will be left behind as the year which saw - India on the ...more »

MT court restores corporate campaign spending ban
Boston.comDecember 31, 2011

They pointed out also that corporations can form voluntary political action committees -- subject to disclosure requirements -- as a way to remain politically active. The high court said it could not find the current laws unfairly impeded corporate...more »

Workplaces grow friendlier to gay employees, study finds
Fort Worth Star TelegramDecember 31, 2011

The corporate world -- especially at law firms and big banks -- is a much better place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees than it was a decade ago, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT advocacy group. ...more »

Company gets level playing field for sleeping bag manufacturing
Times DailyDecember 31, 2011

“GSP is not just some abstract trade law that affects companies overseas, but an important trade policy that affects jobs right here in North Alabama and allows for companies like Exxel to return good paying jobs back to the United States. ...more »

MT court restores corporate campaign spending ban
The Associated PressDecember 31, 2011

The group argues that the 1912 Corrupt Practices Act, passed as a citizen's ballot initiative, unconstitutionally blocks political speech by corporations. "We feel Montanans do not forfeit their freedoms of speech and association simply because they ...more »

Supreme Court upholds state ban on corporate spending
The MissoulianDecember 30, 2011

“Citizens United does not compel a conclusion that Montana's law prohibiting independent political expenditures by a corporation related to a candidate is unconstitutional,” Chief Justice Mike McGrath wrote for the majority. ...more »

XOMA Will Move Its Corporate Domicile to Delaware
MarketWatch (press release)December 30, 2011

The change of corporate domicile and name change will not affect the day-to-day business and operations of the organization. XOMA is a leader in the discovery and development of novel antibody therapeutics. The XOMA Ltd. logo is available at ...more »

El Tigre Silver Corp. Announces First Closing of Financing
MarketWatch (press release)December 30, 2011

Except where required by law, the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor ...more »

Corporations resumed budgeting more for legal services in 2011
Philadelphia InquirerDecember 30, 2011

One sign the economy still is struggling is that bankruptcy and labor-and-employment law remain among the most robust practice areas, he said. "We are in the same position most businesses are in - anticipating little growth next year," Decker said. ...more »

Iowa high court sides with regulators, says corporations no longer need to ...
The RepublicDecember 30, 2011

US District Judge Robert Pratt rejected most of the group's arguments last year and upheld the new Iowa law requiring corporations to disclose within 48 hours any expenses of more than $750 to support or oppose candidates and to get approval from a ...more »

Primo files for public stock offering; hopes to raise $75 million
Winston-Salem JournalDecember 30, 2011

Some analysts say the lawsuit could be the latest test of how much legal recourse stakeholders really have when a company's share price plunges unexpectedly. The plaintiff is requesting damages with interest for class-action participants, ...more »

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