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Electronic Recyclers International Names Tyler Browning Corporate CounselChina-Based Hackers Target Law Firms to Get Secret Deal DataThe Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200American Tower Corporation Announces 2012 Annual Meeting DateFaruqi & Faruqi, LLP Files Securities Class Action Suit Against K12, Inc. and ...Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas OfficeThis Time It's PersonalObama Diverges With Camp Over Taxing Company Profits OverseasSheriff 99% And The 1% Corporate Outlaw: NYU Law School Trustee Locks Out WorkersSFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...Sidley Expands its White Collar Practice in Frankfurt with the Addition of ...Corporate directors did not violate Wisconsin law in merger dealRailroads Pushing to Repeal Safety LawsSupport Staff Outsourcing Increases among Midsized Law FirmsGriffon Corporation Announces First Quarter Results

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My limited contract got extended automatically for one year. Is it necessary to complete five years in this case to move to another company? Would I be liable to a labour ban as per the new labour law. What is the notice period I should serve before ...more »

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Bay Area IndymediaJanuary 2, 2012

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Electronic Recyclers International Names Tyler Browning Corporate Counsel
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

Browning most recently served for three years as a senior associate at Browning & Browning, LLP and as Director of Business Development and Legal Counsel for CP, Inc., a multi-million dollar holding company that administers, owns and develops branded ...more »

China-Based Hackers Target Law Firms to Get Secret Deal Data
BusinessWeekJanuary 31, 2012

The Canadian government later killed the BHP takeover using federal powers to declare it wasn't in the nation's interest. Similarities between the Canadian attack and other recent intrusions at US law firms suggest that cyberattacks on attorneys are ...more »

The Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200
The American LawyerJanuary 31, 2012

A finance attorney, Agbayissah started his careet at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal. Vincent focuses on M&A, joint ventures, corporate, and commercial law. Naumann, who led SNR Denton's technology, media, and telecommuniations practice, litigates and ...more »

American Tower Corporation Announces 2012 Annual Meeting Date
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

American Tower, which began operating as a real estate investment trust as of the first of the year, advises that pursuant to Rule 14a-8 promulgated under the Exchange Act, in order to be included in the proxy statement and form of proxy relating to ...more »

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Files Securities Class Action Suit Against K12, Inc. and ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

Plaintiff is represented by Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a national securities law firm with extensive experience in prosecuting class actions involving corporate fraud. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff for the proposed class in this action, ...more »

Branham Law Group Announces New Dallas Office
PR Newswire (press release)January 31, 2012

Dallas-based Branham Law Group represents corporate clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters, as well as helping individuals in catastrophic personal injury claims. Led by noted courtroom lawyer Trey Branham, the firm provides extensive ...more »

This Time It's Personal
The American LawyerJanuary 31, 2012

In the 12-month period ending September 30, 2011, 2454 partners left or joined Am Law 200 firms. That was a 22 percent increase from 2010, when only 2014 changed jobs—the lowest number of partner moves since 2000. This year's figure was consistent ...more »

Obama Diverges With Camp Over Taxing Company Profits Overseas
BusinessWeekJanuary 31, 2012

The Michigan Republican would allow companies to exempt 95 percent of their overseas earnings from taxation in the US “They're inconsistent concepts,” said Linda Carlisle, a partner at White & Case LLP in Washington. Obama “does seem to be rejecting” ...more »

Sheriff 99% And The 1% Corporate Outlaw: NYU Law School Trustee Locks Out Workers
NYU LocalJanuary 31, 2012

Rather, the “99%” represented the many caregivers at a Milford, CT, nursing home who are currently locked out by HealthBridge, a company run by Daniel Straus, or “the 1%.” Straus, an NYU Law School Trustee, endows the Straus Institute for the Advanced ...more »

SFL Data Offers kCura's Method to Manage Litigation Hold Process for ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)January 31, 2012

SFL Data, the first provider of a fixed-price, e -discovery managed service for corporations and law firms, has licensed kCura's Method, a web-based litigation hold application. SFL Data selected Method after a comprehensive review of all available ...more »

Sidley Expands its White Collar Practice in Frankfurt with the Addition of ...
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

Lawyers from the Frankfurt office have participated in some of the largest and most complex financing and restructuring transactions in the German market. Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world's premier full-service law firms, with approximately 1700 ...more »

Corporate directors did not violate Wisconsin law in merger deal
WisBarJanuary 31, 2012

Plaintiff shareholder falls short in damages claim against corporate directors of a Wisconsin corporation acquired by a Pennsylvania company. By Joe Forward, Legal Writer, State Bar of Wisconsin Jan. 30, 2012 – A shareholder who claimed that seven ...more »

Railroads Pushing to Repeal Safety Laws
InjuryBoard.comJanuary 31, 2012

The law requires installation of a technology known as “Positive Train Control” (PTC) on all passenger trains and those carrying extremely hazardous materials. The PTC system includes GPS and wireless communications technology and central control ...more »

Support Staff Outsourcing Increases among Midsized Law Firms
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

ATLANTA, Jan 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Atlanta-based LawDocsXpress reported an 18.5 percent increase in total clients during 2011, setting records for both total clients and new clients added in a single year. The 10-year-old company also announced ...more »

Griffon Corporation Announces First Quarter Results
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. Griffon Corporation (the "Company" or "Griffon"), ...more »

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