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US President Barack Obama has signed into law a major defence bill including ...New State Laws Take Effect Jan. 1Obama Signs Defense Spending Law, With NotesADVICE: Existing labor laws updated for 2012With Reservations, Obama Signs Act to Allow Detention of CitizensMoney & the Law: Shady investment business is boomingNew Ala. laws for 2012 include part of immigration law, new rules for expert ...Paid sick leave among new Conn. laws taking effectState's immigration crackdown is about to expandVideo: 40000 new laws for the new yearMarket Target, San Diego's Best Ranking SEO Firm Launches Services for Legal ...Del. explores online lottery ticket sales after rulingQuinn signs law that tweaks smart gridOwner of S.C. sex store upset with city's new lawLaw Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Baldwin ...

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Nashville People in Business
The TennesseanDecember 11, 2011

They are: Thomas K. Potter III in commercial litigation and other fields; Lawrence R. Ahern III in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law; W. Davidson Broemel in insurance law; Kevin M. Doherty in insurance law; ...more »

Companies Prepare for Paperwork as California Enacts Anti-Trafficking Law
Fox NewsDecember 10, 2011

And it only applies to retailers and manufacturers doing business in the state that make more than $100 million a year. But the first-of-its-kind law has national implications for several reasons. First, as one of the world's largest economies, ...more »

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US President Barack Obama has signed into law a major defence bill including ...
BBC NewsDecember 31, 2011

The law cuts off from the US financial system foreign firms that do business with Iran's central bank. But Mr Obama stressed that he had concerns about parts of the legislation dealing with the handling of foreign terror suspects. ...more »

New State Laws Take Effect Jan. 1
Patch.comDecember 31, 2011

It provides loan reimbursements and grants to Connecticut students seeking jobs in alternative energy technology and other related fields funded by transferring $3 million from the quasi-public Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority to ...more »

Obama Signs Defense Spending Law, With Notes
BloombergDecember 31, 2011

The Defense Department is currently negotiating the fifth contract for the F-35. At $382 billion, it's the Pentagon's largest weapons program. The defense authorization law calls for spending $27 billion less than Obama sought, and $43 billion less ...more »

ADVICE: Existing labor laws updated for 2012
Press-EnterpriseDecember 31, 2011

Fortunately, the law only applies to non-exempt employees and the labor commissioner will prepare a template for employers to follow in making this disclosure. However, the law allows employees to now collect attorneys' fees to enforce a judgment for ...more »

With Reservations, Obama Signs Act to Allow Detention of Citizens
ABC News (blog)December 31, 2011

In a statement, the president said he did so with reservations about key provisions in the law — including a controversial component that would allow the military to indefinitely detain terror suspects, including American citizens arrested in the ...more »

Money & the Law: Shady investment business is booming
Colorado Springs GazetteDecember 31, 2011

Not all economic activity has slowed during the Great Recession. For example, over the past few years, the marketing of highly speculative, often fraudulent investments has become a growth industry. This marketing is largely aimed at individuals ...more »

New Ala. laws for 2012 include part of immigration law, new rules for expert ...
The RepublicDecember 31, 2011

Some parts of the far-reaching law have been at least temporarily put on hold by federal judges while other parts have been given judicial approval. The Alabama Department of Homeland Security is offering to help businesses with 25 or fewer employees ...more »

Paid sick leave among new Conn. laws taking effect
CanadianBusiness.comDecember 31, 2011

Paid sick leave is one of a host of laws taking effect Jan. 1 in Connecticut. Others include a tax credit for businesses that hire new employees. There's also mandatory insurance coverage for certain medical tests. Topics AP.more »

State's immigration crackdown is about to expand
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionDecember 31, 2011

By Jeremy Redmon This is for anyone who relies on public benefits, owns a large business or needs professional licenses to work in Georgia: Major parts of the state's new law cracking down on illegal immigration take effect this Sunday. ...more »

Video: 40000 new laws for the new year
msnbc.comDecember 31, 2011

Georgia is putting a similar law into effect requiring any business with 500 or more employees to use E-Verify to check the employment eligibility of new hires. The requirement is being phased in, with all employers with more than 10 employees to be ...more »

Market Target, San Diego's Best Ranking SEO Firm Launches Services for Legal ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)December 31, 2011

This marketing strategy has been proven to generate business leads, promote brand, increase visibility and boost a business's social media exposure. "There is a serious lack of attention to online marketing strategies across the entire legal industry ...more »

Del. explores online lottery ticket sales after ruling
The News JournalDecember 31, 2011

There is a chance the ruling also may permit states to sell each other's lottery tickets online, said Joseph Kelly, a professor of business law at Buffalo State College in New York and consultant for the gambling industry. "It could be very important ...more »

Quinn signs law that tweaks smart grid
Crain's Chicago BusinessDecember 31, 2011

Pat Quinn on Friday signed a bill that makes modestly consumer-friendly changes to the “smart grid” law benefiting Commonwealth Edison Co. that he unsuccessfully opposed. With his signing, ComEd will earn a slightly lower return on equity than it would ...more »

Owner of S.C. sex store upset with city's new law
Charlotte ObserverDecember 31, 2011

He said he "absolutely" will sue if the city denies him a license under a new business-license law council adopted Thursday. "We followed their rules. We located exactly where they told us to locate," White said. "Then we opened up and they changed the ...more »

Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Baldwin ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 31, 2011

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Dec 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. ("Baldwin" or the "Company") ...more »

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