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Editorial: Heavier, but not therapeutic
Jakarta PostAugust 1, 2011

The Supreme Court panel of justices — Krisna Harahap, Artidjo Alkostar and Syamsul Rakan Chaniago — were right to insist on sentencing Gayus more heavily because tax crime is a burden on the state. “The defendant is a tax officer. ...more »

KKR Financial CEO Discusses Q2 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaAugust 2, 2011

As previously announced, in early July, we upsized CLO 2011-1 from a $400 million secured financing transaction with $600 million secured financing transaction. CLO 2011-1 initially closed on March 31st and represented a private CLO transaction, ...more »

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Confidentiality
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Kodak, Delano Farms, Hachette, Bravado: Intellectual Property
BloombergAugust 31, 2011

They also claimed that federal antitrust law was violated. In dispute are patents PP15,891, for the Sweet Scarlet grape variety; PP16,229, for Scarlet Royal grapes; and PP16,284, covering the Autumn King variety. The Agriculture Department had licensed ...more »

Helping consumers fight against fraud
Herald Times ReporterAugust 21, 2011

We manage the lemon law, so if someone has a lemon law complaint, and this only applies to new cars, we have lawyers who manage the arbitration. Q. Does the bureau have a high success rate in arbitration? A. It's gone fairly well. ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Duffy bill shows fiscal acumen
Superior TelegramAugust 17, 2011

Protecting consumers and ensuring that Wisconsin's community banks and other financial institutions can continue to serve their communities without fear of arbitrary regulations being leveled against them are critical to improving the health of our ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Quadra FNX Receives Anti Trust Approval for Sierra Gorda Joint Venture
MarketWatch (press release)August 31, 2011

Quadra FNX disclaims any intent or obligations to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, estimates or options, future events or results or otherwise, unless required to do so by law.more »

Unsafe Products
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Fox59/HH Gregg Colts Preseason Ticket Sweepstakes
WSBT-TVAugust 29, 2011

Winners by acceptance of their prize, agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent companies and affiliates, and each of their respective employees, representatives, sponsors and advertisers, from any and all liability, loss, ...more »

Food Poisoning
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Check your fish to avoid food poisoning
Malta Independent OnlineAugust 26, 2011

During this period, the risk of food poisoning, particularly from fish, increases due to the accumulation of chemicals such as histamine in the fish which cause allergy symptoms if the fish is not kept cool or under ice during retail.more »

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