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Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

Restarting the US Capital Machine
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Reforms in Congress, such as the Fincher-Carney Reopening America's Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act, would create a five-year "on-ramp" for smaller companies to comply with certain provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank that ...more »

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Allen & Overy's David Benton: the man who decides if Greece has defaulted 2, 2012

"There has been a huge focus among our investor clients about a potential collapse of the euro and the legal consequences that would arise from that, in particular what kind of event would trigger sovereign CDS contracts." Client confidentiality...more »

Food Poisoning
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Over 50 nurses hospitalised after food poisoning
The News InternationalMarch 3, 2012

As many as 47 student nurses and eight staff nurses have been hospitalised with acute food poisoning at the Benazir Bhutto Hospital during last 24 hours reportedly after eating food at the nursing hostel. The BBH administration, taking serious notice ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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World Spa residents sue builder for Rs210 cr
Hindustan TimesMarch 13, 2012

The complex does not fit within the definition of a luxury apartment as promised,” The World Spa Apartment Owners' Association (TWSAOA) has alleged in its complaint with the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. The association has asked for ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Perrigo Announces the First Store Brand Launch of the Generic Version of ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 1, 2012

On February 10, 2011, Perrigo announced that it successfully settled its Hatch-Waxman litigation relating to minoxidil 5% foam brought by Stiefel Research Australia Pty. Ltd., a GSK Company. As Perrigo was the first party to challenge the brand patent, ...more »

Singapore's 'Lemon Law' was passed in Parliament today.
AsiaOneMarch 9, 2012

Lemon laws refer to laws protecting consumers against defective goods that fail to conform to contract, or meet satisfactory quality or performance standards at the time of purchase, colloquially known as "lemons". It comprises amendments to the ...more »

Consumer Protection
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CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement After the US House Energy and ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 6, 2012

"We also want to thank Congressman Pompeo for his amendment to the FCC Process Reform Act, which was approved today. The Pompeo amendment directs the FCC to disaggregate complaints alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act from other ...more »

Product Reclamation
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State of the University
The UCSD Guardian OnlineMarch 6, 2012

5, when students staged a non-violent break-in of the recently closed Center for Library & Instructional Computing Services (CLICS), Estelle was a key player in the “reclamation,” claiming he probably slept there every night following the action.more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Feds Indict Braintree Man, a Mail Sorter, on Identity Theft, Credit Card Fraud...
Patch.comMarch 8, 2012

A Braintree man was indicted today in federal court for stealing Discover credit cards from the mail and then using the cards to obtain money. Gerald K. Acholonu, 31, was charged with credit card fraud, obstruction of United States mail, ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Roxbury cops: 2 stole tax refunds in large-scale scheme
Dailyrecord.comMarch 1, 2012

ROXBURY — Two New York City residents have been charged with participating in a large scale identity theft and tax fraud scheme in which faulty income tax returns were filed and tax refunds stolen, police said. Chief James Simonetti announced the ...more »

Credit Repair
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520 Bridge Cable Requires Emergency Repairs
Patch.comMarch 9, 2012

Credit Washington State Department of Transportation Emergency repairs will be made to a State Route 520 floating bridge cable connection after divers discovered damage and corrosion during a routine inspection Thursday, March 8.more »

Unsafe Products
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Recent Developments In Aviation Products Liability
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)March 1, 2012

... the field of aviation products liability. 2 The cases and legislation discussed below touch upon a wide variety of topics, including: pleading requirements arising out of Iqbal and Twombly; the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994 (―GARA ...more »


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