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Wild About: Attorney admires Women's Business Center
Florida TodayDecember 1, 2013

Women's Business Center at Florida Tech. The Women's Business Center at FIT is one of only three WBC's in Florida, and in 2012, it was nationally recognized by the Small Business Administration as a WBC of Excellence. The WBC offers classes and ...more »

Money and tax system reforms
EastDay.comDecember 1, 2013

The most important prerequisite for the desired financial system is tax legislation, according to which all taxes will be levied according to law. This is very important because at present, tax legislation is a weak point in China's fiscal and taxation...more »

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Confidentiality
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Marshfield police case tests informant confidentiality
Marshfield News-HeraldDecember 3, 2013

While state law generally prohibits the disclosure of a confidential informant's identity, exceptions are determined under a two-step process that Wolf declined to employ, the appeals court concluded. Last week, the state's high court announced it had ...more »

Food Poisoning
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FDA's Cyclospora Report On Taylor Farms De Mexico
Food Poisoning BulletinDecember 4, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published the findings of the environmental assessment for cyclospora of several facilities operated by Taylor Farms de Mexico. Commercial bagged salad mix produced by the company and served at Olive ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Hindustan Lever to pay Rs 5.5 lakh for unfair trade practice
FirstpostDecember 1, 2013

The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum held that the scheme was “flawed” for trying to promote sales by lottery and observed that it was time “such offers are regulated and examined before launch by Ministry of Consumer Affairs and a ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Actavis (ACT) Affirms Filing for Generic NuvaRing (MRK)
StreetInsider.com (subscription)December 24, 2013

The lawsuit was filed under the provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act, resulting in a stay of final FDA approval of Actavis' ANDA for up to 30 months from the date the plaintiffs received notice of Actavis' ANDA filing or until final resolution of the ...more »

Lemon sharks return home to give birth; behavior confirmed for first time in ...
natmonitor.comDecember 5, 2013

According to a news release from The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science, female lemon sharks return home to give birth. This is the first time that this behavior has been confirmed in sharks. To reach this conclusion, researchers captured, tagged ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Lawsuit against Ntelos alleging consumer protection violations dismissed
West Virginia RecordDecember 3, 2013

CHARLESTON – A lawsuit against Ntelos Inc. for alleged violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act has been dismissed. Telecheck Services and TRS Recovery Services were also named as defendants in the suit. On April 12, an ...more »

Product Reclamation
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A look at key articles in Egypt's draft constitution finalized by 50-member panel
Fox NewsDecember 2, 2013

CAIRO – Egypt's draft constitution amending the charter adopted under ousted President Mohammed Morsi limits the scope of Islamic law and introduces new articles seen as a victory for rights advocates, while expanding the powers of the military in ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Police caution consumers to be cognizant about credit card fraud
News Talk 650 CKOMDecember 6, 2013

Two separate groups are believed to be operating in Saskatoon with two specific methods. One group is manually entering credit card data in place of an apparent debit card transaction. Clerks are then having the 'customer' sign a receipt but are not ...more »

Stolen Identity
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How To Keep The Grinch From Stealing Your Identity
ForbesDecember 3, 2013

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! With Cyber Monday sales up 20.6% from 2012 according to the IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, it's clear that more shoppers will be spending online than ever before. That means more will also become victims to identity...more »

Credit Repair
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TurboScore Canadian Edition Credit Repair Software of Credit Umbrella Now on ...
NewsdayDecember 4, 2013

Meant for home users & businesses, it is dynamic debt management software having an array of tools needed to efficiently manage credit repair. The solution allows individuals to manage credit repair process without any assistance of the professionals.more »

Unsafe Products
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FDAnews Announces FDA's New Generic Drug Safety Labeling Rule Webinar ...
PR Newswire (press release)December 5, 2013

Dan Pariser, a recognized expert in product liability law and a partner in Arnold & Porter LLP's Washington, DC office, will focus on the product liability implications of the new rule. Mr. Pariser will discuss the potential surge in liability cases ...more »

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