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'Business Connection' features Title Boxing Club
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

The Naperville location is one of 19 franchises across the country. TITLE Boxing Club specializes in boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. Pete Gilfillan came on set to promote his business FranChoice. Want to start your own franchise but don't ...more »

SPORTCHECK: Not properly enforced!
New Straits TimesFebruary 1, 2012

"Not just athletes, but officials who are investigated and found guilty of supplying or administering the drugs can also face bans from their sports," Dr Jegathesan clarified. "To legislate a law, it would mean we are taking it a step further.more »

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Commercial Contracts
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The DIFC Courts: Opportunities for the Middle East insurance market
Business Intelligence Middle East (press release)February 7, 2012

The jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts was recently extended to allow parties having no specific connection with the Dubai International Financial Centre to choose to have their commercial disputes resolved by the DIFC Courts. The DIFC Court has also, ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Caldeira: Franchises Offer a Valuable Avenue to Job Creation
Roll Call (subscription)February 1, 2012

For every $1 million lent to franchise businesses, 34 new jobs are created. Regarding regulations, the House has already passed bills addressing the overreach of the National Labor Relations Board and the health care law. A recent Hudson Institute ...more »

Contract Disputes
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More disputes likely between unions, corporations: Expert
Toronto SunFebruary 4, 2012

Moffatt praised the Canadian Auto Workers for not taking a massive pay cut, adding he believes they likely would have cut 10 to 15% off their contract to get a deal -- but not 50%. Tim Carrie, president of Local 27, representing Electro-Motive workers ...more »

Government Contracts
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Flawed computer-network contract will cost county additional $1.4 million
Columbus DispatchFebruary 3, 2012

The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. It's unusual for a public body to be found in violation of Ohio's open-meetings laws. It's not that violations are unheard of, ...more »

Lending Agreements
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PHH Restructuring; MBA Classes; Servicing Comp Change Bearing...
Mortgage News DailyFebruary 3, 2012

"I am writing to let you know we recently decided to reallocate resources from our Correspondent Lending channel to our Private Label Solutions and Real Estate Field Sales distribution channels. Although this action will reduce our Correspondent ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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AFL scrutinises coach contracts
The AgeFebruary 7, 2012

''Gary Pert is drafting a discussion paper and I think the clubs have a right to review it.'' The Age believes Collingwood felt its lead-up to the grand final was hindered by midfield coach Neeld's departure and while Mick Malthouse insisted he go ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Model-ships.co.uk Opens a New Shop
PR Web (press release)February 5, 2012

All transactions are secured via the SSL technology. Model-ships.co.uk, a firm specializing in making model boats and yachts, has recently opened a new shop, Premier Model Gallery, in Barnet. Launch of the new branch is a part of the company's endeavor ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Pass the ICE Test: Nine I-9 Recordkeeping Tips
Texas LawyerFebruary 2, 2012

The calendar should also include any dates for automatic reverification, such as for people who hold temporary E, H and L visas. The law provides for a 240-day extension of stay- and work-authorization for these visa holders who timely file extensions ...more »

How to seek payment from a customer in bankruptcy
Washington PostFebruary 17, 2012

Limitation on reclamation If the customer financed its operations through a lender which holds a valid security interest in the goods, then the reclamation claim is subject to the lender's rights under state law. Additionally, if the goods delivered ...more »

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