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SC Treasurer Sounds Alarm About State Investments
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

He says the legislature doesn't need to pass any new laws regarding the state's investments; the current laws just need to be enforced. So who enforces those laws? "In some cases it's the treasurer; some cases the Budget and Control Board; ...more »

Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Vt firms land $34M contract
Barre Montpelier Times ArgusFebruary 8, 2012

MONTPELIER — A Vermont business team has been awarded a contract worth up to $34 million by the Environmental Protection Agency to improve energy efficiency in the US commercial, industrial and institutional sectors. The Clark Group, a national ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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The NFL's Foremost Family
Wall Street JournalFebruary 4, 2012

Grudgingly approved plan to sell her side of the family's half of the franchise for $75 million in 1991 to Preston Robert Tisch. Chief executive officer. Oldest son of Wellington. Left law practice to help manage the team. Confidant of NFL commissioner ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Black Angus owner sues couple over cancelled wedding reception
Statesville Record & LandmarkFebruary 16, 2012

Her husband said he never signed any contract. “You don't sign anything unless you read it over, and nothing was signed,” he said. The couple also disputes the date they cancelled the reservation, saying they cancelled in early August, about two weeks ...more »

Government Contracts
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Conmed Healthcare Management, Inc. Acquires Panhandle Correctional Care, Inc.
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

The contracts include most notably the Randall County Jail, a 450-bed facility in Amarillo Texas. "This strategic acquisition expands our Texas footprint beyond Galveston to the state's panhandle," said Richard Turner, Chairman and Chief Executive ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Probe reveals scale of Libor abuse
Financial TimesFebruary 9, 2012

All three rates serve as the basis for settlement of interest rate contracts on many of the world's major futures and options exchanges and banks use them to set interest rates on many loan agreements. All three rates are set through a similar, ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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How Long Can The Chiefs Pay Tyson Jackson?
Arrowhead AddictFebruary 8, 2012

Basically, Scott Pioli will either have to admit he was wrong in drafting Jackson so high by asking the player to renegotiate his contract at a level that better reflects his contributions on the field or he'll have to shell out as much as $14.72 ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Registering security over trust property
JD Supra (press release)February 28, 2012

One of the great attractions of the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) as a jurisdiction for structuring finance transactions is the simple yet thorough security registration regime applicable to BVI companies. For the most part, where a lender advances ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Lieberman, Cantor defend Capitol Hill's inside traders
SalonFebruary 2, 2012

A spokesperson for the Chamber said that the group has not taken a position on the STOCK Act. The Managed Funds Association lists influential investment firms and banks, such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, ...more »

Cass County Board: Board named final authority for Pine River sanitary district
Brainerd Daily DispatchFebruary 8, 2012

By Monica Lundquist WALKER – Cass County Board approved changes to the Pine River Area Sanitary District By-laws Tuesday, setting the county board as final authority to appoint sanitary board members and setting pay for those members.more »


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