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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Local charity drops Catholic affiliation, will place kids with couples in ...
WPSD Local 6February 1, 2012

In June, Illinois lawmakers made it legal for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, meaning they have the same rights as married couples. That includes the ability to become foster parents. With the new law came the stipulation that any ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Sandra Shoupe-Gorga opens Scottsdale practice
AZ Central.comFebruary 2, 2012

By John McLean, Arizona Business Gazette | Sandra Shoupe-Gorga has opened a private law practice in Scottsdale. She focuses in municipal liability, employment law, tort litigation, sports law and commercial litigation.more »

Franchise Contracts
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Sports arena
The Seattle TimesFebruary 5, 2012

Another franchise in the... (February 4, 2012, by pechorin) MORE Build it so that it can be made into an NHL arena as well. If that happens, I will put... (February 4, 2012, by Shoreline Resident) MORE NBA and NHL both Please. If build a new arena, ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Princeton Teachers "Overwhelmingly" Approve Tentative Contract
Patch.comFebruary 3, 2012

Ryan said previously that issues in a new teachers' contract were disputes over salary and benefits. Neither Ryan nor district officials will reveal the terms of the proposed contract until board approval on Feb. 7.more »

Government Contracts
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Industry objects to new labor rule, cites extra burden on contractors
Washington TechnologyFebruary 1, 2012

The government also has numerous offices within the Labor Department, such as the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, to ensure companies abide by the complex web of laws. The council said the USDA officials would have to be careful that ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Hard Money Lending Major Event Coming Soon...American IRA-A National Provider ... (press release)February 7, 2012

Hard Money Lending Major Event Coming Soon...American IRA-A National Provider Of Self-Directed IRAs Announces The Upcoming National Hard Money Seminar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on March 21st, 2012. These events are always booked to capacity.more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Montreal Canadiens mined some golden prospects in the 2007 Draft
Hockey's FutureFebruary 3, 2012

After a successful junior year, he decided to forego his senior year of university to sign an entry-level contract with the Rangers on July 6th, 2010. The young defenseman would start the 2010-11 season with the Rangers' AHL affiliate, the Connecticut ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Ocwen Reports EPS of $0.71 for 2011 Up 97% Over 2010, Net Income of $78.3 ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 23, 2012

As valued on December 31, 2011, Ocwen expects to receive approximately $181 million in cash from the transaction; 25% of the proceeds will be used to pay-down the Senior Secured Term Loan as required by the terms of the loan. The remaining cash will be ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Employment Gains as Health Care Eclipses Factories as U.S. Ages
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in late March on President Barack Obama's health-care law, including the requirement that Americans either buy insurance or pay a penalty. Republicans competing for the White House have all said they'll get rid ...more »

'UCC To Establish School Of Pharmacy'
GhanaFebruary 27, 2012

The University of Cape Coast, which was established as a University College of Education with two faculties IN 1962 now has eight schools and faculties including a school of Medical Sciences in its fifth year, and a proposed faculty of Law soon to take ...more »


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