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Huckster Propaganda: Voice of San Diego gets a taste of its own fact check
San Diego CityBEATFebruary 1, 2012

If in certain contexts it characterizes (and trumpets) advertising as a form of support, it should not turn around and deny that advertising is support. The claim is false. The question, however, is whether there are aggravating factors.more »

The US Treasury is Aiming to Lower the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 1, 2012

Ideal Tax Solution is amongst these companies broadening their horizons to assists all Americans tax problems. The US Treasury discussed a few months ago, possibly working with the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) to lower the standards on it ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Brazil Airports Privatization To Be Test Of Financing Ability
Fox BusinessFebruary 3, 2012

"Brazil's banking system isn't structured for these kinds of projects," said Kleber Zanchim, a partner at SABZ Advogados law firm in Sao Paulo. "There are some alternatives, with some infrastructure investment funds and interest from overseas investors ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Tuna should be immortal
New York PostFebruary 4, 2012

His record speaks for itself: Two Super Bowl championships with the Giants, and the resurrections of two woebegone franchises — taking the Patriots to a Super Bowl and the Jets to an AFC Championship. In Parcells' own words, you are what your record ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Workers picket Kaiser over contract talks
Modesto BeeFebruary 1, 2012

Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout California went on strike Tuesday over contract disputes involving Kaiser's mental health and optical employees. The National Union of Healthcare Workers, which represents 4000 Kaiser employees, ...more »

Government Contracts
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Edwina Hart awards contracts for the Welsh Government's £17m Business Start-Up ...
WalesOnlineFebruary 1, 2012

The Welsh Government also hope the Business Start-Up Service, which is supported by the European Regional Development Fund, will help 6000 people to become self-employed during the three-year period. Mrs Hart said support will be targeted at newly ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Carlyle Suit Ban, ECB-Greek Rescue, Pipeline Bill: Compliance
BloombergFebruary 6, 2012

Courts Ex-Credit Suisse CDO Chief Surprised by Charges, Lawyer Says Kareem Serageldin, the ex-global head of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSGN)'s CDO business charged in a bonus-boosting fraud tied to a $5.35 billion trading book, was surprised by the US ...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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White Deer Invests $7.5 Million in PostRock
MarketWatch (press release)February 9, 2012

In the transaction, White Deer acquired 2180233 common shares at a price of $3.44 per share. The proceeds from the investment will be used to retire the term loan secured by the KPC pipeline and for working capital. Immediately following the closing, ...more »

Employment Contracts
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LAW: Three arrested in unemployment insurance scheme
Press-EnterpriseFebruary 3, 2012

David Paul Holden, 30, of Corona, a former employee of the state Employment Development Department office in Anaheim, was arrested Wednesday night, according to the statement from the US Department of Justice. Also arrested Wednesday night or Thursday ...more »

East Campus faces a more foreseeable future
Western HeraldFebruary 3, 2012

“UCC does housing in university communities, not necessarily student housing. Lodgco management does hospitality and convention center business,” Bob Miller said. “These are all either based in or have a significant presence in the state of Michigan.more »


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