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PBA of NYS approves contract
Albany Times Union (blog)February 1, 2012

the Police Benevolent Association of New York State, the union that inherited the mantle of the law enforcement unit of Council 82, has ratified a proposed contract, 965 to 36. The union was created in part due to deep dissatisfaction with the initial ...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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Booz Allen Hamilton Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results
Business Wire (press release)February 3, 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation (NYSE:BAH), the parent company of management and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., today announced preliminary results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2012 with revenue and ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Hoboken Rejects Snooki and JWoww's Jersey Shore Spinoff
BangstyleFebruary 2, 2012

That has to be a tough blow to the “Jersey Shore” franchise that a city in their namesake state doesn't even want them. Mayor Dawn Zimmer sent letters to Jim Bianco and 495 Productions explaining that she was rejecting their application for a permit, ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Insurance deal ends uncertainty for patients at St. Louis University, Des ...
STLtoday.comFebruary 2, 2012

WellPoint companies have also earned the reputation of driving hard bargains in their contract talks. In the last year or so, Anthem Blue Cross companies have engaged in numerous publicly reported contract disputes with hospitals and medical groups in ...more »

Government Contracts
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McConnell Government Relations Merges With Englander Knabe & Allen
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

Jeff's advocacy accomplishments include successfully securing hundreds of millions of dollars of contracts for his clients, protecting business from over-regulation and entitling multiple residential projects. "Jeff's encyclopedic knowledge of the ...more »

Lending Agreements
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The responsible lending and borrowing imperative: addressing the root causes ...
EURODADFebruary 2, 2012

The lack of transparency, accountability, and respect for democratic processes and information-sharing surrounding loan agreements and international financing has serious implications. The report calls for a reassessment of the holistic explanations ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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2012 NFL Draft Prospect Profiles: Andre Branch, DE, Clemson
Big Blue ViewFebruary 22, 2012

So, let's use today's 2012 NFL Draft Prospect Profile to discuss Branch. First, here is what Draft Tek's Giants analyst, Bill Bliss, said of the simulation's selection of Branch. "What? A Defensive end? Yes, it sounds crazy, but so did the drafting of ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter and 2011 Results
Sacramento BeeFebruary 16, 2012

Total non-GAAP net income(6) was $47.6 million, after giving effect to acquisition-related deferred revenue and amortization adjustments, stock-based compensation and transaction-related expenses, all net of tax, and tax rate alignment.more »

Employment Contracts
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New Amendment Bill and Future of Labour Hire
AllAfrica.comFebruary 3, 2012

More significantly when passed, the new law should be able to give greater protection to workers rights and employment conditions in this three-tiered employment industry without diminishing business employers need to operate under flexible competitive ...more »


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