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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 »

'Misleadingly exaggerated': Rachel Weisz advert banned after L'Oreal admits to ...
Daily MailFebruary 1, 2012

The British actress is not the first renowned beauty to have her image digitally enhanced to give a false impression of the benefits of using popular beauty products. An advertisement for an Olay anti-aging product featuring Twiggy was banned in 2009.more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Rocket Lawyer Survey Reveals Top Issues for Small Businesses Are Legal and ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

As SMBs enter into new business contracts, hire new employees, and upgrade to new office spaces, entrepreneurs face a wider range of legal issues, like signing contracts, staying compliant with HR laws, and signing commercial leases.more »

Franchise Contracts
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Realogy Completes Offering of Two Series of Senior Secured Notes
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens(R) Real Estate, CENTURY 21(R), Coldwell Banker(R), Coldwell Banker Commercial(R), The Corcoran Group(R), ERA(R), Sotheby's International Realty(R), NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Loretta Hunt: Showtime Sports' head discusses future of Strikeforce
SI.comFebruary 8, 2012

It was widely speculated that this contract wouldn't be renewed for two reasons: Zuffa already had a history of buying and stripping other fight organizations, and UFC president Dana White and Showtime Sports head Ken Hershman didn't see eye to eye.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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European Leaders Maintain Pressure on Greece to Complete Deal
BusinessWeekFebruary 5, 2012

6 (Bloomberg) -- European leaders maintained pressure on Greece to accept terms demanded by international lenders during a weekend of talks to avert a financial collapse. Interim Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos struck a tentative deal with party ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Shahid Khan said he'd have drafted Tebow for Jaguars
NBCSports.comFebruary 2, 2012

Smith just got a contract extension, and his new boss essentially said Smith made the wrong choice to pick defensive tackle Tyson Alualu in 2010. Khan also demeans Smith's drafting record. (In addition to Smith's predecessor Shack Harris.) ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Fitch Affirms WF-RBS Commercial Mortgage Trust 2011-C2
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

As is typical with new transactions, financial reporting is limited in the first year. Fitch reviewed 2011 quarterly financial performance for 80% of the transaction in addition to updated rent rolls for the top 15 loans representing 69.4% of the ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Rules on rehiring migrant workers eased
Korea TimesFebruary 1, 2012

By Kim Rahn The Ministry of Employment and Labor announced a revision to the Law on Foreign Workers' Employment, Wednesday, that will allow migrant workers who leave Korea after their visa expires to return after three months if a former employer wants ...more »

George Kallensee
phillyBurbs.comFebruary 6, 2012

He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, William J. Slater; a brother, William Kallensee; and four sisters, Margaret Johnson, Gladys Kinsey, Gloria Trauger and Ethel Landis. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Thursday, Feb.more »


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