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The Nightly Turbo: Phil Hellmuth Wins at LAPC, FS+G Files for Bankruptcy, and More
PokerNews.comMarch 1, 2012

In this edition, Phil Hellmuth wins a poker tournament (finally), Federated Sports + Gaming files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and more. is one of many gaming operators preparing for legalized poker in the US In the latest edition of The ...more »

Randolph's BP deal violated state law
Tri Parish TimesMarch 1, 2012

Because BP has a financial relationship with the parish, Randolph cannot accept gifts from the company, according to state law. In the same vein, state law prohibits Randolph from entering into personal economic agreements with the company.more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Inadvertent Contracts Over Email - How to Avoid Business Litigation
Business Review USA (press release)March 3, 2012

PORTLAND, OR, February 29, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- As the nuances of day-to-day business operation become more complex, Chenoweth Law Group is here to help you avoid unnecessary business & commercial litigation. Everyday, business professionals send ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Lingerie football franchise official for Saskatoon
Edmonton JournalMarch 1, 2012

Saskatoon's Lingerie Football League (LFL) franchise is official, with Credit Union Centre (CUC) management saying paying customers will determine if the controversial league survives beyond the inaugural season. “Ultimately, the market will determine ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Harford teacher contract talks – for two years – still unresolved
Baltimore SunMarch 2, 2012

Those talks began as the union and school system were still going through a new binding arbitration process – initiated by a 2010 state law – regarding the teachers' 2011-12 contract. Harford's teachers still have not received any of the 3 percent cost ...more »

Government Contracts
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Stevia Corp. Announces Engagement of Two Key Advisors in Vietnam
MarketWatch (press release)March 7, 2012

Ms. Huong is the President of Stevia Ventures Corporation which is one of the Company's contract grower partners based in the Hanoi region. She is also a Director of a local law firm and a Director of a Vietnam publicly traded construction company ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Cal Am: Public agencies didn't hold up their end of the bargain
Monterey County HeraldMarch 2, 2012

In its filing, Cal Am reiterated the project's history, noting that "numerous developments put the Regional Desalination Project in jeopardy," including the failure by the county and Marina Coast to secure financing by May as required by the agreements...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Kickin' it: Nene may be Mr. Softie, but he's getting paid hard cash
Denver PostMarch 4, 2012

For a contract over $65 million, this guy should be a consistent 20-point, 10-rebound player. He's a soccer player who has no courage, no drive and absolutely no fire in his belly. Nene was hurt during contract negotiations that fans were not ...more »

Secured Transactions
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The fiducie in restructuring and acquisition transactions in France
Lexology (registration)March 1, 2012

For years, the absence in the French civil law system of the concept of the trust hampered French lawyers involved in structuring complex secured financings and other transactions. Although common law trusts could be used in the context of off-shore ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Questions remain
ThisweekLiveMarch 1, 2012

The law also says that terms of any settlement agreement arising from an employment dispute are public. It further states that specific reasons for the settlement agreement must be stated in the agreement if the payout exceeds $10000.more »

Faith calendar
Bryan College Station EagleMarch 24, 2012

Friends Congregational Church (UCC), 2200 Southwood Drive in College Station, will hold a men's fellowship breakfast at 8 am Sunday school for all ages meets at 9:15 am celebrate "New Member Sunday" during worship at 10:30 am The Rev.more »


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