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2 Waukegan Men Charged With Identity Theft, Burglary In Gurnee ...
CBS LocalFebruary 1, 2017

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Waukegan men have been charged with burglarizing vehicles in Gurnee and using a stolen credit card at a fast food restaurant.more »

Gilmer MirrorFebruary 1, 2017

Jan. 12, 2017 — LUFKIN, Texas — As tax season in Texas approaches, have you considered brushing up on tax laws regarding timberland properties? There are many favorable tax provisions affecting timber transactions and an upcoming workshop aims to ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Two incumbents and a newcomer compete for two Golden Beach Town Council seats
Miami HeraldFebruary 16, 2017

Einstein has worked as an attorney with a focus on financial, commercial and contract law for 40 years. He said his legal training helps him analyze complex municipal issues. “With real estate and zoning issues, I can offer my perspective on what ...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Canada: BC Franchises Act Now In Effect
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)February 10, 2017

The Franchises Act in the Province of British Columbia is now in effect. If you are offering franchises in British Columbia, you will have to ensure that your disclosure document now complies with the requirements of the B.C. Franchises Act and its ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Cameco Rejects TEPCO's Uranium Contract Termination Notice
Engineering & Mining JournalFebruary 7, 2017

The uranium supply contract provides for disputes to be resolved by binding arbitration after a period of good faith negotiations, the company said. Cameco added that is has sufficient financial capacity to manage any loss of revenue in 2017 as a ...more »

Government Contracts
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Upmeyer wants to 'rebalance' Iowa collective bargaining law
Muscatine JournalFebruary 4, 2017

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Although she said legislation to “rebalance” Iowa's collective bargaining laws is nearly ready for consideration, House Speaker Linda Upmeyer, R-Clear Lake, shared few details about what changes legislative majority Republicans have ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Time's up for Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum's loan agreement with Carmen Cervera
Art NewspaperFebruary 1, 2017

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid has reached an impasse: the loan agreement of the collection of the 73-year-old baroness Carmen Cervera, the widow of the industrial tycoon Hans Heinrich von Thyssen-Bornemisza who died in 2002, came to ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Joe Ellis on John Elway's contract: “I'm confident that we'll be able to get a deal done”
The Denver PostFebruary 2, 2017

HOUSTON — Broncos general manager John Elway is entering the final year of his contract and president/CEO Joe Ellis reiterated Wednesday that he is hopeful the sides will reach an agreement on an extension to keep Elway in Denver “for a long time.”.more »

Secured Transactions
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CORRECTING and REPLACING TriLinc Global Impact Fund Surpasses $500 Million in Investments in Africa, Latin ...
Business Wire (press release)February 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth paragraph, first sentence of the release dated February 16, 2017, should read: Between January 4, 2017 and January 31, 2017, the Company funded ten separate transactions, totaling $6,780,000 as part of an existing ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Court: Kean U Broke Law in Ending Professor's Contract
Inside Higher EdFebruary 13, 2017

A state appeals court ruled last week that Kean University in New Jersey violated the state's Open Public Meetings Act when its Board of Trustees declined to renew a professor's contract without first warning her of the decision, reported. In ...more »


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