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It's a bad law, just dump it
The HinduApril 23, 2017

Explanations 4 and 5 to Section 9(1) (i) of the Income-Tax Act, 1961 (Indirect Transfer Provisions), as amended in 2012 — otherwise known as India's infamous “retrospective tax amendment” — is back in business with a bang. ... In the Vodafone case ...more »

Abby Lee Miller Suffers Total Freak Out Before Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Celebrity Dirty LaundryApril 23, 2017

One of the reasons why Abby doesn't have a personal life is perhaps because she doesn't even have time for one. She's been too ... Because of her bankruptcy fraud case, a lot of her former dancers have distanced themselves from her. Plus, her multiple ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Commercial Law Update: Is it negligent to have exclusive UK jurisdiction clauses in contracts with EU dimensions?
Lexology (registration)May 15, 2017

It goes without saying that Brexit outcomes are uncertain. Nonetheless, many Brexit risks are known and reasonably understood. One of the more obvious future risks is in relation to the enforcement of UK judgments in the remaining EU Member States.more »

Franchise Contracts
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Mike Tyson lauds Dubai while promoting boxing gym franchise
WQOW TV News 18May 4, 2017

Balch Springs, Texas, now confronts the same issues of race and law enforcement as Ferguson, Baltimore and other cities after a white police officer shot and killed a 15-year-old black boy as he left a party.More >>. Balch Springs, Texas, now confronts ...more »

Contract Disputes
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Doctors urge Northwest/UnitedHealthcare truce before Monday ...
Arizona Daily StarApril 29, 2017

Southern Arizona's largest physician group is calling on Northwest Healthcare and UnitedHealthcare to do "the ethical and moral thing" and reach a truce for the ...more »

Government Contracts
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Editorial: Collusion should not become public policy
The LedgerApril 28, 2017

Under the Sunshine Law, government boards are permitted to conduct business behind closed doors in certain circumstances. They can meet, for example, to discuss union contracts or legal settlements. But even then the public must be notified when such ...more »

Lending Agreements
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Asian Lending Bank Sees No Need to Compete With China's AIIB
U.S. News & World ReportMay 4, 2017

"We can complement each other," Nakao said. "The financing needs are so large so we don't need to regard the AIIB as a kind of a rival in that regard. We can cooperate," he said, noting that the two lenders have already agreed on three co-financing ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Deacon Jones, Merlin Olsen highlight Rams' best draft picks
ESPN (blog)April 23, 2017

Ongoing contract disputes prompted Dickerson to be traded by the Rams to the Indianapolis Colts before the end of his fifth season, but he still remains an avid fan of the team. Wide receiver: Isaac Bruce, second round, 1994, Memphis. Bruce was a Hall ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Senate passes Bill on framework for credit reporting -
The Eagle OnlineMay 10, 2017

This followed the presentation of report on the Bill by Chairman, Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Rafiu Adebayo, and ...more »

Employment Contracts
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If You Expect to Work in Family-Owned Business for Life, Be Sure to Get It in Writing
The National Law ReviewApril 27, 2017

John III filed a counterclaim against Lisa seeking declaratory relief arising from their parents' failure to transfer the business interests to him and for breach of contract arising from the 2003 oral agreement. John III also asserted separate claims ...more »

TD Bank Can't Escape Suit Over Alleged Medical Office Theft
Law360 (subscription)May 17, 2017

Law360, New York (May 16, 2017, 8:54 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge Monday maintained certain claims against TD Bank NA from a doctor alleging that his former employee used a TD Bank account to steal more than $2 million, indicating that ...more »


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