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Judge says Occupy DC demonstrators must get notice before any eviction; feds ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and DC health officials have expressed concern about a rat infestation at McPherson Square and other sanitation problems, with the mayor suggesting that the demonstrators relocate to Freedom Plaza, another federal space that's been ...more »

Full City: order restored?
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

The district court had convicted the third officer for violation of the Pollution Act, but acquitted him of the charges under the Ship Safety Act. The prosecution did not appeal the acquittal; consequently, the appeal court considered only whether the ...more »

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Apotex pays $444m to generic rivals
Financial TimesFebruary 8, 2012

Apotex in 2006 launched a rival, lower cost version of Plavix (known generically as clopidogrel) “at risk” – on the assumption that it would win any litigation over the patent. The two partner companies said: “Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb are ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Lawmakers refute immigration law cost
News CourierFebruary 1, 2012

The cost-benefit analysis, written by Dr. Samuel Addy of the University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration, found the law could mean Gross Domestic Product losses of $2.3 billion to $10.8 billion, income and sales ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Bank Director Magazine Recognizes Commercial National Financial Corporation ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)February 7, 2012

Commercial National Financial Corporation is the holding company of banking subsidiary, Commercial Bank & Trust of PA. Commercial National was named in the Bank Director Nifty 50 report which attempts to identify those institutions that are the best ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Webster Bank Announces Results of Fixed Price Cash Tender Offer for 5.875 ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 7, 2012

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as "believes," "anticipates," "expects," "intends," ...more »

Madras HC may give verdict in writ v foreign firms in 4 weeks, as arguments close
Legally IndiaFebruary 2, 2012

The March 2010 writ filed in the Madras High Court by the Association of Indian Lawyers, which includes petitioner AK Balaji, seeks a ban on the entry of foreign law firms in India, alleging that such firms violate rules laid down in the Advocates Act, ...more »

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