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Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

The net closes on cyber-snoopers
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

Many internet users find these digital devices, which are used by websites to create personal profiles based on use of the Internet, intrusive. The data is used for Online Behavioural Advertising, allowing companies to direct their display adverts at ...more »

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MasterCard's Profit Strong, Litigation Charge Weighs
CNBC.comFebruary 2, 2012

MasterCard reported a higher quarterly profit as consumers around the world spent more money using credit and debit cards, but a litigation-related charge took a large bite out of its earnings. “This special item represents the company's financial ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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UK Moves 'No Win, No Fee' Litigation Reforms to 2013
The National Law JournalFebruary 3, 2012

The Ministry of Justice announced the delay Monday, with the decision taken to allow law firms and legal businesses more time to prepare themselves for the implications of the changes. The civil litigation reforms, contained within the second part of ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Honors and Officers (February 04, 2012)
In-ForumFebruary 4, 2012

... Zimmerman specializes in commercial litigation, banking and finance, real estate, securities and product liability litigation. Kristy L. Albrecht, employment and labor, general litigation, appellate, and Zimmerman, business and general litigation, ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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STERIS Corporation Announces Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Results
ReutersFebruary 7, 2012

During the third quarter of fiscal 2011 the Company recorded a pre-tax charge of $19.8 million ($13.1 million or $0.22 per diluted share after tax) for the settlement of the SYSTEM 1 R class action litigation. In addition, fiscal 2011 third quarter net ...more »

Entry of Foreign Law Firms: Update
Bar & BenchFebruary 1, 2012

The Madras High Court shall continue to hear arguments in the writ filed against the entry of foreign law firms. The High Court has listed the matter for further arguments post-lunch today. Senior Counsel AR Sundereshan, representing the Petitioner, ...more »


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