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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 »

Bill to require more transparency in ballot measure advertising moves forward
Northwest Progressive Institute Official Blog (blog)February 1, 2012

HB 2499 would require advertising for or against ballot measures in Washington to include the name and address of the entity paying for the advertising; entities that are political committees would also have to disclose the names of their top five ...more »

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American Creek Resources Provides Litigation Update
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

Feb 01, 2012 (ACCESSWIRE-TNW via COMTEX) -- The Board of Directors of American Creek Resources Ltd. /quotes/zigman/430569 CA:AMK 0.00% /quotes/zigman/430570 ACKRF +37.14% (the "Company") wishes to provide an update on the ongoing litigation with Teuton ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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US Antitrust Enforcers Add Litigators to Bolster Odds at Trial
BusinessWeekFebruary 3, 2012

That has increased the agencies' need to fortify their litigation staff, Gavil said. The Justice Department and FTC have joint authority to decide if mergers violate antitrust laws. The FTC, which on Jan. 27 filed a complaint to stop Omnicare Inc.'s ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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AlumiFuel Power's PBIS Products Well Received at AMS Annual Meeting
MarketWatch (press release)February 3, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Feb 03, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation /quotes/zigman/558920 AFPW 0.00% (the "Company"), through its operating subsidiaries, announced today that its ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders of Columbia Laboratories, Inc. of ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 8, 2012

This class action is brought under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 USC Sections 78j(b) and 78t(a); and SEC Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the SEC, 17 CFR Section 240.10b-5. If you are a shareholder who ...more »

Advocates' Fund: HC seeks objections
Deccan HeraldFebruary 1, 2012

... of Karnataka on Wednesday directed the State Government and the Karnataka State Bar Council to file objections by two weeks to a writ petition that has sought the repeal of two clauses in the Karnataka Advocates' Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2010.more »

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