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Reportage: Looking to liability
Insurance AgeFebruary 1, 2012

Arguably, what the wide vista of liability reveals is that a broker's learning does not cease with their product knowledge. For Neil Grimshaw, director at Ravenhall Risk Solutions, educating clients on risks and building a long-term partnership is a ...more »

Letter: Strict gun laws make citizens safer
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

If the writer is interested in facts, then he would have to admit that New York City's strict gun laws have actually kept the city's residents safer than in places with laxer regulations. New York and neighboring New Jersey have among the lowest rates ...more »

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IN RE AMERICAN EXPRESS MERCHANTS' LITIGATION
Leagle.comFebruary 2, 2012

Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011), just weeks after we issued our decision in In re American Express Merchants' Litigation, 634 F.3d 187 (2d Cir. 2011) ("Amex II"). Amex II returned to us from the Supreme Court, after defendants American Express ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Civil litigation cost reforms to be delayed until 2013, Government confirms
Out-Law.comFebruary 1, 2012

... the law firm behind Out-Law.com, said that the delay was not unexpected due to the complexity of the reforms, although he said that Lord Justice Jackson, who proposed many of the changes as part of a wide-ranging review of civil litigation costs in ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Lear Reports Improved Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Sacramento BeeFebruary 2, 2012

2, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation [NYSE: LEA], a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011. Highlights include: In the ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Revenue Up, Profits Down Slightly at Cadwalader
The American LawyerFebruary 1, 2012

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft enjoyed a modest uptick in revenue in 2011, the firm's first burst of top-line growth since 2007, according to The American Lawyer's reporting. The firm's gross revenue increased 4.4 percent to $448.5 million and revenue ...more »

SC gives PM an alibi for inaction. He doesn't deserve it.
FirstpostFebruary 1, 2012

It appears, however, that for all his limits to authority, Shah Alam was virtually a 'shah alam' (Emperor of the World) compared to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, whose writ, it appears doesn't even extend as far as the Prime Minister's Office.more »

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