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Independent directors? liability not defined
Economic TimesAugust 1, 2011

"People won't join boards if the liability on the independent director is not well defined." Unfortunately, there is lack of clarity on the exact liability of independent directors . A few months ago, the Company Law Board asked the Registrar of ...more »

Sentence of Metro East lawyer may be reduced
STLtoday.comAugust 1, 2011

Appeals court rules it was double jeopardy to charge Gary Peel with both bankruptcy fraud and obstruction of justice. EAST ST. LOUIS • A federal appeals court has reversed part of a former Madison County lawyer's prison sentence for blackmailing his ...more »

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Charitable Trusts
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Community groups urged to apply for grants
Liverpool Daily PostAugust 23, 2011

Two Trusts set up to help charitable organisations in the Liverpool city region have seen a fall in the number of applications since the recession began in 2008. The Trusts, administered by Merseyside-based law firm Brown Turner Ross, have struggled in ...more »

VMFA, VCU announce record $115 million cash gift
Richmond Times DispatchAugust 26, 2011

The trusts terminated this summer with the death of their son-in-law, Ambrose Congreve, 104, of London. Of the museum portion, $60 million will be used to create a Glasgow Fund to strengthen the museum's permanent collection. "What it does is it vaults ...more »

Estate Administration
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Lewis joins private client team
WalesOnlineAugust 17, 2011

He will advise clients on a range of legal services for individuals including wills, succession planning and estate administration. Geldards partner Sian Williams said: “Bringing Moy on board at Geldards underlines our commitment to the continued ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Free Sept. 22 Web Conference Helps Okla. Caregivers
Native TimesAugust 25, 2011

The live and interactive program will provide advice on elder law matters, including pinpointing when you need to address legal issues, what the implications are, and how to ensure that you and your family are protected. The event is free of charge to ...more »


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