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Federal judge dismisses part of fraud case against Citi
Thomson Reuters News & InsightOctober 1, 2011

For plaintiffs: Stuart Grant and Megan McIntyre of Grant & Eisenhoffer. For Citi defendants: Brad Karp, Richard Rosen, Susanna Buergel and Karen King for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. (Reporting by Nick Zieminski) REUTERS / Lucas Jackson.more »

How to protect your business in the event of a breach of personal information
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

Smart Business spoke with Winter about how privacy and security liability insurance can protect your company if personal information is stolen. What kinds of companies should be concerned about the loss of personal information? Any company that retains ...more »

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Asset Protection
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New boutique law firm opens in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Small Business TimesOctober 5, 2011

Walny Legal Group provides counseling to protect multi-generational family wealth, including drafting wills, revocable trusts, and irrevocable trusts designed to mitigate the effect of taxes, leverage wealth, and minimize the risk of creditors' claims. ...more »

Pseudoephedrine operation also uncovers two meth labs
Jackson SunOctober 2, 2011

Ira Croom, 46, of Jackson, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell or distribute. He is being held at the Madison County Criminal Justice Complex on a $10000 bond. Lekeevis Croom, 31, of Jackson, was charged with two counts of ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Beholden, but penalized, in Obama regime
Evening ObserverOctober 5, 2011

A study by the Pew Charitable Trusts found that black men in the middle class are 37 percent more likely to fall from middle class to the bottom 30 percent of income earners than white men. Even worse, Bacon points out, in the larger picture, ...more »

Living Trusts
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REITs: Making The Most Of A Rocky Market
ForbesOctober 3, 2011

The equity market, a traditional alternative when bond yields are low, has been a turbulent roller coaster of late, but for income-seekers real estate investment trusts (REITs) offer a mix of yield and opportunity for appreciation. ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Can I Create A Trust Without An Attorney?
Smartmoney.com (blog)October 7, 2011

Question: My wife and I have wills, durable power of attorney and health-care surrogate and power-of-attorney documents. After much study, I feel that we need to get a joint revocable living trust for our adult son with a backup will ...more »

Estate Administration
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Hernando Assistant County Attorney Geoffrey "Jeff" Kirk dies at 52
Tampabay.comOctober 11, 2011

Mr. Kirk, who reportedly died in his sleep Friday while vacationing out of state with his fiancee, was the county's expert in land development law, real estate and administrative proceedings. He also was the county's primary attorney for the ongoing ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Abramovich's Russia 'lacked law'
BBC NewsOctober 4, 2011

... alleging breach of trust and breach of contract. Mr Sumption told Mrs Justice Gloster that "quite extraordinary conditions" prevailed in Russia following the collapse of communism in 1992. "There was no rule of law," said Mr Sumption. ...more »

Invisible influence
Durham Herald SunOctober 4, 2011

Those associations make it hard not to search for the baited hook when Pope-funded groups offer gifts — like the $2000 that the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy offered to increase sections of the “Elements of Politics” lecture at UNC ...more »

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