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Grand America audit turns up undocumented workers
Salt Lake TribuneSeptember 1, 2011

“Such businesses gain a competitive edge by paying illegal alien workers low wages or otherwise exploiting them. These inspections are one of the most powerful tools the federal government has to ensure that businesses are complying with US employment ...more »

SEC record purges at odds with other agencies
Washington PostSeptember 1, 2011

Law enforcement authorities in related lines of work have preserved records of inquiries even if those probes never led to charges against anyone. Regulators and archivists said that the records could be a valuable source of ...more »

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Asset Protection
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SEC Examining Use of Derivatives by Mutual Funds
ForbesSeptember 2, 2011

He advises on a wide variety of funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, mezzanine funds, film funds and funds of funds. He is the author of The Law of Private Investment Funds (Oxford University Press 2008) and the ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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September 22 free web conference on elder law and more
Daily Press (blog)September 10, 2011

... the implications are, and how to ensure that you and your family are protected. The event is free. Topics include: elder law issues; powers of attorney; informed consent and guardianship; advance directives; wills and trusts; and the timing for each.more »

Charitable Trusts
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Fight to keep library open
Weston & Somerset MercurySeptember 1, 2011

Cllr Groves said: “It is against the law for a council to set up a charitable trust, we can only support it. But we do have some business people, who have a wealth of experience, who are willing to help.” The group was told by councillors that it may ...more »

Smuggler is jailed for not paying
BBC NewsSeptember 7, 2011

... work with our partners in the Organised Crime Task Force (OCTF) to stamp out the illegal trade in smuggled tobacco." Grew has previously been accused in court in the Republic of being a member of the Real IRA, but the charge was withdrawn in 2004. ...more »

Living Trusts
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Boston Redevelopment Authority Approves Tata Hall at Harvard Business School
Harvard CrimsonSeptember 16, 2011

The $100000 project—funded in part by a $50 million donation from Tata Trusts and Companies, a philanthropic wing of the Indian industrial conglomerate Tata Group—is slated to begin construction in December and will include 180 beds, two classrooms, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Better With Age: While you're healthy, make your own health decisions
Times Herald-RecordSeptember 4, 2011

Sanford R. Altman is an attorney practicing elder law, estate administration and estate planning with Jacobowitz and Gubits in Walden. He is a member of the AARP Legal Services Network and chairman of the Town of Montgomery Seniors Independence Project ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Jury splits verdict in theft case from mom
Daily Local NewsSeptember 3, 2011

He was also found guilty of identity theft for opening up two credit card accounts in his mother's name after he gained power of attorney for his mother, Florence Salmon. He was likewise convicted on more theft counts for taking money from his sister ...more »

Your Head Belongs to You
New York TimesSeptember 9, 2011

Try looking on the bright side: Granny-in-law must feel awfully close to you to send such intimate gifts, which is a nicer problem than the typical in-law troubles that cross my desk. And personally, when people close their eyes to imagine what size ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Put your trust in a will: IVCC class presses need for estate planning
MyWebTimes.comSeptember 19, 2011

"We want to find out about American law. We're going to all the classes." Regardless of the route taken — will or trust — Peters stressed that either choice is better than leaving the state to take care of your estate. The People's Law School is ...more »

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