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Man involved in Mo. police chases sentenced for illegally possessing firearms...
The RepublicApril 1, 2012

The Springfield News-Leader ( ) reported that 48-year-old Timothy Sparks was sentenced for illegally possessing firearms and for counterfeiting. In the first chase Sparks rammed another vehicle and displayed a stolen shotgun.more »

Payrolls down but payouts up
Minneapolis Star TribuneApril 1, 2012

"Severance has been in the contracts for a long time, and what we've tried to do is focus on the sick leave and reduce sick leave accrual," said Angie Nalezny, the city's human resources director. "On the other hand, employees not using sick leave is a ...more »

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Asset Protection
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JOBS Act eases some IPO regs, raises investor concerns
Pensions & InvestmentsApril 2, 2012

The JOBS Act — Jumpstart Our Business Startups — was approved by the House and Senate in March. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the legislation this month, and the law will take effect immediately. The bill allows companies with up to $1 ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Business Lessons From a Bookmaking Front
Huffington PostApril 12, 2012

McNay founded Kentucky Guardianship Administrators LLC, which assists attorneys in as conservators and setting up guardianships. It is nationally recognized as an administrator of Qualified Settlement (468b) funds. by Don McNay.more »

Charitable Trusts
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GLOSSARY - Islamic finance definitions
ReutersApril 11, 2012

Fatwa: Religious opinion under Islamic law - a formal response issued by an expert scholar. > Fiqh: Islamic jurisprudence; it provides supplemental legal reasoning in cases where explicit rules are not available in sharia law.more »

'Mr Big' gangland boss flees to Spain
Herald.ieApril 2, 2012

... is being targeted by the Criminal Assets Bureau and Organised Crime Unit. He left the country last week. The clean-cut Coolock gangster has been involved in a bitter dispute with a feared Real IRA faction since he assaulted one of their associates ...more »

Living Trusts
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Five documents of estate planning detailed
Agri-ViewApril 6, 2012

They're durable power of attorney for financial matters, power of attorney for health care, marital property agreement (for married Wisconsin residents), a will and a revocable trust, according to Dan Rupar, an attorney who specializes in farm ...more »

Estate Administration
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Auction Alliance slammed
Fin24April 1, 2012

On Friday Mohlala announced that the National Consumer Commission (NCC) had imposed the maximum administrative fine of 10% of turnover on Auction Alliance, following a complaint by Wendy Appelbaum about a December auction of the Quoin Rock Wine Estate...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Lawyer's Motive To Get Rid Of Sosilawati, Friends Due To Unsufficient Funds ...
BernamaApril 6, 2012

The existence of Syafiq was no coincidence as his bank document in a blue plastic bag was found in the first accused's pick up truck and in a file seized by ASP Khoo Fei Chow, Power of Attorney documents which stated Muthuraja was the holder of Power...more »

Beware Apps Bearing Unwanted Gifts
Wall Street JournalApril 1, 2012

Distribution and use of this material are governed by our Subscriber Agreement and by copyright law. For non-personal use or to order multiple copies, please contact Dow Jones Reprints at 1-800-843-0008 or visit.more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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The CEO Perspective: Trust, Transparency, CSR and Shareholder Value
ForbesApril 2, 2012

A company's investors might want the company leave non-bottom line matters to government and nonprofits and stick to doing little little more than paying taxes, obeying the law, and passign on all profits to shareholders.more »


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