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Baby boomers – how the wealthy flout China's family planning
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

... a violation of Chinese law, and how wealthy Chinese do as they please, with scant regard for the rules that constrain others. The most common reaction, though, has been simple disbelief. “Heavens. To have one family with eight kids ... in an era of ...more »

Snickers, Champ Beat BSL, Free Lennox Next
North Country GazetteJanuary 1, 2012

By North Country Gazette On December 31, 2011 · Leave a Comment BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND—As Lennox, a disabled girl's therapy and support dog remains secluded and secreted away by the Belfast City Council in Northern Ireland because he looks like a ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Draft law will protect IDF soldiers who refuse to hear women sing
HaaretzJanuary 13, 2012

A member of an IDF entertainment troupe singing during a performance in Rishon Letzion in 2007. The bill authorizes the Military Rabbinate to rule on points of Jewish religious law and also stipulates the protection of religious freedom for non-Jews ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Saudi Women Target Guardianship Laws To Ease Employment Restrictions
Eurasia ReviewJanuary 16, 2012

“Some of these male family members abuse the guardianship law out of spite and use it to their advantage, inconveniencing their female relatives as a result,” she said. According to a survey conducted by the global consulting company Booz & Co., ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Two Things Certain in Life: Divorce and Taxes?
EIN News (press release)January 11, 2012

Remember: your spouse is required, by law, to fully disclose all financial resources. Failure to do so can put your spouse in a difficult bargaining position during the divorce as well as set your spouse up for legal ramifications. ...more »

Gardai swoop on CIRA pair and seize loaded gun
Herald.ieJanuary 12, 2012

By Ken Foy, Crime correspondent Two senior members of the Continuity IRA were arrested when armed gardai stopped a car and seized a loaded revolver. The two Dubliners were still being questioned today after members of the Regional Response Unit stopped ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Woman jailed in bilking scheme
Dayton Daily NewsJanuary 10, 2012

Hughes said Kemplin turned over her power of attorney to Easterling, and everything appeared fine until Kemplin's bank called notifying her that her account was overdrawn. Kemplin didn't use credit cards or drive, but bank records showed that countless ...more »

Estate Administration
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Contesting FCPA, CVS Caremark, Tata Motors: Compliance
BusinessWeekJanuary 13, 2012

The 1977 law bars companies or individuals regulated or based in the US from paying bribes to foreign officials to win business. Foreign companies and nationals also can be prosecuted if their corrupt acts were committed in the US Japan's central bank ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Starting Jan. 1, state workers, families to pay more for medical care
Madison.comJanuary 1, 2012

... insurance services administrator for the state Department of Employee Trust Funds. The changes are part of a 5 percent reduction in the state health insurance system required under Act 10, the so-called budget repair bill that set off weeks of mass ...more »

Gableman lawyer defends client
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)January 4, 2012

Gableman has drawn attention for the contract he had with the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich under which the justice did not have to pay the undisclosed costs for the legal services of his defense. Viet Dinh, Gableman's high-profile attorney from ...more »


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