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VietNamNet BridgeJanuary 1, 2012

The Government issued Decree No 120/2011/ND-CP on December 16, amending administrative procedures in a number of decrees issued pursuant to the 2005 Commercial Law. The decree eliminates the requirement that domestic franchises (or domestic franchises ...more »

5 Resolutions for a Healthier & Greener 2012
Care2.comJanuary 1, 2012

We know that the big players in agribusiness will dispute this claim, but it makes sense to us. Organic farms tend to have richer, healthier soil than farms that use fossil-fuel derived fertilizer that's constantly being depleted. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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The 2012 Regulatory and Market Landscape
Wall Street JournalJanuary 2, 2012

Steve Nadel, a hedge-fund lawyer with Seward & Kissel LLP in New York, said "registration issues will continue to dominate" the discussion in hedge funds in early 2012, but he also predicted changes that could lead to more taxation of the industry and ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Senior Notes
Cape Cod Times (subscription)January 1, 2012

... veterans benefits, Mass Health, Medicare, consumer issues, public benefits, unemployment, foreclosure, guardianship, power of attorney, bankruptcy, evictions, landlord/tenant issues, utilities, family law and nursing home issues. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Marriage hall told to pay up Rs 1.5 lakh for deficient service
Times of IndiaJanuary 5, 2012

Choolai resident G Subhash Chand Singhvi in his complaint against the Willingdon Charitable Trust said that his daughter's wedding reception was scheduled to be held at the Rani Meyammai Hall, Egmore, on April 16, 2009. He had paid Rs 1.5 lakh for ...more »

1 guilty, 1 acquitted in Real IRA killing
UPI.comJanuary 21, 2012

But he found that Colin Duffy's DNA on items in a car believed to have been used in the crime did not prove he was involved. Patrick Azimkar, 21, of London, and Mark Quinsey, 23, of Birmingham, were shot as they got a pizza from a delivery driver at ...more »

Living Trusts
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'Robin Hoods' printed bogus receipts
Mid-DayJanuary 12, 2012

The 'Robin Hoods' from Ganj Peth who terrorised people in Deccan and were arrested last week were a notorious lot who came up with various trusts' names to print bogus receipts. Officers from the Deccan Gymkhana police are now verifying whether these ...more »

Estate Administration
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Paul Premack: Can grandson initiate electronic surveillance of grandmother?
San Antonio ExpressJanuary 6, 2012

Paul Premack is a Certified Elder Law Attorney practicing estate planning and probate law in San Antonio. View the archive of his past San Antonio Express-News legal columns (1989 forward) or address Elder Law questions to him by clicking “submit a ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Bills passed in the Ohio House, Senate this session:
Wooster Daily RecordJanuary 5, 2012

... which are currently housed in the Department of Development. Additional legislation will be required in coming months to complete the transition. -- House Bill 5: Various law changes related to judicial fees and the Ohio Judicial Conference, ...more »

Doctor's dismissal leaves patient, hospital donor in a quandary
Santa Fe New Mexican.comJanuary 2, 2012

Daniel Gorham and his brothers now serve on the board of the Frank D. Gorham Jr. and Marie K. Gorham Charitable Foundation. Since 1999, it has donated more than $11 million to New Mexico nonprofits. The trust has demonstrated its diverse interests ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Building public trust Job No. 1 for new Sarasota County administrator
Sarasota Herald-TribuneJanuary 1, 2012

The state attorney's office dismissed the allegations, noting that though the meetings did not have agendas, since they were open and noticed to the public, they did not violate the law. The Alachua County Commission also opted to start using agendas. ...more »


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