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The Nightly Turbo: Phil Hellmuth Wins at LAPC, FS+G Files for Bankruptcy, and More
PokerNews.comMarch 1, 2012

In this edition, Phil Hellmuth wins a poker tournament (finally), Federated Sports + Gaming files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and more. is one of many gaming operators preparing for legalized poker in the US In the latest edition of The ...more »

WORKPLACE: Labor Department launches criminal division
Press-EnterpriseMarch 1, 2012

BY JACK KATZANEK California's Department of Labor has created a criminal division to investigate employers who are suspected of harming workers by deliberately committing illegal acts, it was announced earlier this week. The new division, which will be ...more »

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Asset Protection
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FPL plans to invest more than $200 million in 2012 to continue strengthening ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 1, 2012

In connection with the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (Reform Act), NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE) and Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) are hereby providing cautionary statements identifying important ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgMo. senator seeks to expand elder abuse law
KOAM-TVMarch 5, 2012

The legislation would apply to people who have guardianship, power of attorney or some other financial management role for seniors. If someone steals money from an elderly person that was supposed to cover nursing home expenses, the courts would be ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Witchcraft is growing threat to children in Britain, warn police 1, 2012

Children's charities and campaigners urged communities to report abuse and said social workers must be firmer in confronting abuse in immigrant groups. Kristy Bamu, 15, was relentlessly tortured and eventually drowned in a bath on Christmas Day 2010 by ...more »

Social networks jeopardise business
ITWebMarch 1, 2012

So said Ira Winkler, director of the international board of directors at the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), during the RSA 2012 Conference, in San Francisco. In a candid presentation titled “Friending your life away: How new social ...more »

Living Trusts
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Standstill Considerations in an M&A Context: Recent Developments and Some ...
JD Supra (press release)March 2, 2012

... on Ventas' claim of tortious inference with a prospective advantage.1 Ventas' claim stemmed from HCP's breach of a standstill agreement entered into with Sunrise Senior Living Real Estate Trust (“Sunrise”), as part of a two-round auction process to ...more »

Estate Administration
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Who's News [Sunday News (Lancaster, PA)]
Insurance News Net (press release)March 6, 2012

Grimm, of Lancaster , will concentrate his practice on business law, business succession, mergers and acquisitions, securities law and estate planning and administration. Grimm previously was a partner at Kegel Kelin Almy & Grimm.more »

Power Of Attorney
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Navigating Life's Transitions: Take the time to get affairs in order before ...
Naples Daily NewsMarch 7, 2012

While I was able to find certain documents such as the husband's will, I could not find a valid health care surrogate appointment or power of attorney naming anyone other than the deceased husband to make financial and medical decisions for the wife.more »

Attorney Suzanne R. Sayward: 5 tax provisions that favor the taxpayer
Daily News TranscriptMarch 6, 2012

In the spirit of trying to bring a little cheer to tax time, here are five tax rules that could help keep a little more in taxpayers' pockets. 1. Exemptions from Estate Tax. Many times clients come in to see me convinced that the government is going to ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Georges Marciano file - In US justice, does the end justify the means?
Sacramento BeeMarch 8, 2012

MONTREAL, March 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ - A recent decision by the Honourable Victoria Kaufman, US Bankruptcy Court for California, suggests that under American bankruptcy law, the end justifies the means. By ordering the immediate seizure of four ...more »


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