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According to Rest Assured MC, Freezing Bed Bugs with Cryonite will Become One ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)March 1, 2012

As bed bug infestations continue to occur more frequently, pest control companies and property managers will be turning to Cryonite machines to freeze bed bugs and eliminate them from the properties says Lorne Chadnick of Rest Assured MC.more »

ACCC sets out its five priorities for 2012
Clayton UtzMarch 1, 2012

ACCC Chairman Rod Simms outlined the regulator's priorities for 2012 last week, and launched its updated Compliance and Enforcement Policy. The changes in Australian Consumer Law , described by Mr Sims as "profound", offer more regulatory options to ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Your medical savings account should earn interest, says regulator
Independent OnlineMarch 4, 2012

The then Registrar of Medical Schemes sought a declaratory order confirming its interpretation of the law. The court held that medical savings accounts constitute trust money as defined by the Financial Institutions (Protection of Funds) Act and ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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'Underage marriage': Court to decide action on father's complaint
The Express TribuneMarch 5, 2012

Besides bridegroom Gul Sher, the others arrested were his brother-in-law Pervaiz, brother Muzaffar Iqbal, uncle Muhammad Rafiq, Muhammad Yar and Muhammad Warris. SHO Fazal Qadir told The Express Tribune that the six men and the child would be presented ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Mass. court arguments in case of 351-year-old will
The Sheboygan PressMarch 2, 2012

By Rodrique Ngowi, AP BOSTON (WTW) — The Massachusetts Appeals Court should not allow trustee mismanagement to justify efforts to tear up the 351-year-old will that created the nation's oldest charitable trust to raise funds for Ipswich public schools ...more »

Hollywood man pleads guilty in $4.5 million kickback scheme at Calder track
Sun-SentinelMarch 6, 2012

Steven Cross, also known as Ira Sapirman, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to commit mail and wire fraud and a count of tax evasion. Cross, 53, Calder's former track superintendent, admitted to taking part in an illegal kickback scheme with ...more »

Living Trusts
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Treasure hunt digs up Palmer
The AgeMarch 3, 2012

THE outspoken, combative billionaire Clive Palmer will be announced today as one of seven new National Living Treasures, provoking infighting within the National Trust, which compiles the list. ''This is not nationally endorsed at all, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Vic law on wills, estates to be reviewed
The AustralianMarch 2, 2012

A REVIEW of Victorian law relating to the creation and administration of wills and deceased estates is to be undertaken by the state's Law Reform Commission. Announcing the review, Attorney-General Robert Clark said one of the main aims of the process ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Documents shed light on Marlborough voter fraud case
Wicked LocalMarch 1, 2012

Evangelous took out his cell phone and called Jay Kasaras, who told that he had filled out the application on behalf of his mother, over whom he had power of attorney. Jay Kasaras, however, is not the son of Anita Kasaras. His mother is Alice Kasaras, ...more »

Randolph's BP deal violated state law
Tri Parish TimesMarch 1, 2012

Because BP has a financial relationship with the parish, Randolph cannot accept gifts from the company, according to state law. In the same vein, state law prohibits Randolph from entering into personal economic agreements with the company.more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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SM Energy Announces Put Option Notification for 3.50% Senior Convertible Notes ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 5, 2012

In addition, documents specifying the terms, conditions and procedures for exercising the Put Right will be available through the Depository Trust Company and the paying agent, which is Wells Fargo Bank, NA None of the Company, its board of directors, ...more »


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