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Tobacco health labels violate free speech
msnbc.comMarch 1, 2012

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON — A US judge sided with tobacco companies on Wednesday, ruling that regulations requiring large graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging and advertising violate free-speech rights under the US Constitution.more »

AMR boosts cash as it loses $234 million in January
Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)March 1, 2012

The Fort Worth-based parent of American Airlines files monthly updates on its financial condition as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition filed on Nov. 29. According to Wednesday's SEC filing, AMR and its subsidiaries just about broke even on ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Geithner criticizes crisis 'amnesia'
The Keene SentinelMarch 3, 2012

Geithner offered a vigorous and personal defense of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which has been sharply criticized by the financial industry and Republicans as a severe regulatory overreaction that is hindering the ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Adoption law needs revamp
VoxyMarch 2, 2012

... intention to bring adoption into the Care of Children Act. The current Act's exclusion of whangai adoption, for example, is something that could be brought into a modern day legal framework which frames adoption as a form of enduring guardianship.more »

Charitable Trusts
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Hecla To Present At Very Independent Research Metals And Mining Conference In ... (press release)March 20, 2012

The company undertakes no obligation and has no intention of updating forward-looking statements other than as may be required by law. Trade right alongside a Wall Street pro — enjoy access to his Charitable Trust portfolio and be sent trade alerts ...more »

Kenner police arrest reports, March 6-11
NOLA.comMarch 12, 2012

Eric M. Hokkanen, 41, 1201 W. Esplanade Ave., Kenner, was arrested March 7 in the 1200 block of West Esplanade Avenue and booked with unauthorize entry of an inhabited dwelling, disturbing the peace and simple criminal damage under $500.more »

Living Trusts
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NHS forgetting needs of care home residents, warns review
The GuardianMarch 7, 2012

Most primary care trusts plan healthcare for their local population by assessing the needs of people who live in their own homes – so elderly people living in care homes may be out of sight and out of mind. The BGS says PCTs "do not accord sufficient ...more »

Estate Administration
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Chadbourne & Parke Appoints Two International Partners, One International ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 2, 2012

Alejandro Landa, based in Chadbourne's Mexico City office, counsels companies and financial institutions on a broad range of legal issues with a particular emphasis on financial, securities and corporate transactions including public bids, ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Ex-SNC-Lavalin official promoted rally in support of Syrian dictator Assad
Montreal GazetteMarch 1, 2012

In January, Radio-Canada's Enquete revealed that another SNC-Lavalin executive, VP Kebir Ratnani, had been given power of attorney over the Westmount property of Ben Ali's son-in-law. The former Canadian ambassador to Tunisia — Bruno Picard — now ...more »

Claremont McKenna College Celebrates Success of George Roberts '66 P'93 ...
Sacramento BeeMarch 8, 2012

More than $60 Million Raised Through the Gift-Matching George R. Roberts Faculty Leadership Initiative to Endow Professorships By Claremont McKenna College CLAREMONT, Calif., March 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The largest gift in the history of Claremont ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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BP reaches $7,8bn oil spill deal
Business DayMarch 5, 2012

The settlement, the amount of which both sides said may increase, would be paid out of a $20bn trust set up to compensate spill victims, BP said on Friday. Lawyers for the plaintiffs said the accord, which must be approved by a judge, would resolve ...more »


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