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Unitech's Chandras in cop net for fraud case
Business StandardApril 1, 2017

A Delhi court on Saturday sent construction major Unitech's promoters Sanjay and Chandra and Chandra to police custody till April 3, in an alleged fraud case related to a real estate project in Gurugram. The Chandra brothers were arrested in the ...more »

Labor Unions Fought Norwegian Air Affiliates -- But Suddenly IAM And AFA Are On The Property
ForbesApril 1, 2017

For three years, airline labor unions battled Norwegian Air, which is shaking up trans-Atlantic travel with a low-cost model and a confusing array of affiliates. Then suddenly this week, two unions were on the property at an affiliate contractor that ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Jones: Why should I care about law day?
Twin Falls Times-NewsApril 14, 2017

America grew into an economic powerhouse because of its observance of the rule of law. Businessmen in the U.S. and from around the world know that their assets will not be arbitrarily confiscated by the government. It is a given that the judicial ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Saudi woman's plea for help exposes risks faced by runaways
DAWN.comApril 16, 2017

Under Saudi Arabia's law, a male guardianship system bars women from travelling abroad, obtaining a passport, marrying or even leaving prison without the consent of a male relative. However, most Muslim-majority countries do not have similarly ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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The age of mass incarceration may actually be abating
Bangor Daily NewsApril 27, 2017

“Locking Up Our Own,” a remarkable new book by Yale Law School professor and former District of Columbia public defender James Forman Jr., tells the poignant but neglected story of how newly enfranchised black communities coped with this dilemma as a ...more »

Victim's father: 'I kissed her and told her I loved her'
Port Huron Times HeraldApril 5, 2017

20 gave him directions to an address in Ira Township, 7667 Meldrum Road, where he said Lydia Ball was staying with a friend. Jackson said when he and his wife went to get her on Aug. 20, they couldn't find any such address. Jackson said before going to ...more »

Living Trusts
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PLANNING MATTERS: Trusts 101: Trust Basics
Wicked Local HinghamApril 2, 2017

The term “revocable living trust” means that the trust is being created during your lifetime, and that you can change it or revoke it at any time. This is important because family situations can evolve over the years. You might need to change who the ...more »

Estate Administration
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Structuring and Managing Practice Groups (subscription)April 4, 2017

This article appeared in Accounting and Financial Planning for Law Firms, an ALM publication delivering analysis and intelligence for Corporate Counsel, Managing Partners, Financial Planning Professionals, and Law Firm Administrators. Visit the website ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Family members need to plan medical care in case of accident
WRAL.comApril 18, 2017

The Plains, Va. — Rae Stone learned firsthand the need to discuss medical decisions with family members before it's too late. Six years ago, a snowboarding accident left Stone's son, Forrest Allen, in a coma and on a ventilator. "They told us we ...more »

New Washington Law Regarding Durable Powers of Attorney Provides for Significant Changes to Previous Law
The National Law ReviewApril 4, 2017

This limitation affects all powers of attorney executed after the effective date, which is January 1, 2017, with respect to gifts made to qualify for Medicaid or to reduce an estate below the Washington estate tax level. Consequently, if the principal ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Jersey private trust companies
Lexology (registration)April 7, 2017

Some judicial discussion has taken place about the liability of a director of a trust company and whether “dog-leg” claims are sustainable under Jersey law. “Dog-leg” claims are based on the notion that the duties owed by a director to a company may, ...more »


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