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Regulatory Changes for Top U.S. Companies Produce New Corporate Governance, Compensation Priorities – PR-USA.net

But the annual analysis of corporate governance and compensation practices of US public companies by global law firm Shearman & Sterling suggests that these companies were generally well prepared for the regulatory changes and have spent the year fine …

Marine will run 236 miles ending with Marine Corps Marathon – FederalNewsRadio.com

He is pairing up with the Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation, which provides college scholarships for their children. “The best thing you can do for a fallen marine is get a college education for their child,” he says. Dequenne has … Continue reading

Southern California Bankruptcy Law Counselors offer affordable Bankruptcy Options – Emailwire

The Bankruptcy Attorneys at Southern California Bankruptcy Law Counselors provide guidance and affordable options for those suffering from high debt through bankruptcy protection. (EMAILWIRE.COM, October 14, 2011 ) Los Angeles, CA — Residents of Southern …

In U-turn, White House drops part of health care law – HamptonRoads.com

The decision to abandon the CLASS Act announced Friday is a sharp U-turn for an administration that — just a few weeks ago — claimed it was not giving up on the long-term care insurance program. When reports surfaced last … Continue reading

Harrisburg Council Faces Claims They Broke Laws in Filing for Bankruptcy – Bloomberg

By Steven Church, Michael Bathon and Bill Rochelle – Sat Oct 15 00:00:51 GMT 2011 Pennsylvania officials joined Harrisburg Mayor Linda D. Thompson in an bid to dismiss a bankruptcy petition filed by the city council, which critics say violates … Continue reading

Medical malpractice liability tail exposures bring risk – Business Insurance

As hospitals look to bring self-employed physicians on board as employees, a key issue is addressing those physicians’ medical malpractice liability tail … in the federal health care reform law. “It’s happening, it’s happening very …

Recall Election Targets Ariz. Immigration Law Author – NPR News

A relatively small election is getting intense interest in Arizona. It’s an election to recall State Sen. Russell Pearce, the architect of Arizona’s strict immigration laws. As NPR’s Ted Robbins reports, the recall election is splitting the …

From the A.M.A.: Medical Malpractice Reform – New York Times

The American Medical Association appreciates that your Oct. 7 editorial “Not Their Job” acknowledged the need for tort reform and the current medical liability system’s role in driving up health costs for patients. The A.M.A. and many …

Senate committee tables medical malpractice bills – Virgin Islands Daily News

However, Health Department Chief Legal Counsel Carl Richardson also said that he thinks the existing law concerning medical malpractice in the territory needs an overhaul. “Instead of piecemeal legislation that seeks to disrupt the existing …

Obama team axes part of health care plan – USA Today

… announced today it will not move forward with a new long-term-care insurance plan — a major part of its health care law — because of problems with paying for it. “Despite our best analytical efforts, I do not see … Continue reading