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‘Bankruptcy tourism’ crackdown shuts 61 companies – This is Money

It is thought that this was a way of transferring the domicile of a troubled German company to Britain and then using British bankruptcy law to go bust. The technique is known as ‘bankruptcy tourism’. Companies employ this technique to … Continue reading

Reg Wydeven column: Government looks for health care options – Post-Crescent

A huge part of my practice involves elder law. I really enjoy working with seniors, and one of the reasons why is because of their endless supply of jokes. One classic I heard the other day involved three health care … Continue reading

Maritime agreement – Manila Bulleting Online

to define the rules on maritime law enforcement between the two nations. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Ramon Liwag Saturday said the Coast Guard is scheduled to sign a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with its counterparts in Vietnam’s maritime law …

Law on taxes on home improvements quashed – Democrat and Chronicle

Democratic Monroe County legislators this week reintroduced a bill aimed at limiting taxes on home improvements that was quashed without debate last week. The legislation was blocked by President Jeffrey Adair, R-Wheatland, who determined that …

The Next Wave of Health-Care Mergers – Barron’s Online

A crucial sector of the health-care industry is looking ripe for mergers, offering some tantalizing possibilities … The health-care reform law proposes that those without insurance—49.9 million people were uninsured in 2010—will, by …

GOP legislators ponder easing Florida drug laws, adding treatment – Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE — Republican lawmakers are looking at easing some of Florida’s drug laws and establishing more treatment programs for offenders. For lawmakers wary of looking soft on crime, the idea has a big argument in its favor: It could save … Continue reading

Crime dips in Flagler, rises a bit in Volusia – Daytona Beach News-Journal

TALLAHASSEE — Crime is continuing to decline in Florida. State law enforcement officials Friday said the number of crimes dropped by 2 percent in the first six months of 2011 compared to the same period last year. Crimes have decreased … Continue reading

Law cannot be allowed to be violated for investment: court – MSN India

New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) Rule of the law cannot be allowed to be compromised for seeking private investment, a Delhi Court today said while allowing the trial of three telecom firms and their executives in 2G scam. Brushing aside … Continue reading

Foreign violent criminals seek early release from Texas prisons under new law – Examiner

Texas authorities are being flooded by requests from violent criminals in prisons from foreign countries to be deported back home. A new law in Texas allows for the early release from prison of prisoners who are deported. This could afffect … Continue reading

Number of events set for Red Ribbon Week in Rochester – Fosters Daily Democrat

ROCHESTER — Local schools, businesses, law enforcement and other community members will be taking part in National Red Ribbon Week from Sunday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 29. Red Ribbon Week was created in 1986 to honor DEA agent Kiki … Continue reading