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Soros Loses Case Against French Insider-Trading Conviction – BusinessWeek

“As a result of his status and experience, he could not have been unaware that his decision to invest” risked violating insider- trading laws, and given “there had been no comparable precedent, he should have been particularly prudent.

MPAA Nabs Entertainment Veteran For Global GC Post –

Law360, San Diego (October 06, 2011, 7:04 PM ET) — The Motion Picture Association of America Inc. on Wednesday tapped Henry Hoberman, a veteran entertainment industry attorney, to oversee the group’s global legal affairs and intellectual property initiatives.

Guilty plea in $25 million real estate fraud – San Francisco Examiner

A San Francisco real estate developer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a $25 million Ponzi scheme that victimized 80 investors, federal prosecutors said. Maher Talal Muhawieh pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of wire fraud, according to the … Continue reading

Govt signals corporate fraud a low priority – Scoop

… sitting on advice from the Ministry of Economic Development detailing practical measures the Government could implement immediately to tighten up company law and protect New Zealand’s reputation as a good place to do business,” Green Party Co-leader …

‘Hot Coffee’ Spills Out the Case Against Tort Reform –

The film ‘Hot Coffee’ explores the true story of the McDonald’s coffee case and misperceptions about the American justice system. October 06, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/– Everyone has heard the story: A woman pulls up to a McDonald’s drive thru for some … Continue reading

Deems Named Executive Director National Risk Retention Association –

a general practice engaging in civil litigation and insurance law for over three decades, including company formations, contracts, intellectual property and entertainment law. Joe, who has been general counsel to a captive insurance company, consults with …

New cellphone laws protect consumers – Daily Targum

All it calls for is the distribution of information to consumers, who deserve to be informed … San Francisco’s law is the same way. The customers have a right to know what they’re getting into, and that right doesn’t step … Continue reading

People’s Law School To Present Seminar Tuesday – Post-Journal

The People’s Law School will present a free seminar on Elder Law and Estate Planning for the Young and Elderly from 7 to 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. The lecture will encompass establishing a trust, gaining a working knowledge of creating a … Continue reading

Justices divided on case of religious rights versus civil rights – Cleveland Plain Dealer

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices struggled Wednesday to resolve a profound church-state conflict concerning whether the nation’s civil rights laws protect teachers at religious schools. It is an issue the high court has not ruled on …

Soros Loses Challenge to Insider Trading Conviction – Yahoo Finance

PARIS – George Soros, known as one of the world’s savviest investors, should have realized that he risked violating insider-trading laws when he pocketed more than $3 million from dealing in shares of the French bank Societe Generale two decades … Continue reading