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Heidrick & Struggles Adds International Development and Law Partner in China – msnbc.com

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, announced today that Hongxia Liu has joined …

What the CLASS Act says about health-care reform – Washington Post

The future of our health-care system — not to mention our budget — depends on our ability to ruthlessly reform our reforms as we learn what works and what doesn’t. The Obama administration has now proven its willingness to cull … Continue reading

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Invites Investors to Listen to Webcast of Presentation from BioCentury Conference – Marketwatch

BETHESDA, Md., Oct 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. /quotes/zigman/101695/quotes/nls/scmp SCMP +1.72% (Sucampo) today announced that its presentation at the 18th Annual Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry Conference …

Heidrick & Struggles Adds International Development and Law Partner in China – Yahoo Finance

CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSII – News), the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, announced today that Hongxia Liu has joined as …

Law Students, Get Thee to a Patent Law Class – Wall Street Journal

We’ve spent some time here on LB discussing bad economic straits for law school graduates and first-year attorneys. Is there any positive news for attorney job prospects? Turns out there is. Patent attorneys are seeing a boom in demand …

New Zealand crews pump oil from grounded ship – CBC Olympics

The Rena is owned by Greek-based Costamare Inc. Both the captain and an officer on the ship have been charged under New Zealand maritime laws with operating a ship in a dangerous or risky manner. If found guilty, the men, … Continue reading

California squashes local E-Verify laws – United Press International

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 17 (UPI) — Advocates of a law mandating businesses check on the immigration status of workers in California say they are disappointed the state blocked the local laws. “It’s very disappointing when you spend all the time …

Edna Vassilovski, Patent Attorney, Joins Stipkala LLC – Yahoo Finance

CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Edna Vassilovski, M.A., J.D., has joined Stipkala LLC as a Patent Attorney, and will open the firm’s Minneapolis office. Stipkala LLC is a U.S. intellectual property law firm with locations also serving …

Notice From the Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes to David Lerner Associates Customers Who Invested $250,000 or More in Apple REITs – msnbc.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. (“K&T”), www.nasd-law.com , announced today that a class action lawsuit, Case No. 11-cv-03558, has been filed against David Lerner …

Canada: CCGG Releases Policy On Governance Differences Of Controlled Corporations – Mondaq

Earlier this week, the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance released new guidelines regarding … Are the directors of a corporation which has been placed into receivership entitled to retain counsel on behalf of the corporation without prior approval …