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27 min ago | Hispanic Business

B%7EW Volund Signs $80 Million Contract to Build Biomass Power Plant in Denmark

The boilers will be fueled primarily by wood chips, as well as other biomass residue.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, The Data Company

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Community change and innovaton: law firms make virtual help a reality

That's the theory behind a new program in Santa Clara County that uses technology to provide legal services to low-income people in rural areas and other locales in what are referred to as "legal deserts."

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Fenwick and West

8 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

New SAFE Rules Facilitate Registration for Overseas Financing and...

McDermott Will & Emery has a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices , a separate law firm based in Shanghai.

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Related Topix: McDermott Will and Emery

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Azavea Becomes a Google Civic Information API Partner

Azavea , a geospatial analysis software development company, has become one of the Google Civic Information API partners.

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Related Topix: Azavea, The Data Company

WTVC

Health advocacy groups file lawsuit against state

Three advocacy groups have filed a class action lawsuit against the state of Tennessee for allegedly failing to provide certain services as required by the federal health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Southern Poverty Law Center

Law.com

Heightened Activist Attacks on Boards of Directors

In their Corporate Governance column, David A. Katz, a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, and Laura A. McIntosh, a consulting attorney for the firm, write: The tactics being used by today's activist investors in their approaches to corporate targets are unprecedented.

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Related Topix: Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz, Corporate Governance

The Jackson Sun

'Dysfunction' rules TennCare, lawsuit says

Babies who went without medical coverage, a mother of three with high blood pressure and a woman with kidney failure are among the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed today contending that TennCare illegally denied them Medicaid benefits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Southern Poverty Law Center

JD Journal

Darren VanPuymbrouck Joins Chicago Office of Barnes & Thornburg

The law firm of Barnes & Thornburg LLP has announced via a press release that Darren VanPuymbrouck has joined the firm as a partner in the Chicago office.

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JD Journal

John F. Pierce Joins Perkins Coie in Bellevue Office

The law firm of Perkins Coie announced on Tuesday that John F. Pierce has joined the firm in its Financial Transactions & Restructuring Group.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie

Sys-Con Media

Altus Group Strengthens its Data and Market Research Offering Through Acquisition of RealNet

"We are very excited about the acquisition of RealNet and having George Carras, a prominent industry leader, join our management team.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

AME Info

White & Case advises on $4.6bn Middle Eastern property acquisitions

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Related Topix: White and Case, Qatar, Middle East

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Financial Mirror

The ABC Group LLC Announces Strategic So ...

The ABC Group LLC is proud to announce that the Strategic Sourcing Forum will be held at Venue Six10 in downtown Chicago on October 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Foley and Lardner

The Washington Post

S&P 500 Index Rises on Inflation Data as Comcast, Chipotle Gain

U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index closing two points from a record, as data showed inflation has failed to gain a toehold and earnings from Comcast Corp. to Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. topped estimates.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, The Data Company, Financial Markets, AckmanZiff Real Estate Group, Financial Services, Baring, WA, Science / Technology

SFGate

Greenberg Traurig's Murray B. Silverstein Appointed as Chair of the...

Murray B. Silverstein, a business litigation attorney in the Litigation practice at the Tampa office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been appointed Chair of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration Committee by Florida Bar President Gregory Coleman for the one-year term that began July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Greenberg Traurig, Florida, Prison, Business News

Business Journal

Local law firm ranks high in diversity survey

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt in Tampa ranked No. 3 among U.S. firms as the Best Law Firm for Overall Diversity, according to an annual diversity survey from Vault , a career information website.

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Related Topix: Ropes and Gray

Business Journal

Smart Grid Oregon becomes Smart Grid Northwest

Elliot Mainzer, CEO of the Bonneville Power Administration, is one of the key note speakers for Thursday's launch of Smart Grid Northwest.

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Related Topix: Energy, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, OR, Stoel Rives

The Orlando Sentinel

07/23: Progressions

James L. Bacchus , co-chair of Global Practice at Greenberg Traurig, was appointed by the United Nations as an adviser to the U.N. climate negotiations.

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AME Info

Latham & Watkins advises Mobily on $200m murabaha facility

Under the supervision of the Water Supply Coordinator, the Water Borehole Monitor is in charge of monitoring and overseeing the water filling process starting from the borehole.

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Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins, Marketing

University Business

Corinthian Colleges to be monitored by ex-U.S. Attorney Fitzgerald

Former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald agreed to serve as an independent monitor of Corinthian Colleges Inc, the struggling for-profit education company that agreed to sell or close its campuses, the U.S. Department of Education said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Corinthian Colleges, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Law.com

At 3, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Hits Stride

Lawyers who practice before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau agree on one thing: "It's been good for law firms," said Ballard Spahr partner Alan Kaplinsky.

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Related Topix: Seyfarth Shaw, Marketing, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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