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2 hrs ago | Reuters

Argentina debtholders offer to waive clause -FT

A group of Argentina's creditors holding "restructured" debt have offered to waive a clause that would help the country avoid a default, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources.


Related Topix: Latham & Watkins, Latham and Watkins

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Who is Michele Roberts, the new NBPA executive director?

The process was lengthy, but, when it was over, NBA players had made a history-making choice for the next executive director of their union.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom, Sports

10 hrs ago | PE Hub

Federal prosecutor Marc Berger joins Ropes & Gray

Federal prosecutor Marc P. Berger has joined the New York office of Ropes & Gray .


Related Topix: Ropes and Gray, Prison, Mortgage, Personal Finance

14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Citigroup Deputy Legal Counsel Leaves for Bank's Outside Law Firm

Citigroup Inc.'s deputy general counsel, Elizabeth Sacksteder, is leaving the bank to join the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.


Related Topix: Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton and Garrison

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Why Aquino omitted FOI bill in 5th SONA

According to Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda, the FOI bill was not included in the latest SONA because the President already made clear his commitment to getting the measure passed before he steps down in 2016.


Related Topix: The Data Company

Jenner Unplugs Patent Challenge to Amazon's Kindle Charger

Handing a win to Inc. and its lawyers at Jenner & Block, a judge on Monday tossed a patent lawsuit alleging that the charger sold with Amazon's Kindle e-reader is identical to one sold by a small company called VoltStar Technologies Inc. The ruling by U.S. District Judge John Lee in Chicago dismisses design patent infringement claims ... (more)


Related Topix: Amazon, Jenner and Block

Alabama Live

'Crazy' to sue Alabama over prisons? It was regrettable but necessary, lawyer says

Maria Morris, managing attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center, announces a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Corrections alleging that the system violates federal law by ignoring inmates' medical and mental health needs.


Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Orange Beach, AL

Business Journal

Robins Kaplan lawyers, spouses injured in car wreck

Three partners at Minneapolis-based law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi were hurt in a weekend car crash while driving to the annual partners meeting at Gull Lake, attorney Mike Ciresi told the Star Tribune .


Related Topix: Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi

Star Tribune

3 partners in Ciresi law firm among 7 hurt in Brainerd area car crash

The attorneys were attending the annual partners meeting at Madden's on Gull Lake for the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, when the crash occurred.


Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi, Crow Wing County, MN

JD Journal

Zillow Merges with Trulia for $3.5 Billion

Zillow and Trulia, after nine years of competition in the online real estate community, have decided to merge and combine their efforts.


Related Topix: Zillow, Shearman and Sterling, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, Startups, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WNYC-AM New York

Teacher Tenure Fight Comes to New York City

Seven parents filed a lawsuit with New York State Supreme Court on Monday seeking to overturn teacher tenure laws that they said prevent their children from receiving a "sound basic education" that is guaranteed by New York State's constitution.


Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Kings College

Business Journal

2 Pittsburghers on Reed Smith's senior management team

Reed Smith LLP, one of Pittsburgh's largest law firms and biggest private companies, Monday announced the seven members of its senior management team.


Related Topix: Reed Smith


Euro inflation seen testing ECB patience as stimulus takes time

When the European Central Bank unleashed a stimulus barrage in June, it cautioned that the economy would take some time to respond.


Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank, Banking, The Data Company, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama prisoners claim they face retaliation for filing lawsuit over medical care

Cells in the infirmary hall at Julia Tutwiler Prison Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Elmore County near Wetumpka, Ala.


Related Topix: Prison, Elmore County, AL, Wetumpka, AL, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Board members meet to discuss fate of Market Basket

Market Basket board members gathered at the Boston offices of the Ropes & Gray law firm to mull the future of the embattled supermarket chain and evaluate several offers to purchase company, including one from ousted chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas.


Related Topix: Ropes and Gray, Boston, MA, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Hispanic Business

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Women, Business and the Law 2014 Roundtable Event

The event was hosted by , presented the findings from a report examining laws and regulations that impact women's opportunities to work worldwide.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig

Fri Jul 25, 2014

JD Supra

Have Accelerators Reached Saturation Point?

A few weeks ago, I attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new MassChallenge accelerator space.


Related Topix: MassChallenge, Hopkinton, MA, Foley and Lardner, Hult International Business School

Hispanic Business

'Data Protection, Key to Attaining Knowledge-Based Economy'

They described data as useful information necessary for the growth of organisations.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Knowledge Management

Columbia Journalism Review

Journalists subpoenaed in 'pink-slime' suit

At least four journalists and a writer have been ordered to hand over documents to attorneys representing the largest manufacturer of "pink slime," the latest development in Beef Products Inc.'s $1.2-billion defamation lawsuit against ABC News and others.


Related Topix: Journalism, Food Science, Winston and Strawn


Unshackle Your Big Data

Without context, "big data," a phrase that has entered into almost every boardroom and earnings call in the last few years, is nothing but an empty umbrella term.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Social Software


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