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1 hr ago | Reuters

What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Tuesday, Sept. 2

WEEK AHEAD Equity and bond markets are likely to see more action next week as traders return from vacation, but the focus will still be on weak euro zone data and the European Central Bank meeting, which should keep driving funds toward the U.S. bond market and U.S. dollar.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Housing

4 hrs ago |

Gov. Chris Christie

The state released new bills Friday totaling about $780,000 for three months work by the law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, bringing the firm's total billing for hours spent on the George Washington Bridge scandal to more than $7.2 million.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Fort Lee, NJ

4 hrs ago |

Christie's Bridgegate legal bills at $7.2M

The law firm hired by the Christie administration to investigate last year's George Washington Bridge lane closures has billed the state more than $7.2 million through July, invoices released late Friday show.


Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

8 hrs ago | Reuters

Emerging Markets-Brazil's Bovespa rises as recession feeds election bets

Brazil's benchmark stock index rose on Friday after data showed the country entered a recession in the first half of the year, boosting expectations that President Dilma Rousseff will lose her bid for re-election in October.


Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News, The Data Company

8 hrs ago | JD Supra

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FLSA Overtime Claims in Hospital Meal Break Cases

On August 26, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed the District Court's dismissal of the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime claims brought against a myriad of health care systems and their affiliates in the Greater Philadelphia area.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Pepper Hamilton, Medicine, Nursing

12 hrs ago | JD Journal

Litigation Attorney Ryan C. Berry Joins Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig announced on Thursday that veteran litigation attorney Ryan C. Berry has joined the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP , as Shareholder in its Litigation practice.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Department of Defense

12 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

'Novel' synbiotic is well tolerated and linked to increases in beneficial gut species

A combination of probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM and prebiotic cellobiose may boost populations of bacteria in the gut associated with improved host health, says a new study from Denmark and Finland.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Lactobacillus, Supplement, Microbiology, Biology, Science

15 hrs ago | WebWire

Greenberg Traurig's Eamon C. Welch Appointed as Student Placement...

Eamon C. Welch, a Law Clerk in the Real Estate Practice Group at the Miami office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig , has been appointed as Student Placement Chair of the University of Miami School of Law's Young Alumni Committee.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, University of Miami

19 hrs ago | WebCPA

6 Sentences that Could Save Your Firm

Adding a set of simple sentences to your firm's engagement letters could go a long way to making your firm safer from lawsuits, a legal expert told accountants at the Midwest Accounting Show.


Related Topix: Seyfarth Shaw

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Former SG Ruffled by Troll Tag

The Bancroft partner and former solicitor general let his adversaries at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe-and the Supreme Court-know it Tuesday as only Paul Clement can.


Related Topix: Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe, Semiconductors, Investment Services, Acacia Research, Biotech, Medicine, Financial Services, Electronics, CombiMatrix, Healthcare Industry, Patent / Trademark Law, Law


Three quarters 'suffer sleep problems when stressed'

Data from the Sleep Council shed light on how difficult it was for some people to get a full night's sleep.


Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, The Data Company, Weather

ABA Journal

Federal judge says mom sued too late accusing Chicago officials of cover-up in son's death

It wasn't until a report was issued earlier this year by a top Chicago law firm at the conclusion of an unusual court-driven investigation that Nanci Koschman decided to sue city police and Cook County prosecutors over the way her son's death investigation was handled.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Winston and Strawn

Hispanic Business

Athlone Investments Closes Acquisition of African Telecom and Data Centre Provider

In connection with the Transaction, two new members have joined the Board of Directors, being as Executive Chair and Ross Macdonald as the incoming CEO.


Related Topix: The Data Company

The Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Stadium Authority continues study

A study commissioned by the state found that a new 30,000- to 40,000-seat stadium at the Aloha Stadium site could save $2.4 million to $3.2 million in annual operating expenses alone.


Related Topix: Foley and Lardner

The East Hampton Star

Airbnb Landlord Fined

John W. Templeman pleaded guilty Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court to six charges stemming from allegedly rolling over a house he owns in Montauk for excessive short-term rentals.


Related Topix: AirBnB, East Hampton, NY, Montauk, NY, White and Case, Greenwich Village (New York, NY)

China Daily

EB-5 visa ceiling is short-term, expert says

The US may have run out of EB-5 investor visas for Chinese applicants for the first time ever, but experts say it should have little effect on those wanting to apply.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, China, World News

ABA Journal

Which mid-level associates are the happiest?

An American Lawyer survey of mid-level associates found satisfaction levels are up slightly from last year, reaching the highest level in a decade.


Related Topix: O'Melveny & Myers, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, University of Chicago


Eurozone bond yields hold at record lows after Spain inflation

Spanish inflation came in at minus 0.5 percent, higher than expectations of minus 0.6 percent but lower than in July.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Financial Markets

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Air Products executive leaving company

He was senior vice president and general manager of tonnage gases, equipment and energy as well as China president of Air Products.


Related Topix: Dechert

WSFA-TV Montgomery

SPLC helps low-income people with traffic violations avoid jail

The City of Montgomery reached a settlement with the Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday that should help keep some people out of jail.


Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center


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