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31 min ago | BankTech

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.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Social Software

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Pillsbury Winthrop on the move, 175 new apartments and demo in Chinatown

Happy Friday and welcome do your daily roundup of notable D.C. building permits.

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Stephen Scheve

Stephen Scheve, a partner at Reed Smith LLP, has been nominated as a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America .

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8 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Groups sue TennCare

Three legal advocacy organizations filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday against TennCare, Tennessee's Medicaid program, saying that the state has "broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents" by implementing new policies the groups say deprive thousands of eligible people -- including newborns, pregnant women and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Tennessee, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Southern Poverty Law Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Power Line

Pro bono law morphs into left-wing lawfare

Do you remember Shirley Sherrod? She's the former Department of Agriculture official caught on camera saying she denied a white farmer the full measure of benefits she could have given him, before later describing how she ended up rejecting this racist approach to her job.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kirkland and Ellis, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

JD Journal

Matthew D. Rinaldi Joins Dallas Office of Dykema

One of the nation's leading law firms, Dykema, has announced via a press release that Matthew D. Rinaldi has joined the firm in its Dallas office.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

Government Executive

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

President Obama's choice to administer the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy would seek to enhance the expertise of the government's in-house acquisition workforce while gathering better interagency data on past prices paid for products and contractor services.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Outsourcing

Law.com

Arthur Ciampi

In his Law Firm Partnership Law column, Arthur J. Ciampi, the coauthor of the treatise 'Law Firm Partnership Agreements' and the managing member of Ciampi LLC, analyzes the Court of Appeals decision in 'Geron v.

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Related Topix: Seyfarth Shaw

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

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

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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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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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

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