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Commercial Law: Privileges and Disadvantages for Businessmen

September 18, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
The legal relationships between a businessman and his business partners are essentially regulated by commercial law. While businessmen enjoy privileges, they must also accept certain disadvantages.

Criminal Defense Attorney: Choosing the Best Professional

September 17, 2014     By Law Office Of Erin Bradley McAleer
Are you looking for the best criminal defense attorney? Here’s an overview of the most essential aspects to consider when looking for the best attorney.

Financial Elder Abuse Reported to Cost $2.9 Billion Each Year – And Increasing

September 17, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
According to a recent MetLife study, financial elder abuse is reported to cost $2.9 billion each year – and it's increasing.

New Legislation in Crimea - What Will Happen with IP in Russia?

September 17, 2014     By IPStyle
Today there are a lot of unsolved problems in Crimea. Especially in law system. Because of the Crimea annexation, the population is forced to accept Russian citizenship. Likewise, legal entities must pass to the Russian legislation. Misunderstanding is also in IP questions.

What Are the Surgical Errors that Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Case?

September 17, 2014     By HG.org
A medical malpractice case may arise when a patient’s treatment falls below the standard of care when compared to other surgeons in the same practice area and the patient is harmed. A patient may be injured due to a variety of surgical errors.

Amended Tax Return in the Event of Tax Evasion: Tax Liability Must Be Discharged Quickly

September 17, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
If someone has evaded taxes and would like to submit an amended tax return leading to immunity from punishment, they should have sufficient liquidity. The tax liability must be discharged within a short timescale.

Extended Filing Window For Whistleblowers To Report Misconduct

September 16, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Whistleblowers now have up to five years to report fraud, abuse or waste.

How to Calculate the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Payment

September 16, 2014     By HG.org
A debtor proposes a repayment plan that will allow them to repay a portion of their debt. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan determines the amount that each creditor can expect, the duration of the plan, the value of the debtor’s property and the funds that are available to repay the debts. Several factors impact the amount of monthly repayments that the debtor will make.

The Procurement Principles in Turkish Defense Industry

September 16, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
In Turkey, many of the governmental authorities shall apply to procurement of goods, services or works under Public Procurement Law #4734 (PPL). In the same manner, the contracts in public purchase of goods, services and works refer to this law’s “contract principles” indicated in the Public Procurement Contract Law (#4735) (PPCL). But it had better to lay emphasis on an exception for defense issues under law#4734.

Regulating Software Usage Rights in Detail

September 16, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Computers have become indispensable in private households and even more so in companies. When using software, licensing agreements, in particular, must be observed.

Who Takes the Liability in a California Ride-Sharing Car Accident?

September 15, 2014     By Martinez & Schill LLP
Ridesharing services have made major strides in transportation, but they also bring with them legal complications. It will be important for laws to adapt to the changes that companies like Uber and Lyft are bringing about and how this will reflect on car accidents when they occur.

Inheritance Issues- Family Not Cooperating, What Are My Options?

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
Inheritances have specific rules that make them different than other kinds of assets. For example, an inheritance is usually treated as separate property, even in community property estates. If family friction has begun due to friction of learning about a future inheritance, steps can be made in the estate planning process to minimize conflict. Additionally, steps can also be taken after the testator dies to help deal with family problems.

What is a Defamation of Character?

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
While the First Amendment provides for the freedom of speech, this amendment does not protect all forms of speech. For example, it does not give a person the right to injure the reputation of another, or defame, that person. In order for a person to prevail in a defamation of character lawsuit, there are several elements that he or she must be able to prove.

The Calculation of Child Support in California

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
Like many states, California uses child support guidelines to help determine the amount of child support that should be awarded in any particular case. Child support is determined by taking several factors into consideration.

Do I Have a Family Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
While some individuals are able to reach an amicable decision with another individual in a family law dispute and maintain a healthy relationship, the majority of individuals who go through these types of disputes can benefit from the assistance of having a lawyer.

Do I Have a Criminal Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
While many criminal defendants decide to plead guilty early in the process in order to save time or to get a deal with the prosecutor, there are many times when it is reasonable to consult with a criminal defense lawyer. If one of the following applies to you, consider speaking with a criminal defense lawyer.

When a Business Can Be Sued for Personal Injury

September 15, 2014     By HG.org
Every day, individuals are injured while on the premises of a business. Injured individuals may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit and recover for the damages that they suffer.

Tax Evasion: Remain Unpunished By Submitting An Amended Tax Return - Germany

September 15, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Tax evasion is a criminal offence which not only entails heavy financial penalties, but also custodial sentences. By submitting an amended tax return, you can obtain an exemption from punishment.

Independant Contractor vs. Employee Under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law

September 15, 2014     By Brune Law Office
The determination of whether an injured worker is an independent contractor or an employee involves a variety of tests and factors. The ultimate decision is critical, as it can determine whether benefits under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law are payable by the employer.

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill: What Employers Should be Aware of

September 14, 2014     By Angela Wang & Co.
In Hong Kong, under the common law doctrine of privity of contract, a person cannot acquire and enforce rights in a contract to which he is not a party nor can he be made liable under that contract. Therefore, only those who signed a contract are entitled to sue or be sued on it.

How to File a Florida Construction Lien in Order to Get Paid

September 14, 2014     By The Barthet Firm
Getting paid on a construction project can sometimes be difficult. Securing your right to be paid by recording a lien can significantly increase your odds of getting paid. In this article, we will describe the documents you need to file and record, and when, in order to perfect your construction lien rights in Florida.

New Directive on Aircraft Nationality and Registration Marks in Turkey

September 14, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
Directorate General of Civil Aviation the regulatory body of civil aviation in Turkey, has promulgated a new Directive on aircraft nationality and registration marks on 12 September 2014 aiming to meet the requirements of Annex-7 of ICAO that will be applied to all existing registered or future registered aircrafts on DGCA registry.

Offshore Banking in Turkey

September 14, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
The turning point for regulating the market dates back to 2001 for Turkish banking industry after a major banking crisis in Turkey.

Punishment You Will Face if You are Involved in Drug Crime in China

September 14, 2014     By Yingke Law Firm
Since the American TV Show ""Breaking Bad" sweep over the whole world, a lot of foreigners are found to be involved in drug crimes in China. They are facing very serious penalty for China government lists the kind of crime as one of the top felonies.

I Found Mold in My Rental Home – What Can I Do?

September 12, 2014     By HG.org
In recent years scientists have learned more about the potential dangers of mold and breathing it in on a daily basis. While some individuals may develop minor respiratory symptoms, such as coughing and wheezing, more serious conditions may develop, such as fungal respiratory infections. In many states, your landlord may have some responsibility to help remediate the problem.

I Did Not Get Paid by My Employer – What Can I Do?

September 12, 2014     By HG.org
You are legally entitled to receive the wages promised to you. Additionally, you may be entitled to additional benefits and penalties if your employer refuses to pay you in violation of local or state law. If you have not received your pay, the following courses of action may be available to you to help recover your wages.

Trademark Law: Trademarks Represent Considerable Value

September 12, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
A trademark can be of considerable value to a business. It is therefore crucial to have the trademark protected. An infringement of a trademark can give rise to claims for damages.

How Do I Know If I Have Been Wrongfully Terminated?

September 11, 2014     By HG.org
If you are a victim of wrongful termination, you may have a case against your former employer. A successful lawsuit may mean that you have the right to recover back pay, statutory damages and expenses that you incurred to find another job.

When Defective Products Cause a Wrongful Death

September 11, 2014     By The Miley Legal Group
Product manufacturers must ensure their products are safe from defects that can cause injuries or fatalities. When companies fail in this duty, customers are exposed to the risk of injury or death while using the product. When death occurs because of a defective product, survivors of the deceased can filed a wrongful death lawsuit to recover damages.

Wrongfully Terminated UC Davis Whistleblower Awarded $730,000

September 11, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Whistleblower Janet Keyzer awarded $730,000 after being wrongfully terminated for reporting unethical research methods used at UC Davis.

Is There a Statute of Limitations When It Comes to Workplace Injury?

September 11, 2014     By HG.org
The statute of limitations provides a time limit in which a plaintiff can bring a lawsuit without it being time barred by the court. With few exceptions, if this time limit passes, the plaintiff will be forever barred from bringing the suit. Like other types of claims, there is usually an applicable statute of limitations.

Do I Have a Civil Lawsuit Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer?

September 11, 2014     By HG.org
If you have been injured in another accident that was caused by another party, you may be able to pursue a civil lawsuit against the responsible party. However, a lawyer may evaluate certain factors of your case to determine whether or not to take your case.

Consequences of a Head Injury from a Motorcycle Accident

September 11, 2014     By Law Office of Julie Johnson, PLLC
Motorcyclists are at an especially high risk of suffering head injuries in an accident because of the relative lack of protection compared to drivers of passenger vehicles. Accidents can result in brain injuries and can require extensive treatment, including hospitalization. For some victims, a head injury from a motorcycle accident can have lasting and severe effects.

Malta Financial Services Authority Issues a Consultation Document on the Proposals for Securitisation Cell Companies Regulations

September 11, 2014     By CSB Advocates
Cell companies have been an established feature of Maltese legislation since 2004, following the enactment of the Companies Act (Cell Companies carrying on business of insurance) Regulations, 2004 (the “PCC Regulations”). Since then the cell company concept in Malta has not only taken root among market operators and practitioners but has also influenced the development of other legal frameworks in the insurance and funds sector.

I Feel I Got Ripped Off at The Auto Dealership, What Can I Do?

September 11, 2014     By HG.org
If you have purchased a vehicle and feel that you got a bad deal, you may have recourse against the dealer by using one or more of the following tactics:

We Got Married in One Country, Live in Another Now and Want a Divorce.

September 11, 2014     By HG.org
Where do I find a divorce lawyer (where we live now or where we got married)? Many countries, including the United States, allow you to get a divorce there, even if your marriage occurred in another country. Laws can vary drastically between countries, so be sure that you consult with your attorney regarding the steps necessary to get a divorce and whether the divorce will be valid in the country where you are currently residing.

How Much is Medical Negligence Costing the NHS?

September 11, 2014     By Specter Partnership Solicitors
In the UK Medical Negligence cost the NHS £1.2 billion during 2013/2014 – but why are mistakes within the medical world on the increase? There were over 3,000 claims made within 2011/2012, compared to just 250 in 1981/1982 – have we become a compensation hungry nation, or is medical care really going downhill? We take a look at the issues surrounding medical negligence claims and take you through whether you should make a claim against the NHS.

International Law Increasingly Important

September 11, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Globalisation continues to advance. Trade has long since ceased to stop at national borders. This also has implications for jurisdiction.

How to Confirm a Lawyer Accreditation

September 10, 2014     By HG.org
Lawyers may receive accreditation to practice law or to practice in a particular area. While lawyers may focus in particular areas, state ethic rules regarding professional conduct generally prohibit lawyers from advertising that they are “certified” or that they “specialize” in particular areas unless they receive such certification from a particular agency, such as the state bar.

China's Patent Law and the Pharmaceutical Industry

September 10, 2014     By MMLC Group
This article is aimed at introducing some important provisions of the PRC Patent Law that pharmaceutical companies need to be aware of when making or selling their drugs in China.

Nursing Homes Caught Willfully Committing Elder Abuse All Over Los Angeles

September 10, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Nursing homes in LA discovered prematurely closing claims regarding elder abuse before completing investigation

What Happens After You Get a Traffic Ticket?

September 10, 2014     By HG.org
After you get a traffic ticket, you want to know what happens next and what you can do about it. For most people, it simply means paying the ticket and going to traffic school to remove any points on your driving record. It’s expensive, but a fairly simple situation to take care of.

What Happens After a Felony Conviction

September 10, 2014     By HG.org
A felony charge is pursued by a prosecutor when a serious crime is committed. A federal felony is category of crime that involves breaking a law at the national rather than local level. Both types of felonies carry similar punishment.

Driving Regional Traffic with Google+ Local for Lawyers

September 10, 2014     By HG.org
Google search now makes up nearly 95% of all consumer searches for local businesses. As a lawyer that relies on a steady stream of local clients, you can’t afford to leave search engine marketing out of your lead-generation repertoire.

I Have a Legal Question – Who Can Help Me?

September 10, 2014     By HG.org
Each day that goes by may present a unique legal problem. You may have a dispute with a neighbor regarding differing opinions on the boundary. You may be fighting for custody of your children in family court. You may have been hurt in an accident when you were heading to work. The following list provides potential resources to assist you if you have a legal question.

Road Traffic Injury in the UAE

September 10, 2014     By Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
Being involved in a road traffic accident can leave you with anything from whiplash and bruising to serious head and spinal injuries. If you are uncomfortable enough to be involved in a horrific road accident, which was not your fault, then you may be entitled for a personal injury compensation claim.

IT Law Gaining in Importance on Many Issues

September 10, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
There is scarcely another field of law that has grown so much in importance over recent years as IT law. People come into contact with this field both from professional and private perspectives on an almost daily basis.

What Is a Durable Power of Attorney?

September 9, 2014     By HG.org
A power of attorney is a legal document that gives one person certain rights and responsibilities, the agent, over the person who had the document prepared, the principal. There are generally two different types of power of attorneys: a power of attorney for financial reasons and a power of attorney for healthcare matters. These documents are generally prepared separately, even if the same person is named as the agent in both documents.

Do I Have a Personal Injury Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer

September 9, 2014     By HG.org
If you have been injured in an automotive accident, slip and fall or workplace accident, your immediate reaction may be to sue the party responsible for your injuries. However, not all cases warrant an attorney’s involvement. Furthermore, attorneys may refuse to take a case if it is not worth the attorney’s time or experience.

I Cannot Pay for a Lawyer. What Should I Do?

September 9, 2014     By HG.org
Most people do not anticipate that they will need an attorney and as such do not save for such an expensive need. While many lawyers charge hundreds of dollars per hour for their services, there are a few options available for individuals who are unable to pay for an attorney.

Six Financial Dos and Don’ts When It Comes to Divorce

September 9, 2014     By The Coleman Law Group
Nobody said the divorce process was easy—but know life after divorce is possible. During a divorce, you’ll be faced with several important decisions that will ultimately affect your life both short- and long-term. Keeping your financial security in mind will make all the difference.

Obtaining Discoverable Information in Litigation

September 8, 2014     By Stange Law Firm, PC
Obviously in litigation, you cannot just lean over the poker table and take a look at their hand, but how do you let someone know that you need to see what they have? You are required to give the party notice that you need to look.

Workplace Hazards & Accidents: Fear of Employer Retaliation in Pennsylvania

September 8, 2014     By Laffey, Bucci & Kent
Can an employer retaliate when a worker files an OSHA complaint or files for workers’ compensation benefits?

Turkish Defense Industry: A Step Towards a Nation-Oriented Production

September 8, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
A nation has six major elements of its nation-oriented power that are based on politics, economy, psycho-social issues, military capability, manpower and the geostrategic location. These bring more flexibility in countries’ regional strategy and add value for superiority in its region.

Electronic Discovery: Model Code of Conduct, Clawback Agreements and Quick-Peek Provisions

September 6, 2014     By Stange Law Firm, PC
With electronic discovery, remember that you are still bound by the Rules of Professional Conduct in your state. However, some have proposed the EDRM Model Code of Conduct to deal specifically with e-discovery. The Model Code of Conduct (MCoC) sets forth aspirational guidelines intended to serve as a basis for ethical decision making by all participants in the electronic discovery process.

Colur, my Colour - Registration of Colour Marks, a Global Overview

September 6, 2014     By STA Law Firm
Feeling blue or are you seeing red because you are turning green with jealousy at the neighbor’s new car? Colors are not only used to describe the emotions we feel, but they are imperative in our world. Universally red means ‘stop’ and green means ‘go’ and traffic lights across the world send this message. It should come as no surprise that colors hold a great importance and are increasingly used as trademarks (color marks) in the marketplace.

Corporate Structure – Levels of Legal Control Over a Group Medical Practice

September 5, 2014     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
When the partners in a group medical practice argue, usually it comes from one of these problem areas: control, compensation, exit. This article discusses control.

Outline of a Compensation / Expense Structure in a Group Medical Practice

September 5, 2014     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
The compensation structure is the most interesting thing in a group medical practice (at least for me). In this article I offer a few compensation structures for your consideration. Read on, friend, if eat-what-you-kill sounds like your cup of tea.

How to Avoid Successor Liability When Buying a Business

September 5, 2014     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
It’s a nasty surprise to discover, after you’ve paid the purchase price for the business, that you must pay the seller’s debts and liabilities from before the closing.

Avoid Successor Liability when Buying a Medical Practice, including Provider Numbers and Taxes

September 5, 2014     By Matt Dickstein, Business Attorney
How to avoid successor liability when buying a medical practice, specifically as regards provider numbers and taxes. It’s a nasty surprise to discover, after you’ve paid the purchase price for the practice, that you must pay the seller’s debts and liabilities from before the closing.

The US Department of Justice Joins Whistleblower Lawsuits Against UnitedHealth Group Inc.

September 4, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Whistleblowers brought two False Claims Act lawsuits for Medicare fraud against UnitedHealth Group, Inc. the first in 2011 and the second in 2014. The U.S. Department of Justice joins these whistleblower lawsuits against UnitedHealth Group, Inc. for Medicare fraud.

Determining What Constitutes Age Discrimination In The Workplace

September 4, 2014     By Law Offices of Jual F. Reyes
Age discrimination is an employment issue that is commonplace in Los Angeles, California. It involves subjecting an employee who is 40 years of age or older to discriminatory actions in any aspect of his or her employment, from hiring to termination. But like any other form of discrimination in the workplace, it is considered illegal under prevailing federal and state laws.

Pretrial Dispositions of Criminal Cases

September 3, 2014     By Roger G. Jain & Associates, P.C.
The vast majority of criminal cases never go to trial. These cases are either disposed of by a plea bargain or dismissed outright. This article explains two common ways by which criminal cases are disposed of in a plea bargain that may also result in a dismissal upon completion.

Are Prenuptial Agreements Invalid Without ILA in Ontario, Canada

September 3, 2014     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Suppose that prior to the death of your spouse the two of you signed an agreement where you both committed not to sue each other’s estate. Also imagine that you did not get legal advice before signing the agreement. Would a judge hold you to that agreement? It depends.

China Decides to Establish Intellectual Property Rights Courts

September 3, 2014     By MMLC Group
There has been a recent decision issued in China, regarding the establishment of dedicated IP courts in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Appointment of an Arbitrator for Arbitration Proceedings - India

September 3, 2014     By Law Senate
The appointment of an arbitrator made by a party during the pendency of arbitration petition in court and after the expiry of 30 days from the date of receipt of notice sent by other party seeking appointment of arbitrator.

Civil Consequences of a DWI

September 1, 2014     By Roger G. Jain & Associates, P.C.
A few weeks ago, we discussed the criminal consequences of a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge in Texas. This article covers some of the civil (i.e. non-criminal) consequences that you might face as a result of a DWI charge.

A Touchstone in Energy Financing: Reduced Yield and Turkish Insurance Market

September 1, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
The effect of climate change is not only an environmental problem today as it directly relates to the resource based industries. In today’s world, the scientific assessments lead the players of energy to reflect on their project viability. In direct proportion to the growth in financing renewable projects, insurance companies and underwriters are also expected to formulate their risk assessments on resource-oriented allocation models.

Equal Treatment in Employment in Malta

September 1, 2014     By CSB Advocates
An amendment to our laws, now makes it illegal for employers to discriminate against transgender individuals, on grounds of sex. Prior to August 2014, the law only made reference to sexual orientation, without specific reference to those who underwent gender reassignment.

Tesla Model S a Fire Trap?

August 31, 2014     By The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC
Tesla Motors is known for their cutting edge electric vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating in every subcategory without exception, setting a new record for the lowest likelihood of injury to occupants (Tesla Motors).

Student Records Confidentiality Laws

August 31, 2014     By Stange Law Firm, PC
The disclosure of student records can be important an issue in litigation, including cases involving students and educational matters, child custody and support cases and other areas of civil litigation.

Is an Attorney Needed in a New York State Workers' Compensation Claim?

August 31, 2014     By Brune Law Office
An employee injured in New York State will likely have to decide whether to retain a workers' compensation lawyer to assist in the claim. For a myriad of reasons, more often than not it makes sense to secure the services of an experienced attorney.

New California Law Seeks to Protect Youth Football Players from Brain Injuries

August 29, 2014     By Martinez & Schill LLP
Youth football players are at risk for brain injury due to their sport, and a new law in California, AB 2127, seeks to reduce injuries to the brain, such as concussions, among young football players. California joins many other states in combating the growing concern that young football players are sustaining head injuries playing middle school and high school contact sports.

Distribution of Estate by an Estate Trustee during Litigation, in Ontario, Canada

August 29, 2014     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Is it appropriate for a court order to permit an Estate Trustee During Litigation (“ETDL”) to distribute the Estate? Possibly.

Proposed Legislation for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Reform Act of 2014

August 29, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Status updates on proposed legislation for the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Reform Act of 2014 that are up for review at the next legislative session.

Chinese Trademark Office Issues Announcement on Multi-Class Trademark Applications

August 29, 2014     By MMLC Group
There are various clarifications made by the Chinese Trademark Office in relation to the filing and prosecution of multi-class trademark applications in China.

Criminal Consequences of a DWI in Texas

August 29, 2014     By Roger G. Jain & Associates, P.C.
The first consequence that most people think of is, of course, jail time. The amount of jail time that can be imposed varies, depending on the level of the offense and the circumstances of the offense.

Non-Disclosure of Criminal Records

August 28, 2014     By Roger G. Jain & Associates, P.C.
Like expunctions, orders of non-disclosure can prevent the disclosure, from the general public, of the existence of a criminal record.

Studies Show Aging Causes Mental Impairment, Incompetency, and Lack of Capacity to Make Good Decisions

August 28, 2014     By The Evans Law Firm, Inc.
Studies show that aging has a negative effect on decision making abilities in elders. Elders should be aware of an increased risk of falling victim to fraud due to increasing inability to make good decisions.

Four Tips on Negotiating Startup Office Leases

August 28, 2014     By The Gauthier Law Group, LLC
Ready to move your startup out of the garage and into real office space? Here are some tips on negotiating your startup office lease.

Nursing Home Neglect May Result in Death of Patients

August 28, 2014     By Fisher & Associates PC
When our loved ones grow old and sick, families can feel a sense of relief knowing that when they are put into a nursing home they will receive the 24 hour a day care that they truly need. Having grandma and grandpa live at home may be nice for the family, but you and your spouse are not certified to give true medical attention that they need, and working full time in the midst is not helpful for them either.

Implementation of Parole-in-Place Benefits Parents, Spouses, & Children of Military Members

August 28, 2014     By Law Office Of Mario Zapata
Any immediate family of active or veteran military member (or reservist) could benefit from Parole-in-Place and become eligible to acquire a green card.

Another Drug on the Market with Undisclosed Side Effects

August 28, 2014     By Fisher & Associates PC
Since the time we were children, we have heard that medications will make all of our problems go away. After years of testing, and product consumption, people are now starting to realize that there are unwanted side effects for almost every medication out on the market today.

New Regulation for the Turkish Banking Industry: Towards a Healthy Synthesis

August 28, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
Turkish banking industry is considered one of the strongest in Europe. The crisis ridden global banking industry had experienced numerous difficulties following the 2008 market collapse, but Turkish banking industry had survived the crisis with relatively insignificant scars.

Plans for a New Marina in Sa Maison, Pietà Malta

August 28, 2014     By CSB Advocates
The Authority for Transport in Malta plans to issue a request for proposals for the development and operation of an all-weather marina with up to 240 berths and shore facilities at Sa Maison in Pietà.

REITs to Boost Growth and Transparency in Indian Real Estate Sector

August 28, 2014     By Global Jurix
Today, the Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs] are highly successful in more than 20 countries worldwide, including USA, UK, Australia, France, etc. Therefore, SEBI has rightly allowed trading of such REITs in India also, in August 2014, to pave the way for desired growth and transparency in the vast and fast-paced real estate sector of India. Besides bringing in the globally accepted practices, these REITs are expected to infuse a new lease of life and zing in the Indian real estate sector.

UAE Extradition - Guidelines

August 28, 2014     By Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
Where the proposal has already been sent by the requesting party, Interpol will arrest the suspect and produce him to the Public Prosecution within 48 hours of his arrest. After the arrest, investigations are begun, the suspect’s accusation is heard, and a normal trial procedure is started.

Cancelling Life Insurance Policies: Instruction on Cancellation is Decisive

August 28, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
Whether a life insurance policy can still be cancelled years later depends to a large extent on whether the policyholder’s possibilities of cancellation were properly explained to him.

Domestic Violence Offenses in the Tampa Bay Area

August 27, 2014     By The Kilfin Law Firm PC
In Florida, domestic violence is defined as any assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.

Choice of German Inheritance Law for German Real Estate Only Until August 16, 2015

August 27, 2014     By DR. HOSSER Rechtsanwalt
Owners of real estate in Germany, who are not German citizens, may choose German inheritance law for that real estate only up to and including August 16, 2015, pursuant to German law.

Can Lawyers Immunize Clients Against Estate Litigation in Ontario, Canada?

August 27, 2014     By Wagner Sidlofsky LLP
Careful estate planning can sometimes prevent a will challenge – but nothing is fool proof. The purpose of this short review is to look at one arrow in the estate planner’s quiver and see how effective “forfeiture clauses” are to inoculate clients from fights over their estates. (FN1)

What will TTIP Bring for Turkey: Legal and Trade Related Issues

August 27, 2014     By Herdem Attorneys at Law
Known by its acronym TTIP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has the capacity to serve as a game changer in global economic balances. At its core TTIP is a free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union with the underlying objective to increase bilateral trade among two economic blocks by the removal of tariff and non tariff based obstacles before the Transatlantic trade.

Dismissal and Termination of Contract of a Managing Director

August 27, 2014     By GRP Rainer LLP
In the context of dismissing and terminating the contract of a managing director, essential points have to be observed.

Coffee Wars Brewing in Thailand

August 26, 2014     By Patrick Mirandah Co.
Brothers, Damrong and Damras Maslae, are owners and operators of a Bangkok coffee cart called Starbung Coffee.

Philippines: Building Façade Denied Registration

August 26, 2014     By Patrick Mirandah Co.
On November 11, 2013, the Director General of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL) dismissed the appeals filed by Fun Ranch Mega Development, Inc. from the decision of the Director of Trademarks denying the registration of a façade of a building for lack of a distinguishing feature and function as an identifier of the source of goods and services.

Fiiing an Industrial Design Application in Hong Kong

August 26, 2014     By Borsam Intellectual Property
Hong Kong as the special administrative region of China that has its own intellectual property system, and the Hong Kong intellectual property department (IPD) handling of the related issued for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights in Hong Kong. This article is about the filing of industrial design in Hong Kong.

Most Dangerous Industries for Workplace Injuries and Deaths

August 26, 2014     By Ankin Law Office, LLC
Each year thousands of U.S. workers die and millions more are injured in workplace accidents. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4,383 fatal work accidents and 3.7 million nonfatal work injuries in 2012.

A California Tenant’s Guide to Seeking Compensation Against Landlords After a Slip and Fall Injury

August 26, 2014     By Law Offices of Jual F. Reyes
Living as a tenant in a apartment or house in California requires payment of monthly rent to your landlord. Clearly, it is your obligation to pay rent in exchange for living at a property that is owned by another.

Another Indian Pharmaceutical Recall

August 26, 2014     By The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), India's pharmaceutical company Lupin Ltd is recalling 9,210 bottles of the infection-preventing drug Suprax because of a failed purity test in the United States.

Doing Business in Germany

August 26, 2014     By WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors
Germany is a good starting point for introducing a business to the European market. It is not only one of Europe’s largest national economies, but also geographically in the center of Europe, with an excellent infrastructure and good transportation connections to major European cities.

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