Monthly Archives: July 2022

Edward Fox: Two big credit unions are merging. It’s a good thing.

This commentary is from Edward Fox de Montpelier, who served as an appointed and unelected member of the VSECU Board of Directors from October 2019 to April 2020. At a community forum to discuss the merger of the New England Federal Credit Union and the Vermont State Employees Credit Union, …

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“My heart is crying”: Singapore increases the pace of executions

Kalwant Singh’s death sentence was settled in a Zoom call. The Malaysian watched from jail as his appeal was discussed virtually by three judges in Singapore this month. For Singh, convicted of smuggling around 120g of heroin, it was his last chance for a reprieve after spending more than six …

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Libel lawsuit filed against Camden Commissioner-elect

July 30 – Camden County Administrator Steve Howard sues one of his future bosses, Camden County Commissioner-elect Jim Goodman. Goodman, currently a St. Marys City Councilman, won the Republican primary election for the Camden County commission and faced no opposition in the November election. Goodman ran a weekly advertisement in …

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OCR penalty for disclosing RPS in response to an online exam

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently imposed a $50,000 civil penalty on a dental office that disclosed patient identifying information in response to a negative online review. The case is a reminder that healthcare providers risk being held liable for a breach of HIPAA privacy if they include …

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Administrators banned for abusing the dissolution procedure

The four directors were disqualified after they all got bounced loans before dissolving their companies to avoid paying off their debts. In the most recent case, Sirfraz Ahmad of Leeds was disqualified for 10 years after he overstated his turnover to secure a higher bounce-back loan he was not entitled …

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Wisconsin Election Commission: No Indication of MyVote Vulnerability

The Wisconsin Elections Commission released the statement below following reports of illegal and isolated attempts to obtain mail-in ballots through MyVote, the online voter registration and information website from Wisconsin: There is no indication of vulnerability with the MyVote application. The idea that postal voting requests made online, via MyVote, …

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The impact of fetal rights laws ranges from abortion to HOV routes

Conservative states are trying to redefine what it means to be a person as they seek to impose new bans on abortion. Giving embryos and fetuses the same rights as people raises issues in virtually every area of ​​law, from minor traffic offenses to criminal prosecution. The fetal personality provision …

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Business and Philanthropy Sectors Lead Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives

The United States Chamber of Commerce and United Way Worldwide produced the publicationTrust through performance: uniting business and philanthropy against trafficking to commemorate the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which is held annually on July 30. This report highlights the critical role that business and philanthropic sectors play in …

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How and why China is centralizing its billion-tonne iron ore trade

Comment this story Comment China has embarked on one of the biggest upheavals in the global iron ore market in more than a decade. A newly created state group will be a hub for everything from huge mining investments in West Africa to purchasing steel equipment from international suppliers. It …

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Marilyn Mosby’s first loss to Baltimore is the culmination of 8 years of attacks and missteps – Baltimore Sun

In 2014, Baltimore residents, frustrated by violent crime, elected a 34-year-old insurance attorney who had never tried a homicide or rape case to be the city’s top prosecutor. Eight years and more than 2,500 homicides later, Democratic voters in the city ousted Marilyn Mosby as Baltimore state’s attorney, choosing defense …

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Ban Cryptocurrency – Latest News from Jammu and Kashmir | Tourism

Dr Daleep PanditaThe Indian government is now seriously considering banning transactions using cryptocurrency, which is a form of virtual currency, in our country. Based on an in-depth study by an appointed committee, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) very recently made strong recommendations to the Union Ministry of Finance to …

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Gaddafi’s widow appeals Malta’s decision to repatriate funds to Libya

VALLETTA, July 23 (Reuters) – The widow of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has appealed a Maltese court ruling ordering the Bank of Valletta to return some 95 million euros to Libya ( $100 million) deposited by Gaddafi’s late son, Mutassim, according to court officials. said. Safiya Ferkash Mohammed and …

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Assistant Attorney General Todd Kim delivers remarks announcing the launch of an Environmental Justice Inquiry in the City of Houston, Texas | Takeover bid

Notes as prepared for delivery Thank you, U.S. Attorney Lowery, and good morning everyone. Assistant Attorney General Clarke noted that this investigation builds on the Justice Department’s “response to ever-growing environmental justice issues.” Too often we find that the health of a person and their family depends on where they …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Raises Neptune Energy’s CFR to Ba2; stable outlook

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS OR INDEBTEDNESS-RELATED …

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Shaheen and bipartisan group of senators introduce reforms to the Electoral Count Act of 1887

July 20, 2022 (Washington DC) – Today, WE Senator Shaheen (D-NH) and a bipartisan group of Sgenerators to presented two proposals that include legislation to reform and modernize the old Electoral Count Act of 1887 to ensure that the electoral votes counted by Congress accurately reflect each state’s vote for …

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What does “redlining” in 1940s Chicago have to do with the city’s current black exodus? Many, a new study suggests

CHICAGO — Vacant and derelict properties clustered on the south and west sides of Chicago and in the southern suburbs have been a stubborn problem for decades. Every two years, the Cook County Treasurer tries to return these properties to productive use in his biennial Delinquent Tax Recovery Sale, often …

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UK Legal Services Market Report 2022: Revenue Rebounded Strongly in 2021 Driven by Corporate Law Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “UK Legal Services Market Report 2022” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The UK Legal Services Market Trend Report provides in-depth and unique review and analysis of the UK legal services market, including conveyancing, family law, personal injury, wills and probate. After a difficult period in …

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Uvalde school shooting police are investigating their behavior

One day after a Texas House report found that systemic failures caused law enforcement’s sloppy response to the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, state and local authorities pushed their own internal investigations to determine what their individual agents and officers did. did and did not during the May 24 massacre. Governor …

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Marilyn Mosby’s expert witness in criminal trial has already been asked about his charge – Baltimore Sun

An expert witness who Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby hired to help defend her in her upcoming trial for perjury and mortgage fraud previously called her actions “pretty stupid.” Mosby’s attorneys plan to call Eric Forster, a California-based professional mortgage fraud witness, to provide insight into the two-term Democrats’ purchase …

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“This is where I die.”

Larry Davis knows where he wants to die. It is on the land where he has lived since 1963 on Salisbury Road in Franklin. The house he grew up in is on the right, a yellow raised ranch where his brother now lives. Davis lives in a converted garage to …

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Barcelona’s indebted zombie can only be saved by the European Super League

A further 15% of Barcelona’s future rights revenue must also be sold to generate another €300m. All of this requires the approval of Goldman Sachs, which is the club’s biggest institutional creditor. Loans for the Camp Nou reconstruction and debt refinancing last year put loans to the US investment bank …

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Struggling New York State Farms Turn to Legal Recreational Pot Production for Business

MILTON, NY — Adult marijuana sales will begin in New York before the end of the year, the state’s Office of Cannabis Management promised Friday. All marijuana sold in New York must also be grown in New York. On the banks of the river in the sunny Hudson Valley, cannabis …

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Department of Corrections’ ban on clergy visits ruled unconstitutional

WILL sued the Department of Corrections on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee The news: Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge William Hue issued a summary decision that the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WIDOC) violated state law and the state constitution when the agency has prohibited Catholic clergy from attending to …

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Township of Liverpool. Discusses Harmful Properties and Additional Police Fee | News, Sports, Jobs

LACROFT – Nuisance dominated much of the discussion on Tuesday afternoon, when Liverpool Township administrators recently met. The three trustees – Dennis Giambroni, Mike Bahen and Keith Burke – were on hand for discussions regarding nuisance properties throughout the township as well as a proposed additional police tax, …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Assigns Aa1 to Passaic County Improvement Authority, NJ County Guaranteed Bonds; stable outlook

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. THE CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF THE ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS …

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Hays profits rise as employers compete to fill vacancies

A view over the London skyline shows the City of London’s financial district as seen from St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Britain February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/ Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Hays sees fees in the quarter jump 23% Rival PageGroup reports 26% increase in …

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EY and IBM extend their alliance to

Talent Center of Excellence joins capabilities and technologies from EY and IBM AI and hybrid cloud solutions to be developed for the transformation of HR services LONDON, May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EY and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announce the expansion of their alliance through a new initiative to help …

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Marijuana sales could become legal in Sacramento County

A vote by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon could pave the way for the first legalized cannabis sales in unincorporated areas of Sacramento County. Supervisors were to vote on a plan to put on the ballot in November an authorization that would allow marijuana companies to …

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EU froze 13.8 billion euros in Russian assets over Ukraine war, official says

European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders addresses the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, July 12 (Reuters) – The European Union has so far frozen 13.8 billion euros ($13.83 billion) in …

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Overdue property tax statements have been mailed

Overdue property tax notices for 2021 that are due in 2022 have been mailed out, according to Routt County Treasurer Lane Iacovetto. Taxpayers who submitted their tax payment after July 1 may still receive an overdue return in the mail due to print and mail processing time. Per state law, …

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NORMA Group SE: Release according to article 40, section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of a distribution on a European scale

Announcement of DGAP voting rights: NORMA Group SE NORMA Group SE: Release according to article 40, section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of a distribution on a European scale 11.07.2022 / 14:06 Dissemination of …

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Law firm executives – Don’t be a Boris Johnson

Just for fun, let’s imagine that the outgoing Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, was a chief of staff of lawyers. A partner is accused of bullying. He ignores her. A partner breaks the COVID rules. He ignores her. Amid a company-wide diversity spurt, he utters racial and …

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Uber courted politicians to help it expand globally despite its ‘other than legal’ status, leaked documents show

Topline A wealth of documents leaked to The Guardian suggest ride-sharing giant Uber knowingly defied local regulations, courted powerful officials and even viewed possible violence against its drivers as political leverage during a period of rapid global expansion under co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick …

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Binance expands its crypto roots in Europe, after France and Italy it is now Spain

Global Blockchain service provider Binance announced on July 8, 2022 that its Spanish subsidiary, Moon Tech Spain, SL, has obtained registration as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) by the Bank of Spain. According to Binance, this registration will allow them to offer crypto-asset exchange and custody services in Spain …

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Tax Court in Brief | Kotrides c. Commissioner | Due Process for Collections, Abuse of Discretionary Power and Summary Judgment | law of the free man

law of the free man‘s”The Tax Court in briefcovers all of the Tax Court’s substantive opinions, providing a weekly summary of its decisions in clear, concise prose. For a link to our podcast on the Tax Court in a nutshell, download here or watch other episodes of The Freeman Bill. …

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Legal sports betting survey finds increased support

A growing number of Americans support legalizing professional sports betting, according to a new poll. The Washington Post-University of Maryland poll found that 66% of Americans support betting on professional sports. That number is up 11 percentage points from 2017, a year before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way …

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Biden issues executive order in response to abortion ruling

The groups called for more tangible actions, such as declaring a separate abortion-related public health emergency. The announcement came as Democratic governors in Maine, Colorado, Rhode Island and North Carolina also signed executive orders this week establishing certain abortion protections in those states. The Senate Judiciary and Health, Education, Labor …

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Cook County Homeowners Say: Pay the Property Tax Relief They Wrongly Obtained

A wealthy couple have agreed to repay more than $67,000 in property tax relief they wrongly claimed over two years for their 58th floor condo at Water Tower Place. The daughter of a dead mobster must repay $16,271 in tax breaks she got after her father’s name was repeatedly signed …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Confirms Baa1 for Southeast Georgia (GA) Health System; stable outlook

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. THE CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF THE ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS …

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Kanye West is forcing small businesses to rethink Ye-inspired branding

Kanye West is appearing on Creative Bloq more than we ever imagined. But as long as he dips his finger in the design, that’s what we’re here for. Yeezy’s latest story is up our street as he’s taken legal action against a restaurant for overusing Kanye in their branding. A …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Downgrades YMCA of Greater Houston, TX Area to Ba1; negative outlook

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. THE CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF THE ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS …

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mike jones | Does the sport have a legal basis to collect performance data?

At the elite level of sport, an athlete’s ability to increase performance levels through marginal gains is often the difference between success and failure. Opportunities for marginal gains exist in all aspects of elite-level sport, from power, recovery and more ‘left field’ angles – such as the Sky team of …

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Bill making divorce legal reintroduced in 19th Congress

A bill to legalize divorce in the country was reintroduced in the 19th Congress. In House Bill (HB) 78, Albay Rep. Edcel C. Lagman, the main author of previous bills legislating absolute divorce, pointed out that there are only two sovereign states in the world where divorce is illegal: the …

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City of Rio Rancho GRT Revenue Bond Ratings Upgraded by Moody’s

Due to the City of Rio Rancho’s credit quality, strong revenue performance and debt service coverage levels, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the City of Rio’s senior revenue bond rating Rancho’s Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) rating ($5.9 million) from Aa3 to Aa2, and the city’s GRT subordinated bond rating ($19.3 million) …

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PennantPark Variable Rate Capi – GuruFocus.com

MIAMI, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (the “Company”) (: PFLT) (TASE: PFLT) declares its monthly distribution for June 2022 of $0.095 per share, payable July 1, 2022 to shareholders of record as of June 17, 2022. The distribution is expected to be paid out …

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Bank wins private jet battle against absentee former executive

By Grace Dixon (July 1, 2022, 6:11 p.m. EDT) – A federal judge in Massachusetts has granted $4.3 million in default judgments against a former real estate executive, his wife and an entity that the executive has created to transfer ownership of a plane he is accused of buying with …

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California’s ‘private attorney general’ law is constitutional, court rules

Trade group says state must monitor worker lawsuits But state law already provides for it, the appeals court ruled. (Reuters) – A California appeals court has rejected a business group’s claim that a single law allowing workers to sue their employers on behalf of the state is unconstitutional. A unanimous …

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Alabama cites Supreme Court ruling on abortion in transgender youth case

June 30 (Reuters) – Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, Alabama cited the ruling in a bid to ban parents from getting blockers puberty and certain other medical treatments for their transgender children. The citation came in an appeal by …

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