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California Consumer Finance Litigation

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"Deconstructing what happens in law." A particular focus on consumer law and class-action litigation, and lead-paint litigation in particular. Some posts amount to professional-skills pep talks, and others recap recent episodes of Boston Legal . Marler Blog "Providing commentary on food poisoning outbreaks and litigation." Daily updates on food-borne illness reports and resulting nationwide product recalls as well as commentary on what governments and corporations should do as far as responding to current outbreaks and preventing future outbreaks. The Bizop News "Misleading advertising law: due diligence ...
Citigroup Inc. has the world's largest financial services network, spanning 140 countries with approximately 16,000 offices worldwide. The company employs approximately 260,000 staff around the world, and holds over 200 million customer accounts in more than 140 countries. It is a primary dealer in US Treasury securities. Citigroup suffered huge losses during the global financial crisis of 2008 and was rescued in November 2008 in a massive bailout by the U.S. government. 2 Its largest shareholders include funds from the Middle East and Singapore . On February 27, 2009, Citigroup announced that the United States government ...
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Well, here’s all (well, almost), what you know about the economic environment, international law, the election and campaign law, consumer law, class actions, the Constitution, Internet, publishing, advertising, media, labor and advertising rights of privacy, estate planning, wills, trusts, water law, agriculture, insurance, bad faith, a psychologist and psychotherapist defense, education law and child accidents. In addition, you will find everything you need to know (and mostly) in cases of injury, auto accidents, brain injury, wrongful death, business, real estate, landlord and tenant, the union rightful owners, design, ... market research, surveys and trends

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The deal between House and Senate negotiators, sealed just before sunrise on Friday, imposes new rules on some of the riskiest business practices and exotic investment instruments. It also levies hefty fees on the financial services industry, essentially forcing big banks and hedge funds to pay the projected $20 billion, five-year cost of the new oversight that they will face. And it empowers regulators to liquidate failing financial companies, fundamentally altering the balance between government and industry. The sponsors of the legislation expect that Congress will approve the legislation this week and that President ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Seventh Circuit Allows Closely Held Corporation to Deduct $17 ...
The Seventh Circuit reversed the Tax Court's holding that a closely held corporation could deduct only about $7 million of a $17 million CEO bonus based on a percentage of pretax net income. The appellate court's decision rejected the Tax Court's view that a repayment agreement in the event of IRS challenge was evidence that a dividend had been intended. It also rejected the Tax Court's methodology which concluded the CEO was overpaid relative to the compensation of CEOs of publicly held corporations in the same business. Menard, Inc. v Commissioner (CA 7 3/10/2009) For an employer to deduct compensation ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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was found liable for not paying the U.K. creators of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” their share of profits from the quiz show broadcast on Disney’s ABC network. A federal court jury in Riverside, California, yesterday awarded $269.4 million in damages to Celador International Ltd. The jurors agreed that Disney’s Buena Vista Television and ABC breached an agreement that entitled Celador to 50 percent of the profits from the show, which first aired in the U.S. in 1999 and helped lift the network to first place from third in audience ratings. “We believe this verdict is fundamentally wrong and will aggressively seek to have it ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
More Chicagoans tapped by Obama White House: Tilton, Hite to Export Council
President Obama Provides Progress Report on National Export Initiative, Announces Members of the President's Export Council Goal of doubling exports over five years to support millions of American jobs is on track WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Barack Obama will provide a progress report on the National Export Initiative (NEI), which shows that the President's goal of doubling exports and supporting several million new jobs over five years is on track, and that exports in the first four months of 2010 grew almost 17 percent from the same period last year. Since the President called for the NEI in his State of the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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State Bar of California Business Law Section Consumer Financial ...
Jan 20, 2010 ... Mr. O'Rielly publishes a blog entitled California Consumer Finance Litigation,. (www.consumerfinancelitigation.com) reporting on recent ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CORP :: Meet the Commissioner - Preston DuFauchard
Preston DuFauchard was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as Commissioner for the California Department of Corporations in June 2006.  As Commissioner, he served as Co-Chair of the Governor’s 2006 Task Force on Military Financial Protection, and currently serves as a member of the California Industrial Development Finance Advisory Committee.  He is a member of the Board of Directors for the North American Securities Administrators Association, and a former member of the board of the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators.  Prior to government service, Mr. DuFauchard ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT PRIOR LEGAL TEACHING EMPLOYMENT
California Western School of Law « San Diego, California ... within the Appellate Practice Group, the Consumer Finance Litigation Group, and the ...
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Google in Violation of California Privacy Act?
who believe Google violates California's online privacy act by not having a prominent link to their privacy statement from their home page. Okay, I think Google is in violation. They�re not an �online service� for purposes of the act... These services had to be differentiated, because they might not be able to present a privacy policy through a webpage, as the law requires. ...It takes 3 clicks to get to Google�s privacy policy. The provision concerning �first significant page� is to deal with websites that have �splash� pages. It�s hard to believe that the �first significant page� on Google is its �about� page... It�s ...
How much do paralegals get paid in california? Do they work ...
The opportunities for a paralegal really depends on the specialty. The most in demand paralegals are those in the litigation field; followed by corporate paralegals who are responsible for maintaining corporate records, articles of incorporation, etc. While the "least" markeable [but the "highest" paid] paralegals are in the field of intellectual property [i.e., patents, trademarks] and immigration law. In conclusion, choose your paralegal courses accordingly, with emphasis on litigation preparation [discovery], docketing/calendaring of incoming pleadings [calendaring] and trial preparation [creating Exhibit tabs, Bajii jury ...