Monthly Archives: June 2022

Real Estate – Tax Lien – Language Assistance Notice – Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Supreme Court of Rotary By: RI Lawyers Weekly Staff June 30, 2022 When a defendant who obtained a deed of collection under a tax sale filed a “motion for foreclosure of the right of redemption”, a notice of language assistance was not required to be included with service of the …

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Q&A: Building regulations and compliance in Qatar

Regulation and compliance Licensing procedures Do foreign designers and contractors need to be licensed locally to work and, if so, what are the consequences of working without a licence? While contractors only need business or branch registration with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, designers need to register and obtain …

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Debt collectors’ pay-to-pay fees are ‘often illegal’: watchdog agency

Anchiy | E+ | Getty Images Some “unwanted” fees often collected by debt collectors are illegal under federal law, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday. Collection agents charge so-called “pay-to-pay” fees, also known as convenience fees, when consumers make a payment online or over the phone, according to the …

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Services adapt to a changing regulatory landscape

Legal League 100 President Stephen M. Hladik welcomes attendees to the 2022 Legal League 100 Spring Summit In mid-May, Legal League 100 held its Spring Summit at the Joule in Dallas, Texas. An event open to all Legal League 100 members, associate members, mortgage services professionals and government officials, the …

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Gray and Balint campaigns go tit for tat on super PACs

Becca Balint in June 2021, left, and Molly Gray in May 2022. File photos by Mike Dougherty and Natalie Williams/VTDigger Super PACs have yet to buy a single ad in the Vermont Democratic primary for US House, the headline race in this year’s historic election. But a campaign is nonetheless …

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Wells Fargo says it will cover employee travel costs for legal abortion services

Wells Fargo, which operates the largest banking branch systems in the United States and the Philadelphia area, told its 246,000 employees on Monday that effective Friday, July 1, “we are expanding coverage for our travel benefits to include reimbursement of transport costs”. and accommodation fees for legal abortion-related services” for …

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FBI Washington Field Office Announces Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund as Recipient of 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award — FBI

WASHINGTON—Deputy Director-in-Charge Steven M. D’Antuono is pleased to announce that the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) is the recipient of the 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) for Washington Field Office (WFO). On Monday, June 27, 2022, SALDEF Executive Director Kiran Kaur Gill and Program Manager …

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Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino still owes the IRS $2.3 million in back taxes

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino’s tax troubles aren’t quite in the rearview mirror yet. According HotNewHipHopthe jerseyshore star still owes the IRS $2.3 million in back taxes. Sorrentino received a tax lien in April for taxes due between the years 2010 and 2016 – this does not include 2014. Regarding The …

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June 19 to June 25, 2022

Case title: Ernst & Young, US LLP v ACIT Citation: 2022 LiveLaw (Del) 586 The bench of the Delhi High Court consisting of Justice Manmohan and Justice Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora ruled that the right to file an objection to the show cause notice cannot be denied due to a …

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The Supreme Court that turns right-wing grievances into law

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, allowing state governments to force women into childbirth, is the result of decades of right-wing political advocacy, organizing and electoral victory. It is also only the beginning of the Court’s mission to reshape all of American society according to conservative demands, without …

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Sharon Stone candidly says she ‘lost 9 children to miscarriage’, and more news | Gallery

By the editors of Wonderwall.com 3:10 p.m. PDT, June 24, 2022 Sharon Stone reveals past miscarriages, says women shouldn’t have to endure the experience alone After spotting a post about “Dancing With the Stars” alum Peta Murgatroyd’s recent pregnancy loss on Instagram, Sharon Stone revealed in a comment that she’s …

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Port Hamilton Refining Releases Refinery Ownership Statement | New

Both Port Hamilton Refining and Transportation and Government House released statements a day after a surprise announcement by West Indies Petroleum Limited that the Jamaica-based company had no properties at the Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix. “The Limetree Bay Refinery was successfully purchased earlier this year by Port Hamilton …

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Appeals court returns Westin lawsuit to trial judge | Legal

Westin Nashville A dispute of several years between the owners of the downtown Westin Nashville hotel and its former managers, Wischermann Partners, is not yet over. The legal battle began in 2017, when Westin developer Nashville Hospitality Capital fired Wischermann Partners, alleging the Minnesota-based hotel company was working inappropriately at …

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Hydrogen in Australia – The States of the Game | Insights and Events

Introduction In May, we published a legal update on the recent Australian federal election (here) and what a new Labor government could mean for the renewable energy industry in Australia. The note pointed out that no specific legislation was planned for hydrogen. Australian states have been more active in trying …

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Ohio Property Tax – Ohio Severely Restricts School Districts’ Rights to Challenge Property Values ​​| Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Recently Adopted HB 126 significantly changes the rights and procedures for local school districts (among other government entities) to challenge property assessments for property taxes. The changes described below will affect current and future assessment complaints and appeals. Therefore, now is the time for property owners to review their approach …

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Research: Rating Action: Moody’s Affirms Aaa/VMIG 1 on Florida Development Finance Corporation (Brightline Florida Passenger Rail Expansion Project) Revenue Bonds, Series 2021A

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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USC Gould School of Law Announces New Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the law becomes an increasingly integral part of society, the Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California has introduced a new undergraduate degree: the Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. This innovative degree program prepares students to understand how law shapes modern culture and …

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Reviews | Why Watergate-era campaign finance laws failed

Placeholder while loading article actions Ellen L. Weintraub is a commissioner with the Federal Election Commission. Burglars who broke into Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate office complex 50 years ago sparked cover-ups, investigations, constitutional crises, presidential resignation, profound damage to Americans’ faith in government and a series of …

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What to do when the notice of balance owing from the IRS arrives

Much has been made of the IRS suspending some of its compliance and collection notices in 2022. Specifically, the IRS announced that it would remove many reminder notices of balance owing until the ‘IRS is catching up on processing paper returns, correspondence, and other backlogged items. But tax professionals and …

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Should contracts contain anti-corruption clauses? – Comment

IntroductionDo Vietnamese companies pay attention to the fight against corruption when drafting contracts?Why include an anti-corruption clause?What are the consequences of a lack of attention to the fight against corruption when drafting contracts?Example of an anti-corruption clause​Comment Introduction Corruption can occur in various contractual areas, ranging from employment contracts to …

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Airbus CEO says in talks with Qatar over A350 dispute

Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury speaks during a visit by German Economics and Climate Protection Minister Robert Habeck to the Airbus research facilities in Hamburg, Germany, on 18 January 2022. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DOHA, June 19 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) is in talks …

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Reinventing age equality at work

In 2015, the Australian Human Rights Commission found that 27% of older workers had experienced age discrimination at work in the past two years. Seven years later, little has changed. Age discrimination is still common in the workplace, affecting both older and younger workers. Aging is not just a problem …

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Don’t be tricked by common scams

Every year, various types of scams appear. Scam artists manage to steal millions of dollars each year through cleverly designed efforts to fool the unwitting. Since COVID-19, the IRS has sent several warnings that scammers are more active than ever. Recently, the IRS warned consumers to beware of three types …

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Ireland tapped by consultancy firms over scope of Russian sanctions – The Irish Times

Consulting firms have lobbied the government for legal clearance of sanction rules so they can liquidate Russia-linked companies. Consulting firms and law firms are expected to earn lucrative fees by liquidating companies linked to sanctioned Russian parties, but fear falling foul of the sanctions themselves. They asked for clarification on …

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Austin City Council approves resolution to encourage raising minimum age for purchase of AR-15 type weapons

The resolution orders Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk to ‘explore all options’ to allow the city to restrict the sale of these weapons to people under 21, despite a Texas law prohibiting local governments to define their own restrictions on firearms. Lawmakers passed the resolution with a 10-1 vote. Council …

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Liberal Justice Sotomayor Says US Supreme Court’s ‘Mistakes’ Can Be Corrected

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – Liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor said on Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s “mistakes” in high-profile cases can be corrected over time as she strikes a positive tone before a decision in which his conservative majority should restrict the right to abortion. Sotomayor, speaking in Washington …

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7th Cir. Says debt owner missed a chance for Eatery’s deed

By Rick Archer (June 16, 2022, 7:25 p.m. EDT) — The Seventh Circuit determined Thursday that a property tax lien buyer had no right to the deed of a bankrupt restaurant, saying it had missed the opportunity to challenge the cash payment promised in the owners’ bankruptcy plan. While saying …

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Variable Capital Companies

By Shianee Calcutteea, Partner; Sahirun Subadar, Associate and Vartika Sahai, Legal Executive at Bowmans Mauritius The concept of variable capital company (VDC) was first presented by the Minister of Finance in his budget speech for the period 2020 to 2021. The Minister discussed the need to improve the competitiveness of …

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State takes ‘holistic’ approach to fatherhood

Florida is preparing to launch mentoring and outreach programs aimed at boosting parenting skills for fathers and, in turn, helping at-risk youth as part of a $70 million initiative. The initiative was included in a new law (HB 7065) unanimously approved this year by the Legislative Assembly and signed by …

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Rudolph Giuliani sues Smartmatic to recover legal fees in Fox News lawsuit

NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Rudolph Giuliani has sued Smartmatic to recover legal costs as he defends against his $2.7 billion lawsuit accusing him, Fox News Network and others of falsely claimed the company helped rig the 2020 US presidential election, so Joe Biden would defeat Donald Trump. In …

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Get help paying your property tax

How to register The deadline to apply each year is June 1. If a person is the sole owner of a principal residence, an application is required. If a married couple is the sole owner of a principal residence, only one application is required. If multiple unmarried owners are claiming …

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Nigeria making progress, says NCC – TechEconomy.ng

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said significant progress has been made towards rolling out fifth generation (5G) for a digital economy. Africa’s largest economy believes youth-driven tech developments promise a brighter future in Nigeria’s digital economy. A digital economy is one that is based on digital computing technologies, but is …

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Double jeopardy: Barrett defeats Gorsuch on tribal law

Placeholder while loading article actions In a remarkable 6-3 decision written by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the Supreme Court allowed the federal government to retry and reconvict an Indian tribesman who had already been tried and convicted by a special federal administrative tribunal for Native Americans. Judge Neil Gorsuch wrote …

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Political ideology influences managerial decisions such as mask-wearing in federal judiciary, study finds – The Source

Federal District judges appointed by Republican presidents have been found to be less likely to require masks to be worn in the courtroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, new law school research finds. Washington University in St. Louis. “We find strong evidence that political ideology influenced the management of the justice …

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In lobbying probe, ethics commission spokesperson faces $4 million threat

ALBANY — In early 2021, a lobby group bought more than $850,000 worth of television ads airing across New York City encouraging residents to contact their state senators and oppose tax increases. Deep-pocketed lobby groups typically must disclose donors providing more than $2,500 — under a state law designed to …

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Millions of Americans will get an important letter from the IRS this month – why ignoring it could cost you

MILLIONS can expect to receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service this month – and it won’t be an early Christmas card. This will apply to a group that has not paid enough tax and will receive a CP14 letter in the mail, which is sent to taxpayers with …

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Government loses legal battle over $111m arbitration award to Reliance, Shell

An Indian Air Force Mil Mi-17 helicopter approaching an oil rig in the Panna oilfield, about 100 km southwest of Mumbai. Photo: ET now digital The government has lost an appeal in the English High Court against a $111 million arbitration award in favor of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and …

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Gun reforms are popular. Why don’t our laws reflect this?

Universal background checks are perhaps the most popular policy ever to be enacted at the federal level. For more than two decades, polls constantly showed that between 80 and 90% of Americans Support extending checks to cover private sales, with high support consistently found among Republicans and gun owners. Other …

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Partially completed Seattle skyscraper faces delays and privileges

A partially completed skyscraper in Seattle’s Denny Triangle neighborhood is behind schedule and facing claims from subcontractors who say they haven’t been fully paid. It’s a blow to a project that has drawn attention for its peculiar design in Seattle: British Columbia-based developer Westbank plans to suspend a disused Boeing …

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Former Shopify Top Lawyer Joins 1Password as Chief Legal Officer

1Password, a digital privacy and security company valued at around $6.8 billion earlier this year, has hired Erin Zipes to be its first chief legal officer. Zipes was associate general counsel and corporate secretary at Shopify Inc., which last summer named her acting head of the legal department. She left …

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State Report Finds District 60 Violated HIPAA to Access Employee Immunization Records

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) — A report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment obtained by 13 Investigations found Pueblo School District 60 violated HIPAA laws to access employee vaccination information. The report says D60 “did not obtain written permission from staff before querying the CIIS for their vaccination …

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Lindsie Chrisley ‘deeply saddened’ for estranged parents Todd and Julie after guilty verdict in fraud trial

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Lindsie Chrisley has broken her silence to reveal her sadness after her estranged parents, Todd and Julie Chrisley, were found guilty of 12 counts of tax evasion and bank fraud following a years-long federal investigation . “I know most of you are …

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Atlantic Union Bank sells its investment advisory arm to Cary Street Partners

Cary Street Partners acquires the Dixon, Hubard, Feinour & Brown registered investment advisory arm of Atlantic Union Bank. (Photo courtesy of Cary Street Partners) An acquisition-hungry downtown investment firm has turned to Richmond’s biggest local bank for its next play in Virginia and its biggest deal ever. Cary Street Partners …

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A new vision of AI

Anant Madabhushi was ready for the next step in his career as a researcher and educator. He was already widely recognized as a pioneer in the emerging field of machine learning, particularly for medical imaging and computer-aided diagnostics. He was the author of over 450 peer-reviewed publications and held over …

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Rick Scott has signed a law raising the age to buy a gun in Florida. But now he opposes doing the same at the federal level

“If you look at the federal government, nothing seems to have happened there,” Scott said while signing the measure, which was prompted by the murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida a few weeks prior. “You’re going to elect people, you expect them to …

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One year since El Salvador announced its Bitcoin adoption plans! what is the latest?

Last year today, Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele announced that the country would introduce a bill to make the Bitcoin cryptocurrency legal tender in the South American nation. Bukele kept his word, making El Salvador the first nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender on September 7, 2021. The president announced …

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Penn Station Project Foes Fund Assembly Candidate who pledges to stop redevelopment

Property owners on the path to a planned redevelopment tied to a Penn Station renovation are paying tens of thousands of dollars to help elect a candidate for state assembly who has vowed to stop the project. Real estate mogul Arnold Gumowitz is the sole funder of Support the West …

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Unused municipal property mostly empty lots

The sale of the Rollins-Crigler building on Second Avenue North, Woody’s on the Water at the marina and the former Gilmer Inn site on Main Street have all made headlines over the past two years. All share a surprising owner: the city of Columbus, which also owns the mall adjacent …

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Police ask for public cooperation to find couple – Journal

MANSEHRA: Police have asked for the public’s help in locating Dua Zahra and her husband as the couple, who married of their own free will in Lahore after escaping from Karachi, went into hiding to escape the ‘arrest. A press release issued on Saturday by the district police and also …

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From deep tech to high finance, why Leeds is drawing businesses north | Technology sector

Mmove to Leeds and take advantage of the jobs boom, says Melissa Berthelot, boss of medical device maker WarnerPatch, who relocated her business from London two years ago to benefit from booming high-tech industry in the town in West Yorkshire. With a shortage of skilled data science and software engineers …

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Sachem Capital Corp. announces the sale of an additional $2.5 million of 7.125% notes resulting from the exercise of the over-allotment option

Sachem Capital Corp. BRANFORD, Conn., June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sachem Capital Corp. (NYSE American: SACH) sold an additional initial $2.5 million of its 7.125% unsecured and unsubordinated notes due 2027 (“Notes”) pursuant to the exercise, in part, of the underwriters’ over-allotment option from the previously announced public offering, …

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Top legal issues facing telehealth platforms as compliance issues simmer for platforms launched during public health emergency

The onset of the COVID-19 public health emergency (“PHE”) has resulted in an increase in the use of telehealth by healthcare providers. Additionally, the PHE has fueled a boom in the number of direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) telehealth platforms, many of which have relied on COVID-19 regulatory waivers to launch and operate …

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Nebraska joins legal push for right of Colorado businesses to deny services to same-sex couples

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) – Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson has joined a lawsuit urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the First Amendment rights of business owners who want to deny services to customers who contradict their religious beliefs. The amicus brief initiative originated in Colorado, where the owner of …

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Head to head analysis of Angel Oak Mortgage (AOMR) and its competitors

Angel Oak Mortgage (NYSE: AOMR – Get a rating) is one of 75 public companies in the Real Estate sector, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Angel Oak Mortgage to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, …

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The legal status of decentralized autonomous organizations: do DAOs require new business structures? Some states think so.

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) sound like something of the future. And in a way, they are. It is a new organizational structure that, in theory, enables decentralized decision-making using blockchains and token voting mechanisms. If these terms are unfamiliar to you, you are not alone. Suffice it to say, there …

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Law School Announces 2022 Dean’s Circle Award Recipients

Photo submitted Left to right: Carol Goforth, Christopher Kelley, Sharon Foster and Tracy Deffebaugh. The U of A School of Law has announced the recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Circle Award. The awards were created to recognize faculty for excellence in teaching and advising, research and scholarship, …

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