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Thomson Reuters to Host the Fifth Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong
10/7/2014 12:41:56 PM
Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that the 5th Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit will take place in Hong Kong on 29 - 30 October, 2014. The Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit provides a forum for regional and global regulatory bodies and policy makers within the financial services industry across the …
Lufthansa Cargo to Operate All Flights despite Strike
10/7/2014 11:02:56 AM
Good news for customers of Lufthansa Cargo: the airline plans to operate all of its flights despite the walkout announced by the pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit. The strike was set to ground all cargo flights scheduled to depart from Frankfurt on Wednesday and Thursday.  Two flights will be departing earlier than scheduled, allowing them to bypass the strike period. As …
GEO World Wide and GEObet Gaming Network Joint Venture on Tribes
10/6/2014 12:31:23 PM
London UK - Gerry Gionet, founder of the GEObet Gaming Network and the newly launched GEO World Wide, today announced a joint venture between the two entities to create a comprehensive set of tribal development opportunities.  Gionet said “We have said that the easiest path for tribal economic development is to embrace cyberspace as a business, through partnership with our …
Kaspersky Lab & INTERPOL Report: Every Fifth Android User Faces Cyber-Attacks
Kaspersky Lab & INTERPOL Report: Every Fifth Android User Faces Cyber-Attacks
10/6/2014 8:52:03 AM
According to the results of the “Mobile cyber-threats” survey carried out by Kaspersky Lab and INTERPOL between August 2013 and July 2014, every fifth Android-based device protected by Kaspersky Lab security solutions was attacked by malware at least once during the reporting period. The most popular malicious programs are SMS Trojans that send messages to premium rate …
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 to Address The New Global Context
10/3/2014 9:33:13 AM
2,500 leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society, academia, media and the arts will convene in Davos-Klosters in January for the World Economic Forum’s 45th Annual Meeting The theme, The New Global Context, reflects the current period of profound political, economic, social and technological change Meeting will advance over 50 Forum-led …
Whistleblowers Blog Series: “Whistleblowers Are Key to the DOJ’s Ability to Protect the Taxpayers from Fraud”
10/2/2014 1:17:30 PM
A new installment of the  Whistleblowers  Blog’s  25 part series on the False Claims Act was published today.  “Whistleblowers Are Key to the DOJ’s Ability to Protect the Taxpayers from Fraud”  is the third post in this series.  The purpose of this series is to combat the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most …
News Brief: AVSEC World Conference to Discuss Critical Challenges to Aviation Security
10/2/2014 10:10:29 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that AVSEC World, the leading conference and exhibition devoted to aviation security, will take place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. The annual event is expected to attract more than 300 delegates in security-related activities at airlines, airports, government agencies, defense and equipment and technology …
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
Botched private cosmetic surgery numbers on the rise
10/2/2014 10:06:53 AM
The cosmetic surgery industry is booming in the UK but unfortunately the number of botched private operations is also on the increase. Many people are falling victim to botched cosmetic surgery performed in particular by foreign surgeons.  The surgeons fly into the UK and use private UK clinics. However many private clinics where these surgeons are practicing, refuse to …
Duke Energy enhances its coal ash management operations
10/2/2014 10:02:17 AM
Duke Energy today announced the creation of a national panel of independent experts to help guide the company’s strategy around permanent coal ash storage solutions and a new, centralized internal organization to manage all coal combustion products, including coal ash. The company is responding to lessons learned from the accidental spill of ash into the Dan River earlier …
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation releases its first-ever, multi-year examination of reported industrial pollution in North America
10/1/2014 2:16:43 PM
The latest edition of the  Taking Stock  report  details pollutant releases and transfers across the region from 2005 through 2010, with an in-depth review of releases from the pulp and paper industry. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has released a  comprehensive report  on the changing face of industrial pollution in North America, covering the years …
NAB Statement on Release of Incentive Auction Info Packages
10/1/2014 1:58:24 PM
In response to the FCC’s release of information packages for broadcast TV stations regarding participation in the broadcast spectrum incentive auction, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith: "It is clear the FCC staff put a great deal of work into developing this piece on reverse auction pricing, which is a key component of the …
The FDA takes steps to strengthen cybersecurity of medical devices
10/1/2014 1:56:40 PM
To strengthen the safety of medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized recommendations to manufacturers for managing cybersecurity risks to better protect patient health and information. The final guidance, titled “ Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices ,” recommends that manufacturers consider …
Commercial Tenant in Bakersfield Faced with Mold Dilemma
Commercial Tenant in Bakersfield Faced with Mold Dilemma
9/30/2014 4:51:13 PM
Last month, KBAK broadcasted a story about a Bakersfield, California business owner and her unexpected discovery that has disrupted plans for her new endeavor.  According to the report, the business owner thought she had found the perfect location to open her new business and signed a lease.  Shortly after signing the lease, she noticed a musty smell in the bathroom. Upon …
Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Illinois ’Top Lists’ by Leading Lawyers Network
9/30/2014 12:29:43 PM
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that five attorneys from its Chicago office have been named to several ‘Top Lists’ in the Leading Lawyer Network’s Top Business Lawyers list in Illinois and featured in the September 2014 business edition of Leading Lawyers Magazine . Leslie Klein , co-chair of the Global Benefits & Compensation …
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
The Health and Safety at Work Act Turns Forty!
9/30/2014 4:54:14 AM
The Health and Safety at Work Act recently reached its 40th anniversary. The Act was introduced in 1974 in a bid to reduce workplace accidents and to make employers better protect their workers from harm. The Act sets out guidelines and rules for employees to follow to protect not only their employees, but also members of the public, as well as guidelines for employees …
Greenberg Traurig Miami Hosts Legal Training for Attorneys Representing Unaccompanied Children in Immigration Court Proceedings
9/29/2014 2:44:27 PM
The international law firm Greenberg Traurig ’s Miami office recently hosted a legal training providing attorneys with information and resources necessary to represent children in immigration court proceedings, including children who are victims of violence, trafficking, and other abuse. The event was co-sponsored by The AILA South Florida Pro Bono Committee, Americans …
National Law Journal Names Whistleblower Rights Firm as one of America’s Top Plaintiff’s Law Firms
National Law Journal Names Whistleblower Rights Firm as one of America’s Top Plaintiff’s Law Firms
9/29/2014 12:12:58 PM
Washington, D.C., September 29, 2014.  In recognition of the growing importance of whistleblower litigation, The National Law Journal named the whistleblower advocacy law firm of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto as one of top fifty plaintiff’s law firms in the United States.  The firm’s partners were officially named as among “ America’s Elite Trial Lawyers. ”  In its September …
Let Them Fly: CEA Applauds FAA’s Ruling on Drones
9/26/2014 11:31:44 AM
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® issued the following statement on behalf of CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro regarding today’s announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) permitting the use of camera-equipped drones on movie sets: “Today’s decision by the FAA is an important milestone as the agency develops rules to allow unmanned aircraft to …
Deloitte receives top awards at International Tax Review’s Americas Tax Awards
9/26/2014 10:45:07 AM
The Deloitte network of member firms (Deloitte) was given top regional honors by International Tax Review at the annual Americas Tax Awards. Deloitte received four regional awards: Americas Tax Innovator of the Year, Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year, North America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year and Latin America Indirect Tax Team of the Year. The Deloitte network won …
Vero Beach Personal Injury Attorney, Keith Bregoff ESQ. discusses the sweeping changes to Florida’s no fault (PIP) insurance laws
9/25/2014 3:14:06 PM
Florida Legislature made broad, sweeping changes to Florida’s Injury Protection (PIP) law, limiting payouts and coverage. PIP is a type of automobile protection that covers an insured’s medical expenses and lost wages, or can supply a survivor benefit in fatal events. PIP is referred to as “no-fault” protection, due to the fact that PIP advantages are paid regardless who is …