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The Death Penalty Dilemma Facing California

Jan 12, 2012 Should capital punishment in California be streamlined or abolished. That is the question that is reaching critical mass in this budget crunching climate. As a long standing confrontation between proponents and…

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Linklaters makes high-profile FTC hire in New York

Aug 8, 2008 Linklaters has recruited Federal Trade Commission (FTC) bureau of competition director Jeff Schmidt for its New York office. Schmidt, whose name has been linked with Linklaters for around six months, is set to join the…

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Microsoft Fined A Record $1.39 Billion By EU

Mar 1, 2008 European Union regulators fined Microsoft Corp. a record 899 million euros ($1.35 billion) for failing to comply with a 2004 antitrust order to stop overcharging for using its patents to connect to Windows. Microsoft…

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Mayer Brown and Clifford Chance bag top EC lawyers

Jan 16, 2008 Mayer Brown has bagged a senior official from the European Commission's competition arm, the second firm to tap the Commission in the space of a week. Andres Font Galarza, who worked in the Commission's directorate…

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Charity Commission scoops former Herbies partner

Jan 3, 2008 Herbert Smith's former head of trusts and charities John Wood has been appointed to the Charity's Commission board, replacing Lindsay Driscoll. Wood, who is currently a consultant in the trusts and charities group at…

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EU starts legal action against Hungary's lex MOL

Nov 14, 2007 EU Internal Market Commissioner Charlie McCreevy has opened legal action against Hungary over the country's so-called Lex MOL law, the bloc's executive European Commission said on Tuesday. "The European Commission has…

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