Tag Archives: REGION

Trump’s Border Wall Obsession Is a Threat to the Southwest Border Region

To save lives, preserve habitats, and ensure thriving border communities, Congress should stop funding President Trump’s border wall. Given all the false rhetoric and rage that drive President Trump’s fixation on building his border wall, it’s critically important to step … Continue reading

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Credit Suisse to pay $30 million for Asia-Pacific region FCPA violations

By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.Credit Suisse Group AG will pay almost $30 million in disgorgement and interest to resolve charges that it violated the FCPA. The SEC charged the company with seeking to win business in the Asia-Pacific region by … Continue reading

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Average Hourly Divorce Attorney Rate By Region [Infographic]

One of the biggest factors that contributes to the high cost of divorce is the hourly rate attorneys typically charge. Hourly rates can vary quite dramatically depending on many different factors, including the size and prestige of the law firm … Continue reading

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York Region Open for (Retail) Business on Public Holidays

Businesses and shoppers in York Region may rejoice, but retail workers maybe not so much. On November 16, 2017 the Regional Municipality of York passed the controversial Holiday Shopping Bylaw (“Bylaw”), which permits retail businesses in York Region to remain … Continue reading

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UN calls for end to fighting in disputed Sudan Kordofan region

[JURIST] UN Officials and the UN Security Council [official website] on Monday called for an end to fighting [press release] in the Southern Kordofan area of Sudan [BBC backgrounder]. Ivan Simonovic, Assistant Secretary-General for UN Office of the High Commissioner … Continue reading

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