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US Govt Report: Patent Law Stifles Drug Innovation (ACS)

A report by the General Accounting Office concludes that current patent law discourages drug companies from developing new drugs by allowing them to make excessive profits through minor changes to existing pharmaceuticals. While pharmaceutical research and development expenses have increased … Continue reading

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Free Credit Report Scores Online – Checking Your Credit Scores On the web Is Easy!

Many people understand the value of regularly monitoring their own credit report scores. Identity theft affects millions annually. Furthermore, credit report score errors can result in credit card or loan denials. Sadly, many people do not take the necessary precautions … Continue reading

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GAO Report Urges IRS, SEC and CFTC to Develop Information-Sharing Arrangements on Financial Derivatives

Noting that financial derivatives are particularly difficult for the US tax code to timely address, the GAO urged the development of a collaborative information-sharing working relationship between the IRS and the SEC and CFTC. IRS officials told the GAO that … Continue reading

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A First: PCAOB Releases a Part II Report for a Big 4 Auditor

A First: PCAOB Releases a Part II Report for a Big 4 Auditor Here's news from Lynn Turner: Yesterday, the PCAOB issued its first ever Part II of an inspection report on a Big 4 audit firm to the public … Continue reading

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Friendly's Bankruptcy Filing Imminent, Says Report

"Friendly's is on the verge of bankruptcy, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The ice cream and casual dining chain will apparently file for Chapter 11 protection as early as next week. The Journal reports that the… … Continue reading

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