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July 13, 2017

Asia stocks shrug off cyber attack, North Korea threat hitting two-year high

By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Resilient Asian stocks edged up to and including two-year at the top of Monday, trembling off threats from with a ransomware attack that locked some 200,000 computers in additional than 150 countries in the weekend, a missile test by North Korea, and weak U.S. data. Oil prices leaped after […]

June 27, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts until March 2018

By Chen Aizhu BEIJING (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world’s two top oil producers, agreed on Monday to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 in a bid to erode a global crude glut, pushing up prices. The timing of the announcement ahead of OPEC’s next official meeting […]

June 14, 2017

A holiday in greece cuts 2017 growth forecast

ATHENS (Reuters) – A holiday in greece cut its 2017 growth forecast to at least one.8 percent from 2.7 %, based on a mid-term budget plan unveiled late on Saturday, driven by uncertainty brought on by delays in concluding the most recent overview of bailout reforms. A holiday in greece and it is foreign creditors […]

May 28, 2017

Oil soars in Asia on Saudi, Russian comments on crude cut extension – Crude prices rallied dramatically after Saudi Arabia and Russia stated they decided on the necessity to extend output cuts into March the coming year and despite less strong than seen China industrial output for April so that as North Korea rattled markets having a statement its latest missile test in the weekend was […]

May 14, 2017

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden

SCOTUS Resolves Circuit Split in CAFA Amount in Controversy Burden This installment of the Hoosier Litigation Blog looks at the Class Action Fairness Act’s amount in controversy requirement and this week’s Supreme Court decision in Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Company, LLC v. Owens in which the Court resolved a circuit split, but not without controversy. […]

May 12, 2017

Old Facebook Comments Justified Dismissal

Old Facebook Comments Justified Dismissal In British Waterways Board v Smith UKEATS/0004/15/SM, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) examined whether an employer acted lawfully when dismissing an employee for gross misconduct due to remarks he had made on Facebook two years earlier. Mr Smith was employed as a manual worker for British Waterways (BW). In 2013, […]

May 9, 2017

One step closer to safer children in Florida

One step closer to safer children in Florida Earlier this week, the Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously passed SB 518, which would require children between the ages of four and seven to be restrained in a booster seat while in a car.  This is a big step forward in keeping these children safer during an […]

May 7, 2017

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments

Impact of Reclassification on Pole Attachments The Order recognizes that the deployment of communications networks and broadband infrastructure depends heavily on access to utility poles on reasonable rates, terms and conditions. Accordingly, the Order declined to forebear from applying the federal Pole Attachment Act (Section 224), and associated FCC rules, with respect to providers of broadband […]