Wells & Drew

Immigration Law Wanted Repealed by State Senator

8/6/2011   A legislation that aims to repeal the new anti-illegal immigrant law in Alabama is being planned by a state senator. Sen. Bill Beasley, a Democrat from Clayton, said Friday that the law is already having an effect on
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‘Bond King’ Gundlach and TCW Due to Have a Face Off in court

8/5/2011   In a court battle that is expected to be closely monitored by the financial sector, TCW Group, a Los Angeles money management giant, is filing a lawsuit against Jeffrey Gundlach, TCW’s former chief investment officer. TCW alleged that
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Google and Oracle Criticized by Judge in Patent Case

8/5/2011   A judge in charge of Oracle’s patent infringement case hinted that it may have to lower down its multi-billion dollar damage suit against the Android OS of Google. This is an indication of possible limitations of patent-related cases
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Is SEO Right for Your Business?

You likely know by now that many businesses use professional Search Engine Optimization (SEO) services to attract new clients.  As a consumer yourself, you know that when the time comes to seek out a service or product, you (and countless
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SEC Ruling on Standard Ponzi Incites a Conflict with Investor Fund

8/4/2011   Two years ago, when R. Allen Stanford’s assets were frozen by regulators and filed a case against him for running a Ponzi scheme worth $7 billion, around 20,000 were left wondering whether or not they would ever get
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Final Rule to Implement Dodd-Frank Provisions Approved by Bank Regulator

8/4/2011   The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the agency that watches over national banks, on Wednesday has finalized a rule to implement Dodd-Frank law directives on when federal law would be able to override state consumer-protection laws.
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Loophole in Campaign Law Discovered by a Tennessee GOP

8/3/2011   In spite of the ban on in-session fundraising, lobbying firms and special interests groups that have business before the General Assembly this spring gave tens of thousands of dollars at a Tennessee Republican Party fundraising activity that will
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MPG Upgrade Opposed by Auto Industry

8/3/2011   Two years after American carmakers and President Barack Obama embraced grand plans for new gas mileage standards, the U.S. auto industry, which rebounded after government bailouts, is now strongly opposing high efficiency targets for next generation vehicles. Starting
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Legal Roadblocks Slows Down Food Trucks in Oakland

8/2/2011   Every Friday after office hours, a convoy of food trucks has been rolling into North Oakland to set up shop. They have been doing this since the middle of June and every time they turn up, they were
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Phone Radiation Law Makes its Way Again in San Francisco

8/2/2011   A revamped law that requires cell phone retailers to inform consumers about radiation levels in the devices they sell will again be voted upon by San Francisco officials. The debate around the law encapsulates present arguments about the
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