Monthly Archives: April 2014

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"LaTourette says GOP at crossroads, must shift from right to have shot at White House, Senate," Akron Beacon Journal

Former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette told an Akron crowd Tuesday that the Republican Party is “at a crossroads.”

He said the party must become more moderate and inclusive to have a shot at the White House or a majority in the U.S.

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"LaTourette says his super PAC is there to ‘level the playing field,’" WKSU

A GOP superPAC headed by former Congressman Steve LaTourette is targeting two Republican congressional primaries in which tea party candidates are challenging incumbents. LaTourette says it’s not just a matter of who wins, but of the party’s future. WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports. 

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Steve LaTourette to speak April 22 — Akron Press Club

Steve LaTourette, a former member of Congress from Ohio who currently is a lobbyist, will speak at the Akron Press Club lunch on Tuesday, April 22. Lunch will be at 11:45 a.m. and the program will follow. There will be the opportunity for questions.

Click here for more information or to register.

http://www.akronpressclub.org/201403/steve-latourette-to-speak-april-22-2

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Playing with Employees’ Hours Could Get You in Hot Water under the ACA and FLSA

By:  Kara Maciel, Adam Solander and Lindsay Smith

As the Employer Mandate compliance deadline looms for employers under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) and employers are closely monitoring employee hours, it is critical that employers take appropriate and lawful steps to record all hours worked by an employee.  If employers try to play games and manipulate how time records are maintained, they could find themselves in hot water under both the ACA and the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). 

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Cinnamon Buns & Leadership – Lessons for Legal Marketers & Lawyers

Ask anyone what they thought the most memorable session of the recent LMA conference was, and I’m sure they’ll tell you, “Kat Cole’s keynote.”

Kat (@KatColeATL) is the President of Cinnabon, Inc., and although more than one person was heard to ask, “what do cinnamon buns have to do with lawyers?” (only before the session, not after!) we all learned lesson after valuable lesson during her speech. 

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Time running out to object to new land valuations

Time is running out for landowners to review their new land valuations, with less than a month before the end of the objection period on 12 May 2014.

New land valuations

Approximately one million new valuations have been issued to landowners in 41 local governments across Queensland. More…

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No free lunch for inbound property investors

The Full Federal Court has, this month, invalidated one of the most intriguing inbound tax structures which seemingly offered the “holy grail” of tax free profits to foreign investors in Australian property.

The Court in Commissioner of Taxation v Resource Capital Fund 3LP (2014) FCAFC 37 has delivered a unanimous judgment which is relevant to foreign investment in the Australian property, natural  resource and infrastructure sectors.  The dispute initially burst into public prominence when the Australian Taxation Office obtained urgent freezing orders against RCF, a private equity fund, in 2010. More…

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Dette må du vite hvis du blir utsatt for ykesskade

Dersom du rammes av yrkesskade som fører til medisinsk invaliditet utover 15 % og som reduserer arbeidsevnen og mulighetene, har du krav på en rekke rettigheter både fra forsikringsselskap og fra NAV.

En av disse rettighetene er ménerstatning etter folketrygdloven.  Her har loven lagt opp til to ulike beregningsmåter som den yrkesskadete selv kan velge mellom:  More…

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Liberalization of Electricity Market in Ukraine: Top 10 Things to Remember

An article by Tetyana Kistynyuk summarising ten important issues regarding the energy market in Ukraine in the forthcoming years (there will be a shift from a centralized electricity trading module to a more competitive electricity trading regime). These issues will affect each and every business in Ukraine, especially power generating companies, electricity suppliers (including importers and exporters) and electricity consumers. More…

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Changed gender reporting obligations

A recent move by the Federal Government has seen changes to reporting obligations arising under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Cth) (Act), including the delay of new reporting obligations that were scheduled to start on 1 April 2014.  The Government has also introduced the first minimum standard under the Act, with which reporting organisations will need to comply.  More…

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