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Société BIC: A Defensive Industrial Stock Worth Putting On Your Radar

2017-11-01 seekingalpha
While officially classified as an industrial business, Société BIC is really more of a defensive consumer products company. (5-0)

Vincent Bifolck, Executor (Estate of Jeanette D. Bifolck), et al. v. Philip Morris, Inc.

2017-01-07 caselaw.findlaw
This case is the second of two diversity actions in which the federal courts certified questions for this court's advice regarding the viability of an action under Connecticut's Product Liability Act (act)1 alleging that a cigarette's design had increased consumers' risk of cancer. The courts sought advice whether specific theories advanced in those actions are precluded by this court's adoption of §  402A of the Restatement (Second) of Torts, which imposes liability for defective products that are “unreasonably dangerous,” and more particularly, our adoption of comment (i) to § 402A, which defines that term in relation to consumers' knowledge of the danger.

2016 Best-Of Highlights From The Nerd's Eye View Blog

2016-12-26 kitces
As 2016 comes to a close, I am so thankful to all of you, the growing number of readers who continue to regularly visit this Nerd’s Eye View blog, and have been kind enough to share the content with your friends and colleagues as well (which I greatly appreciate!). Over the past year, the cumulative readership of the blog has grown yet another 35%, with more than 160,000 unique readers coming to Nerd’s Eye View last month.

Devolved leaders demand single market access in Brexit deal

2016-11-25 news.sky
Wales' First Minister calls for firm commitments on free trade ahead of a summit involving the UK Government and devolved leaders.

Business leaders challenge Theresa May's pay proposals - BBC News

2016-11-25 bbc
A report by the Big Innovation Centre rejects holding annual binding votes on pay and the publishing of pay ratios between chief executives and workers.

Ameriprise Financial (AMP) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2016-10-26 seekingalpha
Welcome to the third quarter 2016 earnings call. My name is Sophie and I will be your operator for today's call. At this time, all participates are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. Please note that this conference is being recorded. I will now turn the call over to Alicia Charity. Alicia, you may begin.

MICKEL SHEPHERD v. STAN WILSON

2016-10-07 caselaw.findlaw
Plaintiff-Appellant Mickel Shepherd appeals from a final order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama's granting Defendants-Appellees Stan Wilson, Richard Stringer, Aaron Carpenter, and Clarke-Washington Electric Cooperative's motion to dismiss as to Shepherd's federal claims and denying Shepherd's motion for leave to amend the complaint and motion for an extension of time to file objections to the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (“R&R”).

How To Respond To The DOL Fiduciary Rule

2016-10-06 seekingalpha
Broker and advisor reactions to the DOL fiduciary rule are chaotic and confused at the same time.

Petroleum Today, Bio Tomorrow, BIOFOREVER

2016-09-09 renewableenergyworld
Time is running out to nominate a project or a woman for a Power Generation Week Award. Nominate Now! Deadline September 9 Midnight EDT.   Click here for more information.

Obama sent these people home from prison early. Now what? | The Washington Post

2016-07-10 washingtonpost
Few aspects of the Obama administration have been uncontroversial. Yet releasing 348 people from prison early provoked remarkably little criticism. To date, President Obama has commuted more sentences than his seven predecessors combined; when the president granted clemency to 46 nonviolent drug offenders last July, many of whom were sentenced under laws that no longer exist, critics mostly complained that he hadn’t let more people go free.

Shedding A Light On BIC

2016-06-06 seekingalpha
BIC is known for its pens, lighters and disposable razors; leads in lighters, is second in stationery, and third in razor market.

Ekta Sahasi to Unite Leadership of Konica Minolta Business Innovation Center and Research Division

2016-06-01 marketwired
RAMSEY, NJ--(Marketwired - June 01, 2016) -  Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that Ekta Sahasi has expanded her leadership role to include Managing Director of Research and member of the Konica Minolta Global Strategic Council. She will continue serving as vice president of the Business Innovation Center (BIC) in North America.

KULAKOWSKI v. COWART 130 LLC

2016-05-26 caselaw.findlaw
Joseph O. Kulakowski appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict awarding John Michael Cowart, Jr., and 130 St. Joseph Street, LLC (“the LLC”), compensatory damages in the amount of $22,400 and punitive damages in the amount of $10,600, on counterclaims of breach of contract, negligence, and conversion.1

College Students Win $10,000 For Sparking Business Innovation, Improving Livelihoods and Delivering Meaningful Social Impact

2016-05-18 prnewswire
ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The student team from Riverside, California earned $10,000 in prize money and was named the 2016 Enactus United States National Champion Tuesday night at the Enactus United States National Expo presented by The Hershey Company at America's Center in St. Louis, MO. www.enactusunitedstates.org

Hinkley Point go-ahead delayed amid EDF funding doubts

2016-01-26 telegraph.co.uk
French energy giant had been expected to take a final investment decision on new nuclear plant on January 27 but has postponed it again