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Eye-catching advertising featuring misleading guarantee promises

Advertising featuring a guarantee can be misleading if the guarantee promise is linked to conditions that are not clearly visible to consumers. That was the verdict of the Landgericht (LG) Frankfurt [Regional Court of Frankfurt]. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Clear guidelines relating to what is termed “Blickfangwerbung” (attention-grabbing/eye-catching advertising) had already been set out by the Bundesgerichtshof

GmbH and establishing a supervisory board later on

If a GmbH decides to set up a supervisory board at a later stage, this needs to be certified by a notary and entered into the commercial register even if there is an opening clause. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: A Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH for short), a type of German private limited company, is not typically

Harris Announced as Latest Sponsor of the next Future Soldier Technology Event

Event organisers SMi is delighted to announce that the third annual conference on Future Soldier Technology will be sponsored by: BlackBox Biometrics, Invista textiles, Revision Military, Marom-Dolphin, Sea Systems Engineering, Ultra Electronics and latest confirmed: Harris Corporation. For 120 years, Harris have been leaders in technology and innovation, delivering innovative solutions through four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems and Critical Networks. Delegates will get the

GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte: Experience in enforcing antitrust claims

Parties that have suffered loss as a result of the truck cartel are entitled to compensation. The law firm GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte has the requisite experience in enforcing these kinds of claims. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Buyers and lessees of the affected vehicles suffered extreme losses due to illegal price-fixing agreements arranged by the truck manufacturers Daimler,

PrintingHouse Press Unveils 2017 Commercial Campaign “Would You Trust an Amateur …

New York, New York (January 19, 2017) – PrintingHouse Press is pleased to announce the unveiling of its newest marketing initiative, a commercial campaign titled “Would You Trust an Amateur?”, produced by U Direct NYC. Inspired by the many blunders PrintingHouse Press consultants have witnessed when an unqualified professional tries to perfect an appeal in the legal world, the company takes a lighter approach to demonstrating just how important it

Bulgaria MOD shares land force development plans for 2017

SMi Reports: Bulgarian Armed Forces to share latest land force development plans at Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe in May. Recently in the news, the Bulgarian MoD has announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the procurement of new armoured infantry vehicles. According to Deputy Defence Minister, Atanas Zapryanov, the Bulgarian Land Forces plan to equip three of its six battalion battle groups with new

Festive Greeting of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Defenders …

on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Establishment of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan Dear soldiers and sergeants, officers and generals, veterans of the Armed Forces! Esteemed compatriots! I sincerely and from the bottom of my heart congratulate you - the patriots, who have devoted themselves to the greatest and noblest cause of defending the Homeland, and all our compatriots on the landmark date in the life of

The Government of Uzbekistan sums up results for 2016 and determines yearly prio …

On 14 January an extended session of the Cabinet of Ministers, dedicated to comprehensive analysis of the results of social-economic development of the country in 2016 and determining the most important directions and priorities of economic and social program of the government in 2017 was held in Tashkent. The chairmen of the Legislative Chamber and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, state advisors of the President of the Republic of

Remedying defects and shifting the burden of proof: BGH bolsters buyers’ rights …

The Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), Germany’s Federal Court of Justice, has strengthened the rights of buyers and consumers in two recent rulings in the event of defects occurring in the object of sale (Az.: VIII ZR 103/15 and VIII ZR 240/15). GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: Both cases before the Bundesgerichtshof concerned defects in used vehicles that did not appear

New Tool CivicInk Makes Contacting Your Elected Officials Easy

Chicago based activists launch political action tool to help voters reach their elected officials Chicago based activists and siblings, Ali Barthwell and David Barthwell, launched CivicInk (, a web-based subscription service, on January 6, 2016 to help fellow citizens and voters increase political engagement. For an eight dollar monthly fee, CivicInk sends one physical, personalized letter a month to each user’s elected Senators and House Representatives. CivicInk letters are customized to

How to Keep Manufacturing in America

The History of American Manufacturing It is a perpetual political issue, and a mantra we've heard for decades now – manufacturers are sending American jobs overseas. The 'Made in America' label is becoming more and more rare. Over 5 million American manufacturing jobs have been lost since the turn of the century. It hasn't always been like this. American manufacturing was strong in the first half of the 20th century. In 1950,

Dismissal with the option of altered conditions of employment: Clarity of revise …

A notice of dismissal with the option of altered conditions of employment terminates the employment relationship as constituted based on the conditions in place up until that point in time. At the same time, an offer is made to continue the employment relationship with revised conditions. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: It is not only possible to

Trevett Cristo Announces Alan De Peters as Partner

Trevett Cristo P.C., a NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of commercial and personal practice areas, is proud to announce Alan J. De Peters has been named Partner. De Peters is an accomplished trial lawyer practicing across Upstate New York and has substantial experience across a comprehensive range of practice areas, including insurance defense and coverage litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury and landlord and tenant law. “I am proud

BAG on collective redundancies and consultation process

If the works council no longer indicates a willingness to continue negotiations to prevent collective redundancies, the employer can consider the consultation process pursuant to sec 17(2) of the Kündigungsschutzgesetz (KSchG) [German Employment Protection Act] to have come to an end. GRP Rainer Lawyers and Tax Advisors in Cologne, Berlin, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart and London conclude: According to employment law, the employer is obligated to consult the works

Trevett Cristo Welcomes Mary O’Connell to the Firm as Partner

Trevett Cristo P.C., a Rochester, NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of commercial and personal practice areas, is pleased to welcome Mary O’Connell to the firm as a partner. O’Connell brings 24 years of private and public corporate general counsel and law firm experience to Trevett Cristo’s esteemed business law team. Her areas of focus include commercial transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and private and public

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress 2016 Generates Valuable Insights from Its Cyber S …

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress, an annual event on electronic evidence, digital forensics, and cyber security, is pleased to publish valuable insights from its 2016 distinguished expert speakers. During its 2016 event, INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress (LawTech) has continued its mission of bringing inter-related industry leaders together to broaden their scope of learning and awareness. In furtherance of its mission, LawTech has included valuable insights from speakers within its Cyber Security Track. “According

Christensen Law continues push for removing drunk drivers from the road with its …

At least one Michigan law firm is doing its part to fight drunk driving in metro Detroit with an initiative that includes paying for the cab or Uber fare of people who might otherwise be tempted to drive drunk on New Year’s Eve. Christensen Law and its founder Dave Christensen will be once again sponsoring "Safe Ride Home" as an opportunity to make a difference on one of the most vulnerable

Jacksonville attorney admitted to practice law in Kenya

Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 19, 2016 -- Barry Newman, partner in the law firm of Spohrer & Dodd, has been admitted to practice law as a foreign advocate before the High Court of Kenya in Nairobi. Kenya Attorney General Githu Muigai approved Newman’s application to allow him to appear with Muthoga Caturu & Co. before the Kenyan courts on behalf of two United Kingdom residents who were injured in the crash

Hail to the Chief: EBONY to Release President Obama Commemorative Issue

To mark the political ascent and enduring legacy of President Barack H. Obama, EBONY has published a special commemorative edition, “Hail to the Chief: Saluting Eight Years of Excellence.” This stylish, thought-provoking issue is a unique collection of exclusive photographs, archival EBONY articles and hard-hitting analyses from leading African-American writers including award-winning poet, author and civil rights activist, Nikki Giovanni; MSNBC award-winning journalist Joy-Ann Reid; culturally astute critic Eric Deggans;

Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe returns to Prague next May

SMi Group announces the return for its next annual conference: Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe 2017, set to take place on 15th and 16th May, Prague, Czech Republic. As Central and Eastern European nations continue to develop their land force mobility, fire support and protection, the armoured vehicle remains a vital capability area for development. SMi’s 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Central & Eastern Europe conference returns once more

Over 7,000 attend the launch event UK Security Expo at London Olympia this month

Attendance figures for this month's launch event UK Security Expo have been declared at 7,132. Visitors travelled from 81 countries for the two day event which took place at London Olympia from the 30 November - 1 December. UK Security Expo, which grew out of the Transport Security Event, Transec, saw a 49% increase in visitors year on year. Peter Jones, Chief Executive at UK Security Expo, who has overseen the

SatCom experts to meet at MilSatCom Asia Pacific in Singapore next May

SMi Reports: SMi’s 7th annual MilSatCom Asia Pacific will take place in London in May 2017. Registration now open. As space is becoming more congested, contested and competitive, it is critical to look at how SatCom is utilised to gain the upper hand in the frontier that is crucial for future combat. Against this back drop, SMi is delighted to announce the return of the highly anticipated MilSatCom Asia Pacific to

Human Rights Day 2016 Celebrated at JMA Pilani Rajasthan

Human rights are our fundamental rights or freedoms. They include our right to live, our right to health, education, freedom of speech and thoughts, and our equal rights. Human rights are legal entitlements to people for the simple reason that they are human. These rights have been variously described as fundamental, inalienable, basic and even God-given. They apply equally to all persons regardless of age, race, creed, gender or social

Global Hospital Security Systems Investment, Research Trends, Technical Advancem …

Global Hospital Security Systems Industry 2016 Market Overview, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Technology, Applications, Growth, Market Status, Demands, Insights, Development, Research and Forecast 2016-2020. The report on the global Hospital Security Systems market gives a brief overview of the market and defines key elements relating to the industry. This study on global Hospital Security Systems market is a detailed analysis of the drivers and challenges impacting the industry between the period

INBA celebrates 67th Constitution Day

Indian National Bar Association (INBA) celebrated its path breaking 05th Annual Event titled “International Conference on Law & Policy Issues” to commemorate the 67th Constitution Day of the Republic of India on 26th November, 2016 at Shangri La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi. The annual event this year attracted more than 250 prominent & eminent dignitaries from at least 5 countries and 4 continents, leaders, researches, advocates, practitioners, Govt. officials, policy makers,

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress 2016 Generates Valuable Insights from Its Electro …

INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress, an annual event on electronic evidence, digital forensics, and cyber security, is pleased to publish valuable insights from its 2016 distinguished expert speakers. During its 2016 event, INsig2 LawTech Europe Congress (LawTech) has continued its mission of bringing inter-related industry leaders together to broaden their scope of learning and awareness. In furtherance of its mission, LawTech has included valuable insights from speakers within its Electronic Evidence Track. “According

CloudQast helps global law firm develop its junior lawyers’ skills

The leadership communications specialist, CloudQast, has completed running a ten-day complex training programme for a global law firm. The programme – the 11th such programme that CloudQast has delivered for the firm – involves CloudQast directors Lindsey Mack and Damian Gaskin casting and delivering a series of legal role-plays for junior members of the firm. CloudQast’s Lindsey Mack explained, “All the ‘clients’ with whom they deal are simulated and the

JMA & Amla Birla Kendra Pilani Celebrate UN International Day of Persons with Di …

Evidence and experience shows that when barriers to their inclusion are removed and persons with disabilities are empowered to participate fully in societal life, their entire community benefits. Barriers faced by persons with disabilities are, therefore, a detriment to society as a whole, and accessibility is necessary to achieve progress and development for all. Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually

Voters' choices ...

More and more voters decide on the basis of issues. Just how credibly political parties make such issues their own and communicate them will determine their success. A group of researchers from Vienna documents developments and decision-making processes with support from the Austrian Science Fund FWF. The welfare state, the economy and integration – these topics are mainstays of Austrian election campaigns. This was the case in 2008, again in

JMA Pilani Constitution Day 26/11 a Day that cannot be forgotten by Citizens of …

The Constitution Day is celebrated every year on the twenty- sixth day of November to honour the 207 eminent members of the Constituent Assembly who are considered the founding fathers of the Constitution of India. Every citizen in India today knows for sure that the Constitution is supreme and the Fundamental Rights guaranteed under it indeed are sacrosanct. The evolutionary stages of the Constitution started from Minto Morley Reforms resulting in


UAE LAW FIRM TRENCH & ASSOCIATES (T&A) WIN OUTSTANDING ACCOLADES IN INTERNATIONAL AWARDS. • T&A win Capital Finance Awards ( Awards) for ‘Most Innovative M&A Legal Advisory Boutique 2016’ and ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Empowerment of Women UAE 2016’ • The UAE law firm’s impressive 20-year track record is internationally- recognised for setting benchmarks in the region November 27, 2016, Dubai UAE: Trench & Associates (T&A), established Dubai legal consultants, have won the prestigious awards

Austen Zuege Joins Westman, Champlin & Koehler, P.A.

AUSTEN ZUEGE JOINS WESTMAN, CHAMPLIN & KOEHLER, MINNEAPOLIS Westman, Champlin & Koehler, an intellectual property law firm in Minneapolis, announced that Austen Zuege has joined the firm as an officer. Austen has over 13 years of experience preparing, prosecuting and litigating patents in the mechanical, electrical and electromechanical fields, including work with companies in the aerospace, automotive, computer and medical device industries. His patent practice is global in reach, and

Global Business Jet Industry 2016 Leading Market Players : Boeing, Embraer, Text …

The Business Jet market, as described in the research report, titled Business Jet Market Research 2016, is described comprehensively with all its predominant features. The Business Jet market’s historical course is taken into account while considering the modern-day trends that govern it, in order to provide the most accurate market forecast. The findings in the report are based on key changes brought about in the Business Jet market by its

Edible Insects Market to Value at a CAGR of 6.1% by 2024

Less amount of land required as well as lower capital investment required to breed insects is a major driver in the global market as the land and resources required for rearing of cattle, poultry, and swine is much higher in comparison. Also, the decreasing seafood resources is a major factor fueling the need for alternative food sources resulting in a boost for demand of edible insects. The lower risk of

First American Woman to Win Civil Case in Afghan Courts

Kabul, Afghanistan - 11 August, 2016 - OMNIA owner and CEO Leah Tedrow wins a three-year court battle with Q Kabul Hotel Owners and local property magnet Hamidullah Qasemi and family. The Afghan Supreme Court ruled in favor of OMNIA in the ongoing three-year battle between the company and the Q Kabul Hotel, owned by the Qasemi family, consistent with the unanimous rulings handed down by both the Primary and Appellate

JMA Pilani Rajasthan Celebrates International Child Rights Day

This day offers every proud to be Indian an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for Children. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly adopted


CONTROL AND SURVIVE A POLICE STOP Without Getting Shot, Know What to Do North Las Vegas, NV, November 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ With so many fatal shooting by police officers of unarmed citizens we should know how to safely deal with law enforcement in these possible dangerous situations. There are many ways a citizen can interact with law enforcement. This book will help you understand what police must deal with daily and what

Trevett Cristo Joins the International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Trevett Cristo P.C, a general practice law firm serving the Rochester NY community for over 90 years, takes great pride in announcing that it has been accepted into the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus). “We are very excited to have been invited and then accepted as a member of this prestigious group of firms,” said Louis Cristo, president of Trevett Cristo. “The Primerus Society consists of the top

Jury Awards War Hero Over 1 Million Dollars, Verdict Returned On Employee Murder …

ANGELTON, TEXAS – Today a jury verdict was returned regarding a lawsuit filed against Woven Metal Products, Inc. on behalf of Jacob Matthew Cadriel, who was killed on the job by a co-worker, Steven Damien Young. This tragic incident took place on April 1, 2015. On that date and on Woven Metal Products, Inc.’s workplace premises, co-worker Steven Damien Young reached into his waistband, pulled out a 38-caliber handgun

CloudQast’s programmes and platform for England and Wales’ Magistrates

Magistrates in England and Wales can now access video-based online learning programmes, including guides on managing yourself, teamworking and making judicial decisions. Most of these programmes, commissioned by The Magistrates Association (MA), are the work of the leadership communications specialist, CloudQast, which has also provided the platform where these programmes reside. While working with the Judicial College – which is responsible for arrangements for training the courts’ judiciary, including magistrates, in

The US Elections Will Determine Whether Or Not We Save Human Civilization

Ink 'N Ivory Pty Ltd has today released a free report titled: “Hillary Clinton: The Tragic Truth”, available to anyone with an interest in the 2016 Presidential Elections and saving human civilization from total collapse. Verusha and Virend Singh, Australian best-selling authors of 'The Inexplicable Laws of Success', expressed concern that Americans are in the process of choosing their next President and leader of the free world - Hillary Clinton or

Europe Automotive Timing Belt Market Analysis Research Report

Get a Research Report of Automotive,Which is Getting Trend in Market"Automotive Timing Belt Market " on Notes: Sales, means the sales volume of Automotive Timing Belt Revenue, means the sales value of Automotive Timing Belt Get Sample Copy: This report studies sales (consumption) of Automotive Timing Belt in Europe market, especially in Germany, UK, France, Russia, Italy, Benelux and Spain, focuses on top players in these countries, with sales, price, revenue and market

Work of Expert Groups in Full Swing

Currently, expert groups set up under the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan continue their work to verify the correctness of the voter signature sheets presented by political parties in support of their nominees for the post of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The groups have been composed of specialists of the bodies of the interior, justice, institutions that keep records of the population, as well as representatives of the

International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA) Announces ‘IIPLA 3rd …

IIPLA today announced its 3rd Dubai IP Congress 2017 to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on January 16 & 17, 2017 at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek to discuss “Challenges and Developments in Global IP”. The congress will be specially addressed by HE Dr. Tala Abu Ghazaleh, Chairman of Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property Jordan together with internationally recognized speakers from USPTO, WIPO, Fortune Corporation and leading law

Address by the Acting President of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. Shavkat M …

at the Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem! Dear Mr. Chairman! Excellencies! Esteemed ministers and heads of delegations! Ladies and gentlemen! Assalamu-alaykum va rahmatullohi va barakatuhu! First of all, allow to welcome you, dear guests, the heads of delegations of the Member States and Observer Countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, representatives of international organizations and all participants of the 43rd

eSentire Executive Named to National Law Journal’s 2016 Cyber Security Trailblaz …

Win Showcases eSentire’s Leadership in the Evolving Field of Cybersecurity and Law CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – October 18, 2016 – eSentire, Inc., the leader in managed cyber threat detection and response services, today announced that its VP and Industry Security Strategist Mark Sangster was named to the National Law Journal’s second annual list of Cyber Security Trailblazers. The list recognizes individuals who have helped make a difference in the fight against criminal

Former White House Speechwriter on the fight that’s making history

London, 13 October 2016 - Former Senior White House Speechwriter Ambassador Carolyn Curiel travelled to Ealing’s University of West London (UWL) to talk to over 200 guests about the contentious US presidential race; the fight that’s making history. The talk titled Democracy Unplugged: The 2016 road to the White House was the first of UWL’s Public Lecture series of the academic year and also covered polls on voter confidence. Guests,

Vote For The US Department Of Peace, An Idea Whose Time Has Come, In The US Depa …

The time for a US Department of Peace has come. The United States Government currently has a one-armed State Department. The one arm is called the Department of Defense. Frances Fuller, author of 'In Borrowed Houses', believes we also need a Department of Peace. She is asking those who agree to vote for the creation of this department in the US Department Of Peace survey. "We need a Department of Peace


November 1, 2016 - Jonathan Denis, a former two-term MLA and Minister of Justice and Attorney General, has formed an inderdisciplinary practice with three leading lawyers. Joining the practice with Denis is Dale Fedorchuk, QC, Donna Gee, and Kevin Metz. The firm, named Guardian Law Group LLP, has purchased a floor of a building in Calgary's East Village and will be operating out of the new location by December 1, 2016. "I

One Man's Mission to Help Priests Hiding from their Communist Oppressors

Abandoned by the Vatican My Clandestine Journey to Support Secret Priests Behind the Iron Curtain By Jack Doherty One Man's Mission to Help Priests Hiding from their Communist Oppressors If you love gripping intrigue and adventure and hate betrayal and hypocrisy, you’ll be both rewarded and disgusted by reading Abandoned by the Vatican. Accompany the author as he crosses over the Iron Curtain, the dead man’s land of mine fields,

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