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Monthly Archives: July 2012

New fee disclosure rules increase responsibilities (access required)

From the Pension Protection Act of 2006 to fee disclosure regulations taking effect in 2012, employer-sponsored retirement plans have seen a flurry of changes from Congress and regulators. While these changes stand to improve retirement outcomes, they also impose a ...

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Mom’s move from Switzerland to U.S. did not violate dad’s rights – Verdict for respondent (access required)

The parties are the estranged parents of a minor child. Respondent-mother had relocated with the child from Geneva, Switzerland, to Alexandria in April 2011, and petitioner-father sought the return of the child to Switzerland under an international treaty (the Hague ...

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Trucker’s son injured when vehicle overturned – $995,214 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 12-year-old boy riding as passenger in a logging truck operated by his father. Plaintiff’s father lost control of the logging truck, which ran off the highway and overturned. Logs penetrated the truck cab causing plaintiff significant injuries, ...

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Latest salvos launched in summary judgment campaign (access required)

Lawyers braved the mid-day sun July 18 to appear before a legislative committee in Richmond to discuss changing the rules for summary judgment practice in Virginia state courts. House Courts of Justice committee chair Del. Dave Albo, R-Fairfax, convened the ...

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Corporate counsel pay also takes a hit

And in more news from the department of “it’s tough all over,” compensation for corporate counsel also has dropped, according to a new survey released by AmLaw’s Corporate Counsel. Base pay has been relatively stable, the survey reports, dropping slightly ...

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