New restrictions spark China property scramble
Home prices continued to climb in China last month as buyers rushed to complete sales before new government efforts to cool the country's property market kicked in.
Judge Rejects $20 Million Payout for AMR Chief
A federal judge has rejected a $20 million severance package to Tim Horton, the CEO of American Airlines parent AMR, ruling the payment violated bankruptcy law's restrictions on payments to corporate insiders.
Brazil: Streaming Arrangements: A Mining Project Finance Alternative - Pinheiro Neto Advogados Associados
The structuring of legitimate business transactions may often face obstacles in legal restrictions, which set hurdles or even prevent their implementation.
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Cyprus May Loosen Bank Restrictions in Days
Cyprus is striving to restore normality in its banking sector after three weeks of capital controls while scrambling to raise cash to meet a higher price tag on its bailout agreement, the country's finance minister said in an interview.
Under the Gun: Businesses Pressured, Punished in States Passing Tough Gun Regulations
States have been passing tougher gun laws with the hopes of preventing another Newtown. But lawmakers are facing the possibility that their efforts to save lives may be killing local businesses and jobs. In early April, Connecticut lawmakers passed new gun-control regulations that are among the strictest in the nation. For the most part, the new rules don’t prevent local factories from producing guns and ammunition like they have for decades. And yet several weapons manufacturers are actively exploring options for relocating to a new state. A Hartford Courant article explained why: The trouble is not the direct effects of the ban — they’re allowed to continue manufacturing, and each firm will lose a few percentage points of their sales — but rather, the companies’ standing in an industry where customers famously punish certain brands. (MORE: The Hidden Cost of Tax Refunds) Connecticut weapons manufacturing firms have been flooded with emails from gun enthusiasts, like this one ...