Republican activist Jim Righeimer fought unions for two decades before getting elected in November to the City Council in Costa Mesa , the Southern California city that’s home to the second-largest shopping mall in the U.S.
Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s Chinese unit is increasing scrutiny of Macau junket operators in a move that may lead to a shakeout among the middlemen who account for two- thirds of the betting in the world’s largest casino hub, a person familiar with the matter said.
Scott J. Palmer joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group in Beijing. Palmer joins from Baker & McKenzie LLP in Beijing, where he led the firm’s Beijing IP practice.
Mitt Romney said his comments calling many Americans “victims” dependent on government weren’t “elegantly stated,” stopping short of disavowing remarks that emerged as a fresh distraction to his campaign.
Morgan Drexen Inc., a provider of debt-relief services to consumers through law firms, charged illegal upfront fees and deceived clients, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.