Gorge Mardyan and his family of four have lost most of their possessions. Gorge left his job as a printer and they have fled their large home in Aleppo, Syria, for a cramped one-room apartment in the disputed South Caucasus region. Yet they feel lucky. They hope they are out of danger.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., the Chinese e-commerce company heading for an initial public offering, posted revenue and profit that could give it a valuation beyond that of Facebook Inc. when it went public.
More than five years after sales of U.S. mortgage-backed securities froze, banks, investment firms and others in the business are seeking to accelerate a revival of issuance by reducing mistrust among market participants.
Jim Tanner, a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP who represents basketball players including point guard Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets, is leaving the Washington-based law firm to start a sports and entertainment management business.
Jim Tanner, a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP who represents some of the biggest names in basketball, including point guard Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets, is leaving the Washington-based law firm to start a sports and entertainment management business.
Rackspace Hosting Inc. lawyer Van Lindberg is fed up with what he considers dubious patent- infringement lawsuits -- like when licensing company Rotatable Technologies LLC demanded $75,000 to settle a February case.