Quincy Jones, the Grammy-winning record producer, was named a director of Cambelle-Inland, the New York company housing the Chinese investments of Craig Bouchard, former CEO of steel producers Esmark Inc. and Shale- Inland Holdings LLC.
Ropes & Gray LLP didn’t discriminate against a black lawyer who didn’t make partner, a federal court has held. U.S. District Judge Richard G. Stearns still refused to dismiss the former associate’s claim for retaliation and scheduled a trial for November.
Jung Lim plans to offset the cost of rising mortgage rates by using an adjustable-rate loan to buy a home for his expanding family. For the California endodontist, the money he’ll save makes up for the ARM’s risky reputation.
Los Angeles residents, no strangers to heat, broiled as the temperature hit a record 113 Fahrenheit. Schools canceled recess, firefighters aided heat-stroke victims and the public poured onto beaches to cool off.
Porn producers are threatening to quit filming in Los Angeles after voters approved a measure requiring adult-movie actors to wear condoms during shoots to protect them from sexually transmitted diseases.
A $225 million Ponzi scheme involving investments in rehabilitated “scratch and dent” real estate led to fraud and money laundering charges against a California businessman, prosecutors in Los Angeles said.