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Thanks to blockchain, contracts of future may be written in code

RALEIGH, N.C. — Bitcoin, introduced in 2008 as the world’s first decentralized digital currency, was envisioned as a direct assault on government-issued fiat currencies. So far, it has spent its still-young life as something much more akin to PayPal, but ...

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Comptroller: Problems at SUNY Foundation

New York’s state comptroller cites conflicts of interest, overpayments of contracts that weren’t competitively bid and misuse of credit cards that paid for world travel and even hockey tickets and groceries as proof that the State University of New York ...

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Contracts: Preston Frankford Shopping Center v. Butler Dining Services LLC

U.S. District Court, WDNY Contracts Forum Selection Agreements Preston Frankford Shopping Center v. Butler Dining Services LLC 10-CV-6448 Judge Larimer Background: This action was commenced on July 2 in New York State Supreme Court, Monroe County, by plaintiff Preston Frankford ...

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Engineering firms put liability on the line for work

Imagine having to pay insurance on your neighbor’s car — one you didn’t purchase, maintain or even drive. You have no say in where they go, how they drive or the risks they take on the road. Imagine the neighbor drinks too much and hits someone, then the victim sues you.

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Contracts: Center for Disability Rights, Inc. v. County of Monroe

Monroe County Supreme Court Contracts Termination — Notice Center for Disability Rights, Inc. v. County of Monroe 2010-9905 Judge Ark Background: CDR petitions the Court to reverse Monroe County’s decision to terminate CDR’s participation in the New York State mandated ...

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Supreme Court leans toward arbitration

Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court seem ready to fight over mandatory arbitration, but two local attorneys say the area involved — employers and manufacturers who try to ban class-action litigation through contracts — is rarely disputed locally.

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Final MWBE Task Force report accepted

Gov. David A. Paterson on Wednesday accepted the final report from the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Task Force, the product of the state’s nearly two-year evaluation of its use of MWBEs.

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