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Sep 23, 12:13 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Yacine LE FORESTIER 09/22/19 AT 11:21 PM Guenter Schabowski scratches his head, puts on his glasses, hesitates, then fumbles with his handwritten notes.He seems to be trying to understand what he is reading and haltingly responds to a question about when a measure giving East Germans more freedom to travel would take effect: "As far as I know... as of now."History's train has left the station. It is around 7 pm on November 9, 1989.A member of the Politburo of East Germany's communist party, and its spokesman, this member of the inner ruling circle of the "workers' and peasants' state" as the German Democratic Republic was known just announced to a few flabbergasted journalists the fall of the Berlin Wall.He seems to do it by accident, at the end of a press conference and in response to questions about the new rules for East German citizens leaving the … [Read more...] about November 9, 1989: The Day That Changed The World
ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that federal inspectors issued 315 citations, orders and safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at 10 coal mines and six metal/nonmetal mines last month. The coal mines were issued 200 citations, 50 orders and one safeguard, while the metal/nonmetal operations were issued 62 citations and two orders.These inspections, which began in force in April 2010 following the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine, involve mines that merit increased agency attention and enforcement due to their poor compliance history or particular compliance concerns, including high numbers of violations or closure orders; frequent hazard complaints or hotline calls; plan compliance issues; inadequate workplace examinations; a high number of accidents, injuries or illnesses; fatalities; and adverse conditions such as increased methane liberation, faulty roof conditions and inadequate … [Read more...] about MSHA Announces Results of November Impact Inspections
Significant Case DevelopmentsData Security Auditor May be Drawn Into Data Breach Class Action for Failing to Identify VulnerabilitiesStorm v. Paytime, Inc., No. 14-cv-01138-JEJ (M.D. Pa.).In August, Paytime, Inc., a payroll services company, moved to dismiss a putative class action filed in the wake of a data breach in which the personal and financial information of more than 230,000 people was compromised. Paytime argued that the plaintiffs lack standing, have failed to plead actual harm, and were not a party to or intended beneficiary of any contract with Paytime.On September 30, while the motion to dismiss was pending, Paytime ran up against the court’s deadline for joining additional parties and filed a motion for leave to file a third party complaint against its data security auditor. Six months prior to the data breach, SotirIS, a provider of integrated business solutions and cloud hosting, performed a “comprehensive breach assessment” for … [Read more...] about Cybersecurity Litigation Monthly Newsletter-November 2014
HMB Tip of the Month: While some roadblocks may slow down the incentive negotiation process, such as the temporary ban in Illinois on certain incentive programs, taxpayers need to remain diligent and patient when navigating these roadblocks. Taxpayers who are otherwise eligible for these incentive programs, may need to put its expansion or other plans on hold and be willing to compromise with the state's economic development authorities in order to take advantage of these programs. Interesting UpdatesAll- The practice of states offering tax incentives to companies has expanded since the end of the last century according to the Council for Community & Economic Research's November 13 report entitled "State of State Business Incentives." The report stated that in 1999, there were 940 state incentive programs targeted to businesses. By 2015, the number had more than doubled to 1,934 programs.In between those years, the report noted, was the Great Recession, which it … [Read more...] about November 2015 Tax Credits and Incentives Update