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A privately held company can generally pursue any lawful business activity unless it has led its private investors to believe otherwise with its representations. A publicly held company (i.e. one with shares or bonds traded on a securities exchange, or otherwise marketed to the general public, or having more than 500 investors and more than a certain amount ...


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A company can buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency Just like they can buy, sell or hold: land, motor vehicles, other companies, mineral rights, pork futures, stationary, computers, office furniture etc. The obligation on directors to serve the interests of the comply is subject to the “business judgement” rule. That is, they can operate the business and make ...


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Definitions A brand name is not a "character". Neither is a real person, unless that person is being used as a character in a work of fiction. I will answer what I think the question intends. One can't really parody a real person, but one can use a person fictitiously. I am using here a narrow definition of "parody", that one parodies a ...


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The United States has two levels of security regulation, federal and state. At the federal government level and in most states, the regulation is almost exclusively a matter of disclosure. The venture can be as risky as desired so long as the risks are fully and accurately disclosed. A few states have (or did have until recently and could again have in the ...


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The law works in the opposite direction of what you seem to be imagining. State courts generally have jurisdiction to hear lawsuits based on federal law, even without "authorization" from Congress. It is therefore perfectly normal to see lawsuits under Section 1983 , the Privacy Protection Act, or the Magnuson-Moss Consumer Protection Act being ...


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Is there default caste of child born out of inter-caste marriage? Short answer The child normally takes the father's caste, but it may be contested if it can be shown that the child is brought up by the mother. Long answer The case law has been evolving in recent years, the latest findings by the Supreme Court of India can be found at Rameshbhai Dabhai ...


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There's nothing in the Italian Codice Civile or on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website that indicates you need specific permission, parentage, or authorization in order to hand over translated and legalized documents to be transcribed in a citizen's Atto di Nascita. I would suggest you offer them an autocertificazione ("self-certification") ...


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Jurisdiction: England and Wales Applicability: Courts governed by the Civil Procedure Rules Suppose the complaint was rejected and the statute of limitations has expired. Can a law firm submit a corrected complaint and still have it be accepted even though time has run out? This depends on what you mean by "rejected": If you mean that judgment ...


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Is this a typical practice? It seems like a bad idea to me personally. It is typical with respect to filing not only the complaint, but also [defendant's] responsive pleadings, responses to a party's request for admissions, claim of appeal, appellate briefs, and various other documents. Although lawful if within the SOL, a plaintiff's unnecessary/negligent ...


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The court should give you two originals: one to be served, the other to be returned with proof of service attached. If the court gives you only one original then just ask them whether they need the original or copy to be returned with proof of service, from which you will deduct what to serve.


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Like any other strategic decision, waiting until the eve of the SOL carries both risks and rewards, which need to be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. As you noted, doing so runs the risk that the entire case dies simply because there was some technical deficiency in the complaint, because the clerk's e-file system goes down for routine maintenance, or ...


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united-states This varies a great deal by jurisdiction. In the US, the rule cited in the answer by Dale M applies in many situations, that a person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in what s/he says or does in public, and anyone may publicize it, including by posting a video of it. However, in several states a "right of personality" applies....


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You have no right to privacy in public What you do and say in public is … public. In general, in common law jurisdictions, anyone and everyone has the right to record you unless you have a “reasonable expectation of privacy”. Where the exact line on that is situational but if you are shouting racist slurs, you don’t have it. The person who made the recording ...


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Can you sue the CIA for civil damages if it killed one of your relatives? Almost never. Governmental immunity (a.k.a. sovereign immunity) bars most suits for intentional use of force by the government that is legally authorized by a government official with the authority to authorize this action under the relevant statutes, regulations, executive orders, ...


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Your surmise is correct. But, even if you got it wrong, there would be no litigation sanction for doing so. This portion of the civil cover sheet is used solely for purposes of gathering accurate statistics about the case load of the federal courts for policy-making and budgetary purposes.


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The named official capacity defendant is substituted as a matter of course, by unopposed motion or with the stipulation of the Justice Department. This is typically done in dozens or even hundred or thousands of cases, when there is a change in the official holding the post. This happens frequently, so the Department of Justice has forms on their computer ...


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Is this field also intended for specifying a requested refund of legal fees (based on the EAJA), in case that the plaintiff will be a prevailing party? No.


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Delta (which appears to be Cobb's liability insurance company) has no obligation to pay Bob's claim promptly or to respond to Bob. Bob's remedy is to sue Cobb for sideswiping his car within the statute of limitations (three years for property damage without personal injuries in an automobile accident in California) for doing so. Delta's obligation is to Cobb....


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