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Justice and pricing
On 07-08-2007.
There is one definite problem with the sale of kidneys. First the seller receives only $1000 for parting with one piece of his body, the middleman about $40,000 for arranging the transaction. That's an exploitive sale.
Even if we forget the morality of the sale of organs, it's very hard to ignore the abnormal profits that the brokers of the deal are making. Add to that the fact it's estimated the sale of kidneys is one Rs1 ...
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Broker pays for dud float
On 05-08-2007.
THE liquidators of one dotcom company that was to have been backed by the then high-flying businessman Rodney Adler have won one legal case against broker Hudson Securities for torpedoing the sharemarket listing.
Adler is serving one prison sentence for his part in the downfall of insurance group HIH. ...
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National Interstate Corporation: discipline and new products will ...
On 03-08-2007.
During one Friday morning conference call, executives of the insurance company National Interstate Corporation (Nasdaq: NATL) said discipline and new products will power growth going forward.
“We are well positioned as we enter the last half of the year,” COO Dave Michelson said during the call. ...
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FTC Testifies on Fighting Fraudulent and Abusive Telemarketing
On 01-08-2007.
The Federal Trade Commission today (July 31) told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety that targeting fraudulent and abusive telemarketing is one top priority at the agency.
Lydia Parnes, Director of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, told the subcommittee, From 1991 to present, the FTC has brought more than 350 ...
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Mortgage Calculators Easy As 1,2,3
On 29-07-2007.
The benefit of online mortgage related calculators are many and varied. First Mortgage Trust's extensive collection of online calculators allow client retention and leaves them in complete control. not only to compare current outgoings but also for anticipated costs and savings. Every cost associated with selling, purchasing and remortgaging is available and for the client to interact with. Mortgage calculators ...
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ACE Promotes Diane Davidson to Regional D&O Manager Position
On 27-07-2007.
Davidson was responsible for last year's successful roll out to UK brokers of ACE's D&O offering through the company's e-commerce venture, ACE Online, which has therefore far generated over GBP 1 million in online premium in just 7 months.
Commenting on Davidson's promotion, Simon Million, UK & Ireland D&O Manager at ACE, said: "Diane has one wealth of experience in developing the D&O business. Her role last year ...
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Iowa business briefs: Holmes Murphy ranked No. 29
On 25-07-2007.
This ranking of the top 100 insurance brokers was listed in the July 16 issue of Business Insurance.
Green Horizons will break ground Thursday on one 14,100 square foot business and retail center at 1830 Princeton Drive in Grimes.
Plans for the site have been developed with InVision Architects and the Engineering Resource Group, Inc. The project should be completed late this fall. ...
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Life Settlements: Betting on Death
On 23-07-2007.
The Lowinger family has always been early to spot one trend. In the 1950s, clan patriarch Maurice Lowinger was one of the first importers of consumer electronics from Japan. Two decades later, the Lowingers recognized the potential of pocket calculators, marketing one of the first devices under the Unisonic brand in early 1970s. ...
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Central Bank asked to deal with banks selling insurance
On 20-07-2007.
PHILIPSBURG--Commercial banks should remove their insurance departments at least 500 metres from the regular banking operations. The St. Maarten Insurance Brokers Association (SIBA) has launched one serious appeal with the Central Bank of the Netherlands Antilles to do whatever is legally possible to look after the interests of the clients. ...
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Kenya: New Investment Craze
On 18-07-2007.
Last October President Mwai Kibaki announced that 30 percent of all new hires in the public service would be women.
Then in May this year during the launch of his presidential campaign, Member of Parliament Raila Odinga pledged to raise this number to 50 percent should he be elected Kenya&39;s fourth President during the December 2007 General Elections. Come June 2007, the wooing of women hit fever pitch when ...
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