2013

Blog Posts in 2013

  • National Banking Associations and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

    || 2-May-2013

    In 1864, the National Bank Act of 1864 was enacted which created a system of national charters for national banks in the United States. The primary purpose of the law was to establish a uniform banking system throughout the United States. It established the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ("OCC"), as part of the Department of Treasury. Currently, the OCC charters, regulates, ...
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  • US Supreme Court Overturns International Copyright Laws

    || 28-Mar-2013

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that any goods made and sold outside the U.S., can be resold in the United States without violating any copyright laws. The issue arose when a USC student from Thailand was found to be selling textbooks that his family had purchased at a lower rate in his home country. The student was able to support himself through college by selling these textbooks on Ebay. ...
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  • Library Uses Collection Agency to Recover Losses

    || 19-Mar-2013

    In an effort to force patrons to return their materials on time, a library in Michigan has partnered with a debt collection agency. This company will now help Romulus Public Library recover materials and collect late fees. Beginning April 1, 2013, any accounts that have fines of $25 or more will be transferred to the collection agency. If materials are overdue by a week, then the library will ...
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  • Read More About the Mirkhan Law Firm

    || 2-Jan-2013

    If you are dealing with a complicated business matter, you may feel like you have nowhere to turn. Often business issues can become difficult to handle and you may be unable to sort through the mess of allegations and claims on your own. Instead, maybe you need the assistance and help of business litigation professional; at The Mirkhan Law Firm. At this establishment, lawyers are willing to help ...
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