Headlines Tagged with Fees — 802 headlines found
Premier steadfastly denies conflict of interest allegations
Nov 30, 2012 Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 30, 2012 11:44
A 19-page federal indictment against Vrdolyak outlines his role in a scheme to pocket millions of dollars from Illinois’ $9.3 billion settlement with tobacco companies nearly two decades ago. The indictment alleges Vrdolyak was promised $65 million from
Jan 10, 2018 Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 10, 2018 01:12
Prominent Miami tobacco attorney Philip Gerson and co-counsel Steven Hunter are fighting the Florida Bar’s argument that they should be suspended for 30 days for allegedly acting against clients’ interests in a secondhand smoke case. The bar argues Gerso
Nov 27, 2017 Law.com
added Nov 28, 2017 17:19
It’s not clear how much money Vrdolyak made from the tobacco settlement. Federal prosecutors told a judge in 2010 that he “has a guaranteed income stream of $260,000 per year . . . until 2023 from tobacco-related litigation.” And Bhachu wrote that Vrdoly
Nov 13, 2017 Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 14, 2017 03:21
[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again
The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
Aug 4, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44
The Alberta government won’t call in the RCMP to review an ethics investigation into Alison Redford’s handling of the province’s $10-billion tobacco litigation contract, a Justice department official confirmed Tuesday.
Apr 13, 2016 Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 13, 2016 07:25
With two weeks to go until a crucial state Senate special election in Nassau County, Democrat Todd Kaminsky's campaign's latest ad hits Chris McGrath over the fees his law firm received for its work on the early 2000s settlement agreement between states
Apr 4, 2016 New York Daily News
added Apr 4, 2016 23:35
Alberta spent $160,000 for an independent review of a 2013 ethics investigation that cleared Alison Redford of wrongdoing for her role in how the province's $10-billion Big Tobacco lawsuit was awarded.
Feb 13, 2016 Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Feb 13, 2016 05:36
Premier Alison Redford said Wednesday she will not order the terms of a tobacco litigation contract to be released because disclosing the information could harm the interests of Albertans in the fight against the tobacco industry.
Dec 12, 2012 Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 17, 2012 14:47
However, even though the Speaker has let Redford off the hook, the opposition isn’t accepting it. “Apparently black is white and the sky is green. I didn’t know this until now, but apparently, according to Mr. Zwozdesky that is the case and we’re going to
Dec 4, 2012 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 5, 2012 04:32