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PICKARD: When Ukip tried to hire Lynton Crosby | Westminster blog

Ukip wanted to hire Mr Crosby about a year ago to become their elections supremo. But the asking price, supposedly £350,000 a year – or the equivalent – would have been outside the reach of Mr Farage’s chequebook. (UPDATE: My mole now says it was £750,000
Financial Times blogs
added May 9, 2013 14:12
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Texas Lawyer Blog: Fee dispute between attorneys rises out of tobacco litigation ashes

Beaumont plaintiff’s lawyer Brent W. Coon and lawyers he hired to represent him in litigation against his former firm, Provost★Umphrey Law Firm, say they are trying to resolve a fee dispute.
Texas Lawyer
added Jan 17, 2013 14:31
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[Canada] PASKEY: Tobacco is Alberta's biggest cancer killer - so what are we doing about it?

It makes more sense to tie bylaws to the most harm: and smoking, not pitbulls, or fast bikers, or unpicked-up dog poop, is a leading cause of harm. It would take political leadership to go hard at our number one cause of cancer death. Yes, it would.
Metro (ca)
added Jan 14, 2013 10:46
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[Canada] Ethics investigation won't stall tobacco lawsuit, Alberta justice minister insists

Alberta’s justice minister says the province will keep pursuing a $10-billion lawsuit against the tobacco industry, despite calls from the Wildrose party to change how it handles the case in light of an ethics investigation.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:45
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[Canada] Ethics commissioner to investigate possible conflict of interest in 'Tobacco-gate'

Alberta’s Ethics Commissioner has confirmed he has begun to investigate a possible conflict of interest in choosing law firms to represent the province in a lawsuit against tobacco companies.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 11:39
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[Canada] Alberta premier faces ethics probe over tobacco contract

Alberta's ethics commissioner is investigating whether Premier Alison Redford was in conflict of interest when she chose her ex-husband's law firm for a $10-billion tobacco lawsuit while she was justice minister.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:36
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[Canada] RESPONSE TO SHERMAN

I have commenced an investigation as you requested. The Member has been notified of my decision.
Scribd
added Jan 8, 2013 02:01
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SHERMANS LETTER

This is an extremely troubling revelation that clearly puts Ms. Redford in a potential conflict of interest. As Leader of the Alberta Liberal Opposition, I am asking you to conduct a thorough investigation into this matter to determine if Ms. Redford vio
Scribd
added Jan 8, 2013 01:55
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VIDEO: Ethics Commissioner to investigate Alberta premier over $10B tobacco lawsuit

Alberta's Ethics Commissioner, Neil Wilkinson, has confirmed he will investigate Premier Alison Redford over a possible breach of the Conflict of Interest Act in relation to her role in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit contract being awarded to her ex-husban
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 8, 2013 01:34
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[Canada] Alberta premier faces ethics probe over tobacco lawsuit conflict allegation

Alberta's ethics commissioner is investigating a conflict of interest allegation involving Premier Alison Redford over a government lawsuit filed against Big Tobacco. It's alleged that Redford awarded the lawsuit contract in 2011 to a group of law firms
Canadian Press
added Jan 8, 2013 01:13
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