It is very unusual, possibly unheard of, for there to be this degree of public discussion of regulatory compliance by an OTS regulated institution BEFORE it is taken over. But Dwelling House is a highly unusual thrift. It is the oldest minority-owned financial institution in the city and is well-known for promoting home ownership for generations in the Hill District and other black neighborhoods. Dwelling House is a community asset that Pittsburgh cannot afford to lose.
Should you get involved in any of those social media like Twitter, Facebook or the like? The answer appears to be a qualified “yes.” A fellow lawyer reports that he regretted opening a Facebook page because he hadn’t anticipated the workload. But others have effectively used Twitter to broadcast their blog postings. Brad writes about social media as advertising in Creative Briefing and I for one, will be reading.
The readers want to know whether I will be commenting on the investigation into the star’s sudden and apparently premature death. The focus seems to be on whether Jackson’s physician bears some culpability, civil or criminal. At this point in time, I doubt if I will be able to add anything to the subject that Gretta Van Sustren and the other cable mavens won’t analyze to the point of absurdity. But who knows? Lets see what develops.
Posted by Cliff Tuttle (c) 2009 A Pittsburgh-based legal blog, Philip Brooks’ Patent InfringementUpdates is celebrating it fourth blogaversary today. This blog was named No. 20 among the top 25 patent law blogs by IP Watchdog earlier this year. Among the cases recently reported by Brooks, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that an attorneys fee [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle Here’s what the Pittsburgh Comet, a local politics blog, had to say about the decision by Judge James upholding the City of Pittsburgh’s Zoning Board of Adjustment decision denying the downtown electronic billboard application by Lamar Advertising for the Grant Street Transportation Center. If you are interested enough to want to [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle (c) 2009 The Commonwealth Court is moving to to the Pennsylvania Judicial Center in Harrisburg on August 3, 2009. The Court’s new address will be: Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania 601 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 2100 PO Box 69185 Harrisburg, PA 17106-9185 There will be no change in the address of the Court’s [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle (c) 2009 Dwelling House Savings told the Post-Gazette and Tribune Review that it has had some progress in recovering funds electronically stolen from it. Although details are necessarily hazy, it appears that progress in restoring the required level of regulatory capital by June 30 is being made. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 25, [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle(c) 2009 Well, it looks like another expression has made it into the popular lexicon. Too bad. Anyone who has ever walked a part of this iconic trail, knows what a wonderful, peaceful, other-worldly experience it can be. It pulls you like a magnet. The Anonymous Lawyer has been there, too, figuratively [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle (c) 2009 Not too long ago, I wrote a post called Why Blog? 10.5 Good Reasons. Jeff Mehalic, author of West Virginia Business Litigation Blog, was kind enough to send out a tweet on Twitter directing readers to the post. If you browse our blogroll, you have probably run into Jeff’s [...]
Posted by Cliff Tuttle (c) 2009 Suppose that a newly-hired executive deliberately signs a non-compete contract on the company’s signature line. After his employment is terminated, he argues that the contract is invalid because he signed the wrong line on purpose and the company submitted a new document that was never signed. Enforceable? Read the [...]
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