New York City is one hugely busy city. The day moves fast here and so do many people. Here, millions of people come each day in order to work in one of the world’s finest economies and get access to many amenities including theaters, fine dining and art museums. Millions more have chosen to make this place their home because they wish to be part of the city as much as possible. For those who are thinking of moving here as well or would like to buy an apartment of their own, the choice to do so can be highly rewarding. Those at TOWN Real Estate know full well how intensely wonderful it can be to live in this part of the world. They also know that many of those who want to look for the right apartment may have limited time to do because they are quite busy with other things in life.
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They come in to the world of New York City real estate with a wealth of knowledge. This helps them offer all kinds of superior services for those in need of such services. They can offer the kind of help that anyone who is going to live needs to decide on a specific property. They are also busy. The agents at TOWN spend a lot of time each day helping people to connect with each other and get the right kind of housing. They know just how scarce time can be for those who are living here. This is why they strive to make sure that all of their clients are able to use their search time effectively. Each day, those here spend time looking at new listings and figuring out where the market may be headed in the near future.
Autism is a brain disorder that delays the developmental milestones of a child. The number of people affected by the disease increases yearly since science is yet to discover a cure for the condition. For instance, one in every one hundred people in the UK is affected by Autism.
Sanjay Shah Denmark is the CEO and Founder of Autism Rocks, a charity foundation that raises funds to financially support research organizations that are interested in improving the management of autism. Besides funding research, the foundation also holds music concerts to increase autism awareness. With more people aware of the condition, they are expected to change their perceptions towards the people affected by autism.
The donations have already boosted the medical understanding of the causes of autism. Researchers have already established a set of guidelines helping people with the management of autism. The research centers have also established that autism affects different parts of the brain and that girls living with autism may have needs that are different from boys living with autism.
The music concerts usually feature popular music artists like Flo Rida, Tyga, Michael Buble, Prince, Lenny Kravitz, and Drake. They are invited since they have the power to influence people on various issues. Besides music, the concert incorporates fun activities like horse rides and face painting.
Funds raised in the concert are directed to support autism research. To date, Autism Rocks has succeeded in donating close to £600,000. Sanjay’s philanthropic efforts have seen him being honored to be named one of Autism Research Center’s trustees.
The idea to incorporate music concerts and fundraising was arrived at after a meeting between Sanjay Shah and world’s top rapper, Snoop Dog. Sanjay Shah learned that famous artists usually attract immense admiration from the public and people are often eager to attend their shows. For this reason, he contacted Done Events Promotions Company with propositions of how they could be organizing charity-themed events featuring music icons.
Sanjay Shah is a passionate entrepreneur and business person who laid aside his academic qualifications as a doctor to start up his first investment venture, Solo Capital. The company offers financial services on brokerage and investment management. It is a profitable company that employs more than 100 business experts.
Are you searching for a lawyer for business dispute or other issue? Need a competent lawyer to advise or guide you? Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho is a clear choice for anyone who is looking for a business litigation lawyer in Brazil.
Finding yourself in a legal situation can be nerve-wracking, but you can reduce your stress by getting a good lawyer. Choose the most competent lawyer you can find, and you can rest assured that everything will be handled appropriately.
If the lawyer says something you don’t understand, ask him to explain. They should be more than happy to clarify what they mean, especially when it comes to legal and attorneys‘ fees.
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It’s vital that you are comfortable with the lawyer you choose. Take everything into consideration, from how you feel when you first meet him to his level of knowledge and expertise. If the lawyer doesn’t meet your requirements or expectations, find someone else.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho represents businesses, corporations, entrepreneurs, politicians and other commercial entities with contract disputes, business matters, start-up issues, and litigation should it become necessary. Ricardo Tosto advises business owners and company personnel in reviewing important legal documents that affect their organization, resolving disputes, handling breach of contract matters, and other matters affecting their activities and business success.
Ricardo Tosto de Oliveira Carvalho has been practicing law for many years and is well versed in a wide variety of ways to approach and handle legal matters. His clients come from a wide variety of backgrounds and he is well aware of the need to handle their cases with care. He takes the time to evaluate each case and develops a powerful strategy to address the matter.
The investing world is highly complicated if you are unsure about what you are doing. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and quickly get into trouble if you do not know what you are doing. Luckily, those of us who are not as adapt at investing can rely on those who actually know what they are talking about.
Brad Reifler is the CEO and founder of Forefront Capital. This is an investing firm that he established as a way of providing more people with the ability to get invested and start to see the types of returns that they long for. He has been in business for more than 30 years and therefore knows what he is doing when it comes to business.
YahooFinance writes about how Brad cares about helping the average person get invested in the markets because he knows from personal experience how some are left out of the rain when it comes to investing. The step-father of Brad Reifler was restricted from getting involved with certain types of investments simply because he was not an accredited investor. Brad Reifler wanted to change that, and that is what motivated him to create Forefront Capital.
His investment advice for those of us out there today is to look at spreading money out as far and wide as it will go. He believes that it only makes logical sense to diversify. He also encourages people to not put all of their money with any one money manager. No matter how well one thinks they know someone, it is all too easy for that person to take advantage of that trust and manipulate it. Bernie Madoff is just one example of this.
Secondly, you should understand what it is you hope to gain from your investments in the first place. This means that you must have a precise strategy for what you want to get out of the markets. You cannot just throw money in with the hope that it will increase in value. You should be certain about what kind of return you are hoping to get.
José Manuel González, the Venezuelan agricultural entrepreneur, and former President of Fedecamaras in Caracas is on a mission to change the direction of the country. González is currently the Deputy to the National Assembly of the state of Guárico. Mr. González has been trying to turn the country around through a national agreement, but President Nicolas Maduro wants to do things his way. His way is to bring the people of Venezuela to their knees through food deprivation, land and business seizures, electricity shortages and high inflation. The country with the richest oil reserves in the world has no money, and all fingers are pointing to President Maduro as the source of this economic disaster. Venezuelans are living their worst nightmare, and they want it to stop, according to González.
One of the largest recall rallies in the history of Venezuela is underway. Millions of people filled the streets with signs that said, “We are going to bring down Maduro,” and “This government will fail.” Those messages and more like them popped up in cities across the country. The opposition Democratic coalition expected one million people to join the rally in Caracas, but according to the reports the total was much higher than that.
Maduro is calling the rally “a violent, fascist ambush,” Maduro ‘s henchmen have been rounding up activists for days, according to González. Maduro is telling his supporters that his quick response has stopped the rally from becoming violent. Maduro will do anything to stay in power, and that includes using tear gas on the protestors. Maduro used extra police to block the streets of Caracas, and there were roadblocks on most major routes into the capital from the surrounding provinces.
Jose Manuel González has been trying to find a political solution, but Maduro believes the rally is backed by the United States. No one is sure what will happen next in Venezuela, but according to some reports, the outside world is not going to get a realistic version because Maduro has expelled all the foreign reporters. Maduro was hand-picked by Hugo Chavez, but he has destroyed everything Chavez accomplished.
There are several despotic governments in this world that falsely claim to be socialist democracies. Thor Halvorssen calls these countries out directly, on their hypocrisy and level of oppression they levy against their own citizens. He says people in America correctly condemn the vicious, self-serving, tyrannical governments of Venezuela, North Korea, and some countries of Africa. However, he thinks they are mostly ignorant if Americans think all democratic socialism has proved evil. The countries that most Americans believe are socialist in structure cannot seem to see past that simple facade to the despot and his cronies pulling the levers behind the scenes. Those are not socialist governments at all, it turns out in the final analysis.
While he agrees that those countries must be reformed. They deny people there the most basic of human rights. While on a trip to South Korea, in the central city of Seoul, for a world conference on human rights, Halvorssen made clear his passionate stand for the oppressed peoples of the world. He was calling people all over the world during his days at the conference. Of course, many of those receiving these calls and texts in Europe and all of the Western Hemisphere were still in bed.
Thor Halvorssen is a tireless freedom fighter, in the fight that can actually change minds, in the press, television media, and with peaceful demonstrations. He points people to the freedom loving, but certainly socialist democratic countries of Northern Europe as examples of healthy governments. He has been trying hard and with valor to bring the kind of sane, representational, socialist democracy that is found in Sweden to his native Venezuela.
Halvorssen’s family is no stranger to the effects of a despotic, terrorizing central government. After a coupe, decades ago, the new Venezuelan government arrested, imprisoned, and tortured Thor’s father. It took a great deal of world wide humanitarian effort to secure his release. Later his mother was shot by a government goon squad while she was attending a peaceful meeting in public. She recovered, but of the 11 people shot, one did die.
Michael Zomber is a historian, writer and filmmaker who specializes in antique arms from the American Civil War and Japanese samurai era. He is also an active philanthropist who participates in organizations that promote peace. Over a span of four decades Michael has collected a number of antique arms and swords and studied them. With his knowledge he has spoken about his findings to a number of major media sources such as the History Channel. As well as being a collector of antique arms, he has also written a number of stories about the samurai era. Michael even made a film about one of his stories though his film company Renascent Films LLC.
During a span of forty years, Michael has collected a number of weapons such as antique guns from the American Civil War era. He would study these guns and learn more about them in terms of how they were built, how they work and their impact on the number of armed conflicts they were used in. By acquiring this knowledge he would then educate others by appearing on television. While he is very fond of antique arms he is also an avid collector of samurai swords. By studying samurai swords he has been able to use his knowledge to participate in storytelling. As a result he has gone on to complete a number of projects based on his interest in Japanese samurai swords
As well as studying weapons, Michael has written a number of stories. These stories are mainly about the samurai era in the form of screenplays and novels. In this screenplays Michael has devised a number of intriguing stories that depict the culture and armed conflicts of the samurai era. They are also depicted in a number of his novels as well. In the novels they are more detailed and provide more insight into this unique time period in world history. The stories that Michael has written would eventually be made into a documentary film. With this project Michael gives people a visual representation of what the samurai era was like in terms of armed conflict and culture.
The first article released by Securus highlights a 1998 report from the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC), in which the LPSC finds that GTL was guilty of fraudulently altering telephone clocks to add extra seconds to calls, charging higher rates than the law permitted, and double-billing for calls, among other things. Securus acknowledges that these transgressions were committed 18 years ago, but makes the salient point that the Enron and Bernie Madoff scandals are also dated, and the passage of time has done nothing to reduce the seriousness of those matters. Today, no one would do business with Enron or Madoff.
That experience has allowed me to realize that inmates cannot be lumped into a category, labeled, and then left behind. Many inmates are good people who have made bad decisions. The families and friends who visit them and call them are their lifeline, and for a company defraud one of society’s most vulnerable populations by taking advantage of that lifeline is inexcusable. I am glad that Securus is taking steps to shine the light on GTL’s business practices. If you’d like more information on Securus Technologies, you can find it here and here.
James Dondero, president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., has joined forces with Linda Owen, Dallas civic leader, to provide strategic guidance to Highland’s philanthropic activities. James Dondero has over three decades of experience in the credit and equity markets. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia with majors in Accounting and Finance. After graduation, he earned additional certifications: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. James and Mark Okada founded Highland Capital in 1993.
Linda Owen earned a BA in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and a JD degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Owen was a real estate associate with the law firm Wald, Harkrader & Ross before becoming involved with philanthropic organizations such as the Crystal Charity Ball, The Family Place and the Circuit Trail Company. Owen was president and CEO of The Real Estate Council and president and CEO of the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation.
Highland Capital, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment advisor that is one of the most experienced global alternative credit managers, which, together with its affiliates, manages more than $17 billion of assets. Highland is active in supporting veterans’ causes, education, and health care in the Dallas community. It contributes more than $3 million annually to many charitable organizations through the Dallas Foundation, a public charity that works to improve lives in North Texas by bringing together donors and nonprofits. Owen will serve as Highland’s charitable giving manager in partnership with The Dallas Foundation. Dondero stated that they wanted a dedicated professional to make sure Highland’s contributions make the greatest impact. Owen is pleased to work with a firm that is committed to supporting the community.
The Dynamics Search Partner founder, Keith Mann has announced a partnership between Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship and Uncommon Schools. The scholarship is designed to recognize the next brand of ground-breaking business go-getters. It is an annual scholarship opportunity that focuses on individual graduating seniors by giving them a chance to further their studies. The goal is to affirm at least one of the seniors in the Uncommon Schools receives four years of college education.
It’s a non-profit charter management company based in New York. It deals with well-performing urban charter public schools where it identifies deserving students from poor backgrounds to pay their college fee. One of the counselors of the Uncommon Charter High Schools Mr. Joe Frick is ecstatic with the news of the scholarship program by Keely and Keith. Applicants for the scholarship must write a 1000-word essay detailing how attaining a college degree can help them to fulfill their professional ambitions.
Keith is a man with many hats; he is the founder of Dynamics Search Partners, an education advocate, and a philanthropist. He recognizes young leaders and hooks then up with companies that nurture them to success. His firm deals with hedge funds and alternative investment via the provision of alternative staffing needs, and executive search services for established equity institutions. In the hedge fund sector, Dynamics Search Partners ranks as the biggest staffer due to its capacity to fill more than 2000 client needs since its inception.
Keith Mann has played a key role in expanding the company beyond investment positions, having been in the executive search sector for more than 50 years. He is an expert of hiring, staffing strategy, and hedge fund compensation. In 2002, he established Alternative Investment Practice inside Dynamics Executive Search, after he had acknowledged the hedge-fund industry as a fast growing but untapped division. In 2006, Keith stretched out the practice into private equity before establishing Dynamics Search Partners in 2009 with a focus in alternative investment.