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Insurance Companies Profit on Retained-Asset Accounts at Expense of Military Families

Posted in Public Policy
I have written previously about corporate-owned life insurance policies — so-called “dead peasant” policies — and stranger-owned life insurance policies, which involve employers and investors insuring the lives of their employees or even strangers, then collecting the proceeds when the insureds die. But according to an article entitled "Duping Continue Reading

DOJ Sues to Reverse Newspapers Merger

Posted in Antitrust, Corporations, Litigation, Public Policy
    In 2004, the Daily Gazette Company, publisher of the Charleston Gazette (the morning newspaper), purchased the Daily Mail  (the afternoon newspaper), from MediaNews Group, Inc.  Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Daily Gazette Company and MediaNews Group, Inc., seeking to overturn the Continue Reading