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Laidlaw’s Principals Accused of Fraudulent Activities

Laidlaw & Company is one of the oldest and largest banking and investment firms in the world. Founded in England mover than a century ago, the company has grown to have a global reach, opening offices in countries in Europe and America. In the United States, the investment giant has offices in several states including New York, Texas and Florida. The company specializes in giving investment guidance and information to its clients, who include high net worth individuals, private organizations and public corporations. The investment banking group (Laidlaw) also manages investment on behalf of its customers.

Over the years, the company has diversified to introduce pool investment avenues for investors so as to aggregate funds for the direct venture into opportunities in technology, pharmaceuticals, insurance and other emerging investment opportunities. Over the last six years, the investment bank has expanded pooled investment strategies to include private securities in private issuers such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. The firm has also developed strategies for its clients to invest in health care, biotechnology, mining and natural resources.

Recently, Laidlaw’s principals James Ahern, CEO of the firm, and Matthew Eitner were sued by one of the investment firm’s clients, Relmada Therapeutics, for defamation and attempts to take effective control of the drug making company. Relmada accuses Ahern and Eitner of releasing misleading information and false proxy material about the enterprise, thereby damaging the clinic stage company’s image in the eyes of the public. Relmada wants Laidlaw to compensate for the losses suffered as a result of Ahern and Eitner’s actions. The therapeutics company, which is involved in the development of effective therapies and treatment for chronic pain, also wants the court to issue a restraining order preventing Laidlaw from harming it in the future. So far, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has granted a temporary restraining order preventing Laidlaw & Company from releasing further false proxy materials or potentially damaging information about Relmada.

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Cone Marshall, a Global-Scale Law and Tax Firm in New Zealand

Cone Marshall is a New Zealand-based law firm that was established in 1999. The law firm assists private banks, families, advisors, and attorneys in the development and creation of partnerships. Besides, Cone Marshall advises companies and individual investors regarding global wealth and tax planning. Cone Marshall is a well-established brand that has maintained transparency and tax principles. As such, it delivers confidential and high standards tax and trust advice. Currently, Cone Marshall has two Principals namely Geoffrey Cone and Karen Marshall.


Cone Marshall’s Principles


Karen Marshall is a graduate of the University of Otago. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Tax and Trust Law. Karen Marshall serves as Cone Marshal’s Principle since 2005. Before joining Cone Marshall, Karen worked in London’s Litigation Department for over a decade. While working at the London’s law firm, Karen Marshall gained in-depth experience in management, which has propelled her to the position of a senior advisor to two statutory trustee companies.


Geoffrey Cone contributes significantly to the growth of Cone Marshall. Cone has over thirty years of experience in foreign trust, tax planning, and management of trust and trustee services. In 2012, an article alleged that New Zealand’s private banking system lacks transparency and that its taxes do not conform to the international standards. Responding to the article, Mr. Cone discredited the claims stating that New Zealand adheres to the 2002 gold standards of transparency. These tax principles were approved by OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) on tax matters and information exchange in 2002. OECD is responsible for naming countries that operate as tax havens.Interestingly, New Zealand has never featured on OECD’s list of tax havens. Instead, New Zealand featured on OECD’s list of countries that implemented the internationally agreed tax standards.


Michael Millen introduced the new rules to ensure that foreigners’ tax records are well maintained and updated. In 2006, Michael Millen unveiled Trust Disclosure Form (IR607) as a way of improving New Zealand’s tax transparency. Residents of New Zealand who are trustees to foreigners must submit the IR607 form in the case of a foreign trust. The law requires the IR607 form to be written in English and kept in New Zealand, failure to which it attracts hefty penalties. Anyone who does not comply with the internationally agreed tax standards in New Zealand draws substantial penalties. Notably, trustees should submit information regarding foreign trusts to the relevant government authority.



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Wengie Gives Some Great Life Hacks To Viewers

Wengie is a very popular beauty blogger that regularly posts interesting videos about a variety of subjects. Her claim to fame has come from her posts on Youtube. She can post on anything from makeup tutorials to life hacks. In a recent video about ten different life hacks, she goes over some helpful and simple tips and tricks to make the average person’s life a bit easier.


– Shave your sweater with a regular disposable razor


She shows the viewer how to shave the lint and the pulling off of her sweater to make it look new. The technique is simple and only takes a few minutes.


– Her second hack was to use a staple remover to get a key on and off of a traditional metal key ring.


– The third hack was to put all of your belongings that you will be needing for the day with the items that you never forget such as your keys or your phone. That way you won’t be doing without your items.


– She recommends that you write random numbers and letters over written information that you don’t want anyone to see. If you just cross it out then people may be able to see what it was. If you try her technique no one will ever be able to make it out.


– She recommends putting unfolded laundry on your bed so that you will have to fold it to be able to go to sleep.


Wengie said that you can put a piece of cardboard in a ziplock bag in order to keep documents from being bent in your backpack.


– She suggests that you put newspaper in the bottom of your garbage bag to soak up any liquid that may collect in the bottom and make a mess.


– She hangs sticky back hooks at the sides of her garbage can to secure handles and keep them from slipping from the sides.


– She shows the viewers how to use a marker to indicate the perfect spot to turn the shower handle to for your shower.


– She uses a colander to sift all of the small crumbs from bags of cereal.


– Her final hack is to take a photo of the inside of your fridge before you go shopping so that you don’t buy things that you already have.


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Global Lender Equities First Holdings Returns Shares of ANGLE plc and Concludes Transaction in the UK

Equities First Holdings is a worldwide leader in alternative shareholder financing solutions. The company announced that it had completed the Andrew Newland transaction of over $1.35 million in ANGLE plc’s shares. This was the first deal by Equities First Holdings as a collateral financial solution.

The three-year commercial facility, conducted in 2014, was one of the first transactions carried out by Equities First Holdings in the United Kingdom. The company acquired Meridian Equity Partners Limited during the 2014 summer. It was the rebranded as Equities First (London) Limited. It commenced its operation immediately after acquisition. Equities First (London) Limited is regulated and authorized under the registration number 605564 by the United Kingdom Financial Authority.

The return of the first client with the initial loan indicates that the company is in business. The founder and CEO of Equities First Limited, Al Christy, said that they had gained success through their subsidiary companies. They have completed over 70 transactions. They have earned the people’s trust in financial solutions.

Since 2002, EFH has provided alternative solutions to financial problems by supplying working capital against the publicly-traded stock. They have met their client’s needs. Equities First Holdings provides money against public exchanges and trading shares in the world. They have more than 800 transactions through their branches to deliver more than $1.5 billion in funding.

Equities First Holdings is a global company with offices in 10 countries including wholly owned subsidiaries Equities First Holdings (Australia) Pty Limited, Equities First (London) Limited, Equities First Holdings Singapore Limited, and Equities First Holdings Hong Kong Limited.

Equities First Holdings is one of the most advanced alternative financial solutions provider in the world. The company operates offices in London, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, and Sidney. It has announced the acquisition of Equities Meridian Limited. This is an alternative financial solutions provider based in London. The company offers solutions to highly-rated individuals in Europe, Asia, and Australia. It provides liquidity and attractive levels of investments to investors. EFH has an annual growth of over 30 percent. Its highest growth was experienced in 2015. The 50 percent growth set a landmark in its operations.

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Entrepreneur and Published Author, Eric Pulier

Eric Pulier is a published author and Entrepreneur with over 15 companies to his name. He is also a public speaker, a columnist, and a philanthropist. Pulier has a history of transforming small businesses into multi-million dollar ventures and has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for his companies and the ones he cofounded with other partners.

Some of the firms he founded include Digital Evolution, Media Platform, US Interactive, Desktone, Akana, TM Forum and ServiceMesh.

Mr. Pulier has also invested in a number of charitable organizations and venture capital funds. They include Trident Capital, Monitor Ventures, and e-Companies. The father of four serves on the board directors of The Painted Turtle, which is a summer camp organization for children suffering chronic illness. He is also a member of the Innovation Board for the XPRIZE Foundation

Eric Pulier’s Education

Mr. Pulier attended Teaneck High School and graduated in 1984 before joining the Harvard University for his BA. Degree in 1988. He studied Visual and Environmental Studies, American Literature, Computer Science, and English. During his days in college, he authored pulierLeg, a weekly column for the Harvard Crimson weekly magazine.

Government Assignments

Mr. Pulier was picked to organize the “Bridge to the 21st Century” for Al Gore and Bill Clinton that commemorated their 2nd inauguration. The event that ran for several days was held at the Mall in Washington, DC and attended by several thousands of people. The members of the Congress, US Supreme Court, and the Senate also attended.

Eric Pulier’s Philanthropy

Mr. Pulier is an active philanthropist and a financial donor to many charitable organizations including the XPRIZE Foundation. XPRIZE is a non-profit entity involved in the design and management of public competitions meant to encourage the development of technology-based ideas that help humanity.

Mr. Pulier is also the founding donor of ACE Foundation, an organization that focuses on reshaping how the methodologies of developing software to solve the humanity’s challenges. The organization is working on several projects simultaneously including micro-transaction systems for distribution of clean water. The Ace Foundation has also made a partnership with HeroX to fund contests on technological developments that can solve the global humanitarian challenges.

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Todd Lubar: Businessman and Entrepreneur

Todd Lubar is a successful businessman and entrepreneur in the Maryland region. He is involved with real estate as well as several other business ventures. Originally from the Washington DC area, Todd attended high school in Highstown, New Jersey. After graduating high school he went on to attend college at Syracuse University where he graduated in 1995 with his Bachelor’s in Arts in speech communication.

After finishing college, Todd Lubar found his passion– working in real estate. His first job after graduating was with Crestar Mortgage Corporation where he spent four years learning the industry. At Crestar he learned the world of conservative mortgage banking and how to build valuable relationships with others involved in the industry. In 1999 he took a position with a Texas-based firm, the Legacy Financial Group, to help open a Maryland office with the company. This position allowed Todd Lubar to expand his lending abilities and deal directly with investors as well as banks.

In 2002, Todd took his real estate knowledge and founded his own residential development company: Legendary Properties, LLC. His company worked to rehab and sell single-family homes as well as multi-family homes which allowed Todd to become known in the local real estate and banking communities. He also formed Legendary Financial LLC, which is a part of the parent company Legendary Properties, LLC, and was used as a source of lending for both commercial and residential clients. As the mortgage industry begin to take a hit in 2007-2008, Todd adapted and gained work in the commercial demolition industry as well as the automotive scrap industry.

Todd Lubar currently lives in Maryland with his two children. His main goal is to add value to those that he meets and to become a better person each day.

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Winter Shimmer Is Magical With Lime Crime

While the velvety matte colors that Lime Crime is famous for are wonderful, there is something to be said for the shimmers and sparkles, too. With winter on its way, how will you sparkle and shine?


One way to add depth and shimmer to your winter make-up look is with Lime Crime’s array of Perlee lipsticks. They are the shimmer versions of their matte colors, so if you have a favorite matte color, like Salem or Fetish, look for the Perlee version, demonstrated on their Tumblr page.


Winter can leave you looking flat and pasty, so its a good idea to add extra moisture to your skin, including your lips. Be sure to exfoliate both and apply a luminous moisturizer. Apply your favorite foundation and powder as usual. Add a shimmery lip color and maybe highlight your eyes with a bit of sparkle. Add the appropriate amount of eyeliner and you are ready for a Holiday shindig with a lovely, luminous winter look that catches the eye.


And hey, if you really want a look that catches the eye, glitter up those brows! Yes, you can glitter your brows for a sparkly, magical look that just screams winter wonderland!


Lime Crime is your go-to makeup brand for any season, and winter is no exception. Whatever winter look you want to rock, there is a formula for you. Lime Crime offers cruelty-free beauty in unique colors and formats to help you achieve any look your heart desires. The makeup isn’t just pretty, though — it performs. You get long-wearing color that stays true and is kind to your skin.  Browse the new Metallics line on Naimies.

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EOS Lip Balm Wants To Be The Stylish Lip Balm Choice

EOS lip balm is now the fastest growing and most stylish choice for people who need lip balm. Lip balm is very easy to use, but people have to be sure that they have spent their money on the right things. They will learn pretty fast that they can use the lip balm at any time, but they will also find out that it is a very stylish choice. The stylishness of the lip balm comes in the color of the tube, and it is very important for people to go for something that they can use easily.

The colors on the tubes of EOS lip balm are very nice, and they will even go with the shoes that they got created by Keds to go with their products. It is very important for someone to use their lip balm as often as possible, and they have to be sure that they are using it as often as they can. The lip balm will keep people healthy because it provides them with the moisture for their lips that can help them look better. ULTA beauty says lip balm is the best thing to use on lips before a lipstick, and it is very nice for someone to pull out the EOS lip balm knowing that it works well.

The shoes that go with the lip balm are one thing, but the color itself is also very fun to look at. It makes a lot of people feel better about their lips if they have always had a hard time with dry lips, and there are some people who will discover that they can finally fix up their lips. It makes more sense for someone to keep their EOS lip balm in their pocket so they can turn to their more stylish lip balm into their saving grace.Visit or the company’s Linked In (  profile for more information.


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The Search for Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea has destructive effects that are becoming apparent to the medical professionals now unlike before. A new research indicates that there is a correlation between sleep apnea and severe conditions like stroke and diabetes. The research has created an urgent need to discover treatments for sleep apnea. Dr. Avi Weisfogel is the founder of Dental Sleep Masters. Dr. Avi has knowledge and expertise in sleep disorders and treatment. Dr. Avi is among other experts trying to discover ways of diagnosing and treating patients suffering from sleep apnea. Research also indicates that about 90% of patients with sleep apnea have not yet been diagnosed. Dr. Avi and his team are working towards addressing this serious condition.


Dentists have also joined physicians and sleep physicians to offer support to patients suffering from sleep apnea. There is hope that the treatment for this condition will increase in future as more breakthroughs emerge. Dentists can also devote their practice towards diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. It is unfortunate that many patients are not responding positively to the developed mechanical treatments developed in the past. ImThera Medical has developed a new device known as THN Sleep Therapy. The food and drug administration responsible for experimental clinical trials recently approved the therapy.


Alternative treatments are increasingly becoming user-friendly and smaller in size. Doctors hope that the alternative treatments will encourage more patients to seek a cure for this condition. The smaller implantable devices are easy to use since they do not use uncomfortable masks and noisy and disruptive machinery. The patients require a treatment that can stimulate the airway muscles to stay open because they wake up to 30 times in a night. FDA approved the upper airway stimulation in 2004 and patients have tolerated it. The integration of medical and dental professionals will create a model of care that will treat patients effectively.


More about Dr. Avi

Dr. Avi Weisfogel founded his first dental practice in 1999, which was known as Old Bridge Dental Care. Dr. Avi managed the office for over 15 years. It is during that time that he started exploring the world of sleep and learning the roles of dentists and physicians on helping sleep apnea patients. As a result, Dr. Avi founded several companies in that industry dealing with sleep apneas. He later founded Dental Sleep Masters in 2004.

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Keith Mann And Entrepreneurs

One thing that Keith Mann is willing to help is the entrepreneurial spirit. While he likes to help students get to college and make a successful career, he also believes that among the most important types of people to help out are entrepreneurs. Major businesses and jobs are created by entrepreneurs. Without entrepreneurs, there would be very few jobs. People need to work in order to support themselves. While Keith Mann is also looking out for students in the low income educational communities, he is also trying to help out people that are trying their best to make sure their circumstances improve a lot over the next year.


One interesting thing is that entrepreneur types come in many different ages. He can find plenty of student entrepreneurs or students that are showing a lot of creativity and business smarts that are needed in order to break out of the chain of poverty. In order to help students with that, he has put together a scholarship with his wife. The scholarship is known as the Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Progessional Achievement. This gives a lot of students a chance to go to college and receive the education they need in order to get their career goals off the ground.


The scholarship is awarded to one student each year. Each student is required to go through an application process. The student has to feel out the application for the scholarship. Then he has to write a 1,000 word essay on how getting a college education is going to help Mann achieve his goals. Since a lot of students apply each year, it is up to the student to make sure that he writes the most compelling essay. He also has to show that he is going to go through with his plans to reach his goals.