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first_imgSwan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Swan General Ltd (SWAN.mu)  2008 annual report.Company ProfileSwan General Limited offers insurance services, including personal and corporate insurance. The company provides services that include life, car, home, health, travel, boat, property and liability, financial lines, motor fleet, marine, and keyman and partnership insurance products, as well as reinsurance services. Swan General Limited also provides loans; education, retirement, and investment plans; wealth management and securities trading services; and pension and actuarial services, pension administration, and investment advisory services. Life, casualty, and property are the segments through which the company conducts its business and is based in Mauritius. Swan General Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritiuslast_img read more


first_imgEquity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Equity Bank Group Limited (EQTY.rw)  2018 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileEquity Bank Group Limited is a leading financial institution based in Kenya which offers products and services to private individuals and small-to-medium enterprises, and the corporate banking market. It operates in six geographical markets; Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The consumer division targets salaried customers or customers who receive regular remittances, such as a pension. The SME division provides financial solutions for working capital needs, property development and acquisition of assets. The corporate division targets large enterprises offering products and services that range from equity, mortgage and asset finance loans to trade finance, development loans and business loans. Formerly known as Equity Bank Limited, the commercial bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Limited. Equity Bank Group Limited is listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchangelast_img read more


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Yes, the change to electric vehicles may be growing – but right now petrol engines far outweigh electric, and will do for years to come. Electric vehicles are expensive, and emerging nations will use whatever fuel they can to power their own industrial revolutions. Quality production companies that are low-cost operators will be able to weather any storms that hit the non-lean operators first. Technology Tech has always been hot, and it always will be. The profit potential from technology companies – those that get it right, at least – is eye-watering. High gross margins that can be realised because of a scalable platform can deliver large returns for shareholders.Of course, tech is also always risky, as there is never any guarantee that the business will run smoothly. But, that’s part and parcel of the investment opportunity. People who want more reward have to be willing to take on more risk in order to achieve that return. 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Demand for this metal – especially for electric vehicles – will grow, which means those companies that are able to supply copper efficiently could be in the money. To determine whether a copper company is economically viable, look at its all-in costs for production compared to its selling price.Companies that have large amounts of cash sitting on the balance sheet may also be able to take advantage of straggling competitors. Getting exposure to this metal, in the right company and stock, could prove be a very astute investment in 2020 and the coming years.  “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.center_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Image source: Getty Images Three sectors to watch for in 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. See all posts by Michael Taylorlast_img read more


first_img New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Pittsburgh, PA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Featured Jobs & Calls An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Bath, NC Rector Belleville, IL Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Submit an Event Listing In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Submit a Job Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Events Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Collierville, TN Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Albany, NY Curate Diocese of Nebraska Tags Rector Martinsville, VA Diocese of Tasmania to sell churches to fund redress to victims of abuse Rector Washington, DC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit a Press Release Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Anglican Communion Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Posted May 31, 2018 Rector Tampa, FL [Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Tasmania has published a list of 78 parish properties that could be sold to fund redress to victims of abuse. The majority of the properties in the provisional list are churches, but it also includes rectories, rental properties and vacant land. The proposals will be debated by the diocesan Synod meeting in Launceston on June 2.Read the full article here. Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Press Release Service Director of Music Morristown, NJ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem last_img read more


first_imgThursday Feb 26, 2015 Six Nations 2015: The Journalists’ Midterm Report Before the Six Nations started we posted a Journalists preview piece that proved fairly popular, so here is a follow up, as some of the top UK and Ireland rugby writers discuss which teams have impressed, and how things are poised ahead of this coming weekend.There is a specific focus on each individual team as we approach the mid-point of the tournament, so if you’re from one of the six nations, you may be interested to hear their thoughts. For the neutral, as said at the end of the video, it should be a fascinating weekend.On Scotland’s meeting with Italy at Murrayfield, the feeling is that the hosts should take it.“They are going to be a really interesting team by the time the world cup comes around,” said the Evening Standard’s Chris Jones, while the Daily Mirror’s Alex Spink felt Scotland should have beaten Wales, rather than narrowly lose 26-23. “The look on Vern Cotter’s face at the final whistle suggested he won’t put up with that again,” he said.View more from the Six Nations in our new VideoHub  On the big Ireland vs England clash, feelings were mixed but they all felt it would be a tight contest.“I think we (Ireland) can outsmart them, but if it becomes a power-based game, we can’t live with them unfortunately,” said the Irish Times’ Gavin Cummiskey.On France and their potential, Chris Foy of the Daily Mail said: “They’ve got so much potential in there and it’s just so sort of bizarre and unsettling for them that it’s not coming out, and frankly, I’ll be very surprised if they have a major say in how this title goes.”On Wales: “They’ve kept themselves in it with that win in Edinburgh, and they pulled that out late on, so that was impressive, but I think they’re just short of Ireland and England this year,” said Duncan Bech of the Press Association.Your thoughts: How do you feel each team are placed going into the weekend, and at this midway point in the tournament? Let us know in the comments belowThanks to RugbyMediaADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Six Nations 2015 Related Articles 325 WEEKS AGO Courtney Lawes lays into another unsuspecting… 325 WEEKS AGO England and France’s Twickenham thriller… 325 WEEKS AGO Ireland thump Scotland to set up second Championship… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more


first_imgClaire Girmanhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/claire-girman/ Linkedin The109: Community hosts fundraiser to support injured Fort Worth officer Facebook + posts Linkedin printStarting a small business after college wasn’t part of the original plan for Riley Kiltz and Collin Sansom, founders of Craftwork Coffee Co.The duo opened their coffee shop-workspace hybrid in late January on Fort Worth’s historic Camp Bowie Boulevard.By fusing their skills as businessmen and coffee connoisseurs, they created a lively workspace fueled by community engagement and well-crafted coffee.Shop view of Craftwork Coffee Co.“The heart behind Craftwork is to provide a comfortable workspace that also allows people to connect with each other,” Kiltz said. “It’s about getting people out of isolation and into community.”Kiltz said he began working in international investment consulting after graduating from TCU. He said his job demanded more time working on the road than from an office.The TCU grad said after catching up with colleagues he graduated with, he noticed a trend of people working more remote.“It seemed the concern of where you were working became less important to what you were working on or who you were working with,” Kiltz said. “It didn’t seem to matter if you were working for a small firm or a Fortune 500 company.”He said when he needed to meet with clients, he would report to an office that fit the standard for corporate workspaces.“It was soul-crushing to walk into an environment of 50-something offices, where you would rarely come into contact with the people working alongside you,” he said. “This didn’t feel right to me.”He said working people should no longer have to settle for traveling long distances to a mundane office, only to be isolated from fellow co-workers.“This is when Collin and I began toying with the idea of what it would look like for someone to solve this workspace need,” Kiltz said. “Where we can have the accessibility of a home office, the control of a suite and be in community.”When breaking ground on the location which formerly housed an auto mechanic shop, psychic and real estate office, the duo considered what would bring energy to their workspace solution.They chose coffee.Barista at work.“One thing Craftwork does that’s very unique is it’s ability to draw people in through coffee. Coffee is a common denominator for a lot of people,” Kiltz said. “It has the power of getting people to familiarize with a space prior to stepping into it.”Kiltz said when mapping out the floor plan, he and Sansom strategically placed the coffee bar in the center.“This allows the workspace to revolve around that energy and life,” Kiltz said.The coffee shop serves more than just a brew. It includes dedicated areas where customers can work on their craft in open spaces or reserved office suites.Kiltz and Sansom partnered with local architecture company, 97w, to put the space together.“Collin and I had the inspiration behind the space, but this design is very much the work of their hands,” Kiltz said.Down to the aesthetic details of the space, Kiltz and Sansom said they wanted to create an open-air environment that would allow sound to travel throughout the space.One way they did this was by working with local business, PalletSmart, to create a wood slat wall that was modeled off of one in the Guarulhos airport in Brazil.Wood slat wall between coffee shop and workspace suites.Kiltz said the wall in the airport is used to break up the space but allow sound to travel through. In the shop, the wall rests between the workspace suites and coffee shop tables.“You don’t have to rely on music to activate your workspace,” he said. “The wall allows us to do it with people and conversations.”Entrance to workspace and conference room division.Craftwork offers three workspace memberships: social, solo and team. The memberships range from $150 to $900 per month.The social membership serves as the most basic, and caters toward people who may have an office or home office, but are looking for an area to step away “to breathe” or meet with clients.He said the suites are a place people are able to land that’s professional, but also life-giving.Team workspace.“I would find it difficult to pound out nine or 10 hours of work on a barstool. I hope no one has to do that,” Kiltz said. “That’s what these suites are for.”Solo suite space.Other amenities including cafe discounts, 24-hour access and added storage and office space are included with the solo and team memberships.Having worked in multiple environments, whether in coffee shops or office environments, Kiltz said he and Sansom considered the different elements of these spaces and what they offered.He said they hope the concept will suit the t-shirt designer, software developer, photographer and attorney.Kiltz and Sansom said they want Craftwork Coffee Co. to be a place where people in different industries feel welcome to meet and work.“We provide a monthly meal to our members so they have an opportunity to connect, instead of feeling as if they’re just working beside each other,” Kiltz said.He said he and his staff are invested in bringing the best quality to their customers, whether through providing a professional working environment or by bringing the best brew to their cup.Kiltz said the shop rotates through different roasters in order to introduce people to different ways of roasting coffee.“In comparison to other cities of our size, I still think there’s a lot of room for good coffee shops to come in,” Kiltz said. “Which means there could be more opportunities for people to learn more about it.”To-go cups.Craftwork Coffee Co. currently serves four roasters: Onyx, Madcap, Olympia and Dallas-based Tweed.“Collin and I have traveled all over the country to ‘cup some coffee,’ which is equivalent to a wine tasting, with our roasters,” Kiltz said. “We’ve made a real effort to get to know them as people.”Craftwork has also partnered with Fort Worth’s Stir Crazy Baked Goods.Merchandise shelf.Kiltz said the next step for Craftwork Coffee Co. is to refine how their micro-location works and identify other neighborhoods to expand into.“Our goal is not to just increase an accessible workspace, but a mobile one,” Kiltz said. “Despite the distances we may travel now to meet or work, we see Craftwork as a solution that can help us get more connected.” Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday Following a 24-17 season finale loss to the Oklahoma Sooners, TCU head coach Gary Patterson said he would not talk about officiating.Some controversial calls were made during the game, including a Jaden Oberkrom field goal which the referees ruled no good. 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first_imgNews News RSF_en HondurasAmericas July 11, 2013 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Authorities urged to identify instigators of TV journalist’s barbaric murder Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that TV journalist Aníbal Barrow’s dismembered remains were found on 9 July by a lagoon near Villanueva, around 20 km from the spot on the outskirts of the city of San Pedro Sula where he was kidnapped on 24 June.“We express our solidarity with Barrow’s family and all Honduran journalists, who are traumatized by this barbaric crime,” Reporters Without Borders said. “While the investigation has already produced some results, the murder will remain unpunished as long as the instigators have not been identified and brought to trial.”Reporters Without Borders added: “It seems highly probably that Barrow’s murder was linked to his work as a journalist.”The authorities confirmed yesterday that the partially burned and dismembered body found the day before was Barrow’s. It is thought he was killed on the day he was abducted. No ransom request had been made.Four persons have been arrested on suspicion of directly participating in the crime and at least four others are being actively sought by the police, who have said it will not go unpunished.According to a protected witness, a group of criminals operating in the area were paid 400,000 lempiras (15,000 euros) to kill Barrow. Some news outlets are saying the money came from a “highly-placed” person.The National Commission for Human Rights (CONADEH) said Barrow was the 36th journalist to have been killed in the past decade. According to the tally kept by Reporters Without Borders, his death brings the number of journalist killed since the June 2009 coup d’état to 26. Reports News Follow the news on Honduras HondurasAmericas Organisation center_img May 13, 2021 Find out more to go further 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies December 28, 2020 Find out more RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America April 27, 2021 Find out more RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” Help by sharing this information Receive email alertslast_img read more


first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago TransUnion released its HELOC study today, which explores why consumers open HELOCs and estimates the percentage of HELOCs opened under specific motivations. The company projects 1.4 million new HELOC borrowers in 2017 and 1.6 million in 2018; a 30 percent increase from the previous two-year period of 2015-2016, which was 1.1 million and 1.2 million projected new borrowers respectively. They also project 10 million consumers to originate a HELOC between 2018 and 2022, which would be more than double the 4.8 million HELOCs originated in the previous five-year period of 2012-2016. The study is designed to help analysts understand why people want to pursue this specific form of credit and evaluate the recent dynamics of the HELOC industry. TransUnion studied 60 million consumers who were eligible for a HELOC and the observation period for consumer credit traits took place between June 2015 and May 2016. Consumers were identified as HELOC-eligible in May 2016 and the observation period for opening a new HELOC occurred between June 2016 and January 2017.“With aggregate home equity surpassing that of the housing boom in the mid 2000s, TransUnion is projecting between nine and 11 million consumers will originate HELOCs over the next five years,” said Joe Mellman, senior vice president and mortgage line of business leader at TransUnion. Mellman believes the 10 million approximated to originate HELOCs will do so primarily due to continued home equity growth and a relatively robust economy. There were 4.9 million HELOCs originations in 2005; back then home equity amounted to $13.3 trillion. In 2011, originations dropped to 600,000 and home equity declined to $6.3 trillion. Home equity didn’t rise back to $13.3 trillion until 2016, but HELOC originations stayed at 1.2 million, according to TransUnion.   The study finds that rising home prices and, as a result, increasing equity, is sparking interest in HELOCs. “While HELOC originations often track with home equity, which is correlated to rising home prices, we found that the rebound in HELOCs diverged from the recovery in home values following this past recession,” Mellman said. To lenders, borrowers opening HELOCs may be of particular interest because they show more positive credit characteristics compared to non-borrowers. According to the study, consumers who open a HELOC tend to be more credit-active, carry higher levels of credit card and non-revolving debt, and demonstrate more credit responsible behavior via lower delinquency.To download the full report from TransUnion, click here. Home / Daily Dose / TransUnion: HELOCS to Spike 30 Percent in 2017 The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribe About Author: Dean Terrell in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, Market Studies  Print This Post Tagged with: HELOCs Home Equity Line of Credit Joe Mellman TransUnion Previous: Paradatec Announces One-Day Blind Test for Mortgage Files Next: Freddie Mac Reports Portfolio Update Sign up for DS News Daily Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago HELOCs Home Equity Line of Credit Joe Mellman TransUnion 2017-10-24 Dean Terrell The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago TransUnion: HELOCS to Spike 30 Percent in 2017 Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago October 24, 2017 1,816 Views Related Articleslast_img read more


first_imgSubscribe The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Ali Haralson Auction.com Auctions Foreclosure HOUSING mortgage Women in Housing women’s history month 2021-03-23 Rachel Williams Rachel Williams attended Texas Christian University (TCU), where she graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a dual Bachelor of Arts in English and History. Williams is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, widely recognized as the nation’s most prestigious honor society. Subsequent to graduating from TCU, Williams joined the Five Star Institute as an editorial intern, advancing to staff writer, associate editor and is currently the editor in chief and head of corporate communications. She has over a decade of editorial experience with a primary focus on the U.S. residential mortgage industry and financial markets. Williams resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband. She can be reached at [email protected] Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily in Daily Dose, Featured, Foreclosure, News, REO Ali Haralson Promoted to President of Auction.com Tagged with: Ali Haralson Auction.com Auctions Foreclosure HOUSING mortgage Women in Housing women’s history month On Tuesday, Auction.com announced that Ali Haralson has been promoted to President, a new position in the company that will oversee both sales and operations.Haralson, who has served as the company’s Chief Business Development Officer since 2017, will continue to report to CEO Jason Allnutt.“Over the last four years, Ali has successfully partnered with our clients to develop creative disposition solutions, expand our product offerings, innovate new technologies, and help build the vision of Auction.com’s rapidly growing marketplace,” said Allnutt. “I’m thrilled to have her step into this new role, which will set the stage for efficient growth and excellence at Auction.com even as distressed disposition volumes are expected to rise in the coming months and years.”In her four years at Auction.com, the company lauded Haralson for “spearhead[ing] the launch of innovative disposition solutions that reduce friction in the distressed property marketplace and ultimately produce better outcomes for mortgage servicers, distressed homeowners, distressed property buyers, and surrounding communities.” Products launched under Haralson’s leadership include Portfolio Interact™, Bid Interact™, and Offer Interact™.“At Auction.com, we are focused on products and solutions that more efficiently get to sold,” Haralson said. “This focus results in a truly transparent marketplace that is beneficial for all parties involved in a distressed disposition. A transparent marketplace ensures the highest and best offer—protecting both the servicer’s interest and the homeowner’s equity. A transparent marketplace also rewards buyers who are best at responsibly rehabbing distressed homes and returning them to the retail market—which in turn improves homeownership rates and home values in the surrounding community.”Haralson has more than 20 years’ experience in the servicing industry. Prior to joining Auction, Haralson was COO at Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS), a company that she co-founded in 2003. Under her leadership, SLS grew to employ 1,400 people and service a diverse mortgage portfolio of $50 billion.“It’s a very special historical milestone for Auction.com to promote its first woman president, and to do so during Women’s History Month,” Allnutt said. “Nothing better represents our commitment to recognizing and promoting fantastic talent, while creating a more diverse and inclusive company.”To learn more about Auction.com, the nation’s “leading distressed real estate marketplace,” click here. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Previous: How Rent Dollars Funnel Back Locally Next: Forbearance Requests Slide to New Lows Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Ali Haralson Promoted to President of Auction.com The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Related Articles Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago  Print This Post Share Save About Author: Rachel Williams Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago March 23, 2021 1,576 Views last_img read more


first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka HC Directs Registration Of Suo-motu PIL For Disposal Of Criminal Cases Pending Against MP’s/MLA’s Mustafa Plumber20 Sep 2020 11:14 PMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Registrar General of the Court to register a suo-motu petition, in view of the directions issued by the Supreme Court asking the Chief Justices of the High Courts to formulate an action plan to rationalize the disposal of criminal cases pending against legislators. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Registrar General of the Court to register a suo-motu petition, in view of the directions issued by the Supreme Court asking the Chief Justices of the High Courts to formulate an action plan to rationalize the disposal of criminal cases pending against legislators. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi have directed the Registrar General to place the petition for hearing before the court on September 23. As directed by the Apex court the Advocate General Prabhuling K Navadgi is directed to represent the State government or he is allowed to nominate an Additional Advocate General to represent the state. Senior Advocate Aditya Sondhi is appointed as amicus curiae to assist the court. The Apex court in its order passed on September 17, had said the action plan should touch upon the following aspects : a. Total number of pending cases in each district b. Required number of proportionate Special Courts c. Number of Courts that are currently available d. Number of Judges and the subject categories of the cases e. Tenure of the Judges to be designated f. Number of cases to be assigned to each Judge g. Expected time for disposal of the cases h. Distance of the Courts to be designated i. Adequacy of infrastructure. The order says while preparing the action plan, the Chief Justices should also consider, in the event the trials are already ongoing in an expeditious manner, whether transferring the same to a different Court would be necessary and appropriate. The Chief Justice should designate a Special Bench, comprising themselves and their designate, in order to monitor the progress of these trials. The Chief Justices are requested to give their comments on the other suggestions of the amicus curiae for the purpose of expedient disposal of pending criminal cases against legislators. Additional suggestions, if any, may also be sent to the Supreme Court. The action plan, with the comments and suggestions of the Chief Justices of the High Courts, is to be sent to the Secretary-General of the Supreme Court, preferably within a week. A copy may also be sent to the amicus curiae by way of e-mail. The High Court Chief Justices have also been asked to list all pending criminal cases involving sitting/former legislators (MPs and MLAs), particularly those wherein a stay has been granted, before an appropriate bench(es) comprising the Chief Justice and/or their designates. Upon these cases being listed, the Court must first decide whether the stay granted, if any, should continue, keeping in view the principles regarding the grant of stay enshrined in the judgment of the Supreme Court in Asian Resurfacing of Road Agency Private Limited v. CBI. In the event that a stay is considered necessary, the Court should hear the matter on a day­-to-­day basis and dispose of the same expeditiously, preferably within a period of two months, without any unnecessary adjournment. The Apex court had said “The COVID-19 condition should not be an impediment to the compliance of this direction, as these matters could be conveniently heard through video conferencing.” In December 2017 the SC passed directions to establish special fast track courts for cases against MPs/MLAs. Next Storylast_img read more