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Everest Wealth Management settlement not final


Everest Wealth Management Inc. and the Maryland Insurance Administration are discussing a settlement that could keep the embattled Towson firm in business.

The insurance administration in December issued an order against Everest that would revoke the license of owner Philip Rousseaux and fine him...

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Mr Kamau has been with the firm for the past 11 years and has overseen some of its flagship projects including Flamingo Towers in Nairobi's Upper Hill and Fourth Ngong Avenue at Community as well as t
Corporate Staffing Services, in a report titled Trends, Challenges and Future Outlook, says employers expect disruptions during the electioneering period, which will make them reluctant to hire.
Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge said yesterday that Treasury will propose amendments to Parliament this Thursday to help fast-track the growth of sharia-compliant products in all financial sectors.
This has been made possible by the launch of the world's seventh largest Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) ? a marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets such as an i
The Republican Party is dealing with a fresh set of headaches over revelations that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) was on White House grounds the night before he publicl
Northrop Grumman received a $32.7 million contract modification to continue full-rate production for the U.S. Navy's Lot 5 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.
A major fire broke out on the premises of National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) here this evening, but it was doused within an hour. The fire engulfed the Pilot Plan III building of NCL and five fire
The Centre and states have concurrent powers to levy GST and the new indirect tax regime will result in reduction of prices for consumers and broaden the tax base, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia sai
Union Minister M J Akbar today said nationalism is the only answer to terrorism but aggressive nationalism can prove to be counterproductive. The Union Minister of State for External Affairs said tho
A court here today sentenced a man from Bihar to 11 years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) for illegally possessing around 24 kg of ganja. Convicting the man under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substan
As many as 62 candidates have been left in the fray for the April 12 bypoll for R K Nagar assembly seat here after eight independents withdrew their nominations today. Out of the 62 candidates, six b
Asserting that Air India was trying to misguide everyone as to what actually caused the altercation onboard the aircraft, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad stated that he had never demanded a Business Cla
House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) met with a source on White House grounds last Tuesday — the day before he held a press conference announcing that members of Pres. D
Once upon a time, there were presidents for whom English seemed their native language. Barack Obama most recently. He deliberated. At a press conference or in an interview — just about whenever he was
A Congress corporator today asked the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) not to invite the writers Tarek Fatah and Taslima Nasreen to the city for their "Anti-Islamic" views. Iqbal Shaikh, the
The Chhattisgarh High Court today issued notices to Union Ministry of Finance, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and four banks on a PIL challenging revision of transaction charges for savings and salary ac
Observing that it cannot allow public health to be at risk, the Madras High Court today suo motu impleaded the Medical Council of India and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as respondents in a pe
Vedanta today said its board will this week consider payment of interim dividend to the shareholders of Cairn India following the merger of the oil firm with itself. "In view of the National Company
The main opposition Congress today said in the assembly model schools set up in tribal areas of Chhattisgarh have been privatised, a claim contested by the BJP government. The party legislators, who
AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dinakaran today accused the rebel party faction led by O Panneerselvam of "manipulating" its poll symbol of electricity pole as 'two leaves' in the RK Nagar constit
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, will oversee the new Office of American Innovation at the White House tasked with replicating private-sector efficiency inside th
CHICAGO (AP) — Amtrak officials say three cars derailed when a train carrying about 200 passengers from the East Coast arrived in Chicago. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says he has received no repor
Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will h
The prospect of lowering the U.S. auto industry’s reliance on “Made in Mexico” got thornier during the Trump administration’s early days, as the amount of popular pickups and SUVs flooding in from sou
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were well off session lows on Monday as investors sought bargains after a rough start on Wall Street following the defeat of President Donald Trump's first major legislative ac
The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) today threw open one lane of Hero Honda Chowk flyover here for motorists while saying 80 per cent work on the other side is also complete. The Hero Hond
The presence of some BJP leaders at a dinner hosted by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today once again brought to a boil the simmering speculations of bonhomie between the two erstwhile partners of
Logistics player Global Ocean Group said today that Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust's latest plans of tender to all Container Freight Station (CFS) operators will prove to be a respite for businesses hit
The Gujarat High Court today issued a notice to the state government on a petition by a convict of 2002 Sardarpura riot case seeking remission of his life sentence on the ground that he is HIV positiv
The Madras High Court today asked the State Election Commission if it was interested at all in conducting the local body polls. Justice N Kirubakaran put the query while observing that the polls were
The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to forward medical records of a child, who allegedly developed a cancerous tumour after being vaccinated in Erode district, to AIIMS, New
A woman here has alleged that some unidentified persons have uploaded an obscene video using her name on the Internet, with the intention to blackmail her, police said today. The woman complained tha
Markets regulator Sebi today imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on Falcon Tyres and four senior officials, including Pawan Kumar Ruia, for not complying with insider trading regulations. Other than

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