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Daily Archives: February 27, 2009

Portfolio: Paychex (NAS-Payx)

A weekly report compiled from the proxy statement and annual report of a publicly held company with local headquarters or a company with a major division in the area Based in Rochester, Paychex Inc. is a national provider of comprehensive ...

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Where to Meet Where to Stay: Visitor’s Information

–Visitor information Downtown Rochester Guides Downtown Information Center Corner East Main and St. Paul streets, Rochester (585) 232-3420 www.rochesterdowntown.com –VisitRochester 45 East Ave., Suite 400, Rochester (800) 677-7282 www.visitrochester.com –Finger Lakes Visitors Connection 25 Gorham St., Canandaigua (877) FUN-IN-NY or ...

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Where to Meet, Where to Stay

Word from our Sponsor Dear Meeting Professional: For your next meeting or convention, Think Rochester! Yes, Rochester-3rd largest city in New York State, easily accessible from the New York State Thruway, Amtrak, Greater Rochester International Airport, and depending on where ...

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Where to Meet, Where to Stay: Listings

Hotels Avalon Corporate Suites 151 Empire Blvd. Webster, NY 14580 Phone: (585) 671-4421 Web: www.rochesterfurnished.com E-mail: [email protected] General manager: Kevin McCarthy, Debbie Alimo Number of guest rooms: 33 Average rate for single-night stay: $109 or less Belhurst 4069 Route 14 ...

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Variety of measures helps curb and control litigation expenses

Litigation can cost businesses a bundle even if the case never goes to trial. Yet area litigators say sometimes there are ways to rein in the expenses, from reaching a settlement to seeking mediation. Litigation often involves emotion, so measures ...

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Experience unlocks doors to legal careers at corporations

When hiring in-house counsel, corporations usually comb the landscape for seasoned lawyers. Experience and maturity are big assets. Attorneys who choose to practice within a company generally are expected to have prior experience at a private law firm. “We’re not ...

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Patterns start to emerge as laws around e-discovery evolve

When the federal court system amended its Federal Rules of Civil Procedure two years ago, it forced litigants to pay particular attention to electronically stored information. The rule changes were made to address the reality that companies increasingly rely on ...

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Billable-hour approach endures, retains role as key benchmark

As lawyers’ clients seek ways to operate on tighter budgets, the billable-hour payment model has slid under the microscope. But legal experts say it remains an important touchstone. “I don’t see (the billable hour) changing,” says Joseph Rizzo, partner and ...

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Web venture caters to poor college students

Having graduated from college just two years ago, Antonio Calabrese knows the financial pressures students face when making day-to-day purchases. The 25-year-old has created an online business to help. Calabrese is founder, CEO and sole proprietor of University of Student ...

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Third generation builds on success

Michael and Mark Doyle had no intention of making careers out of car sales, but more than two decades after joining their father in the family business, both say they cannot see themselves doing anything else. “Did I always want ...

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Glimpsing globalization through a Nokia 7210

Last year, Rajesh Thapa had a dream to fulfill: owning a Nokia 7210, a cell phone with a camera. But mounting household expenses prevented him from buying one. His monthly salary as a watchman in the apartment complex where my ...

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Half-empty thinking

It’s only a few lines in Gov. David Paterson’s 2009-10 budget plan, but his proposal to allow wine sales at grocery stores and other retail outlets that currently can sell beer has triggered a raging war of words. On one ...

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Electronics maker Z-Axis sees more growth

Electronics manufacturer Z-Axis Inc. expects continued double-digit sales growth this year and an increase in its work force. The Phelps firm, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Video Display Corp., has had a 34 percent jump in sales during fiscal 2009, which ...

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