It is necessary to deter others ... It is necessary to prevent you from resuming terrorist activities.
Plaintiffs simply cannot get around the fact that Parmalat, by means of the transactions complained of, raised and spent millions of euros for corporate purposes ... The actions of its agents in so doing were in furtherance of the company's interests even if some of the agents intended at the time they assisted in raising the money to steal some of it.
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Bin Laden son-in-law wants to hire lawyer facing indictment
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