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It’s poaching season

A downtown law firm has lured four lawyers from a larger rival over the past three weeks.

The Docket: Court Roundup for 4.19.12

A packed docket this week: a local bank wants a receiver appointed for a new Henrico hotel, claiming it hasn’t been paid millions that it lent. Plus a dispute between a chef and Bookbinder’s restaurant. And an unusual lease squabble involving a tenant who claims she was shot by another tenant, and then not allowed to break her lease, even though she’d been shot by a tenant the leasing company allowed in the building. And a bank has a confessed judgement against SportsQuest for $300,000.

Essex Bank’s $221,000 milestone

A local bank that owes the government more than $1 million finally got the green light to make its first TARP payment in more than a year.

And the winner is …

Some local real estate deals got their moment in the spotlight at the 11th Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate awards ceremony at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.

DealFlow: M&A roundup for 4.18.12

A ton of deals this month from Windward Advisors, Matrix Capital Markets, Transact AOCP, Harris Williams, BB&T Capital Markets and a few local small businesses.

Divine inspiration

For homeowners who are sick of hiring the kid down the block to mow the lawn halfway, a new Richmond business offers an alternative.

Student pitchers get some relief

Five teams made their best pitches Monday in the final round of the University of Richmond’s annual business competition.