Intesi Group the first Enterprise reseller in Italy of Adobe Sign

Milano – May 13, 2020 – Intesi Group, a private company and a Qualified Trust Service Provider joins the Adobe Sign Partner Program, becoming the first Italian Enterprise Reseller and the second in Europe. A partnership that will make the digital document management experience lean and effective, for all business realities. At a complex time when many companies are […]

Viky ManailaTrust Services Director, Intesi Group S.p.A.

Highlights from the 2020 Clio Cloud Conference

The 2020 Clio Cloud Conference was without a doubt our biggest and most unique event yet. As lawyer, writer, and media consultant Bob Ambrogi wrote, “The 2020 Clio Cloud Conference [moved] to a venue apropos of its name—the cloud.” With 4,500+ attendees from over 45 countries joining remotely, the eighth annual Clio Cloud Conference—and the […]

Nefra-Ann MacdonaldAffinity Program Manager, Clio

Satisfaction Guaranteed?

If you’re in the business of selling or manufacturing products, then you’re in the business of offering warranties — whether you realize it or not. Basically, a warranty is a guarantee that an item is of a certain quality or has certain attributes. Offering written warranties makes good business sense. They help assure customers that you […]

William H. ShawnCo-Managing Partner, ShawnCoulson

[Webinar Recording] Conducting Background Checks: Federal, State, and Local Law Considerations

On October 13th, Andrew J. Sommer, Daniel C. Deacon and Ashley D. Mitchell presented a webinar regarding Conducting Background Checks: Federal, State and Local Law Considerations. Employers must consider an array of federal, state, and local laws when implementing background checks. Notably, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) imposes strict disclosure and authorization requirements that employers must follow prior to obtaining […]

Kara MacielFounding Partner, Conn Maciel Carey

Superior Court Holds Arbitration on Breach of Contract Claims Does Not Preclude Mechanics’ Lien Enforcement Action

to a master construction contract with Dollar Texas Properties XV, LLC c/o GBT Realty Corporation to construct two Dollar General Stores in Pennsylvania. The contract contained a dispute resolution clause requiring that all disputes be settled by binding arbitration. However, the dispute resolution clause specifically stated that “[n]othing in this article shall limit any rights […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

OLG München: Golden color not protected as trademark acquired through use

The golden color of a chocolate Easter bunny is not protected as a color mark. The Oberlandesgericht (OLG) München – the Higher Regional Court of Munich – found that the producer in question did not enjoy any trademark rights in relation to the color.  In the weeks leading up to Easter, supermarket shelves are stacked […]

Alberto VettorettiManaging Partner, Dezan Shira & Associates

Leading broadcast hire supplier secures working capital and refinance package

Recognised as one of the leading suppliers to both the global live broadcast market and TV studios; Presteigne Broadcast Hire (PBH) has secured a £3m working capital and refinance package. Working alongside ThinCats, an established alternative lender dedicated to funding mid-sized SMEs with business loans; Hickman Shearer was involved in supplying expert valuation services. Originally […]

Tim Chapman FRICS, MScDirector, Hickman Shearer

Adjudication: Rough Justice -v- Manifest Injustice

With its 28 day turnaround as a key feature, Adjudication is the preferred forum for building contractors to have their payment disputes resolved. Adjudication is often referred to as “rough justice” because it is typically a ‘documents only’ process with a highly truncated timeline within which to deliver claims, responses, defences & counterclaims, supporting documents […]

Larry FenelonPartner, Leman Solicitors

Legal Watch October 2020

Asset management & investment funds UK Temporary Permission Regime UCITS can no longer invest in loans Amendments of AML/CFT regulation on Luxembourg financial and asset management lines of business Tax Deadline extension in fiscal matters in the context of COVID-19 Banking, finance & corporate CSSF recommendation on restriction of dividend distributions during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Benoît DuvieusartPartner, duvieusart ebel, avocats associés