Attorney General’s Memorandum Allows Prosecution for Noncompliance with Agency Guidance Documents

On July 1, 2021, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland published a memorandum that rescinds two previous memoranda―the Sessions Memorandum and Brand Memorandum―that prohibited Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys from using noncompliance with federal agency guidance documents as a basis for civil and criminal enforcement cases. These memoranda reasoned that since guidance documents do not undergo the notice-and-comment […]

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The right to information contained in the Capital Companies Law

The partners or shareholders, in their capacity as owners of the company in an aliquot proportion to the contributed capital, have certain obligations and rights. Among the rights recognized by the Capital Companies Law (“LSC”), is the right to information. The right to information is provided for in article 93 of the LSC and is regulated […]

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Duane Morris Welcomes Trial Partner John D. Huh in Philadelphia

September 8, 2021 PHILADELPHIA, September 8, 2021―John D. Huh has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its Philadelphia office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Huh was a partner at DLA Piper. “John’s extensive background in litigation, government investigations and compliance, and client relationships are an exciting addition to our Trial practice […]

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Bankruptcy Court Rejects US Trustee Fees on Distributions From Trust in ‘Paragon Offshore’

By Lawrence J. KotlerSeptember 8, 2021Delaware Business Court Insider In the recent decision of Paragon Offshore, No. 16-10386 (CSS), 2021 (Bankr. D. Del. June 28, 2021), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the court) addressed the issue of whether the Office of the United States Trustee (OUST) could collect its quarterly fees against […]

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Cozen O’Connor Expands Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group with Six New Attorneys; Opens New South Florida Office in Boca Raton

Boca Raton, Fla. – September 2, 2021 – Cozen O’Connor strengthened its Private Client, Trusts and Estates Practice in South Florida with the addition of six attorneys. The firm also expands its domestic footprint with the opening of a new office in Boca Raton, Florida. The attorneys, from the boutique firms Morris Law Group and Elder Law Associates […]

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The Still (Somewhat) Muddied Waters of Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Support of Commercial Arbitration in Ukraine

Kluwer Arbitration Blog August 2, 2021 Tatiana Yushchenko (Selepey, Volkovetsky & Partners) In recent years, arbitration has been gaining traction in Ukraine as a fast and efficient method for dispute resolution. It was against this background that in December 2017 a long-awaited reform of procedural legislation was carried out (hereafter referred to as the ‘Reform’). […]

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Curran Antonelli joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency Member in US – Connecticut

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Peter Antonelli of Curran Antonelli. Peter has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in US – Connecticut. Peter’s practice encompasses all facets of commercial creditor representation including enforcement of debt obligations, security interests, and distressed assets, as well as handling bankruptcy […]

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Casner & Edwards Attorney Katie Von Kohorn Discusses Digital Assets and Estate Planning on The Knowledge Group’s Webinar

Casner & Edwards attorney Katie Von Kohorn presented “Digital Assets and Estate Planning: Key Considerations and Best Practices” at The Knowledge Group’s live webcast, August 4, 2021. Von Kohorn provided a comprehensive discussion of the recent estate planning issues and developments surrounding digital assets. She also shared her insights on the most common pitfalls as well as the […]

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Updated Advice: Can Employers Mandate Vaccines?

Since our last update on mandatory vaccines in the workplace, the Fair Work Ombudsman has provided some further guidance as to what circumstances it considers will give rise to a valid lawful and reasonable direction from an employer in respect of vaccinations. The FWO considers there are four (4) broad categories of work in respect of risk of exposure: […]

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Dato’ Raveendra Kumar Nathan participates in the IR Global Virtual Series – Day of Reckoning: Insolvencies in a post pandemic world

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the UK government recently paid Cardiff Airport’s £42.6 million debt and then provided £42.6 million in grants, it was following the same path adopted by governments around the world to try to bring long-term stability to businesses during the pandemic. Emergency measures like these were designed to protect companies during […]

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Richard Jadot participates in the IR Global Virtual Series – Day of Reckoning: Insolvencies in a post pandemic world

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers When the UK government recently paid Cardiff Airport’s £42.6 million debt and then provided £42.6 million in grants, it was following the same path adopted by governments around the world to try to bring long-term stability to businesses during the pandemic. Emergency measures like these were designed to protect companies during […]

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