Messner Reeves Welcomes Two New Associates to Orange County Office

We’re thrilled to give a warm welcome to our newest associate attorneys at our Orange County office, Lana Lukyanov and Jennifer Berneking. With an incredibly diverse background and strong experience in litigation, Lukyanov’s practice encompasses a broad range of practice areas including real estate, litigation, labor & employment, insurance defense, corporate, business litigation, and banking and financial institutions. […]

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Sabah ties up with Shandong Port to become BIMP-EAGA logistics hub

KOTA KINABALU: The Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (POIC) Sabah Sdn Bhd has signed a strategic collaboration with China’s Shandong Port Overseas Development Group, the biggest port operator in the world. The agreement was signed today between POIC Sabah chief executive officer Datuk Freddie Gan and Shandong Port deputy general manager Xu Wei. Gan said the […]

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Austral Asia Regional Meeting

The sub-regional meeting for the IRG Australasia was held on the 24th of March.  While we had hoped to hold an in person meeting, still the restrictions of Covid resulted in heading back to the ZOOM Room for an exchange of ideas, and updates for how our members were managing. Firstly new members, Schon Condon […]

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Messner Reeves Celebrates New Office Location in New York City

As we continue to grow throughout the country, we’re happy to share that our New York City office officially has a new address. We held our open house on March 24th and had the opportunity to share our new space with our clients, partners and colleagues. Located on the 24th floor of the Wall Street […]

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Preserving Claims For Money And Time

The risks to contractors and subcontractors on construction projects have increased exponentially in recent years, and we don’t see them slowing down with the rising costs of construction. Contractors are being forced to agree to extremely abbreviated project schedules and higher liquidated damages penalties than ever before. Combined with supply-chain disruptions and material shortages this […]

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Parts of Sarawak Report editor’s defence struck off in defamation suit filed by Apandi’s former officer

KUALA LUMPUR (March 23): Twenty paragraphs and subparagraphs in Sarawak Report editor Claire Rewcastle Brown’s defence statement in a defamation suit filed by Mabel Sheela Mutthiah were ordered to be struck off by the High Court on Wednesday (March 23). Mabel, who served as a special officer to former attorney general Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi […]

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Las Vegas Team Secures Successful Verdict

Congratulations to Las Vegas Associate Jason G. Martinez and Partner Scott L. Rogers on their most recent trial win. In this case, Matzdorff vs. Lopez, the defendant rear-ended the plaintiff in a minor traffic accident with minimal damage to property. The plaintiff claimed in excess of $800,000 in past medical expenses and requested a verdict of $7 million. After […]

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David Gurupatham & Koay joins IR as the exclusive Real Estate Member in Malaysia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Koay Eng Hooi of David Gurupatham & Koay. Koay has joined IR as our exclusive White Collar Crime Member in India. Koay Eng Hooi is a co-founder and Senior Partner in our firm. He is admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor […]

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Directors With A Non-Remunerated Corporate Mandate Can Now Be Exempted From The Professional Card Obligation In The Flemish Region

Non-EEA nationals practising self-employed activities in Belgium must apply for a professional card, unless they can benefit from a legal exemption. Since 1 January 2022 a new and simplified application procedure has come into force in the Flemish region.[1] At the same time, the Flemish government has introduced a new exemption: subject to certain requirements being […]

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