Royal Oak, Michigan, November 29, 2016: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Steven M. Van Beek has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming­­ Lawyers” Class of 2016. The 30 Honorees were selected by a committee based on criteria including those who have established a name for themselves in the legal community, go above and beyond, and display the ambition, drive, determination and accomplishments that set them apart among their peers — in their first 10 years in practice.
Steven M. Van Beek concentrates his practice in the area of financial regulations. He represents credit unions throughout the country to help ensure they comply with the regulations and guidance issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the National Credit Union Administration, the Federal Reserve Board as well as the underlying legal statutes. Beyond the regulations, Mr. Van Beek has intimate knowledge of the operational issues facing credit unions and best practices credit unions can follow to reduce compliance, strategic and reputation risks.

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Cleaver Fulton Rankin shortlisted for business award

Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been shortlisted in the Employer of the Year category ahead of the UTV Business Eye Awards 2016.

Staff from the firm will find out if they have been successful at the awards ceremony at the Belfast Waterfront tomorrow evening.

Karen Blair, managing director of Cleaver Fulton Rankin, told Irish Legal News: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Employer of the Year in the UTV Business Eye Awards recognising the collective and fulfilling environment in which we operate at Cleaver Fulton Rankin.

“We continually invest in the development of staff and organise events and activities with a firm-wide commitment which contributes to our positive working environment, and therefore our high staff retention rates.

“We are really looking forward to attending the awards ceremony on Thursday 24th November to acknowledge and celebrate the work and achievements of both leading individuals and organisations across Northern Ireland.”

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DAHL Advokatfirma åbner kontor i Aarhus

DAHL Advokatfirma slår den 1. januar 2017 dørene op til et helt nyt kontor på Åboulevarden i Aarhus.

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Judge Orders Lawyer and Client Jailed For Contempt

Business Development Bank of Canada v. Cavalon Inc. 2016 ONSC 6825


In this case, both a lawyer and his former client were ordered to serve 90 day custodial sentences after being found in contempt of an order of a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.    


These reasons arose out of the penalty phase of contempt proceedings.  In previous reasons, Justice Gray found Robert Bortolon (“Bortolon”) and his former lawyer, Robyrt Regan (“Regan”), in contempt of an order of Justice Lemay.  The context involved an application commenced by the Business Development Bank of Canada
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Ny entreprenør havde ikke overtaget mangelshæftelse

I en ny afgørelse slår Landsretten fast, at en ny entreprenør ikke havde overtaget mangelshæftelsen for det arbejde, som den konkursramte entreprenør havde udført. Den nye entreprenør havde udarbejdet sit tilbud om færdiggørelse af entreprisen på baggrund af stadeopgørelse, hvori der intet var anført om manglerne ved entreprisen, som den konkursramte entreprenør havde udført..

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Russian courts to block LinkedIn over data protection rules breach

Russian courts to block LinkedIn over data protection rules breach

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Discretionary Trusts Guide

Our Wills and Probate Unit is pleased to bring you our brochure A Practical Guide to Discretionary Trusts. You can download the brochure here. Please contact Kevin Doughan, Associate Solicitor, Wills and Probate Unit, for more information.

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Bøde til Opel for minimumspriser

Opel Danmark har fået en bøde på over 8 mio. kr. for at have fastsat minimumspriser over for sine forhandlere. Bøden er en af de første, der er givet efter ændringerne i Konkurrenceloven trådte i kraft den 1.marts 2013. Den viser, at konkurrencemyndighederne mener det alvorligt med en væsentlig forhøjelse af bødeniveauet.

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Lidings Bolsters its Tax and Customs Practice With Hire of the New Counsel

Lidings, the leading Russian law firm advising major Russian and foreign companies on all aspects of Russian law has announced Denis Khramkin joining its Moscow office as Counsel. Mr. Khramkin, a seasoned legal professional in the sphere of taxation, will become a valuable addition to the firm’s Tax and Customs practice.

Prior to joining Lidings Denis Khramkin has successfully headed the department of taxation methodology of one of the largest oil and gas companies in Russia, worked at such prominent international law firms as DLA Piper and Deloitte as well as at the Big Four’s PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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BREXIT – the EU Passport Opportunity for Malta

BREXIT – Britain’s momentous decision to leave the European Union has put into question what rights will British nationals and companies located in Britain have in relation to the European market? In particular, there is doubt whether the passporting rights pursuant to European directives will continue to apply.

Malta offers a number of advantages to individuals and companies looking for a secure and stable entry point into the European market.

Malta, a full EU member, has transposed all applicable EU directives into its domestic law, particularly in relation to the financial services sector, covering such areas as Funds, Investment Services, Pensions etc.

Added to which, Malta’s long term, special relationship with the UK, provides UK located individuals and businesses comfort in the face of the forthcoming Brexit changes.BREXIT – Malta’s Opportunity

Why Malta?

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