Many companies could be forgiven for believing that if their previously struck off company is restored to the Companies Register; then they can continue their affairs exactly where they left off. However this is not always the situation, as the recent case of ELB Securities v Love and Prestwick Hotels Limited showed in an interesting intersection of the Companies Act 2006 (2006 Act) and the law of leases.
Fifth Circuit Award Of Fees Against The Department Of Labor Shows That Even The Government Is Not Immune To Sanctions
Practitioners know how difficult it is to obtain an award of fees against the government. However, in an opinion in which the Court states at the outset, “the government here chose to defend the indefensible in an indefensible manner,” the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has awarded attorneys’ fees to an employer in a wage-hour dispute based on the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) bad faith– both in pursuing a legally indefensible case and in the conduct of the litigation.
International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Firm in Ecuador, Jiménez-Carbo Torbay Rodríguez & Asociados A.P.
(PRLEAP.COM) New York (October 09, 2015) – On Friday, the International Lawyers Network announced that they welcomed Jiménez-Carbo Torbay Rodríguez & Asociados A.P. as a representative for Ecuador.
The firm was founded in 1972, and presently provides a broad range of legal services, including general counseling services in litigation, mediation, conciliation and arbitration for a variety of legal entities and persons in the private and public sectors. The firm, now directed by Dr. David Rodríguez Ycaza, grants general services especially in the relations with Governmental Entities in Biddings and Public Purchases; Corporate Matters; Commercial Law; Family Law; Administrative Law; Telecommunications, Electrical, Water and Sewage, Utilities Laws; Foreign Investments; Intellectual Property; Labor Matters; Insurance; Mining Law; Litigation and Resolution of Conflicts.
October 8, 2015 — Martin Lord was elected president of the Association de planification fiscale et financière at its latest annual general meeting.
The Association is a non-profit, independent and non-governmental organization dedicated to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and to the improvement of its 2,500 members’ competence on tax-related topics.
Bückeburg, 29. September 2015. Heute fand die Gläubigerversammlung der Neschen AG in Bückeburg statt. Der Geschäftsbetrieb wird ohne Einschränkungen fortgeführt. Der Gläubigerausschuss wurde einstimmig bestätigt.
ESOPs need attention year around. From pulling together payroll data at year end to paying distributions and filing the Form 5500, there is always something to be done. We will present and discuss a comprehensive, full-year ESOP timeline, including specific deadlines and the parties generally responsible for each. You will leave this presentation with a solid understanding of what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and who should be doing it.
Data Privacy: What ESOP companies need to know – Great Lakes Regional ESOP Conference (James Giszczak)
The Data Privacy breaches that have plagued Target, Anthem and the US Government highlight the danger luring in our computers. This session will discuss the issue and what precautions ESOP companies should be incorporating into their employee practices and consumer relations practices. And it will also discuss what to do when (not if) a breach takes place.
In a shocking move, current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) withdrew from the race for Speaker of the House earlier today. The unexpected move came just hours after he assured supporters that he had the votes necessary to secure the Speakership. Current Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced that the vote to replace him would be delayed.
October 7, 2015 — Last Friday, the Quebec Bar was hosting the 14th edition of its conference on recent developments in insurance law.
Nicholas J. Krnjevic presented a paper entitled “Developments in Cyber Regulation, Litigation and Insurance”, soon to be published by Thomson Reuters / Éditions Yvon Blais.
Bowman Brown, Chairman of Shutts & Bowen’s Executive Committee and Practice Group Leader of its Financial Services Practice Group, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida International Bankers’ Association at FIBA’sWealth Management Forum.
“As far as bankers go, it is a signature honor,” said Shutts & Bowen partnerBryan Wells.