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Kochański Zięba Rapala & Partners Law Firm has won a case for the editors-in-chief of the daily “Fakt” tabloid newspaper and its website Fakt.pl against the General Inspectorate for Road Transport

On 14 October 2014, the Court of Appeal in Warsaw dismissed an appeal in whole which was submitted by the General Inspectorate of Road Transport in a case brought against the editors-in-chief of the daily “Fakt” tabloid newspaper – G. Jankowski and R. Feluś, and the editors-in-chief of its accompanying website, fakt.pl – K. Sielicka and M. Wodziński, which recognized that the Judgment issued by the court of first instance corresponds with law.

The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in whole which was submitted by GIRT, and demanded that the original Judgment issued by the Regional Court be overturned and that an order was made for the publication of a rectification to the information published in Fakt and on the fakt.pl. website in articles entitled: “They tell us to impose fines”, “Imposing fines as piecework” and “A secret order: the more fines imposed, the higher the salaries.”  More…

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Clark Wilson acts for C. Fipke Holdings Ltd. to sell stake in Etaki Diamond Mine

Clark Wilson acted for renowned Canadian geologist Charles Fipke and C. Fipke Holdings Ltd. in connection with the sale of Fipke’s 10% stake in the Ekati diamond mine. Fipke’s interest was sold to existing joint venture partners Dominion Diamond Corporation and Dr. Stewart Blusson. Adam Dlin led Clark Wilson’s legal team comprised of Virgil Hlus, Aaron Singer and Areet Kaila. Learn more.
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TWENTY-SIX DAVIS MALM ATTORNEYS LISTED IN 2014 MASSACHUSETTS SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

Davis, Malm & D’Agostine, P.C. is pleased to announce that 26 of its attorneys were named to the list of 2014 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. The results will be published in a supplement to the November 2014 issue of Boston magazine and in New England Super Lawyers, published by Thomson Reuters.

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Warren Brazier presents at Generate 2014

Today our Warren Brazier is at Generate 2014, Clean Energy BC’s annual fall conference that brings together key industry stakeholders from across British Columbia. Warren is part of an important discussion panel, called “More than a Market”, which examines whether the development of clean energy is aligned with BC’s global brand, or if it is in conflict with other forms of economic development.

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GARY M. FELDMAN SERVES AS CO-PRESENTER AT MCLE EMPLOYMENT POLICY SEMINAR

On October 16, Davis Malm shareholder Gary M. Feldman served as a co-presenter for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar “Employment Policies.” This program is Unit 7 of MCLE’s 17-part Employment & Labor Law Professional Development Plan series. The seminar focused on how employment policies set forth an employer’s rules, benefits, and general expectations for the workplace, as well as the pitfalls to be aware of with these policies.

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GARY M. FELDMAN TO SERVE AS CO-PRESENTER AT MCLE EMPLOYMENT POLICY SEMINAR

On October 16, Davis Malm shareholder Gary M. Feldman will serve as a co-presenter for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar “Employment Policies.” This program is Unit 7 of MCLE’s 17-part Employment & Labor Law Professional Development Plan series. The seminar will focus on how employment policies set forth an employer’s rules, benefits, and general expectations for the workplace, as well as the pitfalls to be aware of with these policies.

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HOWARD P. SPEICHER NOMINATED BY GOVERNOR DEVAL PATRICK TO LAND COURT

Howard P. Speicher was recently nominated by Governor Deval Patrick to serve as an associate justice of the Land Court. If confirmed by the Governor’s Council, Mr. Speicher will fill the vacancy created by the upcoming retirement of Judge Harry M. Grossman.

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Martin Lord elected vice-president of the APFF

October 14, 2014 — Martin Lord was elected vice-president of the Association de planification fiscale et financière at the latest annual general meeting, held on October 8.

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Kochański Zięba Rapala & Partners is the only Polish law firm to be awarded in the prestigious Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2014 ranking

Kochański Zięba Rapala & Partners is the only Polish law firm to be awarded in the prestigious Financial Times Innovative Lawyers 2014 ranking. More…

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Benchmarking Progress Part 2: Remember to Raise Your Hand a Little Higher

Maxine NeuhauserI had not intended my post concerning women speakers being featured at EBG’s Client Briefing to be the first of a two-part series. But, after my post appeared, I was hit with two reminders about just how unusual our business-as-usual lineup of speakers actually was. They are both worth sharing.

First, I found Denise Graveline (@NoWomenSpeakers), who follows tweets about conferences with no or few women speakers—and also, apparently, conferences where women speakers are included. Denise retweeted my post about the three influential women featured at the briefing. (Thanks again, Denise!)

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