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KLA is recognized in 10 practice areas by “Análise Advocacia 500”

For the fifth consecutive year KLA is listed by Análise Advocacia 500 as one of Brazil´s most admired law firms. The firm was recommended in 10 out of 12 practice areas listed by the Brazilian publication and had partners nominally listed among the most admired lawyers in the country. The magazine identifies the most admired law firms and attorneys in the country through a survey held with the general counsels of Brazil´s largest 1,500 companies. More…

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OSHA Law Update Receives “Top Blogs” Designation

OSHA Law Update - Top BlogsI am pleased to announce that LexisNexis has recognized this blog as one of the “Top Blogs for Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Issues” for 2014.

According to LexisNexis, this year’s honorees include “the best of the best—those legal blogs that provide insightful analysis and those business-oriented blogs that offer valuable tidbits of practical information and best practice tips for employers, insurers, risk managers and other professionals.”

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RSS welcomes three new lawyers

December 16, 2014 — Three new lawyers recently joined RSS.

Benoît G. Bourgon, a very experienced litigator, has joined the insurance department, just like Gérald Kounadis, who was recently called to the Bar.

David Paradis, also a recent member of the Bar, will work with the litigation and labour groups.

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HOWARD & HOWARD ROUNDS OUT 2014 ON A HIGH NOTE; CONGRATULATES SEVEN NEW SHAREHOLDERS

Royal Oak, Michigan, December 16, 2014:  Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Joseph W. Barber, Seaton J. Curran, Steven W. Hays, Jane S. Hahn, Michael J. Minna, Brandon J. Wilson, and Jacob P. Woolbright have all become shareholders in the firm.

            Joseph W. Barber concentrates his practice in intellectual property matters and complex commercial litigation. He represents his clients in all aspects of their intellectual property protection and enforcement.

            Seaton J. Curran concentrates his practice on intellectual property. He has experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications with a focus on mechanical, electrical and computer technologies.  More…

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Martin Côté obtains a favourable decision in a cultural enterprise financing case

December 16, 2014 — Martin Côté successfully represented the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) in a case where it was seeking the repayment of the interim financing of a film production. The film producer had obtained a bank loan guaranty from the SODEC which had arrived at term and was not renewed mainly due to important delays in the film production. Mr. Côté filed a suit on behalf of his client before the Superior Court and obtained a favourable decision.

On December 10, 2014, the Court of Appeal upheld that decision.

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David Austin interviewed by Global TV

David Austin was interviewed for the Global TV News Hour on Wednesday, December 10th. In the report by Keith Baldrey, David discusses how declining demand for LNG could be a problem for BC, and the psychology behind it.

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Norman H. Zivin and Tonia A. Sayour Nominated “Legal Lions”

Cooper & Dunham attorneys Norman H. Zivin and Tonia A. Sayour, representing National Leisure Group, obtained a Federal Circuit decision invalidating a website patent applicable to the travel industry.  The Federal Circuit reversed a judgment, vacated damages awarded by a jury and sent the case back to Texas Federal Court.

As a result of this decision, Cooper & Dunham was characterized as a “Legal Lion” by Law360, a widely distributed intellectual property electronic newsletter. More…

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Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference (Richik Sarkar)

Richik Sarkar will be a speaker at The Ohio Society of CPAs upcoming Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference. He will speak about “Data Breach Preparedness and Response Management.”

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Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference (Richik Sarkar)

Richik Sarkar will be a speaker at The Ohio Society of CPAs upcoming Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference. He will speak about “Data Breach Preparedness and Response Management.”

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Ronald Fieldstone speaks at 2014 Fall/Winter EB5 Conference


On November 17, Miami Partner Ronald Fieldstone was a guest speaker at the 2014 Fall/Winter EB5 conference. The conference covered all aspects of the EB5 Foreign Investor Visa program and marketing to foreign investors. He participated in two separate panels, Security Law Considerations and Sourcing EB5 Investors & Bridge Funding.

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