Monthly Archives: April 2014

Vincent Olivier Perreault stands out at the Pierre-Basile-Mignault Competition

Our fellow student Vincent Olivier Perreault has demonstrated his great talent at the 2014 provincial finals of the Pierre-Basile-Mignault Competition. Individually or as a team member, he was awarded several prizes:

• Best litigator (Robinson Cup)
• Best team: Université de Montréal (Bâtonnier du Québec Cup)
• 2nd best factum (SOQUIJ Cup)
• 2nd best pair (Éditions Yvon Blais Cup).

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Two for Tuesdays: Best Practices for Professional Relationships

Today’s Two for Tuesdays is going to address a problem I’ve seen fairly consistently over the last decade in legal – a failure to respond to emails. It’s a rather HUGE pet peeve of mine, and I want to talk today about why it’s important, as well as another tip for managing your professional relationships. 

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ILN Firm of the Month – DAHL Law Firm, Denmark!

This month’s firm of the month is our Danish member, DAHL Law Firm! Congratulations to all of our friends in Denmark!

 

Member of the International Lawyers Network

 The ILN is proud to announce our latest “Firm of the Month” – DAHL Law Firm!

DAHL is a full-service business law firm with a national and international focus. DAHL has 200 employees in total and a legal staff of 100, placing DAHL among the 6 largest law firms in Denmark.

DAHL has five offices in Denmark.

DAHL has a significant practice covering Finance law, Company law, Competition law, Employment law, Energy law, EU law, Insolvency, Insurance and tort, Intellectual property, IT and telecom, Media and marketing, M&A, Procurement law, Public law, Real property, Tax law. DAHL is a mod-ern firm with a high focus on delivering high quality service “to the point”.

The working languages of the firm are English, German, French and the Scandinavian languages. 

 

Full descriptions of DAHL’s  services, expertise, and lawyer profiles are available on their ILN profile.

 

Lindsay Griffiths
Director of Global Relationship Management
International Lawyers Network

Lindsay Griffiths

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Main Contacts:

Henning von Lillienskjold

Henning von Lillienskjold

Email: hvl@dahllaw.dk
Telephone: +45 88 91 94 15

Practice Groups:
Corporate, Commercial

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Frederik Bruhn

Emailfbr@dahllaw.dk
Telephone: +45 88 91 98 11

Practice Groups:
Corporate, Commercial, IT & IP

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Klaus Kjær

Emailkkk@dahllaw.dk
Telephone: +45 88 91 89 26

Practice Groups:
Corporate, Commercial, Construction Law

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Søren Wolder Knudsen

Emailswk@dahllaw.dk
Telephone: +45 88 91 92 45

Practice Groups:
IT and IP, Competition law

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DAHL joined the ILN in 2006, and have been providing excellence from the very start. Their dedication to the Network and its growth continues to be essential.

Alan Griffiths
Executive Director
International Lawyers Network

+001.201.594.9985

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De-Accumulation – The Next Stage

CAPSA released at the end of March Guideline No. 8: Defined Contribution Pension Plans Guideline.

The new Guideline is intended to supplement CAPSA Guideline No. 3 – Guidelines for Capital Accumulation Plans. There is considerable overlap. Guideline No. 8 on its face applies only to defined contribution plans, although administrators of all CAPS would be advised to adopt what is pertinent to their plans from the perspective of best practices. More…

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Smartphone Ankle Bracelet

Litigation

April 2014

Stradling shareholders Yuri Mikulka and Sarah S. Brooks co-authored the article “The New Parole Ankle Bracelet: Your Smartphone,” published in the Spring 2014 edition of Litigation.

Smartphone Ankle Bracelet by Stradling

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False Claims Act – Outlook for 2014

Corporate Disputes

April 2014

John Cannon, chair of Stradling’s litigation department, was featured in the article, “False Claims Act – Outlook for 2014” published in the April 2014 edition of Corporate Disputes.

False Claims Act – Outlook for 2014 by Stradling

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Sweeping Changes to Canada’s Trademark Laws

On March 28, 2014, the Canadian government introduced the most sweeping amendments since 1954 to Canada’s trademark law. These amendments were tabled as part of an omnibus budget implementation bill, Bill C-31, called the Economic Action Plan 2014. These amendments are designed to put Canada in a position to adhere to the Madrid Protocol, the Nice Agreement, and the Singapore Treaty, 3 major international trademark treaties. More…

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The New York City Asbestos Litigation Just Became More Complicated

Pursuant to the Decision and Order of the Hon. Sherry Klein Heitler, dated April 8, 2014, asbestos plaintiffs for the first time since 1996 may seek permission from the New York City trial judges to charge the jury on the issue of punitive damages. Until Judge Heitler’s ruling, the New York City Asbestos Litigation (“NYCAL”) Case Management Order, as amended May 26, 2011 (“CMO”), provided that counts for punitive damages were to be “deferred” until such time as the Court deemed otherwise, upon notice and hearing. Therefore, punitive damages still could be sought, but only after a hearing to determine if it was appropriate to award them.

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NLRB Receives Spirited Debate Over Ambush Election Rules During Public Meeting

For 2 days, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) heard from speakers on its proposed rules to accelerate the processing of union representation petitions and quicken the timing of elections. The speakers ranged from several labor unions, including the UFCW, SEIU, CWA and AFL-CIO as well as a number of trade associations, including National Federation of Independent Businesses, Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and EBG client, National Grocers Association (NGA). The positions of the parties were largely split between the labor unions applauding the NLRB’s proposed rule on making elections faster; whereas, the trade associations and management attorneys emphasizing that the NLRB’s proposed rule was unnecessary and a solution in search of a problem.

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General Counsel Corner: Selection Process for Outside Counsel

For our second installment of our General Counsel Corner, I’m very pleased to welcome a GC from the Baltics!

Risto Hübner works as the General Counsel / Head of Legal for Nortal, which is the largest software development company in the Baltics. You can learn more about Nortal on their website here: http://www.nortal.com/about-us/overview

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