Monthly Archives: July 2018

SmartLaw: The Future is NOW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’ve had a lot of discussion over the past several years about what the future of legal services will look like, and what critical characteristics and ideas will be necessary for lawyers and law firms to embrace in order to operate within it successfully. Last week, we opened the conversation again with the release of HighQ’s updated eBook on SmartLaw addressing these concepts, and as we did with the first eBook, I’d like to delve a little further into what some of the other authors had to say.

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A Snapshot of the First Semester of 2018 at RSS

July 10, 2018 — An overview of the wide variety of deals and cases that RSS handles each and every day. From helping startups and assisting individuals to working along with major corporations, we provide the complete scope of legal services.

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ILN Today Post

McDonald Hopkins welcomes attorney Jeff Van Winkle

Jeff Van Winkle has joined the Chicago office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as a member, bringing more than three decades of experience representing businesses, investors and entrepreneurs. He comes to McDonald Hopkins from Clark Hill PLC.

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A.I.eSp. and EXP Legal for the development of the Italian eSports market.

Through the signing of a specific collaboration agreement, the strategic partnership between  AIeSp has started. (Italian Association eSports)  and  EXP Legal , Italian and international law firm (with offices in Rome and Milan), aimed at the development of joint projects and initiatives in the summer , with the focus solely to the emerging market of eSports . The declared objective of the partnership is to contribute to the birth of the right “ecosystem” to jointly manage the now unstoppable development of the phenomenon of  electronic sports .
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Talking Tax – Issue 124

Case law

NSW Transfer Duty – Rubino Investments P/L as trustee for the Rubino Family Trust v CCSR [2018] NSWCATAD 133 (Rubino Investments)

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ILN Today Post

Maxima Legal has advised a financial blockchain platform during its ICO launch

The team from the IP/IT Practice at Maxima Legal in the first half of 2018 provided extensive legal support to a financial blockchain platform Zodiaq during its ICO launch. The ultimate goal for the platform is to become a crypto-currency bank and exchange as well as a hedge-fund and universal payment system.  The initial stage of the ICO, from which it is hoped that 104 million dollars will be generated, took place in May 2018.

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Maxima Legal has strengthened its PPP Practice

Maxima Legal continues to strengthen its team of leading specialists in the legal market with Olga Batura joining the firm as Counsel. Olga is well-known in the sector for her experience working in public- private partnership projects, concession agreements and as a member of the Expert Council of the National PPP Centre.

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Tackling the Crippling Cost of Insurance

With the proliferation of employer and public liability insurance costs, Orla Donovan explores new proposals for reform

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Financial Services in Focus – Issue 6

Funds & financial products

Government passes Asia Region Funds Passport bill

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“Prices are Down” for host employer in section 151Z recovery action

The Court of Appeal of New South Wales has overturned a District Court decision which found Coles liable to pay $37,495.01 in worker’s compensation payments made by Ready Workforce to an injured worker pursuant to section 151Z(1)(d) and (2)(e) of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW).

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