Monthly Archives: September 2019

Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: How to Reconnect

What happens when you lose touch with someone who may be a good connection for you? In today’s rainmaking recommendation post from coach Jaimie Field, she explains how you can reconnect!

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In a perfect world, you would never lose touch with anyone you have met.  You would never lose touch with your clients; you would never lose touch with a referral source; you would never lose touch with any prospects.

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New AML law in Romania – the EU 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive transposed into domestic legislation

On July 18, 2019, Law no. 129/2019 on the Prevention of and Combat Against Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism, as well as for Amending and Supplementing Certain Normative Acts (the “Law”) was published in Romania’s Official Gazette.

The Law, that entered into force on July 21, 2019, transposes Directive (EU) 2015/849 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or the financing of terrorism (“Directive 2015/849”), as well as Council Directive (EU) 2016/2258 of 6 December 2016 amending Directive 2011/16/EU as regards to access to anti-money-laundering information by the tax authorities.

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Consequences of the spoliation of an item of evidence

By Chantal Noël, from our Insurance Law Practice Group.

September 18, 2019 — The Court of Appeal recently put an end to a case that had originated in November 2008 with the destruction by fire of a combine harvester (CNH Industrial Canada Ltd. c. Claude Joyal inc., 2019 QCCA 1151). The owner’s insurer had compensated its insured and then filed a claim against the seller of the machine. The seller had then brought a warranty action against the manufacturer, but only after the machine had been dismantled. The manufacturer then argued that failure to receive notice of the claim and the impossibility to examine the machine deprived it of the right to a defence, thereby justifying the dismissal of the action. Just how did this case end?

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International Lawyers Network Welcomes a New Member Firm in Poland

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of Zieba & Partners, Poland!

Zieba & Partners is a recently launched Polish law firm, made up of business-oriented lawyers and tax experts who have backgrounds in both domestic and international law firms. Their growing firm consists of just over 40 professionals specializing in a number of key practice areas and industry sectors.

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Who’s who legal. Restructuring & insolvency 2019, ITALY.

Who's who legal. Restructuring & insolvency 2019, ITALY.
  • Who’s Who Legal is a leading legal guide and has recently published a Guide on the legal sector in Italy. In this Guide Exp Legal, in person of Avv. Giorgio Cherubini, has been indicated as leader for restructuring, as a result of an independent search conducted among professionals from various Countries.
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Twenty-two Howard & Howard Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Michigan Rising Stars

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 17, 2019 – Twenty-two Howard & Howard attorneys were recently named to Michigan Super Lawyers® and Michigan Rising Stars 2019 as a result of a patented selection process. This process includes peer evaluation and independent research.  Only five percent of the attorneys in Michigan were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and one half percent to Rising Stars.

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Latest Department of Labor Opinion Letter Addresses the FLSA’s Retail/Service Establishment Employee Exemption Continue Reading…

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) continues to issue guidance at a rapid pace, releasing a new opinion letter regarding the retail or service establishment overtime exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The letter brings clarity to a recurring issue affecting retailers.

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ILN Firm of the Month – Reinhart, Marville, Torre, Paris!

The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Reinhart Marville Torre – Paris!
Established in 1990, Reinhart Marville Torre is a full-service business law firm whose 65 attorneys provide litigation and legal advisory services to companies and business leaders in order to assist and advise them on their legal affairs and litigation strategies.
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John M. Hessel Named 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – First Amendment

Lewis Rice is proud to announce that The Best Lawyers in America® has named Lewis Rice member John M. Hessel as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – First Amendment for 2020 in the St. Louis metropolitan area. This is the seventh time in the past 10 years that John has received the “Lawyer of the Year” award. He previously received the “Lawyer of the Year” award for Municipal Law in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2016 and for Litigation – First Amendment in 2014 and 2018. Best Lawyers has also included him in its annual list every year since 2009 for Commercial Litigation, Municipal Law, Litigation – Municipal, and Litigation – First Amendment.

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Tax Traps for Foreign Real Estate Investors

Bill Griffin‘s article, “Tax Traps for Foreign Real Estate Investors,” was published in the September issue of SumNews. The article identifies some of the most common areas where nonresident foreign investors may need specialized tax advice to avoid costly mistakes.

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