Monthly Archives: November 2019

Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards 2019

The ninth annual Limerick Regional Business Awards was held in November in The Strand Hotel, Limerick.

‘The awards are designed to acknowledge companies in the local region who strive for success each day… to recognise the hard work, commitment and innovative approach each company has showcased which has contributed to the growth of the company and in turn the region itself’.

Congratulations to the winners, in particular, Analog Devices, the winner of ‘Overall Business of the Year’ and Best Employer Employee Talent Development and Workplace Wellness Award’ and to EI Electronics, the winner of the ‘Best Large Business Contribution to the Region Award’, which we were again proud to sponsor.

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Unicusano Business Crisis Conference

Unicusano Business Crisis Conference
Author: Giorgio Cherubini Avv. Giorgio Cherubini has been invited by Niccolò Cusano University to show…
Giorgio Cherubini

The event was held on November 11, 2019 and, in addition to Avv. Cherubini, the Head of Department of Law Prof. D’Alessandro, Prof. Prosperetti and Prof. Girelli took part.
It was an interesting debate on the peculiar aspects of the upcoming New Code of the business crisis.

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California Trucking Association Mounts Challenge to “ABC” Test Continue Reading…

As businesses throughout the State of California continue to grapple with the potential implications of AB5, a new law designed to make it more difficult for companies to treat workers as independent contractors, the California Trucking Association (“CTA”) is taking legal action.

As we previously wrote here, AB5 codified and expanded the “ABC test” adopted by the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court for determining whether workers in California should be classified as employees or as independent contractors.

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Building Relationships – It’s about the Little Things

A few years ago, I remember a woman I know posting on Twitter that her daughter had said “this is the best day of my life. We went to the park, we’re going to mcdonalds, I found a penny. The best day of my life.”

She was 5 at the time, but she had already been through a lot, dealing with a very scary brain tumor that year.  And that, plus a few big things going on in my own life and friends’ lives, have me thinking – the best days of my life really have been about the little things.

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EIB appointed TGS Baltic as its legal advisor on Lithuania’s multi-apartment building modernisation

The agreement between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Lithuania’s biggest law firm TGS Baltic was signed for an original period of 2 years.

In June 2019, the EIB announced a tender for selection of an adviser to advise it on all legal issues in connection with renovation of multi-apartment houses in Lithuania for the next four years. The EIB currently holds two funds in the country, intended to ensure effective renovation of multi-apartment houses: the JESSICA Holding Fund (JESSICA I) and Jessica II Fund of Funds. The announcement of the tender results revealed that from now on, the legal aspects of these funds will be administered by the successful tenderer law firm TGS Baltic.

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IRS announces new retirement plan limitations for 2020

The IRS announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the 2020 tax year. Changes to the limits are based on the Social Security cost-of-living increases. READ MORE

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California Clears the Way for College Athletes to Get Their “Fair” Share of Licensing Pie

Sending shockwaves across the collegiate landscape, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 206, the Fair Pay to Play Act (the Act) on September 30, 2019.

The Act takes aim squarely at the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) amateurism rules which prohibit student athletes from profiting from their athletic skill while in college and threatens to upend the fraught and controversial relationship between colleges and the athletes who represent them on the playing field.

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McDonald Hopkins ranked among nation’s “Best Law Firms” in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

McDonald Hopkins LLC has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. READ MORE

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CMS extends Medicare payments for care management

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued a final rule which continues the trend of encouraging care management activities by making it easier and more financially attractive to furnish chronic care management, transitional care management and remote physiologic monitoring services for Medicare patients. READ MORE

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Compliancy Experts Discuss Latest Anti-corruption Regulations at ACCN Conference in Beijing

The 13th Anti-Corruption Compliance in China Summit 2019 (ACCN), hosted by Duxes, took place at the Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town in Beijing from November 13-14. ACCN 2019 attracted business leaders and legal experts from around the country to exchange ideas on the latest approaches, best practices and interpretation of staying on the correct side of the law when setting up a compliancy scheme or running a business in the country.

ACCN 2019 included speakers from the highest-profile compliancy analysts and academic institutions, including policymakers and representatives from the State Administration for Market Supervision, TRACE International, Ernst & Young, China University of Political Science and Law, Covington & Burling LLP, the Center for Business Ethics & Compliance and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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