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Marc Carmel quoted in Law360 article, ‘Burford’s NYSE Launch Presages Securitized Case Financing’

McDonald Hopkins Litigation Finance Co-Chair Marc Carmel was quoted in Law360’s October 16 article entitled “Burford’s NYSE Launch Presages ‘Securitized’ Case Financing.”

The article by Law360’s Andrew Strickler includes some great insight into litigation finance.

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Holmes Solicitors News Issue 1 2020

In this our 50th year in business we have successfully faced a variety of challenges with our clients, not least the Covid-19 pandemic and the threat posed by a hard Brexit.  I must acknowledge the continued support of you, our valued clients, the resilience of our dedicated staff in adjusting to changed working conditions and the ongoing commitment of our team to excellence in the delivery of legal services.

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LexUpdate-October 8, 2020

Delighted to announce the publication by LexisNexis of the 3rd edition of ‘Lissack and Horlick on Bribery and Corruption’. LexCounsel’s Seema Jhingan, Co-founder Partner and Dhruv Manchanda, Principal Associate, have co-authored the “Anti-bribery Laws of India” chapter in the LexisNexis Publication. LexCounsel frequently advises on anti-bribery and anti-corruption issues especially in the corporate governance and defence areas.

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Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Wilmington, DE (October 5, 2020) – Connolly Gallagher is pleased to announce that Shaun Michael Kelly has re-joined the firm as a partner in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group.  He joins us from the Delaware Department of Justice where he most recently served as the Director of Consumer Protection and previously worked as a Deputy Attorney General in the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division’s Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”).  Shaun began his career as an associate at a prestigious Delaware law firm, and he worked previously as an attorney in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group.  Both at Connolly Gallagher and elsewhere, Shaun has advised large and mid-size business clients in a variety corporate and commercial litigation matters.  Shaun has litigated a variety of disputes in Delaware’s Court of Chancery, including disputes related to books and records, business divorce, reformation, breach of fiduciary duty, and corporate control.  Shaun has also litigated a number of disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division (“CCLD”), including complex contractual disputes.

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Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Connolly Gallagher Welcomes New Partner Shaun Michael Kelly

Connolly Gallagher is pleased to announce that Shaun Michael Kelly has re-joined the firm as a partner in the Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group. He joins us from the Delaware Department of Justice where he most recently served as the Director of Consumer Protection and previously worked as a Deputy Attorney General in the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division’s Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”). Shaun began his career as an associate at a prestigious Delaware law firm, and he worked previously as an attorney in Connolly Gallagher’s Delaware Business, Commercial, and Corporate Litigation group. Both at Connolly Gallagher and elsewhere, Shaun has advised large and mid-size business clients in a variety corporate and commercial litigation matters. Shaun has litigated a variety of disputes in Delaware’s Court of Chancery, including disputes related to books and records, business divorce, reformation, breach of fiduciary duty, and corporate control. Shaun has also litigated a number of disputes in the Delaware Superior Court’s Complex Commercial Litigation Division (“CCLD”), including complex contractual disputes.

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Justice Ginsberg’s Multi-Generational Impact

I knew Justice Ginsburg had been seriously ill, so I shouldn’t have been surprised when I heard the news of her passing. But it was still a big shock, and tears started falling. I thought to myself, “I don’t even personally know her—why am I crying?” It was because of all that she represented. She was truly inspirational. She had a tough life—losing her mother at a young age and trying to get her foot in the door and succeed in a male-dominated profession, not to mention numerous serious health issues. Yet she persevered, and she became a “first” in so many ways, even in death—being the first woman and first Jewish American to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.

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Brigitte Garceau Becomes President of the West Island Women’s Shelter

September 30, 2020 — Today’s edition of The Suburban announces that Brigitte Garceau, whose community involvement has always been outstanding, has been appointed President of the Board of Directors of the West Island Women’s Shelter. Brigitte was already a director and legal advisor for this organization that helps victims of conjugal violence.

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Deal Update: US-based Joyance Partners Invests in Oga Fit

US-based venture capital firm, Joyance Partners, funded Oga Fit in their first India Investment. Bengaluru-based fitness tech startup Oga Fit is an interactive platform offering live and on-demand workouts from the comfort of a user’s home.

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Sixteen Howard & Howard Attorneys Named to Michigan Super Lawyers and Michigan Rising Stars

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 29, 2020 – Sixteen Howard & Howard attorneys were recently named to Michigan Super Lawyers® and Michigan Rising Stars 2020 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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The Economist’s General Counsel conference goes virtual for the first time

In its 17th year, The Economist’s General Counsel conference goes virtual for the first time.

General Counsel Virtual Week will be taking place on November 2nd – 5th 2020. Under the theme “Uncertainty. Risk. Technology.” the event will explore what the corporate legal teams have learned from covid-19, the implications of this “new” normal and seek to solve the new problems that arise as the scenario continues to change.

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