Brigitte Garceau Designated Lawyer Emeritus

The title of Avocat émérite — Lawyer Emeritus — is one of the most prestigious distinctions that the Bar of Québec can give. It is awarded to members who stand out for their outstanding career, their exceptional contribution to the profession and their remarkable engagement in their community.

Therefore, RSS is both very happy and exceptionally proud to announce that Brigitte Garceau, Ad. E., is one of the nine members selected by the Bar to receive this title in 2022.

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Managing Partner Chip Connolly Appointed Chair of Delaware’s Judicial Nominating Commission

Wilmington, DE – September 29, 2022 – Governor John C. Carney, Jr. recently appointed Connolly Gallagher Managing Partner Arthur G. (“Chip”) Connolly, III as Chair of the Delaware Judicial Nominating Commission, the body charged with assisting governors with the appointment of judges to each of the State’s constitutional courts. The goal of the Commission is to ensure a bipartisan judiciary composed of judges of high integrity, independence, and excellent legal ability. Mr. Connolly had previously served as Vice Chair of the Commission, and was appointed to the Chairmanship following the retirement of former Chairman William W. Bowser.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

November 30 – December 1, 2022 | Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington, DC

Hosted by American Conference Institute, the 39th International Conference on the FCPA returns for another exciting year with curated programming that shines a global spotlight on anti-corruption compliance challenges, mounting geopolitical shifts, and intensifying enforcement risks.

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Jessica E. Chang Joins Howard & Howard’s Growing Litigation Practice in Chicago

Chicago, Ill., September 21, 2022 – Leading business law firm Howard & Howard recently welcomed attorney Jessica E. Chang to its growing Litigation Practice Group in the Chicago office.

Chang focuses her practice on various labor and employment issues that arise in the workplace, specifically in the healthcare and financial industries. She regularly counsels human resources personnel and company representatives on hiring, termination, discipline, reasonable accommodation, restrictive covenants, leave, discrimination, and wage and hour compliance matters. Additionally, she also advises clients on the development and implementation of employment-related policies and programs in compliance with new laws and regulations.

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One week to go until Economic Crime Prevention & Compliance London!

There’s just one week to go until Economic Crime Prevention & Compliance London, but it’s not too late to get your ticket.

Don’t miss out on this one-stop conference gathering law firms, in-house counsel, and industry heads of financial crime as they discuss the latest legal challenges affecting financial institutions and companies.

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A Snapshot of Our Recent Activity — Fall 2022

Profile of Martin Côté

Martin Côté is a lawyer, and a partner in our Civil and Commercial Litigation practice. He is the author of the fall edition of our revamped newsletter.

Over the past few years, he has developed extensive expertise, especially in defamation cases and in matters related to university education.

Have a look at his bio sketch.

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Ahlawat & Associates Augments Partner Strength; Further Expands Presence Across Delhi & Mumbai

Ahlawat & Associates (“A&A”) further strengthens its foothold in Mumbai with Sumit Kochar merging his practice with A&A’s and joining the firm as Partner & Head of Mumbai Practice. The core areas of Sumit’s expertise include Fund Setup & Structuring, Estate & Succession Planning, Family Office Advisory, Intergenerational wealth planning and governance, Private Client Practice, Capital Markets, Mergers & acquisitions, Global Business Setup, Corporate Restructuring, Risk Assurance Services and Taxation.

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RSS Stands Out in the Best Lawyers Directory

The publishers of The Best Lawyers in Canada™ have announced today the ranking for the 2023 edition of the directory. Numerous RSS lawyers were selected.

Andrew Penhale, the firm’s CEO, explains the meaning of this ranking. “Best Lawyers is important, since this directory reflects the opinions of our peers. The ranking is established on the basis of votes cast by lawyers who are already recognized, and who can therefore make an informed judgment on the quality of our work.”

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Economic Crime Prevention & Compliance, London

These are trying times for compliance, risk and legal professionals.

Against the backdrop of major military conflict in Europe, and the UK Government’s acknowledgment of economic crime being a “high and constantly evolving” multibillion-pound problem, it is evident that money laundering, sanctions evasion, ransomware attacks and bribery are coming back in ways and forms that have never been predicted.

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18 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

Wilmington, DE (August 18, 2022) – Eighteen lawyers from Connolly Gallagher LLP were selected for inclusion in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.  The results are based on peer-review evaluations from thousands of eligible attorneys.

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