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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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A Paper by Lauren Flam in a Prestigious Journal

September 25, 2020 — The latest issue of the Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal contains a paper by Lauren Flam. In “‘Not a Case about a Mere Referral’: Reflections on Salomon v. Matte-Thompson”, (2020) 39 ETPJ 330, she comments on a decision in which the Supreme Court of Canada redefined the extent of the professional liability of a lawyer who advised his client on the selection of an investment advisor.

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Ahlawat & Associates announces new office expansion in Chandigarh

We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Law Practice in Chandigarh, India. We have set up our base at Ahlawat & Associates, Spacejam, SCO 50-51, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh – 160022 with Mr. Anuj Dewan serving a pivotal role as Lead Counsel for Ahlawat & Associates’ Chandigarh practice. He is actively involved in advising and guiding Indian and international clients on diverse matters involving Civil & Criminal Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Banking & Insolvency, Consumer Disputes and others.

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Davis Malm Welcomes Tony DaSilva

Davis Malm is happy to announce that Anthony DaSilva has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Tony will continue to advise a diverse portfolio of corporations, partnerships, nonprofits and individuals on the tax and regulatory issues impacting compensation and benefits arrangements.

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Howard & Howard Expands Litigation Practice

ROYAL OAK, Mich., September 22, 2020 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard recently expanded its business litigation practice with the addition of Steven E. Kish III. He will practice out of the Las Vegas, Nevada office.

“I am a pragmatic attorney who focuses on effective and efficient advocacy for my clients at each phase of litigation.”–Steven E. Kish III

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Donal Creaton shares how we are embracing technology and being resilient through change

JD Supra, a thought leadership knowhow publisher, shared our insights into how Holmes O’Malley Sexton are embracing technology, going paperless and being resilient lawyers to achieve success and support for our clients during these changing times.

Listen to Donal Creaton (a litigation partner at Holmes O’Malley Sexton) and Lindsay Griffiths (International Lawyers Network (ILN)) in this podcast for advice on how your organisation can grow resilience and welcome change. In this episode of ILN’s podcast series, Lindsay and Donal dive into the importance of embracing technology and becoming paperless to allow for full flexibility in serving clients, as well as the resilience of lawyers.

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Recent Interview with BW Legal World

Ms. Seema Jhingan, Partner of the Firm recently spoke with Ashima Ohri of BW Legal World in an exclusive interview to shed light on the New Education Policy 2020 announced by the Government of India to initiate the long overdue reforms in the Indian school and higher education sector; franchise-model businesses in India; the advent of legal technology and its impact; challenging matters including helping her client bring the very first resort time-sharing concept of holidaying to India; her journey in law and much more.

Read more here: https://bit.ly/2YEDbqQ

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