Lidings Intellectual Property Practice Partner Boris Malakhov in Expert Council of IP Russia Awards

On November 28th 2019 Moscow will host the Award-Winning Ceremony of the first Russian award in the intellectual property sphere – the IP Russia Awards. The event is to take place at the Mansion on Volkhonka, one of the city’s most outstanding historical locations.
The initiative to hold an IP Award belongs to the infor-media Russia, the organizer of a major annual IP Forum in cooperation with the Intellectual Property Council of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and the Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property (RGAIS). The Award is mainly focused on increasing the status of IP professionals in society and emphasize the social significance of their intellectual work.
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Howard & Howard Announces Formation of Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group

ROYAL OAK, Mich., November 26, 2019 – Howard & Howard has announced the official formation of a Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. The practice group’s attorneys assist businesses in staying compliant with data privacy laws and regulations, preventing and protecting against cybersecurity threats and risks, and managing and responding to data breaches. The announcement was made by firm President and CEO, Mark A. Davis.

“Data privacy and cybersecurity concerns have steadily grown as advances in technology continue. We have built a team of attorneys with the knowledge, training, and experience, in both the U.S. and abroad, needed for companies that find themselves on the front line of cyber and data threats and breaches,” said Davis.

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Mid-West Lean Network Conference: Creating a Competitive Edge

Robert Bourke, Partner heading our plaintiff litigation team, was delighted to speak about our pioneering adoption of lean within the legal sector at the recent Mid-West Lean Network Conference held in University of Limerick. Robert explained how it has created a competitive edge for us in the provision of legal services.

Lean is a philosophy of continuous improvement through waste identification and reduction. We are committed to eliminating wasteful steps from the processes leaving remaining only that which adds value to the final product to the client.

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RSS takes part in the Barreau’s continuing education activities

November 25, 2019 — On Friday, December 6, in Montréal, the Quebec Bar will be presenting its annual day of continuing education on recent developments in insurance law.

RSS will be involved again this year: Katherine Delage will be chairing the event, while Marcel-Olivier Nadeau will be speaking on presenting the evidence in arson cases.


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Maxima Legal has increased its number of practice areas for private clients

Law firm Maxima Legal has expanded the range of services provided as part of its Private Wealth practice. Since November 2019, the firm has been offering a package of family law services.

The new practice area includes advising and assisting HNWI clients on issues around marriage and divorce, including in divorce proceedings, drafting nuptial contracts, maintenance payments, child law issues, and property sharing agreements covering corporate and international assets.

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Legalization of cannabis: Benoît Chartier remains very active with training activities

November 22, 2019 — On November 14, Benoît Chartier, a partner with the firm and co-chair of our Insurance Litigation Practice Group, gave a presentation at the Montréal office of the world-leading insurance brokerage firm Marsh. The presentation, accredited by Quebec’s Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (ChAD), discussed the legal impact of the legalization of cannabis and edible by-products on the insurance industry in Quebec.

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Singapore Summit to Gather Anti-Corruption Experts in Industry, Government

Anti-corruption enforcement has never been more aggressive or coordinated. In light of this current situation, multinational corporations have continued to emphasize investment in strong anti-corruption compliance programs. In the Asia-Pacific region, jurisdictions have taken strong steps to reinforce their anti-corruption legislative framework by requiring organizations and businesses to comply with internal policies and local regulations.

To address this issue, Duxes will host the 8th Anti-Corruption Compliance Asia Pacific Summit 2020 (ACAP) from March 26-27 in Singapore. The event is designed to help companies adapt to the new anti-corruption environment. The two-day summit will gather government officials and industry leaders to discuss important developments, including anti-corruption enforcement trends, third-party due diligence, and risk management, as well as best practices for compliance, internal communication and internal audits.

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Santa Dash for Novas and Peter McVerry Trust

On 17th of October 2019, the Holmes O’ Malley Sexton team were once again delighted to be involved in the Liveable Limerick Christmas Dashes to help raise awareness and funds for charity organisations, Novas and the Peter McVerry Trust.

A variety of fun races were held up and down O’ Connell Street. We sponsored the Celebrity Race which included radio presenter, Meghann Scully and men’s fashion and lifestyle blogger, Patrick McLoughney.

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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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