December 16, 2020 — Due to lockdown and isolation made necessary by the pandemic, problems of domestic violence have become more severe than ever before. Brigitte Garceau, as President of the Board of the West Island Women’s Shelter, has responded by spearheading the “Give Me Shelter” Campaign. Along with the Board and her colleagues from RSS’s Family Law Practice Group, Brigitte has persuaded several members of Montréal’s business community to join the Shelter’s fundraising effort. Today’s edition of The Suburban features this initiative.
December 16, 2020 — The International Lawyers Network, of which RSS is a long-time member, recently announced the release of two guides for persons carrying on international transactions and their advisors.
Howard & Howard’s Jeffrey A. Hoover Selected to 2020 “Michigan’s Go To Business Lawyers” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
ROYAL OAK, Mich., December 8, 2020 – Attorney Jeffrey A. Hoover has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s inaugural class of “Michigan’s Go To Business Lawyers.” The newly launched program recognizes the top 20 lawyers across the state in a given practice area as nominated by their peers.
A “Michigan Go To Lawyer” is an expert in his or her field, well-versed in the nuances of the case law, statutes and regulations clients will encounter; experienced, with a record of success in many cases and/or transactions; a lawyer to whom other lawyers make referrals because of his or her expertise and accomplishments; a lawyer who can think creatively and identify all options for a client; a lawyer you would name when a friend needs legal help; and a lawyer you might call yourself if you needed legal help in his or her field of expertise.
Lidings Takes Advanced Positions in New Pravo.ru–300 Rating
ROYAL OAK, Mich., December 1, 2020 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard has welcomed Brett G. Garwood, Kaila E. Patrick, and Hubert H. Yi to the firm. Brett and Kaila both began their careers with the firm as 2019 summer associates and will practice out of the Royal Oak, MI and Las Vegas, NV offices, respectively. Hubert joined the firm in 2015 as an intellectual property intern and will continue his practice out of the firm’s Royal Oak, MI office.
ANSE, one of the largest players in the fashion industry in the Russian faux fur market, instructed to Maxima Legal to protect its clothing designs that a competitor had misused. Maxima Legal lawyers helped the client prove the unlawful use of original designs. The Federal Antimonopoly Service has ruled that Goodwill’s actions amount to unfair competition. It was found that the company and its affiliates intentionally introduced coats which reproduced the design of ANSE’s products. The matter is rare for the Russian fashion sector – the dispute paves the way for financial sanctions against the violator.
Combined operation will employ over 100 people
Congratulations to Unity Technologies I.T Limited (‘Unity’) (a leading provider of IT Cloud Managed Services) on the acquisition of IT Force Limited (‘ITF’) (a provider of IT Cloud Support, Managed IT Services and Managed IT Security Services) for an undisclosed consideration. Stephen Walker, our consultant corporate solicitor, was pleased to advise and support ITF in this transaction.
Harry Fehily, our Managing Partner, is looking forward to continuing to assist the University of Limerick Foundation, as the newly elected Chairman. Harry has been a board member of the Foundation for a number of years and is successor to Chair Dr Loretta Brennan Glucksman, who is stepping down from the role after six years.
Tikehau Capital, an asset management and investment group, becomes a cornerstone shareholder to support Amarenco’s growth in solar power production
We were delighted to act for Amarenco in this transaction, with Stephen Walker, Consultant, advising.
Six months after opening its capital to IDIA Capital Investissement, Amarenco Group, a major global solar power producer and a leading company in sustainability, announced the closing of a €150 million new capital increase. Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, contributed significantly to this capital increase, becoming a key shareholder of Amarenco Group.
Connolly Gallagher Managing partner, Arthur G. (“Chip”) Connolly, III has been named to the 2020 Irish Legal 100. In their 13th year, the Irish Legal 100 is honoring it’s largest class ever -209 honorees.
The Irish Legal 100, founded in 2008 in New York, is an annual compilation of the most distinguished legal professionals in the United States who share one common bond: pride in their Irish roots. The list includes attorneys, legal scholars and members of the judiciary who have distinguished themselves in their fields of endeavor. Members include United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Georgetown Law Dean William Treanor, CBS News correspondent Erin Moriarty and many more.