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Tim Holly Represents Whistleblower in Employment and Qui Tam Actions

U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss recently announced a settlement with Hunt Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest providers of privatized military housing. The settlement of $500,000 resolves fraud allegations arising from Hunt’s submissions of materially false information about the condition of private military housing at Dover Air Force Base between January 2013 and June 2019. It was alleged that the false information caused Hunt to receive larger performance incentive payouts from the U.S. Government.

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Stéphanie Beauchamp and Marc-Olivier Brouillette, New Partners With RSS

January 19, 2022 — Robinson Sheppard Shapiro is pleased to announce that Stéphanie Beauchamp and Marc-Olivier Brouillette, both from our Insurance Law Practice Group, have become partners with the firm.

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Deal Update: A&A advised Rooter Sports on its ‘Series A Investment’ round

Ahlawat & Associates (“A&A”) has advised Rooter Sports Technologies Private Limited, on its ‘Series A Investment’ round wherein the investment was led by Lightbox Ventures III, MCG II Investments LLC, and Duane Park Private Limited followed by investments from 9Unicorns Accelerator Fund I, Goal Ventures Partners I LLC, Advantage AIV India LP, Manjushree Capital Advisors, Beerbiceps Ventures LLP and various other Series A Angel Investors along with witnessing participation from Lead Sports Accelerator Management GMBH and various other existing shareholders. The deal value of the Series A Investment round amounted to approximately USD 25 Million.

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Roxanne Cloutier-Peace, New Associate With Our Labour and Employment Law Group

January 12, 2022 — RSS’s Labour and Employment Law Group has one more recruit within its ranks. Roxanne Cloutier-Peace, who is called to the Bar on this very day, continues with a practice with which she got acquainted after having worked as a student, and then articling with us.

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RSS’s Insurance Law Practice Group Welcomes Lauriane Massie

January 11, 2022 — RSS is pleased to announce that Lauriane Massie, a litigator, is now part of our Insurance Law Practice Group. Having made her first steps as a professional with the Bar of Quebec’s professional liability insurance fund, she already has accumulated a most relevant experience.

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Gaston Saucier, An Expert on Municipal Law, Joins RSS

January 10, 2022 — RSS is pleased to announce that Gaston Saucier has joined its Saguenay office. For over 30 years, Gaston has been advising numerous municipalities and representing them before the courts in civil cases and prosecutions. His experience encompasses the wide variety of topics related to municipal law, from contracts matters to taxation and zoning issues.

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TGS Baltic stronger with two new partners

Leading Baltic business law firm TGS Baltic adds more partners. Karolis Smaliukas, Head of Public Procurement specialisation group, and Dr. Paulius Zapolskis, Head of Energy Industry Group, will be partners of the law firm since 1 January 2022. Read more…

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Connolly Gallagher Remembers Partner Rachel Dwares

It is with great sadness that Connolly Gallagher announces the passing of Rachel Dwares, wife, mother, partner, and friend to so many. Rachel was a founding partner of the firm and had been a practicing real estate attorney for over 35 years.  A Delaware native and graduate of Brandywine High School, Rachel went on to study at Cornell University and Boston University School of Law. She moved first to Chicago, where she met her husband of over 30 years, and then returned to Wilmington in 1994 to begin her practice here.

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Establishing a Business Entity: Sharon Druker Co-author of the Latest Edition of This Guide

December 17, 2021 — The International Lawyers Network, an association of law firms present in 67 countries, just released the latest annual edition of Establishing a Business Entity: An International Guide, a guide to creating businesses in 42 jurisdictions.

For the eight consecutive year, Sharon G. Druker, Ad. E., is the coauthor of the chapter on Canada. The guide can be downloaded at no cost by clicking here.

Sharon also wrote the chapter on Quebec law in Buying and Selling Real Estate: An International Guide, available by clicking here.

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Santal Truong Joins our Insurance Law Practice Group

December 13, 2021 — RSS is pleased to announce that Santal Truong is joining its Insurance Law Practice Group as of today. Since being called to the Bar, in 2020, Santal quickly acquired substantial experience before the courts while practicing with the Centre communautaire juridique de Montréal.

Mariella De Stefano, Co-chair of our Insurance Law Practice Group, is delighted with this recruit. “Over the past two years, Santal has handled an exceptional variety of cases. After interviewing with her, we promptly realized that she would be a precious asset in our team.”

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