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Allan Goldberg explains Cooperative Apartment Shares case ruling

Allan Goldberg

Chicago partner Allan Goldberg authored  ” Cooperative Apartments Shares May be Held as Tenants by the Entirety”.  In his article Mr. Goldberg  reviews the outcome of the case Maher v. Hams Trust & Savings Bank.

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Thomas White article on annuities in 401(k) plans featured on 401khelpcenter.com

Thomas M. White

Chicago Partner Thomas White‘s article, “Annuities in 401k Plans: What a Plan Sponsor Should Keep in Mind,” is featured on 401khelpcenter.com. The article originally appeared in the May issue of Benefits Magazine. 401khelpcenter.com is a prime provider of information, opinion, analysis, news, rules, and other 401k and 403(b) resources for plan sponsors, retirement professionals, and plan participants.

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George Apostolides moderates Chicago Bar Association panel

George P. Apostolides

Chicago Partner George Apostolides was the panel moderator at the May 4 Chicago Bar Association program, “Picking the Best Jury: Effective Techniques by the Experts.” The panelists offered tips on jury selection and spoke of the issues regarding the current federal court trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich.

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Robert E. McKenzie provides insight to Tax Notes on the various sentencing outcomes of tax crimes

Robert E. McKenzie

In the article, “Light sentences from offshore account prosecutions won’t last,” Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie discussed possible mitigating factors in tax crime sentencing. The article delved into the Department of Justice’s prosecution against taxpayers with unreported offshore accounts and whether resulting sentences are too light. The article appeared in the May 9 issue of Tax Notes. Tax Notes is published by Tax Analysts, which is a nonprofit publisher of in-depth tax information.

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Richard Rosenbaum successfully represents client in trial court judgment and sentence reversal

Richard L. Rosenbaum

Fort Lauderdale Partner Richard Rosenbaum successfully represented his client in the matter of Costa v. State of Florida. In the decision the appellate court reversed the trial court’s judgment and sentence of his client. The court remanded a new trial due to the State of Florida’s failure to conduct a Richardson hearing.

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Introductory meeting set for June 7 on Arnstein & Lehr’s partnership with ABA Business Law Section and Junior Achievement to promote youth financial literacy


John L. Ropiequet

In March, Arnstein & Lehr agreed to participate in a financial literacy education effort for high school students under the sponsorship of the ABA Business Law Section (BLS) in partnership with Junior Achievement (JA Worldwide). On Tuesday, June 7, the firm will host an introductory meeting in our Chicago office with the Chicago chapter of JA Worldwide to discuss the firm’s participation in Financial Literacy – Foundation for Success: A Global Perspective. The BLS seeks to raise awareness among business lawyers of the need to educate students about personal finance, credit and identity theft. Click on the link here and here to read more about the program. The initiative came about through the leadership of the Business Law Section’s Consumer Financial Services Committee and its Pro Bono Committee. The firm became aware of the pilot program through Chicago Partner John Ropiequet’s work as a pro bono liaison of the BLS Consumer Financial Services Committee to the BLS Pro Bono Committee.  Mr. Ropiequet already has three people signed up but is looking for additional volunteers for this worthwhile endeavor.

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Partner Jerold Schneider article on the problem with work-for-hire provisions in various agreements appears in Daily Business Review

Jerold I. Schneider West Palm Beach Partner Jerold Schneider authored the article, “Work-for-hire standard could prevent  copyright protection,” which appeared in the May 11 issue of Daily Business News. The article addresses the difficulties that can occur when determining copyright ownership in work-for-hire situations. The Daily Business Review, an ALM publication, provides legal, real estate and financial information for the top lawyers and business executives in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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