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Karolis Smaliukas joins TGS Baltic as an Associate Partner

Advocate Karolis Smaliukas has joined law firm TGS Baltic. The lawyer practicing in the area of public procurement for more than ten years has become an Associate Partner of the law firm and he will be responsible for the development of the Public Procurement practice group.

Karolis’ unique experience in the public procurement field will contribute to the development of the Public Procurement practice group of law firm TGS Baltic and the provision of first class services to clients. Market participants commend Karolis Smaliukas for deep expertise and finding of an adequate solution in any situation.

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William McCullough Returns to Shutts as Partner; 2nd Major ‘Homecoming’ in Two Weeks

William McCullough has rejoined Shutts & Bowen LLP as a partner in its Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. McCullough, who previously practiced with Shutts & Bowen for about 20 years, returns after four years as a partner in the Miami office of Holland & Knight LLP.

McCullough’s return coincides with that of partner Kimberly Prior, who rejoined Shutts & Bowen last week after two years as a partner with the Miami office of Baker McKenzie.

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Seasoned Trial Lawyers Michael Mortenson Joins Stradling

Newport Beach, Calif., February 9, 2018 — Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. announced today the addition of trial lawyer Michael Mortenson as a shareholder and member of the firm’s litigation practice group. Mortenson, a former private equity analyst, comes to Stradling from BakerHostetler.

Mortenson represents entities and individuals in class actions, breach of contract, breach of warranty, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty matters, including RICO and fraudulent transfer claims and retaliation actions as well as various commercial and employment litigation matters. He also handles appeals to the California Courts of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and tries cases on behalf of clients before arbitration panels.

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Firm defends doctor in Medical Council disciplinary inquiry

We successfully defended a doctor in a Medical Council disciplinary inquiry against two charges of professional misconduct.

The doctor was charged for failing to explain the nature of a box of cream to the complainant and to label the box of cream appropriately. This is remarkably the first time a doctor in Hong Kong is charged for professional misconduct in prescribing a non-medicine (the box of cream in the present case). These unprecedented charges were tested by our complex legal arguments on the application of the Code of Professional Conduct of the Medical Council to non-medicines.

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Chambers & Partners: ‘Chambers Global 2018’ Legal Rankings Released

Today, 15th February 2018, Chambers & Partners has released their Global Legal Rankings, and we are very proud to announce Quijano & Associates’ Offshore Department has been ranked.

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RSS takes part in the Triathlon for Sainte-Justine

February 19, 2018 — The Winter Triathlon of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation took place last Friday, at Maisonneuve Park. RSS was present, with a team comprised of Yves Cousineau, leader, and Pierre Bazinet, Benoît Chartier and Frédéric Savard-Scott.

The cause for the 2018 edition of this event was the health of children and mothers-to-be. The event was a success, raising over $600,000, more than $50,000 above the objective.

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RSS wins honours at Bar tennis tournament

February 16, 2018 — Natacha Calixte et Julien Cheaib brilliantly represented the firm at the latest tennis tournament of the Montréal Bar, winning first place in Class B.

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Normand Laurendeau quoted in the Journal du Barreau

February 13, 2018 — The latest edition of the Journal du Barreau, the monthly magazine of the Quebec Bar, features on pages 26 and following a paper on the upcoming reform of the Highway Safety Code, announced in December. The text is highlighted with comments by Normand Laurendeau, an expert on transportation law.

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Shutts & Bowen Names Five New Partners

Shutts & Bowen LLP named five new partners during its annual meeting.

“We are proud of the exceptional attorneys who we promoted to partners this year,” said Managing Partner Micky Grindstaff. “This diverse group of individuals has made extraordinary contributions to the firm. We welcome their fresh perspectives and varied backgrounds and look forward to their continued success.”

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Robert J. Munnelly, Jr. Authors Chapter for MCLE’s Hanging Your Shingle

The chapter, “Data Security,” provides guidance on the data security legal requirements that affect small practices, including breach notifications, risk assessment, encryption, and password suggestions. The chapter also discusses how to develop and implement a Written Information Security Plan (WISP).

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