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U.S. Attorney General Announces Continued U.S. Funding of Law Enforcement Efforts at 3rd Ministerial of Northern Triangle Attorneys General, as Guatemala Prepares to Abolish Anti-Corruption Prosecutor

On May 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr, during the 3rd Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General announced that, as part of a coordinated law enforcement action known as Operation Regional Shield,President Trump has approved continued funding … Continue reading

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Client Development: What Kind of Client Development Efforts Suit You Best?

I am posting this blog again specifically for the lawyers who have signed up for the Lateral Link Rainmaker Series. If you have signed up, I encourage you to discover their Top 5 Strengths before you participate in the program. Click … Continue reading

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Recent New Jersey Rule Proposal Progresses State Efforts to Impose Fiduciary Duties on Brokers

On April 15, the New Jersey Bureau of Securities (the “Bureau”) issued a rule proposal to establish a uniform fiduciary duty standard applicable to investment advisers, brokers-dealers and their registered representatives and agents.  Specifically, the proposed rule (N.J.A.C. 13:47A-6.4), which … Continue reading

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Naked Licensing Defense Alone Does Not Violate Trademark Best Efforts or Notice Clauses

Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. v. ICE Clear US, Inc., No. 18 C 1376, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 1, 2019) (Kennelly, J.). Judge Kennelly granted defendants’ (collectively “ICE”) Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss and motion to strike … Continue reading

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Divorced Parties Foiled in Efforts to Avoid Counsel Fee Award

In a February, 2019 decision, the Appellate Division, Second Department foiled the cooperative efforts of previously-divorced parties to avoid an interim fee award to the ex-wife’s counsel to prosecute incident to the parties’ settlement of the pending issues. In Rhodes … Continue reading

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