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U.S. Sanctions Developments: New Opportunities and Risks in Cuba, Iran and Sudan

Insight Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · July 21, 2017
In the last few years, drastic liberalization has changed the comprehensive U.S. sanctions against Iran and Cuba that had been maintained for decades. Iran sanctions were first enacted in 1979 (with the broad secondary sanctions for foreign subsidiaries only in place since 2012). Cuba sanctions began in 1960. Garnering less fanfare, the U.S. also

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Insolvency of Alitalia Puts Creditors on Notice to Make Claims

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · Emma R. Larson Emma R. Larson · Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · Claudio Palmieri · July 20, 2017
The May 2, 2017 bankruptcy filing for Alitalia might be the end of the journey for the troubled Italian flag carrier, but creditors in the U.S., Italy and elsewhere might still have a ticket to recover some claims. Alitalia has now also filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. under Chapter 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. Chapter 15 was added

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Maintaining Your Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Just Got More Invasive

Insight Robin Powers Robin Powers · James Ballard James Ballard · July 17, 2017
Global Market Entity Identifier Utility (GMEI), an LEI issuer, is now requesting information relating to the parents of its registered entities.  The past information collected on an LEI entity, which consisted of self-identifying information, is known as “Level 1 Data.”  The additional information now being requested is

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U.S. Supreme Court: Filing a Time-Barred Claim in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case Does Not Violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a 5-3 decision holding that a creditor filing a proof of claim in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case for a time-barred debt was not false, deceptive, misleading, unconscionable or unfair conduct in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Learn more here. > You may also find

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U.S. Supreme Court: Purchaser of Defaulted Loans Not a Debt Collector Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a purchaser for its own account of a defaulted loan is not a debt collector within the meaning of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Learn more here. > You may also find this complementary article of interest: U.S. Supreme Court: Filing a Time-Barred Claim in a

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First Circuit: Bankruptcy Court “Retention of Jurisdiction” Provision Requires More Than Mere Words

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · July 11, 2017
The First Circuit recently ruled that the bankruptcy court lacked the authority to adjudicate disputes under a contract because there was no “arising under,” “arising in” or “related to” jurisdiction — in spite of the fact that the contract itself, previously approved by the bankruptcy court, included a

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Intellectual Property and Commercial Litigation Attorney, Matthew Poppe, joins Rimon as Partner in its Palo Alto office

News Matthew Poppe Matthew Poppe · July 07, 2017
(Palo Alto) July 1, 2017 - Matt Poppe joins Rimon Law as a Partner in its Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. His litigation experience spans a wide range of patent, other intellectual property, and commercial cases. Key clients include Varian Medical Systems, Dell EMC, eBay, Baidu, and Brocade. He has also represented a variety of Asia-based

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Clarification Regarding the Interplay Between the DOL’s Plan Asset and Fiduciary Definition Regulations

Insight Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · June 21, 2017
If a plan investment in a vehicle is not covered by the plan asset regulation, is a person who recommends that investment a fiduciary to ERISA plans? Read more here > This clarification is a supplement of Mr. White's previous article: DOL’s New Fiduciary Definition and the Marketing of Hedge Funds The Department of

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Growing its Global Reach, Rimon Expands to Rome

News Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · Claudio Palmieri · June 19, 2017
Expanding its growing global presence, Rimon Law is now in Rome, Italy through a legal network with Studio Legale Palmieri (“SLP”), which will operate as “Studio Legale Palmieri -- RIMÔN Italia.” SLP's Claudio Palmieri, joining Rimon as Counsel, will act as principal of the Rome office. Rimon already has offices

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ACGSV’s C-Circle on Reputation Management (Google & Cisco guest speakers)

Event James C. Chapman James C. Chapman
Jul 20, 2017 8:00AM - 10:00AM PT

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Rimon Partner James C. Chapman will moderate this round table with the topic "Reputation Management in a World of Social Media Madness." Social media platforms are the most widespread and instantaneous form of global communication and information sharing used by consumers and businesses. Thus, protecting and managing a company's online reputation

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