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Rimon client’s appeal named one of the five most important rulings in Native American law from the 2nd half of 2019

News December 23, 2019
Law360 named the United Keetoowah decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals in favor of Rimon clients, Crow Creek Tribe and Omaha Tribe (and against the FCC), as one of the 5 most important decisions in Native American law. Partner Stephen Diaz, argued the case in the D.C. Circuit Court in March. Read the Law360 article

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Rimon clients, Crow Creek and Omaha Tribe, win DC Circuit ruling against FCC on small cell builds

News August 12, 2019
Rimon clients, Crow Creek Tribe of South Dakota and the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, appealed a decision of the Federal Communications Commission exempting so-called “small wireless cells” from historical preservation review intended to protect lands of cultural, historical and religious significance to the Tribes.  Petitions for

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Rimon’s Stephen Diaz Gavin Argues in DC Circuit Court of Appeals in the United Keetoowah, et al. vs. F.C.C. Case

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · April 03, 2019
Rimon partner, Stephen Diaz Gavin, argued on behalf of Native American tribes against the federal government in the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit. Stephen represented a consortium of Indian Tribes, including the Crow Creek Tribe and the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, arguing that the court should overturn rules adopted by the Federal

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Rimon Representing Crow Creek Tribe of South Dakota and the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska in their Opposition to the FCC’s 5G Exemptions

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · October 19, 2018
Rimon Partner, Stephen Díaz Gavin, was instrumental in the representation of the Crow Creek Tribe of South Dakota and the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska in their opposition to the FCC's 5G exemptions.  As one of only two firms with expertise in judicial review of FCC decisions in the case, Rimon played a key role in

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Marriott’s Costly FCC Fine Shows that Licensing Issues May Lurk in Non-Telecom Transactions

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · September 11, 2018
Marriott’s purchase of Starwood Hotels & Resorts turned out to be more costly than expected: in a recent FCC consent decree, Marriott agreed to pay a fine of $504,000 for failing to obtain FCC consent to transfer radio station licenses controlled by Starwood before the purchase was finalized. Using this and other examples, Stephen Diaz

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AT&T’s Multibillion Dollar Purchase of Time Warner Might Fail for Not Involving FCC

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · November 21, 2017
Last year, AT&T proposed an acquisition of Time Warner under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $107.50 per share. The two parties had structured the deal so that no airwave licenses would be transferred, thus avoiding review by the FCC. However, by avoiding the public scrutiny of

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