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Saudi Arabia Reviews Economic Reforms at United Nations

Saudi Arabia Reviews Economic Reforms at United Nations

During the High-Profile Political Forum on Sustainable Development Saudi Arabia Reviews Economic Reforms at United Nations - July 23, 2019 - National Competitiveness Center (NCC)

Hedgepath, LLC Files Lawsuit Alleging Self-Dealing in Hedgepath Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by Its Controlling Stockholder

Lawsuit alleges self-dealing in Hedgepath Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by its controlling stockholder, an indirect subsidiary of Mayne Pharma Group Ltd. with estimated damages exceeding $800,000,000. - July 23, 2019 - Hedgepath LLC

Carole J. Buckner, Partner and General Counsel, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Event

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Carole J. Buckner, Partner and General Counsel, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Ethical Obligations in Data Security: Significant Compliance Practices Live Webcast.” - July 22, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Lehnert Named President of Southwest Florida Real Estate Council

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Michael Lehnert has been named President of the Southwest Florida Real Estate Council. In association with The Fund, the Council is comprised of attorneys to help all professionals involved in the... - July 21, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Smart Business Broker Inc. Offers Indian EB-5 Visa Investors a Faster, Safer, and Cheaper Alternative to the EB-5 Visa Program

Smart Business Broker Inc. Offers Indian EB-5 Visa Investors a Faster, Safer, and Cheaper Alternative to the EB-5 Visa Program

Indian investors need to wait over 9 years to get a temporary green card under the EB-5 visa category, and over 14 years to get a permanent green card under the EB5 visa category, and their money back. The Smart Business Broker team helps Indian investors to get their permanent green cards in about 4 years and their money back in about 5.5 years under the EB-1c visa category, if the investor has owned / operated their business outside the US for at least a year. - July 19, 2019 - SmartBusinessBroker.com

Kelley Kronenberg’s Paul M. May Elected to Broward County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Board

Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse business law firm, is proud to announce that Attorney Paul M. May has been elected to the Broward County Bar Association’s (BCBA) Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 term. Founded in 1925, the BCBA is a not-for-profit organization, which... - July 19, 2019 - Kelley Kronenberg

Atwood Elected Secretary/Treasurer of The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that at the recent Florida Bar annual meeting in Boca Raton, Shareholder Scott Atwood was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Labor & Employment Section. He is now slated to become President of the L&E... - July 18, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication Recognizes New Members

Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication Recognizes New Members

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide of Farmingdale, New York is proud to recognize their newest members who will be included in their next edition for their contributions and achievements in the many fields listed. About New Members Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide is pleased... - July 17, 2019 - Strathmore Worldwide

Abass Amiretezam's Children Filed an Action Against Government of Iran and IRGC for Alleged 38 Years of Torture, in Federal Court Under FSIA

Abass Amiretezam's Children Filed an Action Against Government of Iran and IRGC for Alleged 38 Years of Torture, in Federal Court Under FSIA

The family of Mr. Abbas Amirentezam, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iran in 1979, filed an action against the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) for, allegedly, the almost 40 year unlawful incarceration and house arrest of their father who was subjected to... - July 15, 2019 - Herischi & Associates LLC

Qureshi Speaks Before Florida Bar Tax Law Section

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Business & Tax Attorney Sara Qureshi spoke on July 4th at the Florida Bar Tax Section Organizational Meeting during the 2019 Ullman Year in Review at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. She... - July 14, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

U.S. Senator Rand Paul Introduces "BELIEVE" Act to Modernize Aspects of the Legal Immigration System

U.S. Senator Rand Paul introduced the Backlog Elimination, Legal Immigration, and Employment Visa Enhancement (BELIEVE) Act on July 11, 2019. The act will modernize aspects of legal, merit-based immigration system and fully eliminate the “green card backlog” within a matter of... - July 13, 2019 - Avant Healthcare Professionals

Harvey Law Group Introduces Dominica’s Only Citizenship-by-Investment Opportunity with World-Renowned The Residences at Secret Bay Resort

Harvey Law Group, Asia’s pioneer immigration firm specializing in investment immigration, presents its latest project involvement in the Commonwealth of Dominica with the Caribbean’s most anticipated Citizenship by Investment opportunity under the five-star, world-renowned Secret Bay Resort: The Residences at Secret Bay. - July 13, 2019 - Harvey Law Group

Sharon Reuler Receives Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Real Estate Bar for 2019

The Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (REPTL) awarded its highest honor, the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award in Real Estate, to attorney Sharon Reuler. - July 12, 2019 - Sharon Reuler, PC

Henderson Franklin Welcomes Ave Maria Law School Alumni Anthony Cetrangelo

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Anthony Cetrangelo has joined the firm as an associate in the Wills, Trust & Estate Planning department. Prior to joining Henderson Franklin, he was the managing partner of a Naples, Florida, law... - July 12, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Ethical Obligations in Data Security: Significant Compliance Practices Live Webcast

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Ethical Obligations in Data Security: Significant Compliance Practices Live Webcast. - July 12, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

SleepSafe Drivers® Executive Selected to Speak on the Importance of Fatigue Management Programs at Trucking Legal Forum

The ATA Litigation Center’s annual Trucking Legal Forum schedules Steven Garrish to sit on panel discussing the science, case law and compliance issues surrounding the role of fatigue in truck accident litigation. - July 11, 2019 - SleepSafe Drivers, Inc.

Farr Law Firm Welcomes New Associate Attorney Noah A. Fischer

Noah A. Fischer has joined Farr Law Firm as an associate attorney becoming a member of the firm’s trusts and estates team. Fischer worked at a Big 4 Accounting firm for nearly two years in the Tampa, Florida area prior to joining the firm. - July 11, 2019 - Farr Law Firm

Kidney Care Partners Supports Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Kidney Care

Kidney Care Partners – the nation’s largest kidney coalition consisting of patient and patient advocacy groups, researchers and clinicians, providers and manufacturers – today praised the Trump Administration’s announcement to increase focus and investment on the kidney... - July 10, 2019 - Kidney Care Partners

Connecticut Governor Signs Important New ESOP Law for Architectural Firms

Connecticut Architectural Firms May Now be Owned Entirely by ESOPs. - July 10, 2019 - ESOP Plus: Schatz Brown Glassman LLP

49th Street Bail Bonds Achieves Over 200 Google Reviews

Clearwater, Florida bail bond agency receives high ratings in Google. - July 08, 2019 - 49th Street Bail Bonds

K2 Visa Requirements Checklist Published by Fairfax Immigration Attorney

A Fairfax immigration attorney at Johnson & Masumi recently released a blog with a checklist of K2 visa requirements. - July 06, 2019 - Johnson & Masumi, P.C.

49th Street Bail Bonds Announces Online Guide with Tips for Staying Safe When Boating This 4th of July

Clearwater, Florida bail bond agency provides consumers with safety tips. - July 05, 2019 - 49th Street Bail Bonds

Kevin Coyne, Principal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kevin Coyne, Principal, Chuhak &Tecson, P.C will speak at its webcast entitled, “The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should... - July 04, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Hannah Lee, Attorney, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Event

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Hannah Lee, Attorney, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019: Subject Matter Eligibility Lessons from Recent Federal Court Decisions Live Webcast.” - July 04, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Runwell Solutions Celebrates Becoming an ALA - Independence Chapter Diamond Business Partner

Respected Legal IT Services company giving back to the industry that supported their growth over 25 years. - July 03, 2019 - Runwell Solutions

Charles Town Attorney to Join West Virginia Mediation Advanced Training Program in July

Charles Town attorney, Brenda Waugh, will lead a program describing the ethical duties for lawyers to offer clients multiple processes to resolve their legal conflicts during an advanced mediation training in Bridgeport, West Virginia. - July 03, 2019 - Brenda Waugh

Four Law Students Gain "On-the-Job Training" This Summer at Henderson Franklin

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to welcome four law students, John Marra, Alessandro Secino, Daumantas Venckus-Cucchiara, and Iman Zekri. They will supplement their law school experience by working as clerks at the firm during the summer. As part of Henderson Franklin's... - July 03, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Safe-Screen™ Named a Top 10 Pre-Employment Screening Company by HRTECH Outlook Magazine

Safe-Screen™ Named a Top 10 Pre-Employment Screening Company by HRTECH Outlook Magazine

Safe-Screen™ is recognized by HRTECH Outlook magazine as a Top 10 Pre-Employment Screening Consulting/Services Companies – 2019. The Top 10 list is an annual listing of 10 companies that are at the forefront of tackling customer challenges. About Safe-Screen™ Safe-Screen™,... - July 02, 2019 - Safe-Screen

Blaney Harper Will Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Event

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Blaney Harper will speak at its webcast entitled, “Significant Trends and Updates in the ITC Section 337 Investigations.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET). - July 02, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Electronic Publishing Services Announces Three EDGAR Online Workstations for Self-Service Filers to the SEC Now Available for Use: 13F, Section 16 and 12B-25 Forms

Electronic Publishing Services, Inc. is announcing new EDGAR Filing Agent Online Workstations and a relaunch of their existing sites. The workstations are useful for anyone required to file Section 16 Forms 3, 4 and 5; Institutional Investment managers filing form 13F; and corporate filers needing an extension to Forms 10-K, 10-Q and others. - July 01, 2019 - Electronic Publishing Services, Inc.

WikiLocks Announces First Legal Industry Software Solution to Ensure PTO Compliance

Mark Sterle, Director of Legal Solutions for North American-based WikiLocks announces the launch of an industry shaping legal software solution designed to ensure PTO compliance. - July 01, 2019 - WikiLocks

Gender and Ethnic Diversity a Focus at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Law Firm

Gender and Ethnic Diversity a Focus at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Law Firm

The law firms commitment to gender and ethnic equality in the legal category is an example of how the business of law is evolving. - June 29, 2019 - Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath

Steven Meier, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steven Meier, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should Know.”... - June 29, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Georgia Dispute Resolution Attorney Discusses the Civil Judgment Lifespan

A Georgia dispute resolution attorney at KPPB Law recently released a blog outlining the lifespan of a civil judgment. These judgements can eventually go dormant and must be revived to be properly resolved. A civil judgment is a ruling against the defendant in non-criminal legal matters. The... - June 29, 2019 - KPPB LAW

Attorneys Eck and Farrell Join Orr & Reno

Orr & Reno welcomes shareholder Jonathan Eck and associate Meredith Farrell to the law firm. Eck's practice will focus on commercial litigation matters for both businesses and individuals. Farrell joins the firm's litigation department. Jonathan maintains a broad and varied practice that... - June 28, 2019 - Orr & Reno

John Napoli, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that John Napoli, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should Know.”... - June 28, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Kahana & Feld Attorney, Alex M. Chazen, Named to 2019 Southern California Rising Star List

The law firm of Kahana & Feld LLP, is pleased to announce that attorney Alex M. Chazen has been named by Super Lawyers to the 2019 Southern California Rising Star list in the field of Construction Litigation. The Rising Star designation by Super Lawyers is an honor reserved for lawyers who... - June 28, 2019 - Kahana & Feld

Ron G. Nardini, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ron G. Nardini, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments... - June 27, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Henderson Franklin Welcomes Antoinette Peck to Family Law Department

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Antoinette “Toni” Peck has joined the firm as an associate in the Divorce, Marital and Family Law Department. Prior to joining the firm, Peck owned and operated a solo law practice in... - June 27, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

WikiLocks Announces Unique, Ground Breaking, Legal Industry Software Solution to Defeat Waiver Arguments

Mark Sterle, Director of Legal Solutions for North American-based WikiLocks announces the launch of an industry shaping legal software solution designed to defeat waiver arguments. - June 25, 2019 - WikiLocks

Ronald E. Cahill, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Department, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ronald E. Cahill, Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Department, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019: Subject Matter Eligibility Lessons from Recent Federal Court Decisions Live Webcast.” - June 25, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

WikiLocks Formally Announces Legal Industry Strategic Content Data Security Offering

Mark Sterle, Director of Legal Solutions for North American-based WikiLocks announces the official launch of one of several new key strategic offerings, Content & Data Security specifically designed for the legal industry. - June 22, 2019 - WikiLocks

Eighteen Henderson Franklin Lawyers Selected as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that eighteen (18) lawyers were selected for inclusion in the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars lists appearing in Florida Super Lawyers® magazine. While only 5% of lawyers in the entire State are named to... - June 22, 2019 - Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

Thomas K. Hedemann, Counsel, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas K. Hedemann, Counsel, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Medical Device and Life Sciences Patent Litigation in 2019: Subject Matter Eligibility Lessons from Recent Federal Court Decisions Live Webcast.” - June 22, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Significant Trends and Updates in the ITC Section 337 Investigations

The Knowledge Group the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Significant Trends and Updates in the ITC Section 337 Investigations Live Webcast. - June 21, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

The National Trial Lawyers Names Melody Fox to Its List of Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Georgia

The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Melody Fox, Managing Partner of Stein & Fox, LLC in Morrow has been selected for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Georgia, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their achievements in the... - June 21, 2019 - Stein & Fox, LLC

Ryan N. Herrington, Managing Director, FTI Consulting to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Event

The Knowledge Group the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ryan N. Herrington, Managing Director, FTI Consulting will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Significant Trends and Updates in the ITC Section 337 Investigations Live Webcast.” - June 20, 2019 - The Knowledge Group

Vetrano Family Lawyer Sarinia Feinman Spoke at Recent PBI Program

Main Line family lawyer Sarinia Feinman recently spoke at a PBI Program on Equitable Distribution in Pennsylvania. - June 19, 2019 - Vetrano & Vetrano

Kelley Kronenberg Adds Two Partners to Its Tampa Office

Firm Welcomes Charles Gowland and Katherine L. Koener. - June 16, 2019 - Kelley Kronenberg

2019 Florida Super Lawyers Recognizes Seven Farr Law Firm Attorneys

Florida Super Lawyers magazine has named seven of Farr Law Firm’s attorneys as either a Super Lawyer or Rising Star. - June 15, 2019 - Farr Law Firm

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