Archive for August, 2016

JONES DAY SILICON VALLEY ADDITION

JONES DAY SILICON VALLEY ADDITION   Jones Day appoints Greg Lanier as Partner-in-Charge of Silicon Valley Office Jones Day has announced that Greg Lanier has been named the Partner-in-Charge of the Firm's Silicon Valley Office. Mr. Lanier, a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice at Jones Day, had previously served as the Administrative Partner in the Silicon Valley office from 2007 - 2010, at w...

29 Jul 3:11 PM 0 Read More...

WHITE & CASE ADVISES GMR ENERGY

Global law firm advises GMR Energy (Singapore) on s$1 billion green field power project   Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised GMR Energy (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., (formerly known as Island Power) on the S$1 billion green field financing of an 800-megawatt power project on Jurong Island, Singapore.   “This is a significant transaction for Singapore as it is the first green field IPP financin...

29 Jul 2:59 PM 0 Read More...

FAST WELCOMES COURT RULING

Federation against software theft applauds decision which represents a milestone and heralds working with the ISP community    The Federation Against Software Theft has welcomed the High Court Ruling today which compels BT to stop its UK customers accessing links to the Newzbin 2 web site.    Julian Heathcote Hobbins, General Counsel, FAST, stated: “This Ruling is a watershed, and legitimate...

29 Jul 9:50 AM 0 Read More...

ABA ON EX-OFFENDER RE-ENTRY

Laws Keep Ex-Offenders from Finding Work, Experts SayThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission this week heard from legal experts that people with arrest and conviction records face legal barriers when seeking employment, and that this has an  overall economic and social impact on society."Our criminal justice system is broken," said Stephen Saltzburg, a professor of law, and a former chair of the Crimina...

28 Jul 12:26 PM 0 Read More...

No more EU corporate governance rules needed now, say European risk managers

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has told the European Commission that it should start with “implementation and robust enforcement” of existing EU corporate governance rules on risk management, rather than creating new ones now. This comment is contained in FERMA’s response, released today, to the consultative green paper on corporate governance framework produced by C...

27 Jul 8:57 AM 0 Read More...