Lainie Cohen has recently been elected to serve as the National Delegate for the Southern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association for the upcoming year. She will be sworn in along with the other newly-elected officers in a ceremony at the Daniel P. Moynihan United States Courthouse, Courtroom 24A, on Wednesday, October 18th at 5:30 pm. Ms. Cohen has been serving as the SDNY Chapter’s Membership Chair since January, and is also a member of the fundraising and planning committees for next year’s Annual Meeting and Convention to be held here in New York City. She is honored to represent the SDNY Chapter as its new National Delegate.
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Jaipat Jain featured speaker at New York City Bar LL.M. Annual Event
On October 12 at a Great Hall event held at the New York City Bar, Jaipat Jain joined John S. Kiernan, President of the City Bar, Hon. Delissa A. Ridgway, Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade, Prof. Martin Flaherty, Chair of the Bar’s Council on International Affairs, and Francesca Ciarrocchi, attorney, in addressing LL.M. students and foreign law graduates on practicing law in New York. Jaipat’s address can be heard here (click file below).
LPGM Partner James F. Moyle quoted in Miami Herald Article
In August 2017, litigation partner James F. Moyle was quoted in a Miami Herald article titled “Why you can’t (legally) buy a Big Mac in El Salvador.” The article discusses the efforts of a former McDonald’s franchisee, over more than two decades, to hold McDonald’s responsible for damages to his business. Despite winning a $23.9 million judgment in 2005 the former franchisee has been blocked by the McDonald’s litigation machine from collecting any of the award. In the meantime, McDonald’s is prohibited from using 56 trademarks in El Salvador or collecting royalties and its request for a $96 billion bond was denied. LPGM represents the franchisee. For full details, click here.
LPGM Partner serves on NITA Faculty
In August 2017, David Potter instructed lawyers on opening statements and closing arguments in jury trials at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Northeast Regional Program at Hofstra University. Mr. Potter has been on the NITA faculty for over 25 years.
Jaipat Jain to Chair ABA Teleconference on India M&As
Jaipat Jain will chair an ABA International Section teleconference on the Changing Landscape of M&A in India on September 6. The teleconference, sponsored by the India Committee and the International M&A and Joint Venture Committees, brings some of India’s top M&A lawyers in a conversation on India’s dynamic M&A space. The teleconference will cover private equity-fueled roll-ups, exits by foreign investors, consolidation among domestic players, and market and regulatory changes. Panelists are, besides Jaipat: Gautam Saha, Partner, AZB & Partners, New Delhi; Pratibha Jain, Partner, Nishith Desai & Associates, New Delhi; Upasana Rao, Partner, Trilegal, New Delhi; Suneeth Katarki, Partner, Indus Law, Bangalore; and Yashojit Mitra, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai. More details here.
CLIENT ALERT: Reprieve from Volker Rule given to Foreign Banks
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CLIENT ALERT: First German Bank fined for Volker Rule Violation
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CLIENT ALERT: Review of 2016 M&A cross border transactions
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Jaipat Jain to moderate City Bar event on Careers in Data Privacy and Cyber Law
LPGM Partner Jaipat Jain will moderate a New York City Bar event on Careers in Data Privacy and Cyber Law on August 8, 2017. Panelists include Lisa J. Sotto, Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP New York office and chair of its global privacy and data security practice; Sylvia Khatcherian, Deputy General Counsel, Bridewater Associates LP; Harry A. Valetk, Of Counsel, Baker & McKenzie; and Christopher Reid, managing partner of Reid Law. For details, click here.
Law360 publishes Jaipat Jain’s Take on Privacy Developments in Trump’s First 150 Days, June 23, 2017
Law360’s featured article by Partner Jaipat Jain was promptly picked up by the International Association of Privacy Professionals which observed that Jaipat Jain, a member, “provides a quick and well-referenced overview of privacy developments in the United States over the course of the Trump Administration’s first 150 days. Included is an overview of Trump’s executive order regarding the Privacy Act, an extensive look at the broadband privacy rules rollback at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, and a summary of Privacy Shield developments. He also takes notes of broadband privacy law developments in 28 U.S. states.” To view full article click here.