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Deal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT SupremacyDeal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT SupremacyBoC seizure of vessel questionedMiami's business community maturesStamford immigration attorney faces new challenges in Trump eraGrowth of online shopping spurs trade in counterfeit productsGrowth of online shopping spurs trade in counterfeit products76 foreigners arrested in Florida and Puerto Rico by ICE | Miami ...Mexico to tighten import rules on used vehicles starting May 2 - The ...Challenges ahead for employment lawStayzilla Case: Mediation Could Have Been A Better Option, Says Private Capital GroupBigLaw to Smaller Law: Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Exits to Start Litigation BoutiqueJudges to be trained in commercial disputes for ease of doing businessImmigration forum in Framingham focuses on sanctuary policy and involvementWeekend: Cultivate safe cycling customs

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Australian customs intercepts parcel of live snakes, tarantulas and scorpions
The GuardianApril 4, 2017

Australian customs intercepts parcel of live snakes, tarantulas and scorpions. Melbourne mail room finds 'biosecurity ... An international mail room in Melbourne discovered 11 snakes, nine tarantulas and four scorpions in the package, sent from ...more »

Tackling Wildlife Trafficking: Legal Tools and Tactics
Whistleblowers Protection Blog (blog)April 3, 2017

The National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) hosted the second part of its seminar series on wildlife crime whistleblowers on March 28th, 2017. “Representing Wildlife Whistleblowers: Technical Skills for Lawyers” ...more »

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Deal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT Supremacy
The American LawyerApril 30, 2017

The transaction has also yielded roles for a half-dozen Am Law 100 firms. Back in 2008, Virtu was founded by Vincent Viola, ... CDH Investments / Hillhouse Capital Group / Belle International Holdings Ltd. A consortium led by private equity firms CDH ...more »

Deal Watch: Virtu and Paul Weiss Seek HFT Supremacy
The American LawyerApril 30, 2017

Virtu Financial Inc.'s bid to become one of the biggest companies in the high-frequency trading market got one step closer in late April with its proposed $1.4 billion all-cash acquisition of electronic trading rival KCG Holdings Inc. ... tax partners ...more »

BoC seizure of vessel questioned
The Manila TimesApril 30, 2017

The vessel was forfeited in favor of the state in accordance with Section 1113 (a) of the CMTA and other customs laws, rules, and regulations. Last month, customs intelligence operatives also seized four vessels believed to have entered the country ...more »

Miami's business community matures
Miami HeraldApril 30, 2017

Among the crowd on an outdoor plaza were Robert Traurig and Larry Hoffman, two of the three attorneys who founded the firm in Miami in 1967. ... The key drivers of the economy — real estate, tourism, international trade and healthcare — remain strong.more »

Stamford immigration attorney faces new challenges in Trump era
The AdvocateApril 30, 2017

Q: Does Immigration and Customs Enforcement come to the Stamford courthouse often? A: Yes. They pick up immigrants at the Office of Adult Probation, or up in the lobby or even on the grass in the front of the courthouse. They are dressed in street ...more »

Growth of online shopping spurs trade in counterfeit products
Baltimore SunApril 30, 2017

"Some of the counterfeiters have been clever, and they tend to mask their country of origin by moving manufacturing of counterfeit products to other developing countries that might not be on customs or law enforcement's radar," such as locations in ...more »

Growth of online shopping spurs trade in counterfeit products
Baltimore SunApril 30, 2017

Companies like Pandora and Under Armour have dedicated internal teams seeking out counterfeiters and turn to law enforcement, lawsuits and other channels to protect their brands, but it's seemingly a game of Whac-A-Mole as one site is taken down ...more »

76 foreigners arrested in Florida and Puerto Rico by ICE | Miami ...
Miami HeraldApril 30, 2017

Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 76 foreign nationals, all with criminal records, in Puerto Rico and Florida, including several in Miami-Dade, ...more »

Mexico to tighten import rules on used vehicles starting May 2 - The ...
The Yucatan TimesApril 30, 2017

New rules for importing used vehicles into Mexico will go into effect May 2, the General Customs Administration (AGA) has announced. According to ...more »

Challenges ahead for employment law
The AdvertiserApril 30, 2017

This follows a tradition of treating employment matters as different from other areas of law, such as commercial disputes, road accidents or criminal prosecutions. It reflects the pervasive place employment has in most people's lives. Indeed, people ...more »

Stayzilla Case: Mediation Could Have Been A Better Option, Says Private Capital Group
NDTVApril 30, 2017

"There were options available which could have been used in landing the dispute in the right direction... The provisions of Bankruptcy Code could have been taken advantage of," Mr Srinivasan told news agency Press Trust of India in an email interview.more »

BigLaw to Smaller Law: Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Exits to Start Litigation Boutique
PR Web (press release)April 30, 2017

After joining Herbert Smith Freehills in 2012, he successfully represented key clients of the firm, including major food and beverage companies, in U.S. class actions and commercial disputes. Before that, Wallace spent 25 years at Chadbourne & Parke ...more »

Judges to be trained in commercial disputes for ease of doing business
The New Indian ExpressApril 30, 2017

“We have zeroed in on Mumbai because it is the centre of all business activity and maximum commercial disputes. So it's better to analyse the trend of cases there and train judges accordingly,” a law ministry official associated with the project said.more »

Immigration forum in Framingham focuses on sanctuary policy and involvement
Milford Daily NewsApril 30, 2017

Noureddine focused her comments on the struggle immigrants face in dealing with the Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In deportation proceedings, many immigrants face the court without representation as court-appointed attorneys ...more »

Weekend: Cultivate safe cycling customs
The CourierApril 30, 2017

Bike riders should also be aware that, when riding after dusk, it is law to have working lights in addition to reflectors on your bike. It is law that a white light should be on the front and a red light on the rear while riding at night. Local law ...more »

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