Domestic Partnerships. Legal news and articles for April 21 - 27, 2017

Foreign Arbitration for Chinese Companies: the Domestic RuleSame-sex partners, dating couples covered in domestic violence bills OK'd by House panelBills pass to extend domestic violence protection for same-sex partnersThe power of LGBTCentral America: Corporate 2017American Maritime Partnership Stands Behind Correct Enforcement Of US Laws Vital To National, Homeland And ...Seattle gay mayor hit with sex-with-minor allegationsSeattle gay mayor hit with sex-with-minor allegationsLinklaters to Make Big China Move With New Shanghai Spin-offNeil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & EllisObama's Top Lawyer to Rejoin Kirkland & EllisDCFOF to honor work of law enforcementMicrosoft India enhances paternal leave benefitsKeeping Guns Out Of The Hands Of Domestic AbusersCanadian pot companies see medical exports growing under Trudeau law

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Work: It's what we do—Andy Davis, county coroner
The Rolla Daily NewsMarch 27, 2017

If it's a woman involved with a history of domestic violence, we tend to focus on the domestic partner first. In this case ... He usually arrives after law enforcement has arrived and the detectives have started collecting evidence (if it's a homicide ...more »

Will domestic partner inherit home?
Napa Valley RegisterMarch 31, 2017

Can't my partner have his name put on the deed now? That way, if we are domestic partners I would be entitled to claim his part of the property? Thank you so much. Nora. Dear Nora,. California's domestic partnership law was enacted in 1999, but ...more »

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Foreign Arbitration for Chinese Companies: the Domestic Rule
China Law Blog (blog)April 27, 2017

China law firm for arbitration A European company once came to my law firm wanting us to assess an arbitration it wanted to bring in Geneva, Switzerland between its China WFOE (the putative plaintiff) and a Chinese domestic company (the defendant) with ...more »

Same-sex partners, dating couples covered in domestic violence bills OK'd by House panel
NOLA.comApril 26, 2017

A Louisiana House bill filed to expand the people to which domestic violence laws apply could have affected Louisiana State Senator Troy Brown, who plead guilty to assaulting his wife and girlfriend in two different incidents.(Photo by David Grunfeld, ...more »

Bills pass to extend domestic violence protection for same-sex partners
Shreveport TimesApril 26, 2017

Under current law, the victims of domestic violence are given some protections and assistance through the Protection From Family Violence Act. Domestic abuse is considered to be an act of violence committed by one household member to another.more »

The power of LGBT
Patheos (blog)April 26, 2017

The other day, in the e-mailed news, my employer boasted of being named a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality,” so, naturally, I followed the link, to the 2017 edition of the Corporate Equality Index, which reports that 517 American companies earned ...more »

Central America: Corporate 2017
Who's Who LegalApril 25, 2017

Daniel Araya is a very well-known figure in the market and is commended for his great work dealing with corporate and financial transactions. One source effuses: “Daniel is an outstanding attorney. He has my highest recommendation.” Three lawyers at ...more »

American Maritime Partnership Stands Behind Correct Enforcement Of US Laws Vital To National, Homeland And ...
Oil and Gas OnlineApril 25, 2017

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) - the voice of the domestic maritime industry - recently submitted comments strongly in support of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) January 18, 2017 notice that it is revoking previous letter ...more »

Seattle gay mayor hit with sex-with-minor allegations
Washington BladeApril 25, 2017

A 46-year-old man on April 4 filed a lawsuit against Seattle's gay mayor, Edward Murray, alleging that when he was 15 in 1986 Murray persuaded him to accept ...more »

Seattle gay mayor hit with sex-with-minor allegations
Washington BladeApril 25, 2017

“All I can tell you is it's very peculiar that the allegations come when I'm trying to move a significant lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender bill on civil rights, when I'm trying to move domestic partnership for gay and lesbian couples, when I'm ...more »

Linklaters to Make Big China Move With New Shanghai Spin-off
Law.com (subscription)April 25, 2017

Linklaters is set to make its long-awaited move into Chinese law with a team of almost 20 lawyers breaking off to set up a new 'best friends' firm in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ). Three partners and 16 lawyers are leaving Linklaters' China ...more »

Neil Eggleston, Ex-White House Counsel to Obama, Returns to Kirkland & Ellis
New York TimesApril 24, 2017

Mr. Eggleston, 63, was a partner at Kirkland, a 1,900-lawyer corporate law firm, in 2014 when Mr. Obama named him to the White House post. In that job, he advised the president on legal and constitutional issues involving foreign policy and domestic ...more »

Obama's Top Lawyer to Rejoin Kirkland & Ellis
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 23, 2017

The move back to Kirkland isn't a huge surprise as he practiced there between 2012 and 2014 as a litigation partner in Washington, D.C. He also practiced at Debevoise & Plimpton as a partner between 2005 and 2012. Previously, he worked at the now ...more »

DCFOF to honor work of law enforcement
Star Local MediaApril 22, 2017

It takes a village to fully serve victims of sexual and domestic violence, and one agency is honoring the efforts of law enforcement with a luncheon. Denton County Friends of the Family will present the Friends of the Badge Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to ...more »

Microsoft India enhances paternal leave benefits
Deccan HeraldApril 22, 2017

Definition of family in this case is spouse/domestic partner, parent/in-law, sibling, grandparent or child. AP file photo. Microsoft India today said it has enhanced all types of paternal leave benefits and introduced a new family caregiver leave ...more »

Keeping Guns Out Of The Hands Of Domestic Abusers
Huffington PostApril 21, 2017

Who would want a domestic abuser to possess a gun when we know that this is a recipe for disaster, impacting not just the direct victim of abuse but also collateral victims, such as her children, fellow workers, law enforcement officers, and bystanders?more »

Canadian pot companies see medical exports growing under Trudeau law
The ColumbianApril 21, 2017

That gives Canopy the chance to export product while the domestic industry makes that transition, and to set up production on the ground once it has, he said. “All of these jurisdictions are contemplating or structuring a way in which ... “You're going ...more »

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