Dunnington recently won an important victory at the New York Court of Appeals paving the way for the return of Nazi looted artworks to a family of Holocaust victims. Read More
Carolina Pineda will be hosting the webinar “Crisis Management and US Legal Landscape” before the American Colombian Chamber of Commerce, discussing the current state of affairs in the United States, as well as key legal issues for Colombian companies that have either set up shop abroad or are considering expanding to the United States. The webinar will be taking place May 29th, 2020, at 10:30 EDT. Read More
Donna Frosco, Partner
May 20, 2020
Multinational and foreign business and non-profit entities conducting business in the United States may find the layers of regulations inherent in the United States’ federal/state/local regulatory scheme rather complex in “normal” times. For that reason, Dunnington created a “Doing Business in the United States” brochure which you can find here.
However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, things have become even more complicated. To help foreign entities with U.S. operations identify issues states-side business units may face in these unprecedented times, we offer the following questions for consideration and provide information, examples and resources which may be helpful in assessing your particular circumstances. Read More
Intellectual Property and COVID-19:
U.S. Trademark Office and U.S. Copyright Office Extend Deadlines
The United States Patent & Trademark Office has extended certain filing deadlines for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the Trademark Office had waived certain late fees (see DUNNINGTON’s previous post here).
Citing Authority granted by the CARES Act on March 27, 2020, due dates for most filings with deadlines between March 27, 2020 and April 30, 2020 now have been extended by 30 days, provided that they are accompanied by mandatory statements of COVID-19 impact. Read More
Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP
Dear Clients and Colleagues:
Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP is dedicated to protecting the continued health, safety and well-being of our entire staff while we continue to provide services to you. First and foremost, our thoughts are with all those impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak, and the medical professionals relentlessly working around the clock to fight this new global pandemic. Read More
Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19: Needed Guidance For Commercial Property Insurance Policyholders Forthcoming From the New York Department of Financial Services
On March 10, 2020, the New York Department of Financial Services used its powers under Section 308 of the New York Insurance Law to compel every property/casualty insurer in the state to answer, by March 18, 2020 urgent questions that policyholders have and to provide detailed information on its business interruption insurance coverage both to the DFS and to individual policyholders. Read More
Donna Frosco will be a panelist for a March 16th discussion of “Smart Cities: Creating a Sustainable and Inclusive Future.” Ms. Frosco will focus on corporate participation in development of “smart cities” and vehicles to enforce corporate sustainability goals, including license agreements, codes of conduct and supply chain ethics riders. Panelists also will address artificial intelligence, big data and emerging technologies, investment and sustainable infrastructure. The program is hosted jointly by University College London and INSEEC University London. Find the program agenda here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/98926322293
Dunnington is proud to announce that Donna Frosco has been named 2019 Lawyer of The Year in the field of Complex Litigation (U.S.A.) by the global publication, Lawyer Monthly magazine and Lawyer-Monthly.com, a daily on-line legal news site. Donna received this award in 2018 also. The awards edition of the magazine was published in late December. The digital edition is available here: https://legalawards.lawyer-monthly.com/winners-edition/
We congratulate Donna on this recognition and her contribution to continuing Dunnington’s long tradition of client representation in complex matters.
Update on What Wealth Advisors, Legal Advisors, and Globetrotters Need to Know
Susan Rothwell, Partner
September 26, 2019
If you’re a foreign national with ties to New York, you may own an apartment or a house, or have bank and investment accounts located here. Whether you are an individual who bought an apartment for a child in college or an art aficionado getting an appraisal from Christie’s or Sotheby’s, it is worth considering what happens to these assets on death. How do the next of kin or beneficiaries get access to the property? What are the tax consequences? Read More