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Raymond J. Dowd To Address Oklahoma City Chapter of Federal Bar Association on Nazi Looted Art Litigation

By All, Featured, Firm News, Intellectual Property, Advertising, Art and Fashion Law, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

On June 10, 2021, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will present a virtual Continuing Legal Education Program for the Federal Bar Association’s Oklahoma City Chapter.  Nazi art looting and litigation over the return of stolen property to victims of the Holocaust, the history of U.S. tax laws to museums and the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 will be covered. Read More

Dunnington’s Raymond Dowd and Betsy Dale Co-Chair FBA’s Virtual Art Law & Litigation Conference

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Dunnington partner Raymond Dowd and Dunnington associate Betsy Dale are Co-Chairs of the Planning Committee of the Federal Bar Association’s 2021 Virtual Art Law & Litigation Conference, which will take place on April 29 and April 30. Read More

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Small and Medium Enterprises

By All, Corporate, Featured, France Desk, Italy Desk, Latin America Desk, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

The FCPA has become a major source of liability for US and foreign firms with total fines and penalties exceeding $6.4 billion in 2020. Join Dunnington partners Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational legal team on March 30, 2021 at 12:30 pm EDT for a webinar on FCPA risks and strategies for small and medium-sized enterprises.

Please register here.

 

A Discussion of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Individuals and Small Companies

By All, Corporate, Featured, France Desk, Italy Desk, Latin America Desk, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

Join partner Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational team of international lawyers from France, Italy, and Latin America on March 10, 2021 at 8:00 am EST for a discussion on how individuals and small companies can implement programs to avoid or reduce liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Please register here.

 

Dunnington CLE on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for Small and Medium Size Businesses

By All, Corporate, Featured, France Desk, Italy Desk, Latin America Desk, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

2020 smashed all FCPA enforcement records, with total fines and penalties exceeding $6.4 billion. Join Dunnington partners Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational team of lawyers from France, Italy and Latin America on January 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST as they walk through FCPA risks and strategies for small and mid-size businesses. Read More

Dunnington Trial Victory in Real Estate Litigation Affirmed by Appellate Division

By All, Featured, Firm News, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Real Estate

On November 19, 2020, the Appellate Division First Department affirmed a decision after trial in which our client was awarded the right to remain, as a rent stabilized tenant, in a luxury Park Avenue apartment which had recently converted to condominium ownership and in which his deceased father’s corporation was the tenant of record. The case was tried by Dunnington Partner Robert N. Swetnick.

New Partner Announcement: Eden P. Quainton

By All, Corporate, Employment, Featured, Firm News, France Desk, International, Latin America Desk, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation

Mr. Quainton is a member of Dunnington’s corporate, international, France and Latin America Desks, litigation/ADR and employment practice areas. Mr. Quainton’s practice focuses on corporate transactions and civil litigation. He speaks French, Spanish, Russian and Italian, and has a working knowledge of German. Read More

Dunnington Client Alert: Stalking Horse Transactions & COVID-19 Opportunities in a Challenging Economy

By All, Client Alerts, Corporate, COVID-19 Guidance, Featured, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, Publications

COVID-19 has turned the world and U.S. economy upside down. As the number of bankruptcies in the United States increases due to impacts from the coronavirus pandemic, stakeholders in distressed industries facing bankruptcy have concerns about losing their investments. Unfortunately, many will. This article offers an alternative, and suggests that there are potential opportunities for those with the vision and staying power to participate in rebuilding a new economy using pre-existing mechanisms under the U.S. bankruptcy framework via an often overlooked procedure—the repurposing and reuse of distressed assets through Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code (“Section 363”). The decisive player and early mover can use Section 363 to seize opportunity in distressed industries and combat the current economic skid. Here, we provide an overview, insights, and pro tips in the use of Section 363.* Read More