|UCITS V - ESMA Issues Q&As on Updating Fund Documentation|
GANADO Advocates; GANADO Advocates;
February 9, 2016, previously published on February 2016UCITS V - ESMA Issues Q&As on Updating Fund Documentation
|How to Pour Water on the Fire of Punitive Damages|
Melissa M Lessell; Deutsch Kerrigan LLP;
January 28, 2016, previously published by Punitive damages claims are on the rise in legal malpractice cases. This not only changes the nature of the allegations brought against attorney-defendants but also significantly impacts the strategy employed throughout the litigation in light of the higher dollar value exposure and coverage...
ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct™ on October 7, 2015
|Soteris Flourentzos & Associates LLC Celebrates One-Year Anniversary|
Evita Lambrou; Soteris Flourentzos & Associates LLC;
January 15, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016This month, the founder, the lawyers and the support staff of Soteris Flourentzos & Associates LLC celebrate their one-year anniversary of the firm’s establishment.
|Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria Named to U.S. News/Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" for 20 Areas of Practice|
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP;
January 7, 2016, previously published on January 5, 2016Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria has been named to U.S. News/Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2016 Metropolitan ranking for twenty different areas of practice.
|Design Professionals’ Guide to Mechanic's Liens (California)|
D. Creighton Sebra; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2015Civil Code §§ 8014 & 8300 defines a design Professional as any one of the following that furnishes services pursuant to a written contract with an owner for design, engineering, or planning work: Registered professional engineer or Licensed architect, landscape architect, or land...
|When Less Is More: The Pitfalls of Saying Too Much in Professional Contracts|
Eric G. Cheng; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 13, 2015Design and other professionals often incorporate their practices in an effort to avoid individual liability. They also add well-crafted limitations of liability and indemnification clauses in their form services contracts to avoid responsibility for problems that arise in the execution of the...
|Power Morcellator Lawsuits Consolidated in Federal MDL|
Waters Kraus LLP;
November 26, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2015Power morcellator lawsuits filed in federal court against Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit have been consolidated for pretrial proceedings. The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation transferred the Ethicon lawsuits to the federal district court for the District of...
|Dual Mobility Revision Surgery Studied for Failed Metal-on-Metal Hip Systems|
Waters Kraus LLP;
November 26, 2015, previously published on November 19, 2015Orthopedic surgeons are keen to learn what type of revision surgery is best for patients who are suffering injuries caused by defective metal-on-metal hip replacements. Many metal-on-metal hip implants have been recalled due to the high number of complications patients and their doctors have...
|SEC Settles Charges Against Recidivist Violators of Advisers Act Custody Rule|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
November 23, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2015Earlier this week, the SEC announced that it had agreed to settle charges against a private fund adviser, as well as its two owners and former chief compliance officer, relating to repeat violations of the Advisers Act Custody Rule. The settlement is notable for the substantial penalties imposed on...
|Vaginal Mesh Complication Risk: 1 in 30|
Waters Kraus LLP;
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 5, 2015Patients of "low-volume" surgeons 37% more likely to need follow-up surgery than women treated by surgeons who routinely perform mesh procedures