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U.S. Government Accountability Office Report: DOD Should Assess the Tradeoffs Associated With Expanding Public Access to and Information About Terrorism Trials

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP partner Paul Tauber is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy Guantánamo Bay (GTMO) Task Force. Building on recommendations made by the GTMO Task Force's 2016 report, Up to Speed, and legislation passed in response to the report, on February 12, 2019, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report concerning increased public access to pre-trial hearings of alleged terrorists held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (GTMO).

Read more: Paul Tauber and the Pacific Council GTMO Task Force Influential to Recent GAO Report

Two Dykema Attorneys Also Chosen for the Foundation’s LEAD Academy in 2019

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that three of its San Antonio-based attorneys were chosen to hold leadership positions with the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation for 2019. Lindsay Riley was named president-elect, Danielle Rushing will serve as secretary, and Melanie Fry will remain in her position as a director with the Foundation.

Read more: Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation Selects Three Dykema Attorneys for Leadership Positions

The M&A Advisor today announced that Paul Steven Singerman is the recipient of the 2019 M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Singerman is to be honored for his significant contribution to the bankruptcy and restructuring industry at the 13th Annual Turnaround Awards Gala on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, FL.

Read more: Paul Steven Singerman to Receive 2019 M&A Advisor Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019...

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Brian A. Colao, Director of Dykema’s Dental Service Organizations Industry Group, was selected for inclusion in Group Dentistry Now’s “2019 DSO Influencer’s List.” Colao is just one of seven individuals chosen for the publication’s inaugural list and is the only attorney to receive this recognition.

Read more: Brian Colao Named to Group Dentistry Now’s “2019 DSO Influencer’s List”

Piper Alderman has advised Paid By Coins in relation to it’s acquisition by Mobecom. The global customer-engagement technology developer agreed to pay $6m to $20m, depending on revenue targets achieved, for Paid by Coins. The start-up is a cryptocurrency payment platform developer that came out of Australian technology innovator Lakeba. Paid by Coins has achieved one of the largest potential acquisition deals for a business founded only 7 months ago.

Piper Alderman Partners Michael Bacina and Andrea Beatty advised on the deal, providing legal advice in relation to financial services regulation of the blockchain and cryptocurrency compliance of Paid By Coins.

Read more: Piper Alderman advises on acquisition of cryptocurrency payment platform, Paid By Coins