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Piper Alderman is delighted to be a Finalist of the Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2019 for Best Law & Related Services firm (A$50-200m).  We would like to thank our clients for their continued support and our people for working together and being responsive to our clients’ needs.  Congratulations to all Finalists and we look forward to celebrating at the gala dinner in Melbourne on 27 March.

Read more: Australian firm Piper Alderman listed as Client Choice Awards 2019 finalist


McLeod Law is pleased to announce that it is hosting the 2019 TAG Alliances Western Regional Meeting with 35+ lawyers arriving from across Canada and the United States. They will gather in Banff, Alberta where they will meet to discuss the interplays of the Cannabis industry and the laws between Canada and the U.S.

Maria Nathanail, head of the McLeod Law Cannabis Group will be speaking along with Patrick Cummins, cannabis and securities lawyer with Blaney McMurtry in Toronto, Ontario. The discussions will be moderated by Brent Cooper, business litigation lawyer and McLeod Law representative for TAGLaw.

Read more: McLeod Law hosts the 2019 TAG Alliances Western Regional Meeting on the heels of its new Brand...


Escura assists as Support Agent for the Internationalization (ASI) to the conference on the "European Union and SME: What should be kept in mind for 2019?”, which took place in the Representation of the European Commission in Barcelona.

Ferran Tarradelles , Director of the Representation of the European Commission in Barcelona, ​​has exposed the major European trends for 2019, analyzing the current situation and the future expectations of the Union, emphasizing the uncertainties of certain issues such as the Brexit or the fall in the price of oil, among other key aspects to which it has been sentenced as "Black Swan events".

Read more: Bufete Escura attends European Union and SME conference


Exclusive events with a local feel including a client party, a visit from a leading sports lawyer and a new charity of choice are just some of the big plans to celebrate Voisin Law’s milestone anniversary in 2019. The Island’s oldest law firm was founded 150 years ago by Edward Voisin and has been at the heart of legal matters ever since.

The firm will be hosting a series of seminars, events and lunch and learn sessions along with sponsoring leading sports lawyer Daniel Geey’s visit to Jersey for the Jersey Festival of Words.

In addition, Voisin Law has committed to giving disadvantaged young islanders a helping hand, by choosing Brightly as its charity of choice for 2019.

Read more: Jersey’s oldest law firm celebrates 150 year anniversary and commits to helping disadvantaged...


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