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Ron Levine was a featured speaker at American Conference Institute’s Food Law – Regulation, Compliance and Litigation conference. Ron and co-panelist Miriam Maxwell, Sr. Principal Regulatory Scientist, from Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. discussed how innovative food products are evaluated, approved, labeled and named.


The most exclusive, go-to guide in the legal industry, Chambers USA, recently ranked five Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. (Munsch Hardt) practice groups and nine Munsch Hardt attorneys in its 2019 client guide. Practices that received recognition include:

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring: Munsch Hardt’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice has been recognized by Chambers USA for more than 10 consecutive years.
  • Construction: While individual attorneys have been ranked in this practice for several years, this is the first year Munsch Hardt’s Construction practice has been ranked.

Read more: Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Five Munsch Hardt Practice Groups and Nine Lawyers


David Naughton is the second senior partner to join the Asset Management & Investment Funds Team in the past month

Leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields has appointed David Naughton as a Partner in Asset Management & Investment Funds. David’s appointment swiftly follows that of Adrian Mulryan who joined as new Head of the Team in March.

David brings 17 years’ experience specialising in investment funds. He primarily advises on the authorisation, launch and ongoing operation of all types of funds, across the liquidity spectrum, and management companies, in Ireland. He also provides general investment management support and advice on the regulatory obligations that fund managers’ contend with.

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In a further significant expansionist move, leading corporate and commercial law firm LK Shields has appointed Adrian Mulryan as Head of Financial Services.

Adrian brings over twenty years’ experience of the financial services sector where he has worked in a variety of roles in-house and in private practice in both Ireland and the UK.

Adrian has an extensive understanding of cross-border issues related to the structuring, marketing and distribution of investment products in Europe. His notable achievements include the delivery of the first active ETFs in Europe; the first China RQFII ETF in Europe; the first UCITS ETFs listed on SIX and the first Irish exchange-traded precious metal products.

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Mr. Rohit Kochhar has been conferred the prestigious Bharat Shiromani Award 2019 for “Excellence in the field of Corporate Law and Legal Entrepreneurship.

The other recipients of the Bharat Shiromani Award this year include Lord Swraj Paul who was felicitated with the lifetime achievement award and Mr. Rikhipal Singh Thakral, the leading Indian entrepreneur in Singapore.

Read more: Rohit Kochhar Receives Bharat Shiromani Award 2019 for “Excellence in the field of Corporate Law...