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October 27, 2022
New Delhi / Chennai, India - October 2022 :  We are pleased to welcome Ms. Sujatha Rangachari who recently joined the Chennai Office of Kochhar & Co. (“The Firm”) as a Senior Partner to expand its banking, project finance and real estate practice in the South India region. Ms. Rangachari  is a senior legal professional with extensive cross sectoral experience in banking, finance, i…
October 25, 2022
The Innsbruck corporate law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners celebrated its 125th anniversary on 6 October 2022 with over 300 guests from the worlds of business, education, politics and culture. The highlight was a presentation by former Austrian Federal Chancellor and President of the Constitutional Court, Brigitte Bierlein, on the topic "On the Path from Law to Politics". Birgit Streif,…
October 18, 2022
After being nominated in not one but two categories, in mid-October 2022 Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was awarded the Promoting-the-Best Award in the category "Women in Law: 21st Century Award - Law Firm" by the organisation Women-in-Law and the Association of Austrian Corporate Lawyers (VUJ). The award means that Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners was held to be amongst Austria's top …
November 17, 2022
Following the introduction of criminal liability of legal persons in the Spanish Criminal Code, together with the boom in the implementation of Compliance Systems in private companies (in order to generate confidence in the markets and raise corporate reputation), the need arose to establish certain communication/whistleblowing channels through which improper or criminal conduct committed within t…
November 2, 2022
The Ministry of Finance of Spain has announced a package of tax measures intended to be implemented during 2023 and that they will be incorporated into the General State Budget Law for 2023 and other laws pending approval. Some of these measures include: The so-called Solidarity Tax on Large Fortunes. This would be a temporary tax (for 2023 and 2024, even being considered for approval…
October 19, 2022
Until now the Supreme Court understood that the unjustified dismissal of an employee who was or had been in a situation of Temporary Disability (TD) did not entail per se the infringement of fundamental rights. Thus, in the absence of cause, the dismissal was declared unfair but not null and void. In order to deem such dismissal as discriminatory and, therefore, null and void, it was necessary tha…
November 22, 2022
Rollette & Co is a well-established corporate and commercial law firm in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The firm’s founding partners, Clement E. A. Kihoko and Emmanuel P. Akyoo, have more than ten years of experience in the Tanzanian legal market. The firm offers a full range of legal services covering dispute resolutions, litigation, banking law, labor and employment, telecommunication and complia…
November 22, 2022
ALFA International (ALFAI) is pleased to announce that Ong’anya Ombo Advocates LLP has joined ALFAI as its member firm in Kenya, effective October 19, 2022. Ong’anya Ombo Advocates, located in Nairobi, Kenya, is a full-service law firm focused on providing clients with strategic, dedicated and curated legal solutions. The law firm blends traditional and innovative law practices to provide local a…
October 20, 2022
During the ALFA International (ALFAI) Annual Business Meeting (ABM) in Dublin, Ireland, on October 20, Joel Hvalaty, a founding partner of Frantz Ward LLP, ALFAI’s member firm in Cleveland, Ohio, was presented with the 2022 Nathan Fishbach Attorney of the Year Award for his outstanding contributions to the network. The first recipient of the Attorney of the Year Award and its namesake, Nathan Fi…
October 21, 2022
On a busy interstate in the American Northeast, a snow squall descended upon unsuspecting drivers going about their day.  While snow in that area is not uncommon, many drivers appeared deceived by the density of the storm and low visibility, leading to a pileup of dozens of vehicles that careened into each other, unable to stop in time to avoid the collision.  At least three people were killed and…
September 21, 2022
An Introduction to the Future Jury Pool Generations are defined not only by the time period in which their members were born, but also by characteristic traits of those members. Although the boundaries vary, Millennials are typically defined as having been born between 1981 and 1996. The oldest of this generation are now 41 years old. Those in Gen Z were born between 1997 and present day. The olde…
September 21, 2022
As the attorneys who will be preparing the witnesses of the future, becoming familiar with the do's and dont's of corporate designee depositions is essential.  This paper will provide some helpful guidance for Future Leaders to prepare and defend their future corporate witnesses. Choosing the Right Witness You have now received a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notice seeking testimony from a corporate d…