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Three Steps to Follow when Contesting Tax Penalties
by / on 29/05/2018 at 19:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Three Steps to Follow when Contesting Tax Penalties

The substance of a tax dispute will vary from one case to the next, depending on the nature of the issue involved, the type of business being examined, and the type of tax. One constant in any tax case, however, is the potential for the imposition of substantial civil tax penalties.  When it comes to evaluating and contesting the propriety of penalties, keep in mind […]

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Establishing and Navigating the Moving Parts of an IPO
by / on 23/05/2018 at 14:15 / in Best Lawyers®

Establishing and Navigating the Moving Parts of an IPO

Taking a company public is a critical step in growing and expanding a company, as it indicates the financial strength and prestige to potential investors and consumers. However, the multitude of steps required to list a company on a public equity market can be challenging if a company isn’t familiar with all of the moving parts. The key to success […]

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Q&A with Florian Schneider, Managing Partner of Dentons Russia
by / on 03/05/2018 at 14:30 / in Best Lawyers®

Q&A with Florian Schneider, Managing Partner of Dentons Russia

A question and answer session with Florian Schneider, the managing partner of “Law Firm of the Year,” Dentons Russia. Can you tell me about some of your firm’s recent achievements that you believe contributed to Dentons being named a “Law Firm of the Year”? Best Lawyers® “Law Firm of the Year” in arbitration and mediation and labor and employment law was not the only […]

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Mitigating Your Risk
by / on 23/04/2018 at 10:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Mitigating Your Risk

Interacting with public officials and public employees is necessary for many businesses and non-profit organizations. No one should be discouraged from engaging public officials and public employees on public policy. In fact, proper engagement with the public sector often benefits all parties involved. However, interacting with public officials and public employees does not come without risk. Governments at all levels have […]

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Six Things to Know When Injured at Work
by / on 03/04/2018 at 15:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Six Things to Know When Injured at Work

Work injuries result in many questions and concerns by employees who may be facing the situation for the first time. Nicholas Pothitakis of the Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C., has been representing clients with Iowa workers’ compensation claims for over 20 years. Set forth below are what he believes are some of the most important issues that need to be addressed with […]

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Worker’s Compensation Law: A Life’s Lesson
by / on 21/03/2018 at 13:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Worker’s Compensation Law: A Life’s Lesson

As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever. Seven clients, relatives of clients, family members of clients, friends, and acquaintances died. Not from age, infirmity, or natural causes, but from opioid overdoses. I know. You are sick of hearing about it. I was too. […]

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Why Project Management is an Essential Skill for Every Lawyer
by / on 15/03/2018 at 16:30 / in Best Lawyers®

Why Project Management is an Essential Skill for Every Lawyer

In today’s changing legal landscape, businesses and private individuals are demanding greater service delivered in a more transparent and efficient way. Integral to this concept is the fact that clients also want services for less.  In order to meet the needs of clients, today’s attorney must have a basic understanding of project management skills and be able to deliver legal […]

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How to Keep Your Company from Becoming the Next #METOO
by / on 02/03/2018 at 11:30 / in Best Lawyers®

How to Keep Your Company from Becoming the Next #METOO

Long before the allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, and others became common knowledge, many employers took steps they thought would ensure a safe work environment for all employees. But many of those employers are now asking: Are we doing enough? This is a smart question to ask since the large corporations generating media headlines […]

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Social Media and Data Privacy Challenges Associated with Financial Technology (FinTech) Innovation
by / on 20/02/2018 at 16:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Social Media and Data Privacy Challenges Associated with Financial Technology (FinTech) Innovation

FinTech and Its Impact in the U.K. Market FinTech companies use finance and technology in efficient ways that will disrupt traditional financial models used in financial services. The U.K. FinTech industry is experiencing tremendous growth, and according to the U.K. government, the FinTech sector generated around £6.6 billion in revenue in 2015 with a workforce of over 60,000, meaning that more are […]

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Buy American, Hire American Takes Its Toll on Business Immigration
by / on 13/02/2018 at 15:00 / in Best Lawyers®

Buy American, Hire American Takes Its Toll on Business Immigration

Although 2017 saw no major immigration legislation, the Trump administration has nevertheless had a major impact on immigration through executive order and adjudication. The travel ban, termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), deportation, and chain immigration generated headlines and widespread attention. More quietly, similar changes were occurring in the area of business immigration under the policy of Buy American, […]

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