Freshfields Worldwide Arbitration Companions Appointed Queen’s Counsel

WASHINGTON & PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (“Freshfields”) International Arbitration Partners Nigel Blackaby and Noah Rubins have today been appointed Queen’s Counsel by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC MP, following consideration by the independent Queen’s Counsel Selection Panel. The award of Queen’s Counsel – also known…

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Federal prosecutor wrapping up investigation into Clinton Basis and FBI

 | January 09, 2020 09:47 PM A federal investigation into matters related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is nearly complete. U.S. Attorney John Huber’s two-year-plus inquiry, which has been shrouded in mystery compared to other politically charged investigations involving federal law enforcement, has not led to any criminal charges or any “known impacts,”…

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St. Louis Chief Prosecutor Accuses City, Police Union Of Racist Conspiracy In Lawsuit

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit on Monday, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. Jim Salter/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim Salter/AP St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner filed…

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Santa Clara initiates litigation in opposition to enterprise neighborhood accused of overbilling

The Santa Clara Convention Center, located at 5001 Great America Parkway. Photo by: Janice BittersSanta Clara lawmakers voted Tuesday to sue the former Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce, following a recent audit that claimed the chamber overbilled the city for nearly $580,000 while managing the city’s convention center.The announcement was made by City Attorney Brian Doyle at…

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Industry Litigation Attorney, Markotsis & Lieberman, P.C., Explains the Mavens and Cons of Mediation In the course of A Dispute

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Business litigation attorney, Markotsis & Liberman, P.C., explains the pros and cons of mediation during a dispute.When faced with a business dispute, an option to having the case litigated to determine the outcome is the use of mediation to resolve the dispute without going to court. While there are…

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Baltimore ex-mayor charged with perjury by express prosecutor

Dec. 18, 2019 at 1:43 pm Updated Dec. 18, 2019 at 3:24 pm ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore’s disgraced ex-mayor has been charged with perjury for failing to disclose her business interest in a self-published children’s book, Maryland’s state prosecutor announced Wednesday. Catherine Pugh, a Democrat who has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to…

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Slovakia Charges Ex-High Prosecutor as Graft Clouds Vote Campaign

(Bloomberg) — Want the lowdown on European markets? In your inbox before the open, every day. Sign up here.Slovak police arrested a former chief prosecutor and charged him with abuse of power in a move the president described as “breakthrough for justice” in the country’s struggle against corruption.The arrest of Dobroslav Trnka Thursday comes two…

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