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Rimon Wins Six ACQ5 Global Awards, 2017

News Michael Moradzadeh Michael Moradzadeh · James C. Chapman James C. Chapman · Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · August 11, 2017
We are delighted to announce that ACQ5 (Acquisition Finance Magazine) recognized Rimon, two of its partners, and Rimon's CEO with six awards. Rimon was named the US Compliance Law Firm of the Year, California Technology Law Firm of the Year, and California Sports & Entertainment Law Firm of the Year. Additionally, Michael Moradzadeh,

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No Certainty in Future of Privacy Shield as Transatlantic Consultations Set to Begin

Insight Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · Claudio Palmieri Claudio Palmieri · August 08, 2017
Differences between the U.S. and the EU regarding transfers of Personal Data continue to haunt relations between the two trade giants. Commerce between the U.S. and EU depends on the ability to engage in regular transfer of data.  The Privacy Shield agreed to only last year by the EU and the US was intended to provide companies on both sides

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ICOs, Cryptocurrencies and Tokens – the SEC Speaks

Insight Dror Futter Dror Futter · August 04, 2017
The SEC has issued its first, much anticipated statement on the regulatory status of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings).   Click here to read our analysis of the questions the SEC answered and, perhaps more importantly, the questions that remain unresolved. Mr. Futter has more than 20 years of high tech and business experience, he

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Non-U.S. Companies Fined for OFAC Violations

Insight Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson · August 03, 2017
Having historically targeted banks, OFAC shows interest in penalizing banks’ customers that send illegal payments through the U.S. financial system.  OFAC's action is significant because it appears to be the first time the entity penalizes a non-U.S., non-financial company for “causing” sanctions violations by

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3rd Circuit and Delaware Bankruptcy Court Hold That “Receipt” Under Bankruptcy Code Section 503(b)(9) Requires Physical Possession

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · August 03, 2017
Section 503(b)(9) of the Bankruptcy Code provides a seller of goods with an administrative expense claim equal to the value of goods received by the debtor within the 20 day period prior to the bankruptcy filing. Two recent decisions provide important guidance for sellers and buyers of goods on the eve of a debtor’s bankruptcy. Read more

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Getting Rid of the ROT: A Q&A on Data Disposition with John Isaza

Insight John Isaza John Isaza · July 27, 2017
ROT data (Redundant, Outdated, or Trivial) has increasingly become an issue for all types of corporations. Not being able to differentiate between the data that must be kept and the irrelevant data can represent a significant cost and create potential regulatory and other repercussions, such as spoliation sanctions, etc. Many

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Rimon Partner Jill Berliner recognized by Billboard’s 2017 Top Music Lawyers

News Jill H. Berliner Jill H. Berliner · July 25, 2017
Jill Berliner, a Copyright, Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Partner in Rimon’s Los Angeles office, was recently named one of the Lawyers of the Year by Billboard’s Top Music Ranking. Billboard focused on Jill’s representation of the Foo Fighters: “When the Foo Fighters canceled their 2015 European tour dates

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Powerhouse Litigator Matt Poppe’s Move from Orrick to Rimon Covered by The Recorder and Law360

News Matthew Poppe Matthew Poppe · July 25, 2017
Mr. Poppe, who had a long career at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, discussed his decision to move from a Partner position at Orrick to Rimon with Law360 and The Recorder. “[Rimon is] a terrific platform,” he said. “It’s rapidly growing, but in particular locations like San Francisco and Palo Alto it’s

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Will All Law Firms Eventually Go Virtual? Live Interview Between Rimon’s CEO and Above The Law

News Michael Moradzadeh Michael Moradzadeh · July 24, 2017
Rimon’s CEO, Michael Moradzadeh, was interviewed by Above The Law in a live discussion about what motivated him when he and Yaacov Silberman founded a new law firm with a highly innovative business model. Michael spoke about the overhead burden that big law firms carry with their lavish (but fundamentally unnecessary) real estate, the rigid

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Rimon Partner Patricia Annino Recognized as One of The Leading Trust & Estates Practitioners in The World

News Patricia Annino Patricia Annino · July 24, 2017
Ms. Annino was nominated as one of the most talented and reputable Women in Business Law in this 7th edition of Expert Guides. This publication runs yearly an exhaustive research process to select a limited number of women to appear on its exclusive list. Ms. Annino is a nationally recognized authority on estate planning and taxation. She

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