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Clarification Regarding the Interplay Between the DOL’s Plan Asset and Fiduciary Definition Regulations

Insight Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · June 21, 2017
If a plan investment in a vehicle is not covered by the plan asset regulation, is a person who recommends that investment a fiduciary to ERISA plans? Read more here > This clarification is a supplement of Mr. White's previous article: DOL’s New Fiduciary Definition and the Marketing of Hedge Funds The Department of

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Growing its Global Reach, Rimon Expands to Rome

News Stephen Díaz Gavin Stephen Díaz Gavin · Claudio Palmieri · June 19, 2017
Expanding its growing global presence, Rimon Law is now in Rome, Italy through a legal network with Studio Legale Palmieri (“SLP”), which will operate as “Studio Legale Palmieri -- RIMÔN Italia.” SLP's Claudio Palmieri, joining Rimon as Counsel, will act as principal of the Rome office. Rimon already has offices

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ACGSV’s C-Circle on Reputation Management (Google & Cisco guest speakers)

Event James C. Chapman James C. Chapman
Jul 20, 2017 8:00AM - 10:00AM PT

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Rimon Partner James C. Chapman will moderate this round table with the topic "Reputation Management in a World of Social Media Madness." Social media platforms are the most widespread and instantaneous form of global communication and information sharing used by consumers and businesses. Thus, protecting and managing a company's online reputation

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Developments in U.S. Sanctions: Opportunities and Risks Webinar

Event Jill M. Williamson Jill M. Williamson
Jun 28, 2017 1:00PM - 2:15PM ET

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Over the past few years, the U.S. has significantly loosened restrictions on transactions in Cuba, Iran, and Sudan. The changes in sanctions regulations have opened new opportunities for U.S. companies in these countries, but significant risks remain. In this webinar, you’ll learn about the recent developments in U.S. sanctions. Among other things,

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What are the Potential Perils of Ex-Politicians in University Posts? - Times Higher Education

Insight Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Stephen Joel Trachtenberg · June 14, 2017
Rimon Partner and President Emeritus and University Professor of Public Service at The George Washington University, Stephen Trachtenberg, was quoted in Times Higher Education Magazine about the pros and cons of ex-MPs turning to academia for employment. Dr. Trachtenberg has supervised the transition of several former

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Rimon Law Named Technology Sector Law Firm of the Year in California 2017 by Global Law Experts Awards, Again

News Michael Moradzadeh Michael Moradzadeh · June 14, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Rimon Law was selected as the Technology Sector Law Firm of the Year in California in 2017 by Global Law Experts, again. Rimon Law was also named Technology Sector Law Firm of the Year by Corporate INTL in 2016. For the 8th Annual Global Law Experts Awards, the extensive nomination and

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Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman Named One of the Top 300 IP Strategists by IAM Again

News Marc Kaufman Marc Kaufman · June 09, 2017
Marc Kaufman was named to the 2017 edition of IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. The annual list once again positions Mr. Kaufman among the world’s leading developers of intellectual property value creation programs. Mr. Kaufman has received this recognition every year since 2012. "Being named to the IAM

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Client Alert: Only in New York? Assignee Permitted to Enforce Mortgage Without Being Holder of the Note

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · June 09, 2017
Can an assignee of an interest in a mortgage and mortgage note by way of a written assignment enforce the underlying obligations under New York law if the original note was not delivered and indorsed to it? On May 31, 2017, in an unsigned opinion that will interest sellers and buyers of loans and other loan market participants, the Court of Appeals

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Client Alert: 2nd Circuit Affirms Debtor’s Decision to Nix Sale After Market Price Increases

Insight Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · June 09, 2017
In a decision that will be of interest to distressed investors and sellers and buyers of bankruptcy claims, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a lower court decision which permitted a claims seller – and debtor in bankruptcy – to disapprove a trade confirmation after the market price had

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Client Alert: DOL’s New Fiduciary Definition and the Marketing of Hedge Funds

Insight Thomas M. White Thomas M. White · June 09, 2017
The Department of Labor has adopted a modified definition of what investment advice makes a person an ERISA fiduciary.  The new definition is broader than the one it replaces and hedge fund managers need to be aware of the new running rules when they market their funds if fiduciary status is to be avoided. Learn more about this new rule's

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