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2008
The April 14, 2008 edition of the Daily Journal highlights Miller Barondess’ $46 million jury verdict as one of the largest in California in their article Jury Awards Taiwan Group $46 Million. In the suit, Miller Barondess partner Skip Miller represented Pou Chen Corporation, one of the largest international conglomerates, alongside his partner Sasha Frid. ...
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Doing business outside the United States? Protect your intellectual property by Ann M. Gynn A U.S. company outsources its fashion accessories production to a manufacturer in China. The products are imported and sold in the United States. After several years of production in China and importation to the United States, the company decides to expand...
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Lawyer Limelight: Louis R. “Skip” Miller By John Ryan With a successful new firm staffed in part by his two lawyer sons, life is sweet for Louis R. “Skip” Miller. At 61, the hard-nosed litigator is as happy as he’s ever been. Miller has always had a rewarding, high-end litigation practice. He has worked on...
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Alert: Double-Check MSB Licensure Status — Unregulated Entities Can Catch You In The Regulatory Crossfire The fluidity of Internet-based payment tools makes it hard to track online funds transactions, which means criminals can launder money more easily — sometimes even anonymously. While most banks have mastered the AML routine in the nearly seven years since...
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By Melissa Maleske, InsideCounsel Magazine – August 1, 2008 – David Dunn recalls a classroom scene from his first year of law school. The students were discussing a 1930s case involving a railroad company, and the professor asked them to name the rule of the case. “People came up with all sorts of exotic answers,”...
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Clipping Coupons From Inside Counsel Magazine July 2008 Issue By Melissa Maleske July 1,2008 When Ford Motor Co. offered a coupon to settle claims related its Explorer, commentators in the media latched onto the story as another example of unfair coupon settlements. Class members claimed that reports of rollovers had negatively impacted the retail value...
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Opinion: Bust-out schemes are a fraud designed to make you go bust By A. Sasha Frid June 06, 2008 Increasing globalization is proving to be a boon for perpetrators of a type of fraud known as a “bust-out scheme.” This kind of fraud, commonplace in the computer and electronics industry, victimizes legitimate manufacturers and retailers....
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