New York, October 5, 2018 — a recent decision of the District Court for the District of Columbia (annexed here) is important in understanding the limits of the jurisdiction of U.S. courts in enforcing the foreign arbitration awards involving foreign sovereigns and private enterprise. Here, the Court declined to recognize the … Read More
New York, October 2, 2018 — The legal market is evolving. I think that clients need cost effective and lean case by case solutions globally. With the right analysis of given circumstances, there may be options pursued that utilize the resources and experts at hand selected firms to optimize solutions … Read More
New York, New York, September 18, 2018 — Many foreign individuals and companies coming to the United States that I have worked with do not know what to expect from the U.S. court system and sometimes, they expect it to operate as a pinnacle of justice. Unfortunately, the reality of … Read More
by George Benaur New York, September 10, 2018 A new defamation lawsuit has been filed in the Southern District of New York against RT America and Channel One Russia by Dr. Alex Goldfarb, an associate of Alexander Litvinenko. Goldfarb claims that he was “an associate and a close friend of … Read More
New York/Moscow, August 2018 — the article features commentary from George Benaur regarding the U.S. sanctions regime and discusses options for the many Russian companies impacted by the evolving, tightening regulations. The publication features commentary from Russian law partners at the Nektorov, Saveliev & Partners firm.
August 14, 2018, New York — George provides commentary regarding the Manafort defense team’s decision not to present a defense and rest after the prosecution’s case. Closing arguments expected today and then the case will go to the jury.
New York, August 2018 – George Benaur gave a television interview on the NTV America “Persona Grata” show to discuss the developing Russia sanctions regime. Over the course of the past year, George has presented at the Moscow Stock Exchange, in print media and on television, on the legal … Read More
By George Benaur July 12, 2018 A few weeks ago, I presented at the Moscow Stock Exchange on the U.S. sanctions developments and legal options available to affected companies in Russia. The event was across the street from the famous Lenin library and a block from where I … Read More
Moscow, Russia and New York, New York, June 20, 2018 On Thursday, June 14, 2018, George Benaur, Esq. presented to 42 Russian companies on matters relating to the new U.S. sanctions regime, OFAC, compliance, due diligence and options for both challenging sanctions, obtaining special licenses and other procedural options available … Read More
http://www.kommersant.ru/doc/3211469 «Ложное обвинение нанесло его имени и репутации жестокий и подлый удар» Суд закрыл уголовное дело против Шалвы Чигиринского 04.02.2017, 18:35 Суд штата Коннектикут в пятницу закрыл дело по обвинению российского бизнесмена Шалвы Чигиринского в «незаконном сексуальном контакте с лицом, не достигшим 16-летнего возраста» и «риске причинения телесных повреждений … Read More
In many contracts, such as expensive software implementation agreements or R&D projects, for example, the statement of work is among the most important documents in the contract. Although the engineers, scientists or product developers involved in doing the work may clearly envision what the project is going to entail, the … Read More
While large corporations may have the resources to conduct thorough due diligence before committing to a new contractual relationship with a new vendor, many small businesses do not necessarily have those resources. Many business disputes, however, especially those involving small-to-medium sized businesses (but also at times involving large companies), originate … Read More
By George Benaur As widely reported across the country, cyber-breaches are rampant and impact everyone: governments, companies and individuals. In most attacks, the perpetrator is not known. The cyber-thief can be half way around the world operating under an alias and using sophisticated technology to hide his or her whereabouts … Read More
by George Benaur Clients sometimes ask why a certain amount of time is spent on drafting and researching this document or that document. There is so much talk out there about how the practice of law (often by those who don’t really practice) is in many ways based on “forms,” so … Read More
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