Benaur Law TV Commentary re Manafort Trial

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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.

George Benaur Interview on Russia Sanctions

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  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

All Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Firm Client Shalva Chigirinskiy

George BenaurBusinessLeave a Comment   «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

Due Diligence Before Signing New Vendor Contracts to Reduce Risk

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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

Importance of a Strong Complaint in Civil Litigation

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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

Importation and New Compliance Requirements

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  Importation and New Compliance Requirements By George Benaur Businesses engaged in the importation of products need to be aware of new regulations and compliance requirements in this area. This issue affects many businesses in the U.S., both large and small. In New Jersey, for example, the total dollar value of … Read More

Handshake Deals and Written Contracts

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  By George Benaur Business people often rely on handshake deals without a written contract. Even large multi-million dollar transactions are often based on trust and promises, rather than a written document. Some business people think lawyers only complicate matters when they get involved to paper the deal that was … Read More

Business Litigation Process and Strategy Practice Points

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This blog entry offers some practical observations and practice points about strategies in business litigations. Many of the issues discussed here have come up and continue to come up in business disputes. Although each case is different, there is one overarching theme – coordination between counsel and clients to optimize … Read More