The Rise of Alternative Investment Models in International Business Fraud Cases and Important Considerations for Such Arrangements

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In recent years, I have witnessed the rise of new business models for pursuing litigations and arbitrations in business fraud cases. Unlike the traditional hourly rate model, where large law firms typically take a large initial retainer to bill against at an hourly rate, the new arrangements typically involve teams … Read More

“Emergency Room” Legal Services

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Benaur Law LLC is now offering clients and prospective clients a one stop shop solution for dealing with their emergency legal needs. We will evaluate your legal issue and either help resolve the problem or connect you with the right legal specialist worldwide in our vast international network of national … Read More

George Benaur Presents on Sanctions Compliance, Developments with Cryptocurrency Regulations and the Overall Business Climate at the Speakulyant Event in New York

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New York, New York, November 30, 2018 – Last night, with a packed audience of Russian entrepreneurs and business people, George Benaur opened the event with a presentation about the recent U.S. legal developments impacting the Russian business community.  Clearly, for immigrants coming to America to try to open businesses … Read More

Recent D.C. District Court Decision on Public Policy Exception Declining Recognition of Foreign Arbitration Awards

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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

Practical Case by Case Solutions Globally

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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

Delays in the U.S. Court System: a Simple Reality

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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

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.