Dunnington recently prevailed in a jury trial in the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, D.C. in a claim against a law firm on behalf of an expert witness in commercial law seeking to recover an unpaid fee for expert services. Salas provided an expert report and testimony at the request of Foley Hoag LLP in connection with an arbitration for Foley’s client the Venezuelan government. Read More
The FCPA has become a major source of liability for US and foreign firms with total fines and penalties exceeding $6.4 billion in 2020. Join Dunnington partners Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational legal team on March 30, 2021 at 12:30 pm EDT for a webinar on FCPA risks and strategies for small and medium-sized enterprises.
Please register here.
Join partner Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational team of international lawyers from France, Italy, and Latin America on March 10, 2021 at 8:00 am EST for a discussion on how individuals and small companies can implement programs to avoid or reduce liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Please register here.
2020 smashed all FCPA enforcement records, with total fines and penalties exceeding $6.4 billion. Join Dunnington partners Eden Quainton and Luke McGrath and their multinational team of lawyers from France, Italy and Latin America on January 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST as they walk through FCPA risks and strategies for small and mid-size businesses. Read More
Mr. Quainton is a member of Dunnington’s corporate, international, France and Latin America Desks, litigation/ADR and employment practice areas. Mr. Quainton’s practice focuses on corporate transactions and civil litigation. He speaks French, Spanish, Russian and Italian, and has a working knowledge of German. Read More
Carolina Pineda will be hosting the webinar “Crisis Management and US Legal Landscape” before the American Colombian Chamber of Commerce, discussing the current state of affairs in the United States, as well as key legal issues for Colombian companies that have either set up shop abroad or are considering expanding to the United States. The webinar will be taking place May 29th, 2020, at 10:30 EDT. Read More
Donna Frosco, Partner
May 20, 2020
Multinational and foreign business and non-profit entities conducting business in the United States may find the layers of regulations inherent in the United States’ federal/state/local regulatory scheme rather complex in “normal” times. For that reason, Dunnington created a “Doing Business in the United States” brochure which you can find here.
However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, things have become even more complicated. To help foreign entities with U.S. operations identify issues states-side business units may face in these unprecedented times, we offer the following questions for consideration and provide information, examples and resources which may be helpful in assessing your particular circumstances. Read More
Intellectual Property and COVID-19:
U.S. Trademark Office and U.S. Copyright Office Extend Deadlines
The United States Patent & Trademark Office has extended certain filing deadlines for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the Trademark Office had waived certain late fees (see DUNNINGTON’s previous post here).
Citing Authority granted by the CARES Act on March 27, 2020, due dates for most filings with deadlines between March 27, 2020 and April 30, 2020 now have been extended by 30 days, provided that they are accompanied by mandatory statements of COVID-19 impact. Read More
Marzo 25 de 2020
Estimados clientes, colegas, socios comerciales, empleados y contactos, este es un breve aviso dado el reciente brote de COVID-19.
Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller está comprometido a proteger la salud, la seguridad y el bienestar continuos de todo nuestro personal, mientras continuamos brindándole servicios.
Tenemos planes de contingencia vigentes para proporcionar un servicio ininterrumpido mientras trabajamos de forma remota, según lo garanticen las condiciones. Nuestros abogados y personal continuarán respondiendo a sus necesidades legales y comerciales, ya sea para continuar trabajando en asuntos existentes o para ayudar con nuevos asuntos que puedan surgir, bien sea relacionado con el brote de COVID-19 o de otra manera.
Nuestros pensamientos están con todos aquellos actualmente afectados por el brote de COVID-19. Esperamos que todos se mantengan sanos y seguros.
Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, no dude en comunicarse con nosotros.