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The Securities & Exchange Commission recently concluded a two-year investigation into conflicts of interest with Centre Partners Management, a public equity fund adviser based in New York. The conclusion was reached that three of the firm’s advisers had engaged in conflict-of-interest activities in having personal investments with a third-party service provider. The SEC levied a $50,000 fine in response. Eaton & Van Winkle partner Paul Lieberman joins us here for a Q&A to discuss the settlement, it’s implications and how firms can avoid becoming entangled in situations like these…
Eaton & Van Winkle partner Martin Garbus made an appearance on the Democracy Now radio program earlier this week to make an appeal to President Obama for a pardon of Leonard Peltier before Mr. Obama leaves office at noon today. Democracy Now is an independent program that shuns corporate contributions and is co-hosted by Amy Goodman, an award-winning journalist. Her interview of Mr. Garbus this past week was one part of what has been a fervent effort by supporters of Mr. Peltier to gain an eleventh-hour pardon.
Mr. Garbus appeared on the program Start Making Sense, a 33-minute broadcast that includes luminaries such as former Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich, who discusses economic policy and also includes a review of the crazy year that was 2016. But the focus for Mr. Garbus was Leonard Peltier, for whom the clock is ticking…
EVW partner Martin Garbus represents Leonard Peltier, in his bid for clemency in what many believe to be a politicized conviction in a murder case dating back to 1975. The bid for clemency received a big boost this past week when no less than the lead prosecutor in the case, James Reynolds, joined the call for clemency.
In the past week, President Obama granted clemency to 231 individuals in federal prison. One of those was not Leonard Peltier, and that is something Eaton & Van Winkle partner Martin Garbus is working to rectify.
John Driscoll represented Star Brands North America, Inc and Godiva Chocolatier, Inc in connection with a $60 million US/Eurodollar credit facility arranged by Bank Of America London.
The right local partner can help you establish yourself in the American market and will work hard to assure your success because your partner has as much to gain from your collaboration as you do. As entrepreneurs invested in and knowledgeable about the American market, they can save you a great deal of time and help you to avoid mistakes that you might not anticipate as a foreigner in the U.S. market. The right local partner earns its share and has your back. With some luck, a little bit of flexibility and a lot of patience, the relationship should remain that way.