After Dodgers Deal, McCourt Taps S&C for French Football Buy - Four years after helping Frank McCourt Jr. sell Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Dodgers for a record-setting sum, Sullivan & Cromwell has been hired by the real estate developer to advise on his roughly $45 million buy of historic French soccer team Olympique de Marseille.
Indigestion Over Dentons' Mexican Combination Continues - Since June, Dentons' Mexico City unit has been embroiled in a bitter "business divorce" dispute between the predecessor firm's co-founders over allegedly stolen client information and false marketing. The lawsuit, filed in Mexico City, isn't starting out so well for Dentons: The Mexico unit and its office head were slapped with a court sanction earlier this month.?
ICLE Audit Could Put Tax-Exempt Status at Risk - An audit released by the University of Georgia details numerous financial irregularities, inappropriately charged personal expenses and underreporting of taxable fringe benefits by the executive director and top staffers at Institute for Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, possibly putting the nonprofit's tax-exempt status at risk.
Georgia County Will End Ban, Mosque Project Can Go Forward - A ban on building permits for religious institutions that was prompted by opposition to a mosque will soon be lifted, officials in Newton County, Georgia, said Wednesday.
Final Defendant Charged in Vedder Price Scam Pleads Guilty - Five months after a Chicago man pleaded guilty to scamming Am Law 200 firm Vedder Price out of $7 million, an alleged co-conspirator, Deborah Acuna, has done the same in return for a 10-month jail sentence and pledge to pay $175,000 in restitution.
JNC Member Writes That He?s Proud of Governor?s Diverse Judicial Picks - In a letter to the editor, Judicial Nominating Commission member Robert Highsmith says Gov. Deal has appointed worthy people to the state's appellate courts.
JNC Member Says He Stands By Governor's Diverse Judicial Picks - In a letter to the editor, Judicial Nominating Commission member Robert Highsmith says Gov. Deal has appointed worthy people to the state's appellate courts.