Covington & Burling LLP

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Name: Covington & Burling LLP
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Coming and Going Concerns

Patricia Hennelly and Wayne Walker have joined advisory firm CohnReznick , which bought an ownership interest in Mr. Walker’s Philadelphia-based consulting firm, Walker Nell Partners. Mr. Walker, appointed as principal, has experience in turnaround ... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cross Pennsylvania Avenue Off The Hot List

Jeffrey Lesk.Law firms, Washington’s largest private sector real estate tenants, have razed tradition to cater more to the city’s young intelligentsia when choosing new locations, according to some of the city’s law firm and real estate leaders.Lately, ... [Published National Law Journal - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Latinvex Names Covington a Top International Law Firm in Latin America

8/25/2014WASHINGTON, DC, August 25, 2014 — Covington & Burling has been named to Latinvex’s “Legal 50,” a list of top international law firms doing work in Latin America. The firm ranked seventh among the top 15 firms doing international arbitration work ... [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Covington Secures CFIUS Approval for Lenovo Acquisition

8/22/2014WASHINGTON, DC, August 22, 2014 — The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has cleared Lenovo Group’s bid to acquire International Business Machines’ x86-based server business in a $2.3 billion acquisition. Covington & ... [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Picks Former Federal Prosecutor to Fill Wilken's Seat

Haywood Gilliam, Covington & Burling partnerSACRAMENTO — President Barack Obama on Monday announced that he will nominate Covington & Burling partner Haywood Gilliam Jr. to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.If confirmed by ... [Published Recorder - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama nominates S.F. lawyer to federal bench

(08-18) 17:07 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Haywood Gilliam , a business lawyer and former federal prosecutor, was nominated by President Obama on Monday to the federal court in San Francisco.Gilliam, a graduate of Yale University and Stanford Law School, has ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

China can upgrade US transport

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (right) speaks with US Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Bill Shuster during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Aug 16. Reuters Premier Li says China, US should work ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 3 reports

Here's what you get for $275,000: See the contracts outlining duties for Birmingham's DNC consultants

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --The city of Birmingham is spending $275,000 to tap three consulting companies to lobby for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.Contracts recommended by Mayor William Bell and approved by the City Council Tuesday provide more ... [Published Birmingham News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Hired guns: Birmingham City Council approves more than $275,000 in lobbyists to lure DNC

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The city of Birmingham will spend after hiring three consultants today.Following a closed-door executive session, and without public debate, the City Council approved hiring the Podesta Group for $150,000, Partnering for Progress ... [Published Birmingham News - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington's Tax Practice

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Sam Maruca, most recently the Director of Transfer Pricing Operations for the Large Business and International Division at the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, ... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

Robyn Polashuk Joins Covington's Communications & Media Practice

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robyn Polashuk has joined Covington & Burling as a partner in the firm's communications and media practice, focusing on video content distribution. ... [Published IT Business Net - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Covington Adds Digital Media Partner

SAN FRANCISCO — Covington & Burling is bringing aboard digital media and communications partner Robyn Polashuk, the firm confirmed Thursday.Polashuk, whose first day is Friday, is joining from Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles office. Though she will be ... [Published Recorder - Aug 01 2014]

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"We got an offer that we thought was in the interests of our shareholders to accept—at the end of the day it's as simple as that…” That’s what Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao told reporters last September, when the UK telecom giant announced that it would be selling its 45 percent interest in Verizon Wireless (VZW), to New York’s Verizon Communications Inc."
"Who are we designing for? People who are 60 to 65 years old today, or people who are in their 20s and 30s today?" Lesk said, noting the typical firm lease length of 10 or 15 years...
"(MU) is a public school and people come here from all walks of life" he said, "and that's appealing to me."
...the most friendly and powerful legal review software available," said Joe Milan, a Senior Director of User Experience (UX) with FTI Technology. "Our user-centered design approach has resulted in a number of improvements above and beyond general usability that make Ringtail unique in the market. These enhancements include empowering users to find important information faster, as well as moving back and forth between multiple, integrated visual analytics tools for a deeper understanding of key themes."

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Global Legal Awards: Global M&A Deals of the Year [Published American Lawyer.com - 6 hours ago]
Coming and Going Concerns [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 14 hours ago]
Cross Pennsylvania Avenue Off The Hot List [Published National Law Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Cybersecurity Is A Severe And Growing Challenge... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 26 2014]
Latinvex Names Covington a Top International La... [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Aug 26 2014]
Real Estate Roundup: Big Firms Move to Smaller ... [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 26 2014]
Lobbying Disclosures Leave Public In The Dark [Published Huffington Post - Aug 25 2014]
Covington Secures CFIUS Approval for Lenovo Acq... [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Aug 23 2014]
Returning students will see some new faces on c... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 21 2014]
FTI Consulting Releases New Version of Ringtail... [Published Individual.com - Aug 21 2014]
Four Firms Digging Into BHP Billion Breakup [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 20 2014]
Ex-Prosecutor Tapped for Northern District Judg... [Published Metropolitan News-Enterprise - Aug 19 2014]
Best Lawyers Names Covington’s Stuart Eizenstat... [Published Covington & Burling LLP - Aug 19 2014]
Obama Picks Former Federal Prosecutor to Fill W... [Published Recorder - Aug 19 2014]
Obama nominates S.F. lawyer to federal bench [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 19 2014]
Alibaba IPO may face added US scrutiny [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 19 2014]
White House names former SF federal prosecutor ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 18 2014]
The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Departs, Plus More L... [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 18 2014]
China can upgrade US transport [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 18 2014]
FXPBs, agency desks set to resume derivatives t... [Published FX Week - Aug 18 2014]
New Ringtail E-Discovery Software from FTI Cons... [Published Finwin - Aug 18 2014]
Alibaba IPO, FedEx Charges, Barclays Fine: Comp... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 18 2014]
Li: China can be part of US transport upgrade [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 18 2014]
Tighter scrutiny on Alibaba IPO [Published New Straits Times - Aug 17 2014]
China to help upgrade US transport network [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 16 2014]
The Churn: Bingham Tax Duo Depart, Plus More La... [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 16 2014]
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Expands Financ... [Published TickerTech.com - Aug 14 2014]
‘Obama opposes birthright citizenship on Americ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Aug 13 2014]
ACI: Monograph Modernization and the NSURE Init... [Published Prlog - Aug 13 2014]
Here's what you get for $275,000: See the contr... [Published Birmingham News - Aug 13 2014]
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Coming and Going Concerns [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - 14 hours ago]
Patricia Hennelly and Wayne Walker have joined advisory firm CohnReznick , which bought an ownership interest in Mr. Walker’s Philadelphia-based consulting firm, Walker Nell Partners. Mr. Walker, appointed as principal, has experience in turnaround ...
Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covingto... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 04 2014]
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Sam Maruca, most recently the Director of Transfer Pricing Operations for the Large Business and International Division at the U.S. Internal Revenue ...
Revolving Door: Main Architect Of PIPA (Senate ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 24 2014]
A couple of years ago, we wrote about an interview with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff , in which he explained one of his most effective strategies in getting legislation in his favor. The key trick: find key staffers working for elected officials ...
In Defense of War Funding [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Jul 16 2014]
This week senior officials from the Pentagon will testify before Congress on their request for emergency appropriations, known as the Overseas  Contingency Operations funding (OCO in military speak). A decision to maintain troop presence in Afghanistan, ...
Too Big To BNProsecute: How Yet Another Crimina... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 02 2014]
Remember when the DOJ's banker lackey, assistant attorney general Lanny Breuer admitted to PBS that the US department of justice (sic) does not prosecute big banks because they are too systematically important and thus, above the law? Breuer was promptly ...
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SEC Announces New Hires in the Office of Admini... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jun 30 2014]
Pavegen Selected to Present at CleanEquity Mona... [Published Financial Services - Mar 27 2014]
CityCenterDC Opens Historic Streets, Welcomes F... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 18 2013]
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