Robert Appleton Quoted in Reuters Regarding Proposed Russian Prisoner Swap

Olshan partner Robert Appleton was interviewed by Reuters in an article entitled “U.S. Judge in Russian Arms Dealer Case Backs Griner Swap; Ex-agent Balks” detailing the U.S. proposal to release imprisoned Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout in exchange for the release of two Americans detained in Russia – basketball superstar Brittney Griner and former Marine....

Scott Shaffer Quoted in Insider regarding Cash for Rankings Boxing Scandal

Olshan partner Scott Shaffer was interviewed by Insider in an article entitled “Suspicions of an Unlawful Cash-for-rankings Scheme Raised as Boxing Promoter Admits Paying Consultancy With Ties to Sanctioning Body,” lending his boxing law expertise on a growing scandal involving boxing promoter Greg Cohen and the potential violation of the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act.....

Collins Family Trust

Many years ago, there were two types of courts – courts of law and courts of equity – in England.  Courts of equity developed to provide remedies, which lawyers call “equitable remedies”, where the decisions of courts of law would produce results that were unconscionable or otherwise unfair.  Later, law and equity were fused into....

So You Want to Be in Pictures (or at Least Invest in Them)? Five Basic Rules to Make Sure You Won’t Get Robbed

You may have heard about the lawsuit filed by Hudson Private LP against Bron Studios in connection with several films, including the Nicole Kidman film Bombshell. While I suspect that Hudson had some high-priced legal talent working for it, clearly those high-priced lawyers didn’t do what was needed to ensure that Hudson was properly protected.....

Successful closing. BGPartner advises on international M&A transaction.

BG Partner advised a leading global employee-assistance program (EAP) provider on the successful acquisition of a leading European EAP provider and its subsidiaries. The client of BGPartner is a global corporation taking care of the most valuable assets of an organization: its employees. The transaction is a category-defining match and will allow the Swiss-based target....