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September 16, 2021 – Technology & Brand Protection Group co-chair Christopher Cole tells Bloomberg why the Jay-Z suit should serve as a warning to buyers and sellers of NFTs to make sure both sides know exactly what’s being sold (“Jay-Z's NFT Feud Spotlights Legal Peril in Hot Investment Trend”).

September 14, 2021Commercial Dispute Resolution* features the arrival of white collar and regulatory senior counsel Michael Gunnison in Doha. Most recently, Gunnison was resident legal adviser to the U.S. Department of Justice within the U.S. embassy in Doha and brings more than 30 years of experience in high-level public service roles. Doha office managing partner Charbel Maakaron notes Gunnison’s experience navigating the landscape and ensuring compliance with the new regulatory framework will be invaluable (“Crowell Adds White-Collar Abilities in Doha”) *subscription required 

September 14, 2021Government Executive quotes labor & employment partner Tom Gies regarding the lack of clarity in the vaccine mandate on several scope and other definitional issues important to the federal contracting community. Gies cites the issues that need clarification in the upcoming guidance (“Questions Linger on Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors”).

September 13, 2021Law360 features the arrival of tax partner Irina Pisareva in New York. Expanding the firm’s corporate practice, Irina was formerly a partner at Sullivan & Worcester LLP and EY. Glen McGorty, managing partner of the New York office, notes Pisareva will enhance the corporate group’s ability to strategically advise on a range of tax issues faced by clients conducting global business and corporate transactions subject to both U.S. and foreign regulations (“Crowell Snags Former Sullivan Tax Partner”).

September 10, 2021 – NPR interviews senior counsel Chuck Rosenberg, who served as counsel to former FBI Director Robert Mueller, regarding the changes Mueller implemented after the 9/11 attacks that amounted to a paradigm shift for the FBI, and their realization that terrorism was going to be harder to corral going forward (“The World Has Changed Since 9/11, and So Has America's Fight Against Terrorism”).

September 10, 2021 – Partner Alexis Gilman, former Assistant Director of the Mergers IV Division at the FTC, speaks to Morning Consult about the length of time the FTC appears to be taking to review details on proposed mergers and why a stronger approach to antitrust enforcement is in store (“Hospitals, Other Health Care Players Are Seeing 'the Bar of Scrutiny' Raised by Biden Regulators”).

September 9, 2021 Law360 speaks with New York partner Paul Haskel about his experience on 9/11, when he entered his former firm’s downtown office—in Chase Manhattan Plaza—directly from the subway, not realizing the towers had been hit (“20 Years Later, Terror of 9/11 Stays with Wall Street Attys"). 

September 9, 2021 – Bloomberg Law notes the arrival of tax and transactions partner Irina Pisareva in New York in its Wake Up Call column.

September 9, 2021 Law360 features white collar and regulatory enforcement senior counsel Michael Gunnison joining the Doha office (“Crowell Adds Former Senior DOJ Official to Doha Office”). Doha office managing partner Charbel Maakaron highlights Gunnison’s “invaluable” experience in both navigating the landscape in Qatar and ensuring compliance with new regulatory frameworks.
Bloomberg Law’s Wake Up column also notes Gunnison’s arrival.

September 3, 2021 – Labor & Employment partner Thomas Gies speaks to SHRM about the need for employers to review their wage and hour practices to ensure continued compliance as roles evolve in response to COVID-19. Businesses should continue to pay close attention to roles that are “on the bubble” (“Employers Should Be Prepared for a DOL Wage and Hour Audit”).

September 3, 2021 – Law.com International* features the arrival of partner Sari Depreeuw in the Brussels office. Kristof Roox, co-managing partner of the firm’s Brussels office, notes that the Depreeuw’s blend of experience will be an asset for clients as the EU’s recent law proposals to regulate certain technologies introduce new liabilities for international companies (“Crowell & Moring Hires Brussels IP Partner”). *subscription required

ICLG.com features Depreeuw’s arrival in Brussels. Christopher Cole, co-chair of the firm’s Technology & Brand Protection Group, cites Depreeuw’s experience in copyright protection in the digital era as a key strength (“Daldewolf IP Head Joins Crowell in Brussels”). 

Depreeuw’s arrival is also noted in Bloomberg Law’s Wake Up Call column, and in World Trademark Review.

August 31, 2021Gulf Times features an interview with Doha partner Robert Hager, founding and current chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar, in which Hager expresses confidence in the continued collaboration between the U.S. and Qatari private sectors and discusses the positive impact of the diversification of investments by both sides (“Qatar-US Ties Seen Driving More Private Sector Partnerships”).

August 31, 2021 The National Law Journal* features the arrival of tax partner Anthony Provenzano. David Blair, chair of the firm’s Tax Group, remarks that bringing on Provenzano is yet another step in the firm’s ongoing efforts to continue growing its transaction and tax business (“Crowell Deepens Compensation and Benefits Capabilities with New Tax Partner”). Bloomberg Law also noted Provenzano’s arrival in its Wake Up Call column. *subscription required

August 30, 2021 – Automotive News* quotes senior counsel Byron Brown, former deputy chief of staff for policy at the EPA, who expects the House to pass the infrastructure bill without modification and explains why the reconciliation bill faces “considerable uncertainty.” Both bills will accelerate the automotive industry’s aims to boost sales of electric vehicles (“Big Bills Under Deadline Pressure”). *subscription required

August 30, 2021Law360 quotes Technology & Brand Protection Group co-chair Christopher Cole, who discusses the rationale for keeping the Section 230 law in effect (“Inside the 'Battleground for the Internet's Soul': Section 230”).

August 26, 2021 – The Guardian quotes senior partner Stuart Newberger, who represented all the Americans killed in the Nairobi US embassy bombing in 1998, two years after Bin Laden was expelled from Sudan. Newberger discusses why the case was slow in developing and the Sudan-al-Qaida connection. (“'Is This Justice?': Why Sudan is Facing a Multibillion-Dollar Bill for 9/11”).

August 25, 2021 – A feature interview with Charbel Maakaron, managing partner of the Doha office, appears in Gulf Times on page one of the business section. Maakaron explains how two considerations are driving foreign investments coming into Qatar: the World Cup, which has a set deadline to meet, and market movement that offers investors potential growth and new projects (“World Cup Projects Continue to Drive FDI Despite COVID-19 Impact”).

August 24, 2021USA Today quotes Nicholas Diamond, leader of C&M International’s Global Health Group, regarding the potential impact of the FDA’s full approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on vaccinations and mandates ("With FDA Approval of First COVID-19 Vaccine, Let the Mandates Begin: US Military, Disney World, CVS Health and More”). The article also appeared on MSN.

August 23, 2021 – Reuters Legal quotes partner Alexis Gilman, former Assistant Director of the FTC’s Mergers IV Division, who notes that Illumina’s $7.1 billion acquisition of Grail is being closely watched as the first vertical merger case that the FTC has litigated in decades (“Illumina-Grail Deal Heads to FTC Trial, as EU Weights Penalty”).

August 20, 2021 – Partner Tom Lorenzen, vice-chair of the Environment & Natural Resources Group, discusses the need for companies to be careful about statements they make to the public to avoid accusations of exaggerating the environmental benefits of their practice or product, known as “greenwashing.” (“5 Best Practices for Attys Helping to Craft ESG Policies”)

August 18, 2021Reuters Legal features the arrival of senior counsel Alexander Urbelis, continuing the growth of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity practice in New York. Urbelis co-founded the information security, compliance, and investigative services law firm Blackstone Law Group (“Crowell Adds Boutique, In-house Alum Who Built Cyber Intel Platform”). Urbelis’ arrival was also noted by Cybersecurity Law Report*(“Cybersecurity Veteran Joins Crowell & Moring”) and Financial Times *subscription required

August 17, 2021 – Partner Robert Burton is one of the former Office of Federal Procurement Policy administrators interviewed by Federal News Network to provide advice and insights for Biniam Gebre, who has been nominated to lead the OFPP.

August 16, 2021 Law360 quotes partner Kelly Currie, who served as acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York and is a former EDNY colleague of Peace, regarding Peace’s nomination to be EDNY’s next U.S. attorney. Currie also discusses the role of EDNY’s U.S. Attorney’s Office in the development of policy at DOJ (“Breon Peace Brings Defense Prowess to Top Role at EDNY”).

August 15, 2021Gulf Times features a two-part interview with Doha Office Managing Partner Charbel Maakaron and partner Robert Hager, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar, regarding Qatar’s investment landscape being ripe, particularly for U.S. businesses. In “Qatar 'Well-Positioned' to Attract FDI, Stimulate Business Sector,” Maakaron and Hager share their views on how Qatar has been diversifying its economic portfolio and implementing legal reforms to accelerate the inflow of foreign direct investments. In “Robust US-Qatar Economic Ties to Open More Investment Opportunities,” they discuss Qatar’s longstanding relationship with the US and how their diverse partnerships across a wide range of sectors play a vital role in developing the public and private sectors of both countries.

August 13, 2021Law360 spoke with partner Michael Atkinson, former inspector general of the intelligence community, regarding the challenges facing the judge in the case involving Thomas Barrack, former Trump advisor and billionaire investor. Atkinson notes social media in high-profile cases can complicate both jury selection and keeping an empaneled jury unaware of such posts, and that evidence for the defense may exist in classified U.S. intelligence documents (“Meet the Judge on the Trump Adviser Lobbying Case”).



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