Understanding the role of the law in the Post Office scandal part 3: where we are and where we go next

This is the final in a three-part series examining how the law allowed the Post office scandal to happen and the role now being played by the law and those who work within it in redressing what has been described as the largest miscarriage of justice in legal history. This part takes stock of where […]

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Understanding the role of the law in the Post Office scandal part 2: the role of a prosecutor

This is the second in a three-part series examining how the law allowed the Post office scandal to happen and the role now being played by the law and those who work within it in redressing what has been described as the largest miscarriage of justice in legal history. This part considers the powers of […]

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Understanding the role of the law in the Post Office scandal part 1: the beginning of the crisis

This is the first in a three-part series examining how the law allowed the Post office scandal to happen and the role now being played by the law and those who work within it in redressing what has been described as the largest miscarriage of justice in legal history. In particular, it looks at how […]

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Intersections: banking, fintech, and crypto.

Crypto Making Inroads – Technology development in the fintech and crypto space, which has been accelerating since the start of the COVID pandemic, pushes the limits of banking and securities regulations. Currently, non-state issued digital assets exceed $3 trillion. Eleven nations have already launched central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), with another 14 considering pilot programs, […]

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Are Foreign-Owned Small Businesses Eligible for “PPP” Subsidies under the CARES Act?

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020, with immediate effect.  The scale of the CARES Act is enormous. It contains relief measures for businesses and individuals amounting to $2 trillion.  For small businesses, the most important part of the CARES Act is the $350 billion […]

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Noreen Weiss features in the IR Global & ACC collaboration Publication “A Jurisdictional Guide of how to Manage Risk in Multinationals”

QUESTION ONE – When representing a client with significant business activities in foreign jurisdictions, what are some key risk-related concerns that arise in a cross-border context and how can a parent company minimise such risk? The use of well-placed entities in a corporate structure, sometimes coupled with licensing, can be used effectively to protect assets. […]

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Congratulations to the joint IR Global 2018 Member Of The Year Winners: Valadas Coriel & Associados and MacDonald Weiss.

João Valadas Coriel co-founded the law firm in 2001. Currently Managing Partner, he coordinates across all VCA Departments. His recognised expertise and decisiveness are sought to bring a senior voice to the table, close deals and bring all sorts of matters to closure. Noreen Weiss is an accomplished corporate and transactional lawyer and management advisor, […]

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MacDonald Weiss will Co-sponsor Women on the Walls Fundraiser for NY City Bar

MacDonald Weiss will co-sponsor tonight’s Women’s Executive Wear Fashion Show Fundraiser supporting the Women on the Walls initiative. Women on the Walls is an initiative that is sponsored by the Women in the Legal Profession Committee of the New York City Bar Association, in cooperation with the Office for Diversity & Inclusion, to acknowledge, honor, […]

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MacDonald Weiss PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Law Member in the US – New York

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Noreen Weiss of MacDonald Weiss PLLC. Noreen has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Law Member in the US – New York. Our Proposition We offer our clients a compelling combination of elite multi-national law firm and Fortune 100 Company in-house experience […]

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