Holland & Knight Completes Combination With Waller
The combined law firm will operate under the Holland & Knight name and have nearly 2,000 attorneys in 35 offices across the U.S. and internationally.
Providing Justice for Wrongfully Convicted Inmates
A litigator from Holland & Knight's Public and Charitable Service Department, which coordinates pro bono initiatives, successfully represented a 76-year-old Florida man who served 42 years for a crime he didn't commit. It was the first case reviewed by the State Attorney's Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU), which reviews claims of wrongful conviction.
Advocating for Drug Regulation Reform
Facing unintended consequences from FDA policies on unapproved drugs that could have removed common medical gases from the market, the Compressed Gas Association turned to Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group to achieve a legislative solution. The historic reforms that resulted helped to avoid a potentially catastrophic result for the industry.
Advising Private Equity Firm on Multimillion-Dollar M&A Deal
Holland & Knight's M&A, maritime, taxation, private equity and corporate services attorneys advised Southern Cross Group in the sale of its portfolio company UP Offshore to a newly created joint venture. The multimillion-dollar transaction included complex debt structures negotiated with respect to several maritime jurisdictions across Latin America and the Caribbean.
Linking CEQA to California’s Housing Crisis
Litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) is worsening the state's housing crisis, according to a new Holland & Knight study. "California Environmental Quality Act Lawsuits and California's Housing Crisis" analyzes all CEQA lawsuits filed statewide between 2013 and 2015 and reveals that housing remains the top target of CEQA lawsuits.
NLRB Restricts Use of Severance Agreements with Broad Confidentiality/Non-Disparagement Clauses
The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision that significantly restricts an employer's right to present employees with or enforce severance and other agreements that contain confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions that are overly broad under the Board's new test.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States Says Chinese Investment in North Dakota Agricultural Land Is Outside its Jurisdiction
Changing of the Guard? SEC Proposes Significant Amendments to the Safeguards Rule
Corte Constitucional finalmente emite sentencia con nuevas reglas sobre baldíos en Colombia
La Procuraduría de Colombia exhortó tomar acciones en contra de la minería ilegal
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