Entries by Steven Long

Crowdfunding Greece’s Bailout: Is it Practical?

DiMuroGinsberg lawyer, Kendall Almerico, discusses the Greek Bailout Fund, a crowdfunding campaign started on Indiegogo. “Even if a miracle occurred and somehow the money was pledged, it would not be enough [now that the deadline has passed and interest is being added on].” Read full article: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/07/02/crowdfunding-greece-bailout-is-it-practical/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+foxnews%2Fnational+%28Internal+-+US+Latest+-+Text%29

Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?

DiMuroGinsberg lawyer, Kendall Almerico, discusses how raising capital with Regulation A+ will involve more than going online, creating a crowdfunding campaign and watching the money flow in. “Regulation A+ involves the sale of equity or debt in your company and is governed by securities laws. Raising $50 million under Regulation A+ is going to require […]

Fairfax pays $2.95 million to settle suit in John Geer Police Shooting

Michael Lieberman, Harrington’s lawyer, said the settlement was the largest for a police shooting in Virginia history. “No family should have to fight like the Geer family was forced to,” Lieberman said, “in order to learn basic facts about the police shooting of a loved one, and the public deserves a government that is transparent […]

How to Handle Workplace Threats

Dealing with employees who may pose a health or safety risk was the subject of comment by DiMuroGinsberg partner, Jonathan R. Mook, in a recent article appearing in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) online newsletter. The article by Allen Smith, entitled “Rely on Conduct Rules to Discipline Workplace Threats,” explores the various ways […]

Botched will cost lawyer $600,000.00

DiMuroGinsberg’s client, the RSPCA, prevails. “A Richmond lawyer and his firm are on the hook for a $603,409.90 bequest that should have gone to the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals, under a judge’s ruling last month in a legal malpractice case.” View the Virginia Lawyers Weekly article

DiMuroGinsberg patent attorney, Jay Kesan, to speak about Patent Reform at The Technology Policy Institute on February 11.

Patent reform is high on the agenda for the upcoming Congress. Proponents of reform claim the current system produces excessive litigation, particularly on the part of “patent assertion entities,” imposing costs on entrepreneurs and others and deterring innovation. Those on the other side suggest that the litigation explosion is overstated and that patent reform efforts […]

Will JOBS Act Equity Crowdfunding Ever Happen?

Kendall Almerico recently spoke with Forbes magazine about the SEC’s failure to release and make into law, the rules and regulations needed to support The JOBS Act of 2012. “If a law said you or I had to do something by a certain date, we would do it because we do not want to face […]