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Jul 28, 2014, 12:35 ET

Marc P. Berger, Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, Joins Ropes & Gray's New York Office

 Today, Marc P. Berger, a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York's high-profile crackdown on insider...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:49 ET

Ropes & Gray Ranked #1 for Diversity in 2015 Vault Survey

 The 2015 Vault Guide announced that Ropes & Gray has been ranked #1 for overall diversity among U.S. law firms. This is the sixth year in...

May 19, 2014, 12:04 ET

Jonathan Klarfeld, Deputy Assistant Director for the Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Competition, to Join Ropes & Gray in Washington, D.C.

 Jonathan S. Klarfeld, a veteran antitrust enforcer who led many significant merger investigations and challenges over...

Apr 24, 2014, 16:32 ET

Marc P. Berger, Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force in the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office, to Join Ropes & Gray's New York Office

 Marc P. Berger, a veteran federal prosecutor who helped lead the Southern District of New York's high-profile crackdown on...

Jan 30, 2014, 11:41 ET
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Increased Regulatory Scrutiny Affecting Hedge Funds: Fund Managers to Hear From the Regulators Who are Setting the Agenda

Increased regulatory scrutiny of hedge funds is raising new questions and considerations for fund managers as they anticipate enforcement trends...

Nov 01, 2012, 16:00 ET

Notice of Settlement of Shareholder Class Action Regarding Acquisition of BioForm Medical, Inc. (BFRM) by Merz GmbH & Co. KGaA Pursuant to January 15, 2010 Cash Tender Offer

TO:  ALL FORMER SHAREHOLDERS OF BIOFORM MEDICAL, INC. WHO (A) TENDERED THEIR SHARES OF BIOFORM MEDICAL INC. COMMON STOCK TO MERZ GMBH &...

Jul 02, 2012, 15:47 ET

Federal Judge Permanently Blocks State Law Barring Doctors From Asking About Guns

A federal district court today entered a final judgment permanently blocking enforcement of Florida's law barring health care professionals from...

Jan 18, 2012, 16:16 ET

Jim Caldwell Comments on Departure as Indianapolis Colts Head Coach

"My wife Cheryl and I greatly appreciate the tremendous opportunity to have been a part of the Colts organization for the past 10 years, serving as...

Sep 14, 2011, 17:31 ET

Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Physician Gag Law

The Florida chapters of three national medical organizations, along with six physicians, applauded the decision of a federal district judge today...

Apr 14, 2011, 20:20 ET
The first book release from Rope Training, Inc., "Stressing the Importance of Balance: A Beginner's Guide to Stress Management, Finding Balance and Reaching your Potential" is an easy-to-read guidebook for reducing stress through balancing the core areas of your lifestyle. Join the Stress Free Movement at www.lessstressmorebalance.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Rope Training, Inc.)

Book Outlines How to Cut Stress by Restoring Balance

Certified stress management strategist Bennie S. Covington has crystallized his key concepts for reducing stress and balancing life in a new book,...

Oct 22, 2009, 11:43 ET

Maurice Allen, Michael Goetz to Open London Office of Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray LLP announced that leading finance lawyers Maurice Allen and Michael Goetz will join the firm and spearhead the launch of...

May 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Continues Growth in Dynamic Markets With New Hong Kong Office

HONG KONG, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking its continued expansion into dynamic centers of commerce and finance, Ropes & Gray announces the...

May 16, 2002, 01:00 ET

Court Rules in Favor of Parents in Bilingual Education Lawsuit Against Boston Schools

BOSTON, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A Suffolk Superior Court judge has found that an agreement governing bilingual education in Boston public...

Jul 10, 2001, 01:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Partner Named Chair of ABA Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary

BOSTON, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Roscoe Trimmier, Jr., a partner in the law firm Ropes & Gray, has been selected to serve a one-year...

Jun 26, 2001, 01:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Lawyer Given Award for Pro Bono Work on Behalf of Asylum Seekers

BOSTON, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark C. Fleming, an associate in the Litigation Department at Ropes & Gray, has been honored as Pro Bono...

Jun 11, 2001, 01:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Challenges Decision on Census Data on Behalf of Oregon Legislators

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ropes & Gray today filed suit in federal court in Oregon to compel the U.S. Census Bureau to disclose...

Mar 13, 2001, 00:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Adds Partners Specializing in Intellectual Property & Technology Law

BOSTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ropes & Gray today announced that four new partners with backgrounds in intellectual property and technology...

Mar 13, 2001, 00:00 ET

Ropes & Gray Adds Two Partners in Washington, D.C. Office

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ropes & Gray today announced that Kathleen M. Delaney and James M. "Mit" Spears have joined the...

Jan 16, 2001, 00:00 ET

David Fisher, The Rope Warrior(TM) to Premiere "Hanging Chad" Jump Rope Trick During His Second Appearance at Presidential Inaugural Parade Festivities

CHICAGO, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "What Zorro is to the sword, what Indiana Jones is to the whip, Chicagoan David Fisher is to the jump rope"...

Mar 27, 1998, 00:00 ET

Six Countries Charged With 'Dumping' By U.S. Stainless Steel Round Wire Industry

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten U.S. manufacturers of stainless steel round wire today charged Canada, India, Japan, Korea, Spain and...

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