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Karl Heideck is a Skilled Litigator

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Karl Heideck is known for being detail oriented litigator. This is why he is a top level specialist. He has worked in a number of law firms. From January 2010 to August 2010, Karl Heideck worked as an associate. This was for Conrad O’Brien. He was representing the individual as well as corporate clients here in a number of complex commercial litigation. Basically, litigation refers to a legal proceeding in court that takes place between two parties. They may be either defending or ensuring the enforcing of a legal right. This way a litigator is required to represent the plaintiff in a civil case. Any litigator must have an undergraduate degree. Next, a litigator has to pass an Admission Test for Law School. Then, a preceding requirement is to acquire a Juris Doctor Degree. This will

Geoffrey Cone Believes New Zealand is a Home of Tax Transparency

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A recent media coverage painted New Zealand international trusts as an incredible airport thriller consisting of exotic lands, affluent people, and complicated financial transactions. However, Geoffrey Cone feels the coverage did not clearly bring out the picture of tax and tax laws in New Zealand. The OECD keeps a detailed list of tax havens but New Zealand never has, and there are slim chances that it will feature on it. Features of a tax haven • They enforce no or only the nominal taxes • Lack of accountability • Laws or procedures prevent dispensation of the information to other governments. Geoffrey believes that New Zealand does not subscribe to those grounds; hence, it is not a tax haven. In fact, New Zealand was among the first nations to be included on OECD’s white list

Law Firm Helps Whistleblower Get $17 Million SEC Award

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A whistleblower was recently awarded a $17 million payment by the SEC in exchange for his or her role in bringing the violations to light. The award is the second-largest ever, with the whistleblower being represented by Labaton Sucharow LLP, a law firm with a division limited exclusively to representing SEC whistleblowers. The firm, based in New York, is a leader in complex financial litigation and has extensive experience and expertise as a plaintiff’s firm. The firm is dedicated to fairness and transparency in the markets. Labaton Sucharow’s client gave the SEC crucial information that led to sanctions against the institution. The SEC Whistleblower Program encourages informants to come forward by offering 10 to 30 percent of the amount collected in the enforcement action as a reward

Joseph Thomas Successfully Wins Case for SEC Whistleblower Client

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Jordan A. Thomas, Chairman and SEC Whistleblower Lawyer of Labaton Sucharow prestigious law firm successfully won a SEC case for their whistleblower client, in June 2016. The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded approximately $17 million or more to the whistleblower represented by the law firm. The client was awarded 10 percent to 30 percent of the total sanctions enforced by SEC. The name of the whistleblower wasn’t disclosed to protect his or her identity. This is the second case to receive a large award from the SEC Whistleblower Program represented by Mr. Thomas.   The recent case was high profile and involved the whistleblower client exposing the wrongdoings of a known employer in the financial industry. The client submitted substantial and credible evidence against t