August 15 Noel Allen Recognized by Best Lawyers in America
Allen & Pinnix attorney Noel Allen has been recognized as a 2018 Best Lawyer in America for administrative/regulatory law and antitrust law. Noel was also selected as the 2018 Raleigh Administrative/Regulatory Law Best Lawyer in America "Lawyer of the Year." Only one lawyer in each community is recognized with this honor each year.
July 5 Noel Allen and Nathan Standley Present on Accountancy Board Regulation and Antitrust Compliance
Allen & Pinnix attorneys Noel Allen and Nathan Standley presented to attendees of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy eastern and western regional meetings, on the subjects of board of accountancy legal developments and antitrust legal compliance obligations.
June 21 Nathan Standley Presents at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s Discipline Case Management Conference
Allen & Pinnix attorney Nathan Standley gave a presentation titled Antitrust and Regulatory Boards: Where Do We Go from Here? at the annual National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s Discipline Case Management Conference. His talk included a high-level overview of the legislation and litigation that has resulted from the Supreme Court’s opinion in the North Carolina Dental Board v. Federal Trade Commission case, as well as an overview of how state boards can manage antitrust risk going forward.
May 31 Allen & Pinnix Attorneys Contribute to the 2017 Volume of Competition Law in Western Europe and the USA
Allen & Pinnix attorneys Noel Allen, Nathan Standley, and Brenner Allen* authored the 2017 USA volume of Wolters Kluwer’s Competition Law in Western Europe and the USA. The volume included a discussion of recent developments in enforcement of the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, and Federal Trade Commission Act, as well as other US federal and state antitrust protections, and the impact of international antitrust regulations on US businesses.
May 30 Brenner Allen* Presents on US Responses to the New European Union Data Protection Regulation
During the annual North America meeting of the International Business Law Consortium, Allen & Pinnix attorney Brenner Allen* presented on US law firms’ and businesses’ responses to the forthcoming European Union Data Protection Regulation. Her presentation included an overview of the EU/US Privacy Shield Program and the steps that US businesses may take to comply with the EU Regulation.
May 23 Nathan Standley Leads a Breakout Session for North Carolina Licensing Board Attorneys
Allen & Pinnix attorney Nathan Standley lead a group discussion among North Carolina licensing board attorneys at the third annual North Carolina Occupational Licensing Agencies Best Practices Seminar. Nathan Standley focuses on administrative, antitrust, and corporate law; more information on his practice is available on our website.
May 22 Noel Allen Presents on Preventing Bias Among Licensing Board Members
Allen & Pinnix attorney Noel Allen presented to the third annual North Carolina Occupational Licensing Agencies Best Practices Seminar on Guarding Against Bias and “Dueling” Fiduciary Duties for Board Members. His presentation included defining what constitutes bias, and enumerating best practices for avoiding bias and the appearance of bias.
May 18 Announcing the 2017 Edition of World Intellectual Property Rights
Allen & Pinnix attorneys recently completed a United State law update to the Thomson Reuters volume, World Intellectual Property Rights. This publication features copyright, patent, and trademark law developments from around the world. Noel Allen, Brenner Allen,* and Nathan Standley are the publication’s U.S. editors.
May 9 Jack Pinnix Authors Article on the Future of H-1B Visas
Allen & Pinnix immigration attorney Jack Pinnix, a North Carolina Board Certified Immigration Specialist and a past President and current Board member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, authored an editorial in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly regarding possible developments for the H-1B visa program. More information on current immigration law developments is available on our website.
April 28 Announcing the 2017 Edition of Comparative Law of Monopolies
Allen & Pinnix attorneys recently completed an update to the United States Comparative Law of Monopolies volume. This Wolters Kluwer publication features antitrust regulatory and case law developments from around the world; Noel Allen is the publication’s U.S. editor.
April 13 Allen & Pinnix, P.A. is Celebrating its 40th Anniversary
At noted in several recent news stories, 2017 is Allen & Pinnix’s 40th anniversary as a North Carolina law firm. The firm began in 1977, and founding partners Noel Allen and Jack Pinnix continue to practice trade, regulatory, administrative, and immigration law with the firm. More details on Noel Allen’s work can be found on our website, and Jack Pinnix’s practice is described here.
* Brenner is licensed only in Maine, Washington State, and Washington, D.C.
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