Month: October 2015

HACKED: 5 Things to Know About New DoD Cybersecurity Regulations

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10/16/2015Lowenstein, Neil S.

In 2007, a preeminent American defense contractor first reported cyber attacks emanating from China. Four years later, upon a visit by then Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, the Chinese Air Force revealed a fighter jet unnervingly similar to the one manufactured by the hacked American contractor. More recently, the FBI reported in July 2015 that… Read more »

Successful Outcome for Another in a Series of Securities

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10/15/2015Cosby, James C.

Vandeventer Black secured another successful outcome in a series of securities cases defended by the firm.  Jim Cosby and Sean Golden of the firm’s Richmond, Virginia office defended an investment firm against claims arising out of the sale of tenant-in-common interests (“tics”), which are alternative investments developed for private clients completing certain types of 1031… Read more »

Jennifer Eaton Joins Norfolk’s Vandeventer Black LLP Office

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10/13/2015Eaton, Jennifer L.

Norfolk, VA. (October 13, 2015) – Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jennifer L. Eaton to the firm’s Business Department. She will be based in Norfolk, VA where the law offices are headquartered. Eaton’s practice is primarily focused on general corporate and transactional matters. She represents clients with needs including general business… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Litigators Win Dismissal of Fraud Claim Levied Against Insurer

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10/07/2015Paul, Dustin M.

Vandeventer Black attorneys Ellen F. Bergren and Dustin M. Paul prevailed on a demurrer for a wholly-owned subsidiary of a Fortune 100 insurance company and successfully ended the litigation against the insurer.  Essentially, the insurance company was accused of fraud stemming from its alleged failure to execute a beneficiary change to a $500,000 life insurance… Read more »

Punching Out…

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10/02/2015Walker, James W.

Authored by James W. Walker In most types of civil litigation, the rules are clear on when the clock starts and stops to mark the time period within which litigation most be instituted or be forever barred by the statute of limitation.  However, in many states, the rules can get murky when the potential claim involves… Read more »