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Ryan Reynolds Receives “Hasty Pudding Award” For The Year 2017

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Society, a theatricals wing of the Harvard University, has since 1967 been giving the prestigious award in the field of theatricals, “Hasty Pudding Man of The Year” Award. The theatrical society honors the winner of the award by hosting various events that have elements of the winner, and the venue of the event chosen is Farkas Hall, named for Andrew Farkas, CEO of Island Capital Group and a Harvard alum. The award is given after through consultation among the members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Society as to which of the artists has made long-lasting and remarkable contributions in the field of entertainment.

Debevoise & Plimpton Goes Pro Bono For Big Apple Circus

The Big Apple Circus is a nonprofit organization providing shows for kids and their families. They reach out to children who need an escape from lives that may be difficult, and they perform out of the goodness of their hearts. They have done their work for quite a long time, but they are in the… Read More »

Settling Corporate Crime Cases

Two decades ago, the Department of Justice sought for and delivered guilty pleas when it came to corporate crime but that was then. New expectations have changed and instead of guilty pleas, cases are settled with what are called non-prosecution agreements (NPA) and corporate deferred prosecution agreements (DPA). The neither “admit nor deny” types of… Read More »

Three Things You May Not Know About Startups

Another major reason for the 90% of failures is that there is no need for the product or service. The idea may be fantastic but if the market has no need for it, no one will purchase it!

Investing to Create High Wage Jobs

The good news is that there are companies that are willing to invest in small businesses and startups so that the business owners can succeed and more jobs can be created.

White Collar Law Requires Quite A Bit Of Research

White collar lawyers such as Sean Hecker are completely their own investigations every day, and it is these investigations that uncover the real issues behind every case. A case involving white collar crime must be investigated on behalf of the plaintiff, the defendant and possibly a company that is caught in the middle. This article… Read More »

Top DC Area Property Development Firms

Washington DC is in a redevelopment stage. Real estate developers like FLH Company (https://www.linkedin.com/company/franklin-haney-company) are extra busy building sustainable and green technology structures.

Annual Dart Sponsored Gala in its Fifth Year

It’s no surprise that the Dart Foundation, where Ken Dart (learn more) sits on the board of directors, makes a difference in communities all over the nation. Though the Dart family likes to give back to their home community in Michigan, with over $14.4 million dollars in grants to organizations in mid-Michigan alone, the Dart Foundation also makes huge impacts in faraway communities. Sarasota, Florida cites the Dart Foundation as responsible for improvement in several different organizations.

Youth Training 101

In this nation, youth sports have actually truly taken off over the past twenty years or so. More children are playing more sports, on more fields, all over this country; and thousands of males and females are being hired to lead these efforts. So … why do we do it? Why should we volunteer our… Read More »