Charity in Los Angeles

The most heard-about residents in Los Angeles, CA are usually the ones in the entertainment industry. Actors and singers are usually the ones who represent L.A. to the world. However, the L.A. residents that should also take the spotlight are the charitable ones and the causes that they support. L.A. residents donate more than $5… Read More »

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 »

A memorable gift to an alma mater

“Harvard gave me a canvas on which to reinvent myself. I loved every second of it.” These are the words of Andrew Farkas who speaks fondly of his experience in Harvard. Andrew spent most of his memorable times with the Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Club. To show his admiration and love for the old club and… 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!