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McV News Archive

  • May 24, 2016
  • May 3, 2016

    Patricia George-Iguina elected Capital Member; Carmen Alfonso-Rodríguez and Isabel Torres-Sastre elected Income Members. These promotions become effective June 1, 2016.

  • May 3, 2016
  • April 28, 2016
  • April 13, 2016
  • April 7, 2016

    McV announces the establishment of the McConnell Valdés/Antonio Escudero Viera Scholarship Program to mark the Firm's 70th Anniversary

     

  • April 6, 2016

    Proudly celebrating our 70th Anniversary

  • March 1, 2016

    McV is proud to share with you McV in the Community, a publication highlighting some of the accomplishments of our social responsibility initiatives during 2015.

  • February 18, 2016

    The Court of First Instance, San Juan Part, issued a judgment dismissing with prejudice a complaint for discrimination based on race and national origin filed against one of our retail clients based on its policy not to offer shipping of online purchases to postal addresses in Puerto Rico or for pickup at its Puerto Rico stores.

  • McConnell Valdés mourns the loss of Rudy Torruella, who passed away on February 7, 2016.
    February 10, 2016

    McConnell Valdés mourns the loss of Rudy Torruella, who passed away on February 7, 2016.

  • December 3, 2015
  • Intellectual Property News, October 26, 2015

    Dora Peñagarícano invited by Puerto Rico’s Department of State as speaker in the “Intellectual Property and Trademark Protection in Social Media” workshop.

  • September 28, 2015

    A group of representatives from Puerto Rico’s private and public sectors, including McV's Francisco J. Pavía, met last week with Spanish businesses to present Puerto Rico as an investment opportunity.

  • Three McV attorneys teach review courses for the Federal Bar exam
    September 23, 2015

    Three McV attorneys teach review courses for the Federal Bar exam

  • PREPA seeks Private Partners
    September 14, 2015

    PREPA seeks Private Partners

  • September 14, 2015

    Giving back is part of what we do at McV

  • 17 McV Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico© 2016
    September 11, 2015

    17 McV Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico© 2016

  • Puerto Rico's Fiscal and Economic Growth Plan Published
    September 9, 2015

    Puerto Rico's Fiscal and Economic Growth Plan Published

  • First Circuit decides that recipes are not subject to copyright protection
    August 26, 2015

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit confirms the District Court’s dismissal on all grounds of a Complaint filed alleging copyright infringement of a recipe and fraudulent registration of a trademark.

  • Pro Bono Program Recognizes Work of its Attorneys
    August 20, 2015

    Pro Bono Program recognizes work of its attorneys at luncheon featuring the Honorable David Bernier Rivera, Secretary of State for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as guest speaker.

  • Important Ruling Concerning Right to Jury Trial in Civil Cases before Puerto Rico Courts
    August 18, 2015

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit issues a per curiam opinion holding that Puerto Rico is “not constitutionally required to provide a jury trial in civil cases.”

  • Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense Team in the News: NotiUno
    August 13, 2015

    NotiUno's Enrique "Kike" Cuz interviews Arturo J. García, María Domínguez, and Juan A. Marqués in his program "Análisis 630" on August 12th, 2015.

  • Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense Team in the News: Caribbean Business
    August 13, 2015

    The Caribbean Business interviews the Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense Team on its August 13th , 2015 issue.

  • Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense Team in the News: El Nuevo Día
    August 13, 2015

    El Nuevo Día interviews the Government Enforcement & White Collar Defense Team on its August 12th, 2015 issue.

  • Labor & Employment Law Roundtable Discussion held today at McV
    July 30, 2015

    Alfredo Hopgood-Jovet and Sonia Montes, President of the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-PR), present recommendations for changes to labor laws in Puerto Rico.

  • U.S Court of Appeals Clarifies Application of the Puerto Rico Dealers’ Act Statute of Limitations
    July 22, 2015

    U.S Court of Appeals Clarifies Application of the Puerto Rico Dealers’ Act Statute of Limitations

  • Dora Peñagarícano discusses impact of DACO’s new Advertising Regulations
    July 21, 2015

    Dora Peñagarícano discusses impact of DACO’s new Advertising Regulations with advertising executives and pharmacy owners.

  • McV Labor Attorneys Speakers in Upcoming SHRM Annual Conference
    July 9, 2015

    Labor & Employment Law attorneys Anita Montaner-Sevillano and Reinaldo Figueroa-Matos will participate as speakers during the 42nd  Society for Human Resource Management, Puerto Rico Chapter’s Annual Conference. 

  • McV serves as local counsel in Sears Holdings Corporation’s $2.7 billion transaction
    July 8, 2015

    McV serves as local counsel in Sears Holdings Corporation’s transaction with Seritage Growth Properties

  • María Domínguez Joins McV
    July 6, 2015

    María Domínguez, Former First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Juan joins McV as Litigation Counsel

  • Twenty-six McV Attorneys Recognized in Chambers & Partners Latin America Guide
    June 22, 2015

    Twenty-six McV Attorneys Recognized in Chambers & Partners 2016 Latin America Guide; Firm Short Listed as Law Firm of the Year.

  • June 19, 2015

    Arturo J. García-Solá to  lead Lex Mundi's New Managing Partners’ Workshop in New York.

  • June 18, 2015

    Attorneys Antonio Escudero Viera and Lillian Toro Mojica will be the featured speakers on June 29, 2015 before a group of nonprofit organizations that receive grants from the Fundación Angel Ramos—one of Puerto Rico’s largest grant-making private foundations.

  • June 2, 2015

    Jorge Ruiz-Montilla appointed to the Board of Directors of the Ricky Martin Foundation.

  • May 19, 2015

    McConnell Valdés sponsors the Puerto Rico Investment Summit – LATAM Edition; Francisco J. Pavía  featured as one of the main speakers on the Federal Visas for investors.

  • Nine McV Attorneys Promoted
    May 11, 2015

    Nine McV Attorneys Promoted

  • McV serves as local counsel in Liberty Global’s acquisition of Choice Cable TV
    December 10, 2014

    McConnell Valdés serves as local counsel in Liberty Global’s $272.5 million acquisition of the Island’s second-largest cable operator, Choice Cable TV.

  • Retailers Ordered to Pay Damages to TOUS in Counterfeit Suit
    December 8, 2014

    U.S. Federal Court issues judgment against 37 defendants ordering them to pay $25,000.00 each to Spanish jeweler TOUS.

  • December 1, 2014

    Isis Carballo-Irigoyen, Co-Chair of the Tax Practice Group to participate as panelist at the 2nd Annual Women of ALPFA Dinner.

  • New Tax Attorneys
    November 18, 2014

    Carlos J. Villafañe and Mariana Contreras join the Tax Practice Group.

  • McConnell Valdés launches Tax Litigation Practice Team
    November 5, 2014

    McConnell Valdés launched today a Tax Litigation Practice Team, setting the Firm apart from other law firm tax groups in Puerto Rico.

  • October 23, 2014

    Groundbreaking for Puerto Rico’s fourth Hyatt branded select service hotel announced.

  • McV Attorneys Recognized in Chambers Global Guide
    October 21, 2014

    Nine McV attorneys recognized as Leaders in their Field in the 2015 edition of Chambers Global.

  • Puerto Rico Supreme Court dismisses 93 penalties against Toys "R" Us.
    October 17, 2014

    Puerto Rico Supreme Court dismisses 93 penalties against Toys "R" Us.

  • October 14, 2014

    Carlos Fernández-Lugo to participate in the upcoming Puerto Rico Power Fair

  • October 8, 2014

    McConnell Valdés Consulting, PRISA Group  and Hyatt Hotels Corporation announce the opening of Hyatt House San Juan.

  • Alfredo Hopgood-Jovet Keynote Speaker at SHRM's 2014 Conferece
    October 2, 2014

    Alfredo Hopgood-Jovet Keynote Speaker at SHRM's 2014 Conference

  • September 25, 2014

    Attorney Dora Peñagarícano  invited as guest speaker in important Intellectual Property seminars this October.

     

  • New Capital Members elected
    September 25, 2014

    Isis Carballo-Irigoyen and Yamary González elected Capital Members of the Firm.

  • August 7, 2014

    Managing Director Arturo J. García-Solá designates Francisco J. Pavía as Vice-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group and Sila M. González-Calderón as Co-Leader of
    Government Affairs.

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