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October 15-19, 2001

Mr. Duffy Speaks at the New York State Bar Association
International Law and Practice Section Meeting in Rio de Janeiro

The International Law and Practice Section determined to conduct its long scheduled meeting in Rio de Janeiro, despite the recent developments on September 11th.  Because some of the featured speakers were unable to attend the meeting, Mr. Duffy and other Section officers filled in where needed.  Mr. Duffy also presented his regularly scheduled program on Legal Ethics in Latin American Jurisdictions.  

September 11, 2001

The Firm Joins those who Mourn the Casualties of 9-11

The Firm, its members, and its staff join with all those who were shocked at the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001, and mourns the loss of so many innocent people that day. 

August 27, 2001

Bear Stearns Chooses the Firm to help open an Office in Monaco

Bear Stearns has decided to open an office in Monaco and has sought the Firm's assistance in dealing with the legal issues involved. Bear Stearns is a major US stock brokerage and investment banking firm. It is a member of the New York Stock Exchange and most other major exchanges around the world. 

August 2, 2001

Mr. Duffy attends Lex Mundi Annual Meeting in Chicago

James Duffy represented the Firm at the Lex Mundi Annual Meeting held in Chicago from August 2nd through the 5th. This was the best attended Lex Mundi meeting, and there were many excellent opportunities for networking and making new acquaintances within the Lex Mundi community.

July 3, 2001

Mr. Duffy Presides at the American Club
July Fourth Celebrations in the Principality of Monaco

Mr. Duffy, as President of the American Club of the Riviera, presided over the Club's July Fourth Dinner Dance celebrations of the American Fourth of July that were held at the Salon Bellevue of the Cafe de Paris in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  A number of senior officers of the United States Navy attended, as did a number of local dignitaries and political figures, including Prince Albert of Monaco who came for the cocktail portion of the evening. 

May 17, 2001

Mr. Duffy attends joint NYSBA-Barra Mexicana meeting in Ixtapa, Mexico

The Executive Committee of the International Law and Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association had a joint meeting with the Executive Board of the Barra Mexicana in Ixtapa, Mexico, from May 17th through May 20th. James Duffy attended in his capacity as Executive Vice Chair of the Section. The meeting explored how the two bar organizations might be able to work more closely together in the future.  

May 11, 2001

Mr. Duffy Represents the Firm at the Lex Mundi London Conference

James Duffy represented the Firm at the European Regional Conference of Lex Mundi that was held in London from May 11th through the 13th. About 250 Lex Mundi members attended the conference, and it was an outstanding networking opportunity as well as an opportunity to share views and experiences with Lex Mundi members from around the world. 

May 4, 2001

Peabody & Arnold Refer a New Matter for an Existing Firm Client

Old clients of the Firm, have sought the advice of Peabody & Arnold regarding their commercial real property holdings in Massachusetts.  P&A realized the implications of the clients' Monaco contacts, and have asked the Firm to assist with the creation of various wills and trusts the clients wish to form in Massachusetts and also in Monaco under Law 214 that permits the creation of a trust in Monaco under some circumstances. 

May 4, 2001

MedSave becomes a new international insurance client

The firm will be starting to do limited general counsel work for MedSave, an Israeli owned insurance service firm, based in Garden City, with a view towards expanding the scope of the representation to cover most of MedSave's legal needs. In addition to the United States, MedSave has operations in Madrid, London, Bahrain, and elsewhere. 

May 4, 2001

All Nations Forwarding Has Cannes Film Festival Problems

All Nations Forwarding Co., Inc., has retained the Firm by to assist it resolve problems it has with restraining notices that have been served on the handlers of all goods All Nations is trying to ship to the Cannes Film Festival on behalf of its film industry clients.  The restraining notices arose out of a default judgment issued against All Nations by the Commercial Court of Paris. 

April 2, 2001

James P. Duffy, III, Re-elected to the Board
of Governors of the British American
Benevolent  Association, Monte-Carlo, Monaco

At the Annual Meeting of the British American Benevolent Association, a philanthropic organization based in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, to aid indigent Americans and British on the Cote d'Azur, James P. Duffy, III, was re-elected to its Board of Governors.   Mr. Duffy was also elected to the Finance Committee of the Board and appointed a legal advisor to the Association.  The Association provides  grants to the various British and American benevolent aid associations on the Cote d'Azur. 

April 2, 2001

James P. Duffy, III, Re-elected President of the
American Benevolent Aid Association, Nice, France

At the Annual Meeting of the American Benevolent Aid Association, a philanthropic organization based in Nice, France, to aid indigent Americans on the Cote d'Azur, James P. Duffy, III, was re-elected President.   The Association provides support either in form of grants or loans to assist indigent Americans with housing costs, repatriation to the United States, or other emergency needs that can not be met from other sources.  

January 24, 2001

James P. Duffy, III, Elected Executive Vice Chair
of the International Law and Practice Section at the
Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association

James P. Duffy, III, was elected Executive Vice Chair of the International Law and Practice Section at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Bar Association.   Normally, this means he will become Chair of the Section in 2003. 

January 20, 2001

James P. Duffy, III, Re-elected
President of The American Club of the Riviera

James P. Duffy, III, along with the entire slate of officers and governors proposed by the nominating committee was unanimously re-elected president of The American Club of the Riviera at a luncheon meeting held at the Chateau des Ollieiers in Nice.   Among the members and guests present were US Consul Martha Melzow from the Consulate in Marseilles, France, and her husband and the Deputy Mayor of Nice.   


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