The Commodities and Futures Trading Commission issued a $90,000,000 penalty this week to BNP Paribas arising out of the ISDAFIX scandal, a global investigation launched by a GS2Law whistleblower.
The CFTC Order shows that over a 5–year period, between 2007 through 2012, BNP Paribas attempted to manipulate the ISDAFIX benchmark to benefit its own positions. The Order further identifies...Read More
Crystal City Entertainment, represented by Robert Garson of GS2Law, announced that the celebrated writer-directors of Big Bad Wolves Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado will write and direct vampire thriller entitled “We are all Monsters Here.” The article in Variety can be read here.
For assistance on film, television or other media projects, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org...Read More
One of the best aspects of being a litigator are the variegated fact patterns and stories we encounter that underpin the battle of rights. More fascinating can be how certain issues emerge and take primacy in a case. Regularly the press pick up on these and, while often overlooking the serious legal issues at stake, shine a light into the arena in which we fight.
The star of this case it seems...Read More
Julia Roberts shall be returning to the silver screen in Crystal City Entertainment’s adaptation of “The Bookseller.” Crystal City Entertainment was represented in the deal by Rob Garson of GS2Law. The article in Variety can be read here.
Rob Garson writes in the Observer here on an issue which touches on a great deal of that which we do here at GS2Law, namely establishing or protecting trademark rights.
In this particular instance an argument is brewing between team Kardashian and their soon-to-be sister-in-law Blac Chyna.
Robert questions whether multiple parties can claim exclusive rights to a name, especially where one...Read More
The Terry Bollea / Hulk Hogan v. Gawker trial is giving light to many important privacy and publicity issues, especially in reference to aging celebrities. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece
in the Observer gives his unique perspective on the spectacle in Florida. Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, Rob’s...Read More
The law often lags behind technological advancement as highlighted in Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer on whether the
privacy rights of children are being violated by having there pages posted on social media . Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, it provokes a conversation.
The battle between privacy and law enforcement has come to a head in recent days. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece was published in the Observer in which he states “While Apple may wish to elevate itself above the others in the telecoms industries and use the pretext of user privacy as its shield, this is a battle that is doomed to failure.” While this is not the opinion of the...Read More
In a first for GS2Law, the battle between Lehman Brothers Whisky and Barclays Capital has hit the front pages of the Wall Street Journal in the US and Europe.
Margot Patrick penned a magnificent article charting the rise of Lehman Brothers Whisky, much to the chagrin (and distinct lack of sense of humor) of Barclays Capital. The article cites the GSs2Law filings in TTAB in which Robert...Read More