August 17 Six Allen, Pinnix & Nichols Directors Named Best Lawyers
Allen, Pinnix & Nichols, P.A. is pleased to announce that directors Noel Allen (Administrative Law and Antitrust Law); Jack Nichols and Anna Choi (Administrative Law); Cathleen Plaut (Employment Law); and Jack Pinnix and Lynn Calder (Immigration Law) have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers is the world's oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession.
August 6 Director Noel Allen Presents on Prospective Changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act
Allen, Pinnix & Nichols Director Noel Allen presented an update on forthcoming changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Eastern and Western Regional Meetings. The Uniform Accountancy Act provides model laws and rules to state boards of accountancy; it is periodically updated to account for developments in the profession and applicable standards. Forthcoming changes may focus on inactive and retired licensee services, licensure for international candidates, and changes to continuing education requirements.
July 30 Director Noel Allen Presents an Update on Occupational Licensing Case Law
Allen, Pinnix & Nichols Director Noel Allen presented an update on recent developments in occupational licensing to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Eastern and Western Regional Meetings. The update focused on the impact of the Supreme Court decision in N.C. State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, as well as recent court cases impacting enforcement and licensure of certified public accountants.
June 26 Director Catherine Lee Elected to the North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors
Allen, Pinnix & Nichols Director Catherine Lee has been elected for a three year term to the North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors, beginning in 2015. This body serves as the leadership to the North Carolina Bar Association, and its members also serve on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation. Catherine previously served as the Secretary of the Young Lawyers Division of the Association in 2014.
June 25 West Thomson Reuters Publishes the 2015 Update of World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies – Law with Commentary
Allen, Pinnix & Nichols, P.A.’s most recent volume of U.S. law and commentaries has been published by West Thomson Reuters. The 2015 Update of World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies contains developments from the past year regarding U.S. patent and trademark law. In particular, the volume focuses on laws, regulations, and cases that will have significant international impacts.
June 11 LexisNexis Issues New Update of North Carolina Unfair Business Practices
LexisNexis has released the 11th update of Director Noel Allen’s treatise North Carolina Unfair Business Practice, Third Edition. Sixteen chapters of the book were substantively updated. This most recent release includes over 70 new court cases and several new sections, including discussions of motions to amend; piercing the corporate veil; personal jurisdiction and the internet; and vehicle repossession cases.
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