Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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Daily headlines about cyber crime are the norm and occasionally we learn that arrests are made, but did you ever wonder if those cyber criminals ever were convicted? Or went to jail? Historically the conventional wisdom from the FBI, Interpol, and police agencies around the world used to be that only about 10% of IT (Information Technology) crimes were ever reported. Of course the primary reason to keep IT crime a secret was that if a major IT company admitted they were robbed it would likely lead to a lack of public confidence.
But today revelations about cyber crime are common every day on Internet reports, and as a result public awareness about cyber crime is the norm. Clearly most companies cannot hide these cyber crimes from the public.
In 2013 many cyber criminals were sentenced in the US because of hacking into POS (Point of Sale) systems, hacking “corporate, university and government computer networks,” copyright infringement of movies, and a myriad of other crimes.
To learn more about 2013 cyber criminal jail sentences please read my eCommerce Times column “Internet Crimes Led to Long Jail Sentences in 2013.”
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