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On May 17, 2016, Nathan Crystal, at the SC Bar Conference Center, will deliver a continuing legal education program for the South Carolina Bar on the occasion of the publication of his 2016 edition of the Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct.

Nathan Crystal speaking at the program “Affiliation agreements between law firms: across the borders” – April 15, 2016 at 9.00 am in NYC (ABA SIL Spring Meeting – Grand Hyatt Hotel) See

PUBLISHED: Nathan M. Crystal & Francesca Giannoni-Crystal, Using Occam’s Razor to Solve International Attorney-Client Privilege Choice of Law Issues: An Old Solution to a New Problem, 41 N.C. J. Int’l L. 276 (2016), 41 N.C. J. Int’l L. 276 (2016),–using-occams-razor-to-solve-international-attorneyclient-privilege-choice-of-law-issues-an-old-solution-to-a-new-problem/

The Internet-of-Things (#IoT) (or Internet of Everything) – privacy and data protection issues in the EU and the US” (Francesca Giannoni-Crystal & Allyson Haynes Stuart) in ABA’s publication Information Law Journal (Spring 2016 issue (volume 7 issue 2))

CGC is pleased to announce that Allyson Haynes Stuart ( privacy, data security, and e-discovery issues ) is now Of-Counsel to the firm.

Nathan Crystal has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2016 Edition of the Best Lawyers of America in the area of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

Francesca Giannoni-Crystal has been recently appointed to the NYSBA’s Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct (COSAC)

Nathan Crystal will be teaching Professional Responsibility at N.Y.U. Law School starting August 27, 2015

In July 1015 Nathan Crystal has been reappointed as chairman of the International Committee of the South Carolina Bar for 2015/2016.

In May 2015 SC Bar House of Delegates has approved the Committee’s recommendations for limited admission to practice of foreign lawyers.

Francesca Giannoni-Crystal’s speaker material for program Martial Arts Ethics: Offensive and Defensive Techniques (ABA SIL 2015 Spring Meeting) available here

On January 22, 2015, Francesca Giannoni-Crystal spoke of international privileges at the SC Bar Convention 2015, program “Issues in International Litigation” organized by International Committee of the SC BarRead more. Material

PUBLISHED Something’s got to give: breve comparazione tra l’approccio americano ed europeo al cloud computing, soluzioni pratiche, Cultura e Diritti, no.4/2014, October- December 2014, p. 27 (see here)

On November 17, 2014, in Vancouver at ABA SIL’s 2014 North America Forum Nathan Crystal spoke on “Cross Border Ethics in the Digital Age“. Material available from his presentation

published “Something’s got to give” – Cloud Computing, as applied to lawyers – comparative approach US and EU and practical proposals to overcome differences, Opinio Juris in Comparatione, Vol. I, n. 1, 2014 (read here)

Nathan Crystal was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the fields of Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law.

Nathan Crystal has been appointed on the NY City Bar Ethics Advisory Committee.

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