Annual Tax, Legal & Accounting Update

The following video is from the January 2011 Technology Executives Roundtable panel featuring panelists Wayne Reid, Frazier & Deeter, LLC; Seth McDaniel, Frazier & Deeter, LLC; Jason D’Cruz, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP; Scott Allen, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and moderated by David Calhoun of Morris, Manning & Martin.


Special thanks the Technology Executive Roundtable and Arketi Group for sharing this video.

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Chainalytics Acquires Chainnovations

Acquisition Propels Expansion into Service Supply Chain Solutions

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chainalytics LLC, a leading supply chain research, analytics, and consulting firm focused on enabling fact-based supply chain decisions, announced today its acquisition of Chainnovations, a supply chain management consultancy. Chainnovations’ team will lead a new practice area dedicated to service supply chains and logistics operations. Chainnovations’ founder and managing partner, Irv Grossman, will lead the practice as Vice President.

The Chainnovations team brings deep expertise and thought leadership in the area of service supply chains, encompassing reverse logistics, after-sales service, and service-centric networks. Chainnovations’ proven track record in improving logistics operations spans a

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Digital Assent Secures $7.5 Million Series B Funding

Digital Assent, provider of the award-winning PatientPad® self-service patient check-in and patient education solution, has received $7.5 million in a Series B funding round. The lead investors were Sanan Private Equity, the BIP Opportunities Fund and Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP). Imlay Investments and BLH Venture Partners, who led the Series A funding earlier this year, also contributed. Legal counsel to the company was provided by Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. Read more.

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5 Myths About Executive Job Search


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Jim Montembeau
Managing Partner – Anteo Executive Search

As the Managing Partner of AES, Jim Montembeau specializes in information technology, energy/smart grid, engineering, and related disciplines. His deep understanding in these areas provide him with the ability to extract pertinent, empirical client and candidate information regarding all facets of searches.

Mr. Montembeau’s credentials and passion for sharing his industry

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MMM Recognized for Excellence by Legal 500 2011

Morris, Manning & Martin Recognized

for Excellence by Legal 500 US 2011

Several Practice Groups and

Attorneys Earn Praise from Legal Referral Publication


Atlanta, GA (June 6, 2011) – The Legal 500 US 2011 has recognized more than a dozen Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP attorneys, as well as several of the Firm’s practice areas. The well-respected Legal 500 guides provide research and rankings of law firms around the globe. It has recommended Morris, Manning & Martin in the following categories:

  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Middle-Market
  • Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
  • Real Estate
  • Domestic Tax – East Coast

The Legal 500 rankings praise

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New Georgia Restrictive Covenants Act Signed into Law

The new GA Restrictive Covenants Act was signed into law on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. MMM Employment Partner, Jason D’Cruz, discusses the key changes to the law and what it means for you.

This information is presented for educational purposes and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Opinions expressed are those of the author and not of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP; see disclaimer at Contact Jason D’Cruz for more information at

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SEC Issues First Fine Over Client Privacy Breach

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued its first-ever fine for failing to properly protect customer data. The charges involve former president Fredrick O. Kraus and former national sales manager David C. Levine of  GunnAllen Financial. The SEC press release said that both parties “violated  customer privacy rules by improperly transferring customer records to another firm.” This is the first case in which people were charged soley with violating Regulation S-P, also known as the Safeguard Rule.

More information can be found here.

Melanie S. Touchstone

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