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Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC (STC) announces the expansion of its services to include Air Cargo Security Consulting, Compliance and Training. STC President and CEO Dave Osiecki is teaming up with Senior Consultant Doug Brittin of Brittin Aviation Services on this expansion. 

STC is a business consulting venture launched by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary transportation law firm in the fall of 2016.

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This newsletter is an overview of noteworthy developments or trends affecting transportation in Congress or the state legislatures so far in 2017.

Trends covered in this newsletter:

  • National Carrier Hiring Standard
  • Regulatory Reform
  • Class Action Reform
  • 2018 Presidential Budget
  • States Seek Infrastructure Funding
  • Lowering Roadblocks to Platooning

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Volaw has been shortlisted for Independent Trust Company of the Year at the prestigious Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2017.

The Magic Circle Awards honour the top advisors and managers in the private wealth industry across the major international finance centres. A respected panel of experts choose the winners on the basis of excellence in achievement, innovation, expertise and client service. The awards ceremony will be held in London on 10 May and will be attended by many leading figures within the finance industry.

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Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">James McKenna

As a modern Finance Centre the Isle of Man provides a wide variety of legal structures for businesses & individuals, including 1931 & 2006 Act Companies, Foundations, Trusts & Limited Partnerships.

Historically 1931 Companies were the only option for those looking to incorporate their business, but more recently clients have opted for the flexibility that 2006 Act Companies can offer, and for some clients looking to incorporate whilst simplifying regulation, an Isle of Man Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) can be a viable alternative.

Originally popular in the USA and offering many advantages for small businesses over sole traders or 1931 Act Companies, the LLC was established on the Isle of Man in 1996 as a hybrid structure bringing in attributes of both a Company and a Partnership.

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The Citywealth Powerwomen Awards 2017 were announced at an awards dinner event hosted by Mark Durden-Smith at the Rosewood Hotel in the City of London on Wednesday 8 February 2017. The awards recognise individuals and companies who maximise the potential of women in the finance industry.

Karen Grieve, an Associate Director within Volaw’s Wealth Structuring Group, won a Bronze award in the Business Growth (Professional Services) category, reflecting a very successful year for Karen, who also featured on the Citywealth Leaders List for the fourth year running.

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