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Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C., has announced the opening of its 13th U.S. office in Salt Lake City, Utah. Scopelitis partner and international transportation attorney Nathaniel Saylor will launch the Firm’s Utah presence.

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By Basil Bielich, director in Peregrine Corporate Services Limited 

It was during my visit to Washington to attend the annual TAG Alliance conference that I started to think about the reasons people move from their country of birth to find a better life. It was the week prior to the United States Presidential election - one of the candidates campaigned to “Make America Great Again”; the other was campaigning for America to be “Stronger Together”. The local lawyers and accountants that I spoke to seemed to be unsure how they had been left with the choice between two uninspiring candidates. 

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These notes were written on Monday 12th December, and all the information is accurate at that date: where quoted, stock market figures are as at 30th November.

2016 is a year that has seen some remarkable developments, but surely on 12th December we are now safe to look back over the year: nothing else can happen in the last two weeks of the year. Can it…?

Looking Back

In the hope that it can’t, let’s take a look back at 2016, starting in the UK with some chap named Cameron (if the name rings a bell it may be because his wife has just launched a fashion label…).

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David J. Osiecki, former executive vice president and chief of national advocacy for the American Trucking Associations, has been appointed to head the new transportation consulting firm Scopelitis Transportation Consulting.

The consulting company was created by Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, PC, a full-service national transportation law firm based in Indianapolis. As a wholly owned subsidiary, STC will focus on providing advisory services and implementation programs to companies in the transportation industry.

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Volaw Group’s Managing Director, Robert Christensen, has announced his retirement from the end of 2016 and the appointment of his successor, who will take up post from 1 January 2017. Following a rigorous recruitment process Volaw’s board has selected Mark Hucker to be Volaw’s next Managing Director, subject to approval by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.

Read more: Volaw Group Appoints Its Next Managing Director