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Griffith Guides Women Business Leaders through a Legal Checkup
Women leaders who are growing their businesses heard a wealth of recommendations from Gwen Griffith and other experts at an October 28 seminar sponsored by Tonkon Torp, Key Bank and Geffen Mesher. Growing a Company that is Healthy, Wealthy and Wise…
Tonkon Torp’s Corporate Finance Specialists Host Seminar for M&A Brokers
Tonkon Torp’s Financial Services and Investment Management practice group hosted a seminar on October 30 to explain new rules that help keep M&A brokers out of trouble and out of having to register as a broker-dealer. The seminar was led by Tom…
Palmer Moderates Panel on Board Oversight of Expansion into Asia
Tom Palmer moderated a recent roundtable discussion on the particular challenges of board oversight of companies hoping to penetrate Asian markets. The event was presented by the Northwest chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors…
Griffith Reviews Recent Federal Tax Cases and Rulings at Northwest CPA Conference
On November 3, Gwendolyn Griffith, chair of Tonkon Torp’s Taxation practice group, made a presentation on recent cases and rulings in federal taxation for the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants at its annual Northwest Federal Tax…
Tonkon Torp Sponsors Semi-Annual Portland Startup Weekend
Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group was a sponsor at Portland Startup Weekend, November 14 to 16. Jeff Woodcox organized the sponsorship and participated in the event along with Claire Brown.
Tonkon Torp’s Third Website Law Program Offers Advice about Buying or Selling a Website
On November 5, Tonkon Torp’s Intellectual Property practice group held the final program in a three-part series offered to start-up companies developing or maintaining websites. The event, held at Tonkon’s downtown Portland office, featured attorneys…
Griffith Speaks to Oregon Tax Practitioners about "Undoing" and "Unwinding" in Federal Tax Law
Tonkon Torp tax attorney, Gwendolyn Griffith, spoke at the October 31st IRS/Practitioners Forum held at the Oregon Convention Center. Griffith's presentation explored the options for tax practitioners when clients' tax actions do not match what the…
Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is…
Jan Neuman Presents at Annual Oregon Water Law Conference
Jan Neuman was a presenter at the Seminar Group's 23rd Annual Oregon Water Law Conference, on November 7. Jan co-presented on the subject of climate change, the sustainability of our water supplies, and the challenge of meeting future water needs.
Tonkon Torp Sponsors 2014 YRJ Gala
On November 8, Tonkon Torp was a presenting sponsor and table ambassador at the sixth annual wine and chocolate extravaganza held by Youth, Rights & Justice (YRJ). Gwen Griffith, YRJ Board President, organized Tonkon's sponsorship and attendance at…
Wilker Explores Legal Issues Related to the Internet of Things and Drones
Steven Wilker recently spoke at an Oregon State Bar continuing legal education seminar focused on legal ramifications of the technology behind the "Internet of Things and Drones." The "Internet of Things" refers to the development of everyday objects…
Michael Millender Explains Nexus for Tax Professionals
Business lawyer Michael Millender was a presenter at a National Business Institute continuing legal education seminar held October 28-29. The two-day seminar, Multi-State Business Tax for Pacific Northwest Practitioners, provided attendees with a…
Entrepreneurial Services Group Hosts Solar Oregon Event
On October 29, Tonkon Torp's Entrepreneurial Services practice group hosted Solar Oregon for their annual fundraiser and social event. Jeff Woodcox, Claire Brown, and Emily Katz attended the event, which was also sponsored by the ESG group.