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Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    CLEANING UP CLEANING SERVICE'S DISCRIMINATION

    CLEANING UP CLEANING SERVICE'S DISCRIMINATION
    Executive Management Services to Pay $12,500 to Settle EEOC Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Cleaning Services Provider Refused to Hire Qualified Male for Janitor Job Because of His Gender, Federal Agency Charged Executive Management…
  • Mar 27

    300 MORE BED-STUY UNITS

    300 MORE BED-STUY UNITS
    Almost 300 New Residential Units to be Added in Bedford-Stuyvesant Diagram of 376-378 Flushing Avenue. Image Credit: DCP Planning Commission approves two new residential buildings in northeast Brooklyn with up to 88 affordable…
  • Mar 27

    LET'S PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT

    LET'S PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
    Americans Tilt Toward Protecting Environment, Alternative Fuels by Frank Newport Story Highlights 59% say protecting environment is more important than traditional energy Over seven in 10 favor development of…
Rank this Week: 8

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 42

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Mar 27

    John Gallo: Two Regulatory Sanction

    John Gallo: Two Regulatory Sanction
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that New York-based Newbridge Securities broker/adviser John Gallo has been the subject of several customer complaints and regulatory…
  • Mar 27

    John Bannon Has Received One FINRA Sanction

    John Bannon Has Received One FINRA Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that former North Carolina-based Ausdal Financial Partners broker/adviser John Bannon has been sanctioned by FINRA and…
  • Mar 27

    Ryan Murnane Was Recently Discharged From a Former Employer

    Ryan Murnane Was Recently Discharged From a Former Employer
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that New York-based Alexander Capital broker Ryan Murnane has been named in a pending regulatory investigation. Fitapelli Kurta is…
Rank this Week: 51

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Scott Palmer

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Scott Palmer
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Scott Palmer (Palmer). According to BrokerCheck records, Palmer is subject to at least five…
  • Feb 13

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Scott Palmer

    Broker Investigation: Customer Complaints Against Scott Palmer
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Scott Palmer (Palmer). According to BrokerCheck records, Palmer is subject to at least five…
  • Feb 13

    Advisor Robert Estevez Subject to Multiple Regulatory Action

    Advisor Robert Estevez Subject to Multiple Regulatory Action
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) against broker Robert Estevez (Estevez). According to BrokerCheck records there are at least 9…
Rank this Week: 62

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 74

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Mar 24

    European Commission proposes merging insurance and banking supervisory authoritie

    European Commission proposes merging insurance and banking supervisory authoritie
    As part of the public consultation on the review of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) the European Commission has proposed merging the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority…
  • Mar 24

    Commission consults on developing its policy approach to FinTech

    Commission consults on developing its policy approach to FinTech
    The European Commission (Commission) has published a consultation paper, Fintech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector. The consultation paper seeks input from stakeholders to further develop the Commission’s…
  • Mar 24

    PSR statement on card schemes subject to domestic interchange fee caps in UK in 2017/18

    PSR statement on card schemes subject to domestic interchange fee caps in UK in 2017/18
    The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has published a statement on card schemes subject to domestic interchange fee caps in the UK in 2017/18. The PSR explains that the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR) gives some discretion to national…
Rank this Week: 202

New York Law Notes

New York Law Notes

Provides a summary of an Appellate Division case of special interest to New York practitioners.

http://drdiekman.podbean.com
  • Mar 27

    An appeal from an intermediate order.

    An appeal from an intermediate order.
    Practice point:  The right of direct appeal from an intermediate order is terminated with the entry of judgment in the action.Case: Qin Jun Ying v. May Flower Intl., Inc., NY Slip Op 01899 (2d Dep't March 15, 2017)Here is the…
  • Mar 24

    Notice in an eviction proeeding.

    Notice in an eviction proeeding.
    Practice point:   Compliance with a statutory notice requirement is a condition precedent to maintaining a summary eviction proceeding, and the landlord has the burden to prove that element of its case.  A tenant may timely…
  • Mar 23

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.

    A claim of conspiracy to commit a tort.
    Practice point:  The conspiracy to commit a tort is not, of itself, a cause of action, and such an action is time-barred when the substantive tort underlying it is time-barred.Case:  Loren v. Church St. Apt. Corp., NY Slip Op 01964…
Rank this Week: 216

New York Probate and Estate…

New York Probate and Estate Administration Blog

Published by Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.newyorkprobateestateadministration.com/
  • Mar 26

    Petitioner Requests Judicial Settlements of Account

    Petitioner Requests Judicial Settlements of Account
    The petition herein prays for the judicial settlement of the accounts of the trustees and for a construction of the validity and effect of the last will and testament of testator and the appointment thereunder of Mr. E Jr. and for the…
  • Mar 23

    Petitioner Alleges Lack of Testamentary Capacity

    Petitioner Alleges Lack of Testamentary Capacity
    In this contested probate litigation proceeding, three motions are before the court. Decedent died on August 8, 1956 survived by several brothers and sisters and by an alleged spouse, the objector herein, to whom she was married on August 8,…
  • Mar 19

    Question Before the Court Relates to Rights of the Trustee

    Question Before the Court Relates to Rights of the Trustee
    At issue in this proceeding is the right of the trustees of the estate of the donor of a power of appointment to commissions for paying out the appointive property to trustees appointed under the will of the donee of such power. Testator Mr.…
Rank this Week: 253

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Despite a decline in Auto Accidents, more People were Injured or Died last January compared to January 2016

    Despite a decline in Auto Accidents, more People were Injured or Died last January compared to January 2016
    There were less auto accidents in New York City in January 2017 (17,126) than in January 2016 (17,798) but more than in 2014 (15,977) and 2015 (16,597).  Over the years we can observe in the graph below that there are usually less…
  • Mar 24

    Protecting Your Clients From Their Own Social Media

    Protecting Your Clients From Their Own Social Media
    In their latest Trial Advocacy column in the New York Law Journal, Personal Injury Attorneys Ben Rubinowitz of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, and Evan Torgan of Torgan &…
  • Mar 20

    Does NY State Senator Felder want more elderly pedestrians dying in car crashes?

    Does NY State Senator Felder want more elderly pedestrians dying in car crashes?
    8 pedestrians died in car crashes on Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NYC, between 2009 and 2013 making it the fourth most dangerous street for walking in Brooklyn after Flatbush Avenue, Eastern Parkway, and Utica Avenue. During the same period,…
Rank this Week: 228

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Breslin and Blogging

    Breslin and Blogging
    I was reading an obit of the great New York newsman Jimmy Breslin, who died yesterday, and a quote jumped right off the page that I wanted to share. Because it’s about blogging, sort of. His readers and reputation were clearly that of…
  • Mar 16

    Good Doggie, Bad Owner, No Lawsuit

    Good Doggie, Bad Owner, No Lawsuit
    When last we visited New York’s dog law, it was really good for dog owners, but not so good for those that were injured by their negligence. New York, you see, is an outlier to the vast majority of states. While in most states you can…
  • Mar 7

    The Twitter Fail by Trial Lawyer

    The Twitter Fail by Trial Lawyer
    You may think that there is too much ” advertising or marketing by trial lawyers. And in one sense you are right if you think in terms of subway ads, or worse (ads over urinals or at funeral home web sites). But you know what? There is…
Rank this Week: 297

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 264

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

By Pulvers Pulvers & Thompson LLP.

http://www.pulversthompson.com/personal-injury-lawyer-blog/
  • Jul 31

    Sitemap

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    Page 1 of 5 : NextPagesPulvers, Pulvers, Thompson & Friedman, LLPOur AttorneysPractice AreasContact UsFormPersonal Injury Lawyer BlogBefore Accepting a Potential Settlement – Get the Help You DeserveFiling a Medical Malpractice…
  • Jul 31

    Privacy Policy

    Privacy Policy
    Pulvers, Pulvers, Thompson & Friedman, LLP takes privacy very seriously. We strongly believe in the confidentiality and security of the information we collect. Our privacy policy applies to all users of our website located at…
  • Jul 30

    Blog Post

    Blog Post
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Rank this Week: 240

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 271

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 322

Tortini

Tortini

Covers issues in the law of torts, products liability, evidence, and expert witnesses. By Nathan A. Schachtman, Esq., PC.

http://schachtmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    Succès de scandale – With Thanks to Rosner & Markowitz

    Succès de scandale – With Thanks to Rosner & Markowitz
    “for there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) ************************************************** Some years ago, I…
  • Mar 25

    Traditional, Frequentist Statistics Still Hegemonic

    Traditional, Frequentist Statistics Still Hegemonic
    The Defense Fallacy In civil actions, defendants, and their legal counsel sometimes argue that the absence of statistical significance across multiple studies requires a verdict of “no cause” for the defense. This argument is…
  • Mar 24

    Science Day Should Be Every Day in Our Courtrooms — Part II

    Science Day Should Be Every Day in Our Courtrooms — Part II
    This post and the previous one are an expansion upon a post that I wrote with Dr. David Schwartz, of Innovative Science Solutions, LLC. Dr. Schwartz is a talented scientist with whom I had the privilege and pleasure to work at McCarter &…
Rank this Week: 442

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Tax, Trust and Estate News

Covers federal and state income taxes, and business taxes. By Scarinci Hollenbeck.

http://taxtrustestatenews.com/
  • Mar 21

    What You Need to Know About the Tax Fraud Surge in Electronic Filing

    What You Need to Know About the Tax Fraud Surge in Electronic Filing
    Taxes have become easier than ever to send in due to TurboTax and similar programs that claim to help first-timers file their returns like seasoned veterans.   But with the ease of electronic filing also comes a very real danger:…
  • Mar 15

    Newsletter Reminds Us That Those Who Do Not Learn From Tax History Are Bound To Repeat Its Mistake

    Newsletter Reminds Us That Those Who Do Not Learn From Tax History Are Bound To Repeat Its Mistake
    A recent newsletter stated that a common business structure for independent broker-dealers suffered a setback in Tax Court when the IRS prevailed. The individual, a broker-dealer held several series licenses to annuities and other financial…
  • Mar 7

    A Primer on Estate and Inheritance Tax for New Jersey

    A Primer on Estate and Inheritance Tax for New Jersey
    When someone dies, the people left behind are often stunned and shocked by the taxes they have to pay. They hear all kinds of scary terms like “estate tax” and “inheritance tax,” and they don’t know what the…
Rank this Week: 398

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Mar 21

    Don’t Rock the Vote: Helping State and Local Governments Fend Off Cyber Attack

    Don’t Rock the Vote: Helping State and Local Governments Fend Off Cyber Attack
    Voting in local, state and national elections could be viewed as a rudimentary form of social media, by which voters share their views and preferences via selection of a candidate or party platform. The distance between this “old…
  • Mar 13

    How Does a Freeze in Federal Hiring Affect Patent Examination Timelines?

    How Does a Freeze in Federal Hiring Affect Patent Examination Timelines?
    The President’s January 23, 2017, executive memorandum implemented a federal hiring freeze. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is one of those agencies affected by the President’s memorandum. While such a hiring…
  • Mar 6

    The End of the Form Contract as a Shield against Negative Opinion

    The End of the Form Contract as a Shield against Negative Opinion
    In a December post titled “Freedom to Yelp: Congress Curbs ToS Overreach,” we discussed the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, then just awaiting President Obama’s signature to become law. That happened, and the law goes…
Rank this Week: 341

New York Injury Cases Blog

New York Injury Cases Blog

Covers pain and suffering verdicts and settlements. By John M. Hochfelder.

http://www.newyorkinjurycasesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 506

Advertising Law Blog

Advertising Law Blog

Provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. By Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP.

http://www.olshanlaw.com/blogs-Advertising-Law-Blog
  • Mar 16

    Germany Considers Fining Social Media Platform’s Failure to Remove Illegal Content

    Germany Considers Fining Social Media Platform’s Failure to Remove Illegal Content
    In the wake of recent public dialogue about whether or not social media plays a role in the outcome of public events, this week, German Justice Minister, Heiko Maas, has proposed a law that would see social media sites face fines of up to 50…
  • Mar 16

    FDA Steps Up Enforcement on Unapproved Dietary Supplement Claim

    FDA Steps Up Enforcement on Unapproved Dietary Supplement Claim
    FDA regulations prohibit making drug claims for dietary supplement products even if such claims are supported by scientific evidence. A recent FDA enforcement action involving dietary supplement products promoted to address high cholesterol,…
  • Mar 16

    FDA Seeks to Redefine what “Healthy” Actually Mean

    FDA Seeks to Redefine what “Healthy” Actually Mean
    What the FDA considers “healthy” remains a major source of contention. The FDA has started a public process to redefine the “healthy” claim on food labeling to update existing food choices which will hopefully bring…
Rank this Week: 331

The Law Offices of Robert J.…

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C.

Covers debt collection and consumer law.

http://nahoumlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 420

S.D.N.Y. Intellectual Property Law

S.D.N.Y. Intellectual Property Law

Covers patent, copyright and trademark law in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. By Richard Crisona.

http://ipblog.abv.com
  • Feb 8

    Court Denies Waiver of Plaintiffs' Right to Seek Actual Copyright Damage

    Court Denies Waiver of Plaintiffs' Right to Seek Actual Copyright Damage
    In a February 6, 2017 ruling, Judge Richard J. Sullivan rejected the defendant's claim that the plaintiffs waived their right to actual copyright infringement damages by failing to request them in their initial disclosures.  The Court…
  • Jul 11

    Court Finds Personal Jurisdiction Based on Sales Through Amazon.com

    Court Finds Personal Jurisdiction Based on Sales Through Amazon.com
    In a July 8, 2016 ruling, Judge Lorna G. Schofield upheld personal jurisdiction at the motion to dismiss stage based in part on allegations that the defendants, who were based in Michigan, sold their allegedly infringing goods in New York…
  • Jun 22

    Court Dismisses Copyright Infringement Claim Based on Choice of Law Provision in Contract

    Court Dismisses Copyright Infringement Claim Based on Choice of Law Provision in Contract
    In a June 21, 2016 ruling, Judge Jesse M. Furman dismissed the plaintiff's copyright claim because of a choice of law provision in the parties' contract calling for the application of English law.  The plaintiff publishes a website with…
Rank this Week: 423

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
Rank this Week: 354

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
Rank this Week: 364

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers US immigraiton issues, focusing on those that typically arise at a US land border point-of-entry relating to admissibility. By Sarah E. Murphy.

http://www.borderimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 449

Quitam Help

Quitam Help

Cover qui tam law and the process of bringing a case. By Getnick & Getnick.

http://www.quitamhelp.com/
  • Oct 30

    SEC Pays Sixth Whistleblower under Dodd-Frank Program

    SEC Pays Sixth Whistleblower under Dodd-Frank Program
    The SEC announced that it will pay a whistleblower over $150,000 as a reward for bringing information to the Commission that resulted in a successful enforcement action.  Although the dollar amount may pale in comparison to the $14…
  • Oct 23

    Omnicare to Pay $120 Million

    Omnicare to Pay $120 Million
    Just days before trial was set to begin in the Northern District of Ohio, Omnicare has agreed to pay $120 million to settle allegations that the pharmacy offered kickbacks to nursing homes.  According to the allegations, Omnicare…
  • Oct 22

    Return on False Claims Act is Over 20-to-1

    Return on False Claims Act is Over 20-to-1
    Those who read this blog have long been aware of the effectiveness of the False Claims Act in returning money to the public fisc.  Previous reports had stated that the government recovered $15 for every dollar it spent on FCA…
Rank this Week: 411

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 439

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Mar 27

    Michael Oromaner Has Received Two Regulatory Sanction

    Michael Oromaner Has Received Two Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on March 24, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Cova Capital Partners broker Michael Oromaner has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently not…
  • Mar 27

    Philip Rosenzweig: Received Four Customer Complaint

    Philip Rosenzweig: Received Four Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 24, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Westpark Capital broker Philip Rosenzweig has been the subject of several resolved or pending customer…
  • Mar 27

    John Bodnar: Recently Terminated From Merrill Lynch

    John Bodnar: Recently Terminated From Merrill Lynch
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that Florida-based International Assets Advisory broker/adviser John Bodnar has received several customer complaints and was recently…
Rank this Week: 823

ERISA Lawyer Blog

ERISA Lawyer Blog

Covers employeee benefits, ERISA, and employment law. By Stanley D. Baum.

http://www.erisalawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 753

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Food, Farm & Family Law Blog

Covers national and international agriculture issues. By Rincker Law PLLC.

http://rinckerlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Ask Cari: Questions on Divorce, Debt and Prenup

    Ask Cari: Questions on Divorce, Debt and Prenup
    Here are some recent answers from some questions I received on the Big D’s (Divorce, Debt, and Death): 1. What should people know when it comes to your spouse¹s debt when it comes to death or divorce? In most…
  • Mar 21

    Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017

    Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017
    I am speaking this morning to the Macon Co. Farm Bureau in Decatur, Illinois.  Here my Top 5 Legal Issues for 2017 (can you guess what they are?): The post Top 5 Legal Issues for Illinois Farmers in 2017 appeared first on Rincker…
  • Mar 14

    Cari’s 6 Tips for Married Folk

    Cari’s 6 Tips for Married Folk
    I was recently interviewed regarding my “tips for married couples”.  I’m a single gal and have never been married myself; however, I feel like I’ve learned a lot about married from my chair as being a matrimonial…
Rank this Week: 981

New York Business Divorce

New York Business Divorce

Covers dissolution and other disputes among New York corporations, LLCs and partnerships. By Peter A. Mahler.

http://www.nybusinessdivorce.com/
  • Mar 27

    A Pair of Unbrotherly Business Altercations Go to Trial

    A Pair of Unbrotherly Business Altercations Go to Trial
    This week's New York Business Divorce features a pair of post-trial decisions by Justice Timothy Dufficy in two cases -- one seeking dissolution of an LLC, the other seeking to establish a de facto partnership -- both of which involved…
  • Mar 20

    When Love and Business Fail

    When Love and Business Fail
    The mix of romance and business partnership can prove toxic when one or the other fails, as illustrated in a case recently decided by Queens County Justice Dufficy in Shih v. Kim, highlighted in this week's New York Business Divorce. …
  • Mar 13

    Has New Jersey Gone Off Its DLOM Rocker?

    Has New Jersey Gone Off Its DLOM Rocker?
    New Jersey's approach to the marketability discount in statutory fair value cases has been called a "business appraiser's nightmare." A recent decision by a New Jersey trial court, in which it applied a 25% marketability discount to penalize…
Rank this Week: 1005

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1001

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Mar 26

    In Cheerleading-Copyright Scuffle, US Supreme Court Cites Duchamp

    In Cheerleading-Copyright Scuffle, US Supreme Court Cites Duchamp
    In a 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held last week that designs on cheerleading uniforms were protected by U.S. Copyright law. You can read the opinion and Justice Breyer and Justice Kennedy’s dissent here. Art law nerds might…
  • Mar 26

    Should Organic Artworks Be Excluded From Copyright Protection?

    Should Organic Artworks Be Excluded From Copyright Protection?
    Zahr Said has just posted his 2015 law review article on copyright’s fixation requirement and conceptual art on SSRN. Via his abstract, Said argues, This Essay argues that copyright illogically excludes conceptual art from protection on…
  • Mar 26

    Should Writers Be Granted Moral Rights?

    Should Writers Be Granted Moral Rights?
    Here are eight reasons why they should. Not saying we necessarily agree. Keep in mind that in the U.S., only visual artists currently get moral rights protection, and only for certain types of art works.
Rank this Week: 916

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Wage & Hour Defense Blog

Covers wage and hour law developments. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.wagehourblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1071

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

New York Employment Lawyer Blog

Published By Villanueva & Sanchala Attorneys At Law

http://www.new-york-employment-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?

    Is a Security Guard an Employee or Independent Contractor?
    New York State Department of Labor Misclassification of Workers Blog Series That was the issue in the recent New York Third Department Appellate Division decision In the Matter of TMR Security Consultants Inc., [Commissioner of Labor] Decided…
  • Feb 26

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?

    New York Department of Labor Audit Lawyer – Is a writer an employee or a freelance contractor?
    That was the question In The Matter of Gregory A. Mitchell v. The Nation Co. LTD Partners, [Commissioner of Labor], 2016 WL 7469461 (Ny. Sup. Ct. App. Div. Dec. 29, 2016). The Appellate Division for the Third Department reversed the…
  • Dec 12

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?

    Are Drivers Independent Contractors or Employees?
    Our New York Misclassification Attorney discusses a recent court decision that addresses that question. A group of FedEx Ground drivers (“Plaintiffs”) alleged that they were misclassified as independent contractors instead of…
Rank this Week: 977

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

New York Elder Law Attorney Blog

By Ettinger Law Firm.

http://www.newyorkelderlawattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Different Ways to Title Property in Estate Planning

    Different Ways to Title Property in Estate Planning
    When titling property pertaining to estate planning, there are many considerations to make in order to properly distribute assets and property to your loved ones upon your death. Depending upon your estate planning measures, you make seek to…
  • Mar 22

    Overzealous Powers of Attorney and How to Handle Them

    Overzealous Powers of Attorney and How to Handle Them
    When determining how you want your estate and assets administered upon your death, it is also important to consider how you want decisions made in the event that you cannot make them for yourself. Naming a power of attorney has a number of…
  • Mar 18

    Understanding Elder Law Estate Planning – Trusts and Tax Reporting

    Understanding Elder Law Estate Planning – Trusts and Tax Reporting
    If you are the beneficiary of a trust, there are a number of considerations you should be making when filing your taxes. When filing taxes each year, you should determine how much of your trust distributions made throughout the year will be…
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Restaurant Worker News Blog

Restaurant Worker News Blog

Covers employment law issues in the restaurant industry. By Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP.

http://waiterpay.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Kitchen Workers Accuse Serafina Restaurant of Wage Theft

    Kitchen Workers Accuse Serafina Restaurant of Wage Theft
    Serafina, an Italian restaurant chain operating eleven restaurants in New York State, allegedly failed to pay kitchen workers overtime pay for all weekly hours worked over forty, spread-of-hours pay, and other wages.  The kitchen…
  • Mar 23

    10 Domino’s Franchise Locations Will Pay $480K For Violating Workers’ Right

    10 Domino’s Franchise Locations Will Pay $480K For Violating Workers’ Right
    New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced settlements with three Domino’s Pizza franchisees, totaling $480,000 in restitution to hundreds of workers subject to wage and labor violations at ten different franchise…
  • Mar 21

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp

    Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp
    The New York City Bar Association’s will hold the CLE program “Opening A Restaurant in New York: Legal Issue Boot Camp” on March 24. The program will focus on the corporate, real estate, liquor license, and labor/employment…
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Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Mar 24

    Singapore cybersecurity – new amendments introduce four key change

    Singapore cybersecurity – new amendments introduce four key change
    Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has announced amendments to the Republic’s cybersecurity laws, i.e. the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CMCA), after a series of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years. The Computer…
  • Mar 24

    Event: Cybersecurity Updates in the Financial Services Sector – April 6, 2017

    Event: Cybersecurity Updates in the Financial Services Sector – April 6, 2017
    Please join us for a 40-minute briefing on the latest developments in cybersecurity and what the financial services sector needs to know in order to comply. There are new regulatory initiatives at the international, US national and…
  • Mar 20

    The Long Arm of Canadian Privacy Law

    The Long Arm of Canadian Privacy Law
    Earlier this year, a Canadian trial court ruled that Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) has extra-territorial application and restricts the dissemination of personal information…
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New York Securities Lawyers Blog

New York Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities and investment fraud. By Malecki Law.

http://www.newyorksecuritieslawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    You May Know About Your Broker, But How Much Do You Know About Your Brokerage Firm?

    You May Know About Your Broker, But How Much Do You Know About Your Brokerage Firm?
    There is an interesting point in this week’s Wall Street Journal titled “Brokerage Files Don’t Give The Full Pictures,” which talks about the how brokerage firms and individual brokers are held to different standards,…
  • Mar 20

    Rhode Island Financial Advisor Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Ponzi Scheme

    Rhode Island Financial Advisor Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Ponzi Scheme
    Patrick Churchville of Rhode Island has been accused of orchestrating a $21 million Ponzi scheme and was recently sentenced to 7 years in prison by a federal judge, according to an Investment News report. Mr. Churchville is the owner and…
  • Mar 2

    AARP Fraud Watch Network Publishes a New Study About Who Is Vulnerable To Elder Fraud

    AARP Fraud Watch Network Publishes a New Study About Who Is Vulnerable To Elder Fraud
    According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 17 percent of Americans 65 and older, have already been the victims of financial exploitation. A new study by the AARP Fraud Watch Network reveals that Americans who lose money to fraud…
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Health Law Sidebar

Health Law Sidebar

Covers regulatory and statutory updates from the healthcare industry. By O'Connell & Aronowitz.

http://healthlawsidebar.com/
  • Mar 23

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care

    A Review of the Last 30 Days: A New Era for Health Care
    This month’s column in the Albany County Bar Association Newsletter reflects on the changes and potential changes to the health care sector under President Trump’s first 30 days.
  • Mar 22

     CMS Announces RAC Audits To Begin in New York State

     CMS Announces RAC Audits To Begin in New York State
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Performant Recovery, Inc., New York’s Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) for Region 1, can begin recovery audit activity now that provider…
  • Oct 18

    Should Pokémon GO be a No Go for Healthcare Facilities?

    Should Pokémon GO be a No Go for Healthcare Facilities?
    This month’s column in the Albany County Bar Association Newsletter addresses the rise of individuals playing Pokémon GO in healthcare facilities and the issues that healthcare facilities should consider to address the rising…
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Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
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Financial Services Employment Law

Financial Services Employment Law

Provides news, updates and insights for financial services employers. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.financialservicesemploymentlaw.com/
  • Mar 23

    Equal Pay: The Evolving Landscape

    Equal Pay: The Evolving Landscape
    Equal pay for equal work has been required for many years, but, as of late, this rather static requirement has become the focal point of regulators, state and local governments, and activists. In order to achieve equality in compensation, the…
  • Mar 17

    Recent Executive Orders Have Immediate Immigration Impacts, but Overnight Overhaul of U.S. Immigration System Is Unlikely

    Recent Executive Orders Have Immediate Immigration Impacts, but Overnight Overhaul of U.S. Immigration System Is Unlikely
    It is no secret that the new administration under President Trump brings with it a fundamental shift in executive attitude with respect to both legal and illegal immigration. The transitional period leading up to January’s inauguration…
  • Mar 9

    Looking Ahead: Executive Compensation for Financial Services in a Trump Administration

    Looking Ahead: Executive Compensation for Financial Services in a Trump Administration
    A month into the Trump presidency, there have been a number of important statements from the executive branch on the regulation of executive compensation impacting the financial services industry. On February 3, 2017, President Trump issued a…
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Bergen County Divorce Attorney…

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers family law. By Leopold Law.

https://www.bergencountydivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Postponing an Alimony Step-Down Long After Divorce in New Jersey

    Postponing an Alimony Step-Down Long After Divorce in New Jersey
    You may be bound to your Bergen County ex long after your divorce. Therefore, it is critical to pursue a workable result in connection with alimony and child support at the time of your divorce. In the unpublished opinion…
  • Mar 22

    Supporting an Adult Disabled Child After a New Jersey Divorce

    Supporting an Adult Disabled Child After a New Jersey Divorce
    In a recent unpublished New Jersey appellate case, a father appealed an order adjusting his child support obligations. The couple had married in 1985 and had three kids. They divorced in 1999. Their divorce judgment required the father to pay…
  • Mar 20

    Imputed Income in a New Jersey Divorce

    Imputed Income in a New Jersey Divorce
    In a recent unpublished New Jersey appellate case, a defendant appealed an order arising out of a divorce trial that awarded his wife alimony, child support, and equitable distribution. He argued that the court had made a mistake in how it…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Mar 16

    Spring Recess hour

    Spring Recess hour
    Spring Recess starts this weekend, along with a change in Law Library hours.  We’ll be open on the following schedule: SPRING RECESS – MARCH 18-26, 2017 Saturday-Sunday 3/18-3/19:   Closed Monday-Friday 3/20-3/24:  …
  • Mar 15

    Libraries open today, Wednesday, March 15

    Libraries open today, Wednesday, March 15
    All University Libraries will open regular hours today, Wed, 3/15. http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/
  • Mar 13

    Libraries closed Tuesday, March 14

    Libraries closed Tuesday, March 14
    Due to severe weather conditions forecast for the region, all University Libraries — including the Law Library — will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. For more information about campus conditions and closings, visit:…
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New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 9

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, first announced in June 2012, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to remain here and work, provided they meet certain eligibility criteria. The purpose…
  • Feb 23

    Marriage Fraud Conviction Causes BIA to Deny Request for Waiver

    Marriage Fraud Conviction Causes BIA to Deny Request for Waiver
    The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), the nation’s primary source of immigration law, allows noncitizens who marry U.S. citizens to obtain lawful permanent residence without numerical limitations. In order to address concerns about…
  • Feb 9

    New Presidential Administration Issues Multiple Executive Orders Affecting Immigration

    New Presidential Administration Issues Multiple Executive Orders Affecting Immigration
    The new president issued three executive orders (EOs) in January 2017 regarding immigration. The most recent of the three, EO 13769, is the most well-known. Descriptions range from a “travel ban” to a “Muslim ban,”…
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New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer…

New York Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog

Covers national and New York based elder neglect and nursing home abuse news. Published By Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorknursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Nursing Home Resident Dies as Result of a Fall on Christmas Morning

    Nursing Home Resident Dies as Result of a Fall on Christmas Morning
    On Christmas morning, a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at Woodbriar Health Care in Wilmington, Massachusetts improperly placed a resident in a mechanical lift when transferring her from bed to wheelchair, causing the resident to slip out…
  • Jan 13

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested and Fired in Connection with Resident Death

    Nursing Home Staff Arrested and Fired in Connection with Resident Death
    Three nursing home employees in Nassau County have been arrested in connection with the death of nursing home resident at A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility.  Registered nurses, Sijimole Reji and Annieamma Augustine and certified…
  • Dec 8

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident

    Six Individuals Arrested for Stealing from Nursing Home Resident
    On October 18, 2016, six individuals were arrested in New York for  exploiting the financial vulnerability of nursing home residents; defendants are from Bronx, New York, Queens and Suffolk Counties. The five New York City defendants…
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