• Sorry for the Delay: The Importance of Giving Timely Notice to Your Insurer

    When an insured seeks liability coverage under its general liability or commercial liability policy after it has been sued for personal injuries or death resulting from an accident, New York State Insurance Law § 3420(d) requires the insurance company to make its decision to disclaim liability or deny insurance benefits to the insured and provide “written notice as soon as is reasonably possible” to the insured and those persons making the claim. This obligation usually arises after the insured’s obligations under the applicable insurance policy have been triggered—one of which is the insured’s obligation to provide its insurance company with ...

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    Monday, November 28th, 2016

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  • November 2016 CMM Newsletter: Insurance Update, Negotiation Mistakes & More

       

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    Friday, November 25th, 2016

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  • OMIG Update: December 31 Certification Requirement for Compliance

          The New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General: Reminder of Certification Requirement for Compliance Programs and DRA Obligations As a reminder for Medicaid providers subject to New York’s mandatory compliance program obligation in Social Services Law section 363-d and 18 NYCRR Part 521, the December Annual Certification period expires December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Additionally, New York’s Medicaid providers subject to the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 must complete their DRA Annual Certification by December 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. For OMIG compliance questions year-round, please contact Bill McDonald, chair of our Healthcare practice group, at (631) 738-9100.

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    Monday, November 21st, 2016

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  • Leadership in Law: Honoree Profile of Arthur Yermash

            “Let’s get Arthur’s take on it.” “Arthur has a lot of experience with that.” “See if Arthur has any suggestions before we finalize the documents.” These phrases are heard daily in the offices of Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, where Arthur Yermash is a Senior Associate.  Throughout his tenure at the firm, Arthur has established himself as a talented attorney in the areas of Labor & Employment and Corporate law as well as a trusted resource for his colleagues. Partners and associates alike would characterize Arthur as a “go-to person” in the office.  He has a unique depth of experience in a variety of ...

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    Friday, November 18th, 2016

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  • Leadership in Law: Honoree Profile of Steve Levy

          After serving as County Executive of New York State’s largest suburban county—with a population of 1.5 million, a workforce of over 10,000 employees, and a budget of $2.7 billion—most people would be ready to slow down.  But not if you’re Steve Levy. Following his tenure as Suffolk County Executive (2004-2011), Steve joined Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, in an Of Counsel role to focus on municipal, government relations, and real estate development work, as well as business development and strategy.  Steve was a natural fit for the firm based upon their shared dedication to supporting ...

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    Friday, November 18th, 2016

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  • Tourette Association of America Welcomes Campolo to National Board of Directors

    Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is pleased to announce that Joe Campolo has been named to the national Board of Directors of the Tourette Association of America (“TAA”), the premier national non-profit organization serving the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community.  Founded in 1972, TAA is dedicated to making life better for all individuals affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders.  TAA works to raise awareness, advance research and provide on-going support.  To that end, TAA directs a network of 32 chapters and support groups across the country. “On behalf of the Tourette Association of America, welcome to the team,” John Miller, ...

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    Friday, November 18th, 2016

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  • Harrington Named to LIBN 40 Under 40 for 2017

    Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan “Jack” Harrington, Counsel at the firm and chair of its International Regulation, Enforcement & Compliance practice group, has been selected by Long Island Business News to receive a 40 Under 40 Award for 2017.  The awards recognize outstanding individuals age 40 and below in the Long Island community who have distinguished themselves in business, government, education, or the nonprofit sector.  The honorees will be celebrated at a gala dinner on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. While technology makes it possible for ...

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    Thursday, November 17th, 2016

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  • Legally Global

    By Bernadette Starzee As the economy becomes increasingly global, more Long Island companies are doing business in other countries. Manufacturers now routinely order materials from China, for instance, while web developers are turning to India or Russia to contract for talent. Business transactions like these require legal counsel – from attorneys who are familiar with the laws of those countries. This summer, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, with offices in Ronkonkoma and Bridgehampton, rolled out CMM International, a newly branded service that features a network of more than 100 law firms and solo practitioners, as well as accounting firms and other professional service providers, ...

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    Wednesday, November 09th, 2016

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  • Changing a Beneficiary After Death

    Whether we’re talking about named beneficiaries on a brokerage account or beneficiaries in a Will, there is a way to change them – even after death. Perhaps getting an inheritance now could be a problem for you.  It could be for tax reasons or because you’re about to go through a nasty divorce and don’t want the inheritance thrown into the mix.  Or it could just be because you’re fairly well off and you’d like your siblings to inherit more. One way to accomplish this is by the use of a disclaimer.  New York Surrogate’s Court actually calls it a renunciation since ...

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    Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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  • When a Charitable Donation is a Bribe

        On September 20, 2016, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., a Utah-based skincare products manufacturer, agreed to pay $765,688 to settle SEC charges that the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).  In short, the FCPA prohibits U.S. companies from bribing foreign officials to secure an improper business advantage.  As I have written about in prior articles, the DOJ and SEC have been expanding the definition of what constitutes a bribe, or, in the parlance of the statute, “something of value” offered or paid to the foreign official. What is interesting about the Nu Skin settlement is that it is only the ...

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    Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

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