In a Blow to Government, Second Circuit Curtails Extraterritorial Reach of FCPA

In a recent decision with implications for the extraterritorial reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in United States v. Hoskins that foreign nationals who cannot be convicted as principals under the FCPA cannot be held liable for conspiring to violate, or aiding and [...]

Ready, set, hire

By Bernadette Starzee The economy is booming, and more companies are looking to grow. Some may be hiring for the first time in several years, which means they might not be up on some of the newest laws and trends impacting the hiring process. “Any business that wants to make sure it still exists next year [...]

Hauppauge Industrial Park Eyes 20 Megawatts of Solar Power

By Mark Harrington  mark.harrington@newsday.com @MHarringtonNews Four of the region’s largest solar companies are working with the Hauppauge Industrial Association on an initiative that would install solar panels on many of the members’ 459 rooftops, generating up to 20 megawatts of solar power. The companies, Harvest Power, EmPower Solar, EnterSolar and SUNation Solar, have been working [...]

CMM September/October Newsletter: Growing Business on Long Island

   

CMM’s Creative Lawyering Results in Significant Settlement for Family in Wrongful Death Case

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick has achieved a high-value settlement for a family who lost their father/husband in a tragic car crash that featured prominently in the news media for months. The defendant’s vehicle was covered by a $25,000/$50,000 insurance policy, well below the total damages of the catastrophic accident, which raised the grim possibility that [...]

Basso Earns Trial Skills Certificate from NITA, the Premier Provider of Legal Advocacy Skills Training

Jeffrey Basso, Esq. recently earned a Certificate in Trial Skills from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), the nation’s premier provider of legal advocacy skills training. The rigorous six-day program emphasizes “learning by doing,” requiring participants to perform specific trial skills followed by constructive critique. “The intensive exercises based on real-world courtroom scenarios, coupled with [...]

Power in Negotiation: Why You Need It and How to Get It

pow·er /ˈpou(ə)r/ noun the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events Negotiation research is a real thing – and this evolving area of study is fascinating. Recent research has revealed not only some of the key ways that channeling power makes negotiators more effective, but also [...]

“Information Means Nothing Without Action”: Campolo Addresses Business Leaders on Next Steps to Grow Long Island Economy

“The information HIA-LI has uncovered – including that the Hauppauge Industrial Park is the second largest in the nation behind only Silicon Valley and that one in 20 jobs on Long Island depends on it – is staggering. But while information is great, it means nothing if action doesn’t follow. So let’s talk about the work we’ve [...]

Schiavoni’s Distinguished Judicial Career Recognized at SCBA Judiciary Night

Campolo, Middleton & McCormick is delighted to announce that Hon. Andrea Harum Schiavoni, CMM attorney and Southampton Town Justice, was an honored guest at Suffolk County Bar Association’s Judiciary Night on September 26. At CMM, Schiavoni focuses on commercial and matrimonial mediation, real estate, and transactional matters for local East End businesses. When she’s not [...]

Growing Small Business with Joseph Camberato of National Business Capital and Elizabeth Malafi of the Miller Business Resource Center

https://youtu.be/6_3DdnQ_ct8 Long Island has a thriving business community which will only grow stronger if small business owners utilize the many resources available in our region. In this episode, Joe Campolo spoke with Joseph Camberato, President & Co-Founder of National Business Capital, about how financing for small businesses can keep our community alive and growing. Next [...]