CMM Legal Blog

Southampton Bans Plastic Straws and Styrofoam in Food Establishments

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: April 3rd, 2019

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In 1988, Suffolk County passed the nation’s first law banning polystyrene “Styrofoam” food packaging due to its threat to the […]

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The 10th Commandment, in Short: Be Good to Your Neighbors

By: David Green, Esq.

Posted: March 28th, 2019

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Much ado has been made recently about Amazon’s Long Island City venture. For better or worse (or we may never […]

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Copyright: “Registration” vs. “Application” Finally Solved

By: Eryn Truong, Esq.

Posted: March 19th, 2019

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A copyright gives the creator of a work an exclusive legal right to reproduce, and authorize others to reproduce, the […]

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Common Fraud Schemes Against the Elderly

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: March 10th, 2019

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Have you received phone calls lately from Lithuania? The IRS? Someone claiming that unless you share your social security number […]

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Insurance Coverage for Electronic Data Loss

Posted: January 3rd, 2019

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Almost daily, the headlines report new cybersecurity attacks, each more brazen and far-reaching than the last. Businesses may think their […]

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2019 Changes to Minimum Wage and Overtime Exempt Salary Threshold

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: December 31st, 2018

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Another year has come and gone. As we usher in 2019, business owners should know that New York State has […]

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New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Increase January 1, 2019

Posted: December 31st, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019, the length of paid leave and amount of weekly benefits under the New York Paid […]

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Suffolk County Bans Inquiring About Salary History

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: December 27th, 2018

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Suffolk County employers, take note: effective June 30, 2019, employers in the county will be barred from asking about a […]

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You’ve Got A Friend In Me: The Increasing Role of Amicus Curiae Briefs In Appellate Practice

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq.

Posted: December 26th, 2018

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Amicus curiae briefs, also known as “friend of the court” briefs, are often filed in appellate cases heard by the […]

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LI Must Work Together On A 5G Future

By: Marc Alessi, Esq.

Posted: November 26th, 2018

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Published in Innovate Long Island It’s no secret that Long Island has problems with cellphone service. More than 200 cellphone […]

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