CMM Legal Blog

The Second Circuit Declines to Extend the U.S. Supreme Court’s McDonnell “Official Act” Reasoning to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: August 23rd, 2019

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In 2016, in McDonnell v. United States, the U.S. Supreme vacated the former Virginia Governor’s bribery conviction by limiting the […]

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New York Reforms State Sexual Harassment Laws for the Second Consecutive Year

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: August 12th, 2019

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On August 12, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed reformations to New York’s sexual harassment laws passed in June by State lawmakers. […]

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New York Continues to Update its Employment Laws

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: August 7th, 2019

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On July 10, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law two new bills amending New York’s labor and employment requirements. These […]

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Design-Build for NYC Public Works Projects

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: July 18th, 2019

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In a long-awaited turn of events, Bill No. A07636, known as the “New York City Public Works Investment Act,” was […]

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Perils of Joint Bank Accounts in Estate Planning

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: July 17th, 2019

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Many of my senior clients want to be able to transfer their assets to their children in the simplest and […]

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In Defense of Lawyers

By: David Green, Esq.

Posted: July 17th, 2019

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Do you know any good lawyer jokes?  Yes?  Ok, ok I get it.  You don’t need to keep going.  I […]

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Estate Planning and Digital Assets

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: July 1st, 2019

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When you consider your estate planning, you might think the existence of a simple Will is all you need to […]

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The Difference between Employees and Independent Contractors, and Why All Businesses Should Know It

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: July 1st, 2019

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Many companies employ independent contractors to supplement their workforce. By using independent contractors, businesses can minimize expenses from health insurance […]

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Foreign Corporations are Not Subject to New York State Jurisdiction Merely by Registering to Do Business in the State

By: Jeff Basso, Esq.

Posted: June 26th, 2019

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An issue that comes up frequently at the outset of litigation is how to obtain jurisdiction over a foreign corporation. […]

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Intellectual Property Concerns for Businesses Using Social Media

Posted: June 24th, 2019

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The internet has become a powerful presence in our lives, especially in how we use it to communicate. Social media […]

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