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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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The RISE Act: 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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Reflecting on Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings and the History of Politics in Supreme Court Nominations

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. , Richard DeMaio, Esq.

Posted: November 20th, 2018

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The political drama surrounding Justice Kavanaugh’s confirmation captivated the public this fall. Across the country, people were glued to their […]

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A Costly Mistake: The Dangers of Cybersecurity in M&A Transactions

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: November 9th, 2018

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With major data and security breaches consistently making headlines, a thorough investigation of a target company’s security practices is critical […]

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Representations and Warranties in M&A Transactions

By: Vincent Costa, Esq.

Posted: November 9th, 2018

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In the world of M&A, each party to a purchase agreement makes certain representations and warranties that serve to allocate […]

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Businesses Beware: “Boilerplate” Language in Contracts Not So Boilerplate

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: November 6th, 2018

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“Choice-of-law” provisions, identifying which state’s laws a contract will be interpreted under, are almost universally found in contract “boilerplate.” Businesspeople […]

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

Posted: October 18th, 2018

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In a recent decision with implications for the extraterritorial reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. Court […]

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College Kids Are Adults: Take Care of These Documents Before Heading to Campus

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: September 21st, 2018

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The summer before my oldest went off to college, we all went for an orientation weekend. While there, he went […]

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