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Estate Planning and Digital Assets

By: Martin Glass, Esq. email

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. email

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. email

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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Long Island’s Aerospace Industry: 50 Years on from Apollo 11

Posted: June 21st, 2019

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By Michelle Toscano This year marks the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 moon landing, an event of particular significance […]

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ADA Accessibility for Websites

By: Christine Malafi, Esq. email

Posted: June 14th, 2019

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The Internet has become a necessity for the marketing and promotion of businesses, services, and merchandise. An evolving legal issue […]

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The RISE Act: Suffolk County Bans Inquiring About Salary History

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq. email

Posted: June 13th, 2019

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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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Court of Appeals Holds Tenant’s Waiver of Right to Seek Declaratory Judgment Enforceable

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: May 15th, 2019

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On May 7, 2019, the Court of Appeals in 159 MP Corp. v Redbridge Bedford, LLC, 2019 WL 1995526, agreed […]

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Exceptions to Attorney-Client Privilege: Communications that Establish a Legal Claim

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq. email

Posted: May 9th, 2019

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In an article published in last year’s Suffolk Lawyer, I discussed decisions that upheld the confidentiality of attorney-client communications, one […]

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Suffolk County’s Plastics Ban: What Your Business Needs to Know

By: Don Rassiger, Esq. email

Posted: May 8th, 2019

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Suffolk County is the first county in New York State to restrict the use of plastic straws according to County […]

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