CMM Legal Blog

New Supervisory Standard by SEC Increases Risk for Corporate Counsel

Posted: June 11th, 2011

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On September 8, 2010, a decision by a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission administrative law judge in In the Matter […]

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New Higher Standard for Accredited Investors in Private Offerings

Posted: June 11th, 2011

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Amendment to Accredited Investor Standard The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) approved by Congress […]

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Inadvertent Creation of Month-to-Month Tenancy

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: June 10th, 2011

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In its recent decision in Islands Heritage Realty Corp. v. Joseph, LT-002642-10, NYLJ 1202492662252, at *1 (Dist., NA, Decided April […]

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New ADA Employment Regulations Finalized Effective May 24, 2011

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: April 11th, 2011

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission “EEOC” issued its final revised Americans with Disabilities Act “ADA” regulations and accompanying interpretive guidance, […]

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Employers: Beware of the Cat’s Paw

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: April 11th, 2011

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On March 1, 2011, the US Supreme Court issued an important decision affirming the viability of the “cat’s paw” theory […]

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Failure to Timely Obtain Yellowstone Injunction Results in Lease Termination

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: April 10th, 2011

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Yellowstone injunctions — an injunction to stay the available cure period provided in a commercial lease and in the landlord’s […]

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Intro to the Wonderful World of Wills, Trusts & Estates

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: April 1st, 2011

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In case you didn’t know, this is my first foray into the world of blogging. That being the case, I […]

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Security Deposits – A Cautionary Tale

By: Patrick McCormick, Esq.

Posted: March 15th, 2011

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Landlords routinely collect a security deposit from tenants at the commencement of a lease term with the deposit generally to […]

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New York Wage Theft Prevention Act

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: March 11th, 2011

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The Wage Theft Prevention Act (“Act”) was recently signed into law and becomes effective April 11, 2011. The Act significantly […]

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New Rules for Contractors Classifying Workers as Employees v. Independent Contractors

By: Arthur Yermash, Esq.

Posted: February 11th, 2011

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New York government recently enacted the New York State Construction Industry Fair Play Act (“New Act”). The intent behind this […]

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