CMM Legal Blog

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

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

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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New York State Wage Requirements for Interns

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: September 4th, 2018

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Summer may be over, but if your office is like mine, interns are a welcome presence year-round. Hiring interns can […]

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Partial Enforcement Language in a Non-Compete Agreement Does Not Guarantee Partial Enforcement

By: Jeff Basso, Esq.

Posted: August 22nd, 2018

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A standard provision typically included in non-compete agreements is a “partial enforceability” provision that gives the Court the power to […]

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New York Court Issues Minority Shareholder-Friendly Decision in Controlling Stockholder Merger

Posted: July 17th, 2018

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  In a decision that could make New York a more attractive venue for shareholders of Delaware-incorporated companies, a New […]

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Wayfair Decision Updates a 26-Year-Old Law for the Modern E-Commerce Marketplace

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: June 29th, 2018

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  Laws constantly evolve to adapt to modern society. Situations that were once impossible to imagine (such as buying hand […]

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Courts Narrow Non-Compete Agreements to Protect Legitimate Business Interests Only

By: Jeff Basso, Esq.

Posted: June 26th, 2018

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There has been an aggressive push over the past couple of years by state legislators around the country and the […]

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The Supremes: Hits and Misses

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

Posted: June 15th, 2018

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Nine unelected Supreme Court Justices are tasked with deciding the most important issues confronting our country. For better or for […]

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