CMM Legal Blog

New Requirement for Suffolk County Food Service Establishments May Boost Business

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: June 14th, 2018

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Food allergies are a growing public health concern with approximately 15 million Americans battling each day to avoid an allergic […]

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Société Générale Settles One of the Largest Anti-Corruption Enforcement Actions in History

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: June 13th, 2018

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On June 4, 2018, Paris-based financial giant Société Générale agreed to pay the United States and France a total of […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court Delivers a Death Knell to the Alien Tort Statute

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: June 13th, 2018

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On April 24, 2018, Justice Kennedy, writing the plurality opinion in Jesner et al. v. Arab Bank, Plc., 584 U.S. […]

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New York State Employers Required to Implement Sexual Harassment Policies and Conduct Sexual Harassment Training

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: June 5th, 2018

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is by no means a new issue, but in the wake of the #MeToo movement, […]

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Intra-Firm Attorney-Client Privilege: Protection of Communications with In-House Counsel

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

Posted: May 16th, 2018

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Attorney-client privilege is a bit of a misnomer. The name itself fails to convey the full breadth of communications protected […]

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Deficient Tortious Interference Claim Leads to Dismissal of Complaint

By: Jeff Basso, Esq.

Posted: May 16th, 2018

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One of the more common “business tort” causes of action we see in the world of commercial litigation is a […]

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Navigating the Complex Web of Data Breach Notification Laws

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: May 10th, 2018

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress in April about how a political consultancy had improperly accessed the personal data […]

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Hiding and Seeking Information During Litigation: Disclosure of Information Contained in Private Social Media Accounts

By: Richard DeMaio, Esq.

Posted: April 20th, 2018

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Hide and seek. It’s a cute game when kids play, but what about in the context of a contentious litigation? […]

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Residential Landlords: Beware of New Certificate of Occupancy Rules

By: Kelly Canavan, Esq.

Posted: April 20th, 2018

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New York residential landlords, beware. As of November 29, 2017, the Real Property Law section 235-bb came into effect. The […]

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose: The DOJ’s New Anti-Corruption Corporate Enforcement Policy

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: April 20th, 2018

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In April 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) launched an experimental Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement policy known as […]

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