CMM Legal Blog

How to Lower the Cost of Construction in New York? Demolish New York’s Scaffold Law

By: Don Rassiger, Esq.

Posted: February 20th, 2018

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It is absolutely time to revisit and revise New York State’s absolute liability standard imposed upon contractors and owners for […]

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Renting on Airbnb, HomeAway or VRBO? Important Info You Should Know

By: Melissa Sidor, Esq.

Posted: February 20th, 2018

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In recent years, many Long Islanders have been earning extra income by renting their homes as short-term vacation rentals through […]

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The New Tax Law and Your Estate Planning

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: February 19th, 2018

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Have you heard? There has been a major change in the Federal Tax Code as of January 1, 2018.  But […]

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A Word of Caution with Use of Olympic Marks

Posted: February 7th, 2018

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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are upon us. For all the Olympics enthusiasts out there, keep in mind that any […]

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Everyone Needs a Will, But No One Wants to Do It

By: Martin Glass, Esq.

Posted: January 22nd, 2018

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I think this is something that I’ve known even before I started practicing as an Estate Planning attorney. Matter of […]

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ADA Accessibility for Websites

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: January 22nd, 2018

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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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Lessons Learned from FCPA Enforcement in 2017

By: Jack Harrington, Esq.

Posted: January 22nd, 2018

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The Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement efforts ended 2017 with a bang on December 22, […]

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A Criminal’s Guide to Karma: Your Past Will Come Back to Haunt You… Or Will It?

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

Posted: January 22nd, 2018

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The basic rule of karma is what goes around comes around. While in everyday life this principle may appeal only […]

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Employer’s Guide to Avoiding Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By: Christine Malafi, Esq.

Posted: December 12th, 2017

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Given the recent headlines, all employers should be reminded that they have a legal duty to maintain a workplace that […]

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The Continuing Evolution of Personal Jurisdiction in New York Over an Out-of-State Defendant

By: Jeff Basso, Esq.

Posted: December 12th, 2017

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One of the more challenging and ever-evolving issues that we continue to see is determining what is necessary to obtain […]

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