Genova Burns LLC

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Newark, New Jersey 07102, United States

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Mandatory Arbitration Undercutting Consumer Rights?

New Jersey businesses may face increased litigation if proposed legislation to bar mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer contracts is made law. The proposed bill – recommended for passage by the Assembly Consumer Affairs…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Consumer Protection, Business Torts

Calling All Government Contractors: Upcoming New Jersey Political Contribution Disclosure Form

For government contractors, the start of a new year brings with it a host of filing requirements in many states along the Northeast Corridor. Although some states (such as New York and Connecticut) do not impose annual or…more
| Elections & Politics, Government Contracting

The Pay-to-Play Effect in New Jersey’s 2015 Statewide Elections

2015 is a unique year in New Jersey politics, as the New Jersey Assembly races are the only set of elections scheduled for this year that extend beyond county and municipal lines. Even the Assembly Members’ colleagues in the…more
| Elections & Politics

FEC Contribution Limits for 2015-2016

Last week, the Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) released increased contribution limits for individuals for the 2015-2016 federal election cycle. Certain federal contribution limits are indexed for inflation and are increased…more
| Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Looking Back at Five Years of Citizens United

This month marked the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court handing down its decision in Citizens United v. FEC. More than perhaps most other recent Supreme Court decisions, Citizens United has remained in the public…more
| Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Calling All Government Contractors: Upcoming Pennsylvania Political Contribution Disclosure Form

For government contractors, the start of a new year brings with it a host of filing requirements in many states along the Northeast Corridor. Although some states (such as New York and Connecticut) do not impose annual or…more
| Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, Government Contracting, Taxation

Pay-to-Play Lessons from New Jersey’s State Investment Council Rules

New Jersey is often thought of as the “pay-to-play” state – primarily because we have five separate statewide pay-to-play prohibition laws in effect (covering state procurement, county procurement, local procurement, state…more
| Finance & Banking, Government Contracting, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Calling All Government Contractors: Upcoming Maryland Political Contribution Disclosure Form

For government contractors, the start of a new year brings with it a host of filing requirements in many states along the Northeast Corridor. Although some states (such as New York and Connecticut) do not impose annual or…more
| Elections & Politics, Government Contracting

Philadelphia Signs Paid Sick Leave Law

Yesterday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed mandatory paid sick leave into law, a law that is expected to benefit up to 200,000 Philadelphians…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Atlantic County Freeholders Vote to Repeal Pay-to-Play Ordinance

Earlier this week, the Atlantic County Freeholders approved a measure that rolls back the County’s pay-to-play ordinance. New Jersey is home to an overlapping series of pay-to-play laws. Although there is a statewide law in…more
| Administrative Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Citizens United and the Surge of Political Non-Profits

It has been five years since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Citizens United v. FEC. When the Supreme Court first decided the case, which allows individuals, corporations and special interest groups to spend unlimited…more
| Elections & Politics, Nonprofit Law

Public’s Interest in Records of Police Shooting Trumps OPRA’s Ongoing Investigation Exception

The public’s right to access government documents garnered additional support in New Jersey last week when a state trial court ruled that law enforcement records related to the police shooting of a black man who allegedly rammed…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Remedies, Privacy

ELEC Lobbying Deadlines Approach

On Monday, February 16, 2015, businesses, non-profits and special interest groups that paid more than $2,500 in 2014 to make lobbying communications to New Jersey State government officials, directly or indirectly (i.e…more
| Elections & Politics, Nonprofit Law

Obama Continues to Push For Federal Sick Leave

During his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama continued his push for a mandatory paid sick leave law by calling on Congress to act and send him a bill. The White House first announced its plans last week in a…more
| Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Proposed Main Extension Rules May Impact Developers

Developers and other interested parties still have time to submit comments on the State’s proposed regulations on utility main extensions; the deadline is January 30, 2015. The proposed regulations, published in the New Jersey…more
| Administrative Law, Construction Law, Energy & Utilities, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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