What distinguishes those with great ideas from entrepreneurs is elementary. Entrepreneurs act on their idea. Tantamount to acting, is planning and good advice. Anyone who wants to pursue a concept should first do some extensive…more
In This Issue:
- Employers Beware: New Form I-9 Must be Used Starting Today – May 7, 2013
- Discrimination Against Unemployed Job Applicants Prohibited in NYC
- Excerpt from Employers Beware: New Form I-9 Must be…more
A glimpse at President Obama’s recently released 2013-2014 federal budget proposal reveals major steps in funding for energy projects. A sizeable $28.4 billion allocation has been set aside for The Department of Energy…more
Physicians and other licensed health care providers labor many years to build their practices. However, unlike many other businesses, a health care practice cannot be passed by will or otherwise to the provider's spouse or…more
Back in Autumn, 2010, we wrote that purchasers of condominium units in the New York metropolitan area were invoking the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, 15 U.S.C. §§1701-20 (ILSA), to cancel their agreements to…more
On July 21, 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted (the “Act”). The Act imposed several new requirements on publicly reporting companies subject to the SEC’s proxy rules. Included in…more
Last month the DOL issued a Final Rule, which takes effect today, March 8, 2013. While the new regulations may not impact the routine administration of the FMLA for many employers, all employers are required to begin using the…more
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Internet’s governing body, is expected to begin its rollout of new generic top-level domains (gTLD) by mid-2013…more
Best Efforts…Reasonable Best Efforts… Diligent Efforts….Good Faith Efforts….Commercially Reasonable Efforts….terms we have all seen in contracts and other agreements used to establish standards of performance for situations…more
This season's flu outbreak is already being called an "epidemic" by the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…more
For years attorneys representing health care providers have warned their clients about the "pay and chase"; that is that the insurers may pay your claims today but chase you tomorrow to get their money back. Insurers, including…more
Historic Estate & Gift Tax Savings Opportunities Almost Gone
We are half way through 2012 and the generous tax legislation that went into effect on January 1, 2011, is scheduled to sunset on December 31, 2012, if Congress…more
In This Issue:
- "Do You Have a BYOD Policy? It's Not What You Think. . ."
What may have once been the "me" generation has now transformed into the "i-generation" (iPhone, iPad, iCloud). As a result, the time has…more
In this Issue:
"Update: New Federal Legislation Proposed Banning Request for Personal Passwords" and "EEOC Updates Guidance on Use of Arrest and Conviction Records"
Excerpt from "Update: New Federal Legislation…more
Hermes International SCA (www.Hermes.com), maker of Birkin handbags and silk scarves, recently won a judgment that includes $100 million in damages against 34 websites that sold fake copies of its luxury goods on websites such…more
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