By David A. Form, Oren Gertner and Ellie S. Cohen | November 24, 2023
In recent years, a number of professional service firms (including law firms and consulting firms) have established employees' securities companies, or "ESC's" which can provide their employees with benefits intended to compete with those offered by certain other industries, such as investment banking and financial services. This article describes in summary the process of establishing an ESC, the eligibility criteria for an ESC and the types of investments in which ESCs may participate. It also discusses recent trends in the ESC process.
By Scott Mollen | November 14, 2023
In his Realty Law Digest, Scott Mollen discusses 'Theroux v. Resnicow' dealing with private nuisance and "extremely contentious disputes among neighboring co-op shareholders."
By Carol A. Crossett | October 27, 2023
In the wake of the OceanGate submersible tragedy, there has been much discussion about liability waivers and whether they can bar a lawsuit.
By Carol Rosenthal and Nick Williams | October 26, 2023
Mayor Adams recently announced a group of proposals to eliminate certain zoning barriers in NYC in order to help increase housing, including affordable housing, in NYC. This article outlines and discusses these proposals along with the potential impact and challenges and also the next steps in the process.
By Timothy Capowski, Jack Watkins, Sofya Uvaydov and Chris Theobalt | October 20, 2023
Publicity attacks carry far more weight than mere press conference allegations. This article offers proposals for initial steps toward cleaning up and eliminating the pleading-to-press, ("P2P") trend in litigation.
By James J. Beha II | October 18, 2023
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide whether shareholders can sue for alleged failures to comply with Item 303's disclosure requirements. In 'Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. v. Moab Partners, L.P,' the court will decide whether private plaintiffs can import Item 303's broad, subjective disclosure requirements into a Rule 10b-5 private securities fraud claim. The court's resolution of this issue could have a significant effect on the scope of public companies' potential liability for alleged securities fraud.
By Scott Mollen | October 17, 2023
Scott Mollen discusses "Town of Orangetown, NY v. Armoni Inn & Suites," and "Gentles v. Day."
By Scott M. Himes | October 6, 2023
Litigation occurs because parties are in a dispute. But not every issue, position, argument, and fact needs to be litigated to resolve the dispute. Parties often fight over issues that do not matter, and sometimes don't even exist. This article offers pointers for staying on the right course.
By Scott D. Locke | October 5, 2023
A discussion of the recent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decision in "Thrive Natural Care Inc. v. Nature's Sunshine Products," which recognized a time limit on claims to cancel trademarks that otherwise would be void under this provision. The decision "provides a welcome bright line for trademark holders but also serves as a reminder that one should be mindful of the risks associated with assigning intent-to-use trademark applications."
By Alan Feigenbaum and Marilyn T. Sugarman | October 4, 2023
A discussion of the recent decision 'B.D. v. E.D' which raises "existential questions" but offers one certain piece of advice: When drafting settlement agreements in a matrimonial case, be sure to be very specific as to what is covered in terms of the payor's obligation regarding health insurance.
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