• New York Law Journal

    Appeals Court Rejects Bid for Open Access to Police Personnel Records

    January 18, 2019

    The Appellate Division, First Department affirmed a lower court's ruling that Civil Rights Law 50-a prevents attorneys from getting their hands on records relating to misconduct allegations against officers and punishments they received via the state's Freedom of Information Law.

  • Matter of SKAT Tax Refund Scheme Litigation

    Publication Date: 2019-01-18
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | International Law | Tax
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Lewis Kaplan
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Sarah Loomis Cave, William R. Maguire, John Thomas McGoey, Marc Alan Weinstein, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendants The Bradley London Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, Ackview Solo 401 K Plan and Sean Driscoll, NYCATX LLC Solo 401 K Plan and Carl Andrew Vergari, Sanford Villa Pension Plan and Roger Lehman, The Aria Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Aston Advisors LLC 401 K Plan and Roger Lehman, The Atlantic DHR 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Beleforte Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Bravos Advisors 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Busby Black 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Canada Rock LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Costello Advisors Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The DMR Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Dosmon Bly Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Eskin Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Fieldcrest Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Houston Rocco LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The India Bombay LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The ISDB Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The KASV Group Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Kodiak Capital Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Krabi Holdings LLC 401 K Plan and Gavin Crescenzo, The Kyber Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The LBR Capital Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Lerici Capital Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Ludlow Holdings 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The M2F Wellness LLC 401 K Plan and Mitchell Protass, The Monin Amper Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The MPQ Holdings LLC 401 K Plan and Mitchell Protass, The NYC Stanismore Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Petkov Management LLC 401 K Plan and Svetlin Petkov, The Petkov Partners Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Proper Pacific LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Regoleth Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Saba Capital LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Sector 230 LLC 401 K Plan, The SPKK LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Stark Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Stor Capital Consulting LLC 401 K Plan and Michael Ben-Jacob, The SVP 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Texas Rocco LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The TKKJ LLC 401 K Plan and Thomas Kertelits, The West River Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Westport Advisors LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo: Mark David Allison, Zhanna A. Ziering, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered Attorneys for Defendant Sander Gerber Pension Plan: Stephen D. Andrews, Amy McKinlay, Williams & Connolly LLP Attorneys for Defendants Sterling Alpha LLC 401(K) Profit Sharing Plan, John C. Doscas, Sander Gerber Pension Plan, Del Mar Asset Management Saving & Retirement Plan, David W. Freelove: Bryan C. Skarlatos, Juliet L. Fink, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP Attorneys for Defendant Adam LaRosa: Edward M. Spiro, Audrey Feldman, Morvillo Abramowitz Gran

    Case Number: 18-md-2865

    'Revenue Rule', U.S. - Denmark Treaty Bar Suit Over Attempt to Recover Stolen Withholdings

  • Mercogliano v. Nailati Holdings LLC

    Publication Date: 2019-01-17
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Suffolk
    Judge: Justice Jerry Garguilo
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiff's Attorney: Barry V Pittman Law, P.C., Brightwaters, NY.
    for defendant: Defendant's Attorney: Attorneys for Richard Sapienza Jr., Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC, Rockville Centre, NY.; Defendant Pro Se: Nailati Holdings LLC, West Islip, NY.

    Case Number: 613443/2018

    Plaintiff's Complaint for Accounting Dismissed as Derivative and Belonging to Corporation

  • Argosy Capital Grp. III LP v. Triangle Capital Corp.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-17
    Practice Area: Bankruptcy | Civil Procedure
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Edgardo Ramos
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 17 Civ. 9845

    'Core' Proceeding's Transfer to Kentucky Under 28 USC §1412 Explained in Bankruptcy Case

  • New York Law Journal

    Judge Backs Order Blocking Congestion Tax on Rides in Manhattan

    January 17, 2019

    Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Lynn Kotler said a temporary restraining order to levy congestion taxes on taxis and other ride services that make trips into Manhattan below 96th Street would remain in place until at least Jan. 31.

  • New York Law Journal

    Recent Decisions Tackle Federal-State Relations

    January 17, 2019

    In their Appellate Division Review, E. Leo Milonas and Andrew Smith discuss recent decisions from the Appellate Divisions, including the recent Second Department decision “People ex rel. Wells v. DeMarco,” which held that state and local law enforcement officers lack authority under New York law to effect arrests for violations of federal civil immigration violations.

  • Deaton v. Napoli

    Publication Date: 2019-01-16
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Personal Injury
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Joseph Bianco
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiffs are proceeding pro se, John Deaton, East Providence, Rhode Island.
    for defendant: Defendants are represented by Holly G. Gydus, Melick & Porter, LLP, New York, New York.

    Case Number: 2:17-CV-04592

    New York Law, Not Rhode Island's, Applies in Diversity Suit Alleging Defamation, Libel

  • New York Law Journal

    NYC Adds Sackler Family Members as Purdue Pharma Owners to Opioids Lawsuit

    January 16, 2019

    The New York City government has expanded its lawsuit against pharmaceutical distributors over the opioid epidemic that has impacted communities across the U.S. to include members of the Sackler family, which owns Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin and a group of major retailers.

  • Diallo v. Whole Foods Market Grp. Inc.

    Publication Date: 2019-01-15
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Employment Litigation
    Industry: Retail
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Paul Engelmayer
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16 Civ. 9228

    Material Fact Disputes Require Resolution of Title VII Bias, Retaliation Claims by Trial

  • New York Law Journal

    Appeals Court Reinstates New Regs on Title Insurance Industry

    January 15, 2019

    A state appeals court has reinstated regulations on the title insurance industry enacted to prohibit insurers from wining and dining attorneys and real estate agents in exchange for business referrals and passing those costs along to consumers.