Thursday, April 18, 2019
President Trump and Republicans in Congress are seeking to boost the fossil fuel energy sectors with two new Executive Orders (EO)and recently introduced Senate and House Bills. On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, President Trump signed Executive Order 13868 (Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic Growth) and Executive Order 13867 (Issuance of Permits with Respect to Facilities and Land … More »
Monday, March 4, 2019
On Tuesday, February 26, 2019, the House Energy & Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a hearing titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Era of Big Data."
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Would you be interested if we told you there was a way to significantly reduce, or in certain cases entirely eliminate, your obligation to pay taxes on certain qualifying capital gains? If so, we would suggest you take a minute to learn about Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds (“QOF(s)”)—a new investment vehicle created by the Tax Cut and Jobs Act in order to spur economic … More »
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Not-for-Profit Client Alert
Thursday, October 4, 2018
As we wrote here in July 2018, New York State enacted a sweeping set of laws aimed at curbing sexual harassment in the workplace. Two of the most prominent pieces of the legislation required employers to adopt a compliant sexual harassment policy and provide annual sexual harassment training to all employees.
Friday, July 6, 2018
New York State’s Overhaul of Laws Concerning Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Causes Employers to Reconsider Workplace Policies and Employment Contracts
As a part of the state budget process, New York has recently enacted new and sweeping changes to the laws surrounding sexual harassment in the workplace. The changes concern both the public and private sector and obligations of New York employers relative to sexual harassment, including content of policies, training and agreements with current and prospective employees. In addition, employers can … More »
Monday, June 18, 2018
Doctors, dentists, advance practice providers, and their respective practices should take note of a recent professional discipline ruling in which a nurse practitioner's license to practice in New York State was suspended following a HIPAA breach she caused in 2015 when she disclosed information about former patients to her new employer.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Yesterday, a representative from HHS testified in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions regarding the oversight of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
On February 7, 2018, the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) issued guidance for entities with a Bit License or those handling virtual currency that are chartered as limited purpose trust companies under New York’s Banking Law. The guidance focuses on fraud detection and prevention of market manipulation of virtual currency pricing and essentially amplifies … More »
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
On November 28, 2016, Governor Cuomo signed into law amendments to the New York Not-For-Profit Corporation Law (the "NPCL") that will become effective May 27, 2017 (the "Amendments"). The Amendments build upon the 2015 amendments to the Nonprofit Revitalization Act that Governor Cuomo signed into law in 2013 and generally improve and clarify certain NPCL terms, particularly with respect to … More »