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HTMLAre You Doing Enough? How to Ensure Your Internal Investigation Remains Privileged
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
The attorney-client privilege frees clients to speak frankly with counsel to obtain critical legal advice without worrying about sharing the questions and answers with the world. This confidential space to discuss sensitive legal questions is particularly important in internal investigations, where...

 

HTMLChanges to New York Estate Tax Included in Budget Deal
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2014, previously published on April 16, 2014
As we discussed in our last letter, as part of his budget, Governor Cuomo proposed substantial changes to New York estate tax. The budget, as finalized, incorporates some of the Governor’s proposals, but the original proposal was changed significantly. One of those changes contains a...

 

HTMLTargeting Nursing Home Owners: New York State Seeks to Hold Owners Personally Responsible for Deficiencies
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 8, 2014
In a press release earlier this year, the New York Attorney General announced a fraud and False Claims Act suit against the individual owners of a 320-bed, for-profit nursing home. The state’s liability theory relies on the contrast between the financial success of the owners and the serious...

 

Adobe PDFIRS Provides Guidance to Employers Regarding Same-Sex Spouse Rules for Retirement Plans
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 2014
On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in United States v. Windsor. The Court ruled that Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined “marriage” as “only a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife” for...

 

HTML2014 - 2015 New York Budget: Changes to New York Estate Tax
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on April 1, 2014
As part of his 2014-2015 budget, Governor Cuomo had proposed making significant changes to the New York estate tax. The budget, as finalized, incorporates much of the Governor’s proposal with some significant changes. This LegalCurrents describes the legislation and notes the more important...

 

Adobe PDFSEC Issues No-Action Letter Providing Relief to Private Company M&A Brokers
Joe Doyle, Daniel R. Kinel, Alexander R. McClean; Harter Secrest & Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2014, previously published on March 2014
The staff of the Division of Trading and Markets of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter dated January 31 and revised on February 4 that permits an M&A broker to effect securities transactions in connection with the transfer of ownership of a privately-held company...

 

HTMLNew York Court Requires D&O Carrier to Cover Organization’s Cost of Subpoena Compliance
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014
Government investigations impose tremendous costs on organizations. In simply responding to a subpoena, organizations may incur substantial attorneys’ fees and electronic discovery fees, ranging from many thousands to many millions of dollars. Organizations sometimes overlook their insurance...

 

HTMLFiling Season Opens April 1 For Quota-Subject H-1B Visas
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 10, 2014
FILING SEASON OPENS APRIL 1 FOR QUOTA-SUBJECT H-1B VISAS: Essential to file quota-subject H-1B petitions by April 1 for employment on or after October 1, 2014

 

Adobe PDFMore than the Minimum Wage Increasing on December 31
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on December 20, 2013
Most New York employers are aware that December 31, 2013 brings an increase in the State’s minimum wage to $8.00 per hour. However, the last day of 2013 also brings an increase in several other wage and hour minimum standards established by the New York Department of Labor. Other key changes...

 

Adobe PDFNew York Enacts Sweeping Not-For-Profit Corporation Law Reform
Harter Secrest Emery LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 6, 2014, previously published on December 19, 2013
On December 18, Governor Cuomo signed the Non-Profit Revitalization Act, an unprecedented sweeping reform of the New York Not-for-Profitt Corporation Law (N-PCL). The Act makes numerous changes to the N-PCL that will affect many aspects of the formation and operation of New York not-for-profit...

 


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