Legal Articles: Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

 







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Adobe PDFRestrictive Covenants: What You Should Know As an Employer and an Employee
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
Both employers and employees should know the basics about restrictive covenants, which open appear in employment contracts and are sometimes referred to as "covenants not to compete, or "non-competition" agreements. An example of a restrictive covenant is a contract provision that...

 

Adobe PDFPendency (A.K.A. “Stay Put”): An Important Right of Special Education Students
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
One of a special educaon student’s most important rights is that of pendency (a.k.a. “stay put”), which permits a student to stay in his last agreed- upon placement and/or continue to receive the last agreed-upon services while any challenge to a proposed Individualized Educaon...

 

HTMLThe Ten Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make In Closely Hold Companies
Erica B. Garay; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Some “partners” or “shareholders” never enter into a formal, written agreement regarding their relationship to each other and to the Company. While New York law does not require such agreements among owners of “partnerships” and “corporations,” the...

 

HTMLHow Family-Owned Businesses Can Use Mediation and Arbitration
Erica B. Garay; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014
Family-owned businesses are the backbone of our community. Most businesses in fact are family-owned, yet few succeed beyond the second generation. Can you buck this trend, and ensure that your family-owned business is preserved, relationships cultivated, and toxicity avoided? Or will you face a...

 

Adobe PDFNew York Adopts Significant Changes to Its Estate Tax and Trust Income Taxation Laws
Jayson J. R. Choi, Nathaniel L. Corwin, Patricia Galteri, Carmela T. Montesano; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 8, 2014, previously published on April 29, 2014
In response to concerns about the long term effects of high taxes on New York State’s economic health and competitiveness, Governor Cuomo last year established a commission charged with identifying ways of reducing the state and local tax burden imposed on Empire State residents and...

 

Adobe PDFNew York City Earned Sick Time Act
Andrew J. Turro; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 25, 2014, previously published on April 22, 2014
On April 1, 2014 the New York City Earned Sick Time Act, as amended, went in to effect. The recent amendments to the Act will require most private employers in New York City to provide their employees with up to 40 hours (five days) of paid sick leave per year. While many employers provide...

 

HTMLUnpaid Interns
Lois Carter Schlissel, Max H. Sicherman; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 23, 2014, previously published on April 21, 2014
The use of unpaid interns has been the subject of recent judicial scrutiny, causing informed employers to reconsider their internship programs. Restrictions placed on unpaid internships by courts and the Department of Labor (“DOL”) warrant careful consideration.

 

Adobe PDFThe New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act
Andrew J. Turro; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 25, 2014, previously published on March 24, 2014
On March 17, 2014, Governor Cuomo signed a bill that made “technical corrections” to the New York State Commercial Goods Transportation Industry Fair Play Act (the “Fair Play Act”). The Fair Play Act, which will go into effect on April 10, 2014, limits the scope and number...

 

HTMLThe New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013: An Overhaul of the New York State Not-For-Profit Corporation Law
James D. Garbus, Elliot I. Lee; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2014, previously published on January 16, 2014
On December 18, 2013, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the “Act”) which represents the first major overhaul to New York’s nonprofit laws in more than 40 years. The Act goes into effect on July 1, 2014. The Act makes a key...

 

HTMLKnow the Law Regarding School District Challenges to Residency
Lynn M. Brown; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 31, 2013, previously published on October 28, 2013
You plan to buy a home in a particular school district, but the sale falls through and you are still in your old home, but your children already started school in the new district.