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HTMLDecoding Suit Sales Talk
Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
Sometimes we write here for the fashion crowd, and sometimes we write for the rest of us.

 

HTMLWhat Chanel and Kleenex Have In Common
Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2014
When Chanel filled the back cover of WWD with an advertisement that was nothing more than black words on newsprint—without a perfume bottle, a skirt suit or even Karl Lagerfeld anywhere in sight—you knew that the topic was serious. The ad was an open letter directed to “fashion...

 

HTMLDon’t Try This In Your Own Home
Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on November 11, 2014
We have been meditating in these posts on some of the problems that arise when two or more people start and run a new venture. Many of the issues that arise are common to all businesses, but when it comes to fashion—especially fashion good enough and fresh enough to build a brand from...

 

Adobe PDFSuccessor Liability - Nachfolgehaftung beim U.S. Asset- und Stock Deal (German)
Steven H. Thal, Florian von Eyb; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2014, previously published on Fall 2014
Our Fall 2014 Edition of “Zur Information” (For your Information) discusses successor liability when purchasing a company, comparing acquisitions per stock deal and asset deal. The general rule that a purchaser in a stock deal steps into the shoes of the seller and becomes liable for...

 

Adobe PDFPersönliche Haftung von Directors und Officers einer U.S.-Corporation
Steven H. Thal, Florian von Eyb; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2014, previously published on Summer 2014
Personal Liability of Directors and Officers of a U.S. Corporation (Summer 2014) - Are directors and officers of a U.S. corporation personally liable for corporate liabilities? Generally not, but there are exceptions to every rule and nobody is prevented from suing directors or officers anyway. In...

 

Adobe PDFUpdate: Governor Agrees to Sign Brownfield Cleanup Program Extension Bill
Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 2014
On June 24, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo committed to signing the legislation that will extend the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP). Speaking to reporters while in Buffalo, Governor Cuomo was quoted as saying, “We didn’t have total agreement on the overall reform, so what...

 

Adobe PDFDon’t Fall Off the New York Estate Tax Cliff
Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 9, 2014, previously published on June 2014
Effective April 1, 2014, the New York estate tax exemption (the “State Basic exemption Amount”) was increased to just over $2,000,000 and is set to gradually increase over the next few years. (See chart on page 2.) We estimate that the State Basic Exemption Amount will be excess of...

 

HTMLI Didn’t Recognize You with Your Clothes On
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2014, previously published on May 28, 2014
That was a pickup line in the tavernas of the island of Mykonos back in the day, spoken to fellow vacationers fresh off the clothing-optional Paradise Beach. In the ongoing and sometimes dysfunctional relationship between clothing and the law, the usual first requirement of the law is that you wear...

 

HTMLPublic Financing Programs: The French Chronicles
Stephen D. Kramer; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014
I recently read an article by a French export consultant taking the position that smaller French companies seeking to introduce their products to foreign markets should never finance their efforts with their own money, as there are so many public funds available in France to cover the costs. The...

 

HTMLDo Product Labels Matter? Maybe
Helene M. Freeman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 5, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014
Why is a can for Minute Maid juice like a coat? The answer: Because federal statutes and government regulations prescribe how each is labeled. In the case of juice, the label is prescribed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations promulgated under the Nutritional Labeling and...

 


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