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Adobe PDFUS Government Expands Effort to Penetrate Secrecy In Residential Transactions Across NYC, Other Gateway Cities
Michael W. Galligan, Marc A. Landis, Tiberio Schwartz; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 17, 2016, previously published on July 2016
In January of 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) has ordered certain title insurance companies to identify the individuals behind the purchase of residential real estate in Manhattan (New York County, New York) and Miami-Dade...

 

HTMLThis Way or That
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2016, previously published on July 27, 2016
A young lawyer walked by while working late, waving the striped tie he had just removed, announcing that, after 9:00 p.m., business casual was mandatory. European-born, my colleague’s tie had blue, white and green stripes angled downward from left to right (as seen by the wearer), in the...

 

HTMLRemembering Bill Cunningham
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on June 28, 2016
The term fashion photographer typically brings to mind a specialist who works on assignment for advertisements or editorials and who brings to each shoot enough equipment to light a stadium and enough digital photographic gear to document a war. Bill Cunningham, who died on Saturday at the age of...

 

HTMLSeeing With Your Third Eye
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on June 1, 2016
Because almost everybody wears glasses of some kind, part of the pathway of the ascent of a designer will quite often include an eyewear line. Personal optics is a field in which design must coexist with the demands of mechanics, durability and, for vision eyewear, medical requirements. With those...

 

Adobe PDFLabor Department Significantly Increases Minimum Salary and Compensation Levels Required to Qualify Employees for “White Collar” Overtime Exemption
Regina E. Faul, Marc B. Zimmerman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on May 2016
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced the publication of its long-awaited final rule updating the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) which more than doubles the salary level required to satisfy the FLSA’s overtime...

 

Adobe PDFUSDOL Rule Expands Reporting Requirements for Employers Engaging "Persuaders" to Address Unionization
Regina E. Faul, Marc B. Zimmerman; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 6, 2016, previously published on March 2016
On March 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its new “persuader” rule which substantially expands reporting requirements to the DOL for employers who enter into agreements with consultants and attorneys for services relating to persuading employees with...

 

HTMLSteueroase Delaware? Warum Unternehmen meist in Delaware gründen (German)
Steven H. Thal, Florian von Eyb; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 30, 2016, previously published on Summer 2015
In our current issue of For Your Information entitled, “Tax-Haven Delaware? Why most entities incorporate in Delaware”, we discuss whether Delaware’s often cited dubious reputation as a tax-haven is justified. Furthermore, we explain the real advantages and disadvantages of...

 

Adobe PDFSEC Adopts New Rules to Faciliatate Securities Offerings by Emerging Growth Companies and Smaller Reporting Companies
R. Brian Brodrick, Andrew E. Goldstein; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 30, 2016, previously published on February 2016
In January 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) approved new rules implementing two provisions of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, adopted by Congress in December, that will facilitate public offerings by emerging growth companies and smaller...

 

HTMLThe Skinny On Ties
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 25, 2016, previously published on April 12, 2016
We have commented here before that the necktie is the surviving element of the male wardrobe that is purely decorative. If it is true that form follows function, there is no prescribed form for an accessory that, by definition, is completely without function. For that reason, you can make it a...

 

HTMLToo Stylish to Stay at Home—Or Go Back There
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 11, 2016, previously published on February 9, 2016
While attending the annual meeting of the Copyright Society of the USA in Newport, Rhode Island last year, I walked into a military surplus store and came out the owner of a Swiss military field jacket. I had found a row of them crowded into a single rack. All were a bit malodorous (often a hazard...

 


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