Legal Articles: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP

 







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Adobe PDFReprieve Granted to Philadelphia Tax-Exempt Property Owners
Noel Andrew Fleming, Joyce C. Sun; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on March 2015
In response to an overwhelming outcry from the Philadelphia nonprofit community, the Philadelphia Office of Property Assessment (OPA) has extended to June 1, 2015 the filing deadline for nonprofits to certify that they continue to qualify for real estate tax exemption for properties they own in...

 

Adobe PDFRecent Superior Court Decision Underscores Difficulty and Need for Caution When Determining Appealability of Orphans' Court Orders
Roberta A. Barsotti, Carl A. Solano; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on March 2015
For several years, Pennsylvania judges, lawyers, and (even) rulemakers have struggled to define when an order entered in an Orphans’ Court proceeding is immediately appealable. The issue, of course, is critical, because failure to take a timely appeal from such an order may forfeit all...

 

Adobe PDFGingko, Roses, or Just Filler? The New York Attorney General's Attack on Supplements
Matthew J. Kelly, Matthew S. Tamasco, Saul Wilensky; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 21, 2015, previously published on February 2015
We all know that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what if the roses you give to your sweetheart are actually painted daisies or thorns without flowers? Or worse, if they do not contain flowers at all but instead are made from lychee berries that most certainly would not smell...

 

Adobe PDFRecent New York Decision Reaffirms Limits to Surety’s Liability on a Delay Claim Made under a Payment Bond
Cynthia A. Murray; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
A recent decision by the Supreme Court, New York County, reaffirmed the law as it applies to important issues relating to a surety’s defenses to a claim for delay damages made under a payment bond. In Advanced Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc. v. Seaboard Surety Co., Inc., No. 650321/2001,...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Clarifies Application of Final Judgment Rule in MDL Proceedings, But Uncertainty Remains
Christian D. Sheehan; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
On January 21, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Gelboim v. Bank of America Group. The case presented a single question: Is a district court order dismissing all claims in an action that was consolidated with several others for pretrial purposes a final and immediately...

 

Adobe PDFPotential Tax Changes Ahead for Pennsylvania Nonprofits
H. Lee Schwartzberg; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
Pennsylvania charities that rely on exemptions from real property tax and sales and use tax may have good reason to be concerned. A recently released special report prepared by the Pennsylvania Auditor General quantifying potential tax revenues from currently exempt properties underscores the...

 

Adobe PDFDrone Propellers Aren't the Only Things Buzzing as the FAA Releases Proposed Regulations for the Commercial Operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems
Robert J. Williams; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
In a surprise move during Presidents’ Day weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration released long-awaited proposed regulations for the commercial operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The draft regulations prompted a collective sigh of relief by UAS advocates, as they are...

 

Adobe PDFSafeguarding Your Information Assets: Are You Prepared?
Stephenie Wingyuen Yeung; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on January 2015
In view of the well-publicized data breaches in 2014 and the current renewed federal legislative focus on privacy and data security issues, we are providing this Alert to highlight some action items to safeguard your company’s information assets, and reduce exposure to liability in the event...

 

Adobe PDFIs Your Landfill or Other Wasting Asset Fairly Assessed?
Ronald S. Cusano; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on March 2015
Some assets, such as houses, art and collectibles, and investments appreciate in value over time; others, such as landfills, are considered “wasting assets,” as they have a finite life and little or no capital value at the end of that life. In fact, a landfill is more of a liability...

 

Adobe PDFSupreme Court Reaffirms That an Appellee Who Does Not Seek To Enlarge Its Favorable Judgment Need Not File a Cross-Appeal To Attack a Lower Court Ruling
Arleigh P. Helfer, Bruce P. Merenstein; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 20, 2015, previously published on February 2015
One of a litigator’s most crucial tasks is ensuring that issues and arguments in support of a client’s position are available if and when the case is presented to an appellate tribunal. While issue preservation is always a concern for appellants, who are subject to the doctrine of...

 


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