WHAT SHOULD MID-MARKET COMPANIES DO TO PROTECT DEPOSITS DURING THE CURRENT BANK LIQUIDITY CRUNCH?
By Nicholas T. Terzulli, Senior Counsel CORPORATE & SECURITIES LAW PRACTICE COMMERCIAL BANKING & FINANCE LAW PRACTICE Breaking Up Is Hard To Do In the wake of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, every chief executive officer of a mid-market privately held company had the same two questions this […]
E-BIKE REGULATIONS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!
By William P. Walzer, Partner REAL ESTATE LAW PRACTICE COMMERCIAL BANKING & FINANCE LAW PRACTICE The NYC Fire Department has attributed the cause of many recent fires, some fatal, to overheating lithium-ion batteries (“LIBs”) used in e-bikes and similar electrically powered personal conveyances (generally, “e-bikes”)1. The popularity of e-bikes has dramatically increased for both commercial […]
THE SEPARATE CAR ACT: A 19TH CENTURY CIVIL RIGHTS CASE WORTH REEXPLORING
By Alex McBride COMMERCIAL LITIGATION LAW PRACTICE What did the ins and outs of the 19th-century U.S. Supreme Court decision, Plessy v. Ferguson, the rationale for Jim Crow racial segregation laws, teach us? Homer Plessy was seven-eighths White and one-eighth Black — pejoratively referred to as an “octoroon” in the 19th century. Plessy came of […]
WHAT ARE 5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT “REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS” FOR PETS IN CO-OPS & CONDOS?
By Ian J. Brandt, Partner CO-OP & CONDOMINIUM LAW PRACTICE If you’re on a co-op board of a building that doesn’t allow pets, what questions can board members ask tenants regarding pet requests, and what “reasonable accommodations” are you required to make? What Are Five Things You Need to Know? Even […]
WHAT ARE THE 7 THINGS YOU SHOULD HAVE IN A CONSTRUCTION PERIOD LICENSE?
By William P. Walzer, Partner REAL ESTATE LAW PRACTICE COMMERCIAL BANKING & FINANCE LAW PRACTICE Section 3309 of the NYC Building Code requires property owners planning construction to safeguard neighboring properties from damage and protect persons from injury. Neighboring property should be protected from typical construction risks: falling objects, vibration damage, and undermined foundations. […]
WHAT ARE THE 4 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE H-1B 2024 VISA PROGRAM?
By Joseph Asir, Esq. IMMIGRATION LAW PRACTICE Time sensitive information from the Immigration Law practice team at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP regarding the H-1B 2024 visa program. The H-1B Cap: Understanding the 2024 Quota and What It Means for Employers and Employees-The H-1B visa is a highly sought-after visa for skilled foreign workers in […]
WHAT ARE 5 WAYS TO DEFER TAXES ON HIGHLY APPRECIATED REAL ESTATE?
By Stefan Dunkelgrun, Partner TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW PRACTICE Recently, home prices have been increasing and many people believe now is the time to cash in on the value of their home. Whether it’s downsizing and taking the difference or selling a second home and using that money to fund a retirement, most people would […]
WHAT ARE 13 KEY ESTATE PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE NEW NORMAL – BLENDED FAMILIES?
By: Stefan Dunkelgrun, Partner TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW PRACTICE WHY DOES BLENDED FAMILY ESTATE PLANNING MATTER? During the second half of the 20th century, the “typical” family comprised of a husband, wife, and 2.3 children. Prior to the 20th century multiple generations of a family more commonly lived in one household, and lower life […]