Client Spotlight: USWU Legislative Win for Malito & Fink

Client Spotlight: USWU Legislative Win for Malito & Fink in Albany April 3, 2024 – Partner, Steve Malito, Chair of the New York State Government Relations practice and Zack Fink, Director of External Affairs, announced today that the New York State Senate has passed legislation (S 5085 C) 59-2 that will prevent auto technicians from […]

Client Alert: NYS Cannabis Portal for Adult-Use Licenses Opens 10/4

Client Alert: NYS Cannabis Portal for Adult-Use Licenses Opens 10/4 September 15, 2023 – At the September 12, 2023 meeting of the NYS Cannabis Control Board (CCB), they announced that New York’s full, adult-use cannabis license application portal will officially open on October 4, 2023 — for 60 days. The portal will open on 10/4/23 […]

CLIENT ALERT: NYC M-Core Revitalization Deadline

CLIENT ALERT: NYC M-Core Revitalization Deadline July 12, 2023 – The New York City EDC and the New York City Industrial Development Agency recently launched The Manhattan Commercial Revitalization (M-CORE) program. This innovative program provides owners of commercial office buildings with a range of tax incentives to support transformative renovations of office buildings located in […]

CLIENT ALERT: NYS Offers 150M Incentives Tax Credits & Grants

CLIENT ALERT: NYS Offers 150M Incentives Tax Credits & Grants

CLIENT ALERT: NYS Offers 150M Incentives Tax Credits & Grants On May 15, 2023 – New York State Governor, Kathy Hochul announced the 13th Round of the Regional Economic Development Council (“REDC”) Initiative. This round includes up to $150 Million worth of capital grants, tax credits, and other financial assistance programs available to projects on […]

E-Bike Regulations – What You Need to Know!

e-Bike Regulations: What You Need to Know! By William P. Walzer, Partner Real Estate Law | Commercial Banking & Finance Law 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 […]

CLIENT ALERT: NYC Requisites for Customer Collected Biometrics

CLIENT ALERT: NYC Requirements for Customer Collected Biometrics NYC Creates Requirements for Commercial Establishments Concerning Biometric Information Collected from Customers May 12, 2021 — Effective July 9, 2021, commercial establishments such as retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues could face limitations regarding the collection, use and retention of customers’ biometric identifier information. To be in compliance, […]

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