Last month the Division of Human Rights handed down a significant decision in favor of a same-sex couple wanting to marry whom a wedding venue refused to accommodate on the grounds of their sexual orientation. The decision is significant for ...Read More »
It’s easy to understand why many parents like 529 college savings plans. The assets grow tax free if used for qualified higher education expenses, and some contributions may be eligible for a state income tax deduction. But does that mean ...Read More »
Anyone with investable assets is keenly aware of the challenges facing today’s market environment. They are uncertain whether stocks can continue their stellar positive run and they are unsure if bonds can help them get to their intended destination. They are also concerned with geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine and the stimulus-led growth around the globe. With these concerns at the forefront of investors’ minds, the logical questions are: how and where should I invest my money?
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The Second Circuit held in Pippins v. KPMG LLP, (No. 13-889-cv, decided on 7/22/2014), audit associates for a large accounting firm were learned professionals exempt from the FLSA overtime requirements because they performed work requiring advanced knowledge and that required ...Read More »
The Supreme Court held more than 30 years ago in Upjohn Co. v. United States, 449 U.S. 383 (1981), that the attorney-client privilege applies to corporations. A federal court ruling in March 2014, however, caused considerable concern in the business ...Read More »
After a slow start in the 1980s and 1990s, index investing has gone mainstream. It is now arguably the default approach for most individual investors and even for many institutional investors. Some observers see this as cause for concern. ...Read More »