I recently attended my 45th high school class reunion. We always remember our high school classmates as their 18-year-old selves. And there is virtually always at least some glimmers of recognition now of the young people we knew many ...Read More »
November brings thoughts of American Thanksgiving Day traditions and the gift-giving season to follow. Locally, the Campaign for Justice to support Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. (VLSP), Rochester Legal Aid Society, and Legal Assistance of Western ...Read More »
Personal jurisdiction In Albino v. Global Equip. USA, Ltd., No. 14-cv-06519(MAT) (Aug. 18, 2016), plaintiff asserted strict products liability and negligence causes of action against an out of state distributor, claiming that the distributor brokered the sale of a defective ...
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In the fall, a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of baseball. With apologies to the poet, so do those of an older man. When combined with ruminations on a half-century of law, this occasionally yields some reflection on ...Read More »
A recently issued Chief Counsel Advice (CCA 201606027) determined that a partner’s limited guarantee was sufficient to create economic risk of loss with respect to a partnership liability. Of particular interest is the Internal Revenue Service’s (“Service”) belief ...Read More »
In a decision issued just last week, a divided New York State Court of Appeals applied the age-old doctrine of champerty, barring litigation brought by plaintiff Justinian Capital SPC (“Justinian”). Justinian Capital SPC v. WestLB AG, 2016 N.Y. Slip ...Read More »
Medicare Accountable Care Organizations are groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers and suppliers who choose to come together to coordinate patient care. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has developed several ACO models under the Affordable ...Read More »