It’s that time of year again — when a bright-eyed group of recent law school graduates are sworn in to become lawyers. A time when we more seasoned lawyers make a point of welcoming our newest colleagues to the bar. ...Read More »
Like every other institution of government, the judiciary, as well as the private dispute resolution sector is rapidly changing. Technology and globalization are rapidly transforming the forums and techniques of dispute resolution and with them the paradigms of the ...Read More »
This morning in Monroe County Family Court is a day filled with tears, but not the usual tears shed in Family Court. Today, adoptions will be finalized in a ceremony celebrating adoptive families, and the tears will be tears ...Read More »
Monroe County Family Court — now in its 53rd year — has finalized more than 14,000 adoptions. Over the last 12 years the court’s celebration of National Adoption Day has endeavored to raise our community’s awareness surrounding adoption. Children in ...
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Recruiting for nonprofit organizations can be especially challenging, due to their limited resources. But it is important that nonprofit executives do not overlook best practices for effective recruiting. After all, it is people who are behind an organization’s mission ...Read More »
Financial intermediaries are the people and institutions that stand between investors and the financial markets. They include banks, investment managers, and insurance companies. The financial crisis of 2008 has prompted much soul-searching about the risks posed by the financial ...Read More »
As we near the end of 2016, individuals with taxable investment accounts should be evaluating their tax situation and considering favorable tax-saving strategies before the year is over. Year-end tax planning can be a valuable and money-saving opportunity that should ...Read More »
For affluent investors, hedge funds can be a powerful wealth management tool, offering attractive returns and broad diversification. However, hedge funds can be extremely tax inefficient. Typically, hedge fund earnings are taxed as ordinary income or short-term capital gain, at ...
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