May 2, 2018

FINRA Regulatory Notice 18-13

By Benjamin J. Biard

On April 20, 2018, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) issued Regulatory Notice 18-13… More

Apr 19, 2018

Mandatory Changes are coming to New York State and possibly New York City Employers in the Fight against Sexual Harassment!

On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council passed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the “Act”), a package of 11 bills designed to amend the New York City Human Rights Law… More

Aug 3, 2017

Standing under Spokeo has been established

Standing under Spokeo has been established.  The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (the “Appeals Court”) reversed the USDC (District of Columbia)(the “District Court”) decision to dismiss a matter for lack of Article III standing… More

Aug 1, 2017

Nationwide initiative to Get in Cyber Shape is underway!

The time has never been better to get in Cyber Shape!! The New York State Department of Financial Services’ Cybersecurity Regulation, and its requirements, is getting nationwide attention… More

Jun 15, 2017

As the ADEA turns 50, will Congress act to make it relevant again?

The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act, introduced by the House of Representatives (the “House”) on May 25, 2017, would forever change the standard of proof in age discrimination… More

May 5, 2017

NYS Department Financial Services now sets Sights on Title Insurers

On May 1, 2017 Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced 2 new proposed regulations aimed at title insurers. A New York State Department of Financial Services’ (“NYSDFS”) investigation revealed… More