On May 22, 2017, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Justices Anil C. Singh and Jeffrey K. Oing had been appointed to fill vacancies on the bench of the Appellate Division, First Department. June 12, 2017 was the last day on the Commercial Division bench for both … [Read more...] about Changing of the Guard in the New York County Commercial Division
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A year ago, the Attorneys General of New York, New Jersey, and Montana issued a joint statement that they intended to sue FedEx Ground for misclassifying drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Now, the second of those two Attorney Generals has done so when … [Read more...] about New York Joins Other States in Suing FEDEX for Misclassification of its Ground Division Drivers as Independent Contractors
On April 16, 2012, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Nassau County, entered an Order of Liquidation and Approval of the ELNY Restructuring Agreement (Order) and accompanying memorandum decision. The Order was entered over the objections of a number of … [Read more...] about Executive Life Insurance Company of New York (ELNY): Now What?
The Supreme Court of New York County upheld the retroactive income tax amendment treating an election under Internal Revenue Code section 338(h)(10) as an asset sale for New York State income tax purposes.Retroactivity Upheld for 338(h)(10) Election and Non-Resident S Corporation … [Read more...] about New York Court Upholds Retroactive Income Tax Provision for 338(h)(10) Elections
After being sworn in as a Criminal Court Judge, Ms. Raja Rajeswari has become first India-born woman to be appointed a judge in the New York City. She took the oath of office at a ceremony held on Monday, along with 27 other Judges appointed earlier this month to the Family … [Read more...] about Raja Rajeswari becomes New York City’s first India-born woman Judge