Attorney, entrepreneur and consultant Moe Vela will head Scarinci Hollenbeck's office in its new D.C. location Lyndhurst, New Jersey, May 14, 2013 – Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce the expansion of its law firm into Washington, D.C. In addition, Scarinci Hollenbeck is proud to announce that Former Senior White House Advisor Moe Vela has [...]Scarinci Hollenbeck Expands Growing New York Office
Office expansion will allow the leading law firm to accommodate its growing practice areas and meet the demands of an evolving industry. Lyndhurst, NJ, May 3, 2013 - Scarinci Hollenbeck proudly announces the expansion of its New York office and the addition of Eleanor Grinshteyn, of counsel. The New York office has experienced high [...]
Businesses in New York City will soon have to provide paid sick days to employees under legislation recently passed by the New York City Council. While Mayor Michael Bloomberg does not support the measure, it passed by a “veto-proof” majority. Specifically, the NYC employment law will require businesses with 20 or more employees to provide [...]Supreme Court Sides With Monsanto
The U.S. Supreme Court recently sided with Monsanto Co. in a closely watched case involving patented soybean seeds. The Court concluded that an Indiana farmer could not copy patented seeds through planting and harvesting without Monsanto’s permission. The Facts of the Case Monsanto holds patents for Roundup Ready soybean seeds, which contain a genetic alteration [...]
Cengage Learning, the elite academic content and software corporation, is strongly considering seeking bankruptcy proceedings following the release of disappointing third quarter financial results. In a conference call with reporters, Cengage CEO Michael Hansen explained that the company was forced to borrow the whole of its remaining available credit limit - approximately $430 million - in [...]Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford On the Brink of Bankruptcy Due to Costly Custody Battle
Actress Kelly Rutherford, known well for her role on the TV show Gossip Girl, announced that she is exploring bankruptcy protection as a financial option to overcome piles of legal bills and related expenses associated with a costly custody battle. The 44-year-old thespian entered into a highly public and contentious custody battle with her ex-husband, German [...]
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Bitcoins have become a popular topic of discussion recently, as lawmakers and regulators address the complex questions revolving around this digital currency. For example, the virtual Bitcoins are now being used more frequently by online sports gamblers to wager on professional and college sports, as the anonymity gives sports gamblers a chance to circumvent federal [...]
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The family of recently deceased New York Rangers player Derek Boogaard has brought a wrongful death lawsuit against the National Hockey League, alleging that the league is responsible for the brain injuries Boogaard sustained during his hockey career and his subsequent dependence on prescription painkillers. Boogaard passed away in 2011 after an accidental overdose of pain [...]
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The Internal Revenue Service was not wholly unaffected by budget cuts and the federal sequester, and saw many of its financial resources diminished as a result. In response, the IRS may lean on technology solutions to detect tax law violations and penalize criminals. However, the agency's use of new data mining innovations has raised a [...]Harsh Tax Law for American Expatriates
Tax law for American expatriates continues to be a hot topic of debate. While financial experts think that employees in this position may be getting the best of the tax system, many Americans living abroad say it's actually punishing them. This is a particularly large issue for American executives who spend a major portion of their careers [...]