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June 28, 2019


So, you’re a talented entrepreneur, consultant or small business owner. You provided a great deal of services or products to another company, a bit larger and more established than yourself. And yet, even with all those resources, this bigger buyer for some reason hasn’t paid you yet, or not in full. Maybe they claim they are waiting on a payment. Perhaps they claim you did something wrong and they are using that either as justificati...

February 1, 2017

It is with a mixture of regret and relief that my term as Chairman of the New York State Bar Association Corporation Counsel came to a peaceful conclusion in late January.  Service in this capacity in our humble little Section of over 1,500 members, is customarily limited to one 1-year term, and twelve months seemed both too short a time to do everything I wanted, and far too burdensome a commitment for any one person to bear! That said, I truly...

June 28, 2016

"It is better to give than to deceive."


In our last article together we discussed three the duties of "Care, Loyalty and Obedience" by which (largely volunteer) directors of nonprofits must abide.  Today, we will dive a bit deeper in the Duty of Loyalty, and what that really means.  But first...

Disclaimer: The following information does NOT constitute legal advice and is only for general educational purposes.  Each situation is...

March 31, 2016

As this is a continuation of my last article, I recommend you re-read it so you have full command of the facts, by clicking here

Disclaimer: The following information does NOT constitute legal advice and is only for general educational purposes.  Each situation is different and specific legal issues usually require additional research and investigation, so do not rely on this article to address a particular legal issue; use this as a starting po...

October 30, 2015

This is the second article on the pitfalls blogging operators face. 

A very popular type of blog is the news aggregation website.  you know those websites with headlines that beg, borrow or steal content from other actual stories and may or may not click through. According to Wikipedia, “a feed aggregator, feed reader, news reader, RSS reader or simply aggregator, is client software or a web application which aggregates syndicated web content such...

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