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  • March 12 2024

    Client Alert: New York City Publishes Workers’ Bill of Rights

    Late last year, New York City enacted a law requiring all employers to provide their employees with a “Worker’s Bill of Rights.” Earlier this month, the New York Department of Consumer and Worker Protection published the “Workers’ Bill of Rights” to be posted and distributed. The poster contains a QR code, which refers employees to the full Workers’ Bill of Rights.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • March 04 2024

    Client Alert: CDC Drops 5-Day COVID Isolation Guidelines

    On March 1, 2024, the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) updated its guidelines for individuals infected with COVID-19, unifying its isolation recommendations for those with the flu, RSV and COVID-19, and recommending affected individuals isolate until (1) they have been fever-free for 24 hours without the assistance of medication and (2) their symptoms are improving.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • February 12 2024

    Client Alert: New York Credit Card Surcharge Law Updated

    On December 13, 2023, Governor Kathy Hochul signed a bill updating and clarifying New York’s credit card surcharge rules. This law is now in effect and businesses must comply with the updated credit card surcharge requirements.

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  • February 05 2024

    Client Alert – Call To Action: The Tip Credit Is On The Table

    New York legislators are once again discussing eliminating the tip credit in the hospitality industry. Such legislation would deprive restaurateurs of the ability to offset tipped employee wages with the tips they receive from guests at a time when the industry is facing increased operating costs, increasing legal obligations, and unprecedented levels of unionization efforts.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 29 2024

    Leaner SPAC Market Expected In Wake Of Tougher SEC Rules

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s passage of tougher new rules governing special-purpose acquisition companies won’t kill this alternative funding vehicle, several attorneys said Wednesday, though stricter oversight will likely accelerate trends toward a leaner market dominated by larger players.

    www.law360.com

  • January 26 2024

    Client Alert: Employers to Provide a “Workers’ Bill of Rights” to All Employees Beginning July 1, 2024

    New York City has enacted a law requiring all employers to provide their employees with a Worker’s Bill of Rights beginning on July 1, 2024. Employers will have to post and distribute it to all employees, regardless of immigration status.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 25 2024

    SPAC Risk Update with Doug Ellenoff: What to Expect in 2024

    For the first SPAC Notebook of 2024, I was pleased to speak once again with Doug Ellenoff, the founder of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole and someone who has been at the forefront of the SPAC market since its inception. In addition to evaluating SPAC activity in 2023, we looked at what to expect for this year.

    www.jdsupra.com

  • January 24 2024

    SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance Investor Protections Relating to SPACs, Shell Companies, and Projections

    The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted new rules and amendments to enhance disclosures and provide additional investor protection in initial public offerings (IPOs) by special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and in subsequent business combination transactions between SPACs and target companies (de-SPAC transactions).

    www.sec.gov

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