November 13, 2019

       As part of the formation of a corporation, it is essential to prepare by-laws which set forth how the corporation will operate.

Where there are multiple shareholders, it is also a good idea to state how the shareholders will work together within th...

November 10, 2019

Thank you to all of our panelists and attendees for making this joint CLE/CPE presentation on valuation a great success. And thank you to the Westchester Women's Bar Association and the New York State Society of CPS's, Westchester Chapter for supporting this event.

November 7, 2019

Family businesses are often run more like a family affair than like a business.  They often don’t have a board of directors, corporate by-laws, shareholder’s or director’s meetings, or corporate resolutions.

While this informality is both understandable and common, it a...

November 5, 2019

In representing growing businesses, it is important to help clients understand the structure and role of people in their corporation.  With that client understanding, an employment attorney or other professional can be assured that client actions are taken with and by...

October 31, 2019

Which of the following corporate actions do you think requires board of directors' authorization:

  • firing the CEO,

  • laying off workforce,

  • adopting a new handbook,

  • adjusting a corporate officer’s compensation?

Best corporate practices would say, all of...

Sometimes the best defense is a good offense.  Or that's how one could view the forced buy-out option for shareholders under BCL 1118.

While the Business Corporation Law gives holders of 20 percent or more of the outstanding voting shares of a close corporation the righ...

April 23, 2019

While my mother always told me that I was a super lawyer, now its recognized by a national publication!   I will be included in the October, 2019 edition of Super Lawyers.  Thanks for the confidence Mom (along with the love, chicken soup, college tuition, etc.)...