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You’re a small business, maybe 50 employees or less, with annual revenues under $1 million. You’ve always run your business hands-on – involved in every aspect of the company’s functioning. You’ve relied on experience and gut instinct to found and build what you have....

We have found new ways to connect and communicate in the COVID-19 era. But with those new conveniences comes a slew of new risks and exposures.

Cyber intruders have been “Zoom bombing.” Bank of America suffered a data breach while processing PPP loan applications. A sof...

June 18, 2020

The coronavirus pause that shut down most New York businesses this spring inadvertently became an inflection point for business owners to take a contemplative time-out. Dealing with unprecedented down time and the real-life scenario of a pandemic forced many business o...

June 11, 2020

This article examines how four leading Rockland businesses have navigated through the COVID-19 crisis. I spoke with Larry Beckerle of Beckerle Lumber, Joseph Rand of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, Michael Khekoian of Computuners, and Howard Hellman of All Bright...

June 11, 2020

More than 50 percent of commercial tenants have not paid rent since mid-March. Some have skipped payments; others have sought rent abatement or deferrals. Due to the grave and unprecedented circumstances brought on by the coronavirus shutdown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo tempora...

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses necessarily shifted to remote and digital work.  In that shift, the use of handwritten or original signatures was largely shunted aside in favor of electronic signatures.

In a prescient approach, New York State al...