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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....

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...

May 5, 2020

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.)...

March 12, 2020

There have been some major developments with regard to privacy laws beginning largely in 2018, with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which became enforceable in May 2018, and which gave consumers in Europe certain rights as to thei...

March 10, 2020

My father is the smartest person that I know.  He is a Yale educated physicist; a retired college professor.  He has authored published scholarly articles.  He can sit and do the New York Times crossword puzzle (any day of the week) in 15 minutes. He continues to work...

February 18, 2020

We are extremely proud to announce that Judith Bachman, Esq., will receive the  2020 Pinnacle Award from the Rockland Business Association for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in Business.  We would like to Congratulate the other Winners,  Jill A. Warner, Rockland BO...

February 12, 2020

You are the proud owner of a family business that may have existed for many years and brought profit and joy to several generations.

Perhaps, though, you are ready to consider selling the family business – maybe this is the ideal time to capitalize on the value of the i...

January 15, 2020

A corporation formed in New York can sue or be sued in a litigation in New York. N.Y. Business Corp. Law § 202.

Of course, many corporations are formed in other states other than New York.  In New York parlance, such corporations are “foreign corporations.”

A foreign cor...

January 9, 2020

Where there are an even number of directors or managing members of an entity, there is the potential that an action requiring a majority vote will be met with an even split – half of the directors or managing members will vote “yes,” and the other half will vote “no.”...

December 10, 2019

Shareholders votes, within a class of shares, are counted based on the number of shares they have.  Shareholders may vote in person or by proxy.  N.Y. Business Corp. Law § 609.

In order to conduct a shareholder vote there must be quorum of shareholders at a duly ca...

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