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Real Estate Transactions for March
April 16, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On March 12, 2021, Yaron Kornblum and John Panagopoulos represented BF 227 Limited Liability Company and BBM Chocolate Distributors Ltd. in the refinance of the property located at 16 Old Bloomfield Avenue, Pine Brook, NJ. The loan amount was $5 million, along with a $2 million line of credit from Bank Hapoalim, B.M. On March …
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Ullman Comments on the Wild West of the GRAS Process
April 9, 2021 | Health Services
Marc Ullman spoke on the issues of the GRAS process in the NutraIngredients-USA article, “As a result of GRAS process FDA has no idea of what’s on market, say paper’s authors.” The article discusses how a paper found that the FDA does not know how many new ingredients have entered the market due to the …
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JD Supra Names Vlahos a Top Tax Author for 2021
April 8, 2021 | Tax
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Louis Vlahos placed No. 2 among the top 10 authors on the topic of tax law for 2021 in JD Supra’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Lou is a partner in the firm’s Business Dissolution; Cannabis; Corporate; Personal, Family & Business Planning; and Tax practice groups. This year’s Readers’ …
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La Ferlita Presents at Nassau Bar CLE
April 7, 2021 | Trusts & Estates
On April 7, Joseph La Ferlita co-presented the one-hour CLE, Remote Execution of Estate Planning Documents: Pitfalls and Best Practices, at the Nassau County Bar Association. The program offered information on how trusts and estates attorneys can best comply with Governor Cuomo’s executive orders authorizing the notarization and witnessing of certain documents to be performed …
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Ullman Authors Article for Nutrition Industry Executive
April 7, 2021 | Health Services
In this month’s Nutrition Industry Executive, Marc Ullman authored the article, “It’s Not Just the Federal Government: State Issues of Concern for the Supplement Industry.” Ullman collaborated with Kyle Turk, the Director of Government Affairs for the Natural Products Association on the article. Read the full publication here. …
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Malerba Shares HIPAA Updates with Coalition for Behavioral Health
April 7, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
On April 6, Benjamin Malerba gave a presentation to members of the Coalition for Behavioral Health. The presentation was entitled “HIPAA in an Evolving Health Care Environment: Proposed Changes for 2021 and Response to COVID-19.” The Coalition for Behavioral Health provides policy, advocacy, training and technical assistance to more than 100 community-based behavioral health providers …
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Rivkin Radler Rebrands and Adds Firepower to Trusts & Estates, Tax Practices
April 6, 2021 | Trusts & Estates | Tax
UNIONDALE, NY  – April 6, 2021 – Recognizing the importance of lifecycle planning, Rivkin Radler has added six attorneys prominent in the fields of trusts and estates and taxation, four of whom are partners. The addition makes the group one of the largest of its kind in the region. Additionally, the Trusts & Estates Practice …
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Ullman Quoted in Natural Products Insider Article
April 1, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in the Natural Products Insider article, “Supplement manufacturer avoids recall.” The article discusses a manufacturer that was recently ordered to shut down due to FDA violations, but avoided a recall of the product. Ullman views the government’s request for a recall in this instance as an attempt to publicly shame the …
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Hussar Cited in Health Law Daily Wrap Up
March 30, 2021 | Health Services
Robert Hussar was cited in the Health Law Daily Wrap Up article, “Strategic Perspectives: Pandemic response, fraud and abuse top Biden’s enforcement priorities.” In the article, various experts, including Hussar, predict President Biden will increase enforcement in areas of fraud and abuse, health care kickbacks and pandemic-related waivers. Read the full article. …
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Shapiro Quoted on CBD Warning Letters in Vitamin Retailer
March 29, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Cannabis
Steven Shapiro was quoted in the Vitamin Retailer article, “FDA Warns Selling of Topical CBD Products Violates FD&C Act.” The FDA has issued warning letters to two companies addressing the illegal marketing of unapproved drugs labeled as containing CBD. Shapiro questions the letters as neither discussed the potential to use CBD as an inactive ingredient …
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Rust and Barbere Devise Delaware Series LLC Structure for Investment Club
March 26, 2021 | Corporate
Jeffrey Rust and Samantha Barbere represented a New York limited liability company previously established by a group of physicians as an investment club. By pooling investment dollars, the club members would have access to investment opportunities not otherwise available to them individually. The client sought a structure that would allow the members to participate in …
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Del Pizzo Quoted in Thoroughbred Daily News
March 25, 2021 | Commercial Litigation
Nancy Del Pizzo was quoted in the article, “Guild’s Request to Hold off on Strict Monmouth Whip Rules Denied by NJ Commission,” published by the Thoroughbred Daily News. The article discusses the New Jersey Racing Commission’s new restrictive crop rules that are being put in place. As they are the most restrictive rules in the …
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Ullman Cited in Natural Products Insider Article
March 23, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in the Natural Products Insider article, “Extensive history of cGMP infractions preceded gov’t lawsuit against supplement maker.” The article discusses a supplement manufacturer with an extensive history of violations that has somehow been largely left alone by the FDA. Like other experts cited in the article, Ullman finds the level of noncompliance …
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Program: The Impact of Current and Proposed Tax Changes to the T&E Profession
March 23, 2021 | Trusts & Estates | Tax
On March 25, 2021, Louis Vlahos will co-present at a Suffolk County Bar Association CLE program entitled “The Impact of the Current and Proposed Tax Changes to the Trust and Estate Profession.” Held virtually from 12:45pm to 1:35pm, this program will cover: Biden’s proposed tax law and what the change / impact would be if …
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4 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers
March 23, 2021
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that Brian R. Ade, Nancy A. Del Pizzo, Jenna Gabay, and Gene Kang have been named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers. Ade was named a Top Rated Products Liability Attorney; Del Pizzo was named a Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney; and Gabay and Kang were named Rising …
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