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Real Estate Department Transactions in December 2019
January 22, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
In December 2019, David Leno and Louis D’Amaro represented Northwell Health in the acquisition of eight medical office practices in Manhattan, while successfully meeting the year-end deadline. Louis D’Amaro, Benjamin Malerba and Ada Kozicz engaged in lease negotiations for a ten year lease and guaranty for a psychiatric and behavioral health office located on West …
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Spero Co-Presents on Small Business Bankruptcies to the NCBA
January 22, 2020 | Bankruptcy
On January 22, 2020, Matthew Spero presented “Big Changes to Small Business Bankruptcies: An Overview of Small Business Bankruptcy Cases and the Small Business Reorganization Act” with Brian Ryniker, CPA of Ryniker Consultants, LLC to the Nassau County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Committee. Matt will give the same presentation with Mr. Ryniker, Christine Black, Esq. (of …
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Ullman Quoted on Contract Manufacturer Product Recall
January 22, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman spoke with Nutraingredients-USA about a recall of 1,200 products manufactured by Edgewood, NY-based ABH Nature’s Products, Inc. (also doing business as ABH Pharma, Inc. and Stocknutra.com, Inc.). The company issued a recall under a consent decree with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The recall is intended to …
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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Interpretation of Co-Tenancy Provision
January 21, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber received an extremely important victory for the landlord of a well-known Long Island shopping center regarding the interpretation of a co-tenancy provision. In Morton Village Realty Co., Inc. v. Sleepy’s LLC, et al., Supreme Court, Nassau County Index No. 610652/2018, the Court rejected Mattress Firm’s attempt to prematurely terminate …
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Ullman Quoted on Proposed CBD Legislation
January 21, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman spoke to Nutraingredients-USA about a new bill that would include CBD in the definition of dietary supplements in the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The legislation is an attempt to cope with the raft of products now on the market that are technically illegal. Marc said he thinks the bill will only …
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Ullman Quoted on FDA’s Targeting of CBD
January 17, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in a Nutraingredients-USA story entitled “Warning letter analysis shows FDA has target on CBD, not hemp.” To read the article, click here. …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes 4 New Attorneys
January 16, 2020 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 16, 2020 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Samantha R. Barbere, Anthony R. Bjelke, Alexandria E. Tomanelli and Michelle Vizzi have joined the Firm as Associates. Samantha Barbere has joined the Corporate Practice Group, resident in the Long Island office. She …
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Del Pizzo Presents Deposition Tips at John C. Lifland Inn of Court
January 14, 2020 | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo presented tips and strategies on preparing  for taking and defending a deposition at the January 13, 2020, session of the John C. Lifland American Inn of Court, at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. Del Pizzo, who was recently elevated to Master in the Lifland Inn, co-presented with fellow Masters …
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USLAW Magazine+ Publishes Article by Cannata, Del Pizzo and Misiti
January 14, 2020 | Intellectual Property
The article, “U.S. Supreme Court Rules That ‘FUCT(R)’ Is Fine,” which was written by Michael Cannata, Nancy Del Pizzo and Frank Misiti, appeared in the digital publication, USLAW Magazine+. To read the article, click here. …
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Shapiro Speaks on Nutritional Ingredient Expert Panel
January 13, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Steven Shapiro participated in Nutrition Industry Executive’s Industry Forecast. The article discussed the biggest issues facing the nutritional supplement industry in 2020. To read the article, click here. …
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Ullman Speaks to Natural Products Insider about Listing Supplements with the FDA
January 7, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in a Natural Products Insider article entitled “Trade group plans to lobby Congress on listing dietary supplement products  with FDA.” The story reveals that the Council for Responsible Nutrition will look for sponsors of a bill to require nutritional supplements to be listed with the Food and Drug Administration. Marc, who opposes …
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Ullman Quoted in Nutraingredients-USA.com
January 6, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was quoted in the Nutraingredients-USA.com article, “Inconsistencies between NDA, GRAS raised in a letter to FDA.” To read the article, click here. …
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Ullman Quoted in Natural Products Insider
January 3, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Marc Ullman was quoted in the Natural Products Insider article, “Sweeping changes proposed to dietary supplement notification system.” Click here to read the article. …
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Novikoff Speaks to Morningstar about Amazon
January 3, 2020 | Employment & Labor
Ken Novikoff was interviewed about Amazon’s alleged threats to fire workers who complained to the media about the company’s environmental stance. Ken noted that the First Amendment does not extend to jobs with private employers, of which Amazon is one. To read the article, click here. …
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Ullman Responds to Sen. Schumer’s Call for Federal Proble of Supplements Makers
January 2, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman was interviewed for the January 2 Long Island Business News story, “Schumer: FDA must reform diet supplement industry.” The article discussed Sen. Charles Schumer’s press conference, where he called for the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate three supplement makers based on Long Island. Marc said that new regulations aren’t necessary. The …
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