Recent Publications - Bankruptcy


Court Rejects “Certainty of Hopelessness” Standard for Discharging Student Debt
January 8, 2020 | Bankruptcy | Banking
Hon. Cecelia G. Morris, Chief Judge of United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, put down a momentous decision on January 7, 2020, granting summary judgment in favor of a debtor in an adversary proceeding seeking to have $221,385.49 in student loan debt declared dischargeable in bankruptcy. See, Rosenberg v. N.Y. …
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Spero and Farino author Nassau Lawyer article
December 12, 2019 | Bankruptcy
Matthew Spero and Jeannine Farino authored, “Bankruptcy Update, United States Supreme Court,” for the December 2019 issue of the Nassau Lawyer. Click here to read the article. …
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Gordon and Izzo author article for Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
October 4, 2019 | Bankruptcy | General Liability
Stuart Gordon and Frank Izzo have authored an article, “Transgender Woman’s Employment Discrimination Judgment Was Nondischargeable, New York Bankruptcy Court Decides,” for Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Click here to read the article. …
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Cannabis: A Business Opportunity for Those with an Appetite for Risk
September 26, 2019 | Compliance, Investigations & White Collar | Corporate | Health Services | Cannabis
In the past 10 years, the legalization of marijuana and other cannabis-related products have expanded tremendously throughout the United States. Currently, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and the District of Columbia, while 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over. Additionally, cannabidiol (CBD) got …
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Gordon and Spero Publish Article in Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
July 22, 2019 | Bankruptcy
Stuart Gordon’s and Matthew Spero’s article entitled “Supreme Court Settles Dispute Over Effect of Trademark License Rejection in Bankruptcy” was published in the July/August 2019 edition of Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law. …
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Gordon and Spero Published in Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy
June 4, 2019 | Bankruptcy
Stuart Gordon’s and Matthew Spero’s article, “Marijuana Businesses in Bankruptcy: Courts Just Say No,” was published in the May 2019 issue of the Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Click here to read the article. …
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Spero and Farino Publish Article in Nassau Lawyer
December 18, 2018 | Bankruptcy
Matthew V. Spero and Jeannine M. Farino published, “Bankruptcy Update, United States Supreme Court,” in the December 2018 issue of Nassau Lawyer. Click here to read the article. Reprinted with permission by the Nassau County Bar Association. …
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Gordon and Spero Publish Article in Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
November 5, 2018 | Bankruptcy
Stuart Gordon’s and Matthew Spero’s article entitled “Creditors Typically May Not Offset Section 303(i) Judgments Against Claims Against Debtors” was published in the November 2018 edition of Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law. Click here to read the article. …
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OMIG Audits: Failure to Provide Comments Can Prove Costly
September 19, 2018 | Compliance, Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Healthcare providers must not only be knowledgeable in their respective specialties, they must also understand and comply with the multitude of regulations that not only directly affect their practice of medicine, but also their payment for the services rendered. After all, “those who deal with the government are expected to know the law, and cannot …
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Gordon, Cannata and Misiti Published in NYIPLA
July 6, 2018 | Intellectual Property
Stu Gordon, Michael Cannata and Frank Misiti’s article, “Dealer’s Choice: First Circuit Allows Licensor to Reject Trademark License in Bankruptcy,” was published in The New York Intellectual Property Law Association’s spring newsletter. Click here to read the article. …
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