NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:09:54 EST Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:09:54 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619850&source=RSS A name you may not know #8212 but you should Paramus-based fintech KOGER focuses on helping financial firms cope with regulations As a business, KOGER stands out in the banking and finance sector in various ways, but in no way is it more different from fellow travelers in the industry than its ability to say this with a heretical lack of sarcasm Regulations are the gift that keeps on giving. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:15:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170619/NJBIZ01/170619850&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170618/NJBIZ01/170619865&source=RSS Triple Play 3 ways to encourage female empowerment in the workplace Three thoughts from Corrine Cooke, a top leader in the state. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170618/NJBIZ01/170619865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619872&source=RSS Christie nominates Michele Brown to replace Mary O'Dowd on Horizon BCBSNJ board Gov. Chris Christie has nominated Michele Brown, the head of Choose New Jersey, to be the public member of the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey board of directors, the Office of the Governor announced Friday. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:19:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170616/NJBIZ01/170619872&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170615/NJBIZ01/170619901&source=RSS Rutgers elects new chair, vice chair for board of governors Rutgers University has elected a pair of alumni with prominent business backgrounds to lead its board of governors, it announced Thursday. Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170615/NJBIZ01/170619901&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170609/NJBIZ01/170609826&source=RSS MDMC opens Florida office McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney Carpenter, the largest law firm in New Jersey, announced an expansion into Florida on Friday morning. Fri, 09 Jun 2017 11:55:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170609/NJBIZ01/170609826&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170602/NJBIZ01/170609967&source=RSS Christie's chief counsel, Acquaviva, nominated for Superior Court Just three months after being named Gov. Chris Christie's chief counsel, Gregory Acquaviva appears to be changing jobs again. Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170602/NJBIZ01/170609967&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170530/INDINSIGHTS/170539997&source=RSS The 101 on surprise medical bills You may have heard that a small percentage of New Jersey physicians do not participate in some insurance networks. You may have even been billed by one. I hope to clarify why you get billed. Tue, 30 May 2017 07:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170530/INDINSIGHTS/170539997&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170526/INDINSIGHTS/170529890&source=RSS Sometimes a lawsuit isn't the answer Once upon a time, when a corporation or small business had a legal dispute that could not be resolved through negotiation, it meant one thing litigation. And while the courthouse remains an effective venue for resolving business disputes, the general trend over the last decade has been a shift away from litigation and toward alternative methods. . . Fri, 26 May 2017 08:20:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170526/INDINSIGHTS/170529890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170525/NJBIZ01/170529896&source=RSS Dolan, 'larger than life' figure who helped build Gibbons, dies at 86 John &#8220Chuck&#8221 Dolan, credited with helping to build what is now Gibbons P. C. , died Wednesday. He was 86. Thu, 25 May 2017 13:49:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170525/NJBIZ01/170529896&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170522/NJBIZ01/170529987&source=RSS NJBIZ names General Counsel award winners At a special event Friday, NJBIZ announced its winners of the General Counsel of the Year awards. These awards honor New Jersey's best general counsels and chief legal officers, who are making a difference for their companies and the state as a whole. Mon, 22 May 2017 10:17:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170522/NJBIZ01/170529987&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519845&source=RSS Lawmakers sue to stop Christie's 300M Statehouse renovation Gov. Chris Christie&#8217s 300 million Statehouse renovation plan has received much criticism, including from his Lt. Gov. and Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno. Wed, 17 May 2017 08:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170517/NJBIZ01/170519845&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170516/NJBIZ01/170519863&source=RSS Scutari unveils recreational marijuana legislation In light of the eight different states that have approved the use of recreational marijuana and more than 60 percent of people in the country favoring legalization, state Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas Scutari has announced he will introduce new legislation to legalize personal use of small amounts of marijuana in New Jersey for people 21. . . Tue, 16 May 2017 13:40:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170516/NJBIZ01/170519863&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519885&source=RSS Cyber-lawyer explains ransomware attacks, what businesses can do to avoid them The threat of WannaCry, the ransomware that was slated to wreak havoc over the past weekend, seems to have subsided. Mon, 15 May 2017 14:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170515/NJBIZ01/170519885&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170514/GRAPEVINE/170519936&source=RSS Grapevine Bad optics for Kushners &#8220The first thing you have to understand is that the Kushners did nothing wrong,&#8221 a source started, reacting to the recent flap when Nicole Meyer held an event in China where she appeared to be using her brother, Jared Kushner, and his father-in-law, President Donald Trump, in an effort to promise EB-5 visas to the U. S. for financial. . . Fri, 12 May 2017 11:58:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170514/GRAPEVINE/170519936&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519939&source=RSS Jon Hanson speaks out in favor of EB-5 program Jon Hanson is the chairman of the Hampshire Cos. and universally regarded among his colleagues as the most respected and most influential person in the real estate industry. Fri, 12 May 2017 11:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519939&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519940&source=RSS Changes may be coming to the decades-old EB-5 visa program. And they could be coming just when N.J. developers need it the most Ted Zangari vividly remembers the reaction of investors and developers when he first started explaining the EB-5 program. Fri, 12 May 2017 11:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/NJBIZ01/170519940&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/GRAPEVINE/170519944&source=RSS Grapevine Analysis No letup in insurance squabbles #8230 just a lot more revelations and accusations New Jersey is one of the lucky states, experts have said previously. Residents still have two insurers in the Affordable Care Act marketplace. This almost wasn&#8217t the case. Fri, 12 May 2017 08:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170512/GRAPEVINE/170519944&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170510/NJBIZ01/170519986&source=RSS Pashman Stein strengthens litigation profile with five new hires Pashman Stein Walder Hayden announced Wednesday it has hired five new attorney&#8217s to its litigation team. Wed, 10 May 2017 10:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170510/NJBIZ01/170519986&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170508/INDINSIGHTS/170509843&source=RSS 6 ways entrepreneurs can hurdle common legal pitfalls Starting a business is one of the most significant decisions anyone can make &#8211 one with potentially great upside. Walking that path, however, carries significant risk, and the first step should never be taken without consideration of what will make your business valuable. Mon, 08 May 2017 08:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170508/INDINSIGHTS/170509843&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170505/NJBIZ01/170509861&source=RSS JLL to market One Newark Center A joint venture between an affiliate of the Praedium Group and Mack-Cali Realty Corp. has announced it selected JLL to market One Newark Center in the heart of Newark. Fri, 05 May 2017 12:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170505/NJBIZ01/170509861&source=RSS