NJBIZ - Law http://www.njbiz.com/section/law Law Law en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Sat, 27 May 2017 22:29:42 EST Sat, 27 May 2017 22:29:42 EST 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 http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509974&source=RSS Staying mellow, for now Marijuana business advocates are dreaming of the future, knowing little will get done with Gov. Christie in office Leaders of the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association have all the facts and figures they feel they need to show that legalizing marijuana would be good for the state&#8217s health &#8212 both physically, among ailing patients, and financially. Mon, 01 May 2017 15:01:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170501/NJBIZ01/170509974&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/GRAPEVINE/170429790&source=RSS Grapevine analysis Insiders comment on Gov. Chris Christie's proposed reform bill Gov. Chris Christie announced Thursday he had submitted a proposed bill to the Assembly and Senate which would do two things if it became law Create more transparency within the state&#8217s largest insurer and address its 3 billion in reserves, which the governor has been eyeing for use in supporting mental health care. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170428/GRAPEVINE/170429790&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429884&source=RSS Eight added to state chamber board of directors The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce elected eight new members to its board of directors earlier this month. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429918&source=RSS In-house maverick Ansell counsel Reilly to get NJBIZ award When Bill Reilly looks back on his legal career, he's thrilled to say he's been able to do what he loves mergers and acquisitions in the role he says is the best in the profession in-house counsel. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429918&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429924&source=RSS Spiro Harrison law firm announces office in Red Bank The boutique law firm Spiro Harrison is opening a Red Bank office, it announced Monday, marking its third new site in less than two years. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429924&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419789&source=RSS Pashman Stein opens Monmouth County office 2 attorneys named to run it Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, a Hackensack-based business law firm, announced Monday that it has opened a new office in Red Bank. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:38:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170419/NJBIZ01/170419789&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419816&source=RSS N.J. family law firm announces name change Weinberger Law Group, a Parsippany-based divorce and family law firm, announced Tuesday that it is changing its name to Weinberger Divorce Family Law Group. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:34:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170418/NJBIZ01/170419816&source=RSS