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Global Ebola Task Force: Law firm prepares for myriad of virus-related questions

Global Ebola Task Force: Law firm prepares for myriad of virus-related questions

Sports betting bill heads to Christie's desk after Assembly approval

Sports betting bill heads to Christie’s desk after Assembly approval

N.J. Senate approves new sports betting bill

N.J. Senate approves new sports betting bill

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Attorney renews lease at Hackensack building

Gilberto M. Garcia, a general litigation attorney, has renewed his lease at a Hackensack office building, Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announced Wednesday. Read More »»

Law firm expands space at Hasbrouck Heights site

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, owner and manager of Heights Plaza in Hasbrouck Heights, announced Monday that the Leanza & Agrapidis P.C. law firm has renewed its lease and expanded its space at the office building. Read More »»

Former Newark mayoral candidate Jeffries joins law firm as partner

Lowenstein Sandler announced Thursday that it has added former Newark mayoral candidate and Seton Hall Law professor Shavar D. Jeffries as partner. Read More »»

Revisions to MEWA shelved until the fall as lawmakers spar over mandates

The move to revise state regulation of self-insured, multiple-employer health plans, or MEWAs, is being shelved until the fall while Trenton confronts a major stumbling block: whether to continue requiring MEWAs to cover state-mandated health benefits that other self-insured health plans outside the MEWA structure don’t have to offer. Read More »»

MGM Resorts is a step closer to regaining N.J. gaming license

MGM Resorts International has agreed to a settlement with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement that could enable it to regain its state gaming license, according to a published report. Read More »»

Singer plans to regulate MEWAs by amending his previous bill

State Sen. Robert W. Singer (R-Lakewood) said he will introduce this week an amended version of his bill that seeks to encourage employers to join together to create affordable, self-insured health plans. Read More »»

State accuses Telebrands of fraud act violations; 340 complaints investigated over 2 years

Telebrands Corp., known for its “As Seen on TV” products, has been accused by the state of violating the Consumer Fraud Act; it may face a civil penalty of up to $20,000 for each violation of the act, plus consumer restitution. Read More »»

NGKF negotiates Hackensack HQ expansion for law firm

Pashman Stein P.C., a New Jersey-based commercial litigation firm, is relocating and expanding its headquarters at the Court Plaza in Hackensack, according to its commercial real estate adviser, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank. Read More »»

Chinese solar firms seek bankruptcy protection for U.S. assets in precedent-setting case

In a unique circumstance, four Chinese solar panel companies are seeking bankruptcy court protection in New Jersey for their U.S. assets — namely, 275,000 panels stored in the Garden State. Read More »»

Following East Orange momentum, paid sick leave supporters turn focus to 5 more N.J. cities

As a statewide paid sick leave bill sits in Trenton awaiting debate later this fall, a coalition of supporters is taking its case in the meantime to individual municipalities across New Jersey. Read More »»

Trenton company to pay $70,000 after firing pregnant worker

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the Division on Civil Rights announced Monday that Trane U.S. Inc. in Trenton, a subsidiary of Ingersoll Rand, has agreed to pay $55,000 to former employee Charnelle Gilliard after wrongfully terminating her employment due to doctor-prescribed medical leave during the final weeks of pregnancy. Read More »»

America Invents Act proving to be good for trials and entrepreneurs

To hear Mark Nikolsky tell it, it sounds a bit like a John Grisham novel. In fall 2012, on the eve of a costly trial in federal court over a patent dispute, Nikolsky used a provision of a then-days-old law called the America Invents Act to control the proceeding before it got out of hand. Read More »»

Making a federal case: Jerseyans want government to centralize coastal infrastructure efforts

Hurricane Sandy had passed, and Bill Golden had a front-row seat for what was left behind. Read More »»

SOS Security acquires APA, a loss prevention services company

Parsippany-based SOS Security LLC announced Thursday that it has acquired Asset Protection Associates Inc. Read More »»

Lesniak: NFL is hypocritical in its opposition to N.J. sports betting

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) went on the offensive Tuesday, saying that the National Football League’s opposition to New Jersey’s ongoing efforts to bring sports betting to the state is hypocritical, given that the league embraces “pay-to-play” fantasy football. Read More »»

Tax court getting more judges to help with buildup of cases

For New Jersey's backlog of property tax appeals, more help is on the way. Read More »»

Bayer appoints new U.S. head of litigation

Whippany-based Bayer Corporation, a subsidiary of Bayer AG, announced Tuesday that it has appointed Malini Moorthy as head of the Litigation Department in the U.S., effective July 30. Read More »»

Health plan legislation meets with resistance

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop spoke Thursday against the proposed legislation that would significantly loosen state regulation of multiple employer, self-insured health plans — something Fulop warned could undermine the Affordable Care Act. Read More »»

Christie announces selection of new ‘storm czar’

“Storm czar” Marc Ferzan will resign from his position as the head of the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding and Deputy Executive Director Terry Brody is set to replace him, Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday. Read More »»

Report: Christie administration pushed Port Authority to hire connected Cranford-based law firm

Sources say that in 2010, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration “pressed” Port Authority officials to hire Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, the Cranford-based law firm where Christie himself once was a partner, according to a Monday night report by The Record. Read More »»

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