Coronavirus and the Workplace Updated: Business Guidance for Vaccinated People05/20/2021
New York State has lifted most capacity restrictions on business establishments including retail, food services, gyms, fitness centers, amusement parks, entertainment, hair salons, barbershops, and offices. With some exceptions, New York State’s Reopening Guidance essentially leaves it up to each individual business to determine whether to continue to adhere to mask-wearing and social distancing requirements or to follow the CDC’s “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.”
The Cares Act Amended: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 20206/9/2020
If you have already received a PPP loan, the PPP Flexibility Act will not allow you to apply for or receive a second loan. With respect to loans applied for after enactment of the PPP Flexibility Act, although the covered period has been extended to 24 weeks, there has been no change to the maximum loan amount that can be borrowed under the PPP - it remains 2.5 times a borrower's one-month average payroll cost, as determined under the existing PPP application.
Kimberly Lau Quoted in Chronicle of Higher Ed Article, "Is a Fair Title IX System Possible?"05/18/2021
Title IX and College Discipline practice leader Kimberly Lau spoke with Chronicle of Higher Education about the complicated nature of the question: Is a fair Title IX system possible?
Q&A With Alexis Cirel: How One Passionate Attorney and Mom Helped Pass New York's Child-Parent Security Act05/10/2021
Fertility Law Group leader, Alexis Cirel, sat down with GoStork to discuss her journey to help develop and pass the Child-Parent Security Act.
New Law Requirements for Powers of Attorney In New York State06/22/2021
Effective June 13, 2021, New Yorkers are now required to use a new power of attorney form.
Written Comment: Title IX Public Hearing Regarding Potential Revisions to 34 C.F.R. §10606/17/2021
Title IX and College Discipline practice leader Kimberly Lau co-authored a written statement after testifying at the Title IX public hearing regarding potential revisions to 34 C.F.R. §106.
Partner Alexis L. Cirel Speaks on Panel titled: "Compensated Gestational Surrogacy is Legal in NYS — Now What?"03/15/2021
Fertility Law practice leader Alexis Cirel spoke to New York Women's Bar Association members about New York State's new compensated surrogacy law, the Child-Parent Security Act.
Counsel Kristin Garris Partners With Sitka Gallery to Present: "Copyright Law for Artists"03/12/2021
“Intellectual Property For Artists: Copyright Basics” will help creatives in all fields learn more about copyright issues, copyright protection, and copyright pitfalls.
Alexis Cirel Featured on Divorce Dialogues Podcast04/29/2021
Fertility Law Group practice leader Alexis Cirel joined Katherine Miller on a new episode of Divorce Dialogues to discuss the relationship between surrogates and intended parents under the CPSA.
Partner Kimberly Lau featured on The Title IX and Civil Rights Podcast03/24/2021
On this week's episode of The Title IX and Civil Rights Podcast, Title IX and College Discipline practice leader Kimberly Lau spoke about Women's History Month as well as the history, evolution, and future of Title IX.