Monthly Archives: January 2011

In a speech Tuesday at the New York City Bar Association, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced that he will call on the New York State Legislature to strengthen the 1921 Martin Act, which he termed “marred by its overly lenient penalties.”< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has announced the creation of a new committee on Fashion Law, which will study and comment on a wide range of legal issues associated with the fashion industry. Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has renewed its calls for reform in Albany, issuing a statement to Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and letters to all legislators to urge enactment of ethics and rules reforms in the coming legislative session. While the City Bar applauds the Senate’s enactment of new rules and efforts last session to develop ethics reform legislation, these measures still fall short of bringing true transparency, accountability and balance to the Legislature. In their statement to Governor-Elect Cuomo, … Continue reading

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