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In July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act), From the legislative history: “New York’s current data breach notification law needs to be updated to keep pace with individuals’ use and dissemination of private information. New York also needs to join the increasing number of states that require reasonable data security protections, without imposing duplicate obligations on those already subject to other federal…
“Big Brother is watching you”: 1984, George Orwell Ienopoli v. Lent, NYLJ September 05, 2019, Date filed: 2019-08-19 Court: Supreme Court, Nassau; Judge: Justice Diccia Pineda-Kirwan; Case Number: 606251/19: “Upon the foregoing cited papers, and after conference, it is ordered that this petition for an order directing respondents to remove or redirect their cameras, pursuant to New York Civil Rights Law §52-a, is determined as follows: Petitioners and respondents are neighbors residing at 9 Jerry…
“Big Brother is watching you”: 1984, George Orwell Ienopoli v. Lent, NYLJ September 05, 2019, Date filed: 2019-08-19 Court: Supreme Court, Nassau; Judge: Justice Diccia Pineda-Kirwan; Case Number: 606251/19: “Upon the foregoing cited papers, and after conference, it is ordered that this petition for an order directing respondents to remove or redirect their cameras, pursuant to New York Civil Rights Law §52-a, is determined as follows: Petitioners and respondents are neighbors residing at 9 Jerry…
Governor Cuomo signed S6549 into law on July 10, 2019, which was designed by the state’s lawmakers to prevent wage discrimination among New York employees. In attempt to accomplish this goal, New York will now prohibit all employers from requiring applicants to provide their salary histories before they will be interviewed, employed, or promoted by the employer or as a condition to continued employment with the employer. Additionally, employers will be prohibited from retaliating against…
Governor Cuomo signed S6549 into law on July 10, 2019, which was designed by the state’s lawmakers to prevent wage discrimination among New York employees. In attempt to accomplish this goal, New York will now prohibit all employers from requiring applicants to provide their salary histories before they will be interviewed, employed, or promoted by the employer or as a condition to continued employment with the employer. Additionally, employers will be prohibited from retaliating against…
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Intentional torts generally have a one year statute of limitation under CPLR 215 (3). On September 4, New York’s civil practice law and rules was amended by adding a new section 215-a relating to actions to recover damages for injuries arising from acts of domestic violence. An action to recover damages related to domestic violence shall be commenced within two years.…
Herzl Dev. Group, LLC v Federal Natl. Mtge. Assn., 2019 NY Slip Op 06385, Decided on August 28, 2019, Appellate Division, Second Department: “In June 2005, nonparty Paul Russell executed a note in favor of Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. (hereinafter Countrywide), secured by a mortgage given to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Countrywide, encumbering real property in Brooklyn. Upon Russell’s default, Countywide mailed a notice of default dated May 17, 2007. In…
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on August 30 signed legislation (S.6395/A.7500A) closing the legal loophole that allows creditors to use New York courts to secure confessions of judgment and seize the assets of borrowers for cases where the borrower has no connection to New York. Prior to this new law, creditors were able to exploit New York laws to freeze and seize a borrower’s assets by obtaining a judgment entered in a court far from where…
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on August 30 signed legislation (S.6395/A.7500A) closing the legal loophole that allows creditors to use New York courts to secure confessions of judgment and seize the assets of borrowers for cases where the borrower has no connection to New York. Prior to this new law, creditors were able to exploit New York laws to freeze and seize a borrower’s assets by obtaining a judgment entered in a court far from where…