Civil Litigation

Recently, I conferred with a client, who was in foreclosure, and they had discovered a satisfaction of mortgage was filed – yet admitted that they did not pay off the mortgage. So this situation is not unique. Beltway Capital, LLC v Soleil, 2019 NY Slip Op 06057, Decided on August 7, 2019, Appellate Division, Second Department: “The underlying facts and procedural history of this case can be found in our decision and order on a…
Chances are you first become aware that your company is a target or subject of a criminal antitrust investigation when you receive a grand jury subpoena, or worse, when federal agents show up with a search warrant asking questions. This is serious business, given the consequences. Among the many questions experienced antitrust counsel will ask you early on is whether you have an antitrust compliance program, and if so, how it is set up and…
Is a corporation a person? Not when it comes to the defense of usury. Principis Capital LLC v FNI Healthcare, Inc., 2019 NY Slip Op 51202(U), Decided on July 18, 2019, Supreme Court, New York County, Reed, J. : “In opposition, defendants failed to raise a triable issue of fact. They do not contest that they owe money to plaintiff pursuant to the agreements. The only legal stance in opposition to the motion is that…
Is a corporation a person? Not when it comes to the defense of usury. Principis Capital LLC v FNI Healthcare, Inc., 2019 NY Slip Op 51202(U), Decided on July 18, 2019, Supreme Court, New York County, Reed, J. : “In opposition, defendants failed to raise a triable issue of fact. They do not contest that they owe money to plaintiff pursuant to the agreements. The only legal stance in opposition to the motion is that…