Lynn Delia Temes & Stanczyk

Small in size, expansive in experience, we are a boutique business, tax and commercial real estate law firm based in downtown Syracuse that provides sophisticated legal services to our clients in an efficient and time sensitive manner.

We are a business-focused firm for the business and real estate developer community. Our attorneys have worked on some of the largest business and commercial real estate transactions in Central New York, Northern New York, and the Capital District. Our clients range from real estate developers to closely held businesses.

We focus on listening to the needs of clients and structuring each engagement to meet those needs and, where appropriate, we encourage flexible and unique billing arrangements to ensure clients are satisfied with the service and the expense. We consider ourselves to be an extension of each clients management team.

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We introduced the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) before, and there has been some updates since then.  While the CCPA was to take effect on January 1, 2020, the date of effectiveness and the date when the California Attorney General has to promulgate the regulations for same has been pushed back to July 1, 2020.  Similarly, the time of enforcement of same is to be that date if the regulations are published…
One of the more interesting and useful items to come out of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2018 are the creation of so-called Opportunity Zones. An Opportunity Zone is a particular census tract which the government has designated as a distressed community, and investments in same are entitled to certain benefits vis a vis the investor’s capital gains taxes from such investment. The goal is to stimulate investments into such areas which would…
One of the more interesting and useful items to come out of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2018 are the creation of so-called Opportunity Zones. An Opportunity Zone is a particular census tract which the government has designated as a distressed community, and investments in same are entitled to certain benefits vis a vis the investor’s capital gains taxes from such investment. The goal is to stimulate investments into such areas which would…
So the wave of privacy laws originating in Europe has hit the United States.  On June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law (referred to in this post as the “Act” or the “Law”).  It is both similar to, and distinct from, the GDPR.  Companies should absolutely not assume that if they are GDPR compliant, that they would also compliant with the California law.  The California law has…
So the wave of privacy laws originating in Europe has hit the United States.  On June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 was signed into law (referred to in this post as the “Act” or the “Law”).  It is both similar to, and distinct from, the GDPR.  Companies should absolutely not assume that if they are GDPR compliant, that they would also compliant with the California law.  The California law has…
Any company that is subject to the GDPR, among other things, must ensure that it does and can timely comply with requests from any EU data subject with respect to the data subject’s rights under the GDPR, which are: Right of access – EU data subjects are entitled to know if their data is being processed and if so the terms of same. Right to rectification – EU data subjects have the right to correct…
Any company that is subject to the GDPR, among other things, must ensure that it does and can timely comply with requests from any EU data subject with respect to the data subject’s rights under the GDPR, which are: Right of access – EU data subjects are entitled to know if their data is being processed and if so the terms of same. Right to rectification – EU data subjects have the right to correct…
The GDPR requires consent as a basis for a company to transfer personal data.  Prior to the GDPR, EU Directive 94/46/EC only required “opt out” consent, which could be implicit.   The GDPR however, requires that the data subject agree to or make “a statement or clear affirmative action” granting such consent for use or transfer of personal data.  Consent must be “freely given, specific informed and unambiguous.”  This is more than implicit, but less…
The GDPR requires consent as a basis for a company to transfer personal data.  Prior to the GDPR, EU Directive 94/46/EC only required “opt out” consent, which could be implicit.   The GDPR however, requires that the data subject agree to or make “a statement or clear affirmative action” granting such consent for use or transfer of personal data.  Consent must be “freely given, specific informed and unambiguous.”  This is more than implicit, but less…
So this is the question that is coming up more and more here in the United States – Does the GDPR apply to our company? Remember that GDPR was put in place to protect individuals from improper use of their personal data and also to allow them to freely move same, and to enjoy certain other rights with respect to their personal data.  While its reach is broad, the GDPR does not apply to processing of…