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Supreme Court affirms death penalty for robbery/burglary-murder

The Supreme Court today affirms the death sentence in People v. Spencer.  The court’s unanimous opinion by Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar rejects numerous claims of prejudicial error, including the wrongful dismissal of a prospective juror, the lack of probable cause to … Continue reading

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SEC Issues $1.75 Million Penalty Over Perks Disclosures

A recent SEC consent order against The Dow Chemical Company reminds companies that when evaluating whether or not to disclose a payment or benefit to an executive as a perk in a proxy statement, the fact that the item has a … Continue reading

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Morgan Stanley Pays $3.6 Million Penalty In Connection to SEC Charges

Publicly available records provided by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and accessed on July 3, 2018 indicate that Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in connection to allegations it failed to protect against the misuse or misappropriation of client funds by … Continue reading

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Considering the employee's personnel history is setting a disciplinary penalty

Considering the employee's personnel history is setting a disciplinary penaltyBrizel v City of New York, 2018 NY Slip Op 03755, Appellate Division, First DepartmentEducator was served with disciplinary charges pursuant to Education Law §3020-a. The Arbitrator found the teacher, who … Continue reading

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Successful OVDP Opt-Out – Golding & Golding Reduces Penalty by 85%

Successful OVDP Opt-Out – Golding & Golding Reduces Penalty by 85% Successful OVDP Opt-Out – Golding & Golding Reduces Penalty by 85% Golding & Golding recently took over a case in which the clients were railroaded into OVDP by inexperienced … Continue reading

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