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Posted: January 8, 2017

CLE Program: Amendments to the Statewide Commercial Division Rules

On January 11, 2017, Lupkin & Associates partner Jonathan D. Lupkin and associate Rebecca C. Smithwick will present a CLE program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association Commercial and Federal Litigation Section and Committee on Continuing Legal Education on Amendments to the Statewide Commercial Division Rules: A Renaissance in Commercial Litigation Practice.

Posted: January 3, 2017

Argument of Interest in the Court of Appeals on January 11, 2017

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, the Court of Appeals will hear oral argument in the following insurance case that may be of interest to commercial litigators: Case No. 11: Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB Inc. v Zurich American Ins. Co. (“Insurance–Builder’s risk policy–Whether the Appellate Division correctly held as a matter of law that tower… Read more »

Posted: November 7, 2016

Argument of Interest in the Court of Appeals in November

On Monday, November 14, 2016 at 2 p.m., the Court of Appeals will hear argument in the following case of interest to commercial litigators: Stonehill Capital Management, LLC v. Bank of the West (Case No. 191) (“Contracts–Formation of contracts–Offer and acceptance–Whether defendant bank clearly and unequivocally accepted plaintiffs’ offer to purchase a loan where defendant… Read more »

Posted: October 9, 2016

Arguments of Interest in the Court of Appeals in October

Upcoming oral arguments in the Court of Appeals of interest to commercial litigators include: Flo & Eddie, Inc. v Sirius XM Radio, Inc. (Cal. No. 172) (to be argued Tuesday, October 18, 2016) (“Pleading–Complaint–Whether there is a right of public performance for creators of sound recordings under New York law–If so, what is the nature… Read more »

Posted: September 17, 2016

CLE Program: Practicing in NYS Supreme Court

On October 5, 2016, Schlam Stone & Dolan partner John Lundin will co-chair a CLE program at the New York City Bar on Practicing in NYS Supreme Court. Among the panelists will be Administrative Judge Moulton and Justices Bransten and Scarpulla of the New York County Commercial Division.

Posted: August 25, 2016

Arguments of Interest in the Court of Appeals in September

Upcoming oral arguments in the Court of Appeals of interest to commercial litigators include: Utica Mutual Insurance Company v. Style Management Associates, APL-2015-00169 (to be argued Tuesday, September 13, 2016) (“Subrogation–Right of subrogation–Whether the Style Management defendants were entitled to summary judgment dismissing the complaint as against tem upon the ground that they were not… Read more »

Posted: June 20, 2016

CLE Program: Mediation in the Federal Courts

On June 27, 2016, Schlam Stone & Dolan partner John Lundin will co-moderate a CLE program at the New York City Bar on mediation in the federal courts. Among the panelists will be Rebecca Price, Director of the ADR Program for U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; Kathleen M. Scanlon, Chief… Read more »

Posted: March 4, 2016

Arguments of Interest in the Court of Appeals for the Weeks of March 21 and 28, 2016

Upcoming arguments in the Court of Appeals of interest to commercial litigators: Case No. 54: Matter of Kenneth Cole Prods., Inc. Shareholder Litigation (to be argued Wednesday, March 23, 2016) (“Corporations–Merger–“Going-Private” Merger–Fairness to minority shareholders–Whether the entire fairness standard applies to going private mergers; Business judgment doctrine–Prediscovery dismissal–Whether the courts below correctly dismissed the complaint… Read more »

Posted: February 9, 2016

Arguments of Interest in the Court of Appeals for the Weeks of February 8 and 15, 2016

Upcoming arguments in the Court of Appeals of interest to commercial litigators: Case No. 28: Matter of Aoki v. Aoki (to be argued February 10, 2016) (“Powers–Power of appointment–Validity of irrevocable partial release–Constructive fraud–Whether the Appellate Division erred in determining that (1) the burden-shifting framework for constructive fraud by a fiduciary applies only where the… Read more »