12-4-17 As Seen in the Buffalo Law Journal - Judge issues amended decision in Urban Outfitters lease case.Posted December 08, 2017
The judge presiding over a Manhattan lease dispute involving Woods Oviatt Gilman attorneys William Savino and Robert Carbone issued a new ruling on the case, this time awarding attorney fees to their client, Michael Shah. Click on the link to read the article in its entirety. ...
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT UPDATE: ADVERTISING RULE COMPLIANCE IN INVESTMENT ADVISER EXAMINATIONSPosted November 16, 2017
Recent guidance from the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (“OCIE”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) addressed compliance issues relating to Rule 206(4)-1 (the “Advertising Rule”) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”). The Advertising Rule prohibits an investment adviser, directly or indirectly, from publishing, circulating, or...
11-13-17 As Seen in the Buffalo Law Journal - Buffalo Attorneys Win Big in NYCPosted November 13, 2017
BUFFALO LAW JOURNAL BLJ: Buffalo attorneys win big in NYC Bill Savino, Esq. and Bob Carbone, Esq. of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP By Michael Canfield – Editor/Reporter - Buffalo Law Journal, Buffalo Business First 3 hours ago In a case that could have wide-ranging implications in co...
11-9 Philip L. Burke, Esq. attends Meritas Law Firms Worldwide's Board of Directors Meeting In Frankfurt, GermanyPosted November 08, 2017
Philip Burke, Esq., a Partner in the firm's Family Wealth & Estate Planning Department, joined the other members of the Meritas Firms Worldwide's Board of Directors at a meeting which is being held on November 8-9 at the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt, Germany. The meeting will be held in conjunction...
CUSTODY RULE UPDATES; RECENT SEC STAFF GUIDANCE FOR INVESTMENT ADVISERSPosted October 17, 2017
Recent guidance from the SEC Staff has addressed the Custody Rule in connection with standing letters or instructions or other similar authorization arrangements established by a client with its qualified custodian (SLOA). As a result advisers should review their current practices to determine whether they may be deemed to...
9-20-17 As Seen in the Democrat and Chronicle - Riding the nursing home placement 'merry-go-round' by Richard A. Marchese, Esq.Posted September 25, 2017
The call came in on a Monday night around 8:00 p.m. from my brother Steve. Mom had fallen at her home (for the fifth time in three months) and could not get up. For the last three years, Mom had been slowly declining cognitively. She had significant short-term...
Woods Oviatt To Host 2017 Estate Planning UpdatePosted September 12, 2017
Woods Oviatt Gilman will be hosting the 2017 Estate Planning Update on October 18, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel. For more information and to register online, see below. Seminar Registration and Cost Registration cost is $50 for the first person in an organization and $35 for each additional person. ...
8-21-17 As seen in the Democrat and Chronicle - Kate Polozie, Esq. Interviewed in Hot Jobs: LawyersPosted August 22, 2017
Kate Polozie, Esq., Special Counsel in the firm's Business & Finance Department was interviewed for "Hot Jobs: Lawyers" in the 8/21/17 online edition of the Democrat and Chronicle. To read the article click on the link below. http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/money/business/2017/08/21/hot-jobs-careers-lawyers/104795072/
8-14-17 Twenty-Five Woods Oviatt Attorneys Named to the 2017 "Super Lawyers" ListPosted August 14, 2017
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers List. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multi-phase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement....
8-14-17 Twenty-Six Woods Oviatt Attorneys Named to "Best Lawyers in America"Posted August 14, 2017
Woods Oviatt is pleased to announce that 26 Woods Oviatt Attorneys have been named to the "Best Lawyers in America" list for 2018. Four attorneys have been named "Lawyers of the Year" in their practice areas: William F. Savino - Litigation - Construction; William G. Bauer - Litigation - Intellectual...