2-6-18 As seen in the Buffalo News: Trump's solar tariffs open an escape hatch for TeslaPosted February 06, 2018
Trump's solar tariffs open an escape hatch for Tesla By David Robinson | Published By The Buffalo News February 6, 2018 New tariffs on solar panels give Tesla Inc. an escape hatch if it can't deliver on its job creation and investment promises at its sprawling solar panel factory in South...
Former New York State Surrogate Judge Barbara Howe Joins Woods Oviatt Gilman LLPPosted February 01, 2018
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that the Honorable Barbara Howe, former New York State Surrogate Judge for Erie County, will become a Senior Counsel to the firm effective February 5, 2018. Judge Howe served as New York State Surrogate Judge for Erie County from 2004 through 2017. She began her judicial...
Brian Capitummino and Katarina Polozie becomes Partners in Woods Oviatt Gilman LLPPosted January 01, 2018
Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2018, Brian J. Capitummino and Katarina B. Polozie will become Partners in the firm. Brian Capitummino, Esq. of Penfield , is a member of the Litigation Department and concentrates his practice on the representation of companies, financial institutions...
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. ...
11-27-2017 Katherine H. McGuire, Esq., was a featured speaker at the Materials Research Society’s Fall meeting and Exhibit in Boston, MA.Posted November 27, 2017
Katherine H. McGuire, Esq., was a featured speaker at the Materials Research Society’s Fall meeting and Exhibit on November 27, 2017 in Boston, MA. She presented on the topic Bringing Products to Market -IP Considerations and Strategies. For more information go to http://www.mrs.org/fall-2017-symposium-sessions
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...