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Justices Could Tighten Fraud Statute In Ex-Cuomo Aide Case

August 12, 2022


The decades-long tennis match between federal prosecutors and the U.S. Supreme Court over the application of the honest services fraud…

Legal Brief: Training Matters

August 3, 2022

Security Business Magazine

A massive settlement in the Champlain Towers condo collapse put security technology training in the spotlight. From 1997 to 2001,…

Who Will Own the Art of the Future?

August 1, 2022


WHEN OPENAI ANNOUNCED last week that its art-making AI system DALL-E is now available in beta, the company also gave…

Legal Brief: Legal Holds Prompt Integrators to Preserve Records…or Else

July 13, 2022

Security Business Magazine

Whether for an internal or external incident, data retention is a key legal concept for a typical security business. In…

Generative Art Is Challenging What It Means to Be Human

July 7, 2022


WHEN CAMILLE ROUX sets out to make a work of art, he often turns to the internet for advice. “What’s your…

LeClairRyan Bankruptcy Highlights Pass-Through Tax Issue

June 22, 2022


The first few weeks in bankruptcy are a blur of deadlines. A debtor is required to file with the bankruptcy…

Legal Brief: Your Choice of Counsel

June 14, 2022

Security Business Magazine

Protect your company in the event an insurer or indemnitor needs to represent it. Everyone loves to make fun of…

A Bored Ape Lawsuit Won’t Set the NFT Precedent Seth Green Wants

May 26, 2022


THE FIRST THING you should probably do if you find yourself in Seth Green’s position is not tweet about how much you’re “looking…

Ransomware Alert: Think Again, and Then Again

May 25, 2022

Modern Contractor Solutions

Many contractors and other businesses do not even think about it and if they do, they think it is something…

Legal Brief: Subsequent Remedial Measures

May 10, 2022

Security Business Magazine

The law has your back when making improvements after failure in the security and life safety industry. Did you ever…

Legal Brief: 8 Considerations for Potential Acquisition

April 18, 2022

Security Business Magazine

With so many security businesses being acquired and merged, owners are being approached on a daily basis. Know what to…

Remedies for Refusing to Consummate a Settlement Agreement Reached at Mediation

April 4, 2022

ABI Journal

Raising an allegation that a party has not participated in the mediation process in good faith has historically been a…

The Future of NFTs Lies With the Courts

April 3, 2022


As the first cases involving NFTs hit the dockets, courts will decide questions around ownership, art, and commerce.  SUPERFARM TOUTED…

Legal Brief: Why You Should Document Everything

March 14, 2022

Security Business Magazine

When a lawsuit happens, proper record keeping can be the difference between winning and losing big. “How do you know…

Legal Brief: Warrantless Surveillance Case Again Favors Law Enforcement

February 14, 2022

Security Business Magazine

In my August 2020 column, I posed an important societal question: Do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy inside your…

The Dune NFT Fiasco Is the Least of Crypto’s Legal Worries

January 19, 2022


Spice DAO’s copyright misstep shows how many questions there are about the rules of cryptoart. This is an opportunity for…

Legal Brief: The First 3G Sunset Deadline is Almost Here

January 14, 2022

Security Business Magazine

As the AT&T deadline looms in February, do not depend on the FCC to give you an extension. In my…

Promising Tech: Challenges Bring Opportunities, But…

December 20, 2021

Modern Contractor Solutions

Challenging times can also be opportunities, but only if one knows where to look and has the drive—and capital—for it….

Legal Brief: Customer Education and Business Protection

December 13, 2021

Security Business Magazine

Teaching end-users about the functionality of their systems is a key aspect of limiting a security company’s potential liability Knowing…

Crown Financial, LLC vs. Drivetrain, LLC Illustrates ‘Harsh’ Consequences for Lending to Unlicensed Contractors

December 9, 2021

Commercial Factor

Edward Schnitzer of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads breaks down the decisions in a recent bankruptcy case to demonstrate the…