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Global Coverage - September 2015

  • Individuals Can Be Directly Liable for Customs Civil Penalties
  • Iran Nuclear Deal Offers Greater Opportunities for Aircraft Parts and Services Exports
  • Alternative Fund Marketing Across the Pond — Getting to Know AIFMD
  • Are You a Business Visitor in the U.S.?
  • Smaller Companies, Bigger Risks
  • Spotlight on International Contributors
  • Opportunities in Mobile and Digital Banking in Indonesia
  • Patent Procedure in India
  • The Singapore International Commercial Court
  • Structures for Foreign Companies Doing Business in Singapore

Beyond Dispute - August 2015

  • New Rule Protects Non-Party Witnesses at Depositions in New York
  • Dealing With a Pro Se Plaintiff
  • Regulatory Burdens Increase for Receivables-Management Companies in New York
  • “Debt Collection Dialogue” Occurs in Buffalo, New York
  • Environmental Indemnity Provisions Must Be Carefully Considered
  • Spotlight

Beyond Dispute - December 2014

  • Landscape of Food-Product Litigation and Regulation
  • The Attorney-Client Privilege in Internal Investigations
  • Employee’s E-mail May Bind Company to Terms Outside the Employee’s Authority
  • A Capital Move for Phillips Lytle
  • Increase in Incidence of Remand Awards by District Courts
  • Phillips Lytle Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Lists
  • Spotlight

The Commercial Paper - November 2014

  • Financing IDA Projects in New York State
  • Spotlight: A Warm Welcome
  • The Risks and Rewards of Multiple Lender Financings: Loan Participations and Syndicated Loans

By the Book - March 2014

  • ADA Applies to Students with Food Allergies on University Campuses
  • Why Tax-Exempt Organizations Should Plan for Joint Ventures
  • New York City’s New Sick Leave Law
  • Labor & Employment: Clarifying Employer Liability for Supervisors Under Title VII: Vance v. Ball State University
  • University Job Placement Rates Come Under Scrutiny

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Client Alerts

Labor & Employment Client Alert - December 2015

  • New York Expands Workplace Protections Based on Gender

International Client Alert - September 2015

  • OFAC Authorizes U.S. Companies to Open in Cuba

International Client Alert - September 2015

  • Iran Nuclear Agreement: U.S. Companies and Sanctions Relief

Labor & Employment Client Alert - August 2015

  • Recent New York City Legislation Will Prohibit Employers from Using Credit Checks to Screen Job Applicants

Labor & Employment Client Alert - August 2015

  • Erie County IDA Pay Equity Policy

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Amanda L. Lowe Authors Article for The Daily Record

“The DOL’s new expansive guideline on joint employment under the FSLA,” The Daily Record, April 2016

Kevin M. Hogan and Sean C. McPhee Co-Author Article for The Daily Record

“Western District Case Notes,” The Daily Record, April 2016

Jon P. Yormick Authors Article for Invest Buffalo Niagara

”Importing Goods into the U.S.,” Invest Buffalo Niagara Publication, March 2016

John G. Schmidt Jr. and Richard T. Tucker Co-Author Article for Law360

“A Valuable Tool For Consolidating NY State Court Actions,” Law360, March 2016

James Kevin Wholey Authors Article for Buffalo Business First

“New risks, costs for federal government contractors,” Buffalo Business First, March 2016

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Published Works

Phillips Lytle UAS Brochure

“The Bigger Picture. A Different Perspective. The Phillips Lytle View of the Unmanned Systems Markets,” October 2015

Lisa McDougall Co-Authors New York State Physicians´ HIPAA Manual

Co-Author, “New York State Physicians´ HIPAA Manual,” New York State Bar Association

James R. Grasso Authors Chapter for Aspatore Books

Author, "Developing Successful Client Strategies," book chapter, Inside the Minds:  Labor & Employment Client Strategies, Aspatore Books, May 2007

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