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Avoiding Conflicts of Interest: Best Practices

Other than billing, there is virtually nothing lawyers dread more than checking, responding to, and resolving potential conflicts of interest. Exploring “conflicts” issues inevitably focuses on why a lawyer should not take on a new matter rather than how to get the business in the door. Left unidentified or unresolved, however, conflicts frequently result in huge costs and problems, far more than most attorneys imagine. Read More...

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Brokerage Windows in Retirement Plans

A discussion of recent developments surrounding what has become an increasingly controversial topic regarding the investment of Section 401(k) plans and other participant-direct retirement plans.

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New York's Insurance Notice Statute and Contractual Choice of Law

Two recent decisions have held that despite an express choice-of-law clause selecting New York law to apply to an insurance policy, a policyholder is not entitled to the protection of New York's statute requiring an insurance company to show prejudice before coverage is forfeited on the grounds of late notice, unless the policy was also issued or delivered in New York. This article provides an analysis.

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