Marijuana Ad Rejected for Super Bowl
by Gregory Ryan & Colyn Eppes The Super Bowl has become more than just the championship football game; it has become an... Read More
Can Your Website Get Your Business Sued?
For a business, compliance with the law is not a one-time item on a checklist, but an ever-evolving pursuit. This is especially... Read More
Supreme Court decision on private civil RICO actions brought for conduct occurring outside of the U.S.
by Managing Partner Gregory J. Ryan The Supreme Court has addressed the viability of civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO)... Read More
Fantasy Sports – Games of Chance or Skill?
The New York Penal Code (N.Y. Penal Law § 225.0) states that “a person engages in gambling when he stakes or risks... Read More
Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP Obtains Dismissal of Federal RICO Action
Few events can damage a business’ reputation as severely as being accused of illegal conduct. However, one Federal statute, the Federal Racketeer... Read More
Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP wins dismissal of lawsuit in Supreme Court due to failure to comply with licensing requirement
Professionals have the burden of complying with all licensing laws. Gregory J. Ryan, Esq. In most counties, including New York County,... Read More
Are Pharmacists health care providers?
By Gregory J. Ryan Pharmacists are licensed by the New York State Education Department. As licensed professionals, pharmacists’ practices are subject to... Read More
U.S. Supreme Court to review cap on individual campaign contributions in Federal elections
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument for next Tuesday, October 8th to hear argument on the issue of the constitutionality of... Read More
Federal Courts Reaffirm Discrimination Standard
We recently wrote a note which addressed the difficult situation businesses often face in dealing with an employee, who is a member... Read More
Court Finds that Employee was not Terminated based on Pregnancy
Businesses often are confronted with a Human Resources dilemma – how to deal with an employee who has exhibited poor job performance... Read More