Archive for October, 2014


October 11, 2014 By Jennifer Peltz and Colleen Long He’s been a loud, inescapable and expensive adversary of the New York Police Department for years: the publicity-loving lawyer who got huge settlements, and headlines, in some of the city’s most notorious brutality cases. Now Sanford Rubenstein is getting unwelcome attention as a potential rape suspect. In […]

As some of us may have learned the hard way, cooperative boards are like the Wizard of Oz hiding behind the curtain of the “business judgment rule” to justify their sometimes head-scratching decisions. A Manhattan Supreme Court, however, recently held that the proprietary lease trumped the business judgment rule and enjoined a board from barring […]

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October 6, 2014 HP stock up 6%: Investors love split strategy By Wendy Koch and Jon Swartz Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman’s three-year turnaround project may have undertaken its most radical move yet: An audacious decision to split the 75-year-old company in half, to spur innovation and add shareholder value. HP confirmed Monday it will […]

Great Neck resident David H. Peirez, a partner at Reisman Peirez Reisman & Capobianco in Garden City, has been named to the New York Super Lawyers business litigation list for the sixth consecutive year, as one of the top attorneys in New York for 2014. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state […]