Bankruptcy Basics and Recent Developments
Season 1, Ep. 12
Rich Schoenstein and Scott Markowitz, Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Group - talk about the underpinnings of U.S. Bankruptcy law, the distinction between liquidation and reorganization, recent developments in the areas of student loans and small business reorganization, and how and why the system can be justified.A bankruptcy hodgepodge.
H-1B Visas – New Process and New (Upcoming) Deadlines
Season 1, Ep. 11
Immigration partner Roxanne Levine and Rich Schoenstein chat about the new filing process for H-1B visas – which provide a nonimmigrant temporary visa category for certain foreign nationals that will be working in the United States – how the process has changed and the new preregistration period coming up in March.
Do Gift Cards Keep on Giving? How the law affects the consumer, the retailer and the state.
Season 1, Ep. 10
Rich Schoenstein and International/Retail partner Gina Piazza talk about gift cards, whether and when they expire, the related obligations of retailers and how unused balances might constitute “abandoned property” that must be turned over to the state.
The Concession Model in Department Stores
Season 1, Ep. 9
Rich Schoenstein and Giuliano Iannaccone - Chair of the International and Retail Groups - talk about how retail brands and department stores are utilizing a concession model to attract shoppers, the benefits for both the brands and the stores entering into concession agreements and the legal challenges associated with such a model.
Here Comes the SEC
Season 1, Ep. 8
Rich Schoenstein and Robert Heim, a former Assistant Regional Director for the SEC, discuss how an SEC investigation works and how a person involved as a witness or target might respond to such an investigation.
Construction and the Neighbors
Season 1, Ep. 7
Description:Rich Schoenstein and construction partner Laurie Stanziale talk about what to do when construction projects require access to neighboring property, negotiating agreements in that regard or, if necessary, resolving related disputes in court.