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July 13, 2012

Public Affairs Roundtable

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s Public Affairs Roundtable series, an extension of the Firm’s involvement in legal issues at the intersection of the public and private sectors, with a focus on businesses that are regulated or otherwise vitally affected by public policy and government, serves as a monthly forum for the interchange of ideas between various » Read More

March 17, 2017

Webinar – Cybersecurity and the C-Suite: Current Responsibilities and Emerging Issues

Increasing cyber threats and changing regulations create new challenges for business leaders in companies of all sizes. Join WOH attorney Chris Meyer on Friday, March 31 at 12:00pm for a 30 minute update on emerging cybersecurity law issues that will affect senior business executives and board directors in 2017.  To register for the webinar, please » Read More

March 7, 2017

WOH Immigration Alert – Summary of Executive Order on Travel Ban

On March 6, 2017, the Trump Administration issued its second travel ban Executive Order, entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States” that will suspend the entry of nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for a period of 90 days beginning March 16 at 12:01am ET.  The new » Read More

February 27, 2017

Final Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Services Industry

New York’s “first in the nation” financial services cybersecurity rules have been finalized and will go into effect on March 1, 2017.  The final regulations cover every business regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS”), including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies.  Covered entities have until » Read More

February 27, 2017

The Time Has Come for the Court Of Appeals to Resolve Reinsurance Issue

Jason Shaw, a partner at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, recently published an article with the New York Law Journal entitled The Time Has Come for the Court Of Appeals to Resolve Reinsurance Issue.   The article discusses how a recent decision will finally lead to resolving the unsettled question about whether reinsurers will have limitless liability » Read More

February 10, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP Attorney Honored with John E. Leach Memorial Award

ALBANY, N.Y. (February 7, 2017) – Jean Gerbini, Of Counsel with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, was recently honored with the John E., Leach Memorial Award. The John E. Leach Memorial Award is presented by the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section (“TICL”) of the New York State Bar » Read More

February 6, 2017

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna Attorneys to Present at the Association of Towns 2017 Training School & Annual Meeting – February 19 – 22

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorneys are scheduled to present at the upcoming Association of Towns of the State of New York’s 2017 Annual Training School & Annual Meeting to be held on February 19 – 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York.  Partner, Daniel Ruzow, presentation is entitled “Managing Bad Behavior at » Read More

February 2, 2017

Chris Meyer Conducts Privacy Presentation to the NYS Telecommunications Association

As part of the firm’s expansion into data privacy cybersecurity, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna attorney Christopher W. Meyer recently conducted a presentation titled “Balancing Subscriber Privacy with Provider Obligations: Best Practices for Responding to Subpoenas, Search Warrants and Other Demands” at the New York State Telecommunications Association Conference.  The presentation focused on increased privacy demands and how companies » Read More

December 30, 2016

Revised Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Services Industry

New York’s “first-in-the-nation” financial services cybersecurity rules moved one step closer to reality this week, with issuance of proposed revised rules by the Department of Financial Services.  The revised rules cover every DFS-regulated business, including but not limited to banks, credit unions, insurers, and mortgage companies. The revised rules also indirectly affect third parties who » Read More

November 30, 2016

December Immigration Briefing – 2016

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s latest Immigration Briefing provides a summary on President-Elect Trump’s key immigration policy proposals, USCIS’ final rule affecting high-skilled nonimmigrant workers, and changes to filing fees for applications and petitions filed with the USCIS.  Please click here to view the full update.

November 29, 2016

Scott Fein, Co-Authors and Co-Edits, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York

Scott Fein, a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, is a co-author and co-editor of the book, Making a Modern Constitution:  The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York.  Consisting of substantive chapters written by experts in their fields, Making a Modern Constitution: The Prospects for Constitutional Reform in New York examines the history, potential benefits and » Read More