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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna is a proud sponsor of the “Mission Awareness” partnership between CBS 6 and the Double H Ranch. The goal of this program is to raise awareness of the mission of the Double H Ranch, while also providing the opportunity for donations and volunteer support. CBS 6 will air a 60-minute documentary on the Double H Ranch on both CBS and CW 15. The program will feature “telethon breaks” with a call to action for viewers to make a donation. As [...]

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On September 27, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna joined UHY, Pioneer Bank, and the Business Review to present a co-hosted event on Cybersecurity. Panelists included Chris Meyer from Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Warren Zafrin, Director of Consulting from UHY Advisors, and Steven Lobel, Vice President of Anchor Agency. The panel discussion highlighted the measures businesses can take to protect against cyber threats, with a special focus on risk management, threat mitigation, and insurance.

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On September 24th, 2017, the Trump administration issued its latest Proclamation, revising the travel and immigration ban first set forth in March of this year. Here’s what you need to know: Which Countries Are Included? Unlike the previous Order, Sudan is not included in this ban. The countries that do have imposed restrictions are as follows: Suspension of persons seeking immigrant and nonimmigrant visas: Iran, North Korea, and Syria  Suspension of persons seeking immigrant [...]

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Congratulations to Whiteman Osterman & Hanna associate Nick Faso on his selection to the Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2018.  Leadership Tech Valley is a program of the Capital Region Chamber, and unites individuals from diverse fields and backgrounds to learn more about themselves as leaders and how to best serve their organizations and community. Ten monthly sessions, including opening and closing retreats, are held from September through June, followed by a graduation [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna partner Robert Stout is a featured alumni for Pace University's School of Law for the month of September.  Robert is a partner with Whiteman Osterman & Hanna's Clean Tech, Environmental, Municipal, Real Estate, and Real Estate Development, Zoning and Land Use  practices.  He received a Juris Doctor, cum laude, and a Certificate in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law in 2005.

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. hosted over 110 attendees at the Desmond Hotel on Tuesday, September 12 for a presentation on what companies need to do to prepare for the NYS Paid Family Leave Act which goes into effect on January 1, 2018. Presenters Bob Schofield and Monica Skanes from Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Joanne Schneider from Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and Quinn Rapp-Ellis from the NYS Workers' Compensation Board provided an overview of the PFL [...]

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is very pleased to announce that the following attorneys recently received the Upstate New York Super Lawyers distinction for 2017: James B. Ayers, Terresa M. Bakner, Heather D. Diddel, David R. Everett, Philip H. Gitlen, Neil L. Levine, Norma G. Meacham, William S. Nolan, Robert T. Schofield and Michael Whiteman (10 year recognition). Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of [...]

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On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This briefing explains what the announcement means, what we know about implementation of the rescission, and how to advise employees and students who currently hold DACA. Click here to read more

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Whiteman Osterman & Hanna is pleased to announce it has become a CIS SecureSuite Member of the Center for Internet Security. CIS SecureSuite Membership provides integrated cybersecurity resources to help businesses, nonprofits, governmental entities, and IT experts start secure and stay secure.  We are proud to support CIS's efforts to improve cyber defenses of public and private organizations in the Capital Region and across the country.

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