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Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Announces 2020 CLE Program Series

December 16, 2020

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the continuation of its CLE programs, open to attorneys, clients and others interested in the topics. The webinar programs, which each cover various areas of the law reflecting the full-service nature of the firm’s practice, will be held via Zoom. Advance registration is required. To learn more and register for a program, click here.

To receive CLE credit, please submit the forms to 

Program 5
December 16, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Robert Wolf
1 Credit in the Professional Practice category

Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure in New York

Join Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Partner Robert Wolf for a CLE program about “Commercial Mortgage Foreclosure.” Bob will discuss key aspects of the commercial mortgage foreclosure process in New York State courts. His presentation will include:

  • An explanation of the” election of remedies principle.”
  • The appointment of Receivers.
  • The court’s referral to Referees to compute the amount of mortgage indebtedness.
  • The effect of Governor-ordered moratoriums on commercial foreclosure actions.
  • The consequences and potential remedies for the lender when the mortgagor files for bankruptcy. 

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Program 4
October 20, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Laurie Stanziale
1 Credit in the Professional Practice category

Adjacent Building Access

Join Construction Partner, LEED Green Associate Laurie A. Stanziale for a CLE program, “Adjacent Building Access.” Laurie will explore the relationship between a property owner performing work on their property and the impacts to a neighboring property. The discussion will include: the New York City Building Code; the negotiation and terms of license agreements; the potential for legal proceedings pursuant to RPAPL 881; and relevant RPAPL 881 court decisions. 

Program 3
September 30, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Speakers: Amy B. Goldsmith, Esq. and Danny Mizrahi
1 Credit in the Professional Practice category

Cybersecurity: Legal and Practical Guidance

Join Intellectual Property Co-Chair Amy B. Goldsmith and Danny Mizrahi, CEO of ContangIT and Managing Director of GRSee Americas, for a CLE webinar where they will discuss the obligations of businesses under New York’s SHIELD Act and corresponding California and European cybersecurity laws. Amy and Danny will delve into who the law covers and identify the legal policies and practical procedures that must be implemented. They will also explain the measures that can be put in place to protect a business when workers are accessing systems remotely, as many are working from home due to COVID-19. 

Program 2
September 10, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Roxanne Levine
1 Credit in the Professional Practice Category

The History of the H-1B Visa & Current Challenges

Join Immigration Partner Roxanne Levine as she discusses the history of the H1-B visa and its current challenges in light of COVID-19. Roxanne will provide a step-by-step guide to understanding the H-1B process including: (i) the current trends in H-1B processing, (ii) preparing and submitting an H-1B petition, (iii) the H-1B cap, (iv) the newly instituted H-1B pre-registration program and (v) the minimum criteria for H-1B eligibility. She will also discuss the alternatives for the H-1B if the individual is not selected in the H-1B visa lottery.

Program 1
July 24, 2020
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Tara Toevs Carolan
1 Credit in the Professional Practice Category

Returning To Work In New York During COVID-19

Join Labor & Employment Partner Tara Toevs Carolan as she discusses mandatory and best practices for reopening during COVID-19. Tara will focus on federal, state and local laws and guidance regarding safely returning employees to the workplace, COVID-19-related paid sick and family leave, teleworking, accommodations and alternative work arrangements.

Note: For all programs, approval of CLE credit is pending in accordance with the requirements of the NYS CLE Board for the above-listed credit hours for established attorneys and as transitional credit hours for newly admitted attorneys. All programs are free.

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