New changes to New York’s Limited Liability Laws Makes Top 10 Members Liable under the Wage Theft Prevention Act
WSJ MarketWatch interviewed Craig Delsack, a New York business attorney, about the new changes to the NY LLC Laws Section 609 – moving the limited liability law closer in parity with the corporation laws; protecting wage earners from rogue business owners’ not paying appropriate wages and related taxes under the Wage Theft Prevention Act (the “WTPA”). These amendments change NYS’ Limited Liability Company Law to provide that the 10 members with the largest ownership percentage of a limited liability company will be jointly and severally liable for all debts, wages and salaries owing to the company’s employees, including vacation, severance, pension contributions and other similar benefits (and presumably the payment of employer taxes related thereto).
Aereo TV vs. Broadcasters
CCTV America interviewed Craig Delsack, media and technology attorney, about the new player in the television distribution business, Barry Diller’s venture, Aereo TV. This low cost internet TV provider offers over-the-air television and DVR services in Manhattan, but broadcasters including ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox are fighting back.
How to Protect Your Money-Maker
Fox Business interviewed Craig Delsack, business and technology attorney, on the importance of having NDAs (non-disclosure agreements) to protect your business’s most valuable information. You should consider having an NDA with each of your business relationships, including customers, vendors, business partners and employees.
When Employees Vent Online
Fox Business interviewed Craig Delsack, business and technology attorney, about how it is extremely important for a company to monitor and manage its online reputation, especially from disgruntled employees’ venting on social networks.
Renters on the Rise – Developers Get Creative
The Cooperator® interviewed Craig Delsack, real estate business attorney, about sponsors of new condominium buildings looking to rent unsold units. Great for renters (enjoying amenities usually found only in first class condo buildings), but not that good if you just bought into a new “rental building” with transient tenants.
Barry Diller-Backed Aereo Faces Legal Fight with TV Broadcasters
Xconomy interviewed Craig Delsack, media and television attorney, regarding Barry Dillers’ Aereo’s proposed $12-a-month internet television service which retransmits the signals of broadcasters including ABC, Disney Enterprises, CBS Broadcasting, NBC Universal Media, Fox, Univision, Telemundo, PBS, WNET and WNJU-TV, without obtaining consent from these broadcasters, nor paying for their content.
Samsung Flounders in Shadow of Apple’s Patent Juggernaut
MacNewsWorld interviewed Craig Delsack, technology, business and media attorney, regarding Apple’s patent disputes with Samsung – Apple scored another win against Samsung recently when a U.S. judge indicated Samsung’s Galaxy Tab infringes on iPad patents.
DoJ Suit Could Tilt Scale Against AT&T
E-Commerce Times/ECT News Network, Inc. interviewed Craig Delsack, technology, business and media lawyer, regarding attorneys general from seven states taking sides with the U.S. Department of Justice’s move to block AT&T’s proposed buyout of T-Mobile on antitrust grounds.
How to Safely Make Money on Short Term Rentals
If you own a home, it might make sense to make extra money renting out your home (or a room) on a per night basis through web sites like AIRBNB.com, VRBO.com or vacationrentals.com. But beware, especially if you own a condo or coop in New York City. FoxBusiness interviewed Craig Delsack, business and real estate lawyer, regarding the pros and cons of micro-subletting and short-term rentals in their article “How to Safely Make Money on Short Term Rentals“.
Google Bites Back in Android Patent Battle
Craig Delsack, technology, business and media lawyer, interviewed by the E-Commerce Times/ECT News Network, Inc., regarding Google’s chief legal officer’s posting a company blog entry that attacked Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and other tech companies for securing patents and undertaking legal activity that would block the development of the Android platform.
Law Offices of Craig Delsack, LLC internet lawyer law firm brings defamation lawsuit against the Daily News for identifying the wrong woman as the infamous “Manhattan Madam“.
The Manhattan Madam from Queens? Did NYDN Get It Wrong?
Craig Delsack, media lawyer, quoted in The Wall Street Journal, regarding defamation lawsuit against the Daily News for identifying the wrong woman as the infamous “Manhattan Madam.”
Scrabulous Now Wordscraper, Hasbro Still Suing
Craig Delsack, internet attorney, quoted in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, regarding Hasbro’s lawsuit over the internet game Scrabulous.
Craig Delsack, as media lawyer, quoted in Multichannel News, regarding distributing television over the Internet.
The Asian Contagion – The Counterfeit Problem Continues to Escalate
Craig Delsack, infringement lawyer, quoted in The Music and Sound Retailer, regarding China’s guitar counterfeiting underworld.
Woman wins payout for slurs on blog
Craig Delsack, internet lawyer, quoted in The Guardian, regarding defamation on an internet blog.
Law Offices of Craig Delsack, LLC, internet law firm, interviewed on WDBO Radio, regarding Melinda Duckett’s family suing Nancy Grace claiming her television interview led to Duckett’s suicide.