Monthly Archives: January 2017

Little Nest Community Nursery LLC v. 501 Church LLC, 1/29/2016 (Demarest, J.)

Breach of Contract; Fraud; Diversion of Business Opportunities; Unjust Enrichment; CPLR 3212(b) By: Madeline Collins | Staff Writer Plaintiff Little Nest Community Nursery LLC (“Plaintiff”) owned and operated an early childhood preschool for children. Plaintiff’s principal and sole member, Kathleen … Continue reading

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VNB New York, as successor in interest by merger to VNB New York Corp., LLC v. Eliezer Rappaport and Michael Braun, Index No.508810/2015, 1/29/16 (Demarest, J.)

CPLR 6201, CPLR 3211(a)(1), CPLR 3211(a)(7), Order of Attachment, Motion to Dismiss, Fraudulent Transfer By: Ivelina Popova | Staff Writer VNB New York Corp. (“Plaintiff”) extended credit to non-party Unique Gems, Inc. (“Unique”). Defendant Michael Braun (“Braun”) and his wife … Continue reading

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J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., et al. v. Vigilant Insurance Company, et al., Index No. 26226/2016, 07/07/2016 (Ramos, J.)

Insurance Claim; Motion for Summary Judgment; Indemnity; Consent-to-Settle; Regulatory Investigation; Duty to Cooperate; Breach of Contract; Disgorgement. By Janel Rottkamp | Staff Writer Defendant provided Plaintiff with professional liability coverage, governed by a policy that required Defendant to pay Plaintiff … Continue reading

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MBIA Ins. Corp. v. JP Morgan Sec. LLC, Index No. 64676/2012, 6/6/2016 (Scheinkman, J.)

Fraudulent Concealment; Motion for Summary Judgment; Justifiable Reliance; Mortgage Securitization Transaction; Due Diligence Report; Superior Knowledge; Duty to Disclose. By: Nora Boujida | Staff Member Plaintiff insurer, MBIA Insurance Corporation, and Defendant underwriter, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (f/k/a Bear, Stearns … Continue reading

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Davis v. Cohen & Gresser LLP, Index No. 157930/14, 03/24/16, (Ramos, J)

Statute of Limitations, Causation, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Legal Malpractice; Continuous Representation Doctrine; RICO Claims  By: Lauren Tucker | Senior Staff Member Richard Allen III (“CRA”), through his guardian, entered into a retainer agreement with Cohen and Gresser LLP (“Defendant”), … Continue reading

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Commercial Division Online Law Report: Annual Holiday Party at BEA NYC

By: Diana Ricaurte | Staff member This past fall semester, the Commercial Division Online Law Report (“CDOLR”) hosted its annual holiday party for all of its staff members on November 18, 2016, at BEA NYC from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The … Continue reading

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A Panel Entitled “Demystifying International Commercial Arbitration: Cross-Border Dispute Resolution.”

By: Nora Boujida | Staff Member On November 4, 2016, I attended a Continuing Legal Education panel entitled “Demystifying International Commercial Arbitration: Cross-Border Dispute Resolution” that took place at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 2016 Convention in San … Continue reading

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