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Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Morgan co-defendants plead guilty to misdemeanors (access required)

Three men originally charged in a sensational 100-plus count federal fraud indictment have reached an agreement to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge with a promise of no incarceration or restitution. On Monday, Frank Giacobbe, Todd Morgan and Michael Tremiti ...

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Webinar addresses potential litigation risks for businesses in 2022 (access required)

Documentation and attention to detail is crucial to protect businesses from potential litigation and government investigations. That was the message from a group of labor and employment law experts convened last week by the Rochester Business Journal to discuss current ...

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In addition to his lengthy legal career, Justin Vigdor helped establish several Rochester nonprofits (access required)

It’s hard to imagine a Rochester without Justin L. Vigdor.  Like the iconic character of George Bailey, played by James Stewart in the classic holiday movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Vigdor has enriched virtually every aspect of life in the ...

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Federal COVID vaccination regulations likely to be challenged (access required)

As anticipated, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued regulations requiring workers at private companies with at least 100 employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or get tested weekly, but the rules are expected to be challenged in court.

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Marc Mayer makes most of a non-linear path, now leads Manning & Napier (access required)

As a youngster, Manning & Napier CEO Marc Mayer was focused science. “I thought I might want to be an anthropologist or archeologist possibly,” he said. But after a summer of digging up Indian ruins as a teen, Mayer decided ...

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Vaccine requirement lacks detail (access required)

President Joe Biden’s announcement last week that the federal government will require all workers at large companies to get the COVD-19 vaccine raised lots of questions but provided few answers. Biden said all companies with at least 100 workers will ...

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Get ready now for cannabis industry to begin (access required)

New York state officials have not finalized the licensing applications and regulations needed for the newly legalized cannabis industry, but experts say there is plenty to do to get ready for anybody planning to get into the industry. The Rochester ...

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