Special Report

Mar 1, 2023

What businesses need to know about future litigation risks

Employment and labor disputes were the most common area for litigation across all industries surveyed by the 2023 Annual Litigation Trends Survey, published by Norton Rose Fulbright. The survey expects litigation in these areas to remain steady or increase in 2023.

Feb 28, 2023

Unions, AI, workplace issues trending in local litigation

Are litigators from leading local law firms seeing these same trends? We checked in with three to find out.

Feb 27, 2023

Medical and Life Sciences law: Year in review

From drugs to aid in weight loss or to quit smoking to medical devices for spinal surgery, New York state and federal courts issued decisions the past 12 months that further shaped the legal landscape in the medical and life sciences arena.

Feb 22, 2023

‘A lot to be grateful for’ despite cost, labor challenges in the construction industry

Halfway through quarter one of the new year, what are local industry leaders seeing as the biggest continued concerns and points of optimism?

Feb 21, 2023

Tech helped push real estate industry ‘forward 5 years in a 6-month timeframe’ during pandemic

No industry was immune to the sudden changes brought on during the pandemic’s state-mandated lockdown in March 2020, including real estate.

Rick Hauser standing in front of his old house.
Feb 20, 2023

Winter musings: Happiness by design – Architecturally speaking

Now, whenever the sun shines in winter I’m there, moving my chair to keep the outstretched fingers of warmth firmly positioned on my neck. Sitting in the sun makes me happy about winter.

Feb 15, 2023

Institutional resilience: How three local universities survived the pandemic

Next month will be the three year anniversary of New York State going into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb 14, 2023

Area colleges report bulk of students have returned to face-to-face classes

With some level of post-pandemic "normal" developing, what do schools offer as well as see demand for in terms of online learning?

Feb 13, 2023

Cyber insurance is an important tool – Does your institution know how to use it?

Whether it is theft of intellectual property, hijacking an institution’s network for illegal activity, or good old-fashioned fraud, there are few cyber risks that higher education institutions do not face.

Feb 8, 2023

Amended rule expands data security requirements for financial institutions

An FTC rule amendment may affect the responsibilities of businesses with regard to how they protect and maintain customers’ nonpublic personal information.

cyber crime
Feb 7, 2023

Cybercrime on the rise: What you can do to protect your business

We talked to four professionals in the field to find out what significant shifts they saw in cybersecurity last year, what businesses should be on the lookout for in 2023 and how they can protect themselves today.

Feb 6, 2023

Shore up the human firewall against creative cyber attacks

The email to the chief financial officer seemed to come from the CEO. The message said the CEO was visiting a vendor. He needed them to release a shipment right away and would the CFO transfer the necessary money. The vendor had recently changed banks, so the message included the new routing and account numbers. […]