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Tenant groups seek to join court fight over rent regulation

Tenant advocates want to be heard in the lawsuit that seeks to overturn the state’s rent-regulation system by having it declared unconstitutional. The Legal Aid Society, Legal Services NYC and law... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Biz groups join state AGs supporting AT&T in antitrust fight

AT&T’s legal battle with the U.S. Department of Justice received two major boosts this week when several major pro-business organizations and nine state attorneys general filed separate amicus briefs asking a federal appeals court to approve AT&.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Trump administration drops fight to add census citizen question

The Trump administration abandoned its hard-fought plan to add a to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court challenged its purpose, a win for immigrant-rights groups and Democrats who claimed... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2019

Landlords rally ahead of first rent-regulation hearing

As activists and tenants chanted "Housing is a human right—fight, fight, fight," outside City Hall Thursday morning, landlords who say they have to pay, pay, pay to maintain their buildings held a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Tenant groups step up pressure for stronger rent laws

When it comes to property-tax pain, New York is hard to beat. Owners of single-family houses in the city and surrounding suburbs paid an average of $9,700 last year, topping a ranking by Attom Data... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Biz groups fight town apprentice plan

A coalition of Long Island construction groups is battling town regulations that demand companies employ apprentices. The Association for a Better Long Island, the Long Island Builders Institute and the Associated Builders & Contractors won a court inj.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyApr 19th, 2018

Pro-tenant rent regulations on tap after Democrats take state Senate

The state Senate flipped to Democratic control Tuesday, empowering party leaders to act on long-sought changes to rent regulation that would curtail landlords' ability to command more money from... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 7th, 2018

Civil rights groups seek docs in Facebook encryption fight

US civil rights groups seek secret documents in Facebook encryption fight.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2018

Case against landlord alleging improper regulated rent increases can proceed

A lawsuit alleging that a large New York City landlord illegally raised rents in regulated apartments can proceed, a judge in state Supreme Court ruled last week.  A group of tenants sued A&E Real... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork22 hr. 51 min. ago

Anheuser-Busch Accuses MillerCoors of Stealing Beer Recipes

The filing was the latest in a legal fight that began in March. MILKWAUKEE, Wisconsin (AP) — Anheuser-Busch is suing MillerCoors over its confidential recipes for Bud Light and Michelob Ultra. In a heavily redacted court fi.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 17th, 2019

Judge dismisses owners from rent regs lawsuit

The principals of one of the cityʼs biggest rent regulated landlords have been dismissed from a lawsuit accusing them of overcharging their tenants. State Supreme Court Judge Joel.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 15th, 2019

Google"s fight against EU antitrust fine to be heard February 12-14 at EU court

Alphabet unit Google's fight against a 2.4-billion-euro ($2.64 billion) EU antitrust fine will be played out over three days in February 2020 at Europe's second-highest court, according to parties involved in the case......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 14th, 2019

Google secures two Android phone makers" backing in fight against EU antitrust order

Alphabet unit Google's fight against a record EU antitrust fine related to its Android mobile software received a boost after Europe's second-highest court allowed Android phone maker Gigaset and HMD Global Oy to intervene in the lawsuit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 2019

Owners of former "Hoarders" house in NC to fight ruling that stopped their B&B plan

The owners of the historic Julian Price mansion took their fight to turn part of the residence into a bed-and-breakfast to court on Monday, appealing the decision by the Greensboro Zoning Commission in Guilford Superior Court. Owners Eric and Michael Fu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Senior housing next for rent regulation overhaul?

A rapidly growing population of urban seniors is giving some investors gray hair. Fears are brewing that if developers can’t meet demand.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 9th, 2019

Supreme Court keeps New York City gun case on argument calendar

The U.S. Supreme Court said it will keep a Second Amendment showdown on its argument calendar, even after New York City loosened the gun-transportation restrictions at the center of the fight. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 8th, 2019

U.S. to join fight over New York’s subpoena of Trump taxes

The top federal prosecutor in Manhattan said the U.S. will join a legal fight between Donald Trump and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. over the president’s tax and other financial... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 7th, 2019

Epstein accuser continues battle over his 2008 plea deal

A woman who says she was sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein is continuing her decade-long legal fight over a once-secret plea deal Epstein signed in Florida. Courtney Wild asked an appeals court... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 7th, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed t.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Appalachian Trail pipeline fight

The U.S. Supreme Court on Fr.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2019

Facebook’s new legal team scores early victory in war against fraud

A new Facebook initiative to fight fraudulent app developers and advertisers in federal court notched an early victory this month, when the tech giant reached a settlement with a New Zealand company that had peddled fake likes on Instagram......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 2nd, 2019