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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

Tenant groups call for rent strike next month

Tenant advocates are calling for a massive across New York next month to ramp up the pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to cancel collections. "Millions of people have lost their jobs and don't have the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 18th, 2020

Telegram’s Fight Against SEC Will Help Push Cryptocurrency Legislation, Says Trade Group

Telegram’s ongoing court battle with the SEC over its $1.7 billion token offering could put pressure on Congress to move cryptocurrency regulation forward, according to the Blockchain Association......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 9th, 2020

Amazon"s fight against $277 million EU tax order kicks off in court on Thursday

Amazon will on Thursday seek to overturn an EU order to repay about 250 million euros ($277 million) in back taxes to Luxembourg at Europe's second-highest court, one of a series of high-profile cases marking the bloc's crackdown on unfair tax deals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 2nd, 2020

Tenants accuse NYCHA of overcharging rent

The reports said the Federal Trade Commission may seek a court injunction that would block Facebook's “interoperability” plans for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram, which involves revising... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 15th, 2019

Tenant groups release demands for more rent rules

Four months after winning some of the strictest rent regulations in the nation, New York tenant groups are drawing up a “to do” list for the 2020 legislative session. A coalition of around 50 tenant and social justice groups this week unv.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 23rd, 2019

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

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to face bank fraud charges......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court argument in fight against extradition to United States

Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has lost a key aspect of the trial on her extradition to the United States, a Canadian court announced on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 27th, 2020

Telegram Quits Court Fight With SEC Over TON Blockchain Project

Telegram has thrown in the towel in its court battle against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and will no longer be appealing the ban on its blockchain token project......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 26th, 2020

Legal partners: Groups from Erie and Ontario counties team up for immigration center

Veteran immigration attorney Sophie Feal is the leader of a new partnership between two legal offices that will assist non-citizens in court matters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2020

Kin Foundation Publishes First Transparency Report Amid SEC Court Fight

The Kin Foundation is offering a peek under the hood of its operations with a new transparency report published with Messari......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus prompts Starbucks to seek rent relief from store landlords

Starbucks is seeking rent breaks as it ramps up U.S. store reopening following weeks of limited operation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 13th, 2020

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Evers" Safer at Home order

Republicans and some business groups opposed Palm and.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2020

Telegram Abandons TON Blockchain Project After Court Fight With SEC

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov says the company is abandoning its TON blockchain project after losing an initial court fight with the SEC......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 12th, 2020