- RISKY BUSINESS – AN INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR STEVEN BENJAMIN
- An Interview with Bruce DePaola, Esq.
- MacKay v. Paesano, Index No. 68232-14, 2/6/2017 (Emerson, J.)
- Gowen v. Helly Nahmad Gallery, Inc., Index No. 650646/2014, 5/8/2018 (Bransten, J.)
- New York State Workers’ Compensation Bd. v. Compensation Risk Mgrs., LLC, 12/14/17 (Platkin, J.)
- Laura Emmons – Editor-in-Chief
- Jared Gordon – Managing Editor
- Kayla Kuzniewski – Associate Managing Editor
- Brandon Dorman – Executive Publications Editor
- George Beck – Notes and Comments Editor
- Stephen Hernandez – Alumni and Events Editor
- Rosa Castello
- Daniel Wiig
- Laura Emmons – Editor-in-Chief
Commercial Division Online Law ReportSt. John's University School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, New York 11439
New York County Supreme Court Commercial DivisionHon. Eileen Bransten
Hon. Marcy Friedman
Hon. Shirly Werner Korneich
Hon. Lawrence K. Marks
Hon. Jeffery K. Oing
Hon. Charles E. Ramos
Hon. Saliann Scarpulla
Hon. Anil Singh
Hon. O. Peter Sherwood
Category Archives: Case Summary
Dilution; Voting Rights; Fiduciary Duty; Leave to Amend; Petition; Dissolution; Renew; Cross Motion; Leave to Discontinue By: George Beck | Staff Writer In a prior matter, Plaintiff shareholder sought dissolution of Defendant’s corporation under BCL 1104(a), alleging breach of contract, … Continue reading
Financial Guar. Ins. Co. v. Morgan Stanley ABS Capital I Inc., Index No. 652914/2014, 01/23/2017 (Friedman, J.)
Motion to Dismiss; Fraud; Breach of Contract; RMBS monoline insurance litigation By: Richie DeMarco | Staff Writer Plaintiff issued an insurance policy guaranteeing payments on certain certificates in a residential mortgage-backed securitization (“RMBS”) transaction (“Transaction”).
Breach of Contract; Unjust Enrichment; Alter-Ego Liability By: Gregory Brown, Jr. | Executive Publications Editor Plaintiffs entered into a contract with Defendant, a construction company, for the renovation of Plaintiff’s home.
Fraud; Fraud Inducement; Justifiable Reliance; Damages By: Taylor E. Anderson | Staff Writer Plaintiff insured eight residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS”) transactions (“the Transactions”). Defendant and its subsidiaries supplied all or most of the loans for the transactions and was the … Continue reading
Motion to Dismiss; Standing; Shareholder Derivative Action; CPLR 3211 By: James Clarke | Senior Staff Writer Plaintiffs own 10% of Norsel Realties (“Norsel”), a New York partnership owning land in Manhattan.
Holding Company; Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities; Fraud; Transfer of Rights; Contracts; Security Transfers. By: Aaron Jacob | Senior Staff Writer Plaintiff, Royal Park Investments (hereinafter “RPI”) is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Belgium and wholly owned by … Continue reading
Breach of Contract; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Declaratory Judgment; Permanent Injunction By: Amanda Tersigni | Senior Staff Writer This case stems from a complex matter involving multiple parties and two interrelated actions.
Motion to Dismiss; Contractual Interpretation; Contractual Ambiguity; Policy Exclusions By: Kelsey Dougherty Howard | Staff Writer Plaintiff purchased a piece of real property to operate as a restaurant in 2009. Prior to Plaintiff’s purchase, the property was operated as a … Continue reading
Motion to Dismiss; Timely Service of Complaint CPLR 3012(b); Extension of Time to Complete Service CPLR 3012(d); Breach of Contract; Negligence By: Julie Lavoie | Senior Staff Writer In August 2016, Plaintiff served the entity and agent that sold her … Continue reading
Breach of Contract; Third-Party Beneficiaries By: Daniel Ishoo | Staff Writer Defendant, a general contractor, contracted to conduct home repairs as a part of the New York City Rapid Repair Program (“RRP”). Plaintiffs were employees of PMJ Electrical Corp. (“PMJ”), … Continue reading