Tag archive for ‘State Supreme Court’
Ilan Shavit On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Jewish chicken-slaughter ritual gets OK from judge

  State Supreme Court Justice Debra James on Monday refused to block Orthodox Jewish congregations in Brooklyn from carrying out the Kaporos, chicken-slaughter ritual, on public streets in advance of More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

NY Court Under Investigation Regarding Links to Sheldon Silver

The civil division of the New York State Supreme Court is being investigated by federal authorities over its links to alleged corruption by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a source told the New York Post. Silver More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Eric Schneiderman Submits New Complaint Against Barclays in ‘Dark Pools’ Lawsuit

Building on a previous lawsuit over Barclays Bank’s private stock trading platform, New York State’s top law enforcer filed a complaint alleging that the bank defied subpoenas seeking the testimony of More...

Eli Horn On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Eric Schneiderman Pursues Accountability in $10 Billion Lawsuit against Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse Group AG was ordered to face a $10 billion lawsuit by New York’s attorney general accusing the Swiss bank of fraud in the sales of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Extell Borrows $96 Million for West 66th Street Development that Includes Synagogue

Gary Barnett’s Extell Development has secured a $96 million loan from Natixis Real Estate Capital for the development of three parcels of adjacent land on West 66th Street in Manhattan, the Commercial Observer More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Developer Suing NY Village for $25 Million over ‘Conspiracy’ against Hasidic Jews

This week, Developer Shalom Lamm filed a lawsuit with the US District Court Southern District of New York, accusing the town of Mamakating and the village of Bloomingburg in upstate NY of engaging in “pervasive, More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Ratner Suing Skanska again over Atlantic Yards

Forest City Ratner has filed yet another law suit against its partner in the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards development, the Swedish firm Skanska. FCRC Modular, a Forest City Ratner limited liability company, More...

Noam Meir On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Gary Barnett Says He Spent $45 Million on Manhattan Synagogue to Turn It into Condo Tower

Gary Barnett’s Extell Development has finally revealed what it plans to do with the plot on Manhattan’s West Side currently home to the Habonim synagogue as well as the price that it paid for the parcel, More...

Noam Meir On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

SL Green Put $41.1 million on Seventh Ave Building But Tenant Won’t Let them Tear It Down

SL Green only recently acquired the building at 719 Seventh Ave in Manhattan for $41.1 million and it is already having legal troubles with its only tenant, Great Locations New York. This according to a report More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Citi Habitat Suing Robert Reffkin and Ori Allon’s Urban Compass for Stealing Trade Secrets

Robert Reffkin and Ori Allon’s Urban Compass, a tech-driven real estate platform, has been sued by Citi Habitat, New York’s largest real estate database, for stealing trade secrets. In the law More...

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