Feb 14, 2018

Professor Aaron Wright testified before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology on various topics surrounding blockchain technology. He discussed the capabilities of blockchain, including its use for smart contracts, and the potential for the technology to impact a range of industries, improve commercial activity, transform capital markets and democratize capital.


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Jan 1, 2018

January 1, 2018 - Professor Ed Zelinsky's letter in the Wall Street Journal states that "Gov. Cuomo claims that capping the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes leads to unfair double taxation. But, ironically, the governor oversees one of the worst double taxation schemes in America: New York taxes the entire income of a nonresident who works for a New York employer when a nonresident works from home in another state and pays tax in that state."

Dec 4, 2017

The Johnson Amendment bans tax-exempt institutions from participating in political campaigns. The tax bill the U.S. House of Representatives passed would modify the Johnson Amendment. The tax bill the U.S. Senate passed does not address the amendment.

May 8, 2017

The physical aftermath of Storm Stella is now over. The tax aftermath of Storm Stella, however, has just begun.

Apr 11, 2017

The Geneva Conventions are clear that the use of force by one state against another constitutes an international armed conflict, i.e., a war. Congress has never said otherwise, and so, both domestic and international law dictate the same conclusion: the United States and Syria are at war.

Apr 3, 2017

"The relevant question in such an environment is whether, from among the pool of politically realistic nominees, the president has selected a nominee of professional distinction, one whose credentials and demeanor reinforce the rule of law."

Sep 12, 2016

Fashion has achieved the status of a truly global industry, and the rapid growth of fashion law is now catching up to the challenges facing mass-market fashion brands

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