New Laws in 2018

Law new is a term used to describe legal practices that offer innovative ways to help clients. This can be done by utilizing technology, focusing on process and using different fee structures. While this isn’t the sole way to help clients, it is a viable alternative to traditional legal practices.

Laws are official rules that govern behavior in a country or society. They are typically created through a legislative process such as Congress. A proposed law is known as a bill, and it goes through the process of researching, discussing, making changes, and then being voted on. If the bill passes, it becomes a statute and an official rule that all people must follow.

This legislation would prohibit hospitals, health care professionals, and certified ambulances from reporting medical debt to credit agencies. It would also prohibit financial institutions from denying credit to individuals based on outstanding medical debt. This bill will help reduce the number of people who are denied credit because of unpaid medical bills, and it will give New Yorkers access to credit to help them obtain jobs, rent apartments, purchase homes, pay for their children’s education, and build long-term wealth.

NYLS Professors Rebecca Roiphe and Jeffrey Wice Named 2024 Trailblazers in Law

The Patent Law Clinic at New York Law School (NYLS) recently secured a United States patent for their client, Mr. Karl C. Clarke, who developed technology related to cochlear implants for children with hearing loss. The PLC’s win is a major milestone for Mr. Clarke, who has been working on his invention since he was a child.

This legislation will require public companies to disclose if they are planning to buy or sell a substantial amount of their own shares, or for certain financial transactions to have been approved by an independent committee of the board of directors. These new rules will help prevent insider trading and improve market transparency, and they will apply to both domestic and foreign companies.

This legislation will amend the City’s data breach notification laws to align them with requirements in New York State law. It would also expand the definition of personal identifying information to include social security numbers, drivers’ license and passport numbers, health insurance provider names and codes, and financial account numbers. The bill will also require City agencies that experience a data breach to promptly notify affected persons and the Office of Cyber Command.