On May 3, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed the State Zero-Emission Vehicle Programs Memorandum of Understanding, under which ten signatory states have pledged to advance the use of zero-emission vehicles within their borders.
With new amendments to the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) signed into law last month, New Jersey became the third state in the country to prohibit discrimination against a person’s hair style.
Late last year, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) launched the “Guard Your Backyard” campaign, aimed at giving municipalities more control over the fill material imported into communities in an effort to reduce contamination.
Waterfall provisions (or, colloquially, “waterfalls”) are provisions that dictate how the distributions from a partnership or limited liability company are allocated among investors.
On January 3, 2020, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued the first published opinion interpreting the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (the “PWFA”). Effective January 17, 2014, the PWFA amended the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (the “LAD”), prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Most tech start-ups are typically formed as a Delaware C-corporations (“Tech C-Corp”). However, in recent years an increasing number of tech start-ups have chosen to be formed as a limited liability company (“Tech LLC”).
The New Jersey legislature is getting serious about electric vehicles. On November 6, 2019, it passed S-606 (formerly A-1371) encouraging municipalities to begin planning for expanded electric vehicle ("EV") infrastructure across the state.
Engaging a reputable title company to assist with due diligence is one of the key components of any commercial real estate transaction.
The unauthorized use of “dirty dirt” as fill in sites across New Jersey has long been an issue facing municipalities. In October 2019, DEP launched the "Guard Your Backyard" initiative specifically aimed at curbing the dumping of tainted fill in New Jersey communities.
Capital raising is the sine qua non of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Few SMEs, however, have the inclination to register the sale of their securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission given the high costs and extensive regulatory requirements.