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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Employers Have a Duty to Safeguard Employees’ Personal Information

What happens to all that sensitive personal information you give your employer when you start a new job, like Social Security Number, bank account number and passport number? If stored electronically, must your employer take reasonable steps to protect it from cyber thieves and breaches? This is not a trick question. Yes, the Pennsylvania Supreme …

Qualified Opportunity Zones – New Opportunities in Real Estate

Pursuant to the newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, investors are able to utilize a new and powerful mechanism to achieve tremendous savings and deferral of Federal capital gains taxes through the reinvestment in designated geographic areas of the United States known as qualified opportunity zones (“QOZ”) through qualified opportunity zone funds (“QOZF”). What …

Barton Hosts Seed Forum NYC Conference

Posted in News on November 5, 2018 by Barton LLP

Seed Forum returns to NYC to host its investor matchmaking conference on Thursday, November 15th. Seed Forum is a global network that gives a select group of US and foreign companies an opportunity to pitch their investment proposals to individual investors, family offices and investment funds. Managing Partner Roger E. Barton will deliver the keynote …