Cash for kicks: How public money could play role in new Raiders stadium deal
August 12, 2015 -- San Francisco Business Times
Irwin Kishner was quoted in San Francisco Business Times about the firm's work for New City Development in its new stadium plan for the NFL's Oakland Raiders and the pledge by city and county officials to not use public money for the project. According to Kishner, using public financing for sports facilities is "a balance, allocating funds in an intelligent manner toward civic pride and developing (schools, hospitals and housing). Driving tourism and jobs is also a noble pursuit." Kishner cautioned that cities risk teams leaving for better economic deals. "You can say the Yankees are tied in with New York, but if the city of Toronto were to say, 'Here's a brand-new stadium, infrastructure and 8 million people (in the region), and we'll guarantee that you'll never pay a nickel rent' — that will attract a team," Kishner said. "You can make it so good that teams can't refuse it."
Final Pay Ratio Rule Gives a Few Compliance Breaks
August 11, 2015 -- Compliance Week
Richard Morris was quoted in Compliance Week about the Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted regulations requiring CEO pay ratio disclosure rule for publicly traded companies. Morris advised that companies not view the rule in isolation, but see it as one piece in the SEC's broad spectrum of required compensation disclosures. "This gives greater importance to the disclosure that is going to be required when you put out your compensation policy. This is what a prudent compensation committee should already be using to evaluate the compensation of their executives."
Investment Strategies on U.S. Real Estate Market
August 10, 2015 -- BorsaMatik
Barbaros Karaahmet, Belinda Schwartz and Louis Tuchman were mentioned in BorsaMatik’s article, a well-known news portal about business and economy in Turkey. The article covers a full description of Herrick’s events that were held this summer in Istanbul. The article reported on Herrick’s two-days of panel discussions on topics such as key investment and tax considerations for those interested in the U.S. real estate market and exploring opportunities for investment and joint ventures in the U.S. as well as navigating the legal issues that may arise.
Enter the age of yoga and meditation meetings
August 7, 2015 -- CNBC
Herrick was mentioned in a CNBC story among a group of companies working with Mindfresh to offer private yoga and meditation classes to the firm's attorneys and employees. The "yoga meets business" classes are done while seated in a chair and teach stretching and relaxation techniques.
Jared Bartie’s Move to Herrick Reported Widely
July 2015 -- Sports Business Journal, Law360, The Am Law Daily, New York Business Journal
Sports Business Journal, Law360, The Am Law Daily and New York Business Journal reported on the arrival of Jared Bartie to Herrick's sports law department. Bartie has served as general counsel and as a senior executive for organizations including the U.S. Tennis Association, the National Basketball League, the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats and Black Entertainment Television. "They talk about a deep bench, but Herrick has a strong starting lineup as well as a bench," Bartie told Law360.