New Jersey Expands Family Leave Insurance and Related Laws

On February 19, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law A3975, which significantly expands New Jersey’s paid family leave insurance program (“PFLL”) and temporary disability benefits law. By way of background, the PFLL has been in place since 2008 and currently provides eligible employees with benefits for up to six (6) weeks of qualifying family leave. View Article →

Prognosis Looks Good for Healthcare M&A in 2019

After a robust 2018, healthcare M&A in the midmarket should continue to show strong signs of life in 2019. This year, one of the real focus areas for M&A activity will be specialty services, including dermatology, ophthalmology, fertility, orthopedics, and gastroenterology. ASCs and multispecialty medical groups are also on the radar screen. Niche areas within View Article →

The Worst Time To Sell A Privately Held Business

“When is the best time for me to sell my company?’ – a question we have heard time and time again from business owners. “says Achim Neumann, President, A Neumann & Associates LLC, a New Jersey based Mergers & Acquisitions advisory and Business Brokerage firm, “And the question becomes even more important in the current economic cycle.” View Article →

A Glimpse Into the Immigration Crystal Ball

Anyone who has dealt with the Immigration Service or ICE over the past 2 years would agree that we are living in a fairly contentious pro-enforcement immigration environment. In looking forward to 2019, our crystal ball tells us to expect more of the same. The trend of deliberately voluminous and combative Requests for Evidence from View Article →

GDPR and Business Continuity ― Why You Must Care

The recent fining of Google by France for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has prompted increased interest in this globally sweeping regulation. Companies anywhere in the world that deal with EU citizens are subject to GDPR. Google was fined $57 million proving that GDPR’s reach is long, its bite deep and not View Article →