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Liquor License Seminar For Accountants

Glenn Wright of the Wright Law Firm, PC will be teaching a Liquor License seminar for the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) on June 30th, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. Credits: 1 Specialized Knowledge (NYSED) / Specialized Knowledge (NASBA) credit Course Code:  20165600 Course Format:  NYSSCPA Committee CPE Session Developer:  Foundation for Accounting Education […]

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Restaurant Compliance Seminar Sponsored by Greenwich Village Chelsea Chamber of Commerce

  I will be a panelist at a restaurant compliance seminar on May 27th. I will primarily discuss liquor license violations and how restaurant and bar owners can prevent missteps and protect their most valuable asset –  their liquor license. Restivo Restaurant    209 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10011 May 27th-  11:00 am -1:00 pm

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$150M NYC Restaurateurs’ Health Dept. Lawsuit Dismissed

A lawsuit stemming from the grievances of more than 40 restaurant owners over exorbitant fines and unfair enforcement of city and state health codes has been dismissed. In Board of Health Public Review Committee v. New York City, restaurant owners – including many Irish pubs and pizzerias based in the Bronx – complained of unjust […]

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When to Surrender Liquor Licenses

On May 28, 2014, a former bookkeeper of Tres Amici Inc. doing business as “La Bella Vita”, a restaurant in Ozone Park, Queens, was arrested for forging a New York liquor license. Investigators from the New York State Liquor Authority’s enforcement bureau learned that La Bella Vita’s liquor license had been altered to show an […]

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Food Truck Business Faces Mid-Life Crisis

When the New York City food truck business revival first hit the streets about seven years ago, it was the darling of the industry. The trucks were flashy. The glossy magazine articles raved about the fare. The crowds lined up in droves.  But since then, it seems there has been a coming-of-age. Our Manhattan restaurant […]

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NYC Restaurant Sales Bolstered by Mall Locations

There is a widespread misconception that the American mall is dead. Sure, the advent of online shopping has somewhat altered many business models and has even resulted in the shuttering of some storefront retail locations. However, our New York City restaurant lawyers know that if prospective restaurateurs are interested in making it, they will not […]

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