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Israeli High Court Decision Puts Jerusalem Christian Community at Risk, says Former U.S. Ambassador Theros

August 5, 2019

Retired U.S. Ambassador Patrick Theros discusses the Israeli High Court decision in favor of an extremist group that seeks the removal of Christians from the Old City of Jerusalem and the existential risks for the Christian community that the ruling poses. At issue in the real estate case, brought by the Greek Orthodox Church of […]

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Marshall Lester on Teaching Law in the Former Soviet Union

July 9, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Marshall Lester discusses his work as a teacher of international corporate law at programs in countries in the former Soviet Union. In this podcast he gives perspectives on the differences between American and overseas students, discusses their interest in U.S. law and offers insights into the fascinating regions in which he has […]

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D.C. Lawyers Advance Civil Lawsuit vs. Republic of Turkey Over Beating of Protesters on U.S. Soil

March 25, 2019

•Turkey Faces April Deadline to Respond in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia •Ankara Foreign Ministry Finally Served After Rebuffing Service Three Times ◊PODCAST COLD OPEN VERBATIM: You had a trained paramilitary force attack peaceful protesters. The people who were protecting President Erdogan came across police lines and beat up our clients, hit […]

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Warshaw Burstein’s Meryl Wiener on the SEC Examination Priorities for 2019

March 7, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Meryl Wiener examines the newly announced SEC Examination Priorities for 2019. She outlines what SEC registered entities, from established broker-dealers to newly-formed hedge funds, should consider in dealing with a routine examination by the SEC (as opposed to an examination for cause, which will be covered in a future podcast). Meryl notes […]

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From Zionist to Palestinian Advocate: One Lawyer’s Journey

January 31, 2019

Podcaster John Metaxas interviews veteran civil rights attorney Robert Herbst about his journey from his liberal Jewish upbringing to becoming an advocate for Palestinian rights. Bob says just as “Black Lives Matter in the U.S., Palestinian lives matter in Israel/Palestine.” He says his viewpoint changed significantly after what he calls Israel’s brutal 2014 Operation Protective […]

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Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law Joins Insider Trading Task Force

November 2, 2018

Professor John Coffee of Columbia Law School speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas (Columbia Law ’84) about the state of insider trading law. Professor Coffee has been asked to join a task force to develop proposals to update this area of the law. The task force is to be chaired by former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara […]

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Slava Hazin on the Amazing Story of 99 Van Dam Street

August 2, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Partner Slava Hazin tells the decades-long story of 99 Van Dam Street, Warshaw Burstein’s advocacy for the building’s tenants and the Bankruptcy Court ruling that upheld the tenants’ rights of possession under the New York Loft Law. The ruling is significant because it is a decision of first impression holding that landlords cannot […]

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Hughes Hubbard’s George Tsougarakis on his Pro Bono Recovery of Looted 9th C. Manuscript

June 2, 2018

Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner George Tsougarakis tells WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas the fascinating story of his firm’s recovery of a 9th Century handwritten copy of the New Testament that was looted from a monastery in northern Greece by Bulgarian soldiers during World War I and went missing for 99 years. Despite the voluntarily return of […]

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Allison Prouty on Protection of Buildings Adjoining a Construction Site

June 2, 2018

Warshaw Burstein Of Counsel Allison Prouty speaks with John Metaxas about the rights of a building or apartment owner when construction starts next door. Ms. Prouty concentrates her practice in real estate law.      Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

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John Bandler on Cybersecurity for the Home and Office

June 2, 2018

Attorney John Bandler speaks with WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas about his book Cybersecurity for the Home and Office. Bandler’s book is published by the American Bar Association and is available through the ABA website and Amazon. John Bandler founded the Bandler Law Firm PLLC in Manhattan. The firm counsels corporations and individuals on issues that require […]

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