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Member News – Archer & Greiner P.C.

December 20th, 2013 — Michael D. Reeve, Litigation Technology Manager at the law firm Archer and Greiner P.C., has earned the designation of Certified E-Discovery Specialist (CEDS) after successfully completing the inaugural certification examination administered by the leading professional association for e-discovery practice. Mr. …

Member News – The Provident Bank

December 20th, 2013 — The Provident Bank announced the three top prize winners and charities of its annual “Committed to Share” Sweepstakes, which ran between October 1 and November 23, 2013, and gave New Jersey residents the opportunity to win cash prizes and support their favorite charities. During its eight-week …

Member News – Riker Danzig

December 20th, 2013 — The third annual ASCAP Foundation Louis Prima Award, established by Riker Danzig and Riker Danzig client Gia Prima, who passed away earlier this year and is the widow of legendary musician Louis Prima, was awarded on December 11th at Frederick …

Member News – TD Bank

December 20th, 2013 — TD Bank named John W. Juers as Senior Vice President, U.S. Compliance Regulatory Officer in Cherry Hill, N.J. He is responsible for partnering with Compliance teams, business leaders and control functions to keep TD business leaders updated on all current …

Air Emission Fees Top $113 a Ton

December 20th, 2013 — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will publish a notice of the annual percentage increase in per-ton emission fee for fiscal year (FY) 2014. For FY 2014, the Department has calculated the CPI percentage increase as 1.7 percent, resulting …

CIANJ President Participates in Red Tape Review Commission Meetings

December 20th, 2013 — CIANJ’s President John Galandak participated in two recent Red Tape Review Commission meetings to hear from residents and business owners about their concerns and frustrations with regulations and policies which impede their businesses and quality of life.  Mr. Galandak is …

Member News – Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

December 19th, 2013 — For the 17th year, employees of Morristown law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP collected new, unwrapped toys for children ranging in age from newborn to fifteen years-old.  Hundreds of toys were collected this year and will be …

Member News – Valley Hospital

December 19th, 2013 — Valley Hospital receives nursing’s highest honor for third consecutive year.  Local and state officials joined employees, trustees, and doctors from The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey, at a special celebration on Monday, November 25, to celebrate Valley’s third consecutive …

Members News – Connell Foley, LLP

December 19th, 2013 — Connell Foley LLP announced that Vincent J. Torna and Frank T. Cara, both leaders in regulatory, compliance and litigation issues related to complex infrastructure projects are joining as partners in charge of the firm’s New York construction law practice.  A …

Stronger NJ Business Grant Program Deadline – December 31st

December 19th, 2013 — The deadline for businesses to submit an application for the Stronger NJ Business Grant Program is December 31st, 2013.  The program provides grants of up to $50,000 to businesses damaged by Superstorm Sandy.  To be eligible, businesses must have experienced …

Legislation Amending The Site Remediation Reform Act Advances

December 19th, 2013 — Legislation extending a deadline by two years to complete certain remediation investigations cleared two legislative committees this week.  S-3075 moved quickly through the Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Monday and then through the Senate Environment Committee on Thursday …

“Ban the Box” Legislation Clears Assembly Committee

December 19th, 2013 — On Monday, the Assembly Labor Committee advanced legislation which would prohibit an employer from asking about a job applicant’s criminal history until a conditional job offer is made and only if the applicant consents to the background check.  A-3837 was …

Members News – TD Bank

December 13th, 2013 — TD Bank promoted Robert Shultis to Vice President, Team Leader at TD Equipment Finance, Inc. Based in Piscataway, he is responsible for developing equipment finance opportunities with middle market clients in New Jersey and New York as well as serving …

Member News – WeiserMazars, LLP

December 13th, 2013 — WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, announced the release of its second annual Media Barometer Study.  This year’s analysis covered the 100 largest U.S. and European media companies in Advertising & Communication, Broadcasting and Press & …

Legislative Leaders Address CIANJ Members

December 13th, 2013 — Despite a snowy Tuesday morning, more than 25 business professionals gathered at CIANJ headquarters in Paramus to hear from two key legislators about next year’s legislative priorities.  Republican Assemblyman David Rible of Wall Twp, who also serves as the Conference …

Legislation Amending Site Remediation Reform Act Stalls in Committee

December 13th, 2013 — Legislation which would amend the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) to extend a deadline dealing with the completion of certain remedial investigations was held in the Senate Environment Committee on Thursday.  Senator Smith, who chairs the Committee, held the bill …

Key Labor Legislation Up For A Vote On Monday

December 13th, 2013 — Not slowing down for the holidays, the Assembly Labor Committee will meet on Monday to hear testimony on legislation dealing with the hiring of employees, among other bills.  A-3837 also known as the “Ban the Box” or “The Opportunity to …

Special Tribute at Chairman’s Reception

December 6th, 2013 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey is planning a special Chairman’s Reception for March 5 at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack. The evening will be dedicated to recognizing extraordinary acts of kindness from our member companies and/or …

Member News – Data Inc.

December 6th, 2013 — DATA Inc., a globally recognized information technology software and service provider, will release the results of its “IT Decision 2013” information technology survey during a webinar scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 11, the company announced.  The survey, conducted September through early …

Member News – Archer & Greiner P.C.

December 6th, 2013 — Frances A. McElhill, a Partner with Archer & Greiner P.C. in Haddonfield, N.J., has been recognized as the Non-Profit Organization Service Professional of the Year by the Non-Profit Development Center Southern New Jersey (NPDCSNJ).   Ms. McElhill received the award on …

Member News – Hispanic Business Council

December 6th, 2013 — The Hispanic Business Council is seeking qualified high school seniors and current college students who will be attending college in the Fall of 2014 to apply to the Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation 2014 Scholarship Opportunity.  They will be granting …

A Rain Tax?

December 6th, 2013 — Legislation is making its way through Trenton which if enacted, would allow municipalities to charge property owners a tax or fee for stormwater runoff which flows into sewers and then out to surface waters or into publicly owned treatment facilities. …

Business Leaders Discuss Property Trends and Workplace Issues

December 6th, 2013 — Earlier this week, business leaders gathered at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton to discuss property trends and workplace issues in two separate meetings.  CIANJ’s Real Property Roundtable met on Tuesday to hear from Rutger’s Economist James Hughes on trends concerning New …

CIANJ Testifies In Support of Amendments to the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA)

December 6th, 2013 — On Thursday, CIANJ joined other business groups in supporting amendments to the Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) which would extend the May 2014 deadline for the completion of certain remedial investigations. According to NJDEP, approximately 4,000 cases (out of a …

CIANJ hears 2014 Commercial Real Estate Forecast

December 3rd, 2013 — New Jersey’s commercial real estate is in the midst of a transformation as properties are    demolished or repositioned to appeal to tech savvy modern workers, who are no longer captive to a cubicle, preferring open interactive spaces. Economist James Hughes …

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