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Mishka Woodley honored by City & State for Corporate Social Responsibility

Woodley receives diversity award

Congratulations to Mishka Woodley for being selected by City & State as one of their Corporate Social Responsibility honorees for Diversity & Inclusion. The CSR Awards for Diversity & Inclusion represent individuals and organizations that actively promote inclusive excellence through their corporate culture and strategy; recruitment and retention practices; and supplier diversity metrics. She is…

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Noted Government Affairs Attorney Ryan Horstmyer joins Shenker Russo & Clark LLP

Former Congressional Staffer and Albany County Legislator expands the firm’s expertise February 6, 2018 ALBANY, NY: Ryan Horstmyer has joined Shenker Russo & Clark LLP as a Partner bringing more than a decade of experience working in legislative, municipal and legal settings. Recently, Ryan held the position of District Director for the Office of Congressman…

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Update: New York Department of Financial Services Issues Proposed Changes to its Suitability Regulation

On December 27, 2017, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) published a Proposed Amendment to New York Insurance Regulation 187, Suitability in Annuity Transactions, in the New York State Register (“DFS Proposed Amendment”). The DFS Proposed Amendment was introduced against the backdrop of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s (“NAIC”) recent proposed revisions…

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Mishka Woodley and SRC Support the Albany County Bar Association Diversity Internship Program

Mishka Woodley

Mishka Woodley, an Associate with Shenker Russo & Clark, is Co-Chair of the Albany County Bar Association Diversity Internship Program, and recently spoke at an event honoring the students that participated in the program during the Fall Semester. Racquel Saddler, an intern with Shenker Russo & Clark is one of the students that participated in…

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NY JCOPE Changes to Lobbying Regulations

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) approved proposed comprehensive lobbying and source of funding regulations for written comment and public hearing discussion. The proposed regulations include technical changes, codify current practices and create /expand significant definitions. Key aspects of the proposed regulations include the following: Clarifying what constitutes a “beneficial client” and “individual lobbyist”.…

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