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  1. Ohio “Are You Cyber Safe” Initiative

    Earlier this spring, the Office of the Ohio Secretary of State (SOS), in partnership with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce announced an initiative to assist Ohio small businesses with protecting themselves from becoming victims of cyber threats and data breaches. As part of this initiative a Cybersecurity for Small Business booklet has been made available…

  2. Senate Bill No. 2249: New Law Promotes Economic Opportunities for New Jersey’s Disabled Veteran Business Owners

    On January 16, 2024, Senate Bill No. 2249 (S2249) was signed into law.  With the goal of providing better support to New Jersey’s disabled veteran community, the bill reduces the number of qualified disabled veterans’ businesses required to set aside a contract under the “Set-Aside Act for Disabled Veterans’ Businesses” from three to two. Recognizing…

  3. How To Choose the Right Insurance for Your Small Business

      We often have clients ask about what kind of insurance they need – often the answer is that they must speak with a trusted business insurance company.  Please enjoy this special “guest post” from Gonzalez Insurance! According to data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 20% of businesses that opened in 2021 were not…

  4. Mental Health Access Improvement Act: MFTs and LPCs May Now Enroll to be Medicare Providers

    The Mental Health Access Improvement Act (S.828/H.R.432) which was signed into law on December 23, 2022, is finally being implemented.  As of January 1, 2024, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) can sign up as Medicare providers, which they were not previously allowed to do.  Not only is this great news…

  5. The Freelance Isn’t Free Act: New York Commits to State-Wide Protection of Independent Workers

    Just before Thanksgiving, Governor Hochul signed Senate Bill S5026 into law; giving freelance workers throughout the state of New York a reason to be thankful. Better known as the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act, the new legislation replicates basic labor protections that have exited in New York City since May 2017, thereby expanding those protections to…

  6. Gina L. Campanella, Esq. an AVVO Client’s Choice Attorney for 2024

    Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Avvo has, for the year 2024, awarded our principal attorney, Gina L. Campanella, the prestigious Clients’ Choice Award for providing outstanding legal service.  This is the ninth year in a row that Ms. Campanella has received this honor. Founded to help people find good lawyers, Avvo provides…

  7. Streamlined New Jersey Health Care Licensure Regulations Anticipate Increased Availability of Medical Care

    The New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners has recently approved amendments to healthcare licensure regulations.  Intending to address the health care workforce shortage in New Jersey, the amended legislation is meant to streamline and simplify the process for license renewal, reactivation, and granting licenses to out-of-state practitioners. Effective October 2, 2023, the amendments to the…

  8. IDR Update: Federal IDR Portal is Reopened

    Effective October 6, 2023, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury (the Departments)  reopened the Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) portal for the initiation of certain new single and bundled disputes.  In addition,  the Departments will allow parties impacted by the suspension of the Federal IDR process under the No Surprises…

  9. The Federal Corporate Transparency Act Asks, “Who are the People Behind the Business?”

    Updated – April 29, 2024 Originally adopted as part of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, the new federal Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) will go into effect on January 1, 2024.  An attempt to protect against terrorism and prevent illegal activities such as tax fraud or money laundering, the purpose of the CTA is to…

  10. Campanella Law Office Welcomes Partner Cristina N. Hyde, Esq.; Opens Ohio Office

    Campanella Law Office if pleased to officially announce our newest Partner in the firm, Cristina N. Hyde, Esq., has joined us this month! Mrs. Hyde’s joining the firm coincides with the expansion of our practice to the state of Ohio, where Mrs. Hyde represents our Ohio clients in the areas of business transactions, general counsel…