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Jun 22, 2015, 09:00 ET

BNY Mellon Spending Millions Defending Allegations of Wrongdoing in Mercer Estate Administration -- Novick & Associates

 Local Long Island law firm, Moritt, Hock & Hamroff, has so far billed BNY Mellon (BNYM) and its co-fiduciaries more than $2,400,000 in...

May 14, 2015, 11:25 ET

BNY Mellon Wealth Management Loading Discretionary Trusts With Its Own Mutual Funds - Novick & Associates

As of the end of the first quarter of 2015 BNY Mellon Wealth Management (BNYMWM) had invested over eighty-one percent of the multi-million dollar...

Apr 15, 2015, 11:00 ET

"BNY Mellon Must Stand Trial For Contempt in Mercer Estate Battle" -- Novick & Associates

Suffolk County Surrogate Judge John M. Czygier Jr. has denied BNY Mellon's  motion to dismiss a contempt petition filed by Howard Mercer and...

Apr 07, 2015, 12:19 ET

BNY Mellon Motion For Summary Judgment Fails in Mercer Estate Battle, Novick & Associates, P.C. Reports

In the latest setback for BNY Mellon and its co-fiduciaries, Suffolk County Surrogate Judge John M. Czygier Jr. has denied the bank summary...

Apr 01, 2015, 13:31 ET

BNY Mellon's Ouster as Fiduciary Sought by Mercers After Bank Admitted Fraudulent Conduct Against its Own Customers

In papers filed in Suffolk County Surrogate's Court, David and Howard Mercer, the sons of famed E. Hampton sculptor Norman Mercer, have asked the...

Aug 07, 2014, 10:38 ET

Court Freezes BNY Mellon Legal Expenses in Mercer Estate Battle

In a highly unusual and almost unprecedented decision, Suffolk County Surrogate's Court Judge John M. Czygier Jr. put the brakes on the runaway...

May 14, 2014, 13:35 ET

Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Joseph Keegan Discusses Boston Bombing Mastermind's Widow

The Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013 shocked the country after 3 victims were killed and more than 250 others injured. In the year that...

Feb 05, 2014, 13:58 ET

Mercer Sons Shocked at BNY Mellon's Claim that Father's Assets Have Vanished

In the most bizarre turn of events yet in the ongoing estate battle between the sons of Norman Mercer and BNY Mellon, lawyers for BNY claimed in a...

Jan 23, 2014, 13:35 ET

Appeals Court Rules Against BNY Mellon In Mercer Estate Battle

 In a unanimous decision issued yesterday, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York upheld a July, 2012 ruling by...

Dec 02, 2013, 12:19 ET

BNY Mellon Wealth Management And Its Chief Fiduciary Officer Accused Of Campaign Against Famed Sculptor's Heirs

 In a Federal lawsuit filed in the New York Eastern District against BNY Mellon, and retired real estate lawyer Martin Newman, the sons of...