The past year has seen a great deal of news pertaining to eviction moratoriums. Federal level, state level, residential, commercial, expired, extended – frankly it has been difficult to keep
Continue Reading New York Landlords Can Challenge Hardship Claims Under Latest Version of State’s Eviction Moratorium

As we settle into the new “normal”, the body of case law concerning commercial rent defaults during the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow. This blog discusses just some of those
Continue Reading Can’t Pay Rent Under Your Commercial Lease Because Of COVID-19? New York Courts Don’t Care—Sort Of 

I. Competitive Bidding – The Basics

The purpose of competitive bidding is to create an open and fair environment that encourages transparency and accountability, as well as competition.  Local Government
Continue Reading Staying Transparent, While Staying Apart: Public Bidding Best Practices in the COVID-19 Pandemic       

On October 2, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a long awaited Procedural Notice providing guidance with respect to a change of ownership of businesses that borrowed Paycheck Protection
Continue Reading US Small Business Administration Issues Guidance on Change in Ownership of PPP Loan Borrowers

Businesses have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting “shelter in place” orders issued by state officials. Bankruptcy courts have been flooded with large retailer bankruptcy filings.  Since
Continue Reading New York Commercial Landlords and Practitioners: Maybe There is Hope That New York Courts Will Not Void Leases in The COVID-19 Era