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New York State Commercial Lease Decision Overturned on Appeal

USA - July 6 2021 In the first New York State appellate court ruling of its kind, the Appellate Division, First Department, issued an important decision clarifying the…

Janice Mac Avoy, Emilie B. Cooper, Meyer Last, Ben Paull

Update on Developing Case Law in Light of COVID-19: COVID-19 Not "Physical Damage" and a Rare Win for Tenants Claiming Impossibility

USA - May 5 2021 In earlier alerts, we have identified trends in commercial litigation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including litigation concerning the…

Janice Mac Avoy, Emilie B. Cooper, Meyer Last, Ben Paull

New Restrictions on Commercial Foreclosures and Evictions Imposed in New York State

USA - March 12 2021 On March 9, 2021, Governor Cuomo signed the COVID-19 Emergency Protect Our Small Business Act of 2021 (the "Act"). The Act imposes new restrictions on…

Janice Mac Avoy, Emilie B. Cooper, Meyer Last, Matthew D. Parrott, Shira Sandler, Justin J. Santolli

Federal Court Rejects Tenant's COVID-19 Lease Defenses

USA - March 11 2021 As discussed in previous alerts, we have seen an onslaught of litigation concerning the enforceability of commercial leases in light of COVID-19…

Janice Mac Avoy, Emilie B. Cooper, Meyer Last, Ben Paull

New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Is Approved by Congress

USA - December 28 2020 On December 27, 2020, the Economic Aid Act (EAA) was signed into law to provide financial relief to small businesses suffering from the impact of the…

Michael T. Gershberg, Joshua D. Roth, Gail Weinstein, Steven M. Witzel, Libin Zhang