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New Legislation Allows Small Businesses to Defer Rent Up to Four Months in Bankruptcy

USA - February 9 2021 While COVID-19 may have helped some businesses, such as food delivery services and internet retail shops, many other businesses have struggled to…

Yuka Shiotani.

New Bankruptcy Preference Defense for Commercial Landlords and Vendors

USA - January 13 2021 Nobody would deny that some companies have struggled to pay rent or invoices on time due to COVID-19. In many such cases, landlords and suppliers of…

Bankruptcy Courts Have Allowed Retail Tenants to Defer Rent Payments

USA - October 5 2020 Brick and mortar retail businesses, including restaurants, have faced especially difficult challenges during COVID-19. Under the various stay-at-home…

Daniel Moak, James Jorissen.

Summary and Guidance of the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA)

USA - April 28 2020 The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the U.S. economy. Stay at Home orders issued by governors in all but a handful of states…

James Jorissen.

Failure to Pay: Does COVID-19 Excuse a Party's Contractual Obligations?

USA - March 24 2020 While there are many unknowns during the current coronavirus pandemic, one certainty is that market disruptions have caused financial distress for…

Daniel Moak.