On December 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, an integral portion of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”). As detailed in our Alert released on December 24, 2020, the Act includes the continuation and expansion of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”),

Congress has reached a bi-partisan agreement on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”), which includes a supplemental relief package aimed at mitigating the continued economic impact of COVID-19 on American businesses, individuals and families, and includes expansion of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) as initially enacted under the CARES Act[1].  The

The Southern District of New York has recently issued a decision that could ultimately have a significant impact on the enforceability of contracts that required performance during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In JN Contemporary Art, LLC v. Phillips Auctioneers LLC, (20-cv-04370), the Honorable Denise Cote, U.S.D.J., ruled that COVID-19 constituted a “natural disaster,”—thus falling

On Monday, June 22nd, New York City –reopened to Phase Two businesses – including offices (including law firms, real estate and many other professional services).  New York City is the final region in New York State to have entered this phase which comes three months after the closure of all non-essential businesses under