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Practice Area: Business & Corporate
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There is some confusion in the construction industry regarding the effect that executive orders have on a contractor’s ability to file or extend a mechanic’s lien, or a property owner’s ability to discharge any lien
Businesses should review their policy language carefully and consider consulting with coverage counsel who are well-versed on the cutting-edge legal issues. Time is of the essence.
Many in the construction industry may be concerned with the widespread effects of COVID-19 as it relates to fulfilling their contractual duties and obligations. In this new environment, force majeure clauses (French for “superior force”) will bear heightened scrutiny. Pursuant to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s “New York State on PAUSE” Executive Order No. 202.6, New … Continued
Making Remote Work Work: Success Strategies for Introverts & Extroverts Presented by the Westchester County Bar Association and Co-sponsored by NYSBA’s Business Law Section Becoming a 100% remote worker ‘overnight’ is a dramatic transition that brings with it more than its share of challenges. For example, how can you stay energized and efficient while supporting … Continued
This article explores potential frameworks for navigating contractual challenges in light of potential future litigation relating to the coronavirus public health emergency.
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Opinion 1183 (03/10/2020) conflict of interest, finances, financial Topic: Designated counsel in financing transactions; payment of fees by a third party; exercise of independent judgment; conflicts of interest Digest: A lawyer may accept appointments as designated counsel for underwriters, lenders or other funding sources involved in private equity or corporate financing transactions on the recommendation … Continued
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