Update: Governor Cuomo Announces New York Gradual Reopening Plan

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May 11, 2020 – Today, Governor Cuomo announced that NY Pause will be lifted and the NY Forward process will begin.  The Governor has provided the following guidance as it relates to NY Forward: https://www.governor.ny.gov/sites/governor.ny.gov/files/atoms/files/NYForwardReopeningGuide.pdf The first 3 regions of the State that have met the reopening criteria set forth by the Governor and will […]

DHC’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditor’s Rights Group Webinar

May 8, 2020 – DHC’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditor’s Rights Group hosted a webinar on the new Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) which is designed to help small business owners retain their business. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the debt limit for SBRA chapter 11 filings has been increased to $7,500,000 and this […]

Update: Governor Cuomo Announces Gradual Reopening Will Come in Four Phases

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May 4, 2020 – Today, Governor Cuomo announced additional details on the gradual reopening of the State.  Once again, this will be a regional reopening, starting when the current NY Pause order expires on May 15, 2020.  The Governor has called for a 4-phased business approach toward reopening. The 4-phases and business sectors included in […]

DHC Newsletter – April 2020

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We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. A number of our clients and team members have been working extraordinarily hard during the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to thank our clients for their efforts in helping New York during this pandemic. Please read through all of the great work that’s being done here. […]

Alexander Tiktin comments on accessing PPP through fintech companies

Alexander Tiktin, Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Litigation, Attorney, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

April 27, 2020 – DHC’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditors Rights Associate Alexander Tiktin spoke with Inc. Magazine about companies seeking federal loans through fintech companies. The Small Business Association has approved some fintech companies to provide loans, which might prove easier for businesses that don’t have a longstanding relationship with traditional banks.

DHC Clients Helping During the COVID-19 Crisis

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April 24, 2020  – We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. We wanted to take a minute to highlight a handful of our clients who have been working extraordinarily hard during the COVID-19 pandemic to support the entire community. We are grateful for the work they are doing and wanted […]

Jennifer Abelaj comments on virtual wills and other vital documents

Jennifer Abelaj, Trusts & Estates Law, Attorney, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

April 17, 2020 – DHC’s Trusts and Estates Senior Counsel Jennifer Abelaj spoke with MarketWatch about creating or updating wills, power of attorney, and other directives while filing remotely. Many people are choosing to update now, and some states, including New York, are allowing virtual witnessing of paperwork. Abelaj also suggested being cautious about using online documents, which almost […]

Update: Governor Cuomo Extends NY PAUSE Shutdown until May 15, 2020

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April 16, 2020 – Today, Governor Cuomo announced that NY PAUSE will be extended from April 29, 2020 until May 15, 2020.  NY PAUSE is the policy behind the Governor’s Executive Orders to date, including the 100%  Work from Home Order (EO 202.6) which, among other things, is now extended to at least until May […]

Morghan Richardson comments on lawyers adapting to working from Home

Morghan Richardson, Divorce & Family Law, Attorney, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

April 16, 2020 – The Times of London spoke with DHC’s Divorce and Family Law Partner Morghan Richardson about how the COVID-19 crisis has encouraged attorneys in New York to adopt technology that allows them to represent clients even while working remotely. Richardson pointed out the change, noting that, “up to now, there has been a divide between tech-attorneys and […]

Update: Governor Cuomo Executive Order 202.17

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April 15, 2020 – Today, Governor Cuomo announced that he will be issuing a new Executive Order, requiring all individuals, when in public and when it is not possible to practice social distancing, to wear masks.  These masks can be of medical grade and/or made from home (cloth/bandana) but must cover the mouth and nose.  […]