Bianca Rajpersaud Named One of 2021’s 10 in their 20s

October 12, 2021 – Bianca Rajpersaud, an Associate Director of Government Relations in DHC’s New York City office, was named one of City & State’s 10 in their 20s. The list honored twenty-somethings doing big things in NYC politics and government.

What to Expect from a Prepackaged Bankruptcy

Jonathan Pasternak, Attorney, Bankruptcy Law, Real Estate Law, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

October 18, 2021 – DHC’s Bankruptcy Law Partner Jonathan Pasternak spoke to The Company Dime, a travel industry business news outlet, about the intricacies of prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy in light of the filing by CWT, a Business-to-Business-for-Employees travel management platform. According to Pasternak, a prepackaged bankruptcy could minimize “negative fallout or publicity” and generate customer confidence.

DC Team and Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Discuss Stimulus Negotiations with NYC & Company

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On Monday, October 4th, our Federal Government Affairs team in Washington, D.C. organized a briefing for NYC & Company’s Government Affairs Committee featuring Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries. Chairman Jeffries discussed the state of negotiations in Washington and took questions from the group on the implications for the travel and tourism […]

Sid Davidoff Discusses the New York City Mayoral Election On WABC Radio

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October 29, 2021 -DHC’s Founding Partner and former top aide to John V. Lindsay, Sid Davidoff, shared his thoughts on the final days of the New York City Mayoral election campaign with Dominic Carter on WABC Radio. He commented on his expectations for an Eric Adams administration, the prospects of an election night upset by […]

Navigating Guardianships for Disabled Adults

Frank Perrone, Commercial Law, Construction Law, Trusts and Estates Law, Elder Law, Divorce and Family Law, Attorney, DHC, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, NYC, New York City

September 22, 2021 – DHC Partner Frank Perrone spoke to Youth Today about issues surrounding guardianships for the more than one million adults with disabilities in the United States. When moving to set up such an arrangement, Perrone said, “There has to be clear and convincing evidence that, absent the guardianship, the individual will likely suffer harm and also cannot […]

Governor Cuomo Announces New York Ending COVID-19 State of Emergency

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June 23, 2021 —Today Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that as of tomorrow, June 24, 2021, the state of emergency in New York will end. Please see Governor Cuomo’s press release here. This means that ALL emergency executive orders will expire tomorrow, including all those pertaining to legal and court proceedings. Please note that a number of […]

New York Enacts LIBOR Transition Law

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June 11, 2021 — New York State enacted a new law to ease the transition away from the US dollar London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a global interest rate benchmark index based on the average of the inter-bank offered rates for deposits of various currencies. As part of the phase-out, one-week and two-month LIBOR rates denominated in […]

NYC Creates Requirements for Commercial Establishments Concerning Biometric Information Collected from Customers

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May 12, 2021 — Effective July 9, 2021, commercial establishments such as retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues could face limitations regarding the collection, use and retention of customer’s biometric identifier information. To be in compliance, businesses must place clear and conspicuous signage near all customer entrances notifying customers that their biometric identifier is being used, or […]

New York City Department of Buildings Announces New Construction Safety Legislation & Sweeping Construction Code Revisions

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April 22, 2021 — Today, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) announced five new construction safety bills and updates. The changes aim to continue to reduce construction-related injuries and advance safety regulations to protect the public and construction workers. These new bills would further reduce injuries and fatalities on construction sites if enacted. […]