Last week’s recap of the top legal headlines in New York:

Clearview AI raises $30 millions despite New York Legal Issues US Legal industry to consider focus outside of New York US Supreme Court to Review New York Gun Laws New York Senator to speed up Legal Cannabis program in the city Further COVID regulations set to be introduced in New

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Finding the Right New York Attorney for your Business

Finding the right attorney for your business needs has become critical as New York’s shift into economic recovery gathers momentum. A recent case of a Long Island woman posing as an Immigration Lawyer highlights the importance of doing your due diligence. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced that they

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New York Eviction Protection for Renters to be extended

The Biden Administration has stepped in to provide rental relief for thousands of New Yorkers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) extended the eviction ban through to the end of July. The ban on rental evictions had been in place since September 2020, was set to expire on

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SEC continues to Provoke Debate on Cryptocurrency Regulation in the US: New York Proves to Lead Way in Providing Legal Stability for Blockchain Companies

A recent article in Forbes has thrown the spotlight on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple. The SEC’s involvement has opened a debate on the possibility of “regulatory overreach” by this financial watchdog. According to Forbes, the lawsuit was the subject of a panel discussion on cryptocurrency

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Jury Trials in New York State to Resume this Week

Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, through a video posted in New York court website on 22 March 2021, announced that jury trials for both criminal and civil cases will resume this week throughout the state. The jury trial was suspended last November 2020 in an effort to further curtail the outbreak

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Top Tips to Find the Right New York Franchise

Choosing the right franchise model for your business can be a life-changing decision. Most industries across America are linked to some form of franchise business and choosing the right one in the right business will come down to your personality, goals, and long-term passions. While a franchise will allow you

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Ban on New York Evictions to continue into 2021

New York tenants are set to be handed a further lifeline, while many landlord and lenders are in great peril after New York City agreed to extend its ban on residential evictions. The New York Legislature passed a comprehensive anti-eviction law barring commercial and residential evictions. The bill blocks landlords

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Happy New Year to all our clients, family, and friends!

2020 has created plenty of challenges for all of us but we look forward to a bright and prosperous 2021. Happy New Year and we look forward to celebrating your success in 2021. [ABTM id=1137] For a no cost consultation, CONTACT US for an appointment. (c) Sean Hayes – IPG

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New York Restaurants continue to battle changing COVID Regulations

Restaurants in the Big Apple continue to be at the mercy of changing COVID-19 regulations. A COVID-19 update was issued by the New York City Council earlier this week, putting restaurant operators on notice as new regulations come into effect. The new rules mean that orders for takeout can only

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The Post COVID World presents opportunities for small business owners in 2021

No one can deny that it’s been a tough year for New York City small business. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen thousands of small business operators close down. With hardships comes opportunities. Over one third of small businesses in New York have been closed since January. Nearly 30% of those

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Challenges to Succeeding in Business in New York City

Life and work in the Big Apple isn’t all wine and roses for business owners in 2020, however, New York remains, still, one of the more attractive locations for entrepreneurs, business owners and investors looking to build a footprint in the United States. From Lady Liberty to Central Park, there’s

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Raising Venture Capital for your Startup or Small Business

Even during a pandemic, the appeal of being your own boss or an entrepreneur never loses its luster. The United States, Asia and other markets have proven to be exciting and happy hunting grounds for companies to explore new funding opportunities, and the COVID-19 shutdown has presented plenty of opportunities

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Eviction Moratorium on Commercial & Residential Rents set to continue in New York until 2021

The Big Apple continues to present new opportunities to both new entrepreneurs entering the market and the established players who continue to call New York City home. No one is denying that we are all doing it tough. Commercial tenants have been put through the wringer with mandatory enforced business

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