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  • May 05 2021

    Get Ready to Party Like it’s 2021: Hosting Private Events in the COVID-19 Era

    You are cordially invited to join employment lawyers from Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP for a complimentary webinar to assist restaurants, caterers, hotels and other venues that host large private events in understanding the New York State guidance and related legal issues regarding in-person events.

    Click here to register.

  • May 03 2021

    Client Alert: Submit Your Restaurant Revitalization Fund Application Today

    Starting at 12:00 p.m. today, restaurant and foodservice operations could apply for a grant through the $28.6B  Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). Applicants must register with SBA in order to submit an application (unless you are applying through your point-of-sale vendor).

    Click here to read the alert.

  • April 30 2021

    Client Alert: NYC Restaurant Capacity To Expand To 75%

    Governor Cuomo has just announced that effective May 7, 2021, indoor dining capacity for NYC restaurants will increase to 75%, catching NYC up to the rest of the state.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • April 28 2021

    Client Alert: Imminent Changes For NY Restaurants – And – Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Program Registration & Application To Finally Open

    Today, Governor Cuomo announced some welcome changes for restaurants and bars, including bar seating to be allowed everywhere and curfews are being lifted.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • April 27 2021

    Demand for D&O insurance explodes with SPAC-related activity and future litigation concerns

    Demand for directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability insurance has exploded along with the proliferation in SPAC-related activity in the United States, giving insurers more business but bringing with it some concerns of an elevated, unsized level of litigation risk down the road.

  • April 27 2021

    Complimentary Hospitality Webinar: “Where Do We Go From Here:’ 3.0”

    As the hospitality industry continues to adjust and recover, there are many new trends and regulations that restaurants and other hospitality businesses must adapt to for continued recovery and future success.  You asked and we listened! Please join a panel of experts from HUB International, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, the New York State Restaurant Association and Total Food Service magazine for our next must-attend, informative hospitality industry webinar.

    Click here to register.

  • April 27 2021

    Client Alert: U.S. Small Business Association Guidance On Restaurant Revitalization Fund

    Last Friday, the New York State Restaurant Association hosted a webinar with representatives from the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) program. The SBA’s slides, which can be found here, are a useful resource for businesses intending to apply for a RRF grant once the SBA makes applications available.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • April 26 2021

    The SPAC boom has ‘screeched to a halt.’ That may be good thing

    One of the hottest corners of financial markets is getting slightly less manic.  What’s happening: Billionaires, celebrities and athletes have raced to create special-purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, over the past six months. These “blank check” firms, which raise money from investors and then go hunting for takeover targets, have been flagged as a sign of overexcitement on Wall Street.

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