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  • January 25 2022

    Client Alert: NYS Mask Mandate Remains In Effect

    Yesterday, a Nassau County judge issued a decision ruling that the NYS mask mandate is unenforceable. This created understandable confusion about whether NYS’ mask mandate remains in effect. NYS’ mask mandate does remain in effect for the time being. NYS has already filed an appeal, and the appellate court stayed the Nassau County decision – meaning that the mask mandate remains in effect until there is a decision on the appeal.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 25 2022

    OceanPal Inc. announced the pricing of its underwritten offering in the amount of $12,500,000.  EGS acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the sole book-running manager in connection with the offering.

  • January 24 2022

    Client Alert: Updates Regarding COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidance

    New York recently issued updated isolation and quarantine guidance to align itself with the CDC (collectively referred to as the “New Quarantine Rules”). The New Quarantine Rules apply to everyone in New York, and supersede the previously-announced rules applicable to “critical workers” as well as the New York guidance issued on January 4, 2022.

    Click here to read the alert.

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  • January 20 2022

    Upcoming Hospitality Webinar- “Where Do We Go From Here? 6.0”- Register Today!

    As the hospitality industry continues to adjust and recover to the everchanging repercussions of the pandemic, there are new obstacles, trends, new regulations, and emerging risks that restaurants and other hospitality businesses must adapt to and prepare for in order to achieve continued recovery and future success.

    Click here to register.

  • January 20 2022

    Valerie J. Bluth, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for Total Food Service titled:  “A Refresher on NY Quarantine Leave, NYC Sick Leave and NY Vaccine Pay Amid the Omicron Surge.”

    Click here to read the article.

  • January 19 2022

    AIB Acquisition Corporation announced the pricing of its initial public offering in the amount of $75,000,000.  EGS acted as counsel to AIB Acquisition Corporation.

  • January 14 2022

    GeoVax Labs, Inc. announced the closing of their private placement in the amount of $10,000,000.  EGS acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the placement agent for the offering.

  • January 13 2022

    Client Alert:  Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Large Employer Vax-or-Test Mandate

    The U.S. Supreme Court has just blocked the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard that would have required employers with 100 or more employees to mandate that employees either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or test weekly (the “100+ ETS”).

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 12 2022

    EVe Mobility Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $250,000,000.  EGS acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • January 10 2022

    Client Alert: New York Expands Protection for Whistleblowers

    Effective January 26, 2022, amendments to New York’s Whistleblower Law dramatically expand the scope of protected activity that triggers anti-retaliation protections, as well as type of actions that may be considered retaliatory under the law.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • January 06 2022

    Client Alert: Lincoln St. Mezz II, LLC v One Lincoln Mezz 2 LLC

    On December 6, 2021, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings County held that a mezzanine borrower could not block a mezzanine loan foreclosure sale during the December holiday season on commercial reasonableness grounds based on the facts briefly summarized in the alert.

    Click here to read the alert.

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