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COVID-19 Resource Center

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The Tarter Krinsky & Drogin COVID-19 Resource Center is a hub of the latest available information and resources for your business in one easily accessible location. We are sending positive thoughts for the health, safety and well-being of our clients, staff, and families during this unprecedented challenge. We are here for you, and together we will remain strong.

COVID-19 Related Services

For more information regarding the services our firm is providing in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see our “COVID-19 Related Legal Advice and Services” tab under Practices or click here.

In response to the ever-changing landscape associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our attorneys are closely monitoring new legal and regulatory developments. This Resource Center offers our insight and analysis of how these new laws may impact your business and provides insight to the resources that are available. Our attorneys are available to guide you through applying for claims, obtaining available funding and other benefits for your company. This Resource Center is updated on a regular basis, and all COVID-19 communications from the firm are located here.

Please direct any inquiries to your Tarter Krinsky & Drogin relationship attorney or email us at CV19team@tarterkrinsky.com


Publications
  • USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for I-129 and I-140 Petitions in a Phased-in Approach
    June 2, 2020

    Premium processing, the vehicle utilized by many U.S. petitioners filing for nonimmigrant and immigrant-based benefits is being resumed by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) with a phased-in approach commencing June 1, 2020. USCIS notified the public on May 29, 2020, that the suspension of premium processing originally announced on March 20, 2020, would be lifted and a resumption of the popular 15-calendar day ”fast track” turnaround would be implemented as outlined below.

  • Project Restart: Strategy For Remobilizing Construction
    May 28, 2020

    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced phased reopening of businesses, with the construction industry included in Phase 1. The Governor’s announcement means project owners in New York should prepare for construction to restart. Given the long pause of most projects in New York, contractors and subcontractors will first report to their most profitable projects where payments are made timely.  We recommend that owners consider taking the following steps before the construction ban is lifted to successfully restart their projects.

  • Alternative Loan Options For Certain Small Businesses, Non-Profits and Landlords in New York State
    May 28, 2020

    For certain small businesses, non-profits and landlords who did not receive a Paycheck Protection Program loan or an Economic Injury Disaster Loan from the Small Business Administration, New York State is making available loans under the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF). The NYFLF is a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State’s small businesses, non-profits and landlords as they reopen after the COVID-19 outbreak and New York State on PAUSE.

  • Main Street Loans: How Much May a Company Borrow?
    May 27, 2020

    Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced on May 19, 2020, before a Senate Committee that the Main Street Lending Program (Program) is anticipated to be launched around the end of May. Prospective borrowers should be preparing for making loan applications with participating lenders when the Program commences.

  • New York City Council Passes Suspension of Personal Guarantees for Certain Commercial Tenants
    May 27, 2020

    On May 26, 2020, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the City Council’s bill No.1932-A (the Personal Liability Bill). The Personal Liability Bill adds a new section 22-1005 to the administrative code of the City of New York, suspending the enforcement of personal liability provisions for certain commercial tenants affected by the COVID-19 crisis.



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COVID-19 Resource Center

You need knowledge you can use.

The Tarter Krinsky & Drogin COVID-19 Resource Center is a hub of the latest available information and resources for your business in one easily accessible location. We are sending positive thoughts for the health, safety and well-being of our clients, staff, and families during this unprecedented challenge. We are here for you, and together we will remain strong.

COVID-19 Related Services

For more information regarding the services our firm is providing in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see our “COVID-19 Related Legal Advice and Services” tab under Practices or click here.

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