Just before Thanksgiving, a series of decisions were issued relevant to guarantors of commercial leases in New York City, and the landlords who seek to enforce those guarantee agreements. In May … [Read more...] about Recent Development in New York City’s Personal Guarantee Amendments
COVID-19 and the Doctrines of Impossibility and Frustration Of Purpose
As New York City struggles to adjust to life after the onset of COVID-19, both landlords and tenants are left to put their lives back together again. We don't know whether the way people did business … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and the Doctrines of Impossibility and Frustration Of Purpose
Commercial Guaranty Agreements Affected by COVID-19
Both New York State and New York City continue to make changes to the law to deal with the impact of COVID-19. On May 26, 2020, the Administrative Code of the City of New York was amended by Bill … [Read more...] about Commercial Guaranty Agreements Affected by COVID-19
What Is a “Good Guy Guarantee”?
Most commercial leases are between the landlord and the commercial entity, not an individual. However, that does not mean the landlord has no recourse against individuals or, likewise, does not mean … [Read more...] about What Is a “Good Guy Guarantee”?