The Court’s primary holding in Regina is that retroactive application of the Part F amendments would violate the Due Process clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Statutory Damages Awarded Against Building Owner Who Whitewashed Artwork
Sale Contract Bars Action for Fraudulent Misrepresentation, Concealment, and Inducement
Ambiguity In Restrictive Covenant Limits Enforcement
Constructive Trust Imposed Based On Alleged Oral Agreement
Buffer Zone Included In Rezoned Area for Purposes of Town Law’s Supermajority Requirement
Short-Term Rentals Do Not Qualify As Single-Family Use
Insurance Failure Precludes Exercise of Purchase Option
Additional Allowance to Condemnee Disallowed
Leslie José Zigel, Chair of the Entertainment, Media & Technology Group at Greenspoon Marder offers his thoughts on entertainment industry issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While every industry is dealing with massive upheaval as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, few are as visible as sports and entertainment. While many who practice in this area anticipate a slowdown in overall legal work, certain pockets of work are being pushed to the forefront, creating demand for the services these attorneys provide.
Can a commercial tenant that is required to be closed during the COVID-19 pandemic be relieved of, or does it have a defense to, the obligation to continue to pay rent? The short answer is possibly yes, but the situation is unprecedented and the answer may have to be determined in litigation.
Shaleen J. Patel
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that individual states are free to commit copyright infringement. The Court held that Congress attempted to abrogate states’ sovereign immunity in an unconstitutional manner when enacting the Copyright Remedy Clarification Act of 1990 (CRCA).
Hugh McDonald and Deborah Kovsky-Apap
The COVID-19 pandemic is already leaving its mark on the bankruptcy asset sale landscape. Despite the uncertainty — or even because of it — bankruptcy should still be viewed as a useful tool to effectuate the acquisition of assets. The current situation and anticipated distress across many industries presents opportunities for purchasers to acquire assets on favorable terms.