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Posted: March 9, 2020

Individual Owner Can be Held Liable Under Veil Piercing Claim for the Torts of Owner’s Company

On February 21, 2020, Justice Schecter of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Forefront Partners LLC v. Omanoff, 2020 NY Slip Op. 30490(U), holding that an individual owner can be held liable under a veil-piercing theory for torts committed by the owner’s company, explaining: Forefront seeks dismissal of the breach of... Read more »

Posted: March 9, 2020

S.D.N.Y Limits Courthouse Access in Response to Coronavirus

The S.D.N.Y. has issued an order limiting access to its courthouses in response to coronavirus concerns. This posts relates to the S.D.N.Y, not the Commercial Division, but given that many of this blog’s readers also appear in the S.D.N.Y., we repeat below courthouse access restrictions just implemented by the S.D.N.Y. [E]ffective immediately, the following persons... Read more »