On March 22, 2020, Chief Administrative Judge Marks issued an order providing that the courts no longer will accept filings in matters other than those deemed essential . . .
On February 28, 2020, Justice Borrok of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in A&B Deli Inc. v 251 Sixth Ave., LLC, 2020 NY Slip Op. 30650(U), holding that the voluntary payment doctrine prevented a tenant from recovering overpayments to its landlord . . .
On March 20, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an Executive Order tolling statutes of limitations and certain other deadlines through April 19, 2020 . . .
On March 4, 2020, Justice Emerson of the Suffolk County Commercial Division issued a decision in Shoreham Hills, LLC v. Sagaponack Dream House, LLC, 2020 NY Slip Op. 50326(U), holding that a conflict was not disqualifying when the prior representation was unrelated to the current representation . . .
On February 13, 2020, the Court of Appeals accepted two certified questions from the Second Circuit in CIT Bank v. Schiffman . . .
On March 19, 2020, Chief Administrative Judge Marks issued an order limiting civil litigation in the New York state courts during the present crisis . . .
Today, the New York state courts in New York County (Manhattan) announced further limitations to their operations in response to the COVID-19 crisis . . .
On February 25, 2020, the First Department issued a decision in Al Rushaid Parker Drilling Ltd. v. Byrne Modular Bldgs. L.L.C., 2020 NY Slip Op. 01277, upholding a forum non conveniens dismissal . . .
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