Recent Publications - Pia E. Riverso


NYC Dept. of Buildings’ Moratorium on Wellness Regulations Expires July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020 | Construction
The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) previously issued a restart guidance for resumption of construction. The guidance can be found at https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/buildings/pdf/restart_enforcement_guidance.pdf. Pursuant to the guidance, construction projects subject to permits issued by the DOB, or otherwise regulated by the New York City Construction Codes and the New York City Electrical Code, may …
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Updated ESD Guidance on Essential Business and Construction
April 13, 2020 | Construction
On April 9, 2020, the New York State Empire State Development (ESD) updated its “Guidance for Determining Whether a Business Enterprise is Subject to Workforce Reduction Under Recent Executive Orders” (the “Guidance”). In the updated Guidance, ESD adds two new essential business categories, provides additional details regarding which activities constitute “essential construction,” expands the list …
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New York Halts All Non-Essential Construction
March 27, 2020 | Construction
Amid the exponential increase of COVID-19 cases in the State of New York and, more specifically in New York City, Governor Cuomo today issued an order requiring all “non-essential” construction in the State of New York to shut down, with the exception of: (i) emergency projects necessary to protect the health and safety of building …
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Protect Your Construction Project from Problems Related to Coronavirus
March 16, 2020 | Construction
The impact of COVID-19 on construction and development is evolving each and every day. Issues have arisen, and will continue to arise, with respect to maintaining project schedules, safety concerns, and learning of and complying with the rapidly changing rules, guidelines and regulations that are being implemented on a daily, and even hourly basis. Checking …
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Contractors Entitled To Jury Trial In Mechanics’ Lien Foreclosure Cases
November 30, 2010 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage | Intellectual Property
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Contractors Entitled To Jury Trial In Mechanics’ Lien Foreclosure Case
August 31, 2010 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage | Intellectual Property
Contractors often seek to amicably resolve disputes with property owners over payment disputes. Despite these efforts, contractors typically find the need to file a mechanic’s lien against the property they worked on to secure payment for their labor and services, followed by the commencement of litigation in which they must not only foreclose on the …
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