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PPP Webinar

We hosted our first live webinar last Friday and spent our time tackling the complexities of PPP loan forgiveness. Many thanks to all of you that joined and submitted such thoughtful questions! If you were unable to tune in, we’ve made the recording available on YouTube.

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Peace On The Lower East Webinar

Restaurant landlords and tenants explain their business models and discuss rents and leases and what matters most to them. James Wacht, a restaurant landlord, broker and attorney and John Fraser, a veteran NYC chef and restaurateur will join David Helbraun for an open and frank discussion on landlord and tenant perspectives on the current real estate crisis.

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David Helbraun

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The popular Helbraun Levey Newsletter that has helped keep the industry sane during these insane times.

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Helbraun Levey is a leader in the hospitality industry, and has been featured by numerous press outlets for comment and insight about the industry.

A Game-Changer For Restaurants And Retailers? Maybe, If It’s Legal

A Game-Changer For Restaurants And Retailers? Maybe, If It’s Legal

David Helbraun, founder of Helbraun Levey, a law firm that represents restaurants and bars, said the City Council measure would give tenants leverage in negotiations with landlords about rent payments. He said tenants could walk away from leases more easily, knowing that they won’t face crippling legal repercussions.

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$2 Trillion Virus Bill Leaves ‘Gaping Holes’ For Restaurant Industry

$2 Trillion Virus Bill Leaves ‘Gaping Holes’ For Restaurant Industry

“The initial inaction has left gaping holes for the restaurant industry that need to be plugged” said Lee Jacobs, partner at New York-based hospitality firm Helbraun & Levey. “The stimulus bill is a good start, it takes care of employees that have already applied for unemployment; it takes care of the businesses and restaurants that made the decision to weather the storm. But it does nothing for those restaurants that were forced to close or terminate their staff before the government acted.”

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Congress Approved $370 Billion More In Small Business Loans, But The Money Could Run Out In Days — Again

Congress Approved $370 Billion More In Small Business Loans, But The Money Could Run Out In Days — Again

“We’re sitting around in an imaginary line hoping there’s money to fund all of us,” said David Helbraun, founding partner at Helbraun Levey, a law firm that represents more than 1,000 clients in New York City’s hospitality industry.

“They’re some of the toughest people you’ll ever meet, and I’ve never seen my clients so much on the edge of their seat and nervous,” Helbraun said

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