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    Mopping up and Moving Forward: Cleaning Up the Covid Mess and Planning for Post Pan

    It’s time to get your house in order as we prepare for the big return of restaurants and bars in NYC. In this webinar we discuss how to clean up your books and loans and safety protocols.

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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!

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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 joins David Helbraun for an open and frank discussion on landlord and tenant perspectives on the current real estate crisis.

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    Class Action Complaint Accuses Food Delivery Services of Predatory Behavior During Pandemic

    Class Action Complaint Accuses Food Delivery Services of Predatory Behavior During Pandemic

    The filing seeks declaratory and injunctive relief, several types of damages, disgorgement of ill-gotten gains, and an award of attorneys’ fees and costs. The plaintiff is represented by Helbraun & Levey LLP.

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    Manhattan Bakery Accuses Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats of Illegal Fees

    Manhattan Bakery Accuses Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats of Illegal Fees

    It is “a blatant violation of the law,” said Lee N. Jacobs, an attorney who represents Micheli & Shel. He said other businesses plan to join the suit if it becomes a class action. The case was filed earlier this week in federal court in Manhattan.

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    Food Delivery Apps Flouting NYC Fee Cap, Suit Claims

    Food Delivery Apps Flouting NYC Fee Cap, Suit Claims

    Lee Jacobs of Helbraun & Levey LLP, one of the attorneys representing the proposed class, told Law360 on Monday that litigation is necessary to stop the delivery apps’ alleged violations.

    “These companies continue to either charge more than 20% or are not in compliance with the law in various ways, and they still continue to make money off the backs of our clients,” Jacobs said. “The only way to correct this behavior is to band together in a suit like this to demand change from these companies”

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