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In Case You Missed It: Loeb News From July 2021

Have you heard how Loeb is moving the needle? Loeb’s lawyers are always advising on the latest trends, issues, and legislation to help our clients and communities succeed. Here are some highlights and firm news from the past few weeks!

  • Loeb & Loeb is pleased to announce that the firm has once again received top-tier rankings in the 2021 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth guide. The firm received leading rankings in Private Wealth Law within the Nationwide, Illinois, New York and Northern and Southern California categories, as well as in Private Wealth Disputes within the California section. Click here to see which of the firm’s practices and lawyers were recognized.
  • Loeb advised, a new Broadway-focused NFT company, on its partnership with Nifty’s, the first social NFT platform for creators, collectors and curators. Click here to read the deal.
  • Non-fungible tokens, more commonly known as NFTs, have exploded onto the scene in the past year. In this article, Advanced Media and Technology partner Mercedes Tunstall reflects on the NFT craze and what to expect from this space as the technology continues to develop.
  • Loeb advised NewHold Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: NHIC), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its business combination with Evolv Technologies, Inc., a global leader in weapons detection security screening. Click here to read more about the deal.
  • As California employers begin considering the logistics of bringing employees back to in-person, on-site work, the biggest question on employers’ minds these days is: “What does the most up-to-date guidance say?” Click here for a nonexhaustive list of issues and items to consider before, during and after reopening—from employees’ vaccination status to the need for face coverings and physical distancing to areas of potential liability.
  • Loeb is proud to sponsor the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 8th Annual Women Leaders in Life Sciences Law taking place from July 28-29, 2021 where of counsel Eve Costopoulos will be speaking on the panel "Getting Hired and Getting Noticed in a Virtual World" on July 28, and partner Tiff Moseley will be speaking on the panel "Learning to Set Boundaries and Achieve Professional and Personal Balance in a Work-From-Home World" on July 29. Click here to learn more about the event.
  • The economic damage many businesses have suffered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in commercial tenants seeking to avoid or delay making rent payments, including extending beyond the 60-day period permitted under section 365(d)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code. Additional time can prove critical for debtor-tenants, in particular for businesses such as movie theaters, restaurant or retail stores where rent comprises a large part of the post-petition expense and where they were forced to close by government mandate. Click here to read more of this Reuters’ article authored by Loeb & Loeb Restructuring & Bankruptcy lawyers Schuyler Carroll, Bethany Simmons and Noah Weingarten.