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Court Bonds 06.15.2020

NYC and Brooklyn Courts Reopen

Court is now in session! Following a three-month long closure of courtrooms throughout New York City and Brooklyn, courthouses are now allowed to open their doors, Chief Judge Janet DiFIore announced this week. Almost every…
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NYC and Brooklyn Courts Reopen
Contract Surety 06.08.2020

New York City Restarts Construction During Phase One Reopening

Following a three-month delay, New York City construction sites are scrambling to resume operations and complete their projects. Manufacturing, wholesalers, “non-essential” retailers and construction workers can revive Hundreds of thousands of workers will be returning…
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New York City Restarts Construction During Phase One Reopening
Contract Surety 05.26.2020

NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds

With faculty and students diligently and safely continuing to work from their homes and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the CEO and president of New York City’s School Construction Authority believes it is…
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NYC School Construction to Resume After Receiving Stimulus Funds
Contract Surety 05.18.2020

Western New York Non-Essential Construction to Gradually Resume Tuesday

On May 18, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stated Western New York will commence a gradual reopening process to allow non-essential construction, manufacturing, and wholesale trade establishments to resume operations this Tuesday. This rule…
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Western New York Non-Essential Construction to Gradually Resume Tuesday
Contract Surety 04.03.2020

The Potential Impact COVID-19 Will Have on Contract Surety

The coronavirus pandemic fosters a plethora of uncertainty for contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, and sureties. In every state across America, guidelines are being put in place to determine if construction is an “essential” infrastructure to…
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The Potential Impact COVID-19 Will Have on Contract Surety
License & Permit Bonds 03.27.2020

COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects

Due to the New York State Department of Transportation having received numerous requests from the construction industry asking if consultants, contractors, material and service suppliers are deemed exempt from the reduction in workforce requirements from…
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COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects
Cyber 07.23.2019

New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement

New York State officials announced that the State of New York will receive just over $19 million from Equifax’s settlement after its 2017 data breach exposed the data of nearly 150 million people. Nearly 8.5…
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New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement
Court Bonds 07.02.2019

New York Estate Executor Restrictions

When a deceased person dies with a will, an executor is appointed to manage their estate. They have to faithfully perform their duties and work for the interests of the estate and its beneficiaries. But…
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New York Estate Executor Restrictions
License & Permit Bonds 07.01.2019

How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New York

Anyone looking to become a mortgage broker in New York has to go through the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to receive their mortgage broker license, with the New York State Department of Financial Services…
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How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New York