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May 2019 – The eighth volume of Chaffetz Lindsey’s New York Commercial Litigation Report is now available. The report contains recent case summaries to keep you informed on new developments, and reminded of old ones. The cases in this issue include:

Who says you can’t fight City Hall? …
Southern District of New York: AirBnB and HomeAway win preliminary injunction against New York City’s crackdown on short-term rental operators.

“A cruel” setback for freedom of contract? …
New York Court of Appeals: New York law bars contracting parties from agreeing in advance to defer the accrual of future contract claims.

Appellate court rules in Madoff feeder fund fight …
Second Circuit: Presumption against extraterritorial application of federal statutes did not preclude Madoff trustee’s claw-back claims against foreign feeder fund investors.

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