Business

New Orleans city council upends residential short-term rentals

By: Graham Williams, Attorney On Monday, August 29, 2022 the New Orleans City Council unanimously placed a moratorium on new residential short-term rentals (“STRs”) and said that all residential STR permits will expire on March 1, 2023.  In short, the Council upended the way that residential STRs were licensed. No new residential STR licenses can …

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Court Throws Out Residency Requirement for Short-Term Rentals

Many property owners in New Orleans are familiar with the City’s rule that in order to operate a short-term rental (“STR”) in a residential neighborhood, the property owner must first demonstrate to the City that they reside on the premises. This rule was created to limit the spread of STR’s in those residential neighborhoods. The …

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Meghan Carter Joins SNW in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Meghan Carter, an experienced complex litigator and business problem solver who has handled myriad state and federal disputes after spending two years in a federal clerkship, has joined Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC in New Orleans. Meghan will bolster the Firm’s practice in business and complex litigation and expand the Firm’s practice …

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Ashley Caruso Joins SNW in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. – Sternberg, Naccari & White, LLC is pleased to announced that Ashley M. Caruso, an experienced litigator with significant federal and state court experience, has joined the Firm. She will be based out of Baton Rouge. SNW co-Managing Partner Scott Sternberg said that Ashley’s addition was much needed.  “We’ve been looking for …

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Hurricane Ida

Governor Edwards Suspends Legal Deadlines Until Sept. 24, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana has issued an Executive Order suspending all legal deadlines, including prescription, peremption, and any delays associated with legal matters, until September 24, 2021. Any currently pending deadlines in litigation you may have pending in Louisiana are likely suspended. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to an …

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SNW Partner Ryan Richmond to Lead Panel on Bankruptcy and Mediation Issues

SNW Partner Ryan J. Richmond will be presenting with Judge Louis Kornreich (ret.) this week at the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees‘ annual conference in Chicago. Their panel, Mediation-ish: How to use Mediation Tools to Facilitate a Consensual Plan, will focus on how subchapter V trustee can use a mediator’s toolkit to facilitate the development …

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SNW Partner Ryan Richmond Appointed to Co-Chair Planning Committee for Bankruptcy Subchapter V Trustees’ Conference

The National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (the “NABT”) has appointed SNW Partner Ryan J. Richmond as the Co-Chair of its Subchapter V Conference Planning Subcommittee. The NABT is hosting its annual conference in Chicago, IL August 25-27, 2021. This year’s conference will feature a first-of-its-kind track dedicated exclusively to issues arising under subchapter V of …

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Seven Things You Need to Know About the New Stimulus

On December 27, 2020, the President signed a new stimulus package into law. In addition to a $600 payment to eligible individuals, the new stimulus package includes numerous relief programs and tax incentives for businesses. Notably, the stimulus package has modified and made additions to the Paycheck Protection Program. Here are seven highlights: Forgivable Expenses. …

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Congress Passes Second COVID-19 Legislation Including PPP Boost

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PywUIC6l8qk               Congress appears to have an agreement concerning a second Coronavirus stimulus package totaling nearly $1 trillion. SNW will host an “emergency” webchat Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CST. The chat will be via Zoom and Facebook Live. Please RSVP to info@snw.law or monitor our Facebook page. An early analysis of the …

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PPP For Sole Proprietors and Independent Contractors

Key Takeaway: Self-employed Individuals who file an IRS form 1040 Schedule C with or without employees can still apply for a forgivable loan accounting for their income. Under the CARES Act, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) rolled out on April 3, 2020. PPP offered employers of small businesses an opportunity to get a loan during …

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