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On March 19, the New York Governor signed Executive Order 202.7 , mandating that all non-essential businesses that require in-office personnel to decrease their in-office workforce by 75 percent, and directing implementation of work-from-home policies. Banks are considered essential services, and...InfoBytes
On March 12, the Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services ordered temporary relief to New York certain financial institutions to temporarily relocate or close branch offices or places of business if adversely affected by Covid-19, “without complying with the prior...InfoBytes
On March 17, the governor and the attorney general of New York announced that, effective immediately, New York will temporarily postpone collection efforts on certain debts. Consumers with student loan debt and medical debt owed to the state will be receive at least a 30-day hiatus on payments—...InfoBytes