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Summary of the Paycheck Protection Program Created in the CARES Act

Posted on by Marieke van Rijn in Corporate and Business

The Paycheck Protection Program was created as part of the CARES Act to relieve small businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Impacts of the Federal Legislative Relief Packages on Small Businesses

Posted on by Marieke van Rijn in Corporate and Business

The CARES Act is a stimulus package, which provides over $349 billion for the Small Business Administrationto guarantee loans to small businesses
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Regulations for the Paycheck Protection Program Provide Clarity and More Questions

Posted on by Marieke van Rijn in Corporate and Business

This article will summarize the guidance given in the interim rule released on Paycheck Protection Program.
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COVID-19 and the "Material Adverse Change" Clause

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Corporate and Business, Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our firm has received a number of inquiries about “force majeure” and “material adverse change” contract clauses.
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COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted on by John M. Erbach, David F. Dabbs in Employment Law

The EEOC has offered guidance based on the "Direct Threat" exception to the ADA that should help employers more easily navigate these circumstances.
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Ongoing Employment Law Developments Related to COVID-19

Posted on by David F. Dabbs, John M. Erbach

This article provides an update on Covid-19 employment law considerations for businesses.
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Pandemics and Contractual Performance: Force Who?

Posted on by David V. DuVal, Marieke van Rijn in Corporate and Business

Individuals and businesses should review their contracts to determine if a "Force Majeure" clause is included in a contract.
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