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Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Bryce W. Donohue, Justin A. Goldberg, Katherine H. Hart*, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
Arent Fox is counseling clients on the business loan programs included in the CARES Act.
Aaron H. Jacoby, Justin A. Goldberg
The House on Wednesday agreed to extend for five weeks a popular pandemic relief loan program for small businesses, sending President Trump legislation to give companies more time to apply for federal help under an initiative created by the stimulus law.
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Justin A. Goldberg, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
On June 17, 2020, the US Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, published a new PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ (EZ Forgiveness Application), which requires fewer calculations and less documentation for eligible borrowers.
Aaron H. Jacoby, George N. Koumbis
And people said retail shopping was dead ....
Henry Morris, Jr., Michael L. Stevens
With the economy reopening, on June 11, 2020, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 Technical Assistance Publication — What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws — to identify concerns that employers may face as they plan for employees to return to the workpl
Michael L. Stevens, Henry Morris, Jr., Julia E. Johnson, Laura M. Kaplan, Jane Reedy
Many states and localities have issued stay-at-home orders, and have closed on-site business operations to all but essential businesses and their employees. To enable employers to navigate those restrictions, we provide below a brief description of each state’s and the District of Columbia’s stay-at
Jeffrey B. Tate, Christian M. McBurney, Joseph A. Rieser, Julianne DeLeo
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 removes the CARES Act provision that disallows employers who obtain forgiveness of a PPP loan from deferring the employer portion of Social Security taxes until December 31, 2021 (one-half) and December 31, 2022 (one-half).
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Bryce W. Donohue, Justin A. Goldberg, Katherine H. Hart*, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
On Friday, June 5 President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (PPP Flexibility Act) into law.
Elliott M. Kroll, Julius A. Rousseau, III, James M. Westerlind, Eric A. Biderman, Mark S. Fragner, Richard G. Liskov, Andrew Dykens, David J. Ward
Congressional Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York has introduced a bill, H.R. 7011, titled the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020 (the Act).
Barbara S. Wahl, Bernice K. Leber, Aaron H. Jacoby
In today’s episode, we continue our conversation on “Force Majeure” with Partners Barbara Wahl and Bernice Leber. Our lawyers cover a few of the first COVID-related lawsuits filed, important trends, and ways to leverage mediation to avoid costly litigation.
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Bryce W. Donohue, Justin A. Goldberg, Katherine H. Hart*, Sung Soo (Steven) Yoon
On May 22, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and US Department of Treasury released long-promised forgiveness regulations (Regulations) for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Aaron H. Jacoby, Russell P. McRory, Justin A. Goldberg
You’ve secured a PPP Loan to help weather the pandemic. Now, the SBA and Treasury have released a Loan Forgiveness Application to help lighten your financial burden. In today’s podcast, Aaron Jacoby, Russ McRory, and Justin Goldberg discuss the rules, application, and impact on the auto industry.
Michael L. Stevens
On May 20, 2020, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule that clarifies that payments in addition to the fixed salary are compatible with the use of the fluctuating workweek method under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Dustin F. Hecker, Lauren C. Schaefer
On March 23, 2020, Governor Baker issued an executive order closing the “brick and mortar” operations of all non-essential businesses. Nearly two months later, on May 18, he announced his four-part plan to “reopen” the Massachusetts economy. 
Aaron H. Jacoby, Lisa Singer
Most California counties and some California cities have issued local orders related to COVID-19.
Darrell S. Gay, Genaira L. Tyce
As New York City businesses prepare for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to lift the New York State Pause Order and reopen businesses in the five boroughs.
Michael L. Stevens
The US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced a final rule to provide a single analysis for all employers when determining whether they qualify as “retail or service” establishments for purposes of the exemption from overtime pay applicable to commission-based employees.
Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Tal M. Unrad, Justin A. Goldberg, Bryce W. Donohue
On May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the Loan Forgiveness Application for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The release of the Forgiveness Application sheds further light on the process that borrowers will use to apply for the forgiveness of PPP loans. 
Justin A. Goldberg
If you're not a "small business," it's time to return the loans.
Valerie C. Samuels, Matthew H. Doyle*
The Massachusetts economy has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 23, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker ordered the mandatory shutdown of non-essential businesses, curtailed essential business operations, restricted the size of gatherings, and advised citizens to stay at home.
D. Jacques Smith, Jackson David Toof, Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Morgan R. Pankow*
Notable developments involving eligibility under the Paycheck Protection Program and the PPP’s loan forgiveness process have occurred in recent days.
Kirsten A. Hart, Jeffrey B. Weston
Your employees may be “essential,” but do they have to work? The answer is, of course, it depends.
Valerie C. Samuels, Alexandra M. Romero
The workers’ compensation system was created to ensure that employees who suffer work-related accidents or illnesses are compensated while, at the same time, protecting employers from lawsuits by these employees. 
D. Jacques Smith, Jackson David Toof, Richard J. Krainin, Amal U. Dave, Morgan R. Pankow*
Congress created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), part of the CARES Act and administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department, to provide relief to small businesses in dire need of financial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michael L. Stevens, Henry Morris, Jr., Linda M. Jackson, Stewart S. Manela, Alexandra M. Romero
We previously reported on how the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) and its state law equivalents would apply to layoffs, furloughs, and closings during the coronavirus pandemic.