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New Jersey Landmark Economic Recovery Legislation Adopted

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To revitalize a state suffering from the economic and personal hardships wrought by the COVID pandemic, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed into law on Jan. 7, 2021, the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020. The Act adopts...more

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Is Your Zoom-Bombed Meeting Discoverable?

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As the pandemic continues and businesses adapt to the realities of virtual workforces, the “Zoom-Bombing” pranks housemates played on one another are a thing of the past.* Rather, we now must confront the discovery...more

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Winter Of Despair Followed By . . . A Spring Of Hope?

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Charles Dicken’s A Tale of Two Cities famously opens with “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of...more

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The Economic Aid Act And A Second Round Of PPP Loans

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which became law on December 27, 2021, includes a second round of stimulus funding in the form of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act(the...more

Proskauer - Corporate Defense and Disputes

Pinning Down Corporate Leadership

An interesting shareholder derivative suit was filed on November 30, 2020 in the Northern District of California against Pinterest, Inc. Pinterest, a visual discovery engine popular for collecting ideas for weddings and...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Groundbreaking Appellate Ruling Boosts LLC Cash-Out Mergers

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For law bloggers, if there’s one thing more satisfying than writing about an important new court decision, it’s writing about an important new court decision that you won for your client....more

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Paycheck Protection Program: FAQs For Nonprofits

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On December 27, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The Act includes a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, known as the “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits...more

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Paycheck Protection Program: FAQs For Microbusinesses

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On December 27, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The Act includes a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, known as the “Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits...more

Lathrop GPM

The Franchise Memorandum - Issue # 261

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Welcome to The Franchise Memorandum by Lathrop GPM. Below are summaries of recent legal developments of interest to franchisors. Fifth Circuit Reverses Trial Court’s Excusal of Area Representative’s Tardy Renewal Notice -...more

Ary Rosenbaum

You may not need a committee, but you need something

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When I worked at that semi-prestigious law firm on Long Island, I used to joke that if the Managing Attorney at the time (sorry Lois) wanted to kill an issue, she’d create a committee for it since a law firm committee would...more

Winstead PC

Court Holds That Purchaser Of Partnership Property Was Not Liable For Aiding And Abetting A General Partner’s Breach Of Fiduciary...

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In Cohen v. Newbiss Prop., a limited partner sued a transferee of real property for aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty and conspiracy to breach fiduciary duty. No. 01-19-00397-CV, 2020 Tex. App. LEXIS 9190 (Tex....more

Roetzel & Andress

Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens For Small Businesses, Hotels, & Restaurants

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Signed into law on December 27, 2020, The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act creates a second opportunity for businesses that have utilized the full amount of their First Draw Paycheck...more

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Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens For Small Healthcare Service Providers

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Signed into law on December 27, 2020, The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act creates a second opportunity for businesses that have utilized the full amount of their First Draw Paycheck...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Washington: New COVID-19 Roadmap To Recovery Plan

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Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has issued Proclamation 20-25.12 and the Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Plan, which create a new two-phase, regional framework of business reopening and social distancing rules...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Reporting Attorney Payments To The IRS

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Do I have to report to the IRS a payment I make to a lawyer? If you make payments to a lawyer, you may be required to file an IRS form to report that payment. For a payment to a lawyer to be reportable to the IRS, it...more

Horton Law PLLC

COVID-19 Not An Absolute Defense To WARN Notice Obligations

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The COVID-19 pandemic led many employers to reduce their workforces suddenly in 2020. Often, large layoffs occurred with little or no advance notice. Consequently, many employees asserted claims under the federal Worker...more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

E-Gaming Company FaZe Clan Subject to Potential Successor Liability  

In Crashfund LLC v. FaZe Clan, investors in Wanderset Inc. sued successor e-gaming company, FaZe Clan. Wanderset investors claimed that their agreements with Wanderset granted them conditional rights to obtain stock...more

White and Williams LLP

New York State Enacts Small Business Truth in Lending Law

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On December 23, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill S5470B (Small Business Truth in Lending Law), which imposes new requirements on certain providers of commercial financing. Aimed at protecting...more

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Proposed Florida Legislation Sets Out to Curb COVID Litigation and Frivolous Claims, Protect Businesses

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On January 6th, lawmakers in the Florida House of Representatives and Senate introduced identical bills (HB 7 and SB 72) aimed at protecting businesses from frivolous litigation related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to...more

McCarter & English, LLP

Paycheck Protection Program 2.0: What Small Businesses Need To Know

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, comprised of more than 5,500 pages and including a $900 billion stimulus package, became law on December 27, 2020. As part of this law, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses,...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Can A Partnership’s Payment To A Partner For Services Not Be Treated As Such For Purposes Of Sec. 199A?

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Memory Lane- You may recall how clear it became, as the bill that would become the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) moved through Congress in late 2017, that C corporations were about to realize a number of tax benefits,...more

Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC

SBA Releases Guidance On Priorities For Second Round Of PPP Loans

As we reported last week, the SBA recently released guidance on the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans (PPP2). Over the weekend, the SBA released guidance specifically addressing efforts to support capital...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

The Duty to Disclose Third-Party Offers Amidst Buy-Out Negotiations, Revisited

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In 2011 and 2012, the New York Court of Appeals decided a series of difficult cases addressing the circumstances under which a contractual waiver or release included in a buyout or other agreement between co-owners of closely...more

Smith Anderson

Construction Claims – No Contract, No Claims?

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The North Carolina Supreme Court recently issued a decision in Crescent University City Venture, LLC v. Trussway Manufacturing, Inc. The case decided the question of whether a commercial developer-owner can bring a negligence...more

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Restaurant Industry In 2021 Series: Tips

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Restauranteurs continue to be challenged by the mandated closures and limitations on operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, the industry may be facing new legal challenges in 2021 as this sector’s economic...more

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