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The CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program: Expanded SBA 7(a) Emergency Loans for Businesses

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UPDATED March 31, 2020 –The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was just passed by Congress and signed by the president on March 27, 2020. It provides $2 trillion in much-needed emergency relief to...more

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CARES Act Imposes Limits on Executive Pay over $425,000 for Businesses Seeking Financial Assistance

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On Friday, March 27, 2020, the $2 trillion assistance package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) was signed into law. The CARES Act provides a variety of relief programs to...more

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Business And Individual Income Tax Provisions Of The Cares Act

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On Friday, March 27, Congress passed, and the President signed, the bipartisan “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (the “Act”), a $2 trillion economic stimulus plan to provide funding and tax relief to...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

COVID-19 Update – United Arab Emirates #2

Whatever your business—whether you are an investor looking at new investments, managing existing positions or planning exits, or a corporate concerned with protecting and enhancing your business—the current public health...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Employers Beware - Union Neutrality Requirements in New Stimulus Package

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the new stimulus package recently passed by Congress, includes a “union neutrality” mandate for mid-sized employers who accept loan proceeds. This union...more

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CARES Act Fixes Retail and Restaurant Tax Glitch - Refunds Might Now Be Available for 2018 and 2019 Tax Years

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Real estate companies may be eligible for more favorable tax depreciation of qualified improvement property (QIP) as the result of the CARES Act that President Trump signed into law on March 27, 2020. QIP generally includes...more

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SEC Staff Issues Temporary No Action Letter Allowing Affiliated Purchases of Debt Securities Under Section 17(a) of the 1940 Act

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Decision Reflects Significant Market Disruptions Being Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic - On March 26, 2020, at the request of the Investment Company Institute (the "ICI"), the staff of the Securities and Exchange...more

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Key tax provisions in the CARES Act

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The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) provides economic stimulus through various tax provisions. Families First Coronavirus Response Act - The Families First Coronavirus...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

CFPB Issues New HMDA FAQ

The CFPB recently published a response to a HMDA frequently asked question related to race, ethnicity, or sex information for mail, internet, or telephone applications where the applicant does not provide this information –...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance Provides Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disclosure Guidance

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As part of its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response, the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Division of Corporation Finance (the “Division”) published CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 9...more

McAfee & Taft

SBA loans and related relief under the CARES Act

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Paycheck Protection Program - These loans are going to be made by banks, credit unions and some other lenders, guaranteed 100% by the SBA. - Eligible borrowers are any business concern, nonprofit, veterans...more

Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A.

Paycheck Protection Program: Q&A For Lenders

By now most banks have been alerted to the fact that a significant part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”), is comprised of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which was signed in to law...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Energy Companies Contemplating Repurchase of Discounted Debt Should Carefully Analyze Corporate, Securities Law and Tax...

As the economic turbulence associated with the downturn in commodity prices and the outbreak of COVID-19 continues, many energy companies may find their debt trading at significant discounts. For companies trying to manage...more

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House Approves CARES Act; President Signs $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

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The CARES Act (short for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was approved by the United States Senate Wednesday night by a vote of 96-0 and by the House this afternoon. The final approval was not without...more

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Businesses Seek Clarity Regarding Gift-Giving in Aftermath of COVID-19

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Can businesses provide charitable donations to government agencies in support of COVID-19 emergency relief? In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many corporations, businesses, industry groups and not-for-profit...more

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The impact of COVID-19 on MAC clauses and lending transactions: A borrower’s perspective

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In our first post, we discussed the impact of invoking a MAC clause from a lender’s perspective. Here, we will examine this impact from a borrower’s point of view. 1. How could a borrower defend a MAC assertion in the...more

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Senate COVID-19 Emergency Bill Delivers Assistance to U.S. Small Businesses

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Congressional and executive branch leaders reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief package to address the economic impact of COVID-19. The Senate quickly passed the measure, which now moves on to the House for a...more

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Important Labor Law Implications Of Latest Federal COVID-19 Law

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Although the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) contains important help for businesses, it also presents potentially significant labor issues for any mid-size company (500 to 10,000 employees)...more

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The CARES Act: Tax Relief and Incentives

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Friday, March 27th, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act contains significant tax relief for individuals and businesses. Below are the tax highlights....more

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Retirement plan considerations during COVID-19

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Reducing employer contributions to 401(k) plans - As employers look for ways to save expenses and preserve jobs, they may look to reduce or suspend contributions to 401(k) or other defined contribution plans. Before...more

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The impact of COVID-19 on MAC clauses and lending transactions: A lender’s perspective

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To mitigate the financial fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic, many lenders are reviewing their existing loan portfolios, assessing their obligations to continue funding under loan commitments, and taking affirmative steps to...more

Sullivan & Worcester

Covid-19 Coronavirus: What you need to know about virtual and electronic signing

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In these uncertain times, trade finance and other transaction parties may face particular logistical challenges when signing documents in person. One option available to the transaction parties is to sign documents...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

The Health Care Industry and the CARES Act: Insight and Next Steps

While the United States now leads the world with the number of reported cases of COVID-19, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (or “the Act”) takes major, though perhaps still incomplete, steps...more

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Looking Ahead to New Perspectives in Pharmacy Investing: 5 Key Points

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While the market for middle market investments in pharmacy providers has leveled off, there are plenty of big pharma pain points that leave the door open for new solutions and growth in the industry....more

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Summary of CARES Act for Employers

Congress has now passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act or CARES Act –   Federal government’s Phase III response to the health and economic impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  President Trump has...more

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