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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

All Consuming - Financial Litigation Insights: Issue 8, October 2020

Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act - What You Need to Know - Between the Civil War and 1940, the United States periodically had legislation that prevented lawsuits against soldiers and sailors during times of conflict. Then,...more

Nossaman LLP

PPP Loans and Changes of Ownership: Considerations for M&A Transactions

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The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has issued long-awaited rules governing lender and borrower obligations when there is a change in ownership of an entity that has received a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan....more

PilieroMazza PLLC

False Claims Act Considerations for PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications

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The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act offered much-needed financial relief to businesses directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Are you selling your business or merging? … Not so fast, if you are a PPP borrower.

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Although the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has started its program to forgive loans made to businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), PPP borrowers and their lenders are cautioned to comply with...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Update on CHOWs and COVID-19 Funding: Apply ASAP Under Phase 3

Healthcare providers, including assisted living facilities and nursing homes, that have undergone a recent change of ownership (CHOW) have had unique challenges as federal and state agencies have rolled out COVID-19 funding...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

PPP Loan Fraud Enforcement 2.0: Preparing For The Next Round Of Scrutiny

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While the $525 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), enacted as part of the CARES Act, has undoubtedly helped millions of deserving businesses survive the COVID-19 pandemic, it has also provided a unique opportunity for...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

SBA Issues Guidance on Change of Ownership Transactions and PPP Loans

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On October 2 the U.S Small Business Association (“SBA”) issued a Procedural Notice outlining the requirements for the closing of change of ownership transactions for those borrowers who have loans under the Paycheck...more

WilmerHale

Weekly COVID-19 Oversight & Enforcement Report - October 2020 #3

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The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released a staff report on the Payroll Support Program, which Congress created to “preserve aviation jobs” by providing payroll assistance to companies in exchange for keeping...more

Miller Canfield

Strategies to Reduce the Impact of the New SBA Procedural Notice on the Rights of a Secured Lender

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In the SBA Procedural Notice dated October 2, 2020 (the “Approval Notice”), the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has issued mandates that may impact the ability of a recipient of a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

SBA Releases Long-Awaited Guidance on M&A Rules for Paycheck Protection Program Borrowers

The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently released a procedural notice concerning when a borrower of a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan may forgo SBA approval in connection with a merger or acquisition. The...more

Lathrop GPM

Updated Guidance Concerning PPP Loans and Changes of Ownership

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How is Change in Ownership Defined? On October 2, 2020 the Small Business Administration published SBA Procedural Notice (5000-20057) (the “Notice”), which was effective on that date. The Notice outlines rules that apply...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Buyers’ obligation to assume PPP debt hinges on need for SBA approval

The Small Business Administration recently published a procedural notice on changes of ownership for PPP borrowers. One specific area where we’ve seen confusion is whether the procedural notice requires a buyer to assume all...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

SBA Simplifies Forgiveness Application Process for Paycheck Protection Program Borrowers (and Their Lenders) on Loans of $50,000...

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For the past few months, lenders, trade groups, borrowers, and some lawmakers have been pushing for a more streamlined forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans up to $150,000, though a consensus has not...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

2020 Government Investigations Team Insights - October 2020

AGG’s Government Investigations Team Insights provides periodic updates covering legal and regulatory topics. Our team, which includes former federal prosecutors, SEC enforcement attorneys, and federal agency attorneys, has...more

Foley Hoag LLP

SBA Announces Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans Less Than $50k

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that it is rolling out a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. The SBA claims the new, more streamlined...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Four Things You May Have Missed about the PPP Change of Ownership Notice

As previously discussed, on October 2, 2020, the SBA published Procedural Notice 5000-20057 addressing Paycheck Protection Program Loans and Changes of Ownership. Based on a review of memos on the subject by other law firms...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

New Guidance on PPP Loans in M&A

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The Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) created under the CARES Act has provided much needed assistance to millions of businesses and other organizations operating in the United States that have been impacted by the...more

Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP

Alert: Multiple Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program

On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) into law providing, among other relief, up to $349 billion to fund loans to small businesses affected by the...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

SBA and Treasury Provide Relief to Small Borrowers

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On October 8, 2020, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) issued another Interim Final Rule under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). This Rule provides immediate relief in the form of a...more

Vinson & Elkins LLP

SBA Offers Simple Forgiveness Application For Paycheck Protection Program Loans Of $50,000 Or Less

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On October 8, 2020, the Small Business Administration and Treasury released a new, simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) borrowers with loans of $50,000 or less. The new process for...more

Burr & Forman

Structuring and Closing M&A Deals with PPP Loans: Some Good News

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The only certainty, so far in 2020, has been uncertainty. For dealmakers and their advisors this is not a helpful observation when they are attempting to close on transactions, often in spite of 2020’s vicissitudes. The Small...more

Vandeventer Black LLP

Simplified PPP Forgiveness Procedure for Loans of $50,000 or Less

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On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released guidelines for a simpler loan forgiveness process for Borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less[1], and a new and much...more

Ruder Ware

SBA Issues Guidance on Navigating Paycheck Protection Program Loans in M&A Transactions

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After several months of uncertainty, businesses are carefully resuming merger and acquisition transactions. Many (if not most) small businesses took advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), but, as forgiveness is...more

Troutman Pepper

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services COVID-19 Newsletter - October 2020

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Like most industries today, Consumer Finance Services businesses are being significantly impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Troutman Pepper has developed a dedicated COVID-19 Resource Center to guide clients...more

Gray Reed

The PPP Meets M&A: Pitfalls For The Unwary Borrower and Lender

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a Procedural Notice  on October 2, 2020, detailing required procedures impacting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers and lenders if: (i) twenty percent or more of the...more

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