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SBA ISSUES UPDATE GUIDANCE ON PPP LOANS AND FORGIVENESS May 14, 2020 by Patrick Clisham - May 13, 2020 The Small Business Association (SBA) released today a number of clarifications regarding the recent Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).  The forty-six question and answer responses address many of… ...
YOUR FIRST MOVE – TIMING INITIAL FILINGS AND SERVICE DURING THE PANDEMIC April 28, 2020 by admin - April 28, 2020 If you are thinking about filing a lawsuit during the Covid-19 pandemic, consider your strategy for serving process at the outset of the case.  While some courts… ...
SUPPORT FOR NONPROFITS: ARIZONA COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND April 22, 2020 by Julie Arvo MacKenzie - April 21, 2020 In an effort to help support nonprofit organizations assisting families and children with essential services, the Maricopa County Industrial Development Authority is contributing $1 million to the… ...
CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL LANDLORDS AND TENANTS IN DEALING WITH COVID-19 DISRUPTIONS April 16, 2020 by Kurt Peterson - April 16, 2020 Disruption of business and government-mandated closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic are creating significant stress on commercial landlords and their tenants. Although we encourage an open line… ...
EMPLOYER’S DUTIES TO MAINTAIN A SAFE AND COMPLIANT WORKPLACE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC April 14, 2020 by Meaghan Kramer - April 14, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has created a number of logistical and financial headaches for employers, not the least of which is how to comply with duties to keep… ...
ARIZONA COURTS DURING COVID-19: KEY ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS April 14, 2020 by Wade Burgeson - April 14, 2020 Updated: May 28, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global, national, state, and local crisis, impacting significantly on the health and welfare of the general… ...
CARES ACT VASTLY EXPANDS NUMBER OF SMALL BUSINESSES ELIGIBLE FOR STREAMLINED CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY UNDER SMALL BUSINESS REORGANIZATION ACT April 13, 2020 by Bradley Pack - April 13, 2020 Many small businesses owners who suddenly found their revenues devastated by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic have looked to the billions of dollars of low-interest… ...
ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION DURING COVID-19 April 10, 2020 by Damien Meyer - April 10, 2020 COVID-19 has dramatically altered our way of life both socially and professionally.  Like many other industries, the legal system has been forced to adapt to the “new… ...
EXPANDED UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE UNDER THE NEW CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY (“CARES”) ACT April 9, 2020 by Meaghan Kramer - April 9, 2020 The CARES Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, expanded eligibility for unemployment benefits, and increased the amount of unemployment benefits that eligible individuals… ...
PAYING FOR BENEFITS PAID PURSUANT TO THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (THE “FFCRA”) April 9, 2020 by Meaghan Kramer - April 9, 2020 The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires private employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide paid family leave and emergency paid sick leave to eligible employees.… ...
WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE EMERGENCY FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE EXPANSION ACT (“EFMLEA”) April 8, 2020 by Meaghan Kramer - April 8, 2020 Have you provided the required notice? In addition to the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to provide eligible employees… ...
WHAT EMPLOYERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE EMERGENCY PAID SICK LEAVE ACT (“EPSLA”) April 8, 2020 by Meaghan Kramer - April 8, 2020 Have you posted the required notice? In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers with fewer than 500 employees are required to provide eligible employees with Emergency… ...
AM I (OR THE OTHER PARTY) EXCUSED FROM CONTRACTUAL DUTIES AFTER COVID-19? April 7, 2020 by Michael Rolland - April, 7, 2020 Introduction to Force Majeure, and the Doctrines of Impracticability and Frustration of Purposes The COVID-19 pandemic has rendered many contractual obligations difficult, or impossible, to perform. While… ...
CONSIDERATIONS IN SERVICE PROVIDER CONTRACTS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS April 7, 2020 by William Anger - April 6, 2020 In the context of many contracts for services, potential exposure to the Coronavirus must be on the mind of both the service provider and the recipient of… ...
ACTIONS TO CONSIDER TO GET YOUR REAL ESTATE DEALS CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS April 7, 2020 by Kurt Peterson - April 6, 2020 Updated: April 8, 2020 The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the resulting elective and government-mandated shelter-in-place orders have complicated the path to closing of even routine… ...