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SBA Issues “Change of Ownership” Procedures for PPP Borrowers: M&A Transactions Must Now Be Reviewed for Compliance

SBA Issues “Change of Ownership” Procedures for PPP Borrowers: M&A Transactions Must Now Be Reviewed for Compliance

By: Lawrence J. Glusman On October 2, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a procedural notice regarding changes of ownership of an entity that has received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds.  The notice does three main things – defines when a “change of ownership” is deemed to have occurred, details when and how lenders may unilaterally approve an ownership change, and...

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“Health Care Providers” Under the FFCRA: Department of Labor Revises the Regulation and Focuses the Field of Employees Eligible for Leave

By: Anne V. O'Meara, Laurie E. Meyer, and Anthony J. Steffek On September 11, 2020, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its second interpretation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The new DOL rule, which took effect on September 16, revised the original rule’s definition of “health care provider” to provide up to twelve weeks of paid leave to an expanded field of...

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EEOC’s Guidance About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act and Other EEO Laws

In new guidance issued on June 17, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) adopted the CDC’S position that antibody test results “should not be used to make decisions about returning persons to the workplace” because “an antibody test at this time does not meet the ADA’s “job related and consistent with business necessity” standard for medical examinations or inquiries for...

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SBA Issues “Change of Ownership” Procedures for PPP Borrowers: M&A Transactions Must Now Be Reviewed for Compliance

Webinar | PPP Flexibility Act of 2020: What Are Your Options Now?

Click here to view the Webinar On-Demand. Click here to access the PowerPoint Presentation. You’ve heard about the new PPP Flexibility Act of 2020, but what does it mean for your business? The Act may be relatively straightforward, but for many the decision process is not. Options have been expanded since you applied for the loan back in April and May. Will the Act benefit your business? How do...

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SBA Issues “Change of Ownership” Procedures for PPP Borrowers: M&A Transactions Must Now Be Reviewed for Compliance

PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 Passes Congress: Covered Period Increased for Up to 24 Weeks Among Other Changes Useful for Some But Not All Borrowers

On June 3, 2020, the Senate passed H.R. 7010 (previously passed by the House on May 28, 2020) entitled the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “PPPFA”). Once signed into law by the President, the PPPFA will amend the CARES Act in several meaningful ways. The highest profile change is to the definition of “covered period” which now shifts from 8 weeks from loan origination to...

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Webinar | Returning to Work: What will business look like after COVID-19?

Click here to view the Webinar On-Demand. Click here to access the PowerPoint Presentation. How will we work–and where? As local companies are rolling out new policies and procedures for the first phase of their return to work plan, many are struggling to get employees to return to the worksite while also seeking clarity on what their business opportunities may be in the months ahead. Join BT360...

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Webinar | Building Business: Getting Work and Legal Issues During a Pandemic

Webinar | Building Business: Getting Work and Legal Issues During a Pandemic

Webinar | May 21 | 10:30 AM Despite the global pandemic, construction projects are moving forward across the state of Wisconsin. With Safer at Home set to expire in Wisconsin on May 26, it’s more important than ever to keep your employees safe on the job site and in the office, while focusing on obtaining future work in this new environment. Join us on May 21 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM for a...

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CMS Recommends States Use “Extreme Caution” in Relaxing Nursing Home Restrictions

CMS Recommends States Use “Extreme Caution” in Relaxing Nursing Home Restrictions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued recommendations on May 18 to state and local officials across the country for when nursing homes can relax certain restrictions on visitation, screening, and services related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The recommendations envision moving in three phases. Nursing homes would “reopen” more slowly than their surrounding communities will under...

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Local Safer At Home Orders Changed Rapidly After Statewide Order Struck Down; Businesses Encouraged to Review Local Orders Regularly to Ensure Compliance

Local Safer At Home Orders Changed Rapidly After Statewide Order Struck Down; Businesses Encouraged to Review Local Orders Regularly to Ensure Compliance

After the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the statewide Safer At Home order on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, a number of local governments, at the county, city, and village levels, began issuing their own Safer At Home orders. By Wednesday evening, Brown and Dane Counties had issued orders—as well as the suburban regions of Milwaukee County, which were not subject to the City of Milwaukee’s...

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City of Milwaukee Board of Review Extends Property Tax Notice of Assessment Objection/Appeal Deadline to June 8, 2020

On Friday, May 15, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Board of Review voted to extend the deadline for filing assessment objections for 3 weeks to Monday, June 8, 2020, at 4:45 p.m. The Board of Review extended the deadline to assist residential property owners, many of whom saw assessment increases, additional time to review their assessments, and communicate with City assessors in light of the...

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