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HSB Webinar: COVID-19 Update

July 01, 2020

On July 8, HSB’s Employment Law team provided an update via webinar on COVID-19’s continued impact on SC employers.  

PPP Update: SBA Issues Additional Interim Final Rules

May 23, 2020

One week after issuing the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application, summarized here, the Small Business Administration (SBA) issued two interim final rules on May 22, 2020 addressing loan forgiveness, loan review procedures, and borrower and lender responsibilities.
 

Guidance for Lenders on PPP Forgiveness

May 16, 2020

The Small Business Administration issued the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (the “Application”), together with instructions (the “Instructions”), on May 15, 2020. 

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Recognized by Chambers USA as a Leading Law Firm

May 08, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Senate Passes Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to Add $310 Billion to Paycheck Protection Program

April 22, 2020

The United States Senate passed a bill on Tuesday, April 21, to increase the $349 billion cap under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act” would add another $310 billion in funding to the PPP, increasing the total amount to $659 billion.

Comprehensive Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program

April 14, 2020

By Will Johnson and Perry MacLennan

On March 27, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to provide financial assistance to individuals and businesses. One of the most important components of the CARES Act is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). 
 

Essential Services Guide to Keeping Workplaces and Employees Safe During COVID-19

April 10, 2020

Businesses operating on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic must take extra precautions to ensure they are not subjecting their employees and others on-site to an outbreak that can be avoided by reasonable protections.

CARES Act Provides Economic Relief for State and Local Governments

April 08, 2020

By: David B. Caughran and Ronald T. Scott

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly impacted state and local governments across the United States. The additional service demands placed upon law enforcement, first responders and emergency services personnel will likely last for several months. Along with the increased demand for essential government services, the national economic decline is likely to have great impact on state and local government budgets.
 

Interim Final Rule Implementing Paycheck Protection Program Issued

April 02, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an interim final rule on Thursday, April 2, to facilitate implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program, one of the hallmarks of the CARES Act signed into law on Friday, March 30. 
 

Will Johnson Interview Featured in the Municipal Association of South Carolina Newsletter

April 02, 2020

The Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) interviewed Will Johnson, chair of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Economic Development practice group, for its April issue of Uptown, the MASC’s monthly newsletter. 
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