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PPP Flexibility Act Signed Into Law

June 05, 2020

By: Will Johnson and Perry MacLennan

On Wednesday evening, the U.S. Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (the “Act”), which amends the CARES Act to provide businesses with greater flexibility in the use of PPP funds. President Trump signed the bill into law today, June 5. Below is a summary of the key changes.

Differences Should Be Valued, Not Normalized or Erased

June 05, 2020

Intolerance of minorities and differences continues to be evident in society and, thus, will also be present in workplaces. While it is true employers have a legal obligation to prohibit adverse employment actions or harassment on the basis of protected status, compliance with the law or meeting EEO quotas does not amount to embracing a diverse workplace.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd Ranked #1 Bond Counsel in South Carolina for 2019

June 04, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Public Finance practice group closed over $1.7 billion of bond transactions in 2019, ranking 1st in South Carolina in terms of transactional volume, according to The Bond Buyer, the daily newspaper serving the nation's municipal bond industry. 
 

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.
 

COVID-19 - What's New From CDC, DOL, EEOC and SCDEW

May 22, 2020

Pertinent COVID-19 updates were recently issued by the CDC, DOL, OSHA, EEOC and IRS.

Will Johnson Partners with SC Chamber on PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Webinar

May 22, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Will Johnson provided an overview of the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and instructions during a webinar with the SC Chamber of Commerce on May 21, 2020.

Email Best Practices for the Remote Negotiator

May 19, 2020

Working from home has become the new normal for many professionals, and with it has come an increased reliance on email to conduct business until it is safe to hold face-to-face meetings again.

SBA Issues New Interim Rule on Foreign Affiliates

May 18, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) published a new interim final rule on Monday, May 18, 2020, which addresses the question of whether U.S. companies must include employees of foreign affiliates for purposes of measuring their number of employees for program eligibility.
 

Summary of SBA’s PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions Issued May 15, 2020

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. 
 

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. 
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