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COVID-19: SBA Releases Guidance for PPP Flexibility Act

By: Emerson L. Dorsey
June 22, 2020
The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and the Department of the Treasury released guidance on June 11, 2020 in the form of “Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) – Revisions to First Interim Final Rule” with subsequent revisions through June 19, 2020 (collectively, the “Revised Rul... Read more >

COVID-19: PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 Eases PPP Burdens

By: Emerson L. Dorsey
June 8, 2020
The bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Flexibility Act”) became law on June 5, 2020, as an attempt to ease some of the burdens placed on businesses that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) enacted in March as part of the CARES Act.&n... Read more >

ABA Appoints Keri Kemmerzell Co-Vice Chair

June 4, 2020
The American Bar Association’s Family Law Section appoints Kerianne Kemmerzell as co-vice chair of its child support committee for 2020-2021.  She also serves on the section's CLE committee. Keri's practice focuses on family law.  She has years of experience representing clients ... Read more >

COVID-19: Executive Orders Affecting Health Care Providers

By: Lauren Ellison
May 18, 2020
In the March 16, 2020 Executive Order, Governor Hogan adopted various policies impacting healthcare facilities and providers in some of the initial steps towards flattening the curve of COVID-19 cases among Maryland residents. COVID-19 Facilities and Assets This Executive Order established tha... Read more >

COVID-19: New Guidance on Liquidity Requirements for PPP Loans

By: Barry Weiskopf and Lauren Ellison
May 13, 2020
On April 29, 2020, the SBA released guidance addressing whether businesses owned by private companies with adequate sources of liquidity to support the business’ ongoing operations qualify for a Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan.  In its guidance, the SBA stated that businesses tha... Read more >

COVID-19: Major Mid-Stream Changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

By: Lauren Ellison and Barry Weiskopf
May 5, 2020
The Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”), and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) continue to provide guidance regarding how they will administer, oversee, and treat loans issued in connection with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), some ... Read more >

Law360 Names Bill Carrier, Emelia Hall and Tydings as "Legal Lions"

April 24, 2020
Law360 names Bill Carrier, Emelia Hall, and Tydings as “legal lions” for their victory in the 4th Circuit on behalf of Best Buy.  According to Law360, “Tydings & Rosenberg LLP earned the legal lions title on Tuesday when the Fourth Circuit sided with its client, rejecting a black Best... Read more >

COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know about H-1B Employees

By: Marissa K. Lilja
April 14, 2020
What Employers Need to Know About H-1B Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Immediate Need to Post Updated LCAs for Teleworking Employees and Issues Related to Layoffs or Furloughs. Companies employing individuals holding H-1B specialty occupation visas are already aware that the status comes ... Read more >