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Deadline to Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program Extended

By Joseph Y. Wang on July 6, 2020
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On July 4, 2020, President Trump signed an extension to the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”), allowing applicants to apply... Read More »

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – Needed changes to CARES Act

By Sherin and Lodgen on June 22, 2020
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Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, and... Read More »

Main Street Lending Program – Major Changes and Proposed Program for Nonprofit Borrowers

By Joseph Y. Wang on June 17, 2020

On Monday, June 15, 2020, the Federal Reserve opened the Main Street Lending Program (the “MSLP”), which is designed to... Read More »

SBA Regulatory Update: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

By Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang on June 12, 2020

UPDATE: The Deadline To Apply noted below has been extended to August 8, 2020. On June 11, 2020, the SBA published... Read More »

New Massachusetts Safety Standards and Guidelines: Restaurants and Lodgings

By Joseph Y. Wang on June 4, 2020

On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development issued safety standards and guidelines for... Read More »

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 – Changes To The CARES Act

By Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang on June 4, 2020

Update: Click here for revisions made by the SBA to the First Interim Final Rule on the Paycheck Protection Program... Read More »

The Main Street Lending Program

By Joseph Y. Wang on May 21, 2020

Due to significant regulatory updates and changes made to the Main Street Lending Program, the prior post has been rendered... Read More »

Electronic Hearing for the Massachusetts Business Interruption Insurance Act Scheduled for May 21, 2020

By Joshua M. Bowman on May 19, 2020
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In lieu of a public hearing, the Joint Committee on Financial Services, Chaired by Senate Chair James T. Welch, D-Hampton, and House Chair... Read More »

What the Hospitality Industry Should Know About New Regulations and Guidance for the CARES Act

By Sherin and Lodgen on May 14, 2020

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) continues to issue new guidance and regulations pertaining to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) at... Read More »

Don’t Panic’: Boston CRE Pros Give Pandemic Investment Advice

By Sherin and Lodgen on May 11, 2020
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Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was... Read More »