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U.S. Airlines and Hotels to Receive Long-Awaited Relief as Part of New $900 Billion Aid Package

By Joshua M. Bowman on December 21, 2020

Joshua M. Bowman, chair of the firm’s Hospitality Practice Group, was quoted in a skift.com article, “U.S. Airlines and Hotels... Read More »

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – Needed Changes to CARES Act

By Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang on June 22, 2020
pink sticky note on a loan application reminding reader to apply for PPP Loan

After more than two months of implementation issues, outcry, and adjustments, Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Brief Update on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)

By Joshua M. Bowman on May 7, 2020
pink sticky note on a loan application reminding reader to apply for PPP Loan

In our May 6, 2020 blog post on the CARES Act, we mentioned that a PPP borrower may repay a... Read More »

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

By Joshua M. Bowman on May 6, 2020

Below is a brief synopsis of some of the recent regulations and guidance pertaining to the CARES Act, which the... Read More »

Brief Update on the Massachusetts Business Interruption Act (“Mass BI Act”)

By Joshua M. Bowman on May 5, 2020

Here is a brief update on the Massachusetts Business Interruption Insurance Act (the “Mass BI Act”). Since our last Client... Read More »

Recent Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”)

By Joshua M. Bowman on May 4, 2020

There is finally some good news for owners of hotels and restaurants trying to navigate their way through the PPP.... Read More »

COVID-19 Essential Services Orders: What Massachusetts Hotel Owners Need to Know

By Joshua M. Bowman on April 6, 2020

In this alert, we will summarize the two COVID-19 Essential Services Orders issued by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (COVID-19 Executive... Read More »