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

12/21/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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 »

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act – Needed Changes to CARES Act

06/22/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang

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

06/12/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang

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

06/04/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman and Joseph Y. Wang

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

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

05/19/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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 »

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

05/07/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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

05/06/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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”)

05/05/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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”)

05/04/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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

04/06/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

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

CARES Act: A Summary of Key Provisions Affecting the Hospitality Industry

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” also known... Read More »

New Business Interruption Insurance Bill Filed in Massachusetts

03/26/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

On March 24, 2020, in response to the severe financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hotel, restaurant, and retail... Read More »