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Karen Garnett is a partner in the Corporate Department, and a member of the Capital Markets Group.

Karen’s practice focuses on regulatory matters under the…

Karen Garnett is a partner in the Corporate Department, and a member of the Capital Markets Group.

Karen’s practice focuses on regulatory matters under the federal securities laws, equity finance transactions and public company advisory services. Karen has extensive experience in applying and interpreting federal securities laws and regulations, including requirements governing public company registration, reporting and disclosure.

Karen joined Proskauer following almost 24 years on the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Most recently, she was an Associate Director in the Division of Corporation Finance, where she led the disclosure review program. Karen routinely provided guidance on a broad range of complex transactions and disclosure matters. She oversaw the work of several industry-focused review teams and has significant expertise in disclosure relating to REITs and commodity pools. As a senior officer, Karen helped develop many of the Division’s policies and procedures, and she worked closely with staff across the SEC on matters involving broker-dealers, investment companies, and novel financial products.

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Originally published on April 14, 2020. Last updated as of January 10, 2021. This client alert has been updated to reflect the recent changes and updates to the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”), scheduled to re-open on January 11, 2021. On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “CAA”), which provides $900 billion in new COVID-19 relief funding, was signed into law. Title III of the CAA, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act, renews and extends the PPP until March 31, 2021, providing up to $284.45 billion of emergency lending for eligible small…

About

Karen Garnett is a partner in the Corporate Department, and a member of the Capital Markets Group.

Karen’s practice focuses on regulatory matters under the…

Karen Garnett is a partner in the Corporate Department, and a member of the Capital Markets Group.

Karen’s practice focuses on regulatory matters under the federal securities laws, equity finance transactions and public company advisory services. Karen has extensive experience in applying and interpreting federal securities laws and regulations, including requirements governing public company registration, reporting and disclosure.

Karen joined Proskauer following almost 24 years on the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Most recently, she was an Associate Director in the Division of Corporation Finance, where she led the disclosure review program. Karen routinely provided guidance on a broad range of complex transactions and disclosure matters. She oversaw the work of several industry-focused review teams and has significant expertise in disclosure relating to REITs and commodity pools. As a senior officer, Karen helped develop many of the Division’s policies and procedures, and she worked closely with staff across the SEC on matters involving broker-dealers, investment companies, and novel financial products.