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Today, the House of Representatives passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “ARPA”). The ARPA has already been approved by the Senate and is expected to be quickly signed into law by President Biden. This client alert addresses Title IX, Subtitle H of the new legislation, which includes significant pension reforms

The COVID-19 pandemic required most workforces to operate remotely. Consequently, computers and mobile devices have become the primary vehicles for workplace communication.
As employees spend more time in front of screens, they, often without filter, voice their opinions on social and political issues, express workplace complaints and even comment on ongoing company investigations.
It has

On Monday, February 22, 2021, President Biden announced changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) aimed at providing relief to particularly small businesses and promoting equitable access to the PPP. Specifically, beginning on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:00 A.M. EST, the Small Business Administration established a two-week exclusivity period where only businesses and

Originally published on May 4, 2020. Last updated as of February 19, 2021.

The Main Street Lending Program terminated on January 8, 2021. This client alert describes the main terms, issues and open questions for each of the five separate loan facilities which were available to eligible businesses and nonprofits under the program, and an

Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information for our clients and friends.
Report by Consumer Watchdog Exposes Pandemic Price Gouging
The U.S. Public Interest Research Group, a consumer watchdog organization, recently published a

Summary of Key Changes and Expansion of the Paycheck Protection Program under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
On December 27, 2020 the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 – containing a new $900 billion COVID-19 relief stimulus package – was signed into law.  The Act includes significant modifications and extensions of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) including:

Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information to our clients and friends.
Chicago Passes Ordinance Capping Third-Party Delivery Service Fees
On November 23, 2020, the Chicago City Council unanimously approved an ordinance capping

Price gouging enforcement and litigation is front and center for company counsel and business managers nationwide. Our weekly round up highlights some of the most relevant news and information for our clients and friends.
D.C. Attorney General Files Lawsuit against Gasoline Retailer for Alleged Price Gouging
On November 12, 2020, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine