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9 Knox Law Attorneys Selected for 2020 PA Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists

Bryan G. Baumann, Mark G. Claypool, Neal R. Devlin, Guy C. Fustine and Thomas A. Tupitza, shareholders at Knox Law, have all been selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list for 2020. Additionally, four shareholders have been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list: Elliott J. Ehrenreich, Julia M. Herzing, Frances A. McCormick and Jeremy T. Toman.

Elliott J. Ehrenreich Successfully Represents RAA in Corporate Governance Matters

Elliott J. Ehrenreich acted as corporate counsel to Rensselaer Alumni Association (“RAA”), the official Alumni Association of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, in the successful resolution of litigation brought against RAA by certain of its members regarding various objections to corporate governance matters.

ALERT: New SBA FAQ #46 Issued 5/13/2020 - Certification of Necessity

The SBA updated its FAQ related to the necessity certification for PPP loans this morning, May 13, 2020. The FAQ addresses the good-faith certification concerning the necessity of the PPP loan request.

ALERT: SBA Extends Deadline for Necessity Certification Safe Harbor to May 14, 2020

Late on May 5, 2020, the SBA published a new FAQ (FAQ Question #43) that extends the safe harbor deadline from Thursday May 7, 2020 to Thursday May 14, 2020.

ALERT: SBA Clarifies Loan Forgiveness When Laid-Off Employee Refuses Re-Hire Offer

Alert: New Question #40 in SBA's FAQs posted 5/3/2020 - No reduction in PPP loan forgiveness for laid-off employee's refusal of rehiring by PPP loan borrower

ALERT: IRS Notice 2020-32 Issued: EXPENSES PAID WITH LOAN FORGIVENESS FUNDS ARE NOT DEDUCTIBLE

ALERT: IRS Notice 2020-32 Issued: EXPENSES PAID WITH LOAN FORGIVENESS FUNDS ARE NOT DEDUCTIBLE

ALERT: PPP Program Funds Replenished

President Trump has signed into law a bill providing for $500 billion in relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the package includes approximately $320 billion more for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

PA's Act 9 Implications Beyond Pandemic

Pennsylvania's Act 9, which includes temporary changes to unemployment compensation, also contains a new employer mandate which will continue after the pandemic ends.

ECBA Offers 'Ask-a-Lawyer' Service for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

ECBA offers free 'Ask-a-Lawyer' service for businesses affected by COVID-19, led by Guy C. Fustine.

Paycheck Protection Program Application Released and Finalized

The Paycheck Protection Program Application for financial relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been released and finalized.