Client Memos

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… On April 9, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.15 as part of the State’s ongoing efforts to combat the effects of COVID-19. The Order’s relevant provisions are explained below.Temporary Authorization to Hold Public Hearings Remotely or Otherwise Postponing Public...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… As part of the State’s ongoing efforts to combat the effects of COVID-19, Governor Cuomo signed Executive Orders 202.7 and 202.14. These Orders contain provisions permitting both the remote notarization and the remote witnessing of various estate planning and other legal documents. Together,...

KEEPING YOU INFORMED… Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.14 extending the rules requiring non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities (collectively, “businesses”) to continue their 100% reduced in-person workforce. The rules now remain in effect through April 29, 2020. Schools will also remain closed for student instruction through...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… On April 6, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released additional guidance on loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) authorized as part of the economic stimulus package pursuant to the CARES Act. The guidance, which can be found at sba.gov/sites/default/files/2020-04/Final%20PPP%20FAQs.pdf, is in...

  KEEPING YOU INFORMED… The U.S. Small Business Administration has released guidance on how to apply for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program as authorized by the CARES Act. You can find the guidance at https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/paycheck-protection-program-ppp A copy of the loan application is attached hereto. You...