On June 5, 2020, the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Act”), a bipartisan measure aimed at providing additional flexibility and extended relief to small business borrowers under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). Below is a summary of the key provisions of the Act, highlighting material deviations from those terms

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has issued a supplemental Interim Final Rule (the “Rule”) providing additional guidance with respect to eligibility criteria under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). The Rule focuses primarily on qualified self-employed individuals as well as independent contractors. Here are the key components:

Who is eligible?

  • Self-Employed individuals are eligible to receive

As small businesses attempt to navigate the Paycheck Protection Program and other available federal relief, mid-sized businesses have awaited guidance on the Main Street Lending Program (the “Program”) and related corporate assistance programs targeted to mid-sized business enterprises, as initially proposed under the CARES Act (the “Act”).  While we expect additional details to be released

On March 31, 2020, the Department of Treasury released preliminary guidelines (“Guidelines”) for prospective participants in the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), a cornerstone of the newly enacted CARES Act. Per the publicly released Information Sheet, small businesses and sole proprietors are eligible to apply for a PPP loan starting on Friday, April 3, 2020,