On Friday, May 15, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application (the “Application”) and instructions (the “Instructions”), which, together with applicable rules, will govern loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).  Despite varying predictions, and with only limited exception, the Application and Instructions are generally consistent with

On April 6th, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”), in consultation with the Treasury Department, released Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) designed to address borrower and lender questions around the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP”) under the CARES Act.  The FAQs indicate that borrowers and lenders may rely on this document as

In connection with the relief being offered to small businesses as a result of the impact of COVID-19, the CARES Act has modified certain provisions of the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) size and affiliation regulations to expand accessibility to qualified applicants.

Typically, in order to be eligible for an SBA loan, the size of the

The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has released Interim Final Rules (“Rules”) regarding implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the CARES Act.  These Rules are intended to provide guidance to both borrowers and lenders in interpreting the provisions of the PPP.

This Alert provides a high-level overview of the Rules, and in certain instances