Small Business Administration

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

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