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The KO team is always tracking and making news across various practice areas and key industries. See the latest below.

New SBA Guidance to PPP Loan Applicants

Last week, additional SBA guidance was issued providing additional clarity to the certification all PPP loan applicants must make that “[c]urrent economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support the ongoing operations of the Applicant.” The new guidance language indicates in part that “Borrowers must make this certification in…

Uses and Forgiveness of PPP Loans

As companies begin to receive funds under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans, they should keep in mind certain restrictions and guidelines regarding use of the funds. The funds are permitted to be used only for certain expenses. In addition, in order for a loan recipient to be eligible for…

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About When to Use a Corporate Lawyer

Entrepreneurs are often reluctant to spend money on legal expertise during an economic downturn. However, history shows that downturns can be an ideal time to invest in your business and its long-term prospects by focusing on a couple of critical legal items while simultaneously not sweating some of the smaller…

Webinar: KO Partner Dan Fredrickson Talks About Top COVID Legal Issues

As businesses face significant challenges and uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, KO Law Firm partner Dan Fredrickson recently led a webinar on identifying and managing COVID-19 legal risks. Dan discusses key legal issues that businesses should consider regarding new stimulus measures such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…

First Round of PPP Loan Funds Allocated: What it Means for Businesses

The SBA indicated yesterday that all Congressionally appropriated funds for the Paycheck Protection Program loans (“PPP Loans”) have now been allocated. What does this mean for me? Even if you have not yet received your funding, you might still have your place in line for this first round of PPP…

KO’s Data Privacy Practice Expands with Attorney Erin Locker

Koenig, Oelsner, Taylor, Schoenfeld & Gaddis PC (KO Law Firm) has announced the expansion of its commercial and data privacy and security practices with the addition of attorney and data privacy expert Erin Locker. Erin joins KO Law Firm following several years at two international law firms. Erin’s practice focuses…

Paycheck Protection Program Loans: New SBA Guidance

Last week and over the past two days, new guidance has trickled out of the SBA regarding the Paycheck Protection Program loans (PPP Loans). Specifically, a third Interim Final Rule was issued  and the FAQ was updated. Below we’ve outlined important updates for you to know. Check our PPP resource…

How Businesses Can Navigate Top Legal Issues During COVID-19

Businesses are facing significant challenges and uncertainty in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several new laws provide relief for businesses and employees, but businesses must still consider pre-existing legal and contractual factors during the current circumstances. The following guide gives businesses a solid foundation for navigating some of the most common…