On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (the Flexibility Act) into law, after lawmakers passed it almost unanimously. The original Payment Protection Program (PPP)—a key component of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act signed in March—and the accompanying guidance issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and…

Attorney – Coleman Taylor The Senate voted 96-0 last night on its Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This sets the table for the House to vote on the Act, hopefully sooner rather than later. Assuming this, or a substantially similar version of the bill, gets signed into law within the…

Attorney – Coleman Taylor As Democrats and Republicans seem to have reached an agreement for a “Phase 3” COVID-19 bill, the implementation of a large-scale expansion of the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Section 7(a) Loan Program appears to have widespread bipartisan support and should pass in some form within the next few days. The existing…