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Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed’) opened registration for lenders to participate in the Main Street loan facilities authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act enacted on March…

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Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

On Nov. 12, Judge Alsup of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted the motion filed by Maynard Cooper’s IP Litigation team on behalf of the Firm’s client, Nephos Inc., to strike the fourth set…

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

The SBA has proposed significant changes to the rules governing joint ventures as part of its overhaul of the SBA’s small business program regulations. The 3-2 Rule: Currently, a joint venture may receive a maximum of three contract awards in…

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

President Trump signed into law the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 on December 17th, 2018. The Act modified how the SBA calculates a business’ size for revenue-based size standards. The Act also increased the period of time used…

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Friday, May 15th, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers and employees have faced unprecedented financial strain, and employers have been looking for ways to provide flexibility with respect to cafeteria plan elections. This week, the IRS issued guidance designed to provide…

Friday, May 8th, 2020

In light of the White House’s “Opening Up America Again” Guidelines released on April 16, 2020, several states have begun to scale back their shelter-in-place orders. A number of businesses will again be able to open their doors—at least in…

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

May 7, 2020 Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released interim instructions to institutions that received emergency grant funds for students (“Emergency Student Grant Funds”) under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) of the CARES Act.  The Certification…

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

On April 30, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Notice 2020-32 clarifying the IRS’s position with respect to the deductibility of certain expenses paid using loan proceeds received under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).  The recent IRS Notice…

Monday, May 4th, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 4, 2020) — Kenneth Steely, the former General Counsel of the third-largest state correctional agency in the country, joins Maynard Cooper’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group as Of Counsel. Kenneth will represent state and county correctional agencies and…

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard Cooper) is pleased to announce that 41 of its attorneys and 11 areas of practice received high marks in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the industry’s well respected legal rankings…

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Maynard Cooper Shareholder John Holmes served on a panel of presenters in the Employment Law Alliance Webinar “Mental Health and Wellness in the Virtual Workplace”. The webinar provided practical guidance for employers faced with unique challenges related to employee mental…

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Matt Stiles, Shareholder in the Firm’s Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment practice groups, co-authored an article with Dr. Kim LaFevor, Dean of the College of Business at Athens State University, which appears in the May issue of HR Professionals…

Monday, April 27th, 2020

Maynard Cooper is proud to announce that Shareholder Grace Murphy has been recognized by Alabama Media Group and Birmingham Magazine as a Top Attorney of Birmingham 2020 in the area of ERISA Law. Birmingham Magazine conducts this annual peer-review survey…

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) announced that more than $6 billion in Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) aid for postsecondary institutions is now available.  These funds were authorized by the CARES Act signed into law by President…