Apr 7, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Recent Changes Impacting State and Federal Unemployment Benefits

In an effort to help support businesses, their owners and their employees, Congress has passed sweeping legislation over the last few weeks. While much of the focus of the legislation has been on job retention, Congress is well aware of the economic realities facing businesses in these unparalleled times. For...

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Apr 13, 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Updated Information Regarding Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund of the CARES Act

Late on Friday, April 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released additional instructions for institutions planning to apply for funds authorized by Section 18004 of the CARES Act as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”). This new guidance updated and supplemented information the Department released a day...

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Apr 13, 2020

Fraud and Government Investigations in the Wake of Covid-19 Relief

Businesses across the country, large and small, are facing financial and operational challenges in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health crisis. To address those challenges, many businesses are taking advantage of local, state, and federal emergency relief programs, including programs available under the $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid...

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