Legal and regulatory landscapes continue to change as our Federal and State officials work to combat the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. CCTB attorneys also are working hard to stay on top of these daily developments, and to keep you updated with the latest information.
Following are some summaries of recent COVID-19 legislation and regulations, as well as other helpful articles. We intend to update these resources as things progress, so please make sure to subscribe for email updates to ensure you receive the latest information.
The Paycheck Protection Program: Highlights for Businesses and Lenders
Congress passed the CARES Act on March 27, 2020, providing additional ways for small businesses to get low-interest, forgivable loans to keep their lights on and workers employed while the American business community weathers the COVID-19 storm. This article provides basic information about this new program. (Updated as of 4/7/2020)
Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans
Businesses in Mississippi are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital. This article summarizes how the SBA’s Disaster Assistance Loan program works, who is eligible, and how to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan. (Updated as of 3/27/2020)
Paid Leave Provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
A summary of two provisions in the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act that require paid leave for employees. (Updated as of 3/27/2020)
Cyber Scoundrels Emerging: Defending Your Home Office
As more and more of the American workforce is required to work from home, it is more important than ever for employees to protect themselves and their employers’ data from cyber criminals.