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COVID-19 Construction Contract Considerations

Stay-at-home orders and the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have taken their toll on several industries, including construction.  The impact of the pandemic has made it impossible, or at least more expensive, for projects to proceed on schedule. Contractors experiencing losses or delays…
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CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program Provides Small Businesses an Opportunity for Relief

  The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) has important provisions for small businesses under what is called the “Paycheck Protection Program,” which addresses temporary changes to 7(a) loans  [P.L. 116-136.] Under the program, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) will…
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