DBL COVID-19 Resources & Informational Videos
What Important Reopening Steps Should Employers Take? Pt. 2 - Getting Back To Business Post COVID-19 [6.15.2020]
In part 2 of our mini-series “Getting Back To Business Post COVID-19”, partner Phil Schwartz discusses additional important business reopening steps and precautions for businesses.that has just been approved and signed into law.
What Important Reopening Steps Should Employers Take? - Getting Back To Business Post COVID-19 [6.11.2020]
Partner Phil Schwartz discusses important business reopening steps in the first of our mini-series “Getting Back To Business Post COVID-19”. that has just been approved and signed into law.
Things To Know About: CARES Act / PPP [4.3.2020][UPDATED 4.4.2020]
Please view the CARES Act/PPP section above for the most up to date information. 
[Updated Information 4.4.2020]  The PPP loans can be used for mortgage interest obligations, rent, and utility costs. However, only 25 percent of the forgivable amount of the loan can be spent on non-payroll costs. By maintaining this formula, the intent is to keep workers paid and employed.
[4.3.2020] Cherylyn Harley LeBon, partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, answers questions from Tom Dunlap, partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig and host of Blackletter Podcast, about what business owners need to know about CARES Act.
What Businesses Need to Know: The Coronavirus Relief Law by the Numbers [3.28.2020]
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig addresses The Stimulus Package that has just been approved and signed into law.
COVID-19 Stimulus Package Highlights [3.25.2020]
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig addresses what you need to know about the COVID-19 stimulus package and answers what you need to know about the bill as it stands now including an interesting prohibitive provision. 
Obtaining a SBA Disaster Loan [3.25.2020]
Cherylyn LeBon, partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, explains how to obtain a disaster loan from the Small Business Association (SBA).
UPDATED INFORMATION/RESOURCES:
Webinar: What Businesses Can Do During the COVID-19 Crisis? [3.23.2020]
This is a recording from the webinar hosted by Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig on March 23, 2020. 
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law [3.22.2020] [Updated 3.25.2020]
[UPDATE | 3.25.2020] - The Department of Labor is now stating the FFCRA will become effective April 1, 2020 and not April 2, 2020 as had sources originally calculated.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has become law and is providing key benefits to employees: Emergency Family and Medical Leave, and Emergency Sick Leave. The Act also provides a refundable tax credit benefit to eligible employers.
How to Protect & Manage Your Business During the Coronavirus Pandemic [3.14.2020]
Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig has released this video outlining steps you and your business should consider during this Coronavirus Pandemic.
Blackletter Podcast: COVID-19 Special Edition Episodes
E40: Season 4 Episode 5 – Employer’s Guide to Re-Open Business After COVID-19 Closure | 6.18.2020
E39: Season 4 Episode 4: Unpacking the New SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidelines | 5.27.2020
E38: Season 4 Episode 3: Corporate Financial Solutions During COVID-19 | 5.20.2020
E36: Season 4 Episode 1: Ceres Nanosciences & Adapting to COVID-19 | 4.17.2020
E34: Season 3 Episode 14: America by the Numbers – A Summary of the COVID-19 Relief Legislation | 3.28.2020
E33: Season 3 Episode 13: Highlights of the COVID-19 Stimulus Package | 3.25.2020
E32: Season 3 Episode 12: Business Closures and Telework Orders from State Governments | 3.25.2020
E31: Season 3 Episode 11: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law | 3.22.2020
E30: Season 3 Episode 10: Managing Business & Employee Obligations During COVID19 | 3.14.2020
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