California and Federal Tax Update - Filing and Payment Extensions
The Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board have issued guidance allowing an extension of time to pay income taxes ​and file returns. CALIFORNIA: ...
COVID-19 Legal Briefing - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Relief Loans (EIDLs)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that it has made Economic Injury Disaster Relief Loans (EIDLs) of up to $2 million available to...
SA&M COVID-19 Legal Briefing - Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) The FFCRA was signed into law on March 18, 2020, by President Trump to provide emergency relief and support in...
SA&M COVID-19 Legal Briefing: Force Majeure Part I -  Implications on Commercial Leases
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging, businesses are concerned about whether this event will excuse their performance of agreements they entered into prior to the pandemic,...
SA&M COVID-19 Legal Briefing - The CARES Act
Signed into law on March 27, 2020, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act — or “CARES Act”, among other things, provides significant relief...
SA&M COVID-19 Legal Briefing: The Impact of a “Force Majeure” Clause On Your Agreements And Other Possible Excuses For Non-Performance
Force Majeure provisions in an agreement may excuse performance by one or both parties to a contract as a result of events that can neither...
SA&M COVID Legal Briefing - SBA 7(a) Loan Programs: Affiliation Considerations for Startups
Background: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was recently signed into law, and includes, among other things, a new loan type under...
SA&M COVID-19 Legal Briefing - Payroll Protection Program (PPP)
Making payroll is one of the most stressful issues on every business owner’s mind, and thankfully, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) section of the CARES...