New Grant for Targeted Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 — Apply Now!

By: Ingrid Johnson | 03.29.2020

  The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) is offering grants of up to $10,000 for eligible small businesses that have been economically impacted by COVID-19.  Read…

Material Adverse Effect Clauses and COVID-19

By: Brandon Cole | 03.29.2020

  Material Adverse Effect (“MAE”) clauses are frequently found in merger and acquisition (“M&A”) agreements. Most typically, MAE clauses are incorporated as a closing condition Read…

CARES Act Provides Flexibility to Home Health Agencies and Hospice Providers

By: Adam Freed | 03.29.2020

  On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  While much focus has been given Read…

Intermittent Leave and Non-Enforcement Period

By: Ann Holden Kendell | 03.28.2020

  More Answers Regarding Paid Leaves for Employees Intermittent Leave Allowed The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provided Read…

No Work, No Paid Leave — Answers to Questions Plaguing Employers

By: Ann Holden Kendell | 03.28.2020

  Employers have — finally — gotten some guidance from the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on important Read…

Shareholder Meetings Amidst COVID-19

By: Ellen Hames | 03.27.2020

  Does your Iowa corporation have an upcoming shareholder meeting, and you are worried about the limits on in-person gatherings? Here are several possible alternatives Read…

BrownWinick Law Firm wins the dismissal of Clean Water Act and RCRA claims filed against New Fashion Pork

By: James Pray | 03.27.2020

  On March 27, 2020, Northern District of Iowa Federal District Court Judge C.J. Williams granted a motion for summary judgment in favor of New Read…

Public Health Proclamation: Takeaways for Health Care Providers

By: Adam Freed | 03.27.2020

  Governor Reynolds issued a proclamation on March 26, 2020 imposing new requirements on hospitals, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities, residential care facilities, hospice programs, Read…

COVID-19 Update: Polk County District Court Matters

By: Ryan Shellady | 03.27.2020

  On March 26, 2020, Chief Judge Huppert issued a new Administrative Order  for the Polk County Courthouse Campus. Below is a brief summary of Read…

Discussing Layoffs or Other Cost-Saving Measures? Hit the Pause Button.

By: Jordan Nickerson | 03.26.2020

  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, employers everywhere are being forced to consider layoffs, furloughs, and other alternatives. However, if your business finds Read…

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