SBA Offers Low Interest Federal Disaster Loans in Designated States

By: Amy Johnson | 03.20.2020

  UPDATE: On Saturday, March 21st, Governor Kim Reynold announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa as of January 31, 2020 and continuing. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply for low-interest support loans. The declaration comes after Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds submitted Read…

Guidance on Tax Payments Following COVID-19 Outbreak

By: Cynthia Boyle Lande | 03.19.2020

  UPDATE: 4/10/2020 Yesterday, the IRS announced it is expanding the scope of what returns and taxes are now due July 15, 2020 (similar to previous announcements below). The new deadline more broadly applies to taxpayers with a filing or payment deadline on or after April 15 and before July 15, whether that is an Read…

Is Your Business Protected Against Business Interruptions?

By: Amy Johnson | 03.13.2020

  COVID-19 has reminded businesses of the need to have plans for business interruption, contingency processes and procedures, and human resources and staffing preparedness in the event of disaster. Additionally, businesses need to review their contacts and ensure they are protected in the event their ability to perform per contractual obligations is impeded. Extreme events Read…

Aircraft Dry Lease Checklist

By: Brennan Block | 10.30.2019

  There is no doubt about it: purchasing, owning, and operating an aircraft is an expensive endeavor. For this reason, we find our clients seeking out more cost effective private aircraft arrangements. Most often, an aircraft charter or lease arrangement more closely aligns with a client’s goals than outright aircraft ownership. Chartered air travel is Read…

SEC Attempts to Modernize How Businesses Raise Capital

By: Allison Lindner | 02.07.2017

In 2017, new rules regarding certain exemptions from securities registration requirements are going into effect, adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 26, 2016, as the SEC attempts to modernize how businesses raise capital. You should take note of these changes: Amendments to Rule 504 of Regulation D under the Securities Act.  Read…