Are You Exposing Your Business to the Risk of Coronavirus-Related Litigation?

By: Ingrid Johnson | 03.31.2020

  We’re in the midst of dealing with COVID-19 and if you’re like many Iowa businesses, you’re just trying to keep up with the daily Read…

COVID-19 and Essential Service Personnel Guidance

By: Catherine Cownie | 03.31.2020

  The Iowa Department of Public Health (“IDPH”) provided guidance last week related to COVID-19 isolation requirements for essential service personnel.  Essential services personnel include: Read…

Your Company Just Enabled a Remote Workplace. . . but is it Secure?

By: James Pray | 03.31.2020

  The rapid spread of COVID-19 in the US has forced many companies to establish remote access to their systems in order to continue to Read…

CARES Act Provides Legal Protections for Volunteer Health Care Professionals Responding to COVID-19

By: Amy Howells | 03.30.2020

  To encourage and support nationwide volunteer efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus, Section 3215 of the CARES Act limits liability for volunteer health Read…

What do I do if I am ready to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan from the SBA?

By: Amy Johnson | 03.30.2020

  1 - Call your lender: Chances are they are already a Small Business Administration (SBA) lender or will be designated as one soon. If Read…

Iowa Workforce Development Changes Policy on Unemployment Benefits and PTO

By: Elizabeth Coonan | 03.30.2020

  Iowa Workforce Development announced today that effective immediately, employees who are or will be laid off, or are unable to work for COVID-19-related reasons, Read…

Protecting Trade Secrets During a Pandemic

By: Jordan Meggison-Decker | 03.30.2020

  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have been forced to require employees to work remotely.  Requiring large numbers of people to work Read…

The CARES Act – How Could It Impact Your Tax Situation?

By: Christopher Nuss | 03.30.2020

  Late Friday, March 27, President Trump signed the third stimulus package (the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (or CARES) Act) with an estimated Read…

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…

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