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April 6, 2020Governor Murphy Enacts 90-Day Grace Period for Mortgage Relief for Borrowers Economically Impacted by Covid-19
Governor Murphy recently announced that mortgage lenders have agreed to provide a 90-day grace period for residential mortgage payments for borrowers in New Jersey economically impacted by COVID-19.
April 3, 2020First Come-First Served! Paycheck Protection Program Launches Today!
Applications can be made starting today for Small Business Association loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, which was created as part of the Keeping American Workers Employed and Paid Act.
April 2, 2020Federal and State Grant and Loan Programs Available to New Jersey Small Businesses
Small businesses struggling to make ends meet as a result of the COVID-19 should act now to determine what, if any, grant or loan opportunities might be available to them, both at the federal and state level.
April 1, 2020Trademark Office Extends Certain Filing Deadlines in Response to COVID-19 Crisis
On March 31, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced that its Director was extending certain filing deadlines under the authority permitted through the Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
March 31, 2020COVID-19 Crisis Leads to Temporary Changes to Trademark Registration Practice, Possibly with More to Come
As with other areas, the government has taken several steps to address trademark practice issues related to the COVID-19 crisis.
March 30, 2020EPA Issues Temporary Guidance on Enforcement of Environmental Laws
On March 26, 2020, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a guidance memorandum entitled “COVID-19 Implications for EPA’s Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Program.”
March 27, 2020Strategies for Businesses to Mitigate the Expected Financial Fallout from COVID-19
Small business may have a particularly difficult time weathering the crisis because they have less room to downsize and fewer assets available to meet immediate needs.
March 27, 2020Changes in Bankruptcy Law Included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act
This afternoon, President Trump signed into law the the “CARES Act”. The legislative package provides a $2 trillion economic stimulus for U.S. industries and citizens faced with the challenges of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
March 26, 2020COVID-19 Update: What You Need to Know About the New DOL Notice
We know employers have questions about their obligations under the Families First Act. Here are some answers.
March 26, 2020DNJ and Third Circuit Close Courthouses in Response to COVID-19; DNJ Announces Remote Hearing Guidelines
Earlier this morning, Chief Judge Wolfson of the DNJ issued Standing Order 20-05 closing the Newark Vicinage Courthouses (the Martin Luther King and Frank R. Lautenberg U.S. Courthouses) until April 6, 2020.