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Freeborn’s Business Continuity Update

At Freeborn, we embrace the five Core Values of Caring, Commitment, Effectiveness, Integrity and Teamwork, both in relation to how we treat every employee, but also in our promise to our clients

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Sarah A. Gottlieb Joins Freeborn’s Tampa Office as Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and Insurance/Reinsurance Industry Team

Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah A. Gottlieb has joined the Firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group and a member of the Insurance Brokerage team.

Client Alert: CARES Act Tax Changes Aim to Provide Businesses Relief

On March 27, 2020, Congress approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). The CARES Act includes several changes in tax law intended to provide economic relief to businesses affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Client Alert: U.S. Treasury and SBA Offer Additional Guidance on “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP)

This Client Alert, written by Anthony Zeoli, Steven Hartmann, Karen Hayes, and Meghan Tepas, details what this means for businesses.

Client Alert: Patent, Trademark and Copyright Filing Deadlines Extended Under CARES Act

In addition to providing needed economic relief, the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act gave authority to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and the United States Copyright Office (“USCO”) to temporarily “toll, waive, adjust, or modify, any timing deadline” established by statute or regulations.

Update: How “Stay at Home” Orders are Impacting the Waste Industry Across the Country

This Client Alert, written by Hannah Vanderlaan, explores how the Department of Homeland Security and most states that have issued “stay at home” orders recognize the waste industry as an essential service, allowing the industry to continue operating during these unprecedented times.

Client Alert: COVID-19 Insurance Update: Possible Government Solutions to the Debates over Insurance Coverage for Business Interruption Losses

This Client Alert, authored by Patrick Frye, details three possible government solutions to how insurance coverage will handle business interruption losses due to COVID-19.

Client Alert: CARES Act Creates New $349 Billion SBA Loan Program to Offer Loans to Eligible Small Businesses

This Client Alert, authored by Anthony Zeoli, Steven Hartmann, Karen Hayes and Meghan Tepas, the attorneys who make up the Firm's CARES Act Task Force, details what this will mean for businesses.

Client Alert: New CARES Act Provides Subsidy for SBA Loan Borrowers

This Client Alert, written by Anthony Zeoli, details what Section 1112 means for individuals and businesses.

Client Alert: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Set to Scale Back Enforcement Actions During COVID-19

On March 26th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or “Agency”) issued a sweeping guidance memorandum, announcing its intent not to bring enforcement actions for a range of violations of environmental laws caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This Client Alert, written by Ryan Rudich, details what the memorandum means.

Client Alert: City of Chicago Has Established New Emergency Programs to Offer Grants/Loans to Eligible Local Businesses Affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

These programs are being administered primarily in cooperation with the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DECO) and while they are still in the process of being finalized, this Client Alert, written by Anthony Zeoli, provides a summary of what is known so far.

Client Alert: How “Stay at Home” Orders are Impacting the Waste Industry Across the Country

This Client Alert, written by Hannah Vanderlaan, explores how the Department of Homeland Security and most states that have issued “stay at home” orders recognize the waste industry as an essential service, allowing the industry to continue operating during these unprecedented times.

Client Alert: OSHA Recommendations for Municipal Solid Waste, Medical Waste, and Wastewater with Possible COVID-19 Contamination

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has recently released guidance for solid waste and wastewater management workers and employers handling waste with potential or known COVID-19 contamination. This Client Alert, written by Hannah Vanderlaan, details what that guidance means for employers.

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