Key Survival Strategies for Small Firms and Related Businesses:
Government Loans, Remote Working and Employment Policies
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Please Note: This program will be in a live webinar format — it will consist of audio-only instruction by the faculty, along with a visual aid presentation.
For New York Attorneys: This live webinar format is acceptable for all attorneys (both newly admitted and experienced) for all credit types. This includes, for newly admitted attorneys, Skills credit (through June 30, 2020, per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).
Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers
New York: 1.0 Law Practice Management
New Jersey: 1.0 General
California: 1.0 General
Pennsylvania: 1.0 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys
This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys
The business environment is rapidly evolving and constantly adapting to new COVID-19 related legislation. Staying on top of the latest laws, regulations, and guidance concerning the current market is vital to the survival of any business. Join Program Chair Toby Butterfield, Moses & Singer LLP, along with a panel of specialists as they provide an overview and insight into some of the most pressing issues small businesses face in light of the current pandemic.
An expert panel will cover:
- The status of government loan programs with a focus towards the popular Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) and its various eligibility criteria, payroll calculations, and forgiveness considerations
- Best practices for maximizing forgiveness and avoiding repayment of funds disbursed under the PPP; including special concerns for self-employed individuals, sole proprietorships, and independent contractors
- The frequently updated sources of continuing guidance from the Small Business Administration, U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service, and Department of Labor
- The latest on the rapidly evolving standards for employee conduct, with an overview of employment law in the post-COVID-19 world including: remote work policies, disability related inquiries and medical exams, hiring, and reasonable accommodations
- New best practices for remote working, including an overview of important privacy settings within various video and teleconferencing platforms
- Ethical obligations, concerns, and pitfalls often present in attempting to maintain client confidences in the new and ubiquitous remote working environment
Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty
Toby Butterfield, Moses & Singer LLP
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Small Law Firms, Gary M. Kaufman, Chair