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Unforeseen Challenges Will Occur, Our Legal Team is Here to Help Western New York Business Owners Respond.

HoganWillig has assembled a team of lawyers across key practice areas to monitor and provide guidance on the legal challenges that will inevitably affect many as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team (including CPA's and MBA's) can be a resource for any business-related questions. HoganWillig has been closely following new executive orders for businesses and how these restrictions impact employers around the country and here in New York State.

Here are some of the challenges we have assisted our clients with:
• CARES Act Application: Small Business Loan or Employee Retention Credit
• COVID-19 Response Plans for Businesses
• Insurance Coverage for Business Interruptions
• Force Majeure for Contracts
• Real Estate Closings
• Landlord and Tenant Issues
• Compliance with Emergency Declarations and Regulations
• Challenging for “Essential Business” Designation
• Bankruptcy Claims
• Unemployment
• Tax Implications

We are in this with you. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact any of the lawyers in our COVID-19 response team or call us at 716-636-7600.

Resource Articles: 


PPP Application Deadline Extended by Five Weeks

Independent Restaurants are the focus of new House Bill proposing $120 Billion in Grants

Paycheck Protection Program Application Period to Close After June 30th

Business Interruption Insurance Claims: COVID-19 & Government Shutdown

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

The New York Forward Loan Fund

Bankruptcy options amid COVID-19

IRS denies Tax Deduction tied to Small Biz Loans

Small Business Disaster Relief: Analysis of the CARES Act

Tax Benefits for Small Businesses: CARES Act

New York State Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Sales Tax Filings: Penalty & Interest Waivers

Small Business Reorganization Act Expanded by the CARES Act

Business Interruption Insurance; Is it Covered under COVID-19?

Contractual Obligations: FORCE MAJEURE under COVID-19

Approval of Emergency 2.2 Trillion Dollar Coronavirus Stimulus Package


New Criminal Motion Relief for "Compassionate Release"

Have you been laid off due to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Mortgage Forbearance: Not Waiver or Deferral

Is your business exempt from New York State' 100% Workforce Reduction Mandate?

High Demand for Legal Services  

Letter to Clients: Remote Meetings Available


New Fair Housing & Real Estate Advertising Regulations

Continuing interpretation of what the "Essential Business" designation means for the Real Estate industry

Real Estate "Essential Business" Interpretation

Real estate closing services still fully operational at HoganWillig


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