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The Payment of Appraisal Awards - Not Quite a Bar

A frequently encountered question in the insurance world is whether payment of an appraisal award forecloses or bars first party claims against an insurer by the insured, and if so, under what circumstances. The Texas Supreme Court has taken this matter […]

Download the CARES Act Blue Book

This document was prepared by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation in consultation with the staffs of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance, describes the tax provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

PPP Loan Forgiveness Standards and Requirements as of the Interim Final Rule

The CARES Act provides that all Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans are eligible for forgiveness but not automatically forgiven. Instead, borrowers must apply for forgiveness with their lender, and the amount to be forgiven may be limited. Borrowers […]

CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program FAQ

A1. The CARES Act (Act) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is part of a new Small Business Administration (SBA) lending program designed to provide small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be […]

Demetri J. Economou