In March, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb ordered a temporary prohibition on both eviction and foreclosure proceedings that involve residential real estate in Indiana. This followed and expanded upon the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s order to temporarily p...Read More
BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Title VII Prohibits Discrimination Against Homosexual and Transgender Employees
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 6 to 3 decision, that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination against employees for being homosexual or transgender. The opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch and joined by Chief Justice John Robe...Read More
On March 21, 2020, Governor Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1313, which raises the cap on small claims disputes. Currently in most Indiana counties, litigants can only file a lawsuit in small claims court if the amount in dispute is less than $6,000. Effective July 1, 202...Read More
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (HR 7010) (the “New Act) was signed and made law by the President after an almost unanimous approval by the House and passage through Senate this week. The New Act provides useful updates for small business borrowers un...Read More
New Indiana Economic Support for Small Businesses: Applications for Small Business Restart Grants Open June 3, 2020
Indiana Governor Holcomb approved more than $40 million in federal funding through the CARES Act to provide economic support for Hoosi...Read More
There are many occupations and industries in which the COVID-19 6-foot social distancing recommendation of the CDC is impractical or impossible to meet. This is true for beauticians, barbers, massage therapists, servers, personal trainers, and bus and taxi drivers, just to n...Read More
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") and Small Business Administration ("SBA") clarified the Paycheck Protection Program’s good faith certification requirements and loan audit guidelines in a Frequently Asked Questions document issued Wednesday, May 13, 2020.
Much of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act limelight has focused on forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans; however, many businesses have had to weigh the necessity of such loans and should now consider alternative options provided...Read More
On May 1, 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed Indiana Executive Order 20-26, which unveiled his “Back on Track” five-stage plan to incrementally reopen the state’s economy.
The order requires all Indiana b...Read More