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Caring for the CARES Act: The New Oversight and Investigations Landscape for COVID-19 Relief Programs

Economic aid legislation will likely result in increased scrutiny of certain industries, similar to investigations that followed relief efforts in the 2008 financial crisis. By the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) became law. It provides more than US$2 trillion in … Continue Reading

Federal Reserve to Establish a Facility to Facilitate Lending to Small Businesses Pursuant to the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program

The facility is expected to increase funding and liquidity for the program and should allow lenders to move PPP loans off their balance sheets. By Alan W. Avery and Pia Naib On April 6, 2020, the Federal Reserve announced its intention to facilitate lending to small businesses that receive a loan pursuant to the Small … Continue Reading