Paycheck Protection Program Guidance Now Released

By Caleb Williams, Business & Taxation Attorney, and Erich Paetsch, Creditor’s Rights & Bankruptcy and Litigation Attorney The US Treasury in coordination with the US Small Business Administration just released its initial guidance for borrowers and lenders on the Paycheck Protection Program loans authorized by the CARES Act. The guidance includes important information for small

Oregon DCBS Issues Guidance to In-State Lenders in Response to COVID-19

By Joshua D. Feil, Attorney in the Litigation Practice Group On March 20, 2020, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (“DCBS”) published Bulletin No. DFR 2020-07 (the “Bulletin”) to provide guidance to Oregon-regulated lenders and loan servicers in extending help to borrowers struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing the difficulty that many Oregon businesses and