New Webinar- Legal Strategies to Extend Your Runway

NEXT Startup Survival Webinar: 4 Legal Strategies to Extend Your Runway Thursday April 16th 11am-12pm ET Register Here As a result of COVID-19 and the federal, state and local governments’ unprecedented actions, founders and their crisis management teams across the country are facing “save the company” decisions and actions every day. Cash is tight and… More

Unemployment Applicants– local state governments ease application requirements

MD Dept. of Labor Suspends Work Search Requirement for Unemployment Insurance Benefit Recipients Due to the state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor of Maryland, and the labor conditions across the state of Maryland, the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor (MDDOL) has ordered, effective March 20, 2020, a temporary exemption from the work… More

New Service- COVID-19 Crisis Mitigation Fixed Fee Legal Packages from Shulman Rogers NEXT

As a result of COVID-19 and the federal, state and local governments’ unprecedented actions, founders and their crisis management teams across the country are facing “save the company” decisions and actions every day. NEXT has developed a series of Fixed Price Legal Crisis Mitigation Packages to help founders manage and mitigate the impact of this… More

CARES ACT: Impact on Unemployment Insurance

GUEST POST By Ronald Adler, President-CEO, Laurdan Associates, Inc. www.laurdan.com The CARES Act imposes important new requirements on the Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program. Background The Federal-State UI Program provides monetary benefits to individuals who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Under the Program, states are allowed to determine monetary and non-monetary qualifications… More

Did You Known… … that Maryland residents can travel to and from an Essential Business in order to conduct a real estate settlement

GUEST POST As you may know, the outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in the issuance of several Executive Orders by Governor Hogan. Today, Governor Hogan issued a stay-at-home order (Executive Order 20-03-30-01) that requires, among other things, Non-Essential Businesses to remain closed to the general public and Maryland residents to stay in their homes or… More

Sweeping Tax Relief Provisions included in the CARES Act (Business Provisions)

GUEST POST: In an effort to help businesses and individuals weather the economic storm created by the coronavirus shutdowns, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Congress passed and the President signed on March 27, included many provisions easing restrictions imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.  Key Changes relating to businesses are highlighted… More

Additional DOL Guidance- Families First Coronavirus Response Act

In support of its ongoing effort to facilitate understanding of and compliance with the recently enacted Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has recently issued an exhaustive set of Questions and Answers to provide compliance assistance to employers and employees with respect to their responsibilities and rights under the… More

How the CARES Act Impacts most Employers

Last Friday, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) became law and the latest—and by far the biggest—legislative response to the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) outbreak. The CARES Act will infuse more than $2 trillion into the U.S. economy. Importantly, the CARES Act includes numerous measures directed toward employers of all sizes, such… More