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PPP Loan Forgiveness: What the Latest Guidance Means for You

On May 22, the Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department released its latest guidance in the form of two interim final rules on loan forgiveness: “Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program –Requirements – Loan Forgiveness” and “Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – SBA Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower … Continue Reading

הצטרפו לוובינר בנושאי שוק המשפט הבינלאומי, הכלכלה העולמית והקשר לעו”ד ישראלים בצל התקופה

הצטרפו לג’ואי שבות, השותף המנהל של משרד גרינברג טראוריג בתל אביב ולעמיתים נוספים במסגרת וובינר שמתייחס להשלכות המגיפה על מדינות שונות  .ולתחומי עיסוק ספציפיים לרבות דיני תאגידים ונדל”ן מסחרי .הוובינר יהיה זמין לצפייה בעמוד הפייסבוק של לשכת עורכי הדין – מחוז תל אביב היום (יום ד’), בשעה 17:00… Continue Reading

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

Late on May 15, the SBA released its PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. View the application form and instructions here. The U.S. Treasury also published some initial, limited commentary. Find the commentary here. These documents provide certain guidance on options for calculation of payroll costs, instructions on performing required calculations under the CARES Act, among other … Continue Reading

PPP Loan Will Cause Related Company to Be Ineligible for CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit

.כידוע, הממשל הפדרלי אימץ והוציא אל הפועל מספר מסלולי הטבה לעסקים שנפגעו בעקבות משבר הקורונה -המאמר המצורף מתאר את יחסי הגומלין בין ההטבות השונות ובפרט כיצד הטבת ה Paycheck Protection Program   .משפיעה על הטבה אחרת- זיכוי המס בגין משכורות ששולמו .ליצירת קשר בנושא, אנא פנו לאפרים שמיידלר ואהרון כץ, עורכי דין במחלקת התאגידים במשרדנו … Continue Reading

האזינו לג’ואי שבות מנתח את סצנת ההשקעות, המיזוגים והרכישות בצל הקורונה במסגרת פודקאסט לעיתון כלכליסט

מה יתרונם של סטארטאפים מקומיים מול מקביליהם הזרים? אילו תעשיות צומחות בלב התקופה הנוכחית ואילו הזדמנויות חבויות בסקטורים החווים את הקשיים הרבים מכל? מדוע יתכן וחברות הזנק ישראליות שנחשבות תמיד לאנדרדוג בקונטקסט העולמי, תהיינה אטרקטיביות יותר להשקעות בתקופה הקרובה? אילו מדינות מתחילות להראות סימנים של חזרה לשגרה בבחינת השקעות ולאילו נראה שייקח זמן ממושך יותר? … Continue Reading

What to Do Now With Your CARES Act PPP Loan

  :הבהרות בדבר הסיכונים הכרוכים בקבלת הלוואה תחת התכנית להגנת שכר The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP Loans) במהלך עשרת הימים האחרונים התפרסמו מספר הנחיות אשר, יחד עם התבטאויות של בכירים בממשל האמריקני, מעבירות את המסר לפיו הפיקוח על קבלת הלוואות תחת ה- Paycheck Protection Program יתהדק.  ההנחיות מנוסחות באופן המותיר לא מעט אי בהירות לגבי … Continue Reading

Now That I Have My Paycheck Protection Program Money, What Can I Do with It?

Q. Assuming I properly received PPP funds, what can I spend it on? A. The allowable uses of PPP loan funds are as follows: 75% of the PPP loan funds must be used for payroll costs for U.S. resident employees (salaries are capped at $100,000 per employee), The remaining 25% may be spent on: Costs … Continue Reading

Risk Allocation for Economic Losses from Coronavirus Disease 2019

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is causing unprecedented disruptions to the U.S. economy. Government officials and health professionals are predicting that these disruptions could continue through September. Businesses are having to face the challenges of operating remotely; many are cancelling non-essential travel – hampering long-planned meetings and conventions. Global supply chains are impeded as countries work … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Takes Part in LegalWeek 2020

Earlier this month, Joey Shabot, Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office was invited to speak at the LegalWeek 2020 event in New York. Legalweek is one week each year where thousands of legal professionals gather to network with their peers, dive deeper into their professional development, and explore a variety of topics and … Continue Reading

U.S. House Passes Bill That Would Require Disclosure of Beneficial Owners of U.S. Corporations and Limited Liability Companies

A newly approved Bill could significantly increase disclosure requirements for Israelis invested in or operating business in the U.S. The Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 would require that the identities (including addresses and passport information) of the “beneficial owners” of US LLC’s or corporations be reported. Updated information would need to provided annually. While similar … Continue Reading

NSLComm Launches 1st Nano-Satellite Fitted With Expanding Antenna Into Space

Israeli communications tech startup NSLComm launched its first nano-satellite, the NSLSat-1, into space on Friday, July 5, fitted with an innovative antenna that expands and offers high performance and affordability. Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is excited to have been part of the team involved in this groundbreaking nano-satellite launch, having assisted NSLComm with various … Continue Reading

A Global Regulatory Overview of Token Offerings

The world’s attitude toward token offerings, sales and issuances is ever-shifting. The positions of various countries range from an official recognition of no interference to a full ban on digital currencies. Many nations are pursuing changes to their regulatory policies to keep pace with broad market interest in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. This article … Continue Reading

New DOJ Guidance: What Is Your Compliance Program Worth?

On April 30, 2019, to provide greater transparency into prosecution decisions, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” an update to its February 2017 guidance on the same topic. The new guidance complements the principles previously described by DOJ’s Fraud Section that prosecutors should consider when “conducting an investigation … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Spring 2019 China Newsletter

You are invited to learn about recent legislative updates and professional insights pertaining to Chinese law and business conduct. Among  topics discussed in this current issue are the release of Second Draft of Foreign Investment Law to boost market; the establishment of a Quick Channel for expedited approval of Foreign New Drugs Regulatory Commission; the unveiling of Administrative … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Represents Wells Fargo Strategic Capital in Its investment in Israeli Company EarlySense

In a matter led by Shareholder Joey Shabot and Associate Aaron Katz, Greenberg Traurig recently represented Wells Fargo Strategic Capital – the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co and a specialized capital provider that partners with the bank’s wholesale businesses to identify and provide customized capital solutions to its clients – in its investment … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors 2019 OurCrowd Global Investors Summit

Greenberg Traurig was pleased to sponsor the Annual OurCrowd Global Investors Summit for the fourth consecutive year. The event, hosted in Jerusalem, traditionally brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, startup companies and investors from across the globe, all eager to learn about the newest and most innovative technologies. As part of our involvement, Greenberg Traurig hosted a … Continue Reading

GT Tel Aviv Office Recognized by Israel’s Legal Guides 2019

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is pleased to be ranked again by leading legal directories, alongside some of Israel’s top law firms. BDICode recently released its local M&A guide, ranking the office as “Prominent Leaders” for the fourth consecutive year.  International Guide Chambers & Partners ranked the office and Israel Practice in Band 2 under … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Winter 2019 China Newsletter

You are invited to learn about recent legislative updates and professional insights pertaining to Chinese law and business conduct. Among  topics discussed in this current issue are Administrative Measures for foreign-invested future companies issued by the China Securities Regulatory Commission; revised draft of Measures Governing Foreign Strategic Investment in Listed Companies released by MOFCOM; new Individual Income Tax Law … Continue Reading

Tel Aviv Office to Host Capital Markets Roundtable for the Life Sciences Industry

Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office is collaborating with partners BNY Mellon and H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC to host a morning roundtable focused on capital markets options for the life sciences industry. The event will take place February 27th, 9:00 at Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office located in the Azrieli Round Tower (30th Floor). Topics … Continue Reading

Adam Snukal Speaks to Jerusalem Post on Worldwide Privacy Post-GDPR

Adam Snukal, shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice in Tel Aviv, recently spoke to The Jerusalem Post on the implications and possible future effects of the EU’s General Protection Data Regulation. Read the full interview here.… Continue Reading

GT’s Client OSG Announces Significant Expansion in Virginia

As recently reported by the Virginia governor’s website (September 2017), Greenberg Traurig’s client Oran Safety Glass (OSG) announced a $4.45 million expansion through its  Emporia plant located in Virginia, adding 55 jobs to the plant. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the company leaders in making the announcement last month in Virginia. OSG was founded in … Continue Reading

Invitation to Attend September Berlin Tech M&A Update

Software and Technology companies saw significant volume and valuation strength last year. But what impact will Brexit have on Tech M&A? What are the eight stages to get an optimal outcome in a M&A process? What are real deal disasters and how can you avoid them? Get an update on the latest trends, deal metrics … Continue Reading
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