Tag Archives: COVID-19

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

As Hotels Gradually Re-Open in Israel, the Global Hospitality Industry Continues to Struggle due to COVID-19 Crisis

While the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact all areas of the world economy, the global hospitality industry is being impacted particularly hard. The suspension of international travel with the closure of multiple borders has caused an unprecedented collapse of demand. Over the past two months hotels have scaled down operations where possible, … 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

Israeli Business Immigration to the United States in the Time of COVID-19

There are unique business relationships between the State of Israel and the United States. It follows that there are some unique issues when it comes to business immigration during the COVID-19 Pandemic. We have reported on immigration issues generally following the pandemic-related shut-downs.  These include: Travel restrictions from certain countries; Changes in business immigration processing at the … Continue Reading

הקלות בתחום הנדל”ן המסחרי לאור וירוס הקורונה: לורנס שטרנטל בריאיון לכלכליסט

.לאחרונה, התראיין לורנס שטרנטל לעיתון כלכליסט לורנס, שותף במחלקת הנדל”ן הבינלאומי במשרדנו בתל-אביב, מתמחה בנדל”ן מסחרי ומייצג ערב רב .של לקוחות במסגרת השקעות נדל”ן בחו”ל   במסגרת הריאיון, דן לורנס בהשפעות הקורונה על שוק הנדל”ן הגלובלי ודרכי ההתמודדות הננקטות כעת  .בארה”ב ובאירופה לקריאת הכתבה המלאה, לחצו כאן… Continue Reading

The Israel-Japan Chamber of Commerce Introduces New Initiative for Promoting Economic Cooperation Between the Countries

The Israel-Japan Chamber of Commerce recently announced a new initiative aimed at securing funds from the Israeli government to support Israeli companies with strong business ties to Japan. The emphasis is on hi-tech companies, startups, exporters and trading companies.  In recent years, Japan-Israel relations have been blossoming in the business and cultural arenas. The Chamber … Continue Reading

New Guidance on PPP Loan Eligibility: Hedge Funds, PE Funds, and Businesses with Access to Liquidity

Many Israeli companies have operations set up in the US, thus have been adversely affected by COVID-19 on both the Israeli and American fronts. The US government recently announced adding additional funds to the PPP loans, making it possible for eligible companies, certain Israeli corporations included, to apply for funding.  The US government also provided … Continue Reading

הצטרפו אלינו: עדכונים בדבר יוזמות הסיוע לחברות ישראליות עם פעילות בארה”ב

  הצטרפו לעורכי הדין מאירה פרזיגר, אפרים שמיידלר ואהרון כץ ממשרד גרינברג טראוריג בתל-אביב, לוובינר אינפורמטיבי בנושא חדשות הקורונה מאמריקה  – עדכונים בדבר יוזמות הסיוע לחברות ישראליות עם פעילות בארה”ב  יום חמישי, 23.04.2020 14:00-15:00  רישום מראש אינו נדרש אנא לחצו כאן להצטרפות   :אג’נדה  … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Is Proud to Represent Redhill Biopharma Treating COVID-19 Patient with Opaganib in Israel Under Compassionate Use

Greenberg Traurig is extremely proud to represent Redhill Biopharma with the recent announcement of providing an initial update on the compassionate use program with its investigational drug, opaganib, in patients with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection (COVID-19) in Israel. RedHill Biopharma is a longstanding client of GT’s Barry Schindler, Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Patent Prosecution Group, … Continue Reading

Poland’s ‘Crisis Shield’ from the Real Estate Perspective

On 21 March 2020, a project of a bill amending the recently enacted Emergency Act related to the Prevention, Counteracting and Combating of the COVID-19 Pandemic, was presented by the Polish government and known as the “Crisis Shield”.  This remarkable initiative of the Polish government will provide an automatic 90% rent reduction to retail tenants … Continue Reading

Cybercriminals Adapt Old Scams to Capitalize on COVID-19

While many companies across the United States transition to remote working, scammers are taking this opportunity to target vulnerable and unsuspecting employees. Some emails and websites promising information about keeping safe from, and offering resources for, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have turned out to be scams that push malware, ransomware, and disinformation, or … Continue Reading

COVID-19 Federal Legislative and Regulatory Economic Stabilization Programs – What Your Business Needs to Know

As the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues in the United States, the U.S. Congress and the U.S. federal financial regulatory agencies – the Federal Reserve, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, National Credit Union Administration, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (collectively, the Financial … Continue Reading

Update: Latin America Renewable Energy – Calls for Public Bids

I. Argentina The fourth call for bids related to the last quarter of 2019 bidding process for joint purchases of renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Term Market (“MATER”) with the government of Argentina, was cancelled due to the lack of interest from the private sector. II. Chile The Under Ministry of Energy of Chile … Continue Reading

SEC Provides Updates in Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) is continuing to provide updates regarding its response to COVID-19 and the related effects on the securities markets. On Jan. 30, Chairman Jon Clayton first recommended that his staff monitor and provide guidance and other assistance to issuers and other market participants regarding disclosures related to the … 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

Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Force Majeure Contract Clauses

While it is too early to predict how long the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) will disrupt everyday life, it isn’t too soon to proactively consider your potential risk and understand both potential consequences and benefits of the legal landscape when planning for or dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the full GT Alert, “Coronavirus and … Continue Reading
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