As businesses across the country continue to determine whether to apply for an SBA loan under the “Paycheck Protection Program” (the “PPP”) provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “Act”), the US Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) has released additional guidance to interpret the previously issued interim regulations.  While full guidance

With uncertainty looming in all corners of the world due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are questioning how they can support the fixed costs of their business, especially in the face of total or partial shutdowns mandated by State governments.  Those same shutdowns make other costs, like employee wages, liabilities that often cannot

Under a recent Eastern District Court ruling, Pennsylvania debt collectors must be licensed by the Department of Banking and Securities in order to collect on deficiency judgments from retail installment sales contracts or face violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

In the decision from Judge Kearney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Wyche

When we think of financing motor vehicles in the auto industry, our minds often draw to compliance with consumer protection laws and avoiding the attention of enforcement agencies on both the state and federal level—states’ attorneys general, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Justice all may investigate and