Corporate & Business Committee's CLE Webinar

  • 10/27/2020
  • 12:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Corporate & Business Law Committee's CLE Webinar on

Rules and Guidelines for Business Financing Opportunities in a COVID 19 World

under the Payroll Protection Program and SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

October 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm


$0 for Members and Judiciary

$15 for Non-Members

The panel for the program will consist of 3 individuals intimately familiar with SBA financing programs; a former SBA attorney, a current SBA official and a SBA banker.

  • Ian M. Berkowitz, Esq. – Former Attorney Advisor with US Small Business Administration Current Corporate and Business Law Attorney
  • Kevin Rafferty EVP for Paradise Bank
  • Alan Crane is a partner at the law firm of FurrCohen, P.A. in Boca Raton who represents debtors, creditors, and trustees in complex bankruptcy proceedings

The program will cover  the following:

  1. Overview of the legislation (current, pending and anticipated changes) as such relates to the Payroll Protection Program and SBA Economic Injury Loan Program (collectively, the "Programs").
  2. Various legal and business considerations for seminar participants to consider with respect to eligibility, repayment and forgiveness under the Programs.
  3. The impact of forgiveness and how to navigate the waters when buying/selling your business when you have a PPP loan outstanding.
  4. The essential documents needed for accessing capital under government programs in a post-COVID world.
  5. Issues arising in bankruptcy, including whether CARES Act SBA loans are dischargeable, the exceptions to discharge ability, and the priority treatment of SBA loans in a chapter 11 plans.
  6. Relevant bankruptcy issues that arise in the context of CARES Act SBA loans, including priority, discharge ability, and plan treatment.

*CLE application for credits has been submitted to The Florida Bar for approval

Thank you to our Co-Sponsors for this event!


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