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COVID-19 Concerns for Manufacturing

Between February 28 and March 9, 2020, the National Association of Manufacturers surveyed its member companies on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, asking 558 respondents about effects on supply chains and operations, financial expectations, and emergency response plans.[1]  Of the respondents, 78.3% Anticipate a Financial Impact, 53.1% Anticipate a Change in Operations, and 35.5% are Facing Supply Chain Disruptions.[2] According to PwC, the top three concerns of the manufacturing […]

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Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 2

by: the DMGS Team Last week, we examined the legislative response to George Floyd’s killing and recent protests in Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. We also looked at what action the federal government is taking and proposing on different police reforms. In the past week, there are numerous updates on police reforms and what actions are being taken at both the federal and state levels.  Are different states proposing similar laws […]

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Legislative Response to George Floyd’s Killing and Recent Protests – Part 1

by: Ryan J. Stevens The killing of George Floyd on May 25 has sparked weeks of protests across the country, with many calling for various reforms, particularly with police.  Calls for reform from the public have not fallen on deaf ears, as there have been many legislative proposals offered at the federal, state, and local levels of government.  Some of the reforms gaining media attention include “defunding” of police, banning […]

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The 7 Changes to PPP the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Makes

By Martin Milita, Esq. On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (Flexibility Act) into law.[1]  The Flexibility Act makes several changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that will impact borrowers. 1. Extends Deadline for Filling a PPP Loan Application The law extends the deadline for filing a PPP loan application from June 30, 2020, to December 31, 2020. 2. Increases Amount […]

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