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Construction Completion Guaranty: Worthwhile for a Guarantor to Negotiate

May 8 2017 In a construction loan, the real property securing the loan does not achieve its underwritten value until construction is complete and the project is…

Livestreaming Without a License: How to Avoid Copyright Infringement Risks

April 24 2020 One aspect of life during the "new normal" as a result of the Great Lockdown is the increased use of livestreaming platforms, such as Zoom, WebEx…

Florida Biometric Information Privacy Act: What It Could Mean For Your Business

March 12 2019 On February 21, 2019, the Florida Legislature introduced a bill to create the "Florida Biometric Information Privacy Act." The purpose of the Act is…

Pending Legislation May Impact Conversion of Chicago’s Condominiums to Apartments

July 17 2017 There is legislation pending in the Illinois legislature that, if passed, would make acquiring entire condominium projects more difficult for…

COVID-19 Claims: Single or Multiple Occurrences?

May 26 2020 As untold numbers of COVID-19 insurance claims are submitted on a daily basis, insurers and reinsurers must prepare for busy times ahead. The…

Estate Planning Affected by Recent Events: Planning for Predictable Estate Tax Increases; Tax Repercussions of COVID-19-Driven Workplace Trends: Planning for Section 529 Accounts After COVID-19 Effects on Higher Education

June 11 2020 Estate Planning in the first half of 2020 continues to be impacted by recent events, current trends, and contingency planning. This Client Alert…

Client Alert: URGENT - New “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act” Significantly Changes PPP Loan Forgiveness Rules

June 9 2020 On June 5, 2020, H.R. 7010, entitled the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act” (the “PPPFA”), was signed into law. As discussed in this Client…

COVID-19 Contact Tracing: Can it Co-Exist with Personal Privacy?

June 2 2020 In short, "contact tracing" is epidemiological sleuthing. The CDC and other health officials say contact tracing is a critical element to mitigating…

Illinois Shelter-in-Place Update and the Restore Illinois Plan

May 28 2020 On March 20, 2020, in response to the spread of COVID-19, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10, which required Illinois…

COVID-19 Claims: Single or Multiple Occurrences?

May 26 2020 As untold numbers of COVID-19 insurance claims are submitted on a daily basis, insurers and reinsurers must prepare for busy times ahead. The…