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COVID-19: OSHA to Increase In-Person Inspections and Require Employer Disclosure of Coronavirus Cases

May 22, 2020

By Curry Sexton, John Vering, and Brenda Hamilton

In new enforcement memos issued Tuesday, May 19, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) informed state and regional officials
that it planned to return to its pre-coronavirus playbook where community
spread of COVID-19 […]

COVID-19: CDC Releases Comprehensive Guidelines Supporting the Coronavirus Response and Plan for Reopening the Economy

May 22, 2020

By Curry Sexton, John Vering, and Brenda Hamilton

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released detailed guidance (60 pages) this week outlining the criteria for reopening the economy and providing updated guidance on infection control and contact […]

UPDATE: Healthcare Provider Relief Funds May Require Repayment

May 20, 2020

By Mark Opara and Emily Crane, 

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law, allocating $100 billion in funding for the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (the “Fund”). […]

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Released and Related Guidance

May 20, 2020

By: John Fuchs, Bailie Schnackenberg, and Char Heins

On Friday May 15, 2020 the Small Business Administration (SBA) released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application (the Application). The Application and instructions are available directly from the SBA […]

Seigfreid Bingham Mourns the Passing of Shareholder David E. Shay

David E. Shay, 1962-2020

May 18, 2020

Seigfreid Bingham is saddened to announce the death of longtime shareholder David E. Shay. He passed away suddenly on May 11, 2020 of natural causes. Dave was a graduate of Cameron R1 High […]

Paycheck Protection Program Enforcement Guidance

By John Fuchs, Bailie Schnackenberg, & Char Heins

May 13, 2020

In light of the
impending safe harbor deadline to return funds received from the Paycheck
Protection Program (“PPP”), the Treasury Department released additional
guidance today to assist businesses in evaluating whether to take advantage […]

COVID-19: Eastern Jackson County Announces Phase 1 of Recovery Plan

May 9, 2020By Curry Sexton

Jackson County, Missouri released guidelines for the first phase of its four-phase economy recovery plan (the “Plan”) on Wednesday. Phase one is set to begin on Monday, May 11, simultaneous with the launch of similar plans […]

COVID-19: Economic Development Council of Kansas City Now Accepting Loan Applications for KC Small Businesses

May 4, 2020By Curry Sexton

The Economic
Development Council of Kansas City (EDCKC), in partnership with the City of
Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO), recently announced that it is now accepting loan
applications to help ease some of the financial burden imposed upon small
businesses by […]