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What to Do When Stopped During the Safer at Home Order

Erika BiermaApril 1, 2020
During this unprecedented time in history and the Governor’s Safer at Home Order, it is unclear what directive law enforcement...

How to Respond to Law Enforcement When My Company is an Essential Business

Erika Bierma, Robert ProcterMarch 31, 2020
How do I respond to law enforcement that may not know that my company is allowed to operate as an...

Tips for Negotiating Force Majeure Clauses in the Wake of COVID-19

Conor LeedomMarch 30, 2020
“Force majeure” is a French phrase meaning “superior force.” It is also the name given to a common contract clause,...

SBA Loan Programs Under the CARES Act

Emily Selner, Jonathan Schuster, Laura Peck, Mary N. ParmeterMarch 30, 2020
The CARES Act provides eligible businesses with various financing opportunities through the Small Business Administration (SBA) to support those businesses...

Provisions Related to Civil Tort Liability

Heath StrakaMarch 30, 2020
Included in the recently enacted CARES Act are provisions that limit civil liability.  Those provisions relate to certain issues involving...

CISA Confirms Landscapers as Essential Workers

Dave McCormackMarch 30, 2020
On March 28, 2020, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued new guidance amending the “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce”...

Campgrounds May Remain Open Under The Safer At Home Order

Buck Sweeney, Robert ProcterMarch 27, 2020
Axley has been able to confirm with the state of Wisconsin, that campgrounds are considered to be the same as...

Governor Evers Temporarily Bans Commercial and Residential Evictions and Foreclosures For Failure To Pay

Robert ProcterMarch 27, 2020
On Friday, March 27th Governor Ever’s issued Emergency Order #15, which bans residential and commercial evictions and foreclosures through May...

Construction Projects in Uncertain Times

Buck SweeneyMarch 27, 2020
These are new times from a building and contracting perspective.  While many construction contractors continue to work on their projects,...