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More regions are being allowed to open in New York state. Specifically relevant to many of our clients, the Capital Region hit the benchmarks and can reopen today. This means, if all goes well in two weeks, on June 3, 2020, the region moves to phase 2 which will expand openings to more industries. For…
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FREE WEBINAR ON LOAN FORGIVENESS When: Jun 8, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness: What you need to know. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GbqUFnm0QQGn889EqLr0VQ UPDATE MAY 18 From the Small Business Administration: Loan Forgiveness Forgiveness is based on the employer maintaining or quickly rehiring employees…
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UPDATE MAY 1: The SBA has released additional guidelines and updates to their FAQ. Please note the following: To preserve the limited resources available to the PPP program, and in light of the previous lapse of PPP appropriations and the high demand for PPP loans, businesses that are part of a single corporate group shall in…
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Businesses feeling the substantial financial strain imposed by COVID-19 and the associated closure obligations are now receiving a lifeline from the Federal Government through its most recent stimulus bill: The CARES Act. This Two Trillion Dollar bill has been passed by the Senate as of March 25, 2020 and passed by the House on March…
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SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK : Towne, Ryan and Partners,  Associate John A. Musacchio will once again appear on the Schenectady Today Show on February 25, 2020 at 10:00 AM with Ann Parillo. John has been invited back to speak on legal issues prevalent to the local community.  Catch the show live or watch it later on…
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ALBANY, N.Y. – On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, Associate Christine E. Taylor will present at the Pennsylvania Campground Owner’s Association Convention in State, College Pennsylvania. The event, which begins on December 9, 2019, will feature presentations by a variety of presenters who will address issues that are relevant to campground owners whose business is in…
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SARATOGA, NEW YORK: Associate Caitlin Goetz was included, as part of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center Junior Committee Offices, on a list, put forth by Saratoga Living which acknowledged the 10 people (or groups of people) under the age of 40 that Saratoga Living believes will (and already has) taken up that selfless baton of…
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ALBANY, N.Y. – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, Associate Christine E. Taylor will present at the Kampgrounds of America Convention in Savannah, Georgia. The event, which begins on November 11, 2019, will feature presentations by a variety of presenters who will address issues that are relevant to campground owners who belong to the KOA Franchise….
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ALBANY, N.Y. (October 28, 2019) – Towne, Ryan & Partners, P.C., Upstate New York’s largest certified Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) law firm, is pleased to welcome Colin R. Boyle  to the firm as a Partner in the firm’s Albany office. A significant aspect of Mr. Boyle’s practice is labor and employment law, including traditional labor…
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TURNING STONE CASINO, N.Y. – Associate Christine Taylor presented a seminar at the 2019 Campground Owners of New York Exposition, entitled : “How to make a Long Story Legal.” During the presentation Ms. Taylor covered a variety of topics pertinent to campground owners from waivers and premises liability to seasonal licenses and estate planning. Ms.Taylor,…
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