Weekly Digest: COVID-19 Resources from Bradley 

February, 2021 - Bradley

Coronavirus Insights & Updates

The information listed below is categorized by topic for your convenience and includes content from the previous week. Bradley is actively monitoring and engaging with relevant federal, state or local entities on issues related to the coronavirus. Please contact one of the authors if you have any questions. Click on a link below to view the full article, alert, blog, webinar recording or interview.

Banking and Financial Services

CFPB Releases Observations of COVID-19 Impacts to Small Business Lending through PPP Loans and Potential Fair Lending Risks

As we recently noted, the CFPB released the 23rd issue of its Supervisory Highlights report, focusing on COVID-19 prioritized assessments. In the report, the CFPB identified small business lending as an area that poses a risk of consumer harm. In particular, the CFPB focuses its discussion of small business lending on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Read more


COVID-19 in the Workspace: Is Enough Enough?

You’ve attended the webinars on navigating COVID-19. You’ve read the trade publication tips. You have implemented measures to protect your workers. So, you’re ahead of the game, right? Well, you’re certainly ahead of the Florida sheriff who reportedly instructed his employees not to wear masks in the office. Read more

Intellectual Property

As Pandemic Drags On, Trademark Registrants May Face Maintenance Filing Hurdles

Despite the black humor that March 2020 has never actually ended, time does keep marching on and presenting new challenges. As we near the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, trademark maintenance deadlines in 2021 create new obstacles for registrants. Read more


Upcoming Webinars

The COVID-19 Vaccine – What is Best for Your Business?

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM CST
Our team will tackle COVID-19 vaccine questions from a legal, risk management and insurance perspective. The discussion will surround the questions plaguing business owners.


You Should CARE: Will the Government Dismiss Unreasonable CARES Act Whistleblower Lawsuits

Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 12:00 PM CST
In April, the United States approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) authorizing over $2 trillion in government money to support the economy during the coronavirus global pandemic. CARES Act funds have been used to support small businesses through the PPP, larger businesses through the Main Street Lending Program, and healthcare providers through HHS grants of up to $175 billion. 



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