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Mitigating Threats to Long-Term Affordability

Attorney David Davenport will participate on a virtual panel, “Mitigating Threats to Long-Term Affordability,” at the National Council of State Housing Agencies’ HFA Institute on February 4, 2021. In the current environment, Housing Credit developments face serious challenges to maintaining affordability. This panel will help you to gain a better understanding of the policy implications ...

Thursday, February 4, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT
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The New Norm: Maintaining Productivity While Working From Home

Employment Counseling attorney Laura Pfeiffer will present a webinar on “The New Norm: Maintaining Productivity While Working From Home” for Marsh & McLennan Agency on January 27, 2021. The webinar will be the third in a three-part series on the Employment Law Landscape of 2021, and will cover remote work/telecommuting policies and the nuances of having a ...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
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Career Paths for LGBTQ+ Law Students

Attorney John Sellner will be a panelist for a Federal Bar Association webinar, “Career Paths for LGBTQ+ Law Students.” This webinar features members of the Board of the LGBTQ+ Law Section, who will provide perspectives on how they obtained their current roles, their career paths since graduating, and what it means to be a LGBTQ+ ...

Friday, January 22, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT
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New Developments in the Classification of Workers

Employment Counseling attorney Mark Pihart will present a webinar on “New Developments in the Classification of Workers” for Marsh & McLennan Agency on January 20, 2021. The webinar will be the second in a three-part series on the Employment Law Landscape of 2021, and will explore recent case law and changes in the analysis of worker classification ...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
Client Alert

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Portal Now Open

By: Christianna L. Finnern, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Portal is now open for provider registration only.  Consistent with the applicable Terms and Conditions associated with the various PRF distribution phases, providers who received more than $10,000 in aggregate distributions must register in the Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal here: https://prfreporting.hrsa.gov/s/ Currently, there is no deadline for ...

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Winthrop & Weinstine’s first female president draws on council experience in pursuing projects

Firm President Tami Diehm was interviewed by the StarTribune to discuss what it means to her to serve as Winthrop & Weinstine’s first female president. She explained that promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and promoting women within the legal profession are important factors for her. Tami sees individuality and diversity as one of the ...

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Leave of Absence and Return to Work Issues in the Era of COVID-19

Employment Counseling attorney Mark Pihart will present a webinar on “Leave of Absence and Return to Work Issues in the Era of COVID-19” for Marsh & McLennan Agency on January 13, 2021. The webinar will be the first in a three-part series on the Employment Law Landscape of 2021, and will focus on the intricacies ...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CST
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After The Low Income Housing Tax Credits Are Done Investors Want More

Attorney David Davenport discussed his insights on the increasing number of Year 15 LIHTC disputes in a Forbes article, “After The Low Income Housing Tax Credits Are Done Investors Want More.” The article dived into a recent federal district court decision involving Davenport’s client, Tenants’ Development Corporation (TDC), a community development corporation in Boston’s South ...

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Oregon Housing Preservation Project: ROFR/Year 15 Disputes

Attorney David Davenport has been invited by the Network for Oregon Affordable Housing (NOAH) to address the Oregon Housing Preservation Project Steering Committee at their meeting on January 11, 2021, regarding the Right of First Refusal and Year-15 disputes. David will participate along with Ellen Lurie Hoffman of the National Housing Trust. NOAH coordinates the ...

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HCBA CLE: Made You Look!

The Ethics of Using Clickbait-style Headings and 3 Insights That Could Change Your Legal Writing Forever

Thursday, January 7, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
Client Alert

Approved Federal Stimulus Package Offers Help for Small Businesses

By: Ryan J. Schildkraut, Benjamin J. Klassen and Todd S. Skauge

Following intense negotiations in Washington, Congress approved the latest federal stimulus package as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and the President has signed the bill into law.  Included in the omnibus spending bill are modifications to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the title the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and ...

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Affordable Housing Implications of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

On December 21, 2020, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a year-end legislation package that includes a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill and a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill. The bill is expected to be signed by the President later today. This legislation provides substantial relief in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, including key ...

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