Neal Doherty: A Lender’s Guide to PPP Loan Forgiveness Timeline

A key provision of the CARES ACT is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which authorizes small businesses to apply for loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. PPP loans can be forgiven, either in whole or part, under certain conditions. This article is intended as an overview of key steps in submitting and obtaining PPP loan forgiveness.

Britt Faircloth: Fairness in the Face of Crisis–Fair and Responsible Banking in the Midst of Chaos

As a compliance officer, I have always recognized that change is constant, and I accept that fact sometimes grudgingly. While regulatory change generally has ample implementation or lead time, March 2020 has brought a different kind of change; one that is significant, sudden and jarring. These days you can’t just ask who moved your cheese—assuming you could find cheese in the grocery store, that is—you must quickly and effectively adapt to an entirely new normal.