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COVID-19 Webinar Series

Your Resource for Professional Advice, Insights, and Updates regarding the coronavirus. Register for upcoming webinars and view previously recorded sessions.

Upcoming Webinars

NSBA Update on the Overall State of Small Businesses

When: September 23rd, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time | 12:30 PM Eastern Time

Abstract:

It has been 6-months since the Coronavirus pandemic caused many businesses to close their doors. Because of this, many small businesses have been hurt deeply and the impact will be felt for months.

Join NSBA President, Todd McCracken as he shares just what that impact is on small businesses and how we can all work together to repair for the future.

 

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

Stay informed.

Speaker

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Todd McCracken
President & CEO
National Small Business Association

Todd McCracken directs all NSBA activities and has been president since 1997. Mr. McCracken started with the association in 1988, previously serving as vice president of government affairs.

PPP and Forgiveness Update - October 1st

When: October 1st, at 9:30 AM Pacific Time | 12:30 PM Eastern Time

Abstract:

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she continues to provide updates regarding their understanding of the CARES Act, the PPP, and loan forgiveness. As well as diving deeper into the resources available for businesses.

 

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.


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Abstract :

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she continues to provide updates regarding their understanding of the CARES Act, the PPP, and loan forgiveness. As well as diving deeper into the resources available for businesses.

 

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

Stay informed.

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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Abstract :
Join attorney, Melissa M. Lamere as she discusses the return to work after COVID-19.

This session covers :

  • Plan for returning employees to work
  • Communication around the return
  • Health screenings of employees
  • Addressing concerns of employees who are hesitant to return 

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

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Speaker

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Melissa M. Lamere
Partner at Maslon LLP

Melissa Muro LaMere is an employment and business litigation attorney who enjoys working with clients to protect and grow their business in a competitive marketplace. She focuses her practice on the full spectrum of employment counseling and litigation matters in addition to business disputes involving non-competition and nonsolicitation agreements, trade secrets, business contracts and torts, and unfair competition and trade practices.

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Abstract :

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she continues to provide updates regarding their understanding of the CARES Act, the PPP, and loan forgiveness. As well as diving deeper into the resources available for businesses.

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

Stay informed.

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares their understanding of the CARES Act and dives deeper into the resources available for businesses.

Abstract :

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares the latest updates around the Cares Act and Paycheck Protection Program.

*Additional information may be added as it becomes available.

Stay informed.

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

How to create a Virtual Ecosystem, a business case study for success.

Join Researcher and Speaker, Dr. Tracey Wilen, as she explores the new normal.

Abstract :

The world is in disruption ! Companies are thrust into unknown and unpredictable change. Today the new normal is working from home on a virtual team. How can company leaders adjust ? What are the benefits ? Will this model be permanent ? During this session you will learn how to create a virtual organization and WFH with success.

This webinar will cover :

  • How to create a Virtual ecosystem- Real case study with metrics
  • How to redefine the workflow, metrics, and motivators for remote teams
  • What leaders to do to ensure a productive virtual team
  • How to ensure employee engagement while WFH
  • How to manage your life while WFH
  • Tips and pointers for leaders, managers, and employees

Stay informed.


Speaker

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Dr. Tracey Wilen
Researcher, Speaker

Dr. Tracey Wilen is a researcher and speaker on the impact of technology on society, work, and careers. A former visiting scholar at Stanford University, she has held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco Systems and the Apollo Group. She has been an adjunct professor for Bay area colleges teaching classes in business, technology and women’s workforce topics.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares their understanding of the CARES Act and dives deeper into the resources available for businesses.

Abstract :
Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares the latest updates around the Cares Act and Paycheck Protection Program.
 

Speaker

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares their understanding of the PPP and dives deeper into the resources available for businesses.

Abstract :
Loan forgiveness remains an issue due to the lack of guidance related to what is and what is not forgivable. 

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares the latest guidance on the PPP forgiveness process.

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Join Keith A. Ashmus, past NSBA Chair and Retired Partner at Frantz Ward LLP as he explores the FFCRA and its implications.

Abstract :
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides two resources of paid leave for employees in response to COVID-19. The act also assists employers with less than 500 employees with the recoupment of the costs of that paid leave via payroll tax reimbursement. Join past NSBA Chair, Keith A. Ashmus, as he shares insight around key FFCRA discussion topics such as :
  • Layoffs and Furlough
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
  • Emergency Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Unemployment Compensation and Reduced Hours

 

Speaker

Keith A. Ashmus
Past NSBA Chair
Retired Partner at Frantz Ward LLP

Keith Ashmus (@keith4smallbiz) is a noted small business advocate. He recently retired from Frantz Ward LLP, a successful law firm that he co-founded, and started a new venture focusing on ethical compliance, financial fraud control, mediation, and arbitration, which he named Dispute-Away, LLC. He has served as chair of Northeast Ohio’s small business chamber of commerce, the Council of Smaller Enterprises, and also chaired the National Small Business Association during the early years of the Obama Administration. As a lawyer, he was elected President of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Foundation, the OSBA’s philanthropic arm. He currently serves as a representative from Region V on the SBA’s Regulatory Fairness Board, which strives to help small businesses avoid problems with red tape and bureaucracy on the federal level.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus.

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares their understanding of the CARES Act and dives deeper into the resources available for businesses.

Abstract :
On April 24, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (PPP & HCE Act), which included provisions for $310 billion of additional funding to restart the PPP. 

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares additional information regarding additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program.
 

Speaker

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Join attorney, Susan J. Markey from Maslon LLP as she shares their understanding of the CARES Act and dives deeper into the resources available for businesses.

Abstract :
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law an updated version of the CARES Act. The Act provides an estimated two trillion dollars’ worth of relief for individuals and businesses in an effort to mitigate the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Act makes available emergency funds in the forms of loans, credits and grants to businesses of all sizes. 

Speaker

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Susan J. Markey
ESQ
Maslon LLP

Susan Markey represents clients in general corporate and taxation matters. Her experience includes assisting clients with tax controversies, tax liabilities, and audits as well as researching tax law, drafting legal appeals and memoranda, and preparing tax returns.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Please join us as we share and explore Kantar’s scenarios for how the U.S. marketplace will unfold over the balance of 2020.

Abstract :
This is a unique perspective, as it lays out a crystal-clear view about what to expect with COVID-19. Our goal is to provide you with a complete perspective on the tumult shaping 2020.
 
Our thesis is simple : there will be a moment very soon when you and your colleagues move from gathering information and being reactive to being proactive and planning. To that end, we have created scenarios for the next 9-12 months that provide a structured view into where this could net out. These scenarios are rooted in our Futures Thinking, which has been a part of our business for decades.

Join Senior Partner Don Abraham as he explores scenarios to guide your planning as we move from trying to understand our new reality to anticipating what the future will bring.
 

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Don Abraham
Senior Partner
Kantar

Don Abraham serves as a trusted adviser for key clients with deep expertise in the areas of trend identification, foresight generation and driving innovation throughout a business and across the globe.

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For more resources, visit https://www.sage.com/en-us/coronavirus/.

Get insights from National Small Business Association president, Todd McCracken. 

Abstract :
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the U.S. at a rapid pace. As our nation and economy struggle to recover from the effects of COVID-19, there are two major pieces of legislation passed by Congress that will affect small businesses in the weeks and months to come. 
 
It is important to know what your rights and responsibilities are, as well as how the government can help you.
 

Speaker

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Todd McCracken
President & CEO
National Small Business Association

Todd McCracken directs all NSBA activities and has been president since 1997. Mr. McCracken started with the association in 1988, previously serving as vice president of government affairs.

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