We realize there is uncertainty surrounding how businesses will operate in the coming months. While there are many unknowns, we are closely monitoring federal and state directives that impact your business. Bose means business, even when it is not business as usual.


A list of important external resources are listed at the bottom of this page.

FAQ: COVID-19 and Businesses


CARES Act and Payroll Protection Program
President Trump Signs Families First Coronavirus Response Act: New Requirements for Private Employers With Fewer than 500 Employees and Government Employers
                    Payroll Protection Program
                    –  SBA: Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program – Eligibility of Certain Electric Cooperatives
                    –  SBA Issues Guidance on Good-Faith Certification of Need for PPP Funds
                    –  Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
                    –  SBA Issued Updated Interim Final Rule and Application for the Paycheck Protection Program
                    –  CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program Q&A
                    –  CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program Q&A for the Hospitality Industry
                    Employee Retention Tax Credits
                    –  Amount of Payroll Tax Deposits Under the CARES Act
                    –  Employee Retention Tax Credit Available in the CARES Act
                    Small and Mid-Sized Business Assistance
                    –  Main Street Loan Program
                    –  Business Loan Options Available Under CARES Act
                    –  SBA to Provide Small Businesses With Disaster Assistance Loans Due to Coronavirus
                    –  How Does the CARES Act Impact Small Businesses Considering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?


Federal Government
Daily and Weekly Federal Developments From Bose Public Affairs Group

Fraud and Embezzlement Threats
CISA, IRS, USSS, and Treasury Release Joint Alert on Scams Related to Coronavirus Economic Impact Payments

Hospitality, Food and Retail

Local Government and Schools

Real Estate
Real Estate Leasing Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Restructuring and Solvency
How Does the CARES Act Impact Small Businesses Considering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

All Articles


Business and Corporate – Contact Rob Inveiss

  • Business Continuity and Planning
  • Contracts and Force Majeure
  • Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Small Business and Non-Profits – Contact Chad Walker

Construction – Contact Sam Laurin or Troy Miller

  • Contract Provisions Relating to Delay
  • Insurance Issues

Essential Business Designation – Contact Victor Smith

Family Law – Contact Steve Groth

  • Co-Parenting During Quarantine
  • Child Support if Unable to Work

Fraud and Embezzlement Threats – Contact Tim DeLaney

Gaming – Contact Phil Sicuso

  • Corporate and Shareholder Impact
  • Multi-State Regulatory Matters
  • Procedural Matters Related to State-Ordered Closures
  • Regulatory and Licensing Impacts

Hospitality – Contact Lisa McKinney

  • Carry Out
  • Curb Side Delivery
  • Filling of Growlers, etc. by Beer Retailers
  • Relaxed Rules for Making Hand Sanitizer

Insurance – Contact Sam Laurin

  • Business Interruption Coverage
  • Cancellation Coverage
  • Commercial General Liability
  • D&O Coverage
  • Property Insurance
  • Workers’ Comp

Labor and Employment – Contact your Bose McKinney & Evans labor and employment attorney or Dave Swider

  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act
  • Emergency Paid Sick Leave
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Immigration
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Legislative Monitoring

  • Federal – Contact Ellen Fern
    In order to keep up to date with rapidly changing federal developments, the Bose Public Affairs Group federal relations team will be distributing a newsletter specifically tailored to COVID-19 response efforts. These policy-focused news updates from our team and from various resources provide a brief overview of important developments. If you would like to be added to this mailing list, please send an email to kmurphy@bosepublicaffairs.com.
  • State and Local – Contact Andy Miller

Local Government Issues – Contact Steve Unger

  • Executive Orders Interpretation
  • Government Operations
  • Local Grant and Assistance Programs
  • Open Door Policies
  • Paid Leave and Ghost Employment
  • Public Meetings
  • Public Records
  • Voting

Real Estate – Contact Tony Setzer

  • Landlord/Tenant and Lease Workouts
  • Loan Issues

Restructuring and Financial Distress – Contact Nate Danielson

Strategic Communications – Contact Roger Harvey

  • Crisis Communications
  • Internal and External Messaging
  • Reputation Management