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COVID-19 and Commercial Real Estate Leases in Minnesota

Coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) has become a global pandemic, and Minnesota’s efforts to contain the spread of the disease are directly impacting commercial landlords and tenants. As of the date of this writing, Governor Tim Walz has issued Executive Orders closing bars, restaurants, and other

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COVID-19 Scamming and Profiteering

Disorienting. Fluid. Challenging. All apt words to describe the past weeks. As if it’s not hard enough to keep up and interpret what executive orders and emergency legislation mean for you, your family, and your business, all of us are unfortunately vulnerable to profiteering and

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State of Minnesota Offers COVID-19 Small Business Loan Programs

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the Emergency Executive Orders issued by Governor Walz relating to the pandemic and requiring Minnesotans to “Stay at Home,” the State of Minnesota is offering two loan programs to small businesses negatively affected by the situation. A summary

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Disaster Relief Loan Programs Announced

The United States Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and the State of Minnesota are making disaster relief loans available. Here is the link to the SBA website: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/ This is a direct loan from the SBA, and the application is online and the website above. These loans

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