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Archive for April, 2020

Posted In: COVID-19

Notarizing By Video Chat: Massachusetts Temporarily Allows Remote Notarization

With the closure of non-essential businesses, stay-at-home orders, and social distancing in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the challenges and risks associated with meeting a notary in person has become…

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Court Confirms Governor’s Powers to Determine What Businesses Are Essential

On April 16, 2020, the Suffolk Superior Court denied a bid by the recreational cannabis industry to stay open as “essential services” during the Coronavirus State of Emergency. The decision…

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CARES Act Minimum Service Requirements: A Brief Guide for Airports

April 12, 2020- Sections 4005 and 4114(b) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, H.R. 748 (the “CARES Act”) authorize the Department of Transportation to require an air…

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7 Things You Need to Know About Massachusetts Municipality Act Gov. Baker Signed Today

The Governor signed into law today Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, which includes multiple provisions aimed at reducing burdens on municipalities and state agencies caused by the ongoing…

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What The CARES Act Means for Airports, Airlines, and Other Airport Tenants

On March 29, 2019, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, H.R. 748 (the “CARES Act”) providing an unprecedented $2 trillion in aid to individuals, businesses and…

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