Mar. 27, 2020

COVID-19: Emergency Financing Options for Businesses

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak has left many businesses struggling financially due to closures, reduced workload and supply chain issues. To assist businesses during these extraordinary times, local and federal resources are being allocated to provide various emergency funding options. This chart helps simplify the government financing options currently available, or anticipated to be available in […]

Mar. 24, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for Nonprofit Organizations and Emergency Bylaws

With many governmental authorities expanding restrictions on group gatherings and issuing “stay at home” orders, FLB has provided answers (below) to some of the important questions that many individuals involved with Pennsylvania nonprofit corporations may have.  We will continue to update our online postings and offer general advice on recurrent issues as they arise: What […]

Mar. 24, 2020

COVID-19: SBA Offers Low-Interest Federal Disaster Loans

(Updated March 24, 2020) FLB’s Corporate, Business and Banking group attorneys are here to support small businesses and nonprofits as they face challenges presented by the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is partnering with designated states and territories to offer low-interest, long-term federal disaster loans for working capital to small […]

Mar. 23, 2020

COVID-19: Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Tax Updates (March 20)

On March 20, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (DOR) released a series of tax alerts in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our team of attorneys briefly describes several of the material updates below. However, due to the rapidly changing nature of this pandemic, additional guidance will evolve and be communicated in the coming […]

Mar. 19, 2020

Can You Invoke Force Majeure in the Wake of COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, our daily lives, and business operations, continue to be interrupted in ways that we have not seen in recent memory. Major sport leagues have been suspended, local events postponed, deliveries cancelled, and other contractors have failed to perform their contracts due to the viral outbreak. However, when an event is […]

Feb. 3, 2020

FLB to Host M&A Seminar: Navigating the Deal-Buying, Selling & Valuing a Business

Business sales & acquisitions are trending significantly in today’s economy. From family business owners looking to retire and sell, to larger companies looking to make strategic acquisitions and investments, the last decade has seen a significant amount of M&A activity.  To help you understand how to navigate a potential M&A deal, join FLB’s team of […]

Jan. 31, 2020

Pennsylvania Becomes an Early Adopter of Economic Nexus Standards

In 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (“Wayfair”). In Wayfair, the Court overturned decades of existing precedent by ruling that states could impose sales tax collection (and other requirements) on out-of-state retailers who only conducted online sales in states without maintaining a physical presence. The […]

Jan. 13, 2020

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba Completes Relocation to Downtown Allentown

Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba (FLB), the Lehigh Valley’s leading law firm, announced today it has completed its relocation to downtown Allentown. The firm moved to a 20,000-square-foot space on the 8th Floor of Two City Center, consolidating its legal and administrative offices under one roof. “We are excited to officially be a part of downtown […]

Dec. 30, 2019

New International Commercial Terms Take Effect January 1, 2020

Most Exporters and Importers are familiar with INCOTERMS, the International Commercial Terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce every ten years. New INCOTERMS go into force on January 1, 2020, so this is a good time to take a fresh look at your contract documents and shipping/delivery arrangements. The Lehigh University Export Network (“LEXNET”) […]

Dec. 9, 2019

Joseph A. Bubba Explains Why FLB is Positioned For Growth While Discussing Move to Allentown

Co-Managing Shareholder, Joseph A. Bubba is profiled in a special feature of Lehigh Valley Business, discussing why the law firm is in a position to grow in the new decade. The section featured 20 business leaders and asked them to provide insights into the new year (and decade) by answering a single question. Mr. Bubba […]

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