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The Fed Updates the Main Street Lending Program – as of May 1, 2020

Executive Summary On April 30, the Federal Reserve Board (Fed) announced revisions to the scope and eligibility requirements for the Main Street Lending Program (the MSLP or Program) in response to over 2,200 comment letters. The changes generally expand the parameters of the Program, but also include new rules...

A Trademark Licensee’s Rights after its Licensor’s Bankruptcy May Vary Depending on the Venue of the Bankruptcy Case

In this tumultuous retail climate , a string of recent conflicting court decisions remind retailers that the potential impact of a licensor bankruptcy on a trademark licensee’s rights may vary dramatically depending on the location of the licensor’s bankruptcy proceedings.  In some jurisdictions a licensee may be entitled to...