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SEC Adopts Final Rules for Proxy Advisors

Jul 30 2020
On July 22, the SEC adopted final proxy solicitation rules that are designed to provide clients of proxy advisors with accurate and complete proxy voting advice. The final rules take a principles-based approach – rather than a prescriptive one – after a nearly decade-long initiative to enhance the accuracy, transparency and effectiveness of the proxy voting system.

Will Demand for Private Aircraft Rise Post COVID-19?

May 01 2020
The global health crisis stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic has caused far-reaching negative economic impacts across industries. The worldwide travel industry has been no exception. However, there are certain indicators, coupled with historical considerations, that point to potential long-term growth in one area: private air travel.

Main Street Lending Program: Issues, Questions and Proposed Changes

Apr 27 2020
On April 9, 2020, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board (Federal Reserve) unveiled the Main Street Lending Program (MSLP), aimed to provide emergency liquidity to small and mid-sized businesses experiencing losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is comprised of two credit facilities: the Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF), which allows lenders to originate new loans to eligible borrowers, and the Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF), which allows lenders to increase the size of existing loans to eligible borrowers.