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What Governor Kemp’s Executive Order in response to the Coronavirus means for those in the Construction Industry.

by: Chadd L. Reynolds On April 2, 2020, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an Executive Order (the “Order”) restricting gatherings and business operations in Georgia due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Order goes into effect at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 and expires at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020. All prior […]

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Emergency Loans Are Available for Small Businesses – An Overview of the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program

by: Shawn E. McKenzie In recent weeks, all levels of government have been making tremendous efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). On March 27, 2020, the federal government passed what is to date the most sweeping of these efforts, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act’s purpose […]

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issues statewide Shelter-in-Place Order

On April 2, 2020, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued a statewide Shelter-in-Place Order. The order narrows, in several important aspects, the definitions of Essential Business that many metro-area businesses had been relying on from local jurisdictions. Importantly, the Governor’s Order states that all businesses, establishments, corporations, non-profit organizations, or organizations that are not Critical Infrastructure […]

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Richard Capriola & Eric Coleman Present National Webinar to AWCI on the Legal Ramifications of COVID-19

On April 1, 2020, Richard Capriola and Eric Coleman, both partners at Winter Capriola Zenner, LLC, presented a webinar entitled “Navigating Uncharted Waters: Legal Ramifications of COVDI-19” to the membership of The Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (“AWCI”), which represents a nationwide industry comprised 2,200 companies and organizations in the acoustics systems, ceiling […]

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All Fulton County Residents Ordered to Shelter In Place

The Fulton County Board of Health, exercising its broad authority under the current conditions, has issued an Order that all residents of Fulton County are commanded to stay at their place of residence. Only essential activities and essential services are permitted. All gatherings of any number of people outside of a single household or living […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

by: Steven M. Winter The U.S. Small Business Administration website has several links to loan programs for those impacted by COVID-19, including SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, SBA Express Bridge Loan, along with additional guidance and resources for the small business owner. WCZ is here to help you navigate these resources during these difficult […]

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COVID-19 Guidance on Construction Projects

by: Chadd L. Reynolds These are unusual and unprecedented times as COVID-19 continues to effect people, industries, and governments across the world. Almost all aspects of life will be impacted, including construction projects. If you or your company are involved in a construction project, many unknowns can begin to present themselves. As construction attorneys, we […]

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