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Posted on: Jun 3, 2020

The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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Your Arguments Haven’t Stopped: Neither Has the Indiana Appellate Institute
For the first time in history, the Indiana Supreme Court is holding oral arguments using videoconferencing platforms. During this unprecedented time, it's important now more than ever to make sure you're prepared for your argument. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IndyBar's Indiana Appellate Institute moot sessions have been moved to videoconferencing platforms with a continued goal of preparing advocates for argument.
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Good Faith Determinations Under the Paycheck Protection Program
By Peter Elliott, Indiana Commercial Court
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) has made billions of dollars in loans available to qualifying businesses. As part of the application process, businesses have had to make a good-faith certification that seeking loans under the PPP is necessary. 
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Three Common Mistakes with Presentation Technology and How to Avoid Them
By Helen Geib, Hoover Hull Turner LLP
This article highlights three of the most common mistakes in using presentation technology – and strategies to avoid them.
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What Estate Planners and Financial Advisors Need to Know About the CARES Act
From WealthManagement.com:
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, makes significant changes to laws affecting estate planning and wealth management.
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Use of "Any Insured" Language in Insurance Policies' Intentional Acts Exclusionary Language
By Greg Gotwald, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
In 2018, the Indiana Supreme accepted a certified question from the Northern District of Indiana on this issue. In making the request to the Indiana Supreme Court, the District Court noted a potential conflict between the Indiana Supreme Court’s holdings in Holiday Hospitality Franchising, Inc. v. AMCO Insurance Co., 983 N.E.2d 574 (Ind. 2013) and Frankenmuth Mut. Ins. Co. v. Williams, 690 N.E.2d 675 (Ind. 1995) on this issue. However, the case settled before the Indiana Supreme Court issued a decision.
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