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Posted on: May 20, 2020

The Payment 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. 

Posted on: May 20, 2020

As part of the plans to reopen restaurants while still maintaining proper social distancing under COVID-19 guidelines, the city of Indianapolis is planning on closing off certain streets from vehicular travel to provide venues additional space for outdoor dining. Recently, the Mayor's Office issued a press release announcing the application process for expanding outdoor seating into the closed-off streets. Restaurants seeking to take advantage of the expanded outdoor seating should apply as soon as possible. 

Posted on: Apr 14, 2020

I am hopeful that something good can and will emerge from our shared ordeal  It is with this in mind that I’m excited to announce a new social media campaign started by the Women and the Law Division Executive Committee – Find the Good. The goal of this campaign is to highlight IndyBar members who are finding good in life during this extraordinary time.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2020

According to an article written by Deloitte, business contracts, such as supply agreements, often include “Force Majeure“-clauses or provisions with respect to “acts of God." Typically, respective clauses aim at governing the consequences of cases of default in performance being related to circumstances or events, which are beyond the control of the contracting parties.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2020

With the end of social distancing, the 2020 Bench Bar Conference will give members an opportunity to stretch their legal (and actual) legs and interact with each other while attending the events, including the Friday morning kick-off presentation by nationally-renowned body language expert Janine Driver, whose entertaining and thought-provoking style will provide insight applicable to all areas of the practice of law.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2020

During this extraordinary time and beyond, the IndyBar is committed to bringing you the information, tools and resources you need to stay informed, stay connected and succeed in the legal profession.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2020

During this challenging time, the IndyBar is dedicated to making many of our services, resources and tools available to members online so that you can keep thriving in your practice, even from home!

Posted on: Mar 24, 2020

A short-list of business resources regarding COVID-19 are below are provided here.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2020

The CLE programming and events for this year’s Bench Bar Conference are designed to coincide with these developments, which we have coined “Bridging the Gap.” On behalf of myself and the other chairs for this year’s Bench Bar Conference, registration is now open, and we are looking forward to a phenomenal few days in beautiful French Lick from June 18-20.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2020

On February 19, the IndyBar Business Law Section hosted the first CLE in its Business Law Skills Series, the Business Case Law Update. This CLE provided a survey of notable appellate decisions issued in 2019 that relate to business and commercial practice. With IndyBar’s relocation to its new home at 140 N. Illinois St. still underway, the attorneys at Taft Stettinius & Hollister graciously hosted the event in their first-floor conference room.


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