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May 12 @ 09:00 - 10:00
Free Webinar: Legal & Financial Solutions for US-Based Businesses during the COVID-19 Crisis
International Management Solutions in association with the French-American Chamber of Commerce Chicago is organizing a special interactive webinar to help businesses assess the impact of Coronavirus on their US operations or their plans for US expansion.
Tuesday, May 12 at 9 a.m. CDT
Topics for discussion will include:
- Employee Management
Lay-offs v Furlough, sick leave / FMLA, exempt vs non-exempt staff, self-isolation, working from home, unpaid leave, health and safety obligations, compensation and benefits and feasibility of operations.
- The CARES Act – Congress’s $2 BN Economic Stimulus Program
Families First Coronavirus Response Act – employer obligations and rights and the State Governor’s Stay at Home Orders.
- Conserving Cash
Compensation options, tax and payroll deferral payments, SBA loans and grants, paycheck protection program, emergency lending and tax credits.
- Force Majeure – the Law of Unexpected Circumstances
Contract options – good and bad, how can this work in the company’s favor, no force majeure element in current contracts – options and legal positioning to help survive contract cancellations.
The webinar will be moderated by:
Andrea is an experienced philanthropy and public policy professional with a successful track record of guiding organizations of all sizes through grantmaking, strategic development, and management decisions.
The experts invited to this webinar:
Antoine is an Expert Comptable with more than 20 years of experience assisting foreign companies establish themselves in the US market.
Tom Thorelli is a French-speaking US lawyer with thirty years of experience working with small- to medium-sized European companies in minimizing legal risk when doing business in the United States