Navigating Civil Liability Under the Paycheck Protection Program
May 20, 2021
In this program, Jessica Heim, Zach Terwilliger, and Adrianne Goins discussed criminal and civil liability risks for CARES Act fraud and key issues to watch in 2021 and beyond.
Discussion topics include:
- A review of critical aspects of CARES Act relief programs, including the Paycheck Protection Program, the Main Street lending program, assistance to airlines and other businesses;
- The certification of necessity found in many relief programs, what it means, and how the government is assessing good faith;
- Tips for remaining compliant with CARES Act relief program requirements; and
- Trends in criminal cases under the Paycheck Protection Program, the first settlement of a PPP civil fraud case, and predictions for more cases to come.
This presentation was recorded and current as of May 20, 2021. Content viewed after this date may no longer be current.
This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.