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Executive Order Provides PPP Loans Not Subject to Florida Doc Stamps Tax

April 07, 2020 — On Monday, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order Number 20-95, which provides that the Florida documentary stamp tax would not apply to any of these loans.

Permit Extensions in Response to COVID-19

April 07, 2020 — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Governor DeSantis has issued Executive Order No. 20-51 declaring a state of emergency for all 67 counties in the state of Florida.

Supreme Court Extends COVID-19 Emergency Measures Through May 29, 2020

April 07, 2020 — On April 6, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Canady issued an administrative order to extend the prior emergency measures to help maintain the administration of justice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video Calling and Coronavirus: Is Zoom Safe?

April 07, 2020 — The popularity of Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many questions regarding its security and privacy.

Lowndes Advises Airon on Ventilator Licensing Agreement with GE Healthcare and Ford

April 06, 2020 — Lowndes advised Airon Corporation, a privately held Florida-based company specializing in high-tech pneumatic life support products, on an agreement to license its ventilator design to GE Healthcare, which will be manufactured by Ford.

Amanda Wilson Comments on COVID-19 Business Tax Breaks

April 03, 2020 — Shareholder Amanda Wilson spoke to the "Orlando Sentinel" about how the tax refunds could be especially beneficial to real-estate investors.

Executive Order Creates Technology/eDiscovery Vendor Opportunity with Florida Unemployment Office

April 03, 2020 — The order directed DEO to pursue a relationship with a third-party company to assist in the collection and delivery of paper applications to DEO.

Good News: Florida Senate President Not Expecting Major Budget Cuts

April 03, 2020 — Florida Senate President signals that Florida will be able to current the COVID-19 storm without significant budget cuts.

Governor DeSantis Announces Florida Foreclosure Moratorium

April 03, 2020 — The order suspends and tolls “any statute providing for a mortgage foreclosure cause of action under Florida law for 45 days.”

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