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Upcoming Virtual Lunch and Learn Series...   

Everything You Want to Know About PPP Loans for Media (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Latest Developments in the Paycheck Protection Program Relevant to Media Companies

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
1:00 Eastern/12:00pm Central

MFM or BCCA Individual Members: $50
Non-Members: $75
MFM Corporate Members: $0

CPE: 1 (Finance/Overview/Group Internet Live)

Overview: The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on payroll. Join experts to discuss the changes in PPP that apply specifically to media companies, the current landscape with new PPP funding and forgiveness as well as the future audit expectations, change of control issues, and whistleblower considerations/risks. Attendees will also be provided insight into current SBA processing of forgiveness applications, loan necessity questionnaires, escrow options and lender/SBA permissions. Speaker John Carpenter who has been a Principal with Cherry Bekaert’s Government Contractor Services will be joined by Danielle DeSonia, Manager, Government Contractor Services at Cherry Bekaert, and Margaret Rosenfeld, Partner at K&L Gates.

Following this webinar attendees will be able to identify the loan forgiveness process and timeline; the particulars of the Loan Forgiveness Application and Loan Necessity Questionnaire (SBA Form 3509, for borrowers who may receive them); and have a better understanding of the rules for PPP loans.



Questions? Contact Mandy Aoieong at [email protected]  

*MFM Corporate members (as of January. 1, 2021):  Beasley Media GroupBonneville,  Discovery, Auducy (fka Entercom Communications), Graham Holdings/Media Group, Gray Media Group, WarnerMedia, Saga Communications, Nexstar Media Group, Meredith Corporation/Local Media Group, Sarkes Tarzian, Hearst Corporation/Television.  (All other members/companies are considered individual memberships.)   

Media Financial Management Association (MFM) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Complaint resolution policy: For further explanation or clarification regarding administrative policies such as cancellations and grievances, please call the MFM office at 847/716-7000. For further information regarding Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits, contact Mandy Aoieong, Administrative & Marketing Coordinator, at 847/716-7000 or [email protected]