CDC: U.S. coronavirus case count is roughly 10x higher than the 2.3 million confirmed so far

CDC: U.S. coronavirus case count is roughly 10x higher than the 2.3 million confirmed so far

Subscribe to Outbreak, a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business, delivered free to your inbox. U.S. officials estimate that 20 million Americans have been infected with the coronavirus since it first arrived in the United States, meaning that the vast majority of the population remains susceptible. Thursday’s […]

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Effective strategies for finding—and retaining—talented nonwhite and female lawyers: A black partner’s perspective

Effective strategies for finding—and retaining—talented nonwhite and female lawyers: A black partner’s perspective

In a commentary for Fortune yesterday, I wrote about the challenges that have kept law firms from achieving and retaining a diverse talent pool. But the challenge is anything but insurmountable. My experience here at Butler Snow and the success stories of women and nonwhite lawyers around the country make clear that there are effective […]

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8 athletes who own stakes in MLS teams

8 athletes who own stakes in MLS teams

Step aside, tech startups. The newest enterprise where athletes are investing their money? Major League Soccer teams. Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets became the latest to join the trend with the purchase of a minority stake in the Philadelphia Union, Sports Business Daily reported Thursday. According to the outlet, the stake runs somewhere between […]

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The U.K.’s lockdown is making the country’s electricity grid greener—for good

The U.K.’s lockdown is making the country’s electricity grid greener—for good

As the U.K. went into nationwide lockdown this spring, the words “unprecedented” were trotted out to explain everything from pubs being closed to national clap-alongs for health care workers. But for the National Grid, the country’s electricity operator, “unprecedented” meant blowing through one record after another, often years ahead of schedule: max solar capacity in […]

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The new PPP loan forgiveness application is causing lots of confusion. Here’s what to know so far

The new PPP loan forgiveness application is causing lots of confusion. Here’s what to know so far

Small businesses have waited—and waited. On Friday, the Small Business Administration and the Treasury finally released the PPP forgiveness application, an 11-page document with details that answered, and stirred, questions for small businesses and the CPAs and lawyers advising them. “We at least have a worksheet, if you will, to start the process,” notes Eric […]

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