Ed Zimmerman, partner and Chair of The Tech Group, is quoted in Business Insider discussing the SBA’s issuance of new rules and guidance that may retroactively disqualify many venture-backed startups from receiving small business loans as part of the federal government’s coronavirus relief effort. Zimmerman notes that some companies are already paying back funds they received in response to the new rules after being encouraged to apply for the program by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. He states that the SBA and Treasury Department have “really muddied the water” with the latest guidelines. (subscription required to access article)