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Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Members of Cozen O'Connor's Coronavirus Task Force provide analysis of the CARES Act and how it will impact small businesses, distressed industries, employers and employees, taxes, and the health care, real estates, and energy industries.

Several Midwest States Close Non-Essential Businesses – Potential Construction Impacts

March 27, 2020

Chris Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, Jesse Keene, and Alex Busch detail the various stay-at-home orders issued by Midwest states and the impact of each on the construction industry.

Considerations When Aviation Travel Is a Necessity

March 27, 2020

Steve Haas discusses options for individuals for whom aviation travel is a necessity, including private charters and jet cards.

Antitrust Agencies Offer COVID-19 Guidance and Warnings to Competitor Collaborations [Alert]

March 27, 2020

Robert K. Magovern and Matthew Howell discuss the DOJ's and FTC's joint statement pertaining to the enforcement of competition laws during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Construction Update: NJ, NY, DE, and PA Close Businesses

March 27, 2020

Nicholas Berenato, Chris Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, Jesse Keene, and Alex Busch review the executive orders from the governors of Delaware, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and the impact on the construction industry.

COVID-19: Proactive Measures Manufacturers Should Consider in Today’s Evolving Commercial Climate

March 27, 2020

Abby L. Sacunas discusses considerations manufacturers should make now to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses.

COVID-19-Related Price Gouging | COVID-19-Related Fake Medicines | COVID-19-Related Antitrust Review Speed-Up [Blog Post]

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Attorneys General Step Up Enforcement Efforts Against Price Gouging AGs across the country are taking steps to protect the public from price gouging by sellers capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic. California AG Xavier Becerra sent letters to multiple online commerce platforms,...

Fairfax County’s Response to COVID-19 [Blog Post]

March 26, 2020

Part one in a series, we will examine the effect of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the Fairfax County, Va., commercial real estate development community. The below provides insight into the status of critical Fairfax agencies as of March 25, 2020....

Cybersecurity Challenges for Companies in the Wake of the COVID-19 Crisis [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Matt Siegel gives companies seven tips they should keep in mind as their employees try to do from home what they would have otherwise done at the office.

OCR Releases Guidance on the Disclosure of PHI to First Responders and Public Health Authorities [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Danielle E. Sapega and Gregory M. Fliszar discuss the latest guidance from OCR on when it is permissible to disclose the minimum necessary information of individuals infected with COVID-19.

Trump Announces REAL ID Compliance Deadline Postponed Due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Rachel Welford explains why DHS postponed REAL ID compliance to October 1, 2021.

Notarization by Audio Video Conference in New York State [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Geoff Ferrer outlines changes made to the state of New York's notarization requirements.

Illinois Announces More than $90 Million Emergency Assistance for Small Businesses

March 26, 2020

James Argionis discusses various grants and loans available to small businesses in Illinois and Chicago.

Immigration COVID-19 FAQ

March 26, 2020

Frances Rayer and Elizabeth Olivera addressed common questions related to immigration and COVID-19.

IV-60- WARN Act Considerations With The Coronavirus Pandemic [Podcast]

March 25, 2020

Today I am joined by my Cozen O'Connor colleague, Jennifer Williams, to answer questions relating to employers' WARN Act obligations in this current Coronavirus period. Download this episode....

Environmental Compliance During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Alert]

March 25, 2020

Pete Fontaine, Marcia Mulkey, and Amorie Hummel discuss how various state and federal orders are impacting the environmental industry.

Vessel Registries Grapple with COVID-19 [Alert]

March 25, 2020

Geoffrey Ferrer and Anne Mickey discuss vessel registries relaxing original document requirements and accommodating the acknowledgment process without the need for a face-to-face meeting.

West Coast States Close Businesses Due to COVID-19

March 25, 2020

Chris Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, Jesse Keene, and Alex Busch discuss orders in California, Oregon, and Washington closing businesses due to coronavirus.

Holding Board and Shareholder Meetings Under Social Distancing [Alert]

March 25, 2020

Leni Cummins and Jennifer Miller discuss why boards should consider postponing meetings or holding meetings virtually.

D.C. Closes Non-Essential Businesses, Restricts Sick Employees of Essential Businesses [Alert]

March 25, 2020

Chris Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, Jesse Keene, and Alex Busch discuss the D.C. mayor's order closing all non-essential businesses and how it impacts the construction industry.

Jennifer Brandt Featured on KYW Newsradio Podcast Discussing Family Court Issues During Coronavirus Pandemic [Blog Post]

March 24, 2020

Jennifer Brandt, chair of the firm's Family Law Practice, was featured on the KYW Newsradio podcast segment titled, “Navigating custody and family court issues during the coronavirus pandemic.” She discusses how court systems are operating, and answers questions to concerns regarding custody...

Correlation or Causation for Coronavirus-Related Business Income Losses [Blog Post]

March 24, 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, countless businesses have reduced or closed operations—some permanently. Flights have been canceled, hotels and restaurants have closed, and employees have been told to stay home. Naturally, businesses will seek to offset their financial losses...

COVID-19 Impact on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals [Blog Post]

March 24, 2020

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals (“Court of Appeals” or “Court”) is making significant operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as reflected in the March 23, 2020, Order entered by Chief Judge Blackburne-Rigsby. The change to Court procedures follows suit with many...

D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) Closes In-Person Permit and Licenses in response to COVID-19 [Blog Post]

March 24, 2020

Today, the District of Columbia announced that DCRA will close all of its in-person permit, license and other centers until at least April 27, 2020. Permits remain available online, and DCRA is offering “video consultations” for construction projects greater than 1,000 sq. ft. Importantly,...

Effects of COVID 19 Emergency on Canadian Civil Procedures and Limitation Periods

March 24, 2020

Michael Bailey and Pam Pengelley detail all of the court closings in Canada.

What Landlords Should Consider in the Wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19) [Alert]

March 24, 2020

Marnie Kudon discusses how commercial landlords should navigate tenants' requests to terminate or modify their leases.

COVID-19: Technology to the Rescue in a Remote World? [Daily Business Review]

March 24, 2020

Samuel Lewis wrote an article about ways that you can make working remote become a more productive and a positive experience.

Maryland and Virginia Close “Non-Essential” Business [Alert]

March 24, 2020

Christopher Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, Jesse Keene, and Alex Busch discuss how the Maryland and Virginia executive orders will impact the construction industry.

Marshall Islands Relaxes Mortgage Recording Requirements in Light of COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Geoffrey Ferrer and Anne Mickey discuss the temporary modification to the mortgage recording and acknowledgments requirements set out in the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Act.

COVID-19 and the Utility, Energy, Telecommunications & Transportation Sectors: What [Alert]

March 24, 2020

David Zambito, Michael Klein, Michael Connolly, Gregory Eisenstark, Ira Megdal, and Jonathan Nase discuss the executive orders in New Jersey and Pennsylvania impacting the utility industry.

OSHA Considerations For Working Remotely [Blog Post]

March 23, 2020

Many businesses are permitting employees to work from home in response to COVID-19 and many more will do so particularly as states like New York have and/or will be restricting the number of employees at the worksite. Does this mean the employer must inspect an employee’s home to ensure that...

Jennifer Brandt Discusses How to Abide Custody Agreements During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Blog Post]

March 23, 2020

Jennifer Brandt, chair of the firm's Family Law Practice, appeared on Fox29's Good Day Philadelphia discussing how to abide custody agreements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch here: https://www.fox29.com/video/666569?fbclid=IwAR1A2TqKyTwZmtOi6QeZkLgrOaBzEXCa3Lf7FF7q6wyLh-vr2nDq9R6iojE...

Status of D.C. Agencies Handling Commercial Real Estate Development Issues as of March 23 [Blog Post]

March 23, 2020

This post is part one in a series that will examine the effect of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on the Washington, D.C. commercial real estate development community. Whether you are in the middle of construction or at the beginning of project due diligence, COVID-19 will impact all...

Recommendations for Making and Responding to Requests for Credit Accommodations [Alert]

March 23, 2020

John T. Carroll and Mark E. Felger discuss how to request credit accommodations from your creditors and considerations before doing so.

Turbulence Ahead for the Airlines Under the Montreal Convention? [Alert]

March 23, 2020

Chris Kende discusses liability issues airline carriers may be facing under the Montreal Convention following the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 FAQs For California Employers

March 23, 2020

Michele Ballard Miller, Walter Stella, Elena Hillman, and Austin Dieter designed an FAQ that California Employers have regarding COVID-19.

The Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency [Alert]

March 23, 2020

Greg Fliszar and Chris Raphaely explain the recent changes OCR and HHS made to make telehealth services more available.

Labor and Employment Attorneys Answer Three COVID-19 Questions [Lodging Magazine]

March 23, 2020

Susan Eisenberg and Jennifer Williams wrote about the challenges that the hospitality and lodging industry are facing with COVID-19.

IV-59- California Coronavirus Developments (and Independent Contractor/Arbitration Quick-Bites Too) [Podcast]

March 22, 2020

In today's episode, I am joined by Michele Miller (Chair of our firm's West Coast Labor and Employment Group) to discuss how California is addressing Coronavirus issues for employers. While I have her, I also get a few quick thoughts on the status of California's independent contractor and...

DC Office of Zoning Announces Six COVID-19 Changes to Business-As-Usual [Blog Post]

March 20, 2020

The District of Columbia’s Office of Zoning (“OZ”) – the independent agency that, among other tasks, accepts development applications to the District’s Zoning Commission (the “Commission”) and Board of Zoning Adjustment (the “BZA”) – remains open for business in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak,...

Five Tips for Business Continuity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 20, 2020

Dan Pascale, executive vice president of Margolis Healy, offers advice on ensuring your business continues operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Texas Unemployment Insurance Benefits — Key Issues and Critical Updates [Alert]

March 20, 2020

Adam Gutmann details the changes employers and employees need to know about collecting Texas unemployment benefits.

Illinois Governor Issues a “Stay at Home” Order with Limited Exceptions [Alert]

March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Strategies for the Construction Industry

March 20, 2020

Chris Sweeney, Stephen Seeger, and Jesse Keene discuss steps the construction industry can take now to better prepare them for the impact of COVID-19.

Pennsylvania Mandates Business Closures: Considerations for Commercial Property Owners [Alert]

March 20, 2020

Erin Szulewski answers commercial property owners' questions about Pennsylvania's business closure mandate.

California Governor Orders All Residents to Stay at Home [Alert]

March 20, 2020

Austin Dieter, David Hatch, and Brett Greving discuss Governor Newsome's order, who is exempt, and what services will remain available to Californians.

Pennsylvania Hotels Not Included in Statewide Mandated Closures [Alert]

March 20, 2020

Erin Szulewski provides an update on what businesses are considered essential in Pennsylvania when following Governor Wolf's mandate for all non-essential businesses to close.

Layoffs, Furloughs, and the Impact of WARN Acts on Reorganizations [Alert]

March 20, 2020

Jen Williams, Peter Ennis, Arielle Eisenberg, and Nandini Sane discuss what employers must consider under state and federal WARN Acts before laying off or furloughing employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NY State Debt Collection Suspended | Anti-Gouging Enforcement | AGs: Who’s an “Accredited Investor”? [Blog Post]

March 19, 2020

Breaking News Despite COVID-19, the State AG Report Stays on the Beat In these unprecedented times, the Cozen O’Connor State AG Group is committed to continuing to bring you important AG news stories and keeping you informed on current AG concerns, including new and ongoing efforts to combat...

IV-58- Breaking: New Federal Coronavirus Legislation [Podcast]

March 19, 2020

Last night, President Trump signed the new federal Coronavirus legislation providing significant changes to the FMLA and paid sick leave requirements (effective April 2, 2020). I am joined in this episode by Howard Schweitzer, CEO of Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, to discuss what happened this...

FAQ: Families First Coronavirus Response Act [Alert]

March 19, 2020

Aaron Holt answers employers' questions regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

COVID-19 and Your Family Law Matter

March 19, 2020

Jennifer Brandt discusses how COVID-19 is impacting families who are dealing with family law issues.

Coronavirus: Is There Coverage Under Property Insurance Policies? [Blog Post]

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has disrupted events, supply chains, sales, and entire industries. As a result, businesses are going to look to their property insurers to recuperate lost business income, as well as expenses related to cleaning, sanitizing and decontamination. The first lawsuit alleging...

HHS Issues EMTALA Waivers As a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Greg Fliszar discusses HHS's waiver of certain requirements of EMTALA in an effort to help hospitals being overrun and having capacity issues in their emergency rooms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Antitrust? An Announcement from the Department of Justice [Alert]

March 18, 2020

David Reichenberg and Jonathan Grossman discuss the DOJ's warning against violations of antitrust laws in the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of public health products such as face masks, respirators, and diagnostics.

Texas Governor Requests Small Business Administration Disaster Loans [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Aaron Holt discusses steps the governor of Texas has taken to secure to long-term, low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private nonprofits.

USCIS Announces Cancellation of all In-Person Appointments and Interviews to Combat COVID-19 [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Fran Rayer and Beth Olivera explain what the USCIS canceling all face-to-face appointments, interviews, and events, including asylum interviews and citizenship ceremonies, means for applicants and petitioners.

Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Leases [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Christian Bruno, Matt Robbins, Jon Schoenwetter, and Erin Szulewski discuss the impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on commercial real estate assets whose tenant occupants are experiencing complete or partial shutdown of their business operations.

Force Majeure from the Trenches: Cancelling Contracts in the Midst of a Global Pandemic [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Michael D. Rafalko discusses factors to consider when canceling a contract due to force majeure.

IV-57-Coronavirus Breaking Developments: Part 2 of 2 [Podcast]

March 17, 2020

In today's Part 2 of 2 this week, I rebroadcast the audio of Cozen O'Connor's 90-minute webinar in its entirety, entitled "Coronavirus and the Workplace." The discussion addresses the current status of the outbreak, as well as OSHA, ADA and other implications for employers, and frequently asked...

Working from Home in the Age of COVID-19 — Answers to 10 Questions Employers Should Be Asking [Alert]

March 17, 2020

Peter Ennis and Michael Hanlon answer the questions employers should be asking as the workforce moves to telecommute.

Illinois Shuts Down Most Gatherings, Expands Unemployment Benefits [Alert]

March 17, 2020

Jim Argionis discusses recent executive orders impacting Illinois's citizens and businesses.

Property Insurance Coverage Issues Associated with COVID-19 [Alert]

March 16, 2020

Joe Ziemianski, Melissa Brill, Alycen Moss, Stephen Pate, and Paul Ferland discuss how courts have analyzed and applied first-party property policies for these types of non-physical losses, potential coverage under a civil authority provision, and pollution/contamination exclusions.

Coronavirus Issues for Commercial Real Estate Owners [Alert]

March 16, 2020

Paul Rutter discusses what property owners need to do now in relation to their properties and the coronavirus.

IRS Announces High Deductible Health Plans Can Cover COVID-19 Expenses Without Applying a Deductible [Alert]

March 16, 2020

Robert Kaplan discusses the IRS Notice 2020-15 allowing employers to relax deductibles and other out-of-pocket limits for coronavirus-related expenses.

Public Company COVID-19 Disclosures and Mitigating Securities Litigation Risks [Alert]

March 16, 2020

Joseph Dever, Linda Regis-Hallinan, and Andrew Punzo discuss the SEC's announcement regarding public disclosures in a company's periodic report in light of COVID-19.

FAA Grants Airlines Relief From U.S. Airport Slot-Use Restrictions in Response to Coronavirus [Alert]

March 16, 2020

David Heffernan discusses the FAA's announcement that carriers that cancel or reduce service at U.S. slot controlled airports will not forfeit their slots.

Keep Calm — and Look at Your Contract(s) [Alert]

March 16, 2020

Barbara Muller discusses force majeure clauses and other codes and laws that may be applicable to defending your contracts in the wake of the coronavirus.

Model Coronavirus Response Plan

March 16, 2020

David Barron and John Ho designed a response plan for employers facing coronavirus, along with questions for employees.

IV-56-Coronavirus Breaking Developments: Part 1 of 2 [Podcast]

March 15, 2020

This special weekend episode (Part 1 of 2) summarizes brand new emergency legislation that passed the U.S. House of Representatives over the weekend that will provide immediate changes to the FMLA and paid sick leave laws for coronavirus-related circumstances. The episode also discusses new...

Mayor to Announce District of Columbia Will Operate Under a Telework Schedule [Alert]

March 13, 2020

Meridith Moldenhauer discusses systems that may be impacted by D.C. mayor's decision to operate under a telework schedule beginning March 16.

Employers Should Make Coronavirus Preparations Now [Bar Business Magazine]

March 13, 2020

Aaron Holt wrote an article discussing the action that employers should take with coronavirus within the workplace.

Medical Inquiries and Examinations Related to Coronavirus [Alert]

March 13, 2020

David Barron and Debra Friedman answer employers' frequently asked questions when it comes to the coronavirus.

HIPAA and COVID-19: Balancing Public Health Concerns and Patient Privacy in the Midst of a Pandemic [Alert]

March 13, 2020

Gregory M. Fliszar and Danielle Sapega discuss the HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus bulletin and what providers and covered entities need to know during a public health emergency.

AGs and COVID-19 | Face-Mapping | 3D Printed Guns [Blog Post]

March 12, 2020

Breaking News Attorneys General on the Front Line Against Coronavirus-Related Scams Christopher Allen, a Member of Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Practice, penned a brief summary about the efforts of AGs to protect the public from scams, abuse, and fraud perpetrated by bad actors...

AGs on the Front Line of the COVID-19 Consumer Protection Fight [Alert]

March 12, 2020

Christopher Allen discusses how Attorneys General (“AGs”) are manning the front line in keeping consumers from becoming victims of scams, abuse, or fraud using the powers they have wielded for decades across a wide range of industries to combat deceptive and misleading claims and unfair business practices.

Rough Seas for the Cruise Industry [Alert]

March 12, 2020

Chris Kende discusses the first lawsuit filed against Princess Cruise Lines in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.

Avoiding Online Scams in the Time of Coronavirus [Alert]

March 12, 2020

Trevor McGuinness discusses ways to avoid email scammers and hackers who may use the coronavirus as a way of accessing computers and personal information.

How Boards and Property Managers Should Prepare for COVID-19 in New York [Alert]

March 09, 2020

Leni Cummins and Jennifer Miller outline how property owners, managers, and boards should prepare themselves for the coronavirus.

DOT Clarifies its Enforcement Policy Regarding Coronavirus [Alert]

March 06, 2020

Rachel Welford discusses DOT's “Enforcement Notice Regarding Denying Boarding by Airlines of Individuals Suspected of Having Coronavirus.”

Settling an OSHA Citation with Enhanced Abatements? Consider Potential COVID-19 Implications [Blog Post]

March 05, 2020

It is not unusual for OSHA to request “enhanced abatements” when resolving citations. Enhanced abatement is when an employer agrees to perform certain abatement actions beyond the recognized hazard in the specifically cited standard. For example, if an employer receives a machine guarding citation...

Considerations for Addressing Coronavirus and other Epidemics in the Workplace [Blog Post]

February 26, 2020

As the evolving coronavirus virus (COVID-19) first discovered in China continues to grow in both China and other countries including the United States, businesses here need to consider a number of factors in preparing a response plan. One of the most challenging issues in dealing with any epidemic...

Addressing an Epidemic in the Workplace: Best Practices and Legal Considerations [Blog Post]

February 26, 2020

As the evolving coronavirus virus (COVID-19) first discovered in China continues to grow in both China and other countries including the United States, businesses here need to consider a number of factors in preparing a response plan. One of the most challenging issues in dealing with any epidemic...

IV-55 - Six Significant Developments to be On Your Radar [Podcast]

February 24, 2020

Today's episode looks at 6 key developments that every company should be thinking about: Coronavirus preparedness, the elimination of "at will", post-shift security check compensation, a win for salary history bans, prohibiting mandatory arbitration, and a survey on telecommuting. Download this...

A Labor Attorney Explains the Work Rules Around Getting Sick in the Office, Whether You're Facing a Small Cold or the Coronavirus [Business Insider]

January 31, 2020

David Barron wrote about company policies involving illness in the workplace and five important questions that both employees and employers should be asking.

Severe Flu Season Creates HR Challenges [Blog Post]

January 24, 2020

With the outbreak of the corona virus dominating headlines, it is a great time to dust off the company policy on dealing with flu season and infectious diseases, generally, in the workplace. Contagious diseases are particularly troublesome subjects for companies because of the varied circumstances...

Webinars

Upcoming Events

Business Interruptions and Coronavirus – Force Majeure and other Contract and Insurance Considerations

April 03, 2020 - Webinar

Barbara Muller and Michael Rafalko will be presenting this webinar on contracts and insurance policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past Events

National Small Business Town Hall

March 27, 2020 - Teleconference

In The News

Break Quarantine? Your Co-Op Board Can Sue

March 26, 2020

Leni Cummins comments on actions that condo and co-op boards can take if their residents do not follow social distancing or quarantine advisements in The Real Deal.

Can you be fired for working from home?

March 26, 2020

David Barron spoke with CNBC about the new federal legislation that was signed into law that included changes to the paid sick leave requirements included in the Family and Medical Leave Act.

$2 Trillion Stimulus Package on the Way: Here's What's in It for Business Owners

March 25, 2020

David Barron spoke with Inc. about how the COVID-19 related stimulus package will impact employee benefits.

Could a pandemic bring EB-5 back to life?

March 25, 2020

Scott Bettridge was quoted in The Real Deal discussing the changes in the EB-5 program and how that could have an impact during a pandemic.

How the government is supporting small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

March 24, 2020

Jeremy Glenn appeared on FOX32 Good Day Chicago to discuss actions the government is taking to address service industry furloughs and layoffs during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Here's who qualifies for coronavirus paid sick leave under new federal law

March 24, 2020

David Barron was quoted in The Times and Democrat discussing the federal government's emergency coronavirus relief law.

Employment Lawyer On Workers' Rights In A Global Pandemic

March 23, 2020

Mariah Passarelli was interviewed on WBUR to discuss what legal rights employees have during COVID-19 pandemic.

Lessons for Response Plans

March 21, 2020

John Ho was quoted in CU Today discussing companies creating a response plan during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitals Tackling Virus May Need More Than Brief Privacy Waiver

March 19, 2020

Chris Raphaely discussed with Bloomberg Law about HHS using a relax enforcement of the privacy requirements during the public health emergency.

What to do if you are laid off from work due to COVID-19

March 18, 2020

David Barron spoke with Yahoo! Finance about how COVID-19 could be an exception to the rule involving the WARN Act.

Congress Is Poised to Come Up With Coronavirus Aid for Small Business. Here's What to Expect

March 17, 2020

Aaron Holt was quoted in Inc. discussing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

No More Playrooms, Pools or Gyms as NYC Resi Buildings Hunker Down

March 17, 2020

Leni Cummins comments on how New York City high-rise, residential buildings can manage coronavirus anxiety and potential exposure in The Real Deal.

Waiving Coronavirus Research Liability Driven by Lost HIV Work

March 17, 2020

Kerry McTigue spoke with Bloomberg Law about the level of urgency that the government is asking drugmakers to work towards a vaccine for coronavirus.

Creating a Business Response Plan to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

John Ho was quoted in New Jersey Business discussing the best practices to use in creating a business response plan during a pandemic.

What Employers can do now that the Coronavirus is in Houston

March 05, 2020

Aaron Holt was interviewed by Houston Public Media to discuss what employers in Houston should do moving forward with the rise of the coronavirus.

As Coronavirus Panic Increases, So Does Racism Toward Asian People

March 03, 2020

David Barron discussed with Best Life about how employers should take extra care to avoid workplace discrimination as coronavirus fears increase.

The Coronavirus Outbreak is Exactly Why Companies Need Pandemic Policies

March 02, 2020

John Ho was quoted in Money discussing the response plans businesses should have in place during a pandemic.

How IBM, Goldman Sachs, PwC and others are responding to the coronavirus threat to the global workplace

February 28, 2020

David Barron was quoted in The Washington Post discussing what he sees how businesses are handling coronavirus with their employees.

Coronavirus outbreak: How businesses should be preparing

February 28, 2020

Debra Friedman was quoted in the Philadelphia Business Journal discussing how businesses should handle a potential coronavirus outbreak.

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Business Interruptions and Coronavirus – Force Majeure and other Contract and Insurance Considerations

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