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Non-Essential Construction Must Cease in New York [Alert]

March 30, 2020

Publication - Real Estate

Leni Cummings and Jennifer Miller review ESD's guidance shutting down all non-essential construction in New York.


Summary and Analysis of Key Provisions of the CARES Act

March 28, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Government Relations - Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, Health Care, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Tax

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.


Considerations When Aviation Travel Is a Necessity

March 27, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force - Aviation

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


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

March 27, 2020

Publication - Construction Law, Coronavirus Task Force - Real Estate & Construction

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.


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

March 27, 2020

Publication - Commercial Litigation, Coronavirus Task Force

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


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

March 27, 2020

Publication - Construction Law, Coronavirus Task Force - Real Estate & Construction

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.


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

March 27, 2020

Publication - Antitrust, Coronavirus Task Force - Health Care & Life Sciences

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.


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

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Privacy & Data Security

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.


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

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force

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


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

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force - Aviation

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


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

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Health Care

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.


U.S. Companies with Foreign Affiliates Face Reporting Deadline in 2020 [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Publication - Corporate, International

Barbara Muller reminds U.S. persons that control at least 10 percent or more of the ownership interests in a foreign business enterprise must file a mandatory benchmark survey called Form BE 10 by May 29, 2020.


Can you be fired for working from home?

March 26, 2020

News - Coronavirus Task Force, Labor & Employment

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.


Break Quarantine? Your Co-Op Board Can Sue

March 26, 2020

News - Coronavirus Task Force, Real Estate

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.


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

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force

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


Immigration COVID-19 FAQ

March 26, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Immigration

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


NYS DFS Releases Emergency COVID-19 Regulation on Mortgage Forbearances and Financial Fee Waivers [Alert]

March 26, 2020

Publication - Financial Services, Government Relations - Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, Real Estate

Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Jamie Ansorge, and Evan Preminger discuss EC 202.9, requiring New York state-regulated financial institutions to provide mortgage forbearance for residential properties located in New York for 90 days and to eliminate ATM fees, overdraft fees, and credit card late payment fees.


Environmental Compliance During the COVID-19 Pandemic [Alert]

March 25, 2020

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Environmental Regulatory & Due Diligence

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

Publication - Coronavirus Task Force, Maritime Regulatory

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.


Apple’s ‘arbitrary’ App Store rules keep Arcade rivals locked out

March 25, 2020

News - Antitrust

David Reichenberg was quoted in Tech Central discussing how Apple imposes strict limits on the kinds of apps users can access on its devices, and whether or not this raises antitrust issues.

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