Colleges and universities have been particularly hard-hit by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, from closing campuses and transitioning to online learning to cancelling events, athletic seasons, and construction projects, among many other effects. Please join us as we discuss how to address and mitigate risks.
Please join us for a webinar on emerging trends in commercial business tactics and strategies that will necessitate injunctive relief or require a plan to oppose injunctive relief in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Brad Nes will share the latest legal developments, regulations, compliance, and requirements for prosecuting and defending insurance claims related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on a webinar panel presented by Rossdale CLE.
In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution institutions are looking to provide innovative solutions to current restrictions on international travel and physical attendance at hearings and proceedings.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General have provided additional guidance and clarification on the application of Stark Law blanket waivers and enforcement of the Anti-Kickback Statute amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, helping providers establish new arrangements or modify existing arrangements to accommodate unprecedented demands.
Class action lawsuits seeking tuition refunds are being filed nationwide against colleges and universities, which are already dealing with revenue loss from closing down their campuses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here is an overview of the current litigation landscape, and what colleges and universities should know in terms of potential defenses and minimizing litigation risk.
In a recent keynote speech, Co-Director of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement Steven Peikin made it clear that the Division has made coronavirus (COVID-19) related enforcement matters a top priority and is dedicating significant time and resources to respond to such issues.
Please join our investment management and securities enforcement attorneys, including Jeff Boujoukos, former Regional Director of the SEC’s Philadelphia Office, for a discussion about the SEC’s regulatory relief and the current focus of its broker-dealers and investment adviser examination and enforcement programs in today’s unprecedented business environment.
Federal and state regulators and Congress continue to release new guidance and requirements to assist mortgage borrowers facing economic hardships resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Due to the high volume of borrower requests, the associated burden on servicers, and the unknown duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical for servicers to be in compliance with all forbearance-related requirements and to be responsive to borrower communications and inquiries.
This LawFlash provides an overview of the states’ powers to respond to public health emergencies and describes the constitutional questions those powers implicate.
The severity of COVID-19 puts multiple industries at risk. As joint US attorney and state attorneys general anti-fraud task forces proliferate, it is crucial for businesses to prepare for, and to try to prevent, the possibility of a state attorney general investigation.
Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signaled that the government intends to closely monitor the more than $2 trillion in relief funds, including loans through the Paycheck Protection Program. New developments confirm that businesses seeking these loans must understand the risks before accepting and retaining the funds.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a new guidance allowing field offices flexibility in handling COVID-19-related matters, including complaints. The guidance focuses on highly affected industries, such as healthcare and first responders and prioritizes inspections in areas of imminent danger of exposures and fatalities. Enforcement for other industries is likely to shift from primarily on-site inspections to informal complaints and whistleblower actions.