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Policymaker Speaker Series

COVID-19 Environmental Enforcement Update

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
Executive Order on Regulatory Relief Issued to Support Economic Recovery
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Representative Michael C. Burgess, MD (R-TX)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
DC Council's Comprehensive Response to COVID-19: Key Provisions for the Real Estate Community
Coronavirus: Real Estate Advisory
What Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies Need to Know About Telemedicine and Patient Care
Arnold & Porter Webinar Series: Pharma 3.0
FDA Issues Guidance on New Medical Device Shortage Reporting Requirements
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Emergency Federal Financing Programs to Address the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
Financial Services Regulatory Actions to Address the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
CARES Act/Federal Reserve Act Section 13(3): Weekly Update 4
Coronavirus: Financial Services Webinar
EPA Virus Policies Spur Controversy and Claims They Will Increase Risk
Environmental Law Institute (www.eli.org)
Considerations for Acquisitions and Investments Involving Companies That Have Taken CARES Act Funding
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Guidance for Borrowers on the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Guidance for Lenders on the Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
CARES Act/Federal Reserve Act Section 13(3): Weekly Update 3
Coronavirus: Financial Services Webinar
Navigating COVID-19 Related Congressional Investigations
Coronavirius: Multiple Practice Webinar
NYSE Provides Additional Relief from Its Shareholder Approval Requirements for Specified Private Placements Through June 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Strategic National Stockpile 2.0: The Department of Health and Human Services Issues Request for Information Relating to the Strategic National Stockpile
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Representatives Joyce Beatty (D-OH) and Steve Stivers (R-OH)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Navigating Patient Needs Remotely: Addressing Challenges in Patient Access
Arnold & Porter Webinar Series: Pharma 3.0
Understanding and Leveraging the Defense Production Act
Coronavirus: Government Contracts Webinar
CARES Act/Federal Reserve Act Section 13(3): Weekly Update 2
Coronavirus: Multipractice Webinar
HEROES IN THE HOUSE: Congress Begins Consideration of a 5th COVID-19 Response Package Totaling $3 Trillion in New Spending
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
FDA and Other Compliance Considerations in Remote Promotion, Training and Medical Information Services
Arnold & Porter Webinar Series: Pharma 3.0
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
COVID-19: How German Employers Can Handle the Crisis and Prepare for a Return to Work
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Enforcement Agencies Grant Temporary Trade Sanctions and ITAR Compliance Relief Due to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
DC Council Commercial Real Estate Update—May 8, 2020
Coronavirus: Real Estate Advisory
Litigation and Regulatory Concerns for Compliance-Oriented Lenders Who Make Paycheck Protection Program Loans
Coronavirus: Litigation Advisory
CARES Act/Federal Reserve Act Section 13(3) Weekly Update: MSLP, PMCCF and PPP
Coronavirus: Multipractice Webinar
EMA Guidance on fast-tracking the development and approval of treatments and vaccines for COVID-19
BioSlice Blog
Federal Reserve Expands Main Street Lending Program
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
NASDAQ Suspends Shareholder Approval Requirements for Specified Private Placements
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
SEC Staff Issues FAQs Pertaining to Its Order Extending Certain Filing Deadlines
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Fraud in the Time of COVID-19: White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement of the CARES Act
Coronavirus: White Collar Defense & Investigations Advisory
Policymaker Speaker Series Featuring US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Government Contracting Virtual Roundtable: A Forum for Government Contractors on COVID-19
Webinar, Cherry Bekaert LLP
Policymaker Speaker Series Featuring US Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Preparing for a Return to the Workplace: What Issues May UK Employers Face?
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
NYSE and NASDAQ Respond to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Returning Employees to Work: What Should US Employers Think About?
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
COVID-19: An Overview of Emergency Financing Facilities Created Under the Cares Act and Section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act
Coronavirus: Financial Services Webinar
Policymaker Speaker Series: Featuring US Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL)
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Environmental Financial Assurance After COVID-19
Coronavirus: Environmental Advisory
3D Printing in the Fight Against COVID-19: The Shifting Legal Landscape
Coronavirus: Intellectual Property Advisory
Revised UK COVID-19 Relief Package Addresses Funding Gap Criticisms
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
UK Government Offers IP Indemnity to Designers and Manufacturers of Ventilators for COVID-19 Patients
BioSlice Blog
Sycamore Partners Terminates Its Agreement to Acquire a Majority Interest in Victoria's Secret Based on the Target's Response to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Document Execution at a Distance: Validation of Electronic Signatures and Remote Online Notarizations
Coronavirus: Privacy and Data Security Advisory
FEMA Issues Additional Exemptions to Restrictions on Export of PPE Under the Defense Production Act
Coronavirus: Government Contracts Advisory
Commercial Real Estate Updates COVID-19
Coronavirus: Real Estate Advisory
Electronic Signatures and Notarizations: What Is Legal When In-Person Signing Isn't an Option?
Coronavirus: Technology, Media and Telecommunications Webinar
HHS Issues Advisory Opinion Addressing PREP Act Immunity Issues
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Sovereign Bond Issues During the Pandemic: Practical Considerations for Debt Management Offices
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
COVID-19: Implications for the Environmental Regulatory and Enforcement Landscape
Coronavirus: Environmental Webinar
Veteran Mortgage Relief in the Era of COVID-19
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
COVID-19 and CARES Act Section 3610 Cost Recovery and Compliance: Recouping Paid Leave to Maintain Workforces During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Presenter, Arnold & Porter and Baker Tilly Webinar
Financial Services and Financing Reforms to Address the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
Department of Defense Clarifies Implementation of CARES Act Section 3610 to Provide Contractors Relief for Paid Leave
Coronavirus: Government Contracts and National Security Advisory
Commercial Real Estate Updates COVID-19
Coronavirus: Real Estate Advisory
Today's Judgments, Tomorrow's Enforcement: Accounting and Business Judgments Most Vulnerable to Hindsight
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
SEC Chairman Holds Firm on June 30, 2020 Reg. BI Compliance Deadline
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Coronavirus Outbreak Complicates Regulatory Agenda's Final Stretch
Environmental Law Institute (www.eli.org)
CARES Act Impact on Trademark Office Filings
Coronavirus: Intellectual Property Advisory
COVID-19 Puts Spotlight on Price Gouging
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
EPA Issues Interim COVID-19 Guidance For Decisions to Delay Field-Work at Environmental Cleanup Sites
Coronavirus: Environmental Advisory
First Quarter Disclosure Considerations for Publicly Traded Financial Institutions
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
DoD Implements Section 3610 of CARES Act by Converting It Into a Cost Principle: Reflections and Best Practices
Coronavirus: Government Contracts Advisory
For Domestic Use Only: FEMA Issues Temporary Final Rule Implementing Export Restrictions of PPE Under the Defense Production Act
Coronavirus: Government Contracts Advisory
Medicare and FCC Take Additional Steps to Support the Frontline Battling COVID-19
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Personal Health Information Privacy and COVID-19: HIPAA and California Law Enforcement Forbearance
Coronavirus: Privacy and Data Security Advisory
Trump's Environmental Regulatory and Deregulatory Agenda at Risk Due to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Environmental Advisory
COVID-19: Keeping Consumers Safe—and Your Company Safer—in a Changing, Challenging Environment
Coronavirus: Consumer Products Webinar
COVID-19: The Response of the International Financial Institutions and Some Considerations for Sovereign Debt Management Officers
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
The CARES Act: Income Tax Provisions for Businesses
Coronavirus: Tax Advisory
UK Relief Package Supports the Economy, Large Corporates and Small Businesses Reeling From COVID-19
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
2020 CARES Act—FAQs for Nonprofit Organizations and Donors
Coronavirus: Tax-Exempt Organizations Advisory
Update on Medical Products Shortage Reporting: What Manufacturers Need to Know Regarding FDA's New Reporting Guidance and Expanded Reporting Under the CARES Act
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Preparing for the Altered Litigation Landscape
Coronavirus: Litigation Webinar
The CARES Act: Provisions, Specifics, and Impact on Your Business
Stifel Investment Banking Webinar
Employee Privacy With Respect to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
COVID-19: Key Developments for FDA-Regulated Consumer Product Companies
Coronavirus: Multipractice Webinar
Small Business Loan Relief From CARES Act
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Legal Considerations in a Negative Interest Rate Environment
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
Competition Authorities Across Europe and Across the World Move to Clarify Permissible Cooperation to Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis
Coronavirus: Antitrust/Competition Advisory
SEC Staff Expresses Its Views on COVID-19 Disclosures as Earnings Season Commences; Exemptive Relief Extended for Filings with Deadlines on or Before July 1, 2020
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
Analysis of CARES Act for Non-Profit Organizations
Coronavirus: Tax-Exempt Organizations Advisory
EPA's Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Issues Temporary COVID-19 Guidance
Coronavirus: Environmental Advisory
US Antitrust: FTC and DOJ Release Joint Antitrust Statement Announcing Expedited Review and Policy Guidance Regarding Collaborations Related to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Antitrust/Competition Advisory
Latest Guidance of the EMA and European and UK National Authorities on Crisis Management of Clinical Trials and Medicine Supplies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Coronavirus Legislative Update: The CARES Act Becomes Law
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Advisory
Policy Developments Related to the Coronavirus Pandemic Part II: The CARES Act
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
COVID-19: Working With BARDA and FDA on COVID-19 Countermeasures
Coronavirus: Multipractice Webinar
Coronavirus and Declining Work—What Options Are Open to UK Employers?
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
SEC Staff Statement Regarding Manual Signatures in Light of COVID-19 Concerns
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
DOL Issues First Guidance on Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
Litigation Advisory: Guidance for In-House Litigation Counsel Regarding COVID-19
Coronavirus: Litigation Advisory
Managing Financial Distress in the Coronavirus Crisis—Reconsidering Fiduciary Duties and Liability Management Transactions
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance, Bankruptcy and Restructuring Webinar
The Impact of Coronavirus on Existing Commercial Leases
Coronavirus: Real Estate Advisory
Insider Trading on Political Intelligence: Challenges to Prosecuting Sitting Legislators
Coronavirus: Securities Enforcement and Litigation Advisory
EU Emergency State Aid Programs to Enable EU Member States to Support Businesses in the COVID-19 Outbreak
Coronavirus: Antitrust/Competition, Corporate and Finance Advisory
California Employers Who Shut Down or Conducted a Mass Layoff on or After March 4 Must Still Provide Notice Under Cal-WARN to Take Advantage of Executive Order
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
Key Issues in Loan Agreements Relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
NYS Temporarily Lifts Prohibition on Virtual-Only Annual Meetings
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
Managing Capital Markets Debt Obligations in the Coronavirus Crisis: A Liability Management Primer
Coronavirus: Corporate and Finance Advisory
"Do Not Travel": FAQ on The Coronavirus Travel Advisory
Coronavirus: Global Law and Public Policy Advisory
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Respond to Distress in Your Business
Coronavirus: Bankruptcy and Restructuring Advisory
The Coronavirus Crisis—Consider Your Contract Notice Provisions in Light of Office Closures
Coronavirus: Corporate Advisory
Expanding Telehealth Services to Fight COVID-19
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Considerations for US Publicly Traded Bank Holding Companies Considering Share Buybacks During Coronavirus Pandemic
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
European Commission Approves First COVID-19 State Aid Scheme Within 24 Hours: Germany Announces Measures to Assist German Businesses
Coronavirus: Antitrust/Competition Advisory
California Suspends State WARN Law Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
The President Invokes the Defense Production Act in Response to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Government Contracts, Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
Families First Coronavirus Response Act Signed Into Law by President Trump, Will Take Effect No Later Than April 2, 2020
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment, Legislative and Public Policy Advisory
Help in a Time of COVID-19: Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Those in Need in Countries Subject to US Economic Sanctions
Coronavirus: Global Law & Public Policy Advisory
The Coronavirus Crisis: What Companies Need to Know About Congressional Actions to Date and the Likely Next Legislative Steps on the Road to Recovery
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Coronavirus: Important Issues for Hospitality Industry Owners, Operators and Lenders
Coronavirus: Hospitality, Legislative and Public Policy Webinar
Mitigating False Claims Act Risk While Combatting Coronavirus
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Considerations for Conducting Annual Meetings in Light of COVID-19 Concerns
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
Coronavirus: Important Issues for Hospitality Industry Owners, Operators and Lenders
Coronavirus: Hospitality Industry Advisory
Coronavirus Nonprofit Update: Financial Assistance to Employees by Employer-Sponsored Philanthropy
Coronavirus: Tax Advisory
Disinfecting for COVID-19: The Role of the US Environmental Protection Agency
Coronavirus: Consumer Products and Environmental Advisory
Financial Regulators Encourage and Expect Firms to Continue Assisting Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Coronavirus: Financial Services Advisory
Coronavirus Legislative Update
Coronavirus: Legislative and Public Policy Advisory
Emergency Exemptions From Environmental Laws Applicable to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Coronavirus: Environmental Advisory
The Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act: Liability Protection for Suppliers of COVID-19 Countermeasures
Coronavirus: Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory Advisory
FAQ on the Coronavirus European Travel Ban
Coronavirus: Global Law and Public Policy Advisory
FTC Announces Suspension of Early Terminations of the Waiting Period Under the HSR Act and Temporary E-Filing Procedures
Coronavirus: Antitrust/Competition Advisory
Preparing for the Impact of the Coronavirus on Your Supply Chain and Beyond
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory
Prepare, Communicate, Document, and Segregate—A Government Contractor's Guide to Addressing Performance Disruptions and Delays Related to COVID-19
Coronavirus: Government Contracts Advisory
Pandemic Coronavirus: Practical and Legal Issues for Employers
Coronavirus: Labor and Employment Advisory
SEC Issues Exemptive Order Relating to Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Corporate Governance, SEC Reporting and Compliance Advisory
What to Do When You Receive a Coronavirus-Related Force Majeure Notice
Coronavirus: Multipractice Advisory

» Download a PDF of our Coronavirus Task Force directory

Anti-Corruption

Jonathan E. Green  John Tan

Antitrust/Competition/State Aid

Jonathan Gleklen  Sebastian Jungermann  John Schmidt

Bankruptcy and Restructuring

Michael D. Messersmith  Benjamin Mintz

China Practice

Jeffrey Yang  Yingxi Fu-Tomlinson

Compensation and Benefits

Jeffrey L. London  Charles Wachsstock

Corporate and Corporate Governance

Joel I. Greenberg  Sara Adler

Crisis Management

Paul J. Fishman

Environmental

Lawrence E. Culleen  Jonathan Martel

Financial Services

David F. Freeman, Jr.   Kevin M. Toomey

Global Law and Public Policy

John B. Bellinger, III  Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Government Contracts

Craig A. Holman  Kara L. Daniels  Kristen E. Ittig

Intellectual Property

Wallace Wu, PhD

International Arbitration

Anton A. Ware

International Trade

Lynn Fischer Fox  Henry Almond

Labor and Employment

Dipanwita Deb Amar  David J. Reis  Joshua F. Alloy

Legislative and Public Policy

Eugenia E. Pierson  Anthony J. Samson  Sara Garofalo Linder

Life Sciences and Healthcare Regulatory

Daniel A. Kracov  Allison W. Shuren  Kristin M. Hicks  Andrew Shaoyu Chen  Howard Sklamberg

Life Science Commercial Agreements

Ewan Townsend

Litigation

David B. Bergman  John F. Hagan, Jr.

National Security

Charles A. Blanchard  Nicholas L. Townsend

Privacy and Cybersecurity

Ronald D. Lee  Alexander Roussanov  Nancy L. Perkins

Pro Bono

Daniel A. Cantor

Product Liability

Daphne O'Connor

Real Estate and Hospitality

William M. Bosch  Jeffrey H. Kapner

Securities Enforcement and Litigation

Daniel M. Hawke  Kathleen Reilly  Eric Whitney

Small Business Administration

Sheryl Gittlitz  Arturo Caraballo

Tax

Laurie Abramowitz  Benjamin Berk  David A. Sausen

Telecommunications

Maureen R. Jeffreys

White Collar Defense & Investigations

Suneeta Hazra  Paula Ramer  Debra E. Schreck

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