The COVID‐19 outbreak is creating a great deal of uncertainty in the global economy. Companies worldwide are facing unique legal and operational challenges related to the growing anxiety surrounding the outbreak. As this rapidly changing situation evolves, companies are working to navigate disruptions in their daily business, to anticipate potential changes to their operations as well as working to mitigate those risk factors affecting their employees. Gibson Dunn is equipped to provide strategic counsel and advise clients on how to best approach many of these key issues. We can develop and execute a comprehensive approach to guide clients through this complex and fast‐moving situation.
Gibson Dunn has created a multidisciplinary task force to assist our clients. Please feel free to reach out to any of the individuals identified below with questions or concerns. We will also be providing regular communications to our clients and friends addressing the many issues outlined below.
We are closely monitoring the guidance issued by government health officials and global health organizations. Our firm has a comprehensive business continuity plan in place and the necessary technology resources to continue to provide excellent client service through these challenging circumstances. Should temporary office closures become necessary to protect our lawyers, staff and communities, we are confident that our lawyers will remain well-equipped to assist clients with their ongoing needs without significant interruption.
Gibson Dunn lawyers in London provide a summary and compendium of English law legal developments during the current COVID-19 pandemic as of July 1, 2020.
In this webinar recorded June 29, 2020, part of a regular series, Gibson Dunn lawyers in London provide highlights on the latest COVID-19 related changes to UK law and government policy.
This Alert reports on recent intellectual property law developments relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of June 26, 2020.
Click for PDF Due to the ongoing assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on companies’ operations, liquidity and capital resources and overall economic and market conditions, companies should take special care in preparing for their quarterly reporting. To aid in this effort, the staff (the “Staff”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has posted […]
In this webinar recorded June 15, 2020, part of a weekly series, Gibson Dunn lawyers in London provide highlights on the latest COVID-19 related changes to UK law and government policy.
On June 17, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York City and Long Island will proceed to the next phase of the State’s reopening process.
Gibson Dunn lawyers in London provide a summary and compendium of English law legal developments during the current COVID-19 pandemic as of June 17, 2020.
Click for PDF This Alert reports on recent intellectual property law developments relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. First, we describe new initiatives launched by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) and the United States Department of Energy (“DOE”) compiling helpful information for intellectual property stakeholders seeking to combat the pandemic. Second, we report […]
On June 8, 2020, the Federal Reserve announced revisions to the three Main Street lending facilities it is creating under the CARES Act.
Gibson Dunn lawyers present an overview of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and its conditions, potential False Claims Act pitfalls, and advice for ensuring compliance and avoiding litigation.
On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“PPP Flexibility Act”), which relaxes a number of requirements of and restrictions on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and clarified by subsequent guidance from the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.[i] The bill passed the House by a vote of 417-1 and the Senate by voice vote, reflecting the strong bipartisan support behind the legislation. Below is a summary of the major changes to the PPP instituted by the PPP Flexibility Act.
In this webcast, a joint Gibson Dunn/Deloitte panel discusses the coming surge in whistleblower activity amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how to properly address it.