Recognizing the high volume of COVID-19 content being published, we developed a one-stop, integrated resource page that addresses key legal and business considerations for companies across essential business areas, from insurance coverage and labor and employment, to privacy and security, corporate governance, tax, construction, supply chain, and more. We offer practical guidance, in checklist format,

Contractors can now find OMB- and agency-specific information and guidance related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) on a single government website:

The website has links to recent government guidance and memoranda, including the OMB’s March 20, 2020 memorandum to agencies concerning contract performance issues and emergency acquisition procedures related to the COVID-19 outbreak. The

During a crisis like the COVID-19 outbreak, a corporate board must consider both the near-term and long-term risks, and in some cases the opportunities, that the crisis presents to the company. This update offers practical advice for boards on the following topics: risk oversight, communication with management, effective use of board committees, and readiness for

While the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic remains uncertain, many tech service providers, licensors, and manufacturers as well as their customers seek to enter into new tech agreements despite the apparent risks. The purpose of this update is to suggest a comprehensive approach towards anticipating and mitigating risks of the pandemic in contract negotiations with

With the escalating economic turmoil created by the COVID-19 epidemic, companies are scrutinizing the force majeure provisions in their commercial agreements.  Some companies are seeking to determine whether they can rely on such provisions to avoid or delay their performance obligations under such agreements; other companies are concerned that their business partners may invoke such

On March 20, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued guidance to executive departments and agencies regarding federal government contract performance issues associated with COVID-19. In this update, we summarize OMB’s guidance and provide recommendations for contractors whose contracts may be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

California Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-28-20 (order) on March 16, 2020, to assist Californians experiencing financial hardship. The order implements measures specifically aimed at helping those that have lost their source of income due to business closures or layoffs in the wake of COVID-19. The governor’s directives focus on freezing evictions and foreclosures through

What you need to know now about your current coverage and how to protect your insurance coverage for future claims.

Join us Wednesday, March 25, 2020, as we address how recent actions may affect the possibility of insurance coverage for business income losses under property policies. Coronavirus loss estimates now exceed $4 trillion and continue

In the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19), you may find yourself in a contractual relationship with a counterparty that asserts it cannot perform or you may be unable to perform your own contractual obligations. These situations make force majeure clauses, doctrines of impossibility and frustration, and material adverse change clauses of utmost importance. In this update

Parties to commercial contracts that may be affected by COVID-19 are now examining their force majeure provisions, as well as all other risk allocation provisions, to determine which party bears the cost of delay or impossibility of performance. The specific language of these provisions, as a reflection of the parties’ intent, is crucial to the