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COVID-19 and the "Material Adverse Change" Clause

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Corporate and Business, Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our firm has received a number of inquiries about “force majeure” and “material adverse change” contract clauses.
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COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted on by John M. Erbach, David F. Dabbs in Employment Law

The EEOC has offered guidance based on the "Direct Threat" exception to the ADA that should help employers more easily navigate these circumstances.
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Ongoing Employment Law Developments Related to COVID-19

Posted on by David F. Dabbs, John M. Erbach

This article provides an update on Covid-19 employment law considerations for businesses.
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Pandemics and Contractual Performance: Force Who?

Posted on by David V. DuVal, Marieke van Rijn in Corporate and Business

Individuals and businesses should review their contracts to determine if a "Force Majeure" clause is included in a contract.
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Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Other Employment Issues Related to COVID-19

Posted on by David F. Dabbs, John M. Erbach in Employment Law

This article provides an overview of employment law considerations for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Analyzing Authority Under a Power of Attorney

Posted on by Matthew Yanovitch in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Estate Planning and Administration

Financial institutions are routinely presented with powers of attorney and asked to transact business with the agent presenting the document.
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New Bankruptcy Laws Aim to Help Small Businesses, Family Farmers, and Veterans

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

President Trump signed four pieces of bankruptcy legislation into law on August 23, 2019.
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