Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in significant disruption as companies face unprecedented legal and business issues. Faegre Drinker’s COVID-19 Task Force comprised of attorneys, consultants and professionals helps clients understand and address the legal, regulatory and commercial implications of COVID-19.

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Blog Post June 2020

“Deposition Distancing”: Practical Considerations for Defending Remote Depositions

1 min read  
Updates June 2020

New Jersey Authorizes Pharmacists to Perform COVID-19 Testing

5 min read  
Published Articles June 2020

Pandemic Justifies Deferral of Post-Petition Retail Rent Payments

1 min read  
Updates June 2020

Question & Answer Employer Guide: Return to Work in the Time of COVID-19

73 min read  
Updates June 2020

Pandemic Furloughs in Place? Time to Assess Your WARN Obligations

18 min read  
Media Mentions June 2020

Libby Baney Comments on the Fight Against COVID-19 Scam Sites

1 min read  
Updates June 2020

Orders and Guidelines for Resuming Non-Emergent Health Care Procedures in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

Preventing an ERISA Litigation Outbreak After COVID-19 – Part 2: Cybertheft of 401(k) Plan Distributions

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

Congress Moves on Flexibility Act in Latest Paycheck Protection Program Development

4 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

“Deposition Distancing”: Practical Considerations for Taking Remote Depositions

1 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

Updates Regarding COVID-19 Impacts on Trademark Operations at the USPTO

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

Five Trade Secret Protection Risks Companies Should Consider During the Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Updates: ‘Conduct of Clinical Trials’ During the COVID-19 Emergency Receives Timely Clarifications and Important Additional Guidance

12 min read  
Updates May 2020

Donning, Doffing and PPE: The Compensability of Pre-Shift and Post-Shift Activities

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.K. Immigration Update: Coronavirus May 2020

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Workforce Shortages Threatening Your Construction Project? Review Your Indemnity Rights

4 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

Still No Clarity On Price-Gouging Rules

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Issues EUA to Increase Availability of Non-Surgical Gowns and Other Apparel

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

Regulatory Agency and Selected Accreditor Resources for Higher Education Institutions Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

Remand Order Underscores Federal Courts’ Reluctance to Enter COVID-19 Business Interruption Fray

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

The U.S. Bans Entry of Foreign Nationals Coming From Brazil

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19, Executive Authority and Fundamental Rights: What Do the Courts Say?

11 min read  
Updates May 2020

Food Labeling Requirements Relaxed for Supply Chain Disruptions During COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

Seventh Circuit Decision Likely to Affect COVID-19-Related Disputes

5 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

National Public Radio Quotes Jessica Abrahams on Paycheck Protection Program Eligibility

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Joint Agency Relief Part 3: COBRA and Special Enrollment Extensions

9 min read  
Updates May 2020

Addressing COVID-19-Related Delays in Construction Contracts

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

SBA: PPP Applicants Must Count Foreign Affiliates’ Employees When Determining Size

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA, USDA Coordinate to Bring FDA-Regulated Facilities Under DPA Authority

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

Creative Thinking Amid COVID-19: Distilling Value From Community Infrastructure Assets

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic: U.K. Equity Investment and Company Financing

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Joint Agency Relief Part 2: Guidance for Implementing Claim-Related Deadline Extensions

6 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

IRS Issues Welcome Guidance on Mid-Year Cafeteria Plan Election Changes and Other Health & Welfare Matters

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.S. Department of Education Expands COVID-19 Regulatory Flexibilities for Higher Education Institutions

10 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Jason G. Weiss Comments on FinCEN’s Warning about COVID-19 Fraud

1 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Sarah-Lloyd Stevenson Discusses the ‘Paradigm Shift’ in Telemedicine with Business Insider

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

Paycheck Protection Program: Loan Forgiveness Guidance

17 min read  
Updates May 2020

What Health Insurers Should Consider Before Implementing a Premium Discount

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Emergent Application to Consolidate COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

4 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

Deposition Distancing? As Courts Urge Litigants to Continue Discovery with Remote Depositions, Litigants Must Consider Whether, and When, to Fight Them

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Extends Attestation Deadline, Releases Additional General Distribution FAQs and Issues Payment Allocation Methodology Guidance for High Impact Rural Hospital and Provider Payments

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

Do State Executive and Emergency Orders Offer Any Product Liability Protection Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak?

9 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

FDA Gives Guidance on Reporting Medical Device Shortages

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

Minnesota Statutes Create Uncertainty on ‘pay2020’ Property Tax Appeal Deadline

5 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

Considering Poison Pills as Corporate Vaccines Amid COVID-19

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

Latest Developments on Paycheck Protection Program “Certification”

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

The HEROES Act: Policy Overview and Political Prospects for the Latest COVID-19 Relief Bill

7 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

Pandemic Forces Legal Aid Groups to Think Outside the Box

1 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

Agency Guidance on Health & Welfare Issues Related to COVID-19

1 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Jason G. Weiss Weighs in on Latest Ransomware Attack on Health Care Industry

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

Text vs. Context: Why Construction Contract Interpretation Is Critical to Navigating COVID-19

3 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

UK Data Regulator Issues Update on Approach to Enforcing GDPR during COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Joint Agency Relief Part 1: ERISA Enforcement Relief for Retirement Plans

10 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

IRS Releases Coronavirus-Related FAQs for Retirement Plans and IRAs – Some Guidance Still Forthcoming

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

When Insurers Deny Claims, Brokers Are Next in Line for Allegations of Wrongdoing

4 min read  
Podcast May 2020

Sarah Brew Interviewed by HighQuest Partners’s COO Joy O'Shaughnessy on Impact of COVID-19 on Agribusiness

1 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

Strategic Fiscal Management for a Crisis — and Beyond

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Releases Guidance Requiring Notification of Certain Medical Device Shortages Related to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Revises EUA Criteria for Respirators Manufactured in China

3 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

How Washington’s Response to COVID-19 Impacts Pharmacy Practice

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

Coronavirus Lawsuits on the Horizon: Termination and Discrimination

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Issues Best Practices for Re-Opening Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.S. Department of Education Requires Higher Education Institutions to Post CARES Act Funding Information on Websites

3 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Philip Gutwein and Stephanie Gutwein Comment on Post-Pandemic Benefits Litigation

1 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

The COVID-19 Epidemic As A Catalyst For Health Care Fraud

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Issues Letters Addressing Meat and Poultry Packing Expectations

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Begins Distribution of Provider Relief Funds to Hospitals With High COVID-19 Admissions and to Rural Providers

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

Do I Have a Claim? Enforcing Rights to Contribution or Indemnification During the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Uninsured Reimbursements

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

IRS Eases Liquidity Requirements for Publicly Offered RICs and REITs

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Meat Processing Plant Related to Alleged COVID-19 Issues

2 min read  
Updates May 2020

COVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act of 2020 Seeks to Regulate Collection, Use of Geolocation, Personal Health Information

3 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

Effectively Navigating PREP Act Case Law – The Products Liability Perspective

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

How HIPAA Impacts Provider Disclosure of COVID-19 Testing to Employers

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Additional Details on CARES Act Funds for Minority Serving Institutions, Institutions Serving Low-Income Students and Other Institutions with the Greatest Unmet Coronavirus Needs, and State Discretionary Grants

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Announces Additional Details Regarding $50 Billion Provider Relief Fund General Distribution

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

CARES Act: Updated Main Street Lending Program Summary

62 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Nate Bolin Comments on U.S. Expansion of China-Related Export Controls

1 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Dan Prokott Provides Guidance on Considerations for Minnesota Businesses Planning to Reopen

2 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Andrew Murphy Discusses FFCRA Requirements with SHRM

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

SEC Provides Guidance on Investment Adviser Disclosures Related to Participation in the Paycheck Protection Program

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

Tracking Telehealth Policies Implemented During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order Extended, Senate Passes Tax Plan

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

CMS Issues Explanatory Guidance Regarding Stark Blanket Waivers

6 min read  
May 2020

IRS Obliterates Paycheck Protection Program Loan Tax Benefits

2 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

COVID-19 Layoffs Could Trigger Partial Plan Terminations

1 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

Consider Near- and Long-Term Issues Before Implementing CARES Act Provisions

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.K. Employment Law Update: Furlough Leave Updates and Recommended Changes to Employment Tribunal Processes

4 min read  
Updates May 2020

PREP Act Case Law and Its Application to Today’s COVID-19 Crisis

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

Whether Negligence, IP or Contract Claims – All May Be Covered Under PREP Act Immunity

10 min read  
Updates May 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases $13 Billion for K-12 Schools Through CARES Act Emergency Funding Provisions

5 min read  
Blog Post May 2020

Agencies Provide COVID-19-Related Extension for Numerous Benefit Plan Deadlines

1 min read  
April 2020

Responding and Managing the Impact of COVID-19

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

SBA Issues Supplemental Guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program As Congress Replenishes Funding for Small Business Loans

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

English High Court Sets out Principles for COVID-19 Adjournments and Time Extensions

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

States Issue Guidance Concerning Effect of Telecommuting on Wage Withholding Requirements

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Preventing an ERISA Litigation Outbreak After COVID-19

1 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

Employers Can Adapt Arbitration Pacts to Changing Needs

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

President Trump Invokes Defense Production Act to Ensure Continued Operation of Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities

2 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

A Tale of Two Loan Repayment Changes

1 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Jeff Jacobson Comments on Price Gouging Laws in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

1 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

COVID-19 Impacts on the Copyright Office: What Does It Mean for Mergers and Acquisitions?

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

State Insurance Departments Issue Guidance to Life and P&C Insurers Concerning COVID-19

16 min read  
Updates April 2020

CDC and OSHA Outline COVID-19 Safety Practices for Meat and Poultry Workers

2 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

Amid COVID-19, Internet Intermediaries Can – and Should – Combat Fraud and Harms

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Highlights of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

A Compilation of Updated CMS and CDC Guidance for Dialysis Facilities in Light of COVID-19

27 min read  
Updates April 2020

Employee Illness, Symptoms and Exposures in Food & Ag Facilities: FDA Addresses Workplace Safety During COVID-19

4 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Emma Vennesson and Charlotte Marshall Discuss Pay Cuts Due to COVID-19 with HR Magazine

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Customs Duty Deferrals: Breathing Room for Qualified Retailers

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Minnesota Governor Issues Emergency Order to Facilitate Virtual Shareholder Meetings for Public Companies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Andrew Murphy Describes COVID-19 Liability for Minnesota Employers

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Additional Details on CARES Act Emergency Assistance for Higher Education Institutions and Students

8 min read  
Updates April 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: COVID-19 Testing Agreement Initiated

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

CMS Releases Guidance for Resuming Non-Emergent Procedures

5 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

Preparing for the COVID-19 Immunity Preemption Defense

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

U.K. Data Privacy Regulator Weighs in on Apple and Google’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Proposal

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

DOJ Provides Further Guidance to Competitor Collaborations in Second Business Review Letter

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Executive Order Temporarily Suspends Entry of Certain Immigrants

5 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

Cutting Costs in a COVID-19 World – Reducing or Suspending Company Contributions to a 401(k) or 403(b) Plan

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act FAQ

55 min read  
Updates April 2020

Testing Employees for COVID-19: Responses to FAQs From Employers

4 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Andrew Murphy Advises SHRM on Wage and Hour Laws for Exempt Employees

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Federal Antitrust Authorities Issue Warning Against Employer Collusion to Disadvantage Essential Service Workers

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Considerations for Colleges and Universities Facing Class Action Refund Lawsuits From Students

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Congress Closer to Expanding Popular CARES Act Programs

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 Driving Increased Use of Electronic Execution of Contracts

11 min read  
Updates April 2020

SEC Provides Temporary Additional Flexibility to Registered Investment Companies to Borrow and Lend

20 min read  
Updates April 2020

More States and Municipalities Impose Mandatory Face Covering and Other Workplace Protections

7 min read  
Updates April 2020

Immediate COVID-19 Grant Opportunities Announced by USDA

3 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

IRS Extends Filing Deadlines for Employee Benefit Plans

1 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

IP Litigation Considerations in Light of Court Closures and Stay at Home Orders

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Do State Good Samaritan Laws Offer Any Product Liability Protection?

27 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act Relief Fund Payments to Health Care Providers: Key Requirements and Compliance Risks

8 min read  
Updates April 2020

90-Day Customs Duties and Fees Deferrals for March and April Customs Entries

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Grants EUA for General Purpose Face Masks and Continues to Address PPE Shortage

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

HHS Announces Over $40 Billion in Additional Distributions From the Provider Relief Fund

7 min read  
Updates April 2020

FAQs: Are Component Part Manufacturers Entitled to Immunity Under the PREP Act, the CARES Act or the DPA?

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Revises Guidance on Using Ethanol in Hand Sanitizer Products During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Low-Cost Ventilator Approved by FDA for Emergency Use

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

FEMA Exempts Additional Shipments From its General Halt of PPE Exports

5 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Jason G. Weiss Highlights the Potential Rise of Telehealth Fraud

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

SEC Reminds Investment Companies: Timely Investor Communications Are Still Important

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

OFCCP Recent Developments and Guidance on COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

Will Telecommuting Due to COVID-19 Trigger State Income Tax Nexus?

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

To Address Mental Health Amid COVID-19, FDA Looks Digital

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

OFAC Releases Updated Fact Sheet on Application of U.S. Sanctions to Provision of COVID-19-Related Humanitarian Assistance

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

U.S. Department of Education Makes Available $3 Billion Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: Legislature Reconvenes

11 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19: Staying Engaged, Staying Connected and Staying Calm

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds Business-Closure Order, Rules That COVID-19 Is a ‘Natural Disaster’

8 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Emma Vennesson Comments on New Furlough Cut-Off Date for Personnel Today

1 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Megan Herber Comments on CMS Expansion of Telehealth Accessibility

1 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

IP Policy Must Focus On COVID-19 Cure, Not Special Interests

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 Testing: What Pharmacies Need to Know and How to Minimize Exposure

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

China’s Latest Measures for Medical Equipment Exports

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

U.K.’s Data Privacy Regulator Issues Update on GDPR Enforcement Approach During COVID-19

4 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Ken Dort Gives Comment to Law360 on Cybersecurity Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

HHS Issues Advisory Opinion on PREP Act Declaration Immunity

5 min read  
Podcast April 2020

Jason G. Weiss Speaks on Battling Cybercrime during the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act: Main Street Lending Program Summary for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

The Elimination of Kickbacks in Recovery Act and COVID-19: Clinical Laboratory Compliance With EKRA in Current Pandemic

4 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

FAQs on COVID-19 Group Health Plan Coverage Implementation

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act Expands Liability Protections Under the PREP Act

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Releases Best Practices for Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

Defenses to Breach of Contract Claims Arising From COVID-19 Business Disruptions in Pennsylvania

13 min read  
Updates April 2020

Another Step in Expanding Personal Protective Equipment: FDA Extends EUA to Face Shields

4 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

What’s the New Deadline for 1031 Swaps? Depends Whom You Ask

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Details on CARES Act Emergency Assistance for Higher Education Students

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Checklist for Issuing and Responding to Force Majeure Notices in Real Estate Contracts and Loan Agreements

15 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Megan Herber Quoted by InsideHealthPolicy on Telehealth During COVID-19

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Alternative Patent-Related Approaches to Promote Innovation to Combat COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Coronavirus-Related Coverage Claims Flood Courts as Insureds Seek Advisory Opinions and Parties Dispute Whether Virus Satisfies Physical Injury Coverage Trigger

16 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

Code Section 139: Little Known Disaster Relief Benefits Now in the Spotlight

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Franchisor Best Practices for COVID-19

31 min read  
Updates April 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: Governor Extends Stay at Home Order

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act: Revisions to the Treatment of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Records

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Administration Halts Exports of Personal Protective Equipment

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

New DOJ Business Review Letter Provides Guidance to Competitor Collaborations in Wake of Global Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Expands Use of Certain Non-Cleared Electronic Thermometers During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Modifications to Certain Cleared Infusion Pumps During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

How to Determine Eligibility Under SBA Affiliation Rules for the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program

16 min read  
Updates April 2020

Employer COVID-19 Responses May Trigger Additional State and Local Wage Payment, Notice and Other Obligations

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Public Assistance Funds

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: An Unprecedented State of the State

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 and the Declaration of Taking Act: The Federal Government’s ‘Take Now, Pay Later’ Eminent Domain Power

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Can the Government Seize Your Property? Understanding Executive Powers and the COVID-19 Response

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Delaware Authorizes Remote Stockholder Meetings in Response to COVID-19

2 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Adam Smith Interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer About Cyber Risks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Environmental Agencies Adopt Regulatory Flexibility in Response to COVID-19

12 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Sarah Brew Discusses the FDA’s Temporary Ease on Food-Labeling Rules During COVID-19 Crisis

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

Limited Foreign Supplier Verification Inspections Continue Through Remote Document Review During COVID-19

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

Liability Protections for Health Care Workers in an Emergency

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

Tax Exemptions and Implications of Employee COVID-19 Hardship Payments

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

Forum Selection Clause Not Enforced and Parties May Seek Relief in Alternate Forums Due to COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Jersey Removes Barriers to Assistance by Health Care Professionals

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

New SBA Regulations Provide Clarity on the Application of the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program to Tax-Exempt Nonprofit Organizations

6 min read  
Blog Post April 2020

Calculating Plan Loan Limits under the CARES Act: Application of the One-Year Lookback

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

FCC Launches Telehealth Initiatives for COVID-19 (and Beyond): Guidance for Health Care Providers

13 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Opens Door to Respirators From Chinese Manufacturers, Revises Respirator Enforcement Policy

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

Expanded Unemployment Insurance Access and Benefits: 4 Key Takeaways From the CARES Act

13 min read  
Updates April 2020

The CARES Act: Relief for Health Care Providers

12 min read  
Updates April 2020

The CARES Act and HUD Program Participants: Takeaways and Questions Raised

11 min read  
Updates April 2020

OCR Enforcement Discretion Allows Business Associates to Disclose PHI for Public Health Purposes

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

The Evolution of Issuers’ Disclosure Packages in the Eye of the COVID-19 Storm

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: Texas Department of Insurance Guidance Concerning COVID-19

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: Illinois Department of Insurance Guidance Concerning COVID-19

4 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

NJ Businesses Need Price Gouging Guidance

8 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Eases Menu Labeling Requirements for Chain Restaurants and Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

CMS’ Blanket Waivers to the Stark Law Offer Relief to Providers During COVID-19 Emergency

10 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 Issues for Unionized Employers

8 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Eases Regulations on Face Masks and Respirators During COVID-19 Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates April 2020

Mexican Secretary of Health Publishes Order on COVID-19 Restrictions

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Offers Guidance on Expedited CLIA Certification

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19 State and Local Employment Law Developments

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Pennsylvania Grants Waivers Allowing Non-‘Life-Sustaining’ Businesses to Resume Operations

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: Maryland Insurance Administration Guidance Concerning COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

CARES Act Provides Aid and Regulatory Relief to Students and Educational Institutions

16 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.K. Employment Update: Statutory Changes Announced in Response to Coronavirus

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

SEC Grants Emergency Liquidity Relief to Mutual Funds in Light of COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.K. Government Announces Plan to Fly Back British Nationals Stranded Abroad During Coronavirus Pandemic

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus Considerations for Property Owners, Developers and Managers

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Can We Close? Real Estate Transactions in the Age of COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

New Jersey Expands Access to Telehealth Services During COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Opportunities for Small Businesses Through the Federal Stimulus Bill and Current SBA Loan Program

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Business Interruption: The Convergence of Coverage and Science

11 min read  
Updates March 2020

The Impact of the CARES Act Upon Nonprofit Organizations

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

Labor and Employment Issues in the CARES Act

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Fact Sheet: Dos and Don’ts of Safely Distributing Human Food for Use as Animal Food

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: California Department of Insurance Guidance Concerning COVID-19

7 min read  
Updates March 2020

Insurance Industry Cybersecurity and COVID-19: The Importance of Risk Assessments

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

CARES Act Brings Much-Needed Relief (and New Obligations) for Benefit Plans

22 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Ventilators, Tubing Connectors and Accessories

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Key Takeaways for Indian Country From the Coronavirus Relief Package

2 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Greg Abrams Discusses ADA Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Tax Relief for Businesses Included in the CARES Act

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: Washington State OIC Guidance Concerning COVID-19

9 min read  
Updates March 2020

Federal Antitrust Authorities Offer Guidance to Businesses Eager to Assist With Coronavirus Pandemic

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Market Stress and Diligence Concerns for the Tax-Exempt Finance Market

7 min read  
Updates March 2020

CARES Act: Key Business Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Employee Assistance Programs to Address COVID-19 Challenges

7 min read  
Updates March 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: COVID-19 Response Continues

7 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Relaxes Modification Restrictions for Non-Invasive Remote Monitoring Devices During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Helps the Food Supply Chain by Easing Labeling Requirements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4 min read  
Updates March 26, 2020

Who’s in Charge? Making Sense of Government Orders in the COVID-19 Response

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Revised SEC Order Eases Some Requirements for Delayed Form ADV Filing Due to COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

GOP Advocates for Trade Relief for Companies Impacted by COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

OCR Issues COVID-19 Information-Sharing Guidance for First Responders

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Nears Passage of $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

12 min read  
Updates March 2020

State Insurance Spotlight: Florida OIR Guidance Concerning COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Allows for Temporary Medicare Provider Enrollment During COVID-19 Emergency

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Relief Available for Indiana Property Taxpayers During COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Tax Filing Updates Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.K. Immigration Update: Home Office Releases Guidance for Visas During Coronavirus Pandemic

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Home, Sweet Home — Cybersecurity Tips for Work-From-Home Employers and Employees

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis: Five Quick Tips for Business Communicators

3 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Beware the Snake in the Grass: COBRA Election Notice Considerations During The COVID-19 Pandemic

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Illinois Businesses: What You Need to Know About the “Stay at Home” Order

9 min read  
Updates March 2020

Law Enforcement Searches and Seizures During the COVID-19 Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Fed, SEC Act to Ease Stress on Money Market Funds

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: An Employer’s Action Guide

24 min read  
Updates March 2020

HHS PREP Act Declaration Offers Broad-Based Tort Immunity to Those Involved in COVID-19 Fight

4 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Benefit Plan FAQs on COVID-19 Part 5

1 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Brad Andreozzi Speaks with Law360 about the FCC's Ruling During the Coronavirus Pandemic and its Impact on the TCPA

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Payor Policy and Payment Changes Targeting COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Governor Pritzker Expands Access to Telehealth Services in Illinois

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Continues to Respond to Food Industry COVID-19 Concerns: Employee Testing, Social Distancing, Sanitizer Alternatives and Masks

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Colorado COVID-19 State Orders Impacting Employers

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Screening Guidelines in Hospitals and Hospice Agencies

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

FCC Clarifies Application of TCPA’s ‘Emergency Purposes Exception’ Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

Hart-Scott-Rodino and Merger Control in the Time of COVID-19

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Business Immigration and Coronavirus: Latest Announcements from USCIS and DOL

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Infection Control Guidance in a Time of Scarcity

12 min read  
Updates March 2020

What Resources Can Local Governments Access in the COVID-19 National Emergency?

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.S. Trade Representative Considers New Section 301 Tariff Exclusions in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Responses to the Current Ventilator Shortage: FDA’s Recommendations and Guidance for Industry and Health Care Providers

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19, Section 1135 Waivers and the Stark Law

4 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Benefit Plan FAQs on COVID-19 Part 4

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Price Gouging Laws and COVID-19: Navigating Unprecedented Market Conditions

10 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19: Considerations for Employee Testing

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: NHS Needs U.K. Manufacturers’ Assistance to Make Ventilators

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

New Legislation Increases N95 Face Mask Supply for U.S. Health Care Workers

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issue Guidance Regarding EMTALA Requirements During COVID-19

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19 and the Defense Production Act: What Does This Mean for U.S. Businesses?

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

On To Phase Three: A Third Supplemental Package Is Aimed at Curbing the Economic Downturn From COVID-19

9 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA and TTB Take Steps to Ease Hand Sanitizer Shortage

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19 and the GDPR: Should Employers Conduct Temperature Checks?

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

Pennsylvania Businesses Ordered to Shut Down Their Physical Operations If Not “Life Sustaining”

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: COVID-19 Emergency Measures

6 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Normal Cafeteria Plan Mid-Year Election Change Rules Apply – For Now

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Form I-9 Update: Department of Homeland Security Introduces Flexibility for In-Person I-9 Rules

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS and CDC Issue Guidance to Dialysis Facilities During Coronavirus Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Trials of Medical Products During COVID-19 Pandemic

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Waive Critical Access Hospital Bed and Inpatient Hours Limits

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Responds to COVID-19 Concerns: Our Food Supply Is Safe

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Cancellations, Closures and Travel Restrictions: Coronavirus Strikes Immigration System Again

9 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Benefit Plan FAQs on COVID-19 Part 3

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Antitrust Laws Still Apply to Trade Association and Competitor Meetings During COVID-19 Outbreak

5 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Matt Levy Speaks with Twin Cities Business about COVID-19’s Impact on Contracts

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

CFTC Provides No-Action Relief on Regulatory Requirements

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

A Day in Telehealth History: Access to Telehealth Services Expanded, Requirements to Facilitate Virtual Visits Relaxed in Response to Coronavirus

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

The Pressure Is on for Tribal Gaming Regulators to Close Tribal Casinos: Recent NIGC Guidance Regarding COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Home Health Agencies

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Complying With WARN Act Requirements During the Coronavirus Pandemic

15 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Passes Expansive Coronavirus Package, Including Paid Leave

6 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Benefit Plan FAQs on COVID-19 – Part 2

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Facilities

7 min read  
Blog Post March 2020

Benefit Plan FAQs on COVID-19 Part 1

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Emergency COVID-19 Relief to Funds and Advisers

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

How Your Business’s Contractual Rights and Obligations May Be Impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

10 min read  
Updates March 2020

Condemnation and COVID-19: When National Emergencies and Eminent Domain Collide

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Regulatory Actions to Address Affordability of Coronavirus-Related Services

11 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Considers Expansive Coronavirus Package, Including Paid Leave and Free Testing

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

Special Update: Minnesota Legislature Recesses

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance Regarding FERPA and COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: Immigration and Global Mobility Challenges for Employers

16 min read  
Updates March 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: Coronavirus Preparation and Response Takes Spotlight

9 min read  
Updates March 2020

President Donald Trump Declared a National Emergency to Combat Coronavirus – What Happens Now?

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19: Need-to-Know Employer Information on Data Privacy and Recent Governmental Actions

8 min read  
Updates March 2020

Insurance and the Coronavirus: Assessing Potential Claims and Coverage Issues

6 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Murray Clark Talks Coronavirus' Potential Impacts on Indiana Manufacturing on Inside INdiana Business

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

(Back to) Work in the Time of Coronavirus: A Guide for Employers in China

13 min read  
Updates March 2020

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance for Title IV Participating Institutions Regarding Coronavirus

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Minnesota Legislative Update: Coronavirus and Super Tuesday Take Center Stage

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

Citing Coronavirus Threat, SEC Staff Expands In-Person Voting Relief for Investment Company Boards

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Sends $8.3B Coronavirus Package to the President — What Does That Mean for You?

7 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Susan Kline Examines Employer Precautions During Coronavirus Scare With SHRM

1 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: A Guide for U.K. Employers

3 min read  
Media Mentions March 2020

Nicole Truso Speaks with Minnesota Lawyer about the Coronavirus and its Effects on Employee Rights

1 min read  
Publication February 2020

How the Coronavirus May Affect Your Supply Chain's Health

1 min read  
Updates February 2020

How the Coronavirus May Impact Your Commercial Health and Contracts

5 min read  

COVID-19 and Global Trade: Understanding and Mitigating Supply Chain Risks

6 min read  

Events

Event Recap

Recorded Webinar June 03, 2020

Franchisor Best Practices - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar June 04, 2020

Returning to Work in New York: Key Employment Law Considerations - Webinar

Jun 04, 2020  
Recorded Webinar May 28, 2020

ESOP Companies in COVID-19 Environment — Issues Pertaining to Turnaround and Restructuring

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 21, 2020

Faegre Drinker Insights: Webinar Discussion with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap May 20, 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Mergers and Acquisitions and Related Contracts - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 19, 2020

Faegre Drinker Insights: Webinar Discussion with U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 14, 2020 CLE

The Impact of COVID-19 on Employee Benefits and What You Need to Be Thinking About - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 14, 2020

Webinar Series - Franchisor Best Practices

4 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap May 07, 2020

Getting Your Employees Back to Work - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 06, 2020

Faegre Drinker Insights: U.S. Senator Tina Smith on Impacts of COVID-19 on Minnesota Businesses

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar May 01, 2020

Faegre Drinker Insights: Webinar Discussion with U.S. Senator Cory Gardner

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar April 30, 2020 CLE

How to Successfully Navigate the U.S. and Chinese Restrictions on PPE Shipments Needed for the COVID-19 Response and Related Developments

2 min read  
Recorded Webinar April 23, 2020

ESOP Valuations in COVID-19 Environment and Issues Pertaining to Interim Valuations

2 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 23, 2020

Corporate Venture Capital in the Consumer Sector during the COVID-19 Pandemic - Webinar

2 min read  
Recorded Webinar April 22, 2020 CLE

Immigration & Global Mobility: Pandemic Pandemonium (or Into a New Frontier)?

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 10, 2020

COVID-19 Employment Webinar - Webinar

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 09, 2020

Labor & Workforce Management in the Age of COVID-19

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 09, 2020

Adviser Disclosures and COVID-19 - Webinar

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 09, 2020

The CARES Act: Economic Stimulus for Indian Country - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar April 08, 2020

Faegre Drinker Insights: Webinar Discussion with U.S. Senator Todd Young

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 02, 2020

COVID-19 What Are the Implications for Employers and Their Employees?

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 02, 2020

Insights for the Dairy Industry during Covid-19 and Beyond - Webinar

1 min read  
Speaking Engagement Recap April 02, 2020 CLE

Price Gouging and Police Powers in Declared Emergencies - Webinar

2 min read  
Recorded Webinar April 01, 2020 CLE

Telehealth Opportunities and Challenges During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2 min read  
Recorded Webinar March 26, 2020

Navigating Employee Benefits in an Evolving COVID-19 Pandemic - Webinar

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar March 25, 2020 CLE

Supply Chains Under Attack — What Should I Do?

1 min read  
Recorded Webinar March 18, 2020 CLE

Navigating COVID-19 Issues

2 min read  
Recorded Webinar March 18, 2020

Privacy and Security Updates and Challenges

1 min read  

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