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BANKRUPTCY

COVID-19 Foreclosure Bulletin
03.20.2020 | Jacqueline Simms-Petredis Adam J. Knight

CYBERSECURITY

COVID-19 Cybersecurity Considerations for a Remote Workforce
04.07.2020 | Elizabeth Shirley Brooke Watson

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

Employer Preparation for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
03.5.2020 | Amy Jordan Wilkes Caroline H. Page Caroline Q. Weber

Coronavirus Pandemic – Now What? Can Employees Work From Home?
03.11.2020 | Caroline H. Page

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What Employers Need to Know and How to Prepare
03.18.2020 | Christine Tenley Matt Scully Caroline H. Page

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing, Relaxes Signature Requirements Due to Pandemic
3.24.2020 | Melissa Azallion Jon Eggert

Overview of the Department of Labor’s Guidance Explaining Emergency FMLA and Paid Sick Leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
03.25.2020 | Caroline H. Page

DHS Relaxes Form I-9 Requirements in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic
03.25.2020 | Nina Maja Bergmar

2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill Passes-What Businesses Need to Know Now
03.27.2020 | Christine S. Tenley Nina Maja Bergmar

DOL Issues Third Round of Questions and Answers on Families First Coronavirus Response
03.31.2020 | Ronald W. Flowers Matthew T. Scully

“Not April Fools: New Paid Sick and Family Leave Requirements,” Industry Today
04.7.2020 | Amy Jordan Wilkes

BUSINESS

Contracts & Coronavirus: The Impact on Your Business and Potential Force Majeure Issues
03.16.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley

U.S. Small Business Administration to Offer Coronavirus Disaster Relief Assistance Loans
03.21.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Business
3.20.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley

SEC Warns COVID-19 Increases Insider Trading Risks
3.25.2020 | Thomas K. Potter III

Senate Passes CARES Act for Business Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
03.27.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley Jennifer M. Leaphart

SBA Paycheck Protection Program: Is Your Business Eligible?
03.27.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley George E. Morrison Jennifer M. Leaphart

What Are Your Options for Relief from the Coronavirus Crisis?
03.27.2020 | George E. Morrison Jennifer M. Leaphart

Does the Coronavirus Relief Act Change Your Decision?
3.30.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley Jeff T. Allen

So You Qualify for a Paycheck Protection Loan… Now What? 
04.01.2020 | Callie Sullins Whatley George E. Morrison Jennifer M. Leaphart

CONSTRUCTION

The Coronavirus Effect on Construction Projects
03.13.2020 | C. William Daniels Jr. Matthew R. Griffith L. Robert Shreve

Complimentary E-Book: Best Practices for Contractors to Address COVID-19
03.20.2020 | Matthew J. DeVries

ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Using Electronic Signatures
3.24.2020 | Ed Snow India Vincent Beth Shirley Jonathan Sykes

ENVIRONMENTAL

U.S. EPA Releases COVID-19 Enforcement Guidance
03.26.2020 | Schuyler K. Espy

EPA to the Rescue
04.06.2020 | Bill Penny

FINANCIAL SERVICES

COVID-19 Collections Impact Bulletin
03.24.2020 | Rachel B. Cash Eli J. Hare Denzel E. Okinedo

The CARES Act and Its Impact on Consumer Loans
03.31.2020 | Kristen Watson Matt Mitchell

Non-Federal Student Loans and the Coronavirus Pandemic
04.02.2020 | Miya Moore Mark Tyson

Massachusetts and Illinois Issue New Statewide COVID-19 Collections Guidance
04.2.2020 | Rachel B. Cash Eli J. Hare Denzel E. Okinedo

Florida Governor Orders 45-Day Suspension of Foreclosure and Eviction Statutes
04.3.2020 | Reid S. Manley Gennifer L. Bridges

CFPB Releases COVID-19 Credit Reporting Guidance
04.3.2020 | Rachel R. Friedman Katherine West

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Alternate Opportunities for Distilled Spirit Permittees During the COVID-19 Pandemic
03.30.2020 | April McKenzie Mason Brooke Watson

HEALTH CARE

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Care Helpful Hints
03.12.2020| Jerry W. Taylor

New Telehealth Rules to Address COVID-19
03.20.2020 | James A. Hoover J. Matthew Kroplin

OCR HIPAA Guidance in Light of COVID-19
03.23.2020 | Kelli Carpenter Fleming

Recent Actions by CMS with Regard to COVID-19: Financial Relief for Medicare Providers and Requested Data Sharing
03.30.2020 | Kelli Carpenter Fleming

CMS Announces Additional Expansion of Telehealth Services
03.31.2020 | J. Matthew Kroplin

CMS Announces Additional Measures To Provide Home Health Agencies Greater Flexibility to Fight COVID-19
03.31.2020 | James A. Hoover

CMS Announces Additional Measures To Provide Hospice Providers Greater Flexibility to Fight COVID-19
04.01.2020 | James A. Hoover

Treatment of Health Care Providers Under the FFCRA
04.01.2020 | Howard Bogard Caroline Q. Weber  

CMS Announces Flexibilities for Physicians and Other Clinicians to Fight COVID-19
04.01.2020 | Howard E. Bogard J. Matthew Kroplin

CMS Implements Sweeping Regulatory Relief to Help Hospitals Respond to COVID-19
04.01.2020 | Jerry W. Taylor

Accelerated Payment Program for Medicare Providers
04.02.2020 | Kelli Carpenter Fleming  J. Matthew Kroplin

INSURANCE

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & The Coming Insurance Claims
03.18.2020 | Walker M. Beauchamp Emily C. Burke

If there Is Coverage: Other Business Interruption Considerations and Issues from the Coronavirus Pandemic
03.26.2020 | Mike Strasavich

Insurance Coverage for Cybercrimes in the Wake of COVID-19
04.02.2020| Taylor Johnson

INTERNATIONAL

The Facts on the COVID-19 European Travel Ban
03.12.2020 | Melissa L. Azallion Anna L. Scully Jonathan C. Eggert

International Travel Update
03.16.2020 | Melissa L. Azallion Anna L. Scully Jonathan C. Eggert

IMMIGRATION

USCIS Suspends Premium Processing, Relaxes Signature Requirements Due to Pandemic
03.24.2020 | Melissa L. Azallion Jonathan C. Eggert

LENDING

Remote Electronic Commercial Loan Closings and Workouts: A Summary Guide During COVID-19 Interruptions
03.18.2020 | Ed Snow

REAL ESTATE

What South Carolina Vacation Rental Companies Need to Know About COVID-19
03.16.2020 | John P. Carroll

SECURITIES REGULATIONS

FINRA & COVID-19: Review Your BCP; OK’s Remote Work
03.12.2020 | Thomas K. Potter III

FINRA-DR Continues In-Person Hearings
03.17.2020 | Thomas K. Potter III

Financial Regulators Post COVID Guidance
03.18.2020 | Thomas K. Potter III

MSRB Collects COVID-19 Continuing Disclosures
04.02.2020 | Thomas K. Potter III

TAX

IRS Extends 2019 Income Tax Payment Deadline – States Soon to Follow
03.18.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

IRS Announces Office Closures
03.20.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

Treasury Secretary Announces “Tax Day” To Now Be Extended to July 15th
03.20.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

IRS Extends 2019 Income Tax Payment Deadline – But Not Date for Filing 2019 Federal Income Tax Returns
03.20.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

Internal Revenue Service Provides Additional Guidance on Tax Credits for Emergency Leave
03.23.2020 | Jeffrey T. Allen

South Carolina Further Extends 2019 Income Tax Filing and Payment Due Dates
03.24.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

IRS Announces New “People First Initiative” Suspending Many Important Federal Tax Compliance Dates and Certain Tax Collection Measures
03.26.2020 | Erik P. Doerring

Key Tax Provisions of the CARES Act
03.30.2020 | Jeffrey T. Allen

CARES Act Retroactively Corrects Depreciation Rules Expands Bonus Depreciation to Building Improvements
03.30.2020 | J. Allen Sullivan Jr. Christian W. Borek

CARES Act Massively Expands NOL Availability, Removes TCJA Limits, and Brings Back and Even Extends Carrybacks
03.30.2020 | J. Allen Sullivan Jr. Christian W. Borek

Employee Benefits in the CARES Act
03.30.2020 |C. Logan Hinkle Debra Lee Mackey

CARES Act Employee Retention Tax Credit
03.31.2020 | Jeffrey T. Allen

CARES Act Massively Expands NOL Availability, Removes TCJA Limits, and Brings Back and Even Extends Carrybacks
04.1.2020 | J. Allen Sullivan Jr. Christian W. Borek

Congress Retroactively Removes Limits on Excess Business Losses in CARES Act
Affected Taxpayers Should Apply for 2018 and 2019 Refunds

04.2.2020 | Christian W. Borek J. Allen Sullivan Jr.

TRANSPORTATION 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) // Emergency Declaration Allowing Regulatory Reprieve for Carriers and Drivers Providing “Direct Assistance” to COVID-19 Relief
03.20.2020 | Kenneth M. Bryant John P. Kavanagh Jr. Turner B. Williams