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  1. IP lawyers guide clients through drug pricing framework transition, March 30, 2020
  2. Lawyers raise alarm on shoplifting settlement ‘shakedown’, March 30, 2020

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  1. Argonaut Gold and Alio Gold Announce Friendly At-Market Merger - Canada NewsWire, (Bennett Jones; Blake Cassels), March 31, 2020
Law Firm Press Releases

  1. OSFI Announces Regulatory Flexibility to Foster Banks’ and Insurers’ Financial and Operational Resiliency in the Face of the COVID-19 Crisis, McCarthy Tetrault, March 30, 2020
  2. Tax Planning: Warming up to the refreeze in a COVID-19-impacted economy, Stewart McKelvey, March 30, 2020
  3. Blanket Relief for Certain Regulatory Filings as a Result of COVID-19, WeirFoulds: Publications, March 30, 2020
  4. BMO, Export Development Canada announce financial relief measures for small- and medium-sized businesses – The Globe and Mail, Osler, March 30, 2020
  5. BC Government Relaxes “In Canada Only” Data Hosting Requirements for Public Bodies Due To COVID-19, Lawson Lundell, March 30, 2020
  6. Suspension of Mandatory Limitation Periods & Other Mandatory Time Periods for Commencement of Proceedings in British Columbia, Lawson Lundell, March 30, 2020
  7. Rebecca Wise on COVID-19’s effect on employment obligations, Torys: In the Media, March 30, 2020
  8. COVID-19 Impact: Canadian Intellectual Property Office Extends All Deadlines to May 1, 2020, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  9. COVID-19 Impact: New Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  10. Alberta restricts gatherings and non-'essential” businesses, DLA Piper Insights (Canada), March 30, 2020
  11. Intellectual Property and Technology News (North America), Issue 45, Q1 2020, DLA Piper Insights (Canada), March 30, 2020
  12. When Must an Anti-SLAPP Motion Be Heard?, Lenczner Slaght: Blogs, March 30, 2020
  13. COVID 19 Impact: Ontario Issues Emergency Order Prohibiting Price Gouging of Necessary Goods, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  14. Ontario Regulators and COVID-19, WeirFoulds: Publications, March 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Law Firm Press

  1. CARES Act Provides Relief for Aviation Industry; Significant Conditions Apply : Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Offers More than $50 billion in Financial Assistance for Certain Aviation-Related Companies, Subject to Significant Restrictions on Capital Allocation, Employee Retention and Compensation and Other Conditions, Including the Issuance of Warrants or Other Instruments to the U.S. Government., Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  2. M&A During the COVID-19 Crisis —European Commission Encourages Protection of Critical Assets by EU Member States : The European Commission Issues Guidelines Calling for Heightened Scrutiny of Foreign Investments in the EU, Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  3. Heightened Cybersecurity Risks Resulting From COVID-19’s Effects on Operations : Companies Should Be Alert to Cybercriminals Exploiting Remote Working Vulnerabilities and Interest in COVID-19, Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  4. SEC Issues COVID-19 Disclosure Guidance and Extends Conditional Relief from Reporting Requirements : Staff Provides Guidance for Reporting on the Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis and Issues New Orders Extending Relief for Public Companies, Investment Funds and Investment Advisers, Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  5. Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act—Business Tax Provisions : CARES Act Provides Tax Relief to Businesses, Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  6. S&C Critical Insights – The Federal Reserve Reacts To COVID-19, Sullivan & Cromwell, March 31, 2020
  7. COVID-19 in 19: Top Tips for Effective Home-working, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, March 31, 2020
  8. COVID-19 wage subsidy plan: traps for employers who rush workforce changes, Clayton Utz, March 31, 2020
  9. EPA Enforcement Discretion Policy for COVID-19 Pandemic, Seyfarth Shaw, March 31, 2020
  10. COVID-19: Considerations for Retailers on Employee Furloughs in U.S. and California, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Thought Leadership, March 31, 2020
  11. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—Oversight Authorities and Managing New Risks, WilmerHale, March 30, 2020
  12. COVID-19: Immunity Under the Prep Act:  When Does It Apply to Private Sector Efforts to Help Combat COVID-19?, WilmerHale, March 30, 2020
  13. U.S. Department of Labor Issues Supplemental Q&A on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Gould & Ratner, March 30, 2020
  14. FDA and TTB Allowing Distilleries to Produce Hand Sanitizers to Combat COVID-19, Crowell & Moring: Alerts and Newsletters, March 30, 2020
  15. COVID and the Courts: State Court Edition, Crowell & Moring: Alerts and Newsletters, March 30, 2020
  16. COVID-19 Benchmarking Survey for Trade Associations Survey Results, Crowell & Moring: Alerts and Newsletters, March 30, 2020
  17. Employers Seek Clarity for H-1B Compliance During COVID-19, Harris Beach, March 30, 2020
  18. CARES Act Provides Tax Relief in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic, Cooley, March 30, 2020
  19. COVID-19, Private Investors and the CARES Act: Do Investor Backed Companies Get Left Out in the Cold?, Vorys, Sater, March 30, 2020
  20. Congress Creates the Paycheck Protection Program Through the SBA to Provide Loans and a Loan Forgiveness Program to Eligible Entities Impacted by COVID-19, Vorys, Sater, March 30, 2020
  21. U.S. COVID-19: USEPA Issues Enforcement-Forbearance Guidance in Response to COVID-19, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Thought Leadership, March 30, 2020
  22. A Summary of Recent SEC Guidance Responding to COVID-19, Husch Blackwell Sanders, March 30, 2020
  23. COVID-19 and the Corporate Trustee – Can Virtual Noteholder Meetings be Held?, Dorsey & Whitney, March 30, 2020
  24. Implications of the Coronavirus Under Mexican Law, Foley & Lardner, March 30, 2020
  25. Kramer Levin’s COVID-19 Update: CARES Act Webinar Series - Tax, Kramer Levin, March 30, 2020
  26. Kramer Levin’s COVID-19 Update: CARES Act Webinar Series - Derivatives/Investment Management, Kramer Levin, March 30, 2020
  27. COVID-19 Update: Employers Required to Post Notice Regarding Leave Options, Employer Opportunities Under the CARES Act and New Guidance on Paid COVID-19 Leave, Kramer Levin, March 30, 2020
  28. SEC Division of Corporate Finance Issues COVID-19 Disclosure Guidance, Michael Best, March 30, 2020
  29. The COVID-19 Pandemic: Distance Learning and Students with Special Needs, Gibbons, March 30, 2020
  30. The Impact of COVID-19 on Environmental Enforcement, Ice Miller, March 30, 2020
  31. SEC Issues Guidance Regarding Disclosure Obligations in Light of COVID-19, Dickinson Wright, March 30, 2020
  32. Assessing the Downside Risk of the Coronavirus for the U.S. Solar Industry, Mintz Levin, March 30, 2020
  33. OSFI Announces Regulatory Flexibility to Foster Banks’ and Insurers’ Financial and Operational Resiliency in the Face of the COVID-19 Crisis, McCarthy Tetrault, March 30, 2020
  34. Blanket Relief for Certain Regulatory Filings as a Result of COVID-19, WeirFoulds: Publications, March 30, 2020
  35. BC Government Relaxes “In Canada Only” Data Hosting Requirements for Public Bodies Due To COVID-19, Lawson Lundell, March 30, 2020
  36. Rebecca Wise on COVID-19’s effect on employment obligations, Torys: In the Media, March 30, 2020
  37. COVID-19 Impact: Canadian Intellectual Property Office Extends All Deadlines to May 1, 2020, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  38. COVID-19 Impact: New Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  39. Coronavirus: Ending Contracts Without Force Majeure, Pillsbury Winthrop, March 30, 2020
  40. COVID-19 Updates for UK + European Capital Markets: FCA, FRC + PRA Joint Statement, AIM Guidance and ESMA Public Statement, Cooley, March 30, 2020
  41. Applicability of the Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Seyfarth Shaw, March 30, 2020
  42. Hospitals Redeploy Specialists to COVID-19 Front Lines, Arent Fox, March 30, 2020
  43. COVID-19: Antitrust Implications of Dynamic Pricing, Online Third-Party Seller Platforms and Price Gouging, Cooley, March 30, 2020
  44. COVID-19: Understanding the Paycheck Protection Loan Program and Expansion of the Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs Under the CARES Act, WilmerHale, March 30, 2020
  45. COVID-19: The Virus Creates New Regulatory Priorities and Litigation Risks for Public Companies and Market Participants, WilmerHale, March 30, 2020
  46. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Releases Updated Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce in COVID-19 Response, WilmerHale, March 30, 2020
  47. Covid-19 - England - Should restaurants, bars & pubs close or regear as takeaways what are the implications for landlords and tenants?, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Thought Leadership, March 30, 2020
  48. COVID-19 Update – How the CARES Act Effects Tax Benefits Related to Charitable Giving, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Thought Leadership, March 30, 2020
  49. COVID-19 US Antitrust Developments: FTC Resumes Early Termination Process, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Thought Leadership, March 30, 2020
  50. Insurers' COVID-19 Notepad: What You Need to Know Now, Crowell & Moring: Alerts and Newsletters, March 30, 2020
  51. COVID 19 Impact: Ontario Issues Emergency Order Prohibiting Price Gouging of Necessary Goods, Cassels Brock: Published, March 30, 2020
  52. Temporary Authority of Director of the USPTO During the COVID-19 Emergency, Dickinson Wright, March 30, 2020
  53. In Law360, Tom Bulleit Addresses Impact of COVID-19 Relief Bill on Drug Pricing Legislation, Ropes & Gray, March 30, 2020
  54. Coronavirus Bill Authorizes USPTO and Copyright Office to Adjust or Waive Statutory Deadlines, Fish & Richardson, March 30, 2020
  55. Business Tax Provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Hughes Hubbard, March 30, 2020
  56. Los Angeles City Council Passes Mandated Supplemental Paid Sick Leave and Other COVID-19 Legislation, Epstein Becker, March 30, 2020
  57. Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Corporations to Receive Billions of Dollars in Coronavirus Assistance - Navigating the Tribal Government Assistance Provisions in the CARES Act, Dorsey & Whitney, March 30, 2020
  58. Department of Labor Issues New Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act Definitions of “Health Care Provider” and “Emergency Responder”, Dorsey & Whitney, March 30, 2020
  59. CARES Act Provides Tax Relief to Individuals, Businesses Impacted by COVID-19, Gould & Ratner, March 30, 2020
  60. COVID-19 Considerations for Retirement Plans During the Pandemic, Gould & Ratner, March 30, 2020
  61. Ontario Regulators and COVID-19, WeirFoulds: Publications, March 30, 2020
  62. Considerations Before Taking a CARES Act Loan Due to the Coronavirus, Foley & Lardner, March 30, 2020
  63. Texas PUC Issues Three Orders in Response to COVID-19 to Assist Residential Ratepayers, Haynes and Boone, March 30, 2020
  64. Implications for the Cannabis Industry Due to the Coronavirus, Foley & Lardner, March 30, 2020
  65. COVID-19 Update: New York Allows Premium Deferral for One Year; Louisiana Suspends Policy Cancellations, Kramer Levin, March 30, 2020
  66. Congress Provides COVID-19 Relief to Airlines and Aviation Workers, Haynes and Boone, March 30, 2020
  67. Business Tax Provisions in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Haynes and Boone, March 30, 2020
  68. Corporate Coronavirus Cooperation Raises Prospect of Collusion, Morrison & Foerster: News, March 30, 2020
  69. COVID-19 Pandemic Layoffs: Federal and State WARN Act Requirements and Their Unforeseeable Business Circumstances Exceptions, Kasowitz, March 30, 2020
  70. Benesch COVID-19 Resource Center: Environmental Regulators Acknowledge that COVID-19 May Necessitate Noncompliance, But the Scope of Relief for Businesses Remains Unclear, Benesch, March 30, 2020
  71. The Implications of COVID-19 for Hospitals and Physicians: American Hospital Association Recommends Suspension of Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, Gibbons, March 30, 2020
  72. Reducing or Suspending Employer Retirement Plan Contributions Due to COVID-19, Ice Miller, March 30, 2020

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  1. Canadian Business Support Measures Augmented in New Series of Federal Government Announcements, Stikeman Newsletters, March 30, 2020
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