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COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE

Since it was first detected in late 2019, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected every aspect of business around the globe. Travel is restricted, employees and customer are homebound, and the global economy has been shaken. 

As businesses care for employees, stabilize their operations and look for a path forward, Thompson Coburn attorneys can provide thoughtful and up-to-date advice on a wide range of legal issues affected by the COVID-19 crisis, including: 

  • Admiralty and Maritime: Local, state, federal restrictions on vessel calls and operations in United States ports
  • Contracts: Possible changes to existing and future contracts 
  • Government Contracts: How to maintain current operations, continue revenue flow, preserve rights and deal with performance requirements, delays, changes and other fluid concerns.
  • Higher Education: Advising on regulatory compliance with COVID-19 legislation and operational continuity for institutions
  • HR counseling and labor and employment: Paid leave, FMLA, and accommodations for remote working 
  • Immigration: Travel restrictions affecting foreign national employees, researchers or students
  • Insurance: Possible coverage to address losses
  • Intellectual Property: Delays in global patent and trademark approvals
  • Lobbying & Policy: Comprehensive legislative services related to current and future supplemental appropriations bills
  • M&A: Positioning your organization for a sale; reviewing potential acquisitions 
  • Supply chain: Disruptions that could affect production and pricing
  • Tax: Tax relief for businesses and individuals 

Our COVID-19 response team is ready to assist you with questions related to the current and future impact of this public health crisis. 

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Intellectual property and other legal priorities during COVID-19

‘COVID-19 Adjustment’ may lessen Cook County property taxes in light of pandemic

Are you ready for remote depositions? Adjusting to the new normal of litigation

New relief for cafeteria plans and flexible spending accounts due to COVID-19

As sports teams consider reopening venues, what is their liability due to COVID-19?

Supplemental unemployment benefit plans: A tool for employers responding to the COVID-19 crisis

HEROES Act proposes more potential tax incentives

IRS updates filing and payment deadlines and time-sensitive action FAQs

Can’t comply with EPA during the pandemic? Documentation is key

How COVID-19 presents estate planning opportunities

A good time to consider four essential documents for basic estate planning

From emergency medical products to chicken nuggets: What manufacturers and distributors need to know during COVID-19

Effect of “forgiven” PPP loan on the deductibility of covered expenses

How COVID-19 is likely to strain sports and entertainment partnerships

What employers need to know about the CARES Act Employee Retention Payroll Tax Credit

Illinois residents urged to ‘stay at home’

Practical methods to assure payment and increase collection of accounts receivable during COVID-19

Three tips for Government contractors seeking CARES Act Section 3610 assistance for paying employees or subcontractors

Effect of COVID-19 tax legislation on NOL carryforwards and carrybacks

Court grants TRO preventing abrupt termination of essential services during COVID-19

Importing face masks and personal protective equipment during COVID-19

IRS clarifies Social Security tax deferral under CARES Act

Tax filing and payment deadlines extended due to COVID-19 (again)

Seven tips for companies or organizations seeking or receiving federal funds to fight COVID-19

Five things you should know about the DOL’s new Coronavirus paid leave rules

CARES Act provides relief for small businesses through SBA loans and programs

Employee benefit changes under the CARES Act: What employers need to know

USPTO: Extensions under the CARES Act during COVID-19

City of Los Angeles enacts new sick pay ordinance

CARES Act implications for charitable giving during COVID-19

CARES Act enacts foreclosure and eviction moratoriums for federally-backed multifamily loan programs

Electronic signatures and remote online notarizations during COVID-19

Key tax provisions in the CARES Act

The impact of COVID-19 on MAC clauses and lending transactions: A borrower’s perspective

Retirement plan considerations during COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 on MAC clauses and lending transactions: A lender’s perspective

Patents, trademarks and the COVID-19 stimulus bill

Economic relief opportunities for small businesses during COVID-19

What employers need to know about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers: Be aware of price gouging laws during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic: What lenders should know about invoking MAC clauses

HUD, FHFA and states freeze single-family home foreclosures and evictions due to COVID-19

How the St. Louis City and County Orders may affect your business

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s response to COVID-19

Business tips during the Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus legislation may impact your paid leave and FMLA obligations

10 best practices to keep your business healthy during the Coronavirus outbreak

Blog Posts

Why the return of NOL carry backs may be good news for some distressed corporations

Minding FERPA during COVID-19

Making Clery Act notifications during COVID-19

COVID-19: When a bank loan restructure may not be a troubled debt restructuring (revised)

CARES Act funds: Significant new USED guidance includes surprises

Force Majeure clause protection during COVID-19

10 potential benefits for physicians under the CARES Act

Playing the hand you’re dealt: Dealing with force majeure clauses like a Maverick

ED issues instructions to Higher Ed to obtain CARES Act funds

California Judicial Council enacts Emergency Rules to suspend eviction and foreclosure actions during COVID-19 pandemic

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