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Diversity-related derivative actions are on the rise, and Corporate America is on edge

What employers should know about DOL’s final fiduciary rule and proposed prohibited transaction exemption for fiduciaries

What employers should know about the DOL final rule for electronic disclosure by retirement plans under ERISA

Are smart contracts smart enough? COVID-19, force majeure, blockchain and oracles

Highlights from the SBA’s further guidance on PPP loan forgiveness

What landlords need to know about Chicago’s ‘Fair Eviction Notice’ ordinance

How employers are changing employee benefits to address the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 prompts more retail tenant bankruptcies, how should landlords and lenders respond?

What landlords need to know about Chicago’s ‘COVID-19 Eviction Protection’ ordinance

OSHA issues new guidance on face coverings in light of COVID-19

Regulatory Hurdles for Sports Betting in Illinois During COVID-19

How will the landmark Title VII decision in Bostock affect employer liability standards for LGBTQ+ employees?

Coming July 1: What Chicago employers need to know about the new paid sick leave, minimum wage and fair workweek rules

Congress relaxes Paycheck Protection Program rules

‘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

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

Your guide to the SBA’s certification requirement for women-owned small business concerns

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

How COVID-19 presents estate planning opportunities

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

DOJ and CFTC use tough tactics to pursue spoofers

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

Supreme Court expands reach of Clean Water Act to cover some discharges to groundwater

Rabbi trusts: Taxation basics and drafting beyond the model language

Supreme Court harmonizes showing necessary for an award of profits, resolving circuit split in Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil, Inc.

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

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

Importing face masks and personal protective equipment during COVID-19

EPA Inspector General sends message to EPA: Communities must have better access to health risk information

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

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

USPTO: Extensions under the CARES Act during COVID-19

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

Federal agencies announce expedited antitrust procedures for COVID-19 public health efforts

CARES Act implications for charitable giving during COVID-19

Electronic signatures and remote online notarizations during COVID-19

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

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

Retirement plan considerations during COVID-19

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

The COVID-19 Crisis: Questions and answers for employee welfare benefit plans

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

SECURE Act: What employers need to know for retirement plans

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

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

Business tips during the Coronavirus outbreak

Proposed Section 162(m) regulations: Key provisions employers should know

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

Proposed price transparency rules for health care plans: What employers need to know about required disclosures

CSB’s new accidental release reporting rule expands facilities’ reporting obligations

What should plan administrators do about uncashed retirement plan checks?

What receivers need to know about the Federal Priority Act

23 tips for drafting employment arbitration agreements

What investment advisers should know about the SEC’s proposed advertisement solicitation rule updates

What employers need to know about association retirement plans and efforts to expand access to multiple employer plans

Seven things employers should know about Medicare for All

DOJ curtails use of supplemental environmental projects in environmental settlements

Three key elements of good corporate governance

Tips for conducting a year-end 401(k) plan review

An overview of the Illinois Salary History Ban for employers

Blog Posts

Opportunities and risks for cannabis tenants

USDA, FDA announce joint effort to regulate ‘cell-cultured food products’ from meat and poultry

In California, ordinances restricting the homeless from sleeping in public can be ‘Cruel and Unusual’

Labeling of meat at ‘steak’ in constitutional challenge to Missouri law

FDA puts liquid nitrogen use on ice in new Food Code interpretation

Missouri’s 2018 medical cannabis initiatives: Part 2 – Business

Missouri’s 2018 medical cannabis initiatives: Part 1 – The basics

FinCEN exempts certain rollovers, renewals, modifications and extensions from beneficial ownership rules

California fraudsters beware: Protection by ‘integration clause’ less than rare

The Federal Priority Act: How ‘secure’ is a secured creditor if the debtor is subject to a federal claim or investigation?


Remote Work Issues & Implications

Employee Benefits Update

FFCRA Update

Analyzing ED’s New Distance Education Rule

Changes to U.S. Export Control Laws

Title IX Module 5: Title IX Determinations

Title IX Module 3: Title IX Investigations & Informal Resolutions

Getting Ready for USED’s New Student Disclosure Requirements

USED’s New Title IX Rule: A Detailed Examination

Better Together? Competition, Price Gouging and Other Antitrust Issues Raised by the COVID-19 Pandemic

The CARES Act for Higher Education: Strategy and Implementation

Law and Order in the Time of COVID-19: Does EPA’s Temporary Enforcement Policy Apply to Me?

State and Federal Implementation of Industrial Hemp Laws

Navigating HR Issues during the COVID-19 Emergency

Higher Education & Immigration: Five Evolving Areas to Watch

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2020

Financial Risks Common in Employee Benefit Programs

2019 Small Business Government Contracts Regulatory and Administrative Changes and What They Mean for 2020

Merging Institutions of Higher Education: Corporate and Tax Considerations

Colleges Held for Ransom: Responding to a Ransomware Attack

The State of Cannabis in the States: A Federal Overview

Convinced Your Company Can’t Possibly Be Benefiting From or Promoting Human Trafficking? Think Again

Managing Contractors' Combating - Trafficking Compliance

The Big Bang: When the Worlds of Energy Law and Bankruptcy Law Collide

The ABCs of REAs

Intellectual Property Primer for Higher Ed Institutions

The “Key Personnel” Requirement in Government Solicitations

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions in Higher Education: Key Points of the Letter of Intent

The Dodd Frank Rollback: Easing the Rules for Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) Lending

Disclosure Requirements for Online and Distance Professional Licensure Programs

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update 2018

Lender Policies and Procedures for Subpoenas, Summons and Third-Party Demand Requests

PURPA Policies Then and Now: The Latest Developments for Electric Utilities

A Government Contractor's Survival Kit: Understanding Three Challenging Aspects of Procurement

Fiduciary Income Tax Refresher and Update

A Tough Act to Follow: How to Comply with the Complex Trade Agreements Act

Statutory Changes, New Regulations, and Compliance Deadlines Under the Food Safety Modernization Act

Life Insurance to Fund Buyouts or Loss of a Key Person

Hot Topics in Welfare Benefits

Seven Things You Should Know About the Missouri Commercial Receivership Act

Overtime Law 2016 – Expanded New Rule: What It Means for You

Government Contracts Update – Stay Informed

Top 5 Employment Policies to Revamp this Year

Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act)

Bankruptcy 101: Bankruptcy Basics

Immigration Issues

IP 101

Workplace Privacy

Government Contracts Update 2014

Government Contracts Update 2013

Sweepstakes - The Essentials: What You Need to Know

TC Rewind: 2012