To assist our clients in various stages of the litigation life cycle, our Litigation Group has prepared an ongoing series of Memos, Podcasts and Webinars. Topics include key considerations for businesses undergoing workforce restructuring, guidance for OFAC-administered regulatory requirements and considerations for businesses trying to determine whether they are “essential” or “critical” under changing guidelines. 



Partner Contacts: Nicolas BourtinCatherine M. ClarkinJared M. FishmanJulia M. JordanMarc Treviño and Benjamin H. Weiner
 


RECENT CLIENT GUIDANCE
 

COVID-19 Insurance Developments: Business Interruption, Workers’ Compensation, Auto

May 29, 2020 – The novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic and the business closures, unemployment and economic disruptions caused by the pandemic continue to generate significant insurance-related legislative, regulatory and litigation activity in the United States. This Memorandum summarizes recent key COVID-19-related developments with respect to three property and casualty insurance coverages particularly affected by the crisis.
 

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S&C's Critical InsightsOFAC Guidance in Response to COVID-19

May 6, 2020 – Eric Kadel, co-managing partner of S&C's Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime practice, and Jamie Earl, special counsel in the practice, discuss OFAC's recent guidance regarding compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic.





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S&C's Critical InsightsThe Impact of COVID-19 on the Aviation Industry

April 28, 2020 – In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights podcast series, Amanda Flug Davidoff, Deputy Managing Partner of S&C’s Litigation Group, Annie Ostrager, co-head of the Labor and Employment Law Group, and George Sampas, leader of the Firm’s aviation and North American energy and natural resources practices, discuss issues the aviation industry is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.




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Week of April 20, 2020

April 21, 2020 – OFAC Guidance in Response to COVID-19: OFAC Issues Guidance on Sanctions Compliance and Provision of Humanitarian Assistance and Trade to Combat COVID-19 (Memo)


Week of April 13, 2020

April 16, 2020 – BSA and AML Compliance Guidance and the Paycheck Protection Program (Memo)

April 14, 2020 – The City of Los Angeles Orders Mandatory Face Coverings to Protect Certain Essential Employees (Blog Post)

April 14, 2020 – CMA Prohibits Merger That DOJ Tried – But Failed – To Block: In an unusual turn of events, the CMA prohibited the Sabre/Farelogix merger only two days after a U.S. federal court rejected the DOJ’s attempt to block the transaction (Memo)

April 13, 2020  Court Endorses Establishment of Eligibility Criteria for Paycheck Protection Program Loans (Memo)
 

Week of April 6, 2020

April 10, 2020 – EU State Aid: European Commission Expands COVID-19 State Aid Temporary Framework, and Approves 52 State Aid Notifications Worth Over €500bn (Memo)
 

Week of March 30, 2020

April 2, 2020 – S&C Critical Insights – The Impact of COVID-19 on Government Investigations​ (Podcast)

March 30, 2020 – M&A During the COVID-19 Crisis — European Commission Encourages Protection of Critical Assets by EU Member States (Memo)

 

Week of March 16, 2020

March 19, 2020 – U.S., European Merger Review Adapts to COVID-19 Crisis (Memo)

March 19, 2020 – S&C Critical Insights – New COVID-19 Guidelines Delay Merger Reviews (Podcast)