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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

A recent decision by a federal judge in New York could open a door to claims for benefits by furloughed employees under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (“EFMLEA”).

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

August 7, 2020
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V&E partners Mike Dry and Fry Wernick, both former senior federal prosecutors at the Department of Justice (DOJ), give their assessment of recent events in Washington, DC and what it could mean for you and ...

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Thursday, July 16, 2020
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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Typically, an employees’ exclusive remedy for work-related injuries is through their state’s workers’ compensation system. As an example, suppose an employee suffers a work-related injury as a result of her employer’s negligence.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Managing the Modern Workplace

July 10, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The global coronavirus pandemic has brought confusion and uncertainty to just about every aspect of life, but one thing remains constant: following a dramatic drop in stock price, an issuer’s public statements will be scrutinized, and securities litigation may follow.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The V&E Report

June 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

In early June, federal agencies brought some of the first enforcement actions against COVID-19 securities fraudsters, involving over $100 million in fraudulent claims and profits, making good on their promise to investigate and prosecute those seeking to fraudulently capitalize on the COVID-19 crisis.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The V&E Report

June 18, 2020
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Practising Law Institute and Vinson & Elkins are pleased to present a webinar on the potential corporate compliance risks resulting from COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

A board of directors’ vision and leadership becomes particularly vital during times of distress.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

June 12, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Class actions in the pork and cattle industry foreshadow probable antitrust enforcement and defense strategies against the backdrop of COVID-19, which has caused meat processing plant closures, severe disruptions to the supply chain of consumer meat, and an increase in prices at your local grocery store.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The V&E Report

June 4, 2020
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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision holding that a qui tam relator in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) action failed to file its complaint alleging Small Business Administration (“SBA”) loan fraud within the required statute of limitations.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

The V&E Report

May 13, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

Companies should consider notifying their insurers of business interruption losses in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

April 17, 2020
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response
Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

In this period of significant market volatility and economic headwinds, risk allocation provisions in M&A agreements are likely to be the subject of heightened focus by parties to deals and, potentially, the courts.

A version of this insight was published in Bloomberg Law, April 27, 2020

Coronavirus: Preparation & Response

April 3, 2020