Corporate Contracts and Agreements | Employment, Employee Benefits and Immigration | Environment and Natural Resources | Financial Services | Government Contracts | Government Relations | Healthcare | International Trade | Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity | Real Estate and Land Use | Tax Planning | White Collar and Government Investigations

CORPORATE CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS 

5.29.2020
MAEs and COVID-19: The Latest on Case Law

4.23.2020
Unintended Impacts of PPP Loans Under Existing Credit Agreements

4.13.2020
Allocation of Risk in the Era of COVID-19: Material Adverse Change in M&A Agreements

3.18.2020
"An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure" - Commercial Contracts in the Era of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

EMPLOYMENT, EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & IMMIGRATION

6.2.2020
Treasury Department Leverages PPP Forgiveness to Require Employers to Disclose Job Offer Rejections to State Unemployment Agencies

5.26.2020
New Opportunities for Health Flexible Spending Arrangements and Cafeteria Plans

5.21.2020
Return to Workplace Guidance: Temperature and Other Medical Screening of Workers for COVID-19 Symptoms and OSHA Reporting of COVID-19 Cases

4.24.2020
Furloughs, Layoffs & Reductions in Force: The Distinctions Impacting Employee Benefits and Employment Laws

4.23.2020
Temporary Suspension of Certain Immigrant Entries for 60 Days Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

4.16.2020
OSHA Unveils COVID-19 Related Enforcement Plan

4.8.2020
OSHA Unveils New Poster Aimed at Reducing Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus

4.6.2020
NC Employers Take Note: New Duty to Notify Laid Off and Furloughed Employees About Unemployment Services

4.3.2020
DOL Issues New Rule on COVID-19 Sick and Family Leave Pay

4.1.2020
COVID-19 Legislation - Employment and Employee Benefit Provisions of the FFCRA and CARES Act - Chart

3.31.2020
UPDATE Re: FFCRA Notice Posters

3.30.2020
UPDATE: U.S. DOL Publishes New Guidance Clarifying Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

3.26.2020
CARES Act – Congress’ Third COVID-19 Bill and What it Means for Employers

3.26.2020
Coronavirus: Employers Must Post New FFCRA Notice by April 1, 2020

3.25.2020
OSHA Reporting and Recordkeeping for COVID-19 at the Workplace

3.25.2020
U.S. DOL Publishes Guidance Clarifying Paid Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

3.23.2020
Coronavirus: Temporary Relaxation of Physical Presence Requirement for Completion of Form I-9 for New Hires Working Remotely

3.23.2020
Government Agencies Announce Plan to Implement COVID-19 Leave and Tax Credits 

3.20.2020
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) - Chart

3.19.2020 
Coronavirus Relief Legislation Establishes New Employee Leave Requirements

3.13.2020
OSHA's Planning Guidance to Employers About Hardening Workplaces Against Coronavirus 

3.6.2020
Protecting Your Business and Employees During Coronavirus: Tips to Educate, Evaluate and Prepare

ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES

4.20.2020
EPA Issues Temporary Advisory for NPDES Reporting During COVID-19

3.27.2020
EPA Issues COVID-19 Guidance on Enforcement Discretion 

3.27.2020
South Carolina Offers Environmental Regulatory Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic

FINANCIAL SERVICES

4.30.2020
Federal Reserve Expands Main Street Lending Program (Chart Included)

4.16.2020
CARES Act Offers Relief to Multifamily (and Senior Housing?) Borrowers with Federally Backed Loans

4.9.2020
First Details on Main Street Lending Program for Mid-Sized Businesses

4.7.2020
CARES Act: New SBA Affiliation Guidance Provides No Relief to Startups and Portfolio Companies under PPP and EIDL

4.7.2020
CARES Act Mid-Sized Business Program

4.3.2020
CARES Act: Will SBA Affiliation Rules Cause Startups and Portfolio Companies to be Ineligible for PPP and EIDL Loans, and is Relief on the Way?

3.31.2020
Summary of SBA Loan Programs under the CARES Act

3.27.2020
Congress Set to Enhance SBA’s Emergency Disaster Loans for Small Businesses

3.27.2020
CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program (SBA 7(a) Loan Program)

3.25.2020
SBA Provides Emergency Disaster Loans for Small Businesses

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING

4.13.2020
Opportunity During Economic Uncertainty

3.26.2020
Federal DHS & DOD Guidance Regarding "Essential Businesses" That Are or May Be Expected to Continue Operations Under State Shutdown Orders

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

Virginia Resources Last Updated: 5.26.2020
North Carolina Resources Last Updated: 5.8.2020
Combined Federal, VA and NC Government Resources for COVID-19

3.31.2020
North Carolina ABC Issues and COVID-19

HEALTH CARE

5.1.2020
Recoupment? Why Health Care Providers Should Be Wary of Spending Their Provider Relief Funding

4.21.2020
CMS’s COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facility Guidance is an Invaluable Tool for Resident Care and Risk Mitigation

4.20.2020
New COVID-19 Requirements and Possible Penalties for Nursing Homes

4.17.2020
CARES ACT Provider Relief Fund Payments

4.3.2020
FCC Announces Application Process for Multi-Million Dollar Telehealth Funding During COVID-19 Pandemic

4.3.2020
Secretary Azar Announces Blanket Waivers of Certain Stark Law Prohibitions

4.2.2020
How the CARES Act Impacts the Senior Housing Industry

3.30.2020
How Telehealth Regulations Have Changed in North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina During the COVID-19 Emergency

INTERNATIONAL TRADE

5.20.2020
Temporary Reduction in Certain ITAR Registration Fees

5.12.2020
Payment of Deferred Import Duties, Taxes and Fees

4.23.2020
Payment of Certain Import Duties, Taxes and Fees Postponed for 90-Days

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & CYBERSECURITY

4.27.2020
Marketing and Advertising: Can I Postpone or Cancel My Sweepstakes, Contest, Raffle or Other Promotion Because of Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

4.8.2020
What Are the Rules Governing the Use of Electronic Signatures?

4.7.2020
Legal Risks in Sharing Geolocation Data with Government Agencies

4.3.2020
Protecting Your Sensitive Information While Using Virtual Meeting Platforms

3.31.2020
The Need for Enhanced Risk-Based Information Security Policies with a Remote Workforce

3.27.2020
The Impact of Remote Workforce on Contractual Obligations

3.27.2020
Intellectual Property Offices Offer Relief Around the World Amid COVID-19 Crisis

REAL ESTATE / LAND USE

5.27.2020
Virginia Multifamily Landlord Lease Enforcement During COVID-19 Pandemic

5.18.2020
Wireless Industry Foresight and Tenacity Pay Off for the American Economy

5.6.2020
Commercial Lease Enforcement in Virginia during the COVID-19 Pandemic

4.23.2020
Back to Business: Land Use Matters & Public Hearings in Virginia - Help is on the Way!

3.30.2020
COVID-19 Emergency | Impacts on Land Use & Development in Virginia

TAX PLANNING

5.26.2020
IRS Issues Proposed Regs on Rehabilitation Credit

5.5.2020
IRS Denies Deduction for Forgiven PPP Loan Amounts Used for Business Expenses

4.28.2020
Section 83(b) Elections: Limited COVID-19 Relief, but Keep Your Records

4.20.2020
Signing Estate Planning Documents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4.15.2020
IRS Provides OZ Relief for Some, But Not All

4.14.2020
IRS Provides Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by COVID-19

4.13.2020
IRS Provides Guidance on NOL Carryback and Section 163(J) Elections

4.13.2020
IRS Expands COVID-19 Relief for Filing and Payment Deadlines to Include Fiduciary Income Tax Returns, Federal Estate Tax Returns and Related Forms

4.10.2020
IRS Relief for Partnerships Wanting to Amend Tax Returns

3.30.2020
IRS Extends Filing Deadline for Federal Gift Tax and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Returns

3.27.2020
CARES Act - Changes to TCJA Provisions and other CARES Act Business Tax Provisions

3.23.2020
Treasury and IRS Move April 15 Tax Filing Deadline Amid COVID-19 Emergency

3.20.2020
Virginia Announces Payment Extension and Penalty Waiver for Corporate and Individual Income Taxpayers in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

3.19.2020
Treasury Department Clarifies 90 Day Delayed Payment of Taxes Owed to Curb Impact of COVID-19 

3.18.2020
COVID-19 Prompts Treasury to Delay April 15 Deadline For Payment of Taxes Owed

WHITE COLLAR & GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIONS

5.6.2020
The SBA’s Evolving Guidance on PPP Loan

4.29.2020
Paycheck Protection Program: After the Pay Comes the Chase

4.6.2020
Strings Attached: Preparing for and Mitigating Risk Associated with COVID-19 Stimulus

FIRM NEWS

03.13.2020
Williams Mullen Shares its COVID-19 Preparedness Update