COVID-19: Law Firm Updates – April 1

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The rapidly changing coronavirus outbreak continues to impact not just the legal industry but the entire world. For those in the legal industry, we would like to provide you with updates from firms across the nation.

Dentons: Dentons, the world’s largest law firm and the only global law firm operating in most of the countries where there is a significant outbreak of COVID-19, including in the US, today adds a COVID-19 50-State Tracker to a suite of client resources available publicly. READ MORE

McCarthy Tetrault: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, federal and provincial governments are enacting increasingly stringent measures to limit the virus’ spread, including declaring states of emergency and closing non-“essential” businesses. To help mitigate the massive economic impact of these measures, governments are announcing a range of economic relief measures, including assistance to individuals and corporations through many different avenues. READ MORE

David Wright Tremaine: The Federal Trade Commission’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) announced that, effective Monday, March 30, the PNO and Department of Justice Antitrust Division (DOJ) will resume the practice of granting early termination of the waiting period (typically 30 days) under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (HSR Act), when both agencies have determined that no enforcement action will be taken during the waiting period. READ MORE

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Please stay safe and let us know how we can assist you.

 

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