Doreen Hartwell participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Doreen HartwellPartner, Hartwell Thalacker, LTD.

James Conomos participates in the IR Global Insolvency Virtual Series – Insolvency & Restructuring: How the global pandemic changed the rules on insolvency

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers Insolvency and restructuring legislation changed radically in all jurisdictions in the wake of COVID-19. While governments have tried to delay the number of insolvencies in the short term, most experts agree that distressed businesses will start to fail significantly later this year and into 2021. For insolvency practitioners and lawyers alike, […]

James ConomosFounder and Principal Partner, James Conomos Lawyers

Roger Canals participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

Roger CanalsPartner, Arco Abogados

León Felipe Aguilar Jiménez participates in the IR Global Disputes Virtual Series – Technology & Disputes: The impact of new technology on litigation and dispute resolution

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers For the legal sector, COVID-19 has been a huge catalyst for change globally. Overnight, almost all legal advisors decamped en masse from their expensive mid-town and city offices to their homes to work. Personal meetings suddenly disappeared to be replaced by virtual meetings on Zoom or Microsoft Teams. As the UK […]

León Felipe Aguilar JiménezPartner, CAMYA

In response to court challenge, Department of Labor issues a new Families First Coronavirus Response Act rule effective Sept. 16, 2020

In response to the global pandemic, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law on March 18, 2020. FFCRA created two emergency paid leave obligations for employers with 500 or less employees: (1) emergency paid sick leave which entitles employees to take up to two weeks of paid sick leave if […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission updates COVID-19 guidance

On Sept. 8, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revised its question and answer guidance designed to help employers and employees respond to issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act and Other EEOC Laws” was first posted on March 17, 2020, […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Paycheck Protection Program: closed but issues remain

As you may have read recently, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) closed on Aug. 8, 2020, so that no additional loans would be granted under the program. The possibility exists that another round of funds through the program will be made available if and when Congress agrees on additional stimulus for taxpayers and the economy. […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.

Transactions Without A Waybill Before Customs, Items Delivery Without Waybill

1. The control authority of the Customs Administration in a large scale, in accordance with the Customs Code Sec. 3 / F. 13 is defined as: “customs control” which means that the Turkish Customs District observes entry of goods carried between other countries and Customs District, exit, transit, transfer and carried out by the customs […]

Cemil Baha ÖZALPPartner, OZALP

COVID-19 considerations for sale/purchase of a business

From working remotely to contact-free deliveries to video court appearances, COVID-19 is permanently changing the business and legal landscape, particularly in the sale or purchase of a business, whether via stock sale, asset sale or merger. Deals pending pre-COVID-19 are now proceeding to close; others terminated or are deferred due to the unforeseen changes caused by […]

David J. TecsonPrincipal, Chuhak & Tecson, P.C.