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  • Employee Benefits Issues In a Recession

    Some tips for employers coping with the economic slowdown and viral complications thereof: Keep state privacy laws and HIPPA regulations in mind when you collect employees’ health information. Some state laws, for example, require businesses to provide...

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  • Event Cancellation Spawns Lawsuit

    Entertainment promoter ACE Universe is suing GrowTix, the company that provided software to process ticket sales for its March 20-22 Comic Con, scheduled for the Boston Convention Center. Stars of comic-themed movies and tv series were signed...

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  • M&A and COVID-19

    The focus on cybersecurity in M&A transactions will only be intensified as a result of COVID-19. Companies that introduce new remote work programs or expanded their existing ones will be more vulnerable to hackers. Buyers will want...

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  • Measures Vary as Federal Courts React to Coronavirus

    The Supreme Court’s decision to postpone oral arguments made the biggest splash, but the 94 federal district courts and 13 circuit courts of appeal are also taking measures to deal with the coronavirus crisis. In the Northern...

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  • Law Firms Balk At Shutdown Order, File Suit

    In Pennsylvania, a law firm filed suit last week against a state mandatory shutdown order, arguing that the edict from Governor Tom Wolf deprived citizens of the right to counsel. An attorney on the case told The...

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  • Med Equipment Fixers To IP: Get Out Of The Way

    Hospital technicians and others in the medical field are pushing to expand “the right to repair” (something that’s been an issue in other sectors, like auto repair and farm equipment, for years) into the world of hospital...

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  • The Plague and Breach of Contract Litigation

    The only thing that will spread as fast as COVID-19 is breach of contract litigation, says attorney Schuyler Moore. He’s an entertainment lawyer, but his advice about how to limit the damages of a breached contract are...

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  • First Supreme Court Closedown Since the Spanish Flu

    On March 12, the Supreme Court announced that it is closed to the public “until further notice” “ut of concern for the health and safety of the public and Supreme Court employees.” This is the first disease-related...

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  • Harvard Law Students Protest University’s Coronavirus Strategy

    Law Students at Harvard organized protests and conducted a sit-in in response to the university’s announcement that students must quickly leave campus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Law School resident advisors met with a Dean of Students,...

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  • Nice Niche In A Growth Industry

    Harvey Weinstein is only the latest and best-publicized high net worth-felon who’s had recourse to a prison consultant. The Guardian interviewed Christopher Zoukis, who did 12 years in the hoosegow and now “works with clients who have...

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