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Friday, September 4th, 2020

September 4, 2020 The U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) this week published final regulations in the Federal Register to update and revise requirements for distance education programs and to make related changes to other regulations.  Secretary DeVos said in a…

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Friday, April 24th, 2020

Department of Defense solicitations require a Mission-Essential Contractor Services Plan when the DoD procures “Essential contractor Service and Mission-essential Functions.” DFARS 252.237-7023. The Plan must address the contractor’s ability to provide mission-essential functions during periods of crisis including, for example,…

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

The Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic is straining the defense industrial base and other federal contractors. Curfews and shelter-in-place orders have slowed or halted production on several programs, including Italian and Japanese facilities for final assembly of the F-35 joint strike fighter….

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Late last year, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury (the “Departments”) revised the Summary of Benefits and Coverage template (“SBC”) and its associated materials (including instructions, coverage example guides and narratives, and the SBC Coverage Examples…

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Friday, September 4th, 2020

September 4, 2020 The U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) this week published final regulations in the Federal Register to update and revise requirements for distance education programs and to make related changes to other regulations.  Secretary DeVos said in a…

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) has expanded its national footprint to South Florida with the addition of a Miami office and litigation attorneys Jeannine Jacobson and Latanae Parker. The opening of the Miami office continues the Firm’s strategic growth into…

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

In a previous client alert, we discussed several provisions under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) that provide relief to “qualified individuals” with regard to “coronavirus-related distributions” (“CRDs”) and loans from their retirement plan accounts….

Monday, August 31st, 2020

Updated Reporting for Student Portion of CARES Act Emergency Grants Today the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) announced revised reporting guidelines for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (“HEERF”) designated by the CARES Act to be used for emergency relief…

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements…

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The new Title IX rules issued by the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) in May become effective on August 14, 2020, just one month from now.  Even though the new rules are facing several legal challenges, the effective date…

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

The members of Maynard Cooper’s Public Company Advisory Practice counsel public companies, as well as companies aiming to become public, on the full range of matters shaping their operation in the public markets. As a continued service to our clients,…

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

On June 15, 2020, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the “Fed’) opened registration for lenders to participate in the Main Street loan facilities authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act enacted on March…

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale is proud to announce that Warren Lightfoot, Jr., Shareholder in the Firm’s Labor & Employment Practice, has been elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2020. This…

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

This Monday, the Supreme Court held that Title VII’s protections against discrimination on the basis of sex extend to protect individuals against employment terminations based in part on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a 6-3 majority opinion authored by…