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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…

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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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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…

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

This afternoon, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released an unofficial version of an Interim Final Rule (“IFR”) addressing the eligibility of students to receive emergency financial aid grants under Sections 18004(a)(2), 18004(a)(3), and 18004(c) of Higher Education Emergency Relief…

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

June 9, 2020 Last month, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released its long-awaited and controversial final rule regarding sexual harassment and other forms of sex discrimination prohibited under Title IX.  These new regulations are effective on August 14, 2020….

Friday, May 29th, 2020

On May 26, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) most recent guidance to its Regional Administrators and State Plan Designees took effect. In this guidance—more formally known as the Revised Enforcement Guidance for Recording Cases of Coronavirus Disease…

Friday, May 29th, 2020

A new safe harbor for electronic disclosures released by the Employee Benefits Security Administration (“EBSA”) complements earlier guidance released by EBSA, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), and the Department of Treasury (“Treasury”).  Together, these regulatory releases provide welcome relief for…

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted amendments to its financial disclosure requirements under Regulation S-X (Reg. S-X) for acquisitions and dispositions of businesses by public companies. The amendments1 are intended to improve the financial information…

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (“SECURE Act”) implements several changes to existing laws that could have a significant effect on estate planning for retirement assets. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the…

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Late on Friday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) released updated guidance on a host of issues arising from interruptions in institutional operations related to the COVID-19 national emergency.  This new 11-page document, along with an accompanying Q&A,…