Corporate Compliance

The CDC recently issued interim guidance for safety practices for critical infrastructure workers. The interim guidance provides that “critical infrastructure workers may be permitted to continue work following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and additional precautions are implemented to protect them and the community.” The interim guidance provides steps regarding what to do regarding critical infrastructure workers should do who have had exposure but remain asymptomatic, including the following: pre-screening prior to…
By Meredith Jones-McKeown and Torryn Rodgers On April 6, 2020, California’s Judicial Council enacted 11 emergency rule changes in response to the quickly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The changes follow Governor Gavin Newsom’s March 27 executive order granting the Council extended leeway in setting statewide trial court orders addressing COVID-19 and demonstrate efforts by the Council to balance protection of the public health with basic operations of the judicial system.…
By John Evans As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to alter our lives and businesses, it is most important to keep the safety of people at the forefront. Social distancing is widely considered to be one of the most important practices to combat the spread of the virus. Many businesses have shifted to a remote work environment so their employees can follow “stay-at-home” guidelines. This new way of conducting business has an effect on data…
By Allison Handy In recent days, both Delaware Governor John C. Carney and the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance (Corp Fin) have provided additional relief for public companies working to hold their annual meetings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Delaware Order. On April 6, 2020, Governor Carney issued a Tenth Modification to his State of Emergency Order for the State of Delaware. The order addresses the concerns of public companies incorporated in Delaware regarding how…
Authored by Joe Cutler, Michelle Han, Anna Joy and Will Gillis We have been hearing from community organizations and our pro bono partners that some of our community’s smallest and most vulnerable small businesses either do not know about the resources available to them under federal relief programs or are overwhelmed with information and unsure about how to proceed. Still others mistakenly believe that they do not qualify for state and federal programs,…