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Stay informed regarding the latest legal developments related to Coronavirus to help advise your clients.

Insurance Issues Arising from Coronavirus: Business Interruption and Other Possible Claims

Trusted coverage and insurance carrier counsel discuss the exposures and issues likely to arise from COVID-19. Now On‑Demand »

The Impact of Coronavirus on Employee Benefits and the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

The most recent federal laws and regulations in play including the CARES Act and Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Now On‑Demand »

COVID-19 and the Construction Project: Key Contract and Insurance Issues

Key construction contract terms to consider, including force majeure; notice; scope; enforcement and damages. Now On‑Demand »

Managing Psychological and Legal Obstacles During the Pandemic: A Lawyer's Guide

Cosponsored by The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

How to maintain a calm demeanor with clients while managing your own emotions and those of your family members. Now On‑Demand »

COVID-19 and Commercial Contracts: Will the Global Pandemic Excuse Contractual Performance?

Challenges concerning contractual clauses and extra-contractual doctrines. Now On‑Demand »

COVID-19 and Nonprofit Organizations: Strategizing a Response

Important considerations, resources, and policy changes all nonprofits should consider during this pandemic. Now On‑Demand »

Pregnancy and Family Responsibility Discrimination, Parental Leave, and COVID-19 Complications

The law as it relates to pregnancy discrimination, family responsibility discrimination, and parental leave. Now On‑Demand »


Legal Ethics and Practice During the Pandemic

Get highlights of the essential ethics guidelines that any lawyer working under extreme circumstances should follow. Now On‑Demand »

COVID-19 Insurance Coverage Update and Virtual ADR Solutions: How COVID-19 is Revolutionizing Claims

How ADR solutions can be used to effectively and fairly resolve COVID-19 insurance coverage disputes. Now On‑Demand »

Working Remotely, But Not Alone: How to Access, Share, and Protect Your Documents

Learn to utilize the tools already on your computer to work remotely and effectively. Now On‑Demand »

COVID-19 and Real Estate Leases: Key Considerations for Landlords and Tenants

Navigate through your commercial real estate lease provisions and consider actions and strategies to successfully operate during this challenging business climate. Now On‑Demand »

CARES Act Tax Solutions: Critical Opportunities for Businesses in the Downturn

Learn key tax solutions for your business clients and the evolving tax planning issues under the CARES Act. Now On‑Demand »

Electronic Contracts, E-Signatures, and Working Remotely: The Latest Legal Trends and Developments

The fundamentals, legal trends, and recent developments in binding electronic contracts and valid electronic signatures. Now On‑Demand »

Representations and Warranties Insurance: Emerging Issues and Practice Pointers in Uncertain Times

The application of RWI in distressed M&A deals and the impact of Covid-19 on the RWI marketplace. Now On‑Demand »

Managing Others Remotely: Adapting Best Practices for Delegating, Supervising, and Motivating in Legal Practice

Ensuring clear expectations and ongoing communication with those working remotely. Now On‑Demand »


The New Ethics of Working Remotely: Cybersecurity and Other Risks

Expert guidance on protecting yourself, your firm, and your clients. Now On‑Demand »

Business Continuity Planning: Managing Risk During the Pandemic and Beyond

Critical aspects of establishing and activating an effective business continuity plan for your firm or organization. Now On‑Demand »

Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements: Overlooked Issues, including COVID‑19 Complications...

Drafting key provisions of a PSA. Now On‑Demand »

COVID‑19 Employment Litigation Tidal Wave: What Employers Can Do to Prepare

The WARN Act, OSHA, layoffs, furloughs, workers compensation, and more. Now On‑Demand »

Real Estate Bankruptcies and Work‑Outs: Practical Strategies for the Post‑COVID Era

Prepare for new procedures and new postures with regard to filings, stay applications, and recovery options. Now On‑Demand »

Paycheck Protection Program Update: The Flexibility Features of PPP Forgiveness

Overview of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) and the Revised Interim Final Rule. Now On‑Demand »

CARES Act: Commercial Real Estate Tax Benefits and Key Steps to Take

Practical guidance on the advantages that the CARES Act has to offer your commercial real estate clients. Now On‑Demand »

M&A in the Era of COVID-19: The Issues Boards Must Consider

Attorneys advising or serving on corporate boards need to know how to navigate unique issues presented by the pandemic and how to analyze new opportunities. Now On‑Demand »

Reputational Risk: Protecting Your Corporate Client in Today's Global Crises

Current and historic reputational crises examples from BP to Boeing are used to discuss key features of reputation crises. Now On‑Demand »

Reopening Office Spaces: Best Practices and Potential Pitfalls for Landlords and Tenants

Who is responsible for undertaking any modification of the existing space? Now On‑Demand »

OSHA Compliance and Return-to-Work Considerations During COVID-19

Unprepared employers not only risk receiving fines and citations for failing to adopt adequate protective measurables relative to COVID-19, but also scrutiny workplace safety and health programs. Now On‑Demand »

E-Signatures and Remote Notarization: What Every Lawyer Needs To Know

What kinds of documents can be signed or notarized remotely? Are they secure? What kind of e-signature platform is right for your practice? Now On‑Demand »

Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements: Overlooked Issues, including COVID-19 Complications and Other Crisis Planning

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Beyond Force Majeure: Essential Contracting Strategies for the COVID-19 Era

Strategies on reviewing and revising existing clauses in light of COVID‑19. Now On‑Demand »

Collecting Personal Data: Practical Guidelines for Legally Using, Monetizing, and Sharing Data

The legal and regulatory risks of sharing and selling data, including issues with COVID-19 contact tracing. Now On‑Demand »

Law Firm, Interrupted: Business Interruption Claim Strategies for Your Practice

Procedures a law firm should follow for the claims process and responses to insurer inquiries. Now On‑Demand »

Notarizing and Executing Documents From a Distance: New Tools for Estate Planners

Cosponsored by The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

Why remote online notarization (RON) is commonly used — and misused. Now On‑Demand »

Mitigating COVID-19 Liability: Waivers and Other Risk Management Tools

Trends in COVID‑19 waiver litigation including liability waivers as a shield to deter and defend COVID‑19 exposure claims. Now On‑Demand »

Podcast Series: Coping with COVID

The American Law Institute and the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School have jointly developed an informative video podcast series, “Coping with COVID.” Here is the series to help you gain insights on how COVID is impacting various areas of the profession.

Podcasts are complimentary and do not provide CLE credit.

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More Readings: “Real Liberty,” Vaccination, Plague, Police Power, and Takings — by Robert H. Thomas

Here’s what we’re reading today, spurred by the headlines swirling around all of us. Mostly cases about the role of the courts when government curtails liberty or property rights under its police or emergency powers. We’ve now seen the first lawsuit claiming that an order to shut down businesses is a due process violation and is a regulatory taking requiring compensation, and we’re hearing about official quarantines, citations for people violating stay-home orders, and the like.

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Emergency Remote Notarization and Witnessing Orders — by Lauren Wolven & Erin Mayer

During this time, some states have acted to allow remote notarization or remote witnessing on an emergency basis. A list of these states can be found here. This is a swiftly developing area so check back for updates. This publication was compiled for the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

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