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Goldman Class Cert. Ruling Has COVID-19 Implications: Amici

By Dean Seal

A group of law professors and former SEC officials said Friday that the Second Circuit's recent split-panel ruling against Goldman Sachs in a heavily watched class certification fight creates risks to public companies that are now exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.

Pro Say: Will COVID-19 Shrink The Lavish BigLaw Office?

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COVID-19 has forced BigLaw firms to abandon their opulent offices and transform their lawyers into remote workers, pushing many firm leaders to question the enormous price they pay for high-end real estate.

Sens. Seek To Give Rural Health Care Program $2B Boost

By Nadia Dreid

The Federal Communications Commission's rural health care program could get its budget beefed up by some $2 billion to help providers cope with the coronavirus pandemic, if a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers get their way.

'09 Law Grads Offer Advice To Survive 2020 Job Search Chaos

By Michael Phillis

DLA Piper partner Jamila Justine Willis knows well the knot of worry that has become a permanent fixture over the last few months for law students in the Class of 2020.

Troutman To Cut Pay Ahead Of Pepper Hamilton Tie-Up

By Aebra Coe

Ahead of its planned merger with Pepper Hamilton LLP in July, Troutman Sanders announced Friday that it will implement compensation reductions for attorneys and staff beginning June 1 that will continue for an unspecified period of time.

Virus Set To Extend Already Growing Merger Times

By Bryan Koenig

The uncertainty of getting a merger vetted by antitrust authorities while COVID-19 ravages markets means companies will likely be giving themselves even more time to complete the deal, a cushion that one study indicates has already been growing to compensate for lengthening investigations.


Expert Analysis

A Post-COVID-19 Road Map For UK Financial Services

From setting realistic recovery expectations to anticipating regulatory zeal to strategizing internal operations, attorneys at King & Spalding offer a road map for U.K. financial services stakeholders attempting to return to "normal" when the pandemic subsides.

Pandemic May Speed Up Esports' Growth In Nevada

While the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down Nevada's traditional sports wagering market, video game contests can easily meet social distancing requirements, and Nevada regulators appear ready to embrace approval of wagers for these esports events, say attorneys at Dickinson Wright.

The Current Barriers To International Health Cooperation

Although governments continue to construct direct barriers to international health collaboration by restricting foreign direct investment, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the necessity of borderless health care goods and services, say attorneys at Mayer Brown.

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